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In this course, Chris Orwig navigates through several real-world photography assignment scenarios and introduces his workflow recommendations in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom for each one, whether on-site, in the field, or back at the office. For a wedding or other event, Chris shows how to import images quickly, batch process the pictures, and create a slideshow to display during the event or import to Facebook. Back at the office, Chris demonstrates how the images can be reprocessed and exported for printing at a lab or burning to DVD.
The second workflow covers location shoots for travel photography. Chris shows how to label photos with travel-specific keywords and add locations to photos with the Lightroom Map module. At home the images can be added to catalogs, laid out in a book format, or printed on multi-image sheets.
The final two methodologies cover the editorial or commercial process and a more personal and creative one. Whatever the shooting scenario, this course offers an organized and comprehensive workflow for taking photographs through the editing process in Lightroom.
Let's take a look at how we can further customize the interior of our book project by changing pictures and also by rearranging the overall layout or flow of the book. In order to do this, I like to minimize some of the Lightroom interface. You can do that by pressing the Tab key. It will hide those panels on the left and the right, and sometimes this gives you a little bit better of an overview of your project. Now when I go to this view I notice that I want to make a few image changes. I want a few images to be side by side. This picture here, and this one down here, I also perhaps want to swap some photographs. So if you click and drag one picture to a new image area, it will place that there. And then it will move the other image to that other spot, and we can do this with various photographs. And here I'm just going to click and drag around a little bit, swapping up some images in order to try to create a little bit better combination with the different colors that we can see here. And I will just change these sizes so that this kind of connects a little bit better with this over here. So we have these two connecting across in a spread.
I'm going to move around a little bit more and see if there is anything else. Might be fun to bring those two together. Also, I'm thinking about colors here and just looking at how different colors might work together. And a lot of this is just kind of fun, experimenting and seeing how you can customize the layout. After you have swapped images, let's say that you want to move an entire layout. You have a spread that you wanted to be in a different spot. I want to start off with this green and red and then have reds right after this. Well, this layout has some nice reds. Click on one page, hold down the Shift key, click on another. You will notice there is a yellow tab. Click on the yellow tab and drag it to a new spot, then drop, and you can rearrange that.
You can also do this by working with multiple images or multiple spreads. Click on one page, hold down the Shift key, then click on another. So now we have two spreads selected. Click and drag those, and you can rearrange that way as well. All right. Well, now that we have rearranged things a little bit, I am liking the overall flow. Yet as I scroll up or as I look at the top, I notice that I just do not like the cover. If we zoom in on that by clicking on the icon--which takes us to the spread view--I get close, and it is just too much.
The rest of the book, well, it feels kind of bright in area. There is lots of negative space. This is a little bit too strong. I want to customize the front and the back cover. Let's take a look at how we can do that in the next movie.
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