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Adobe Lightroom 2020: The Ultimate Guide Bootcamp

Lesson 93 of 116

Lightroom Desktop Workspace Overview


Adobe Lightroom 2020: The Ultimate Guide Bootcamp

Lesson 93 of 116

Lightroom Desktop Workspace Overview


Lesson Info

Lightroom Desktop Workspace Overview

and let's look at our images and review what's going on everywhere else inside of light room really quickly. So in light room desktop on the left hand side is the organizational structure, and up at the top is your search feature and your filter. That's your filter. That little, um, funnel looking thing and then on the right hand side is everything you're going to do to the images. So they're all the adjustments that air here. Adjustments, crops, uh, brushes, Grady INTs. All those kind of things air there. Um, you're sharing. Tool is right here. Your cloud indicator is right here, so that tells you what's going on in the cloud. If you click on it. It also shows you all of your information. I've got a terabytes of space there. I can view plans. I can even click on these and it'll take me to light room Web. So if you want to get toe light room Web really quickly to make some changes up there to see what's going on with a specific album, there's certain things you have to do in the Web ra...

ther than here on light room desktop so you can click that will immediately take you to your account, Um, and offline. See that? That says, the offline drive the originals drive is offline, so it's just reminding you that that's offline. As soon as you plug it in, it will show that it's online. Um, and then down at the bottom is things like keywords and information. So if you click on the information, you can see that there's keywords on it. And you can also see that there I can add title caption, location, city, that kind of information, um, and the information about the actual photo itself. And then finally, if you look down here a the bottom, you'll see that there's a filmstrip view. Um, and there are ways that you can view these images. If yet the G key that's gonna take you to the grid. So click on any, uh, so click on any set of images and hit the G key that's going to take you to the grid, and then you're going to be able to choose how you look at those images. Right now, it's kind of that masonry style, but I can also click on it so that it's just a normal grid. That shows me all the information stars, flags and stuff like that. Um, or Aiken, go one by one. Ah, and see as a the d what they call the detail view. Um, And then also, when I'm looking at my images, I consort those images up or down based on capture time, modified file, name, etcetera and then right here below. This is where I actually rate my images. So if I'm looking at a set of images, you can see that therefore, stars here shows four stars here. If I click on this, it changes that to three stars. So this is a rating system. It shows you the rating, and it allows you to edit that rating system, which is a little bit different than light from classic, because light from classic has different places where one place is a filter, and it looks like it's actually where you enter in the star ratings, but it's not. It's a filter for it. So you just have to be aware in light room classic, which one is a filter in which one is the actual entering in? This one is right here is showing you this is the entry point, but you can also enter him in right here is well, so I can four star that that way, and then the filtering system is right up here. Click here and then you can sort by things like stars, flags and and other metadata here. All right, so now that you've seen the sum total like, that's everything inside of light room. So when I tell you that it's simplified, it really is quite simplified. There's not a bunch of modules you don't go from one module to the next. Everything is ever present in the in light room desktop that you notice that the screen in the middle stays the same all the time. And then these things here are. Whenever you want to use something, you just click on the thing the tool you want to use, and that's it. On the left hand side, everything's available here, Um, and if you tab, you can get rid of those things so that you have a little bit more real estate and that's it. It's Zaveri Simple system

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).


Marina Greene