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Lessons in DSLR Workflow with Lightroom and Photoshop by Jerry Courvoisier

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Chapter Seven. Organizing Images in the Library

After the import process is complete, the Library Module is where you begin to view, sort, manage, organize, compare, and rate your images. Digital photography allows you to make many choices about how to take on the management process, and Lightroom’s design is flexible enough to work with a simple separate catalog system. Take some time to review and think through the following issues. The success of user-designed management depends on the answers to a few questions:

  • Do you want everything you ever shot? If the answer is yes, be prepared to have lots of storage space and very large catalogs.

  • Do you want to only save and catalog your best series of images? This could be a reasonable approach, involving ...

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