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Exporting Files

Lesson 42 from: Adobe Lightroom: The Ultimate Guide Bootcamp

Jared Platt

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Lesson Info

42. Exporting Files

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

Exporting Files

so there's a lot of ways for you to deliver to your client. And obviously the Web is the easiest way to get images out there really quickly, especially for those of us that work with people all over the world, are all over the United States or wherever you happen to be. Um, it's easy to deliver those images. It's easy toe proof images on the Web. But if you want to deliver your images to a client in a physical sense, whether that's you want to deliver a bunch of J pegs or PSD zor tiffs to an art director through Dropbox or if you want to deliver him on a disk, um, that's when you start to export. And so we're gonna talk about the exporting process. Now. The exporting processes is actually a lot better now in light room with the newer releases. So you will find that when you go to the export dialog box and we're just gonna we're going to go to a job. Here we go. Let's just export these images. We're gonna highlight all of these images and export them, and when we export them, we have tw...

o different ways to export. We can either export one type of image at a time to a specific area, this kind of the way we used to do it. You simply highlight a preset over here, or you can just choose what you want to do. So these presets make things really easy. So we have folders full of presets on the left hand side that give you specific ways that you can. You can export your images. What you're going to do is when you get to the export dialog box, you are going to choose where you want to send it. So in this case will make it to the desktop and we'll put it in a sub folder and we'll call that sub folder. Um, deliver delivery. All right. So that sub folders called delivery. We not going to add it back to the catalogue because we don't want the J pegs back. We already have the original files. That's the add to catalog is when you want to export a lot of images that you're then going to retouch so say of Rahm ages. You want to make him into PS D's and then you want to edit from there. Um, so don't don't check on that one. Uh, renaming the file might be a great idea. If you're sending them to a client, you want to just rename them so that it's it's whatever the file name is, plus the artist's name or file name, plus a custom name. And then you can just put your name in here. Jared Platt. If you're sending him to the Web, if you're gonna post them on your website, then it's a good idea to Instead of putting your name on Lee, it's a good idea to say Wedding photo. Ah, Arizona Royal Paul Royal Dash Palm's Dash. Jared Platt The more information that is in that J peg name, the better it off is, the better you are off for S e o purposes. So you might as well put some basic information in there. But if I'm just sending him to the client, say, an art director, I'm just gonna put my name on it so that they know it's my photograph. And then I can either choose a J peg PSD tiff, PNG or the original. If I do the original, it's just gonna take Let's say it's a CR three file from a us are. It's gonna take that that cr three file and it's going to copy the file and it's gonna take all of the data the X and P data that tells me what I did with the file and put it as a sidecar right next to it. If I exported as the D and G, it's going to actually create a new raw file with all of that ex MP data in it. And it's still a raw digital negative. But all of the stuff is together, which is really quite useful. So if someone opens it, it will open exactly the way you intended it. Toe look, when they open it in photo shop or camera, wrong or something like that. But we're gonna make a J peg high quality 100%. I'm not gonna resize to fit because I'm sending it to someone that I want to send the full file to. But if you're sending it to the Web, you might want to specifically pare it down to a long edge of you know, 2600 pixels or something like that. Just check with your web, um, with you with your Web host. Find out what? What is the right size for your specific website? Um, and then when we come down to the bottom, we can also add additional things. And I have something called J. Peg Mini. I'm an insert J Peg many and inserting J Peg many. It's It's all automatic. It does it all by itself, but it is an amazing plug in because it actually shrinks. It doesn't shrink the size of the photo. It shrinks the the mega pixel size of the photograph, so it compresses it and it keeps compressing until it starts noticing and a visual change in the images. And then it backs off one step, and then it saves it. So it's like it's an automatic compression and you will never be able to see that it compressed. It's it's beautiful. And if you're putting things on a website, or if you're sending things on a disk to a client, get get J peg many and and run it on everything because it does a great job. The only time I don't run J. Peg Mini is when I'm sending something to print. I send him the entire full file, No compression whatsoever. So then I can hit export. But before I hit export. If I've done a lot of work here, then I What I really should do is come over and click, add, and I'm gonna add J peg delivery as a preset. And I'm just gonna put that in the user preset folder now so we can find it really quickly and hit, create. And then if I also want to deliver the same type of file But I want to deliver it as a as a PSD 16 bit pro photo RGB so that I can send the client J pegs and PSD is just in case they want to ever edit them. They could go to the PST, So if I'm doing that, then I'm going to go. And I don't need J peg many on this, so I'm gonna remove it. So I'm changing some of the stuff on this. I'm gonna actually say Jared Platt, Dash uh, ps de 16 bit designer. Ah, designer copy That way they know this is not the one for them. This the view copy is the JPEG. So now I've got that all set up I'm going to go down, make sure everything's Yeah, Everything looks good. So I'm gonna go and make another preset and I'm going to go into the user preset folder and I'm going to say P s d toe live. Vory and hit create. Okay, so now I'm gonna get done. Let's I didn't actually export them. So the done button just saves the changes that I've made inside of the export dialog box but doesn't actually export. So let's go back into export now. And this time, if I go into the user presets, I have options of J. Peg delivery and see how it changes everything to J pegs. And then I have PSD delivery, and then it changes everything to PSD delivery. So if I want to quickly just export the J pegs, then I would just click on this and export and it would deliver it to a folder on my desktop called Delivery. And that's it just happened really fast. But if I want to deliver it to a client with both file types, then that's when I use the check boxes. So I would click on this check box and then I would click on this check box. So now I'm going to deliver a J peg and a P S D delivery. Okay, so two different deliveries if you want to deliver both of these files. So if you want to actually deliver J pegs and P ST's, then you're gonna have to check box both of them. But if you do that, it's gonna put both of them inside of this delivery folder because that's where you told it originally in the pre set to go. So what we want to do is we want to say, Let's go in and edit this and say, um, shoes folder later, okay? And then once we've done that, we're going to go on right click that J Peg Delivery and update the current settings. Then I'm gonna go to the PSD, click on that one, and I'm going to say, choose the folder later, and I'm gonna right click the PSD and update current settings. So now when you look at it saying, I'm gonna choose this file later, I'm gonna choose this location later. That way, if you check box the J peg delivery and the PSD delivery this if you export it Now it asks you where do you want to deliver these files? And I would sit choose. And now I'm gonna put them on my desktop and say new folder and I want to put him in Ah, delivery. But then, inside that delivery, I want to create a folder called J Pegs. And then I'm gonna choose that one, and then it's gonna ask me where I want to put all those with the PSD. Sorry. Choose. Let's ah, back out of that and new folder PSD. So pst zehr gonna go into this folder and then the J. Paige's are gonna go into this folder and then I'm going to hit, done. And once I do that, it's starting to export all of these files both as a J peg and as a PSD into their individual files than once they're done. I can simply grab that file off the desktop dragon onto a disk dragon into my dropbox and send a link to the client. However, I want to deliver it, but it's it's all very automatic, and Aiken export 30 different file types at once if I want to. And so that's how you use the export dialog box to get your images out to your client if you're not just sending him to the Web via, like, a collection or maybe a published service to SmugMug.

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

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).

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