Lightroom 5. A complete guide to Lightroom 5. Everything you need to know to use Lightroom 5. From organizing and editing your images to sharing via printing, slideshows and more.
Includes photos you can use to follow along and additional free resources (presets and templates). I've been using Lightroom since version 1 and use it daily for my photography business.
I'll share my personal insight, techniques and recommendations for properly using Lightroom. Join me, with other students, in the Udemy discussion area for additional questions and assistance on Lightroom 5. It's like having your own personal Lightroom coach.
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 is designed for photographers. It provides you the ability to organize, edit and manage your photos like no other software. The Lightroom 5 tutorials start off explaining what Lightroom is, what catalogs are and how many you should consider having. Then we'll dissect the interface and learn how to customize for our own personal preference. From there, you can follow along as we import photos, organize and do advanced searches.
Once your organized, we'll explore all the options for creating works of art by editing in the Develop module. Use the provided photos, to follow along as we create basic and advanced edits.
Once you've completed the Lightroom video tutorials you'll have a full understanding of how to use Lightroom properly and productively.
Learn the basics about Lightroom 5.
Learn how you see your photos in Lightroom 5. Hint; it's done with "previews". Find out more.
Learn and understand Lightroom catalog's. How many catalog's should you have? Find out that and more in this Lightroom 5 video tutorial.
New to Lightroom? Learn how to create your first Lightroom 5 catalog.
Learn the catalog settings and my recommendations.
See which preferences you need to setup and why.
Learn how and why you should backup your Lightroom Catalog.
Backup your Lightroom presets or you may lose them forever.
Discover the 4 main sections that make up the Lightroom interface. Plus, learn how to customize for your own workflow.
How to add "Grid Info Overlays" to your thumbnails.
Use the Lightroom Compare & Survey modes to "compare" photos side-by-side.
The fun begins, with importing your photos into Lightroom! Detailed info on all settings and why certain selections are more important. Do it right or your workflow and productivity could suffer.
Learn how to import your photos into Lightroom via your camera or media card.
Setup a Lightroom watched folder. A watched folder will automatically import your photos into Lightroom!
Time to get your photos out of Lightroom. Learn how in this lesson.
Sync your Facebook account with Lightroom. Doing so, will allow you to automatically post to Facebook without leaving Lightroom.
Edit your images directly in the Library module. Plus, I'll share my 2 cents on using this method and how it will effect your workflow.
Lightroom "Smart Previews" are perfect for road warriors or those that work on more than one computer. Learn how to use and create Smart Previews.
Getting organized in Lightroom streamlines your workflow, helps you be more productive and allows you to spend less time in front of your computer! This is step 1 and an essential part of your workflow.
Lightroom quick collections are, well quick and convenient. Learn how to use for your current project.
Make your life easier with Collections and Sets. A must for a productive workflow.
The best kind of Lightroom collections; Smart Collections. These are going to blow your mind! Can you say automatic! I loooove "Smart Collections"!! Learn how to take your productivity to the next level.
Lightroom keywording; another essential part of your Lightroom workflow. That is, if you want to be productive too.
Get crazy organized with keyword nesting!
How to use Lightroom image metadata.
Have some fun with your Lightroom organization.
De-clutter your Library grid view and stack your images.
Basic search via sorting.
Who says getting organized is boring? Check out this fun way to organize your photos.
A quick way to organize faster.
Feeling ambitious. Use this technique to streamline your Lightroom geo-tagging.
Time to start editing your photos! Let's learn the basics of the Lightroom Develop Module first.
Lightroom develop presets. Use to streamline your workflow and increase your productivity.
Install the free presets that are a part of this course. Use to follow along and then you can use the presets for your own photos. :)
Go back in time with Lightroom "Snapshots + History". Plus, learn how to create virtual copies.
Start developing a productive workflow. Only do this if you want to spend less time in front of your computer.
Step one in your Lightroom editing workflow.
Step two in your Lightroom editing workflow.
Step three in your Lightroom editing workflow.
How to use the Lightroom tone curve for more precision over your dynamic range.
Learn how to adjust individual color channels via Hue, Saturation and Luminance.
Take your creative vision to the next level with Lightroom's split toning.
Learn how to remove digital noise from your photos.
Learn how to properly add sharpening to your photos.
Learn how to correct lens distortion.
Learn how to add vignetting and grain to your photos.
Learn how to select pre-defined profiles or make your own. It's your photo, your vision and Lightroom gives you the choice that's right for you.
As a photographer and graphic designer for 25 years I've learned one important thing; A productive workflow will allow you to earn more.
The goal of my courses is to help you master what you need to know in 1 day or less. Life is too short to spend on things you don't need to know. No Fluff. Learn what you need and apply. Spend less time in front of your computer and doing more of what you love.