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Beginners: Getting Started with Lightroom 2017-08-02T11:31:41+00:00

Getting Started with Lightroom

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On this page are some articles and video tutorials for beginners. I have pulled these together from my blog so that you have some free resources as you get started. I would also highly recommend my Lightroom CC/6 and 5: The Fundamentals & Beyond video series – it is comprehensive training, assumes no prior experience with Lightroom, and I guarantee that it will get you off to a great start and that it will enable you to avoid painful mistakes that new users often make. The most common feedback I get from people who purchase this is, “I wish I had bought this when I first got Lightroom!”

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