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Adobe Lightroom 2020: The Ultimate Guide Bootcamp

Lesson 110 of 116

Finding Images with Sensei


Adobe Lightroom 2020: The Ultimate Guide Bootcamp

Lesson 110 of 116

Finding Images with Sensei


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Finding Images with Sensei

Once you're finished editing your images, they're going to rest here inside of light room desktop. As long as you keep them here, you can obviously get rid of them. If you like, you could delete images, but remember, when you delete an image, it's going to lead. Delete it from the cloud and delete it from all of your other devices. Because light room desktop is essentially a Web based system, so it's a really it's integral to an overall ecosystem. So when you're looking through your images, you are going to be, uh, you're going to keep adding images to this vast collection of images. And that's great because you can look at them from anywhere you happen to be and you can organize. And while you're on your IPad, you can be selecting images and putting them into albums. And then when you come back to your desktop, you can do further work on that same album, and you can add more images or you can take images out of that album, and you could do the same thing on your phone. So the ecosyste...

m is great for that because you can search anywhere you happen to be. And speaking of searching when you're searching your images after you've done all of your adjustments and you just want to start sharing those images, the first way you're going to do that is by searching and searching. Your images comes to several different ways. The first way is to search here through a Nalbandian, look in a specific albums, scan through and say, OK, this is a album full of portfolio work, but I can also go to an album that's specifically for a portrait session. So maybe I just want to look at the images from this portrait session, or I want to look at a set of images for my portfolio. This is a collection I've been making for a while, Um, and so I have all these images. But within this portfolio segment here, I want to search for specific things. And the great thing about all light room desktop light room on the IPad on the IPhone and on other Android mobile devices and even on the Web is that the search tools arm or than just searching keywords? They're not so in light room classic you actually had to enter in the keywords in order for you to find things. But here, inside of light room desktop, you have the ability to search visually for things. So, uh, what's happening is because all these images air in the cloud. Sen. SE, which is an intelligent learning system in the cloud, is looking in on those images, and it has intelligent artificial intelligence. And so it's learning its got machine learning. And it's got crowdsourcing happening to because people are interacting with its decisions. And so it's learning from us, and I can just search for things. For instance, Aiken search for a forest and hit Enter, and it's gonna show me places that it thinks has a forest. And none of these have a keyword of forest. They're just forests. So here's a forest here. Here's a forest here this, it thinks, is a forest. But maybe there's forests on the mountain, but I don't know, but it thinks there's a forest there. This is a forest of um, it's not a forest, it's a forest of cactus. But it thinks it's a forest. It looks like a forest that has snow. Here's some trees, so it thinks that's for us. But it it confined things that look like forests to it. I can also look for various like I could look for flowers and there we go. I've got three flowers, one is a cactus and the other tour flowers. But it's very easy for me to find things simply because send, say, is actually looking at these images visually and artificial intelligence is telling it what a flower looks like or what address looks like, or even what a girl looks like or what a hat looks like, and that makes it a lot easier to find your images. Now if we're looking for images and we want to share those images the best way that I found to do and I love doing this, I search for a given image, forests or whatever. The in fact, there was a today, there was an opportunity to post something that had a forest in it, and so I was like, Oh, I'll post a forest image to So I just had to search for Forest, and I found, like, five or six images that had forests in them. And so then I All I did is I just got the images so If I was doing that for Flowers, I would highlight all of these images here and simply go back up to my albums area here and just click Adhere to create an album. Or I could go over here and right click a folder and add an album inside that folder. And I'm gonna call that album Flowers to Share and then I'm in include the selected three photos and I'm gonna put it inside of this day for folder and hit Create. And now it's just created an album that has those three images in it. And then I can keep adding images to that whenever I like. Um, and the beauty of that is now it's also on my phone. So later on, when I want to share one of these flowers to Instagram, I can just pull up. That one album has the flowers that I've been searching for and just share whichever one strikes my fancy. And so that is the process of finding images inside Adobe Light Room Desktop. Because it's tied to send, say, it's very easy to find images. You also have the ability to filter those images up here in the top just click on this little funnel looking icon, and then you can choose Onley to show the you know five star images. Or you can choose to show one star and above and flagged images. And you could also say, I want them to be from a camera. Let's say I only want to see images from the the Panasonic camera. And so now I've got just the pan assign sonic images so that could be very helpful. Especially when you're looking at a lot of images and you remember something about the images you're looking for. All of these criteria will help you home that down.

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).

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.