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

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5. Working with catalogs

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Photograph: Arches National Park, Moab, Utah © 2009 Martin EveningCanon EOS 1Ds Mk III | 260 mm | 1600 ISO | f/8 @ 1/15th

An explanation of the relationship between the Lightroom catalog and the way images are stored on the computer

What sets Lightroom apart from other raw image processing programs is its ability to manage the descriptive content of the image catalog. There is much to be said for keeping your images in a well-organized catalog system where they can easily be retrieved at a later date.

The Lightroom catalog plays a central role in everything that you do. As you import your photos into Lightroom, the catalog ...

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