Lightroom 4: The Fundamentals & Beyond
A Workshop on Video with Laura Shoe
Master the fundamentals of Lightroom and way beyond!
In this series for both beginners and experienced users, learn how to import, organize and manage, edit and share your photos.
This Lightroom 4 series is no longer available for purchase. Please consider the Lightroom 5, 6 and Classic CC version (click here) – it covers features not available in Lightroom 4, but otherwise is mostly applicable to Lightroom 4.
Start you best-in-class Lightroom training with this series.
10 1/2 hours of training on 55 videos
For PC, Mac, and mobile devices
“Laura’s video training has to be the best and easiest way to master Lightroom. It’s superb…perfect for both beginners and intermediate level Lightroom users and will impress advanced users as well.”
Laura Shoe has taught for Adobe, creativeLIVE, Rocky Mountain School of Photography and other organizations and has been making video tutorials for 10 years. From her years of teaching experience she anticipates where students get stuck, and with a clear and concise presentation style, guides you through the complexities with ease.
This series covers the most important parts of Lightroom that everyone should learn well – the Library and Develop modules – as well as Map. Here’s a summary of what you’ll learn:
Get and Stay Organized
Understand how Lightroom works with a catalog and how to avoid painful mistakes users often make
Make decisions on where to store your photos and how to organize them, set up Lightroom to meet your needs
Protect your photo library: understand what needs to be backed up and how
Import from memory cards, hard drives and Elements
Move and reorganize your library; resolve and avoid missing file issues
Add keywords, stars, labels, names, other “metadata” to find any photo almost instantly
Use the Map module to save time and easily find photos based on location without having to add location keywords
Edit Your Photos to Bring Out Their Best
Watch me develop a photo start-to-finish, then delve into the tools to transform your images
Learn and focus on the basics, or master and leverage every tool in the Develop module
Take care of problem areas in your photos and bring attention to your main subject
Eliminate distractions by removing spots and objects
Retouch portraits to smooth skin, remove blemishes, reduce appearance of wrinkles and under-eye shadows
Fix architectural lines and lens issues
Convert all or part of your photo to black and white, add color toning, grain, and other creative effects
Get more done faster with presets and by working on many photos at once
Move from Lightroom to Photoshop (or Elements) and back
Share Your Photos
Export copies of your photos to send out for printing or to share electronically
Email photos from within Lightroom
Upload to Facebook, Flickr and other services
Watermark your photos with a logo or your copyright