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Adobe Lightroom: The Ultimate Guide Bootcamp

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Expanding a Canvas

Jared Platt

Adobe Lightroom: The Ultimate Guide Bootcamp

Jared Platt

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Lesson Info

38. Expanding a Canvas

Lessons

Class Trailer
1

Differences Between Lightroom Desktop and Lightroom Classic

19:42
2

Hard Drives

08:06
3

File Organization

08:31
4

30,000 Foot View of Workflow

05:36
5

Importing into Lightroom

04:10
6

Building Previews

07:14
7

Collections and Publish Services

05:11
8

Keywords

06:27
9

Hardware for Lightroom

06:08
10

Searching for Images

07:51
11

Selecting Images

14:15
12

Organizing Images

04:02
13

Collecting Images for Use

14:56
14

Develop Module Overview

10:15
15

Profiles

11:34
16

Basic Adjustments

11:45
17

Basics Panel: Texture, Clarity, and Dehaze

05:31
18

Basics Panel: Saturation and Vibrance

02:40
19

Tone Curve

09:26
20

HSL

04:48
21

Split Tone

08:19
22

Lens Corrections

08:32
23

Details

09:34
24

Transform Tool

05:52
25

Effects Panel

10:00
26

Synchronizing for Faster Editing

07:40
27

Spot Tool

17:51
28

Skin Softening and Brush Work

07:00
29

Range Masking

13:28
30

Dodge and Burn

17:36
31

Working with Specific Colors

08:30
32

Edit Quickly with Gradient Filters

11:22
33

Making Presets

13:24
34

Preparing Image in Lightroom

09:51
35

Content Aware Fill

11:14
36

Skin Repair

02:44
37

Skin Smoothing

14:39
38

Expanding a Canvas

04:30
39

Liquify

10:22
40

Layers and Composite Images

12:54
41

Sharing via Web

17:52
42

Exporting Files

10:47
43

Sharing with Slideshows

08:00
44

Archiving Photos and Catalogs

19:54
45

Designing

13:35
46

Making Prints

11:27
47

Color Management and Profiles

13:00
48

Archiving Photos and Catalogs

11:31
49

Using Cloud Storage

04:09
50

Adding Images to your Portfolio

09:23
51

Collecting for Your Portfolio

18:03
52

Publishing Unique Websites Per Project

19:48
53

Sharing to Instagram

07:06
54

HDR

15:32
55

Panorama

06:41
56

HDR Panorama

09:54
57

Making Presets

15:39
58

Creating Profiles

18:09
59

Maps

07:08
60

Setup for Tethered Shooting

23:21
61

Sharing with the Client

05:42
62

Watched Folder Process

07:04
63

Second Monitor and iPad

06:09
64

Backup at the Camera

03:50
65

Gnar Box Disk Backup

06:45
66

iPhone and iPad Review

12:52
67

Importing to Lightroom on iPad

02:59
68

Cloud Backup

04:39
69

Adjust, Edit, and Organize

07:46
70

Using Lightroom Between Devices

11:27
71

Lightroom Desktop

05:27
72

Removing Images from the Cloud

10:49
73

Profiles

09:34
74

Light

04:34
75

Color

05:36
76

Effects

15:22
77

Details

08:33
78

Optics

03:49
79

Geometry

04:12
80

Crop

04:39
81

Adding and Using Presets and Profiles

13:41
82

Local Adjustments

15:40
83

Healing Tool

03:29
84

Synchronizing Edits

04:57
85

Editing in Photoshop

08:54
86

Finding Images

07:09
87

Sharing and Exporting Albums on the Web

09:18
88

Posting Images to Social Media

14:01
89

Overview of Lightroom Desktop

07:35
90

The Workflow Overview

10:08
91

Organizing Images

05:10
92

Albums and Shared Albums

18:21
93

Lightroom Desktop Workspace Overview

04:36
94

Importing and Selecting Images

09:23
95

HDR and Panoramics

22:44
96

Light

07:47
97

Profiles

07:23
98

Tone Curves

02:57
99

Color

08:35
100

Effects

17:01
101

Details

12:43
102

Optics

04:05
103

Geometry and Crop Tool

06:01
104

Sync Settings

02:40
105

Making and Adding Presets

03:48
106

Healing Brush

02:21
107

Brush Tool

03:14
108

Gradient Tool

04:16
109

Edit in Photoshop

02:53
110

Finding Images with Sensei

06:32
111

Sharing Albums on the Web

04:57
112

Print through Photoshop

02:09
113

Exporting Images to Files or Web Services

04:36
114

Connecting with Lightroom Classic and Mobile Devices

05:24
115

Archiving Images for Storage

09:55
116

Review of the Workflow

07:20

Lesson Info

Expanding a Canvas

Now, let's talk about a really interesting issue that is best done in photo shop. Simply because Photoshopped has a capability that light room does not have. I wish like room had this capability. You can see that if I have. I like this photograph that I've taken. Um and I like the fact that I've got extra space up here, but the one that I want to use is this image here. I stood up a little bit more. I don't want to use this one. I want to use this one. And the problem is is that when I shot it, I was angled. So if I reset this crop, the horizon line is skewed. And if I try and crop it so that the horizon line. So if I If I angle it so that the horizon line is correct, then I lose the action. I can't get the, uh, the top of the tree. So I've got a straight horizon line, but I have no top of the tree. So then I have to. So it's like, Well, what do I choose Horizon line or the top of the tree? So I can't do this inside of light room, and so I'm a little disappointed by that, so I'm going ...

