Lightroom useful if all photos are stored externally?

Started Aug 3, 2010 | Discussions thread
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pluton Senior Member • Posts: 2,810
Re: You can back up on import

I've used LR since it's beginning, and I have always had the actual files on an external drive. If LR didn't work in this mode, I certainly wouldn't still be using it 3+ years later. Btw, my drives are FW 400, I assume USB-2 wouldn't be to awfully much slower.
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