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Take Control of Lightroom CC by Jeff Carlson

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Build Your Photo Library

Photographers tend to focus on the visual, letting more mundane details like organization and storage (and sometimes even paying bills or remembering to eat) drift to the periphery. We want to edit and share our photos, not manage them.

One of the main appeals of a tool like Lightroom CC is the capability to keep all of your photos in a single location—rather than in multiple folders and apps scattered across a hard drive–so you’ll always know where to find them. And since Lightroom CC synchronizes everything with Creative Cloud, your library is the same on all of your devices that run a version of Lightroom.

Import Photos

The first step is to add photos to your library. (Lightroom CC also imports video clips, but they ...

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