Chapter 3

Lightroom Classic Basics That You Should Know

IN THIS CHAPTER

Bullet Learn key Lightroom Classic preference settings

Bullet Understanding cloud storage versus local storage

Bullet Understanding what happens if you stop your subscription

Bullet Getting familiar with file formats

Bullet Understanding bit depth and color spaces

Beyond the all-important catalog, there are a number of things, from key preference settings to color spaces, that every Lightroom Classic user should know before they dive in too deep. I also want to clarify what is meant by “the cloud” in the context of the Lightroom world. Let’s start with the nitty-gritty preference settings you’ll want to know.

Configuring Lightroom Classic Preferences

Lightroom Classic’s default preference settings are good for getting you up and running, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make a few tweaks to suit your workflow better. You adjust the seat or mirrors in your car every now and then, right? You’ll probably want to do the same here.

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