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Adobe Lightroom: The Ultimate Guide Bootcamp

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Collections and Publish Services

Jared Platt

Adobe Lightroom: The Ultimate Guide Bootcamp

Jared Platt

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7. Collections and Publish Services


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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

Collections and Publish Services

and then this option is one of my favorites. And that is toe add it to a collection. So I always add every image that I'm bringing in tow light room to a collection. And I do it for one reason. And that is that light room classic Onley sends images to the cloud through a collection. Collections are the point of entry to the cloud. So if you make a collection, you can then share it to the cloud. If you don't have a collection of images, you cannot share anything to the cloud. And so I want everything shared to the cloud because that helps my workflow. Um, so I'm going to click this little plus button up here on the right hand side, and I'm gonna name this collection, and we're just gonna call this, um creativelive import. And I'm gonna put that inside of a specific folder so that I can remain organized. Where is that folder? There it is. Right there. I already had it selected. Okay, so I'm putting inside of a folder to kind of keep myself organized, and then I'm going to sink it with l...

ight room. So when it says sync with light room. It means sync with light room ecosystem. That's what they should call it sink with light room ecosystem. But they don't. So you're synchronizing it with the light room ecosystem and I hit create. So now I have a collection here, and that collection is going to be synchronized with the light room ecosystem. And now we get down to the very bottom, which is also important. So all of the stuff on the right hand side is there for a reason. It's all important, so use it. So first things first. If I know that I want all of these to be black and white or I want all of them to have a specific look to them, I can add any developed preset right here on the way in so that I never even see them in color. Just turn him all the black and white, or add whatever film look you like so you can add that there you can also add metadata here, and the way you do that is you click on here and you cook on new, so you have to actually create these presets. But they're really important to create. So we're gonna make a couple right now. So what we want to do is we want to create, uh, a 2020 copyright. So every time images come in, it's going toe automatically copyright them for you. It's gonna Well, it's not gonna copyright him for you. Um, images air copyrighted because you took them. So you own the copyright on your images right off the bat. Um, then you have to register them if you want certain protections. Um And so, uh, this is just to identify who owns the copyright, and since you photographed it, you own the copyright. You may not have registered it, but you certainly own the copyright. So what I'm gonna do is I'm gonna go down to the copyright area, which is here, and I'm gonna type in 2020. Ah, comma Jared Platt. So oops, that is the copyright, and I'm gonna tell it that it is copyrighted and then writes and usage. I just go in and put ah, see website, and then I go to www dot Jared platt dot com. There you go. So now if someone finds that photo somewhere stray on the web, if they look at the info. If they're actually interested in knowing who owns the copyright, they can find it because it's inside the file. So I'm gonna hit, create. Oh, first off, in this preset, I'm gonna save it. So we're going to save. This is a new preset, and by the way, everywhere inside of light room, there are presets galore. So every little place that you're doing something over and over and over again, there's a preset, and I want you to always make presets to make sure that you are never doing the same thing twice. So for the rest of 2020 I will use this preset. And then in 2021 I'll make a new preset. So 2020 copyright on create. So now that's a preset for this, and it will automatically put all that in, and you can see how much other data you could put in. So if you're constantly doing a specific kind of shoot that requires a whole bunch of information, you can put it in here and create a preset specifically for that shoot or that location so that you're never having to entering that information again. So we're going to create that one open our exists. Good. Cancel that. So now we're gonna come down here and click on the copyright and then we're gonna keyword.

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


Dan Clarke

This class was great. I've never used Lightroom before and now I feel comfortable in it. Massive amount of good info.


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.