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Scott Kelby’s Simplified Lightroom Image Management (SLIM) System
with Scott Kelby
All new and updated for Lightroom Classic! Have you ever wished you could start your Lightroom catalog over from scratch and do it right? If you have, or if you are just starting to use Lightroom for this first time, this class is for you. Join Scott Kelby as he walks you through his simplified Lightroom image management system (SLIM) that keeps his drive organized, his workflow simple, and his peace of mind intact. This is a class you’re going to want to watch in its entirety before you take action, but it may be just the thing you need to rethink how to use Lightroom from the ground up and see things in a new light. By the end of the class, you’ll have an organizational process for moving forward with confidence, clarity, and simplicity.
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lesson 1: Storing Your Photos (free course preview)
Scott introduces the class and discusses what will be covered in the lessons that follow, then jumps right into how to store your photos.
lesson 2: Cloud Backup
You’ve got to have a third leg to your backup system.
lesson 3: Organizing Your Photos
Get your photos organized on your drive.
lesson 4: Just One Catalog
Keep your life simpler by using just one Lightroom catalog.
lesson 5: Use Collections
The collections panel is visible in all modules and is a safer option than working in folders.
lesson 6: Create Organizational Structure with Collection Sets and Collections
You’ll want to mimic your folder structure using collection sets and collections.
lesson 7: Organizing a Shoot
Learn how to make your selects and organize your shoot.
lesson 8: Making Selects
Scott shares his method and philosophy for making selects after a shoot.
lesson 9: Traps to Avoid
Here are a few traps you’ll want to avoid.
lesson 10: Reevaluate Keywording
Keywording is powerful, but it can take a lot of time.
lesson 11: Understand the Import Process
Once you understand what is really happening during the import process you’ll have a much better Lightroom experience.
lesson 12: Adding Automation
Let Lightroom do some of the work for us.
lesson 13: Closing Tips
Scott shares some closing tips for searching, finding missing photos, and more.
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meet  Scott Kelby
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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