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When importing my images into Lightroom Classic, the files end up in Year Dated Folders.

New Here ,
Mar 29, 2020

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I'm wondering why, when I start a new catalog, my imported images end up in Dated Folders in Lightroom Classic, not as I have them organized on my Images Folder on my hard drive.

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When importing my images into Lightroom Classic, the files end up in Year Dated Folders.

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I'm wondering why, when I start a new catalog, my imported images end up in Dated Folders in Lightroom Classic, not as I have them organized on my Images Folder on my hard drive.

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That is because of the options you have chosen in the import dialog window.

 

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Thanks!

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If you want keep the actual folder organisation of your files, in LR you must import using the ADD option instaed of COPY (at the top of the import window).

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Thank you!

 

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