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Remedy for Lost Images

Hal Gosling

New Member
Aug 12, 2018
Lightroom Experience
Lightroom Version
Lightroom Version
Operating System
Windows 10
Just an update on finding my lost images. With help from everyone I got the idea of locating my lost images but it was not very successful. What worked was using “Synchronize” function. This just readressed all folders to their current location and I was then easily able to drag all the image folders from 3 external drives and relocate onto one external drive.
I found the synchronize fix on a YouTube video.

Victoria Bampton

Lightroom Queen
Staff member
Lightroom Guru
Sep 29, 2007
Southampton, UK
Lightroom Experience
Power User
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Cloud Service
Hal, just be aware that synchronizing folder removes them from the catalog and adds them at the new location, so you might have lost your edits in the process.