Download this file - it's very large, about 500mb it may take up to 30 minutes depending on your internet speed. There are a number of full size RAW images to use and practice with in class.



DO NOT IMPORT INTO LIGHTROOM YET - let's do this together in class so we can go over various permutations, optiones and common pitfalls



Unzipping a File


Unzipping a file or folder couldn't be easier. Double-click the zip file and the file or folder will be decompressed into the same folder the compressed file is in.

If the item you are decompressing contains a single file, the new decompressed item will have the same name as the original file.

If a file with the same name is already present in the current folder, the decompressed file will have a number appended to its name.

Unzipping a File That Contains Multiple Items

When a zip file contains multiple items, the unzipped files will be stored in a folder that has the same name as the zip file. For example, if you unzip a file called, the files will be placed in a folder called Archive. This folder will be placed in the same folder as the file. If the folder already contains a folder called Archive, a number will be appended to the new folder, such as Archive 2.


Locate the compressed folder that you want to extract files or folders from.

Do one of the following:

To extract a single file or folder, double-click the compressed folder to open it. Then, drag the file or folder from the compressed folder to a new location.

To extract the entire contents of the compressed folder, right-click the folder, click Extract All, and then follow the instructions.

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