to edit it in photo shop. So I'm just gonna click command E. It's going to take me to photo shop and inside a photo shop. If I use the crop tool inside a photo shop, this is a fantastic tool. If I use it, and I I'm just gonna turn the crop until I have the correct horizon line and then I'm going to expand my craft back up the way I wanted it in the first place because I wanted it to be that high. I don't mind all of this stuff. I'm gonna expand this edge out to Let's just go right about there. I think that's the crop that I want. But I have all this blank space, and there's this really great tool inside of Photoshopped that says, content aware. If I click on that, it's going to fill in all of these areas. Once I say go. So I'm just gonna hit this check box up here of the very top in middle, and when I do that, it's cropping the image, and it fills in all of the edges with the sky and with the rocks and all that kind of stuff once it's cracked. So there we go. Done. So now I have the correct horizon line. And if you zoom in here, look at this. Did a great job with sky. It even did a good job with the rocks over here. A little extra foliage. So it did a fantastic job. And now I have the image that I always wanted, even though I was skewed, I don't know. Why was that skewed? But I waas and I've still got the top of the tree and I've got the clouds up here. If you ever see a little bit of like a line or it didn't do quite as good a job filling so like right here, it created a little softness than all I need to do is go into the stamp tool. I'm just going to use it as a normal stamp tool and at 100% and I'm just gonna grab something here and just kind of and then you're good. So you all you're doing is just fixing any kind of lines that are created. But it did a fantastic job and now I'm ready to go. So I'm gonna close this up by command. W It's sending it back to Photoshop, and now I have a really great version of this image. But remember, you got to do everything possible in light room first, then you round trip to Photoshop so that once you get back here, you don't have to do any additional editing to your file. And by the way, once you've done that, it's stacked on the original. So I want you to go in and click on this one of two button right here and close the stack. That way, you're only looking at that top file. If you do that, if you keep your stacks closed or before you ever export anything, you simply go up to your, um, library, actually, photo stacking, and then you just say collapse all stacks. When you do that, any stack that's in the grid that you're looking at will be collapsed. Then highlight everything and exported, and your client will only see the top image. So going to photo shop in order to expand your canvas a little bit is a really good idea.

Class Description

All lessons are also available here for individual purchase.

AFTER THIS CLASS YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:

  • 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

ABOUT JARED’S CLASS:

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.

WHO THIS CLASS IS FOR:

  • 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

SOFTWARE USED:

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

ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR:

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 www.jaredplattworkshops.com.

Class Materials

Bonus Materials with Purchase

Adobe Lightroom Mobile Cloud

Adobe Lightroom Image Pipeline System

Workflow in Adobe Lightroom

BW Preset Collection

Color Art Pro Profiles

Ratings and Reviews

Student Work

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Reviews

Ira Richterman
 

I am truly a recreational novice in the photography world and this video is fantastic. Photography has become a very technical world both on the camera side as well as post production. Jared has great teaching skills and sure makes it look very simple. I would recommend this video for those starting out in Lightroom as this program can be overwhelming and has a daunting amount of information. I would like to know if there is a resource of location of contact to ask a question or two for clarifications as a viewer goes through the course. For example, when making a new collection and if you choose the option of making this new collection a target collection, what happens if you then make another new collection and select that new collection to be a target collection? If you click on B to add a photo to a target collection and you made two target collections then where does this virtual selection go, ie into which target collection? Thanks Ira irichterma@aol.com

Dan Clarke
 

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

Hannah
 

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).