with Scott Kelby
Become a master of the Lightroom Classic import process! Join Scott Kelby as he demystifies the Lightroom Classic import window, explains the core workflow, orients you to all of t... READ MORE
lessons: 10 Course Lessons
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Lightroom Classic: Importing Like a Pro
with Scott Kelby
Become a master of the Lightroom Classic import process! Join Scott Kelby as he demystifies the Lightroom Classic import window, explains the core workflow, orients you to all of the options, and shows you methods to make this process more efficient and reliable. Once you fully understand this aspect of the workflow it will make your Lightroom Classic life so much easier! BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction to Importing (free course preview)
Scott introduces the class and discusses what will be covered in the lessons that follow.
lesson 2: Importing Photos From a Drive
Of course we all start with photos already on our system, so here’s how to add those photos to your catalog.
lesson 3: Understanding the Core Workflow
Scott takes a closer look at the options in the top of the Import window.
lesson 4: Viewing and Selecting Photos
Explore the options for viewing and selecting photos in the import window.
lesson 5: Build Preview Choices
The File Handling panel contains options for what type of previews are built after the import process.
lesson 6: Additional File Handling Options
Beyond previews, there are a few additional options to understand in the File Handling panel.
lesson 7: File Renaming
Learn how to rename the copies being made during import.
lesson 8: Apply During Import
There are a number of actions you can take to apply settings and metadata to your photos as part of the import process.
lesson 9: Creating Import Presets
An import preset is a great way to preserve settings and save time.
lesson 10: Auto Import
Learn how to configure the Auto Import process to provide an alternative method for bringing photos into your catalog.
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Scott is the President and CEO of KelbyOne, is also the original "Photoshop Guy", is the editor and publisher of Photoshop User Magazine, Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference, Training Director and instructor for KelbyOne Live Seminars, and author of a string of bestselling technology and photography books.
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