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Adobe Lightroom: The Ultimate Guide Bootcamp

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Cloud Backup

Jared Platt

Adobe Lightroom: The Ultimate Guide Bootcamp

Jared Platt

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68. Cloud Backup


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2 Hard Drives Duration:08:06
3 File Organization Duration:08:31
4 30,000 Foot View of Workflow Duration:05:36
5 Importing into Lightroom Duration:04:10
6 Building Previews Duration:07:14
8 Keywords Duration:06:27
9 Hardware for Lightroom Duration:06:08
10 Searching for Images Duration:07:51
11 Selecting Images Duration:14:15
12 Organizing Images Duration:04:02
13 Collecting Images for Use Duration:14:56
14 Develop Module Overview Duration:10:15
15 Profiles Duration:11:34
16 Basic Adjustments Duration:11:45
19 Tone Curve Duration:09:26
20 HSL Duration:04:48
21 Split Tone Duration:08:19
22 Lens Corrections Duration:08:32
23 Details Duration:09:34
24 Transform Tool Duration:05:52
25 Effects Panel Duration:10:00
27 Spot Tool Duration:17:51
28 Skin Softening and Brush Work Duration:07:00
29 Range Masking Duration:13:28
30 Dodge and Burn Duration:17:36
31 Working with Specific Colors Duration:08:30
33 Making Presets Duration:13:24
34 Preparing Image in Lightroom Duration:09:51
35 Content Aware Fill Duration:11:14
36 Skin Repair Duration:02:44
37 Skin Smoothing Duration:14:39
38 Expanding a Canvas Duration:04:30
39 Liquify Duration:10:22
40 Layers and Composite Images Duration:12:54
41 Sharing via Web Duration:17:52
42 Exporting Files Duration:10:47
43 Sharing with Slideshows Duration:08:00
44 Archiving Photos and Catalogs Duration:19:54
45 Designing Duration:13:35
46 Making Prints Duration:11:27
47 Color Management and Profiles Duration:13:00
48 Archiving Photos and Catalogs Duration:11:31
49 Using Cloud Storage Duration:04:09
51 Collecting for Your Portfolio Duration:18:03
53 Sharing to Instagram Duration:07:06
54 HDR Duration:15:32
55 Panorama Duration:06:41
56 HDR Panorama Duration:09:54
57 Making Presets Duration:15:39
58 Creating Profiles Duration:18:09
59 Maps Duration:07:08
60 Setup for Tethered Shooting Duration:23:21
61 Sharing with the Client Duration:05:42
62 Watched Folder Process Duration:07:04
63 Second Monitor and iPad Duration:06:09
64 Backup at the Camera Duration:03:50
65 Gnar Box Disk Backup Duration:06:45
66 iPhone and iPad Review Duration:12:52
67 Importing to Lightroom on iPad Duration:02:59
68 Cloud Backup Duration:04:39
69 Adjust, Edit, and Organize Duration:07:46
71 Lightroom Desktop Duration:05:27
72 Removing Images from the Cloud Duration:10:49
73 Profiles Duration:09:34
74 Light Duration:04:34
75 Color Duration:05:36
76 Effects Duration:15:22
77 Details Duration:08:33
78 Optics Duration:03:49
79 Geometry Duration:04:12
80 Crop Duration:04:39
82 Local Adjustments Duration:15:40
83 Healing Tool Duration:03:29
84 Synchronizing Edits Duration:04:57
85 Editing in Photoshop Duration:08:54
86 Finding Images Duration:07:09
88 Posting Images to Social Media Duration:14:01
89 Overview of Lightroom Desktop Duration:07:35
90 The Workflow Overview Duration:10:08
91 Organizing Images Duration:05:10
92 Albums and Shared Albums Duration:18:21
94 Importing and Selecting Images Duration:09:23
95 HDR and Panoramics Duration:22:44
96 Light Duration:07:47
97 Profiles Duration:07:23
98 Tone Curves Duration:02:57
99 Color Duration:08:35
100 Effects Duration:17:01
101 Details Duration:12:43
102 Optics Duration:04:05
103 Geometry and Crop Tool Duration:06:01
104 Sync Settings Duration:02:40
105 Making and Adding Presets Duration:03:48
106 Healing Brush Duration:02:21
107 Brush Tool Duration:03:14
108 Gradient Tool Duration:04:16
109 Edit in Photoshop Duration:02:53
110 Finding Images with Sensei Duration:06:32
111 Sharing Albums on the Web Duration:04:57
112 Print through Photoshop Duration:02:09
115 Archiving Images for Storage Duration:09:55
116 Review of the Workflow Duration:07:20

Lesson Info

Cloud Backup

now that we've brought our images from our camera to our NAR box, so they're safe, and then we've taken him from the NAR box and we take the slacks, the ones that we've selected, and we've brought them into an IPad. You can see that they are here inside the IPad, ready for us to review them, adjust them, share them, do whatever we want. But before we go into that, remember that we've we want a camera that has two cards. If we can, that gives us a backup. But if we only have a camera with one card, we definitely want to get it backed up. And so now we have a backup. So we have two backups here. The images that we take from the NAR box into the IPad are immediately sent to the cloud. So if I bring in a 30 megapixel file like the U. S. Are has, um, it's coming into the IPad, and then it's going straight up the cloud as a 30 megapixel file. So the entire file is in the cloud as another backup. So now not only do we have a card that we hold onto throughout our travels. We have a dis drive w...

