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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom has become a popular program for photographers of all experience levels. In this course, photographer and teacher Jan Kabili provides an approachable introduction to all its capabilities. The course begins with a look at how to import photos from a camera and from a hard drive, describing how the Lightroom catalog works along the way.
Then you'll learn key ways to manage your photos in Lightroom, from reviewing photos after a shoot to working with Smart Previews when your photos are offline. This part of the course covers making collections, adding keywords, and much more.
Next, the course introduces the Lightroom Develop module and its features for improving a photo's appearance, including adjusting tone and color, cropping and fixing perspective, converting to black and white, reducing noise, and sharpening. It explores how to make local adjustments with the Adjustment Brush, Radial Filter, Graduated Filter, and Spot Removal tools. The course ends with a look at the most commonly used Lightroom features for sharing photos: exporting, printing, and sharing online.
Thanks for joining me for Up and Running with Lightroom 5. In this stream line course I've focused on what I'll think you'll use most in Lightroom 5. Once you've got these basics under your belt, you can start experimenting with some of he other modules in Lightroom 5. The Matt module, the Book module, the Slideshow module, and the Web module. And you'll find lots of information in the other Lightroom courses that you'll find here in the lynda.com training library.
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