Managing image files

Charles Robinson charlesr at
Thu Jul 15 09:37:12 EDT 2010

On Jul 14, 2010, at 20:33, Godfrey DiGiorgi wrote:
> Another way to get a similar effect is to tag them with standardized
> subject keywords and use Smart Collections to organize them by subject
> inside Lightroom. They stay where they were put during the import
> process, but you can browse them by subject this way. They can also be
> in multiple subject categories this way ... say you have one category
> which is Portrait and another which is Landscape. If you have a very
> nice environmental portrait of a friend which also happens to be in a
> wonderful Landscape setting, you can keyword the image with both and
> it will be browseable in both contexts in the category-based smart
> collections. You can't do that without duplicating files in the file
> system, which is why it's an advantageous way to use the LR features.

I so wish that I were on the Left Coast.  I would take one of your LR classes in a heartbeat!


Charles Robinson - charlesr at
Minneapolis, MN

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