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Lightroom Workflow Strategies
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Lightroom Workflow Strategies

with Chris Orwig

Video: Welcome

Hi, my name is Chris Orwig. Welcome to this course, Lightroom Workflow Strategies. You know, there are so many different ways to learn Lightroom, and in some of the other courses, we focus in on all of the different panels and controls. Here, we are going to do something different. We're going to take a look at how we can apply this knowledge, how we can bring it all together in an effective workflow. One of the workflows that we will look at is how a wedding or event photographer can deal with a high volume of images when speed is a priority.
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  1. 2m 10s
    1. Welcome
      1m 5s
    2. Using the exercise files
      1m 5s
  2. 44m 20s
    1. Importing images on-site
      7m 30s
    2. Creating a slideshow template
      7m 37s
    3. Selecting photos for a slideshow
      7m 26s
    4. Setting up for quick and easy batch processing
      7m 38s
    5. Finishing the batch processing
      3m 36s
    6. Launching the event slideshow
      5m 34s
    7. Uploading photos to Facebook during the event
      4m 59s
  3. 39m 47s
    1. Grouping photos into general collections
      5m 25s
    2. Using collections to sort out the keepers
      8m 30s
    3. Organizing collections based on subject matter
      4m 54s
    4. Batch processing color and black-and-white images
      4m 56s
    5. Exporting photos for lab printing
      4m 47s
    6. Exporting high-resolution photos for DVD or drives
      5m 35s
    7. Compressing and archiving the images
      5m 40s
  4. 23m 58s
    1. Getting started with travel collections
      3m 9s
    2. Labeling the photos
      5m 25s
    3. Adding travel-specific keywords and captions
      5m 28s
    4. Adding locations to the Map module
      3m 49s
    5. Processing the images
      6m 7s
  5. 32m 38s
    1. Combining multiple catalogs
      2m 49s
    2. Exporting images and merging laptop and desktop catalogs
      7m 37s
    3. Designing a Blurb book
      5m 53s
    4. Customizing the interior of the book
      2m 31s
    5. Customizing the book cover
      5m 6s
    6. Sending the book to Blurb
      2m 36s
    7. Creating multiple-image print layouts
      6m 6s
  6. 19m 35s
    1. Processing the images
      5m 57s
    2. Emailing low-resolution photos for client review
      4m 49s
    3. Creating a web gallery for client review
      5m 11s
    4. Exporting and sending full-resolution photos
      3m 38s
  7. 30m 32s
    1. Evaluating and processing the photos
      7m 3s
    2. Working with virtual copies
      6m 13s
    3. Exploring creative black-and-white processes
      5m 34s
    4. Removing and adding color
      5m 13s
    5. Using the Print module for virtual layouts
      6m 29s
  8. 40s
    1. Goodbye
      40s

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Lightroom Workflow Strategies
3h 13m Intermediate Apr 09, 2012

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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.

Subjects:
Photography Photo Management
Software:
Lightroom
Author:
Chris Orwig

Welcome

Hi, my name is Chris Orwig. Welcome to this course, Lightroom Workflow Strategies. You know, there are so many different ways to learn Lightroom, and in some of the other courses, we focus in on all of the different panels and controls. Here, we are going to do something different. We're going to take a look at how we can apply this knowledge, how we can bring it all together in an effective workflow. One of the workflows that we will look at is how a wedding or event photographer can deal with a high volume of images when speed is a priority.

Also, take a look at the workflow scenario of when we're traveling--say, when we have a laptop and a desktop and when we have two catalogs. How can we bring those two catalogs together? I'll also take a look at a workflow when we're working a client, say, in an editorial or commercial context. Well, the last workflow that we're going to look at is what I call personal. We're going to take a look at how we can use Lightroom in order to be more creative. We're going to cover all of these topics and more. So without further delay, let's begin.

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