Video: Overview of Lightroom’s Output Modules – Book, Slideshow, Web and Print

In this video tutorial, I give you an overview of Lightroom’s output modules, to give you an idea of what you can do with each. This is video #2 in my 12 hour series of 55 videos, Lightroom 4: Producing Great Output (A Workshop on Video) , available on DVD or by download. The series goes into detail on how to use each of the output modules, and also covers critical output concepts, such as monitor calibration and other color management topics, size and resolution, output sharpening, and much more. For higher quality, after you click on the Play button, click on the sprocket wheel symbol in the bottom right and choose 720 HD. Read more about Producing Great Output […more]


Now Available — Lightroom 4: Producing Great Output – A Workshop on Video

I’m very happy to announce that I have finished this new video tutorial series, on producing great output with Lightroom 4!  For those of you who have been waiting, I appreciate your patience.  My goal with this series is not only to teach you the how-to of the Book, Slideshow, Print and Web modules, but also to give you a strong foundation in output concepts that are critical to your success in producing high quality consistent output. Lightroom 4: Producing Great Output Almost  12 hours of training on 55 videos, for Mac and PC (and iPad compatible!) Section                                                 # Videos              Duration (h:m) Introduction                                               2                                    0:13 Output Concepts                                       9                                    2:28 Getting Started                                          2                                    0:22 Book                                                         14 […more]


Video Tutorial: Overview of Developing a Photo in Lightroom 4

In this video, I develop a photo, using many of Lightroom’s Develop module tools. This video is part of my Lightroom 4 Fundamentals & Beyond series, and is intended as an introduction to, or overview of, developing. In it, I use the crop tool; Basic, HSL, Effects, and Detail panels; and the adjustment brush. If you have a good internet connection, once you start the video, click on the sprocket wheel in the bottom left to increase the quality to 720p. (Even then, the quality isn’t up to my standards, but it is the best I can do with YouTube.)   Other videos from the Lightroom 4 Fundamentals & Beyond series (all of these tutorials below also happen to apply […more]


What’s New in Lightroom 4.1

In this video tutorial, learn about the new features in Lightroom 4.1: Color defringing in the Lens Corrections panel HDR file support Book output option to JPEG (my favorite!) Adobe Revel move to Publish Services (For higher quality, once you click on the play button, click on the sprocket wheel at the bottom of the screen and choose 720.) Related Post: Adobe Releases Lightroom 4.1


Spend Your Time in Line or At the Beach Learning Lightroom!

Waiting for the light to get good so you can shoot? In line at the DMV? Relaxing on your summer vacation? Whip out your iPad, iPhone, or other MP4 video-compatible mobile device, watch my Lightroom videos, and learn how to take your photography post-processing to the next level! My Lightroom 3 and Lightroom 4 Fundamentals & Beyond Series are i-Compatible.  To add them to your iTunes library, go to File>Add Folder, and select the folder or folders from your purchased DVD or download. Then sync Movies on your iPad or iPhone. (Sorry I don’t have instructions for Android and other devices, but if they support MP4 videos, they will play my videos.) Lightroom 4 Fundamentals & Beyond: Over 10 1/2 […more]


Video Tutorial: How to Find Your Photos in Lightroom

Lightroom can perform amazingly fast searches for your photos. When I search for my winter tree photos in my catalog of over 30,000 photos, Lightroom will display the results before I can even snap my fingers. Of course I have to have taken the time to keyword my photos first! Lightroom can search on more than just keywords. In fact you can search on just about any information about your photos that you can imagine — camera and exposure information, file name and type, stars and other attributes, location, and much, much more. Rather than write a long article on how to search for your photos in Lightroom, here is a video tutorial in which I show you.  It is […more]

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