Category or Date for cataloging in Lightroom?

9 months 6 days ago #630408 by No Show
Why does Adobe default to date vs category?  I've recently noticed some people suggesting cataloging via category, which is completely different from what I've been doing.  

Just throwing this out here to see what others are doing for this?

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9 months 6 days ago #630454 by garyrhook
Um, what? Longtime LR user here, and I don't understand that question at all....


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9 months 6 days ago #630484 by Shadowfixer1
I generally use the default "date" system for my images. I will rename some when it's a special trip to a specific place like "New Mexico" or "Oregon". There are many ways to do it. You can bypass using cataloging by the use of "key" words to pull up images. That way you can quickly pull up "BIF" or "waterfalls" or any number of images if you use key words.

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9 months 5 days ago #630711 by Moossmann
If I'm understanding your right, I catalog by date.


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9 months 5 days ago #630715 by shelland

garyrhook wrote: Um, what? Longtime LR user here, and I don't understand that question at all....

I keep re-reading it, and don't understand the question either. 

Scott

- Twin Cities, MN

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9 months 4 days ago #630736 by Ian Stone
+1 Date


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9 months 4 days ago #630737 by Ian Stone

shelland wrote:

garyrhook wrote: Um, what? Longtime LR user here, and I don't understand that question at all....

I keep re-reading it, and don't understand the question either. 


I'm guessing for my answer!  LOL 


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8 months 4 weeks ago #631970 by Fess Walker
+1 for Date

I'm thinking I know what they are talking about.  :whistle:


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