Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Processing the images, part of Lightroom Workflow Strategies.
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When you are doing client work--whether it is editorial or commercial--you have…something very particular in mind.…What you typically want to do is capture images which satisfy your own visual aesthetic.…Capture images that you like, but you are also thinking about the client, the…editor. You want to capture those images in a way that makes sense to them--…that's going to work for the article or for the particular product or for…whatever you are doing.…Well, here I have a set of pictures, these are editorial portraits, and I…know that I need to convert all of these to black and white. That's what the client wants.…
They also want a similar mood.…They want really deep, rich black, so a lot of contrast, bright whites.…So, what I'm going to do in this first step is just take a look at how we can…process these pictures.…So first we'll go ahead and select all of them. We can do that by clicking on…one picture and then pressing command or Ctrl+A. Next, navigate to the develop…module by clicking on the button in the module picker. Well, here we are going to…
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.