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Adobe Lightroom 2020: The Ultimate Guide Bootcamp

Lesson 75 of 116



Adobe Lightroom 2020: The Ultimate Guide Bootcamp

Lesson 75 of 116



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So here we've got another photo, and I'm going to quickly choose a profile for it. Um, and I could choose all sorts of, but I like the idea of being fairly vintage. So I'm gonna click on this top warm one that might be a little bit too much. Let's go for that. That looks pretty vintage. Um, so this is just Ah, it's called warm three. All right, so now that I have that, I want to go through the color and work with the color itself. So I'm gonna go into the color tab and inside of the color tab, I can obviously turn it to black and white here. So if I click on black and white, it's gonna apply a completely different profile. So I'm turning it back to color and unfortunately, went back to the wrong one. So there we go. All right. So don't turn it black and white if you want it. Teoh, if you want to have a specific profile because it goes to its own profile. So generally when I go to black and white, I'm going to go to the profile browser and choose a black and white Um if you don't care w...

hat kind of black and white use, you can push that so below here, we're gonna play with the temperature. Obviously, we have custom white balance eso we can choose what kind of white balance we want to use in this case. I'm just going to use what was already customized there. And I'm gonna increase decrease if it was shot with Flash. I can come in here and say flash, and now it's neutralized for the typical flash output. Um, and then I'll take my temperature up a little bit. And I think the tent is where I want it to be now. Saturation vibrance vibrance protects the warms, the skin tones. And it does so if I take vibrance up, it tends to protect the skin tones, whereas if I take saturation up, it gets really ugly. Like yellow and warm are orange. So we don't want Teoh Very, very, very, very rarely will take saturation up positively. Mostly, I'm gonna bring saturation down and then vibrance itself. I can take up because vibrance protects those skin tones and mostly tries to increase the the intensity of like blues and greens and things like that now, Once I've done that, I also have further control over individual colors. So I'm gonna go in to the individual colors here, and I'm going to click on the individual color and I'm going to choose what color I want to effect. So all of my colors right down here and I can also choose whether I'm gonna work on their hue, their saturation or their loom in It's so I can do that individually by color. So I'm going to choose to work on the Reds, which is already selected. And at that point, I'm going to say, Well, what I want the reds toe look like how saturated do I want them so I can increase the saturation and see how I'm playing around just with the Reds and the Reds are obviously a huge part of this particular photograph. So I'm going to play really specifically with the Reds. I want I want toe get exactly the right amount of red. So that is about the right saturation and I can also play with the hue of it. So do I want it to be more orange? Do I want it to be more purple so I'm just going to kind of play with it until it's the right richness. So you can see how I've gotten kind of this muted look to the entire photograph. But I want the Reds to kind of pop, so I'm playing around with the Reds, and then I can also take the Luminant up and make it the Reds brighter. Or I can make them darker and more saturated. So I'm gonna just kind of play with that dial until I've got it just right now, you don't necessarily want to play with every single color in the photograph. What you're really trying to do is globally with the temperature intent. You're trying to get the right look, and then usually there's one specific color that needs some help or that will make a better statement. Or maybe someone's wearing a blue shirt and that blue shirt is a little bit too bright. And if you take the entire blew down or the sky, the skies kind of a bright blue and you want to bring it down, and most of the time that works really well. But you have to be careful because if you work on a sky that's blue and someone has, uh, shadows on their dress, Those shadows air, blue. Or if they're wearing a blue tie or something like that, it's going to It's a global adjustment still, so we're still working globally. But we're just working on specific color areas, not not areas, but color types. So just be careful that you're not affecting all the other colors and just be subtle about it. We don't want to go crazy on any of this because you'll start to create problems in your photograph. Okay, so we've played with the color on this photograph, and I really like the way everything is looking for color so we can shut that down. And with we've got the color. Now, remember, if for any reason you don't know what the white balance is, you can always click on this little white dropper here and then that allows you to go through and find something that you know to be white and simply click on this check box to confirm that white balance. Um, I don't necessarily want to do that. I'm not all that interested in. So I'm going to just undo what I already just did. So the undue is right up here, I'm just gonna undo it.

Class Description

All lessons are also available here for individual purchase.


  • 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


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



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).

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.