(The Lightroom video tutorial in this post is just under the introductory text below. The working files for this article can be downloaded below.)

Similar to how we created Collection Sets with sub-collections, keywords work the same way with Keyword Hierarchies. Keyword Hierarchies can have the same parent/child relationships, however unlike Collection Sets which are contained within the catalog, Keyword Hierarchies can be exported along with the images just like standard Keywords.

So, in this Lightroom video tutorial we are going to be covering how to create Keyword Hierarchies as well as manage our keywords lists by renaming, deleting and modifying our keywords.

Enjoy!

Exercise File Download Links:

Note: These images have been provided to the SLR Lounge users courtesy of Lin and Jirsa Photography and Undfind for educational purposes only.

Full RAW Exercise Files (552MB) – For faster connections. The full RAW files will allow you to follow the tutorials while achieving the exact same results as shown.
JPEG Exercise Files (129MB) – For slower connections. The JPEG files will allow you to follow the tutorials, although the results may vary due to not having the image details of the full RAW file.
Lightroom Catalog – Contains all of the changes, edits made within this article.

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