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Configuring your computer for Lightroom Before you install Lightroom you should be sure your computer is up to snuff. Lightroom is a powerful application, and as such can sometimes be quite demanding on computer resources. Most importantly, make sure your computer meets the minimum system requirements, which have changed significantly in version 5. In all but a couple of very minor ways, working with Lightroom is essentially the same on Mac and Windows. I use a Windows desktop and Mac laptop, and my Lightroom experience is the same on both.
01 • Include some kind of identifier as to what the folder/file contains. For the nature photographer, using the names of locations and/or subject matter makes sense. • Use sequence numbers (or serial numbers) to differentiate files from a single shooting session. • Name and group folders and subfolders according to their date or content. • When possible, give your folders and the files they contain the same base filename. • The system must be able to scale (grow exponentially) over time. You can learn more about using Lightroom for asset management in Chapters 2 and 3.
Lights Out: All interface elements are hidden by a solid color (also specified in Preferences). Lightroom Interface Preferences Many of Lightroom’s interface options can also be customized in the Lightroom Preferences (under the Lightroom menu on Mac and the Edit menu on Windows). 24 Getting Started 01 Figure 1-9 SECONDARY DISPLAY Lightroom offers support for dual monitors using the Secondary Display feature (see Figure 1–10). Open the second window by clicking the button on the upper left side of the Filmstrip.