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Default Collection for Imported Photos

JoeLightroom

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I am using Lightroom CC 2015.8 on a Mac and Lightroom Mobile and would like to have all photos I import from my camera's memory card into my LR desktop catalog be automatically available on my iPad. It already works well when I add the imported photos to a Synchronized Collection, but I cannot find anywhere to set a default Collection for imports. I see the checkbox for "Add to Collection" in the import dialog, but it must be checked every time I import files. Is there a way to permanently set this? I am not talking about Develop Presets. I can setup an Input Preset to do this, but cannot set a default Input Preset either. Any suggestions for my workflow? Thanks in advance!
 
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Yes, on the bottom of the import dialog is an option to save the settings.
This will include the collection, application of presets...
 

ParkerPhoto

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Dec 19, 2016
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Some of the other options available, during import, are sticky. I have "build smart previews" selected and every time I re-import, it's still checked. Not sure why this isn't an option for "add to collection". As "tspear" mentioned, create a preset of all your settings.
 
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