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The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers by Martin Evening

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2. Importing photos

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Photograph: © 2006 Matt WrefordNikon D70 | 28 mm | 400 ISO | f/9 @ 1/60th

A guide to the various ways you can bring your photos into Lightroom

Lightroom is essentially a catalog management program and raw image processor combined into one. It is also important to appreciate how Lightroom differs from browser programs such as Adobe Bridge, where you simply point Bridge at a folder to inspect the contents. The browser method is really suited for those times when you want the freedom to search everything that’s on your computer. The downside of this approach is that you first have to know where to look in order to find what you ...

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