Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Library module workspace, part of Up and Running with Lightroom 5.
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When you launch Lightroom, it opens to the Library module which is the work …space where you'll manage your Lightroom photos. …Let's take a look at the layout of the Library module work space. …I'm working here in my exercise files catalog which we're going to be using for …the rest of this course. To open the exercise files catalog, if …you haven't done that already, I went to the File menu and, to Open Catalog, and …then I navigated to my Exercise Files Catalog folder, and, in that folder, to …the Exercise Files Catalog.lrcat, or Lightroom Catalog file.…
And I clicked open. Starting at the top of the screen, you'll …see a list of the various modules that make up Lightroom, the Library module …where we are now, the Develop module, where you go to edit your photos, and …then some output modules. You can view your photos on a map in this …module, you can create a photo book, a photo slideshow, you can print photos in …various layouts, as we'll see later in the course, and you can create a web …
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.
- Importing photos
- Viewing, sorting, and selecting photos
- Reviewing and rating photos
- Finding photos with keywords and filters
- Cropping and straightening photos
- Fixing perspective with Upright
- Adjusting color and tone
- Targeting edits with the Adjustment Brush
- Sharing photos on Facebook
- Exporting and printing photos