Lightroom is my preferred platform for viewing, selecting, editing and delivering images, but occasionally, I need to open images directly into Photoshop, or view a folder of images in Bridge. In either case, the XMP data is the key to making a seamless workflow for that kind of circumstance. This Lightroom lesson explains how to use XMP data to allow a synchronous interaction between Lightroom, Bridge and Photoshop Camera RAW.
Using XMP Sidecar Files to Sync Lightroom with Bridge and Photoshop Camera RAW from Jared Platt on Vimeo.
Don’t miss the Lightroom Workflow Workshop and PUG Tour coming to your city soon. We start in Pittsburgh in July and are traveling across the country throughout the rest of 2010. Go to www.jaredplattworkshops.com for more information and to book your seat now. Learn how to cut your workflow in half and get a lot of great gifts from our sponsors, including the chance to win an iPad.
See you all out on the road.
Written by Jared Platt
Jared is a professional photographer and photographic educator. He studied photography at Arizona State University where he earned his undergraduate and masters degrees in Photography. He teaches college photography courses as well as workshops for professional photographers and provides online education for photographers and photo enthusiast throughout the world.