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Copy Photos in Collection to External Drive?

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Sep 5, 2020
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Classic, 9.4
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  1. macOS 10.14 Mojave
Hi. I'm new to LR and have already learned a lot through this site, but I'm still getting used to the folder and collection structure. I've imported photos from several trips into LR. The photos are spread across several folders on an external hard drive. I'd like to move a copy of each of the photos in this collection to a second external HD for a family member, but each of the folders they're scattered around in also has a lot of photos from other occasions that do not belong in this collection. I've made a new folder for the photos on my (2nd) destination hard drive. Is there a way to tell LR to create a copy of each photo in that folder? I'm keeping the collection with its photos in LR, but the second set of photos on the new external HD will not need to be part of the LR catalog. Thanks for any advice on how to build a second set of the photos on the other HD.
Hi and welcome to the forums!

Yes, just select the photos in the Collection and Export - this lets you specify an output location.
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