A&P What's your folder scheme in Lightroom?

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  1. verbal

    verbal Active Member

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    I really need a new scheme for mine. In for suggestions.
     
  2. tetsuo

    tetsuo And shepherds we shall be...

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    e:\pictures\yyyy\mm-dd short description
     
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    c:\pictures\YYYY_MM_DD Event description
     
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    x:\pics\YYYY\MM\MMDDYYYY - Description\
     
  7. BeachBoy

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    I have the YYYY (2009 the current) for the regular weekly stuff/activities
    I have a Travel folder where I put the travel sets
    And a Stuff & Random where I have pictures of random stuff (the condo, etc) with subfolders for animals and vehicules.

    2009 stuff:
    My Pictures\YYYY\YYYY_MM_DD Event description
    Travel\YYYY_Destination
    Stuff & Random\Name
    Stuff & Random\Animals\Name
    Stuff & Random\Vehicules\YYYY Model

    Archive:
    z:\My Pictures\YYYY\YYYY_MM_DD Event description

    I have my external HDD to always have Z letter so when I plug it in, it always matches in Lightroom.. and I can easily transfer the 2009 sets there when 2010 comes.

    My flickr collection is very close to my actual computer LR setup

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/thebeachboy/collections/
     
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    Where can i get lightroom?
     
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    Post KITTAH pix! :eek5:
     
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    1349 Kruzifixxion

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    Oh..
     
  12. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    E:\Pictures\YYYY-MM-DD Name
     
  13. verbal

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    i just reorganized my stuff and now I want to add a year folder before all the other folders. When I try to add that folder, it wants to re-import all that stuff. How do I just add the year folder then tell Lightroom where the libraries are that are already imported?
     
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    say it photos/nature/2009 and you want it photos/2009/nature

    you can drag and drop to move, or right click, create folder inside of xxx folder, then drag and drop the stuff into that.
     
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    you can also right click and manually locate folder.
     
  16. verbal

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    My current folder structure in Finder is Year/mm.dd Description. In lightroom, I just have mm.dd Description. I want to change the LR scheme to be just like the Finder scheme, but when I try to add a folder it wants to import all the photos in every directory in that folder.

    How can I get the year folder to show in LR with the proper folders for that year inside it without having to import everything in the 2009 folder?
     
  17. mojito

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    right click on the month, select add containing folder
     

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