Image filter from the import dialog box

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I find very usefull to add a functionality that allows to filter the images in the import dialog box by acquisition date, or by folders in the camera's memory. For example, if I did two separated shoot sequence with the same card inserted in a camera, from the camera settings I can set that some photos must be saved in one directory and other images in another folder. When I import images in Lightroom from the import dialog, I see all the images as a unique directory and than I must deselect the images that must be copied into the second folder, import the images related to the first folder and then repeat the procedure for the second folder.

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Good ideas:

1. filtering in import dialog box.
2. support for in-camera folder name/number to be used in filter, and in folder/file-naming.

Also, if you shan't be importing 100% each pass, a delete-after-import feature can be a godsend.

In the mean time, consider two work-arounds:
1. Importing everything into a holding tank, then disseminate to final homes and rename based on metadata.
2. Ottomanic Importer - for customized importing.

Rob