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    My lightroom catalogs are a disaster

    Just realized a key aspect that may potentially solve lots of my problems... So i have many photos in my lightroom catalog that I also have saved another place on external (in a separate names folder.) "Updating folder location" may be something I use to help with this transition... I will...
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    My lightroom catalogs are a disaster

    Slowly but surely I have been consolidating my catalogs. (I actually had 4 instead of the 2, maybe 3 I initially thought I did). I got all catalogs organized and upgraded to LR 5. I have deleted the older versions of them and they all are located in one spot on my hard drive now. Now I have...
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    My lightroom catalogs are a disaster

    I am just now starting this process. I want to mention a couple things while I am thinking about it. As far as folder structure goes, to organize to one sort of system is going to be difficult. Here's my dilemma: On my iMac (which will be my new master), I have the folders organized some by...
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    My lightroom catalogs are a disaster

    Thank you for such a detailed response. I am going to try to touch on each point you have made. The way you are describing me going about this transfer does make complete sense. My worry though is because I will be running into duplicates, edited vs. un edited versions of pictures, etc. For...
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    My lightroom catalogs are a disaster

    I need some major advice. As of right now I have 2 different catalogs. One is on my Mac desktop and one is on my MacBook. My catalog on my desktop is about 5 or 6 years old and my laptop is only a few years old. Each one is a mess because I made the mistake of moving things around outside of...
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