Learn to Create Beautiful Output in Lightroom 4

Lightroom 4: Producing Great Output

A Workshop on Video with Laura Shoe

Lightroom Fundamentals & Beyond Training Video Tutorials

Produce professional-quality prints, photo books, slideshows and web galleries with Lightroom!

  • This Lightroom 4 series is no longer available for purchase. Please consider the Lightroom 5, 6 and Classic version (click here) – it covers features not available in Lightroom 4, but otherwise is mostly applicable to Lightroom 4. (This is the OLD Lightroom 4, not the cloud-based Lightroom that is in version 4 in 2020/2021)

  • 12 hours of training on 55 videos

  • For PC, Mac, and mobile devices

  • Assumes basic experience with Lightroom. (Start with my Fundamentals & Beyond series.)

“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.  

Photosource International

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.

Adobe Certified Expert Photoshop Lightroom
Adobe Community Professional

What You’ll Learn

Producing Great Output covers Lightroom’s output-creation capabilities. After learning how to prepare for your output project you’ll learn everything there is to know about creating output with the Book, Print, Slideshow and Web modules, as well critical output concepts. CLICK ON THE TABS BELOW to read more about what you’ll learn:

The Book Module (2 hours 54 minutes)

  • Create beautiful photo books that you can upload to Blurb.com to have printed.

  • Create PDF e-books of your book designs to put on your mobile devices and to share electronically with people.

Included videos:

  • Setting Book Options

  • Workflow and Preferences

  • Getting Started

  • Saving Your Book Work

  • Basic Layout Skills

  • Changing Page Layouts

  • Basics of Adding Text

  • More Text Skills

  • Adding Image and Graphic Page Backgrounds

  • Designing Beautiful Covers

  • Using Auto Layout Presets to Save Time and Improve Consistency

  • Tips for Reviewing Your Book before Having It Printed

  • Uploading or Exporting Your Book

  • Reusing Your Book Designs with Other Photos

Lightroom Library Module

The Print Module (2 hours 43 minutes)

  • Create single-photo or multi-photo designs.

  • Print to your own photo printer with professional-quality results.

  • Save your designs to have someone else print them or to share them electronically.

Included videos:

  • Print Module Overview

  • Saving Your Work: Print Collections

  • Saving Your Design to Use with Other Photos: Templates

  • Setting Output Size and Destination

  • Making Contact Sheets

  • Triptychs and More; Adding Text

  • Single Photo Layouts

  • Picture Package – Printing Multiple Sizes of the Same Photo

  • Creating Free-Form Designs/Collages with Custom Package

  • The Print Job Panel – Setting Resolution, Profile, and More

  • Printer Settings

  • Thirteen Keys to Printing Success (or, What Can Go Wrong and Why)

Lightroom Library Module

The Slideshow Module (1 hour 42 minutes)

  • Create slideshows with text and music.

  • Play them in Lightroom or export videos and PDFs to share online.

Included videos:

  • Overview; Previewing and Playing Your Slideshow

  • Slide Background, Layout and Other Options