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The Photoshop Lightroom Workbook by Jamie Spritzer, Seth Resnick

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CHAPTER 7

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The Lightroom Library Module

Let’s start by talking about Lightroom’s first Module, the Library. The Library Module is command central for Lightroom. This is your digital asset management system. It is where you view, sort, search, manage, organize, rank, compare and browse through your images.

The Lightroom Library Module is a true database that catalogs all imported images so you can view previews and data whether the images are online or not. All images must be imported into Lightroom to view them. The process of importing photos, imports the image and also creates a metadata record in Lightroom’s catalog. This record contains all ...

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