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Lightroom 5, Part 2: Import Images

with expert John Wiley & Sons

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Course at a glance

Release date 2/24/2015
Level Beginner
Runtime 1h 1m
Closed captioning N/A
Transcript N/A
eBooks / courseware Included
Hands-on labs N/A
Sample code Included
Exams N/A

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Course description

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom has emerged as the leading image management application, and Lightroom 5 gives digital photographers and creative professionals the power to view, edit, and manage huge collections of digital photos with the click of a button. Now, in this 9 part learning series you learn can learn the ins and outs of maximizing Lightroom 5 – from navigating the interface and importing images to automating your organization process and beyond – with Lightroom 5 Essentials. Pull your images into Lightroom and customize your organization options for your needs. Work with RAW and JPG formats and export your images to other programs. Add Plug-Ins and take advantage of Lightroom’s editing features. Solve common Lightroom challenges.


This course assumes very little familiarity with Adobe Lightroom 5. This course is part of 9 courses; Lightroom 5: Getting Started; Lightroom 5: Import Images; Lightroom 5: Organizing Images; Lightroom 5: Collections, Video & Backups; Lightroom 5: Develop & Enhance; Lightroom 5: Editing Workflow; Lightroom 5: Exporting & Publishing; Lightroom 5: Layouts and Lightroom 5: Slideshows. Please be sure to view the courses in order if you are new to the material.

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Our Creative Design courses are presented by experts from Wiley Publishing. Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice, and education. They are the publisher of award-winning journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services.

Course outline

Import Images

Import Basics (17:48)
  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Import Your Photos (02:00)
  • Import Basics (07:38)
  • Add Metadata (03:33)
  • Metadata Continued (04:19)
  • Summary (00:08)
File Names (21:23)
  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Naming Images (04:10)
  • Filename Template Editor (04:15)
  • File Numbering (05:19)
  • Add Images to Catalog (04:15)
  • Previews (03:07)
  • Summary (00:08)
Importing (22:13)
  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Import from Hard Drive (06:59)
  • Import from Camera (04:58)
  • Select Photos to Import (03:02)
  • Import Dialog (03:53)
  • Previous Import (03:02)
  • Summary (00:08)