Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Quickstart Beginner’s Guide
January 11, 2016 - Uncategorized
What is Adobe Photoshop Lightroom?
Many photographers use Adobe Lightroom as their central hub for managing and processing images. Lightroom is preferred by many photographers for its
non-destructive image editing approach. This means that the changes we make to images aren’t saved directly over the original files, but instead stored in
the Lightroom catalog. At its heart, Lightroom is the combination of several apps that every photographer needs, divided into workspaces called
One of the best tools in Lightroom is an organizer for your digital images, the Library module. It’s a great way to apply metadata such as
keywords that help you tame a large image collection. It also includes a RAW image processor in the Develop module, which is used to correct your images.
This learning guide features tutorials to help you learn these two key modules.
Get Organized and Master Metadata
With digital cameras, it’s not hard to produce thousands or even tens of thousands of image files each year. Lightroom is a great tool for taming your archive.
Post-ProcessingGetting Started With Adobe Lightroom: The Photo Workflow
WorkflowLightroom Workflow: Data Setup & Import Essentials
Digital Asset ManagementImplementing a Controlled Vocabulary in Adobe Lightroom
Image Corrections and Image Processing
Another key use for Adobe Lightroom is to correct and process images visually. This means making adjustments to exposure, tone, color, and details. Lightroom is a non-destructive parametric image editor, meaning that the changes you make live
Lightroom and your original image files are untouched, which is a safe way to work. These
tutorials will give you some ideas about what Lightroom can do to help process your images.
Black and White ConversionCreatively Converting Photos to Black and White With Lightroom
Post-ProcessingA Five Minute Guide to Cropping in Lightroom
Post-ProcessingMastering the Histogram in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
Export and Deliver Images from Lightroom
Once you’ve finished working with your images in Lightroom it’s time to export them, either to work with further using the sharp fine-tuning tools in a raster image editor like Adobe Photoshop or to send to your clients and friends. These tutorials will provide guidelines on how to put the finishing touches on your images
and export them.
CompressionHow to Export JPGs for the Web from Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
DeliverablesBest Practices: How to Deliver Digital Image Files to Your Clients Over the Internet
Deliverables3 Smart Ways to Deliver Work to Your Photography Clients
Related Course: Adobe Lightroom CC for Photographers
For a complete introduction to correcting and processing images check out our course, Adobe Lightroom CC for Photographers. You’ll find out how to start your image collection, how to organize your photos, how to correct them so that they look their best, and more.
Source: Photoshop | Tuts