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The initial act of sifting through a bulky project can be a daunting task.  When a shoot is complete, thoughts are typically confined to the stack(s) of material awaiting our review.  One simple approach to initially reviewing a project is to take advantage of the filtering power of Lightroom to aid in the selection process.

When faced with a folder of work to analyze and compare, Library Filters are a close ally in making informed selections and establishing a firm direction for organizing and storing each project.  Let’s take a quick tour of the filter panels and how to access them in both Lightroom and Bridge:

Whether sifting through a range of test shots or dialing in final selections, applying a few simple filters can dramatically simplify the process.

If you have any questions, please feel free to drop me a note at [email protected] or connect with me on Twitter.

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About Mark Morrow

Mark is an active professional photographer based in Roanoke, Virginia, with specialties in real estate and architectural projects as well as commercial product and portrait work. Always an avid student of the craft, Mark enjoys sharing insight and inspiration with amateur enthusiasts and aspiring professionals as a contributing author with Photofocus.com.

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