How do I save space in my hard drive when importing pictures into lightroom

Hi, I keep my images in one internal drive and I have light room in my main drive.  When I import pictures from the other internal drive, am I taking up space in my main drive which has limited space.  I only want to keep the applications, such as lightroom in one drive and store my images in the other drive.  I do not want to duplicate the images and use up my limited space in the main drive that has my operating system and applications

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