Adobe Lightroom Crash Course: Start Photo Editing Today!

Learn everything you need to know to start editing photos. A-Z guide to getting started with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.
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  • Lectures 32
  • Length 3.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2013 English

Course Description

You're here because you want to edit your own photos, and make them look amazing, right?

It's great to have you here. I LOVE PHOTOGRAPHY and PHOTO EDITING!

Maybe you're an amateur photographer who has done a little bit of photo editing, or maybe you have quite a bit of photo editing experience.

Start editing photos in Lightroom today!

This course is great for beginner photographers, who want to make their mediocre photos look professional and impressive! 

What makes me qualified to teach you?

My name is Phil and I've been using Adobe Lightroom for over a decade. Plus, I'm the creator of some of the world's most popular photography courses - with over 150,000 students and thousands of 5-star reviews like these ones from this course:

My first LR course, well organized and easy to follow! - Ana Toli

I am an absolute beginner. This course gave me every tool I needed to edit my photos....5 Stars! - Jim King

I loved this course, I've used Lightroom for a little while now, but have always used presets to edit my photos. After viewing this course I can now edit my photos to exactly the way I like them. - Linda

My Promise to You

I'll be here for you every step of the way. If you have any questions about the course content or anything related to this topic, you can always post a question in the course or send me a direct message. 

I want to make this the best course on how use Adobe Lightroom. So if there is any way I can improve this course, just tell me and I'll make it happen.

What's this course all about?

You've always wanted to learn how to easily edit your photos. Lightroom is the perfect tool for you. It's robust, yet intuitive. This course will teach you everything you to start photo editing today.

Make your photos pop!

This Lightroom training course is the perfect course for beginners. Learn all of the basics to get started in just over an hour of content. Whether you are using Lightroom 6, 5, 4, or 3, this course will teach you how to use the program to its fullest potential.

Make your photos shine with this great course.

Each lesson is available for download, so you can take it with you wherever you go.

This is what you'll learn in this course:

  • Program Layout
  • Importing and Exporting Photos
  • Basic Tools
  • Advanced Tools
  • Photo Editing Technique
  • Adding Watermarks to Your Photos
  • Graduated, Radial, Spot Removal, Adjustment Brush Filters
  • and so much more!

Also, no need to purchase Lightroom for this course. If you don't have a version, I will teach you how to get a free trial version of Adobe Lightroom.

With our 30-day 100% money back guarantee, there is nothing holding you back from jumping in right now and trying the course out.

Go ahead and click the enroll button, and I'll see you in lesson 1!



What are the requirements?

  • Adobe Lightroom 6
  • Adobe Lightroom 5
  • Adobe Lightroom 4 or 3

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn the basics of Adobe Lightroom
  • Be able to edit any photo and turn it into a work of art

What is the target audience?

  • Photographers
  • Photo Editors
  • Artists
  • Beginners

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Course Introduction

In this lesson, we'll discuss what this course is all about and give you more information about the instructor.


In this lesson, we'll learn how to download a FREE trial version of Adobe Lightroom 5.

Section 2: Lightroom Basics

In this lesson, we'll go over the layout of Lightroom.


In this lesson, we'll learn how to import photos.


Here's a quick message from Phil about leaving a review for this course.


In this lesson, we'll begin to learn about the available tools in Lightroom.


In this lesson, we'll continue to learn about all the main tools.


In this lesson, we'll finish up our run down of all the main tools in Lightroom.


In this lesson, we'll practice editing photos and talk about proper technique.


In this lesson, we'll learn about exporting photographs.

Section 3: Advanced Lightroom Technique

In this lesson, we'll learn about the spot removal filter and red eye removal filter.


In this lesson, we'll learn how to use the radial and graduated filters.


In this lesson, we'll learn how to use the adjustment brush.


In this lesson, we'll talk about using the new Upright tool.


In this lesson, we'll go over adding a watermark to your photos in more detail.

Lightroom Tip: View Photos in Full Screen
Section 4: Phil's Photo Editing Workflow

In this Adobe Lightroom tutorial, follow along as Phil edits some photos he shot for a photography workshop.

In this Adobe Lightroom tutorial, follow along as Phil edits some photos he shot for a photography workshop.
In this Adobe Lightroom tutorial, follow along as Phil edits some photos he shot for a photography workshop.
In this Adobe Lightroom tutorial, follow along as Phil edits some photos he shot for a photography workshop.
In this Adobe Lightroom tutorial, follow along as Phil edits some photos he shot for a photography workshop.
Section 5: BONUS: Lightroom Lessons from The Art of Travel Photography Course

From the Art of Travel Photography, editing exposure.


From the Art of Travel Photography, editing white balance.


From the Art of Travel Photography, properly editing flash photos.


From the Art of Travel Photography, cropping photos.


From the Art of Travel Photography, a lesson on silhouettes.


From the Art of Travel Photography, a lesson on editing sunsets.


From the Art of Travel Photography, a lesson on editing landscapes.


From the Art of Travel Photography, a lesson on saturation.


In this lesson, I'll show you more of my editing workflow.

Section 6: Course Wrap-Up

Thank you for taking my course. Please check out for more great classes.


This lecture contains some amazing discounts to other courses that you might be interested in to further your knowledge.

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Instructor Biography

Phil Ebiner, Best Selling Instructor, 215,000+ Students

My passion is inspiring people through online courses. I love learning new skills, and since 2012 have been teaching people like you everything I know. Through my online learning business, Video School Online, I create courses that teach you how to become the better version of yourself with all kinds of skills.

What would you like to learn?

Would you like to make money teaching online courses?

Would you like to build your own 6-figure business?

Would you like to learn motion graphics in After Effects?

Would you like to learn how to shoot & edit videos like a pro?

Would you like to take better photographs?

Would you like to design better presentations, create a great resume, colorize black & white photographs, brew beer, adopt a cat, edit photos in Lightroom, launch a freelance career?

If you want to do any of these things, just enroll in the course. You have a 30-day money back guarantee if you don't like it. And I'm always improving my courses so that they stay up to date and the best that they can be. Check them out, and enroll today!


I've always tried to live life presently and to the fullest. Some of the things I love to do in my spare time include mountain biking, nerding out on personal finance, traveling to new places, watching sports (huge baseball fan here!), and sharing meals with friends and family. Most days you can find me spending quality time with my lovely wife and our cat.

In 2011, I graduated with my Bachelor of Arts in Film and Television Production at Loyola Marymount University - one of the top 10 film schools in the country. While there, I was fortunate to make documentaries in Switzerland, Germany, Mexico, and India. After graduating, I worked at Participant Media shooting and editing short-form documentaries for their website TakePart. I followed that stint with a contract at Stanbridge College where I discovered online learning. I helped pioneer their online school there. Most recently, I spent 2 years working at University of California Berkeley with the media team. Throughout this time I built my Video School Online brand to teach others the skills that I have. In May of 2015, I left the 9-5 world to make my own path. Since then, I've made more money, worked fewer hours, and only have done the things I love each day.

I want to show you how to be a better creator, make money from your creations, and live the life you dreamed of.

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