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Lightroom 5 New Features

with Chris Orwig

Video: Welcome

Get a sneak peek at the new features in Lightroom 5, including automatic perspective correction, advanced healing and retouching, and Smart Previews.
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  1. 2m 2s
    1. Welcome
      1m 17s
    2. Using the exercise files
  2. 9m 28s
    1. Using the aspect-ratio crop overlay
      3m 25s
    2. Viewing your work in true full screen
      3m 27s
    3. Customizing the grid and guide overlays
      2m 36s
  3. 15m 55s
    1. Automatically leveling your photographs with Upright
      3m 47s
    2. Fixing perspective with Upright
      5m 43s
    3. Achieving great results in difficult situations using Upright
      6m 25s
  4. 17m 37s
    1. Applying more flexible and precise retouching
      4m 35s
    2. Removing large distractions
      3m 39s
    3. Making linear and free-form corrections
      5m 0s
    4. Spot Healing tips and shortcuts
      4m 23s
  5. 15m 52s
    1. Introducing the Radial filter
      5m 43s
    2. Radial filter tips
      4m 29s
    3. Using the Radial filter in your workflow
      5m 40s
  6. 23m 23s
    1. What is a Smart Preview?
      6m 36s
    2. The advantage of Smart Previews
      2m 48s
    3. How to generate Smart Previews
      5m 14s
    4. Filtering for Smart Previews
      3m 48s
    5. A real-world scenario with Smart Previews
      4m 57s
  7. 8m 11s
    1. Adding text with ease
      1m 51s
    2. Including page numbers
      1m 37s
    3. Identifying favorite page layouts
      1m 29s
    4. Creating custom page templates
      3m 14s
  8. 9m 2s
    1. Building a slideshow with still images and video files
      4m 48s
    2. Playing slideshows with still images, video, and a soundtrack
      4m 14s
  9. 24m 39s
    1. A better way to import photographs
      3m 3s
    2. Using targeted collections with increased speed
      3m 38s
    3. Improvements with Smart Collections and Smart Filters
      2m 24s
    4. Adding direction metadata
      1m 20s
    5. Collection consistency
    6. Dragging photos to saved Map locations
    7. Importing and working with PNG files in Lightroom
      4m 22s
    8. Tethered capture shortcuts
      3m 59s
    9. Validating DNGs
      3m 12s
    10. Viewing LAB color values in the histogram
  10. 16m 29s
    1. Improved Spot Removal with feather control
      7m 38s
    2. Spot Removal autoselection
      5m 29s
    3. Better color noise reduction with smoothing
      3m 22s
  11. 5m 50s
    1. Lightroom for mobile
      5m 50s

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Lightroom 5 New Features
Video Duration: 0s 2h 28m Intermediate Updated Apr 08, 2014


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Discover what's new in Photoshop Lightroom 5, the popular photo management, enhancement, and publishing program from Adobe. Get a sneak peek at Upright, for automatic perspective correction, and Smart Previews, for viewing large RAW images more quickly at a smaller file size, even when they are disconnected from your main catalog. Author Chris Orwig also reviews the extra flexible and precise healing and retouching tools, new Radial filter, video slideshows, and new features for expediting your workflow.

Topics include:
  • Leveling photographs with Upright
  • Applying more flexible and precise retouching
  • Using the Radial filter in your workflow
  • Generating Smart Previews
  • Building photo books
  • Creating a slideshow with both still images and video
  • Dragging photos to saved map location
  • Using tethered capture shortcuts


(music playing) Welcome! My name is Chris Orwig and I'm excited about this course because here we'll focus in on new features in Lightroom. Now there are too many features to list them all, so here, I simply want to highlight a few. We'll look at how we can view our images in true full screen and we'll explore how we can work with Upright. Upright allows us to not only level our photographs, but it also enables us to fix perspective issues, which sometimes happen when working with wide angle lenses.

Next, we'll look at how we can perform some advanced healing and retouching using some new functionality that we have with our retouching tools. We'll explore how we can work with the Radial Filter which allows us to apply selective adjustments to our photographs in some fascinating ways. And one of my favorite new features is called Smart Previews. Smart Previews will increase your overall workflow speed and flexibility as they allow you to continue to work on your images even when the hard drive, where those images reside, is offline.

We'll also look at how we can add video to slideshows. Now we'll be covering all of these features and more, so without further delay, let's begin.

Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about Lightroom 5 New Features .

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Q: This course was updated on 11/15/2013. What changed?
A: We added three movies covering the improved spot removal and color noise reduction, both new features in Lightroom 5.2.





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