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

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4. Managing photos in the Library module

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Photograph: Monument Valley, Utah © 2009 Martin EveningCanon EOS 1Ds Mk III | 130 mm | 200 ISO | f/8 @ 1/400th

How to use the metadata tools in Lightroom to manage your catalogs

Lightroom is designed to help you organize and catalog your images from the very first moment you import them. From there on, Lightroom provides a flexible system of file management that can free you from the rigid process of having to organize your images within system folders. Although Lightroom does still let you manage your photos by folders, it can also manage your images globally by letting you use metadata to filter your ...

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