Learn to combine the power of Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop Elements, and take advantage of one-click image enhancement as well as advanced retouching and editing features.
- [Voiceover] Hi, this is Jan Kabili. Welcome to this course, Using Lightroom and Elements Together. I'll start out this course explaining when and why you may want to use the two programs together, and then I'll show you how to set them up for smooth integration and the best way to pass your photos from Lightroom to Elements and back again. Then I'll walk you step by step through some practical scenarios for using Lightroom and Elements together, like making composites with layers and selections, portrait retouching and adding text to a photo, and for you Elements users who may want to move to Lightroom I'll show you exactly how to convert an Elements catalog to a Lightroom catalog.
There's lots to learn. Let's jump in and start using Lightroom and Elements together.
In this course, photographer and author Jan Kabili shows how to combine both programs. She begins with details on how to set up Lightroom and Photoshop Elements for maximum compatibility. The course then covers strategies for working with photos in a variety of formats (including raw), and practical scenarios for using Lightroom and Photoshop Elements together. Learn how to composite multiple photos with layers and selections, retouch portraits, and add creative effects and text to photos. Want to move to Lightroom permanently? Jan also shows how to upgrade a catalog from Elements to Lightroom.
- Why should you use Lightroom and Elements together?
- Setting up Elements as Lightroom's editor
- Editing raw photos and TIFFs, PSDs, and JPEGs
- Blending bracketed exposures
- Stitching panoramas
- Adding creative effects, text, and graphics
- Upgrading a catalog from Lightroom to Elements
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Setting Up Elements as Lightroom's External Editor
2. Working with Raw Photos
3. Working with TIFFs, PSDs, and JPEGs
4. Practical Uses of Lightroom and Elements Together
5. Upgrading a Catalog from Lightroom to Elements
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