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Lightroom >

Collections Workflow >

2 – Create a Folder

Create a folder called Lightroom Photos.

You'll import all of your photograph into this folder.

Windows

To make a _Lightroom Photos folder, do the following.

1) Go to Pictures or My Pictures.

2) Right click on a blank area in the window.

3) Select New > Folder.

4) Enter _Lightroom Photos or another name for your folder.

By putting an underscore at the beginning of the folder name, the folder will appear at the top of your folders.

5) Press Enter.

Mac

To make a Lightroom Photos folder, do the following.

1) Go to the Desktop.

2) Open the File menu at the top of your screen.

3) Click New Folder.

4) Enter Lightroom Photos or another name for your folder.

5) Press Return.

By having the folder on your Desktop—the photographs will be backed up to iCloud—if you use the feature.