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Lightroom 3 New Features

Exporting by file size and with watermarks


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Lightroom 3 New Features

with Chris Orwig

Video: Exporting by file size and with watermarks

Here I want to briefly cover two small yet really helpful new features in regards to exporting our photographs from Lightroom. Well, here I have a portrait of my friend David and he is a fascinating person, a great author, a phenomenal photographer. Let's say that I want to send this photograph to them. Well, I need to export this from Lightroom. In order to do that, I can go ahead and navigate to my File pulldown menu and then select Export. This will then open up the Export dialog. Now, what we'll discover here is that for the most part, this will be very similar to Lightroom 2.
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  1. 14m 41s
    1. Welcome
      1m 26s
    2. Comparing Lightroom 2 with Lightroom 3
      12m 27s
    3. Using the exercise files
      48s
  2. 20m 32s
    1. Introducing the Import dialog
      5m 54s
    2. Importing photos and movies from a CF card
      6m 31s
    3. Adding and importing photos from a folder
      3m 51s
    4. Synchronizing and finding missing photos
      4m 16s
  3. 34m 46s
    1. Filtering photos
      4m 0s
    2. Working with collections
      5m 1s
    3. Modifying image and thumbnail overlays
      3m 17s
    4. Crop presets and overlays
      5m 43s
    5. Using Auto Sync
      5m 33s
    6. Working with movies
      7m 13s
    7. Using Smart Collections for video files
      2m 10s
    8. Focal length filtering and Smart Collections
      1m 49s
  4. 19m 10s
    1. Setting up Flickr publishing services
      3m 47s
    2. Uploading photos to Flickr
      3m 4s
    3. Publishing to a Flickr Photoset
      3m 56s
    4. Publishing to a folder
      5m 11s
    5. Publishing to a Smart Folder or Smart Photoset
      3m 12s
  5. 1h 1m
    1. How sharpening works in Lightroom 3
      4m 48s
    2. Introducing noise reduction
      4m 45s
    3. Applying sharpening and noise reduction
      8m 23s
    4. Adding a grain effect
      4m 31s
    5. Using the Collections panel
      5m 42s
    6. The Adjustment Brush
      5m 48s
    7. The Graduated filter
      2m 10s
    8. Adding a vignette
      5m 45s
    9. Improvements to the Crop tool
      1m 59s
    10. Quickly changing crop orientation
      1m 40s
    11. Understanding the Point Tone Curve
      3m 10s
    12. Improving images with the Point Tone Curve
      4m 2s
    13. Using the Lens Correction controls
      5m 46s
    14. Enhancing images with Lens Correction
      3m 6s
  6. 5m 16s
    1. Adding audio to a slideshow
      5m 16s
  7. 11m 13s
    1. Introducing the custom print package
      3m 42s
    2. Working with the custom print package
      7m 31s
  8. 8m 46s
    1. Introducing tethered shooting
      2m 12s
    2. Working with tethered shooting
      6m 34s
  9. 7m 41s
    1. Optimizing and backing up a catalog
      2m 49s
    2. Upgrading Lightroom 2 catalogs
      2m 13s
    3. Working with legacy Lightroom files
      2m 39s
  10. 27m 21s
    1. New presets in the Develop, Web, and Print modules
      3m 26s
    2. Importing and working with CMYK images
      5m 55s
    3. Bonus workflow tips
      4m 51s
    4. Adding watermarks in the Print, Slideshow, and Web modules
      1m 20s
    5. Making creative watermarks
      3m 20s
    6. IPTC Extension metadata
      1m 16s
    7. Exporting by file size and with watermarks
      1m 51s
    8. Exporting collections
      3m 22s
    9. Ejecting an external hard drive
      2m 0s
  11. 1m 44s
    1. Additional resources
      1m 15s
    2. What's next
      29s

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Lightroom 3 New Features
3h 32m Intermediate Jun 11, 2010

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In Photoshop Lightroom 3 New Features, photographer and author Chris Orwig explores the enhancements that Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 brings to each phase of the photographic workflow—from importing and editing, to exporting and publishing. This course details Lightroom 3's new importing and asset-management features and its significant improvements in the Develop module, including enhanced sharpening and noise reduction. Chris also shows how Lightroom 3 broadens output options, and shares workflow tips and advice for upgrading Lightroom 2 catalogs and working with images processed in earlier Lightroom versions. Exercise files are included with the course.

Topics include:
  • Importing and managing photos and video clips
  • Improving efficiency with enhanced collections
  • Applying sharpening and noise reduction
  • Mastering the enhanced adjustment brush, graduated filter, and vignette features
  • Improving images with the Point Tone Curve
  • Adding audio to slideshows
  • Creating custom print packages
  • Importing on-the-fly with tethered shooting
  • Publishing photos to Flickr
  • Publishing to a smart folder and smart photoset
  • Upgrading Lightroom 2 catalogs and working with legacy images
  • Making and working with creative watermarks
Subject:
Photography
Software:
Lightroom
Author:
Chris Orwig

Exporting by file size and with watermarks

Here I want to briefly cover two small yet really helpful new features in regards to exporting our photographs from Lightroom. Well, here I have a portrait of my friend David and he is a fascinating person, a great author, a phenomenal photographer. Let's say that I want to send this photograph to them. Well, I need to export this from Lightroom. In order to do that, I can go ahead and navigate to my File pulldown menu and then select Export. This will then open up the Export dialog. Now, what we'll discover here is that for the most part, this will be very similar to Lightroom 2.

But if you scroll down to File Settings, there's something a little different. Well, here in File Settings, we can define the File Format, the Color Space. We can also choose the overall JPEG quality. We can increase this this way and increase the overall quality of the file. Or you have a new option. And this option is to limit the file size to a specific size. What this will do is it will disable the Quality setting. So, let's click on this check box. Notice that's now grayed out.

We can then change this to say how about 250K? In this case, what Lightroom is going to do is say "hey, I'm going to make the best JPEG that's possible at this particular file size." So, in this way, we can define the quality either with a Quality setting or now, new to Lightroom 3, by a particularly defined file size. All right. Well, the last thing that I want to highlight here is that if we scroll down, we also have the ability to add a watermark to our photograph. So, let's go ahead and click on this option and then in this pulldown menu, if we've already created watermark, we can go ahead and choose one of those.

This can be really handy when we're e-mailing clients photos for review. If we're doing that, we can then add a watermark to those images in order to protect them.

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