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Adobe Lightroom 2020: The Ultimate Guide Bootcamp

Lesson 20 of 116



Adobe Lightroom 2020: The Ultimate Guide Bootcamp

Lesson 20 of 116



Lesson Info


Now let's talk about and I'm gonna turn that curve off for a moment. Um, just so that you can see and remember these toggles here turn things on and off. So I'm turning off that tone curve so that we can still see this image for what it is. Um, and I'm going to go into what's called the H S l's. And there's a great image for the HSE cells simply because I want to play around with the shirt itself so I can go into the HS cells. Um, and I can adjust any one of my colors for their luminous there saturation or their hue. So if I think that yellow is a little bit wrong on the Hugh, I don't like the hue of it that much. I can come into my HS cells, and I can either say I think that's yellow and grab the yellow and make it a little bit more green or bring it to a little so I can see how I can change the actual tone of yellows. Now remember, it's doing it across all of the colors in that entire photo, so it's not like it's just adjusting her shirt. It's adjusting your face. It's any yellow is ...

getting adjusted. If I want to specifically know what color that is, remember, it's still global. I can click on this little tool right here, which is a target adjustment. If I click on that, I can actually point at her her sweater and roll it up, and I'll notice that actually, this is Mawr to do with orange than it has to do with yellow. So if I if I'm I'm changing her sweater and you can see that the orange and the yellow were going down and up. Now it's easier to see if instead I double click these and reset. And, by the way, any of these, um, sliders. If you just double click the actual slider, it will go back to zero. It will go back to the original so I can take the saturation if I want. Actually, let's go with Luminess. If I want this to be a little bit darker of a sweater I'll have to do is keep that target adjustment tool Active point at the color and roll it down and see. I'm darkening up all the yellows and oranges inside of this photograph there, so I like that. So that's what the HS Cells does. Remember its global. But play around with it because it could be very, very useful, especially if you're in ah, looking at at landscapes of some sort. So, um, let's go here and take a look at this photograph here. I can actually play around with the Hughes saturation and luminous of specific tones and blues and war. So So now I can just point at this ocean, and I can say I want all like blue to get darker. So if I click on the ocean and just scroll, see how all that blue now there's blew up here in the in the rotted out doc area. But it's it's becoming more blue everywhere there's blue, the blue is getting richer, and now I know exactly where that target is, and I could grab the slider and move it myself if I like. But it's really fantastic when you're dealing with skies and green foliage and you know, warm tones skins that are against other colors that aren't you can just you can pop a sky without ruining the skin tone. Be careful, though because again it's global. And when you if you if you start messing with a sky, which is blue and you have a bride and address there's gonna be blue in the shadow of her dress. So in the fold where their shadow it's blue, that the color is blue and so that area will get darker on her dress. So you have to be aware of that. And this might not be the tool if you have blues that are gonna be effective Negatively. Um so hopefully someday, uh, you'll actually have the capability to adjust the HSE cells inside of a brush like you can other things. So but right now, just be aware that it is global, completely global, and you have to deal with it as such. Okay, so that is the hue, saturation and luminous panel

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.