Lightroom CC: Please add smart folders

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I would love to be able to create smart folders (aka smart collections) in the all-new Lightroom CC. Basically, a folder that contains a set of photos based on metadata information and updates automatically. The feature set should ideally contain all the options that exist in Lightroom Classic for smart collections. Thanks!
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five.photos

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Posted 7 months ago

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Mark G

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second that request!!!
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Monty

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Yes.  Smart collections are the one thing I miss.  I've used them extensively when I was using Classic!  Please al them!

Monty
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Jesaca Soubi Lin

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UGHHH, seriously. 
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Thomas Rabben

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Yes, we need the smart folders in LR CC
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damian Bown

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+1 Smart folders
 
I use Albums/Collections. 

Want to group photos first by the year they were taken
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Darren Weston

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yes please, nice function that should be ported
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Bill Kitchen

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Smart collections are one of the key elements is my photo organisation and sharing. I use a number of smart collections , some quite dynamic (eg. best 5 rated photos in the last year) , trips (2107 Vidid Sydney) and some more static (Europe phots >1star, taken +1 year). These are the cornerstone for how I sort and view photos. They are essentially 'albums', however I don't need to manually update . As I work on photos the albums reflect the changes. Particularly important for the sharing on mobile devices.
In Lightroom classic, I've found a 3rd party plug in which will automatically transfer the contents of my smart collections to the "static" albums which are shared to Lightroom Mobile.  So finally have what I need on the Lightroom Classic product. 

Smart collections was also a good way of tidying up photos without keywords, locations etc.

Prior to this I would be constantly checking if the smart collection and static collections matched and individually updating :( 

Will be staying with the Lightroom Classic until some of these features are added.