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How do I open a JPEG in Lightroom 2?

Posted on 2008-10-02
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Yes this is absolutely ridiculous but another person and I have been trying for awhile to just open a photo in Lightroom 2 and cannot do it.

How do you do it?
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by:Karl Heinz Kremer
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You don't just open an image in LightRoom - you need to import it first. Once it's in LightRoom, you just edit it.
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by:spry08
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I get that but how do I import it? It won't let me just import a JPEG. Is there some sort of setup I need to do?

I've tried to drag and drop like Photoshop but that won't work.
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Karl Heinz Kremer earned 50 total points
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When you are in the Library module, there is an "Import" button in the lower left corner. You can also use File>Import Photos from Disk.
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by:spry08
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ok I'll give that a shot as soon as I get to work in the morning and will let you know how it goes.

Thanks!
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