Monday Video – Archiving Photos

In this week’s video I’m tackling one of those questions I get just about everyday – archiving photos with Lightroom. It’s actually a great question and I know a lot of folks out there have the same issue. How do you archive your photos from Lightroom so you can free up hard drive space but still maintain and manage your photo shoots in Lightroom? I’ll warn you ahead of time, there is no “Archive” feature in Lightroom right now. However, in this video I’ll give you a strategy of how you can at least come close to archiving and still allow Lightroom to manage your photos.

Click here to watch the video. (10 Mb)

Author: Matt Kloskowski

Matt is the full-time Director of Education for Kelby Media Group and a Tampa-based photographer. He's the Editor-in-Chief of Lightroom Magazine, the lead instructor on the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom LIVE Seminar Tour and author of several best-selling Photoshop books. Matt also hosts the world's top Lightroom blog,, where he's built up a massive library of Lightroom videos, presets and tips. In addition to teaching Photoshop, Lightroom and photography seminars around the world, he's an instructor at Photoshop World and one of the full-time staff writers for Photoshop User Magazine.

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