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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.
(MUSIC). Hi, I'm Jan Kabili. Welcome to Up and Running with Lightroom 5. This streamlined introductory course is designed to help you get started using Lightroom whether you're an amateur photographer or a pro. I've structured the course to follow a particular photographer's workflow, starting with importing photos and videos into Lightroom. Then, we'll talk about managing your photos in Lightroom's Library module. Where you can rank photos after a shoot, organize photos into collections, and add keywords. Then, we will dive into the Important Develop module, learning how to global corrections to color and tone and how to make targeted local edits.
We'll look at cropping, fixing distortion, reducing noise, and sharpening. And we will finish up with an introduction to some of the ways you can showcase your work from Lightroom. Including exporting for the web, printing, and sharing to social media. There's lots to cover, so let's jump right in to getting up and running with Lightroom 5.
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