7 Finding Images

As the number of images you import into Lightroom inevitably becomes overwhelming, you’ll need ways to fetch exactly the photos you need without a lot of work. The Library Filter toolbar provides a powerful way to quickly sift through your images.

Using the Library Filter

The Library Filter pulls together a variety of ways to search your photos. Using its three main search buttons—Text, Attribute, and Metadata—you can quickly cast a wide net to find all of a particular type of photo or drill down to a single specific image. The Library Filter toolbar also includes a Custom Filter pop-up menu with six predefined searches, plus the ability to tailor your ...

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