Getting Started with Bridge CC, with Mia McCormick

You’ll learn how to create a custom organized workspace and how to export your finished projects.

Adobe Bridge CC is a central hub for all of your projects and their pieces to live. It’s an application designed to help you quickly find files and organize them into projects and collections. Mia McCormick will introduce you to the application and show you how to attach information to your files like ratings, color labels and metadata.

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Course Lessons:

Lesson 1: Intro to Adobe Bridge (Duration 00:25)

Mia McCormick introduces us to Brigde and how it can help organize your files.

Lesson 2: Workspaces (Duration 02:28)

A look at the preset workspaces in Bridge and how to create a custom workspace and save it.

Lesson 3: Favorites and Folders Tabs (Duration 02:31)

Mia goes over how to find files with the folders tab and how to create projects for the files in the favorites tab.

Lesson 4: Navigating Bridge (Duration 02:07)

We look at the two main ways to navigate through your files in Bridge, using the breadcrumb trail or forward/backward arrows.

Lesson 5: Content Tab (Duration 01:15)

The content tab shows the content of each folder, Mia will show you how it can be customized for your specific viewing preferences.

Lesson 6: Review Mode (Duration 02:05)

Mia walks you through review mode, which allows you to look at a group of files in a full screen carousel so you can narrow down a decision between images or files.

Lesson 7: Ratings and Color Labels (Duration 01:48)

Mia shows you how ratings and color labels can be added to files to help organize them into groups and make them easier to locate later.

Lesson 8: Batch Rename (Duration 03:05)

Batch rename is a commonly used function to rename a group of files at one time. Mia shows you how to do it in Bridge.

Lesson 9: Metadata (Duration 03:59)

Metadata is information that can be added to files to help identify and locate them, including important copyright information. Mia shows you how to use it.

Lesson 10: Keywords (Duration 01:42)

Keywords are another way to add information to your files to help with organization and identification. Mia explains how to use the keywords tab.

Lesson 11: Filters (Duration 02:05)

Mia demonstrates how using filters can help you locate a file in just a few minutes and save you from digging through folders for it.

Lesson 12: Using Collections (Duration 03:07)

Storing frequently used files in one place, will save time when you're building projects. Mia explains how to use the collections tab for this purpose.

Lesson 13: Publish and Share (Duration 03:25)

When your project is complete, Bridge has two output options. Mia will walk you through how to install those outputs and what they are.

Meet Your Instructor: Mia McCormick

Mia McCormick works as a resident technology expert for Kelby Training and B&H Photo - one of the largest electronic retailers in the world. She also conducts a series of…

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