Are you already using Lightroom at home?
If you already have a Lightroom catalog on your computer at home, go to Already Have a Catalog.
If not, read on.
You're going to use Lightroom to:
Before you can start using Lightroom, you have to create a Lightroom catalog.
The Lightroom catalog is a database, like an Excel spreadsheet.
The catalog is a storage space for your:
• Organizing instructions.
• Editing instructions.
When you're using Lightroom, you'll be using three things on your computer.
1) Lightroom program
2) Lightroom catalog
3) My Pictures or Pictures
|Lightroom program||Lightroom catalog||My Pictures or Pictures|
Stores organizing & editing instructions
Making a Lightroom catalog is easy.
But, you have to . . .
You must follow the directions below.
If you try to wing it on your own, you'll probably have difficulty.
This document is very clear.
You'll get help in class from me and our excellent TA.
I offer e-mail support.
You can schedule a one-on-one session with me before class.
There's no charge for this session.
When we start using Lightroom, that's the time to solve any problems with setting up Lightroom.
If you encounter a problem in subsequent classes, please schedule a one-on-one session with me before the next class.