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The Essential Guide to Lightroom

with Skott Chandler
Learn how to make the most of your Lightroom software, and take control of your digital workflow!

Learn how to use Adobe Lightroom as expert Skott Chandler guides you through essential software skills to streamline your digital workflow and create your best images yet. Learn how to use Lightroom to import files from various sources, and quickly catalog hundreds of images for easy access. Find out how to use the Library module to efficiently sort, rank and group your images, and delve into the Develop module to instantly apply adjustments to multiple photos. Dramatically improve the quality of your shots with customized presets for modifying white balance, contrast, sharpness and color. Plus, get Skott’s easy-to-use tips for locating lost files, backing up your photos and using metadata to leave your digital fingerprint on your images.

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Lesson 1. Introduction & Catalogs

  • Meet your instructor, photographer and Lightroom expert Skott Chandler. You'll kick off the class with an overview of Lightroom and the benefits it provides to photographers of just about every experience level. Next, you'll gain an understanding of file types and the ways you will work with each as you go from field work to your digital darkroom.


Lesson 2. Optimizing Settings


Lesson 3. Importing Files & Metadata


Lesson 4. Library Tab Module


Lesson 5. Post-Import Management


Lesson 6. Develop Tab Module


Lesson 7. Histograms, White Balance & Basic Tab


Lesson 8. Export Options

"This is an awesome class. I am brand new to Lightroom and have found this class very informative.The instructor is knowledgeable and his teaching approach is extremely easy to understand and follow. If you are a first timer with Lightroom, you definitely need this class!"
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