Lightroom 4 Book Module Tutorial: Basic Skills

I haven’t written many tutorials about Lightroom 4’s Book module on this blog, so I thought I’d share a video tutorial on some basic  skills: swapping and replacing photos,  usage badges,  adding more photos to your book collection, removing photos,  selecting and moving one or more pages, adding and removing pages, zooming a photo to fill, and a discussion of resolution.  This is the 5th of 14 videos (3 hours) on the Book module from my Lightroom 4: Producing Great Output series. For better quality, once you hit Play, click on the sprocket wheel in the bottom right and choose 720/HD. Find out more about Lightroom 4 Producing Great Output here. Enjoyed this article? Enter your email address below to […more]

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Video Tutorial: Using Lightroom’s Print Module to Create Cool Custom Photo Layouts

My favorite layout style in Lightroom’s Print module is the Custom Package, which allows us to layout multiple photos on the page. These can be laid out on top of each other, they can overlap, text can be added, etc..  Here are a couple examples — a tryptic that I designed to print, and a collage that I started working on, sized for my computer monitor to use as a desktop background: My video series available for sale on DVD or by download, LLightroom CC/6 and 5: Producing Great Output, consists of over 12 hours of training on 57+ videos, on everything you need to know to make great prints, photo books, slideshows and web galleries — including not just […more]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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

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