ith all of our images on it that we can hang onto throughout our travels. But we also have a copy, inner IPad and a copy up on the cloud. And that cloud copy is actually being delivered to any other device that we happened tohave attached to the cloud. For instance. My phone is also attached to the cloud, so light room in my phone is also going to have a copy of that file delivered to it. And there is a preference that I can tell light room toe on Lee. Bring in smart previews so that I'm not filling up every single device I have with the full file. So that's that's a very real possibility to simply go into your preferences. Inside of of light room mobile and inside of light room mobile. You go onto cloud Sync and then you can tell it to either use or don't use cellular data, and you can say Onley download smart previews, and that's if you turn that on than any other light room device. So that's turned on on my phone. So if I take a picture here, the full file will go up to the cloud. But only a smart preview will come back down to my IPad if I put a full high resolution file from my camera into my IPad. The full high rez goes up to the cloud. The full high rez stays on my IPad. But only a smart preview comes down to this phone here. So I'm kind of limiting the amount of space that I'm taking up on all of my other devices and in light room, uh, desktop in in light room Classic. Both of those programs can also receive the full file down or in light room desktop, which I'll show you later. You can actually tell it toe on Lee. Bring in a preview as well so you can limit the amount of extra space that's being taken up on all of your other systems. But important to note is that not only do I have a copy here inside of light room on my IPad, but I have one in the cloud. So that is the system designed in order to back you up. You're completely backed up. If you hang on to this card, if you put a copy in a resident hard drive like this NAR box, and then you bring certain copies back into your IPad. You could bring the whole set. If it's a small enough set of images, you could bring the whole thing into your IPad. In fact, if you don't have in our box and you don't want to travel within our box, just simply travel with a A dongle that has a card reader on it and put your images directly into your IPad and they will go right up to the cloud through light room, so either way is fine. But you need to make sure that you're backed up because you want to get the most important images at least and if not all the images up into the cloud so that it doesn't matter if you lose everything while you're traveling. You still have a copy in the cloud ready for you to bring back down to Earth once you are back home at your computer. So that's backing yourself up while you're traveling

Class Description

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  • Efficiently cull and retouch photographs
  • Manage your files to enable seamless and immediate recall
  • Get your computer and software to run faster
  • Create impressive photo books and slideshows
  • Take advantage of global adjustments
  • Improve your mobile workflow with both your iPhone and iPad
  • Deliver and share your images directly from Lightroom


Adobe® Lightroom® is the industry standard for post-production workflow and in Adobe Lightroom: The Ultimate Guide, you’ll learn Jared Platt’s gold standard for retouching and managing files quickly and efficiently.

Jared will show the ins and outs of Lightroom Classic, Lightroom Mobile, and Lightroom Desktop. He’ll demystify the difference between each and demonstrate when to use each one for maximum output.

Jared will share tips on improving every phase of your workflow – from shooting to archiving. You’ll learn how to take advantage of the latest Lightroom tools and features and become faster and more skilled at adjusting your images.


  • Beginner, intermediate, and advanced users of Adobe Lightroom
  • Those who want to gain confidence in Adobe Lightroom and learn new features to help edit photos
  • Students who’d like to take ordinary images and make them look extraordinary with some image editing or Lightroom fixes


Adobe Lightroom Classic 9.2
Adobe Lightroom Desktop 3.2
Adobe Lightroom Mobile 5.2


Jared Platt is a professional wedding and lifestyle photographer from Phoenix, Arizona. Jared holds a Masters of Fine Arts in the Photographic Studies and a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Photography from Arizona State University and has been a professional photographer and college educator for the past 12 years and has been a speaking, debating and lecturing for the past 17 years. His attention to detail and craft make him a demanding photography instructor. Jared has lectured at major trade shows and photo conferences as well as at universities around the world on the subject of photography as well as workflow. Currently, Jared is traveling the United States and Canada teaching and lecturing on photography and post production workflow. Join him online for monthly "Office Hours" at



Thorough but very easy to follow. I've noticed a significant improvement in my work since starting this course a couple weeks ago, and I'm also spending noticeably less time editing my photos. I appreciate that it's up-to-date as of October, 2020, so the info is current (I wish CL would take down some of the older courses, since software changes make some of them obsolete).

Kyosa Canuck

I hate to say this is a repetitive class due to covering much of the same things in each LR app. I appreciate Ben's classes better but this does give different perspectives. Also, Ben knows better than to use the word "super" let alone use it 10+ times per lesson.

Kayode Olorunfemi

I have been using lightroom for upwards of 6years and I still found this course incredibly useful. It can be useful learning through desperate tutorials online, but having a course that ties everything together, coupled with foundation principles, is invaluable.