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Lesson 78 from: Adobe Lightroom: The Ultimate Guide Bootcamp

Jared Platt

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Lesson Info

78. Optics

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

Optics

Now we're going to go into the optics section and the optics section is really important. Let me, uh, go to an image that would be appropriate for it. So inside of the optic section, you have two options here inside of light room Mobile. Um, there's MAWR options inside of light from classic, uh, and in light room desktop, which is the newer version of light room that's on the desktop. But here, inside of Lighter Mobile, you have two options. One is to remove chromatic aberration, and the other is to enable lens corrections. So I'm shooting a fairly wide shot here, and if you can see that, there's a little bit of a curvature here along that window and a little bit of a curvature here. So I'm going to use the lens correction option. Turn that on just to straighten out the photograph a little bit. You can see how it bends because of the lens, so that's off. That's on at the same time as it's fixing the lens. It's also fixing the natural vignette ing that's happening, and when you get back...

into light room, classic or in light of desktop, you can actually adjust that a little bit, especially in light room classic, you have the ability to really fine tune. In fact, you can say I want it to correct the, uh, the vignette ing, but I don't want it to correct the natural Boeing of the lens or vice versa. Now the other thing that's here is the chromatic aberration, and chromatic aberration appears in very specific circumstances. So I'm gonna zoom in here so you can see Do you see that purplish thing, that line right here, that right along that black iron work there is a spill of purple light, and that purple light is from chromatic aberrations. So that is ugly in our photographs, and especially if that shows up on someone's face or shows up somewhere on their shoulder when they especially when someone's wearing like a dark suit against the light sky or a white background, you can oftentimes see that there, and basically it's extreme contrast Edges is where it shows up, and so we want to get rid of that, and I'm going to remove it with chromatic aberration. I'm just gonna turn on the chromatic aberration so you can see like right up here. Okay, We're watching for those little purple lines to disappear, so I'm gonna turn it on, and you can see how it limits them. It didn't make them completely difference. Appear because those air really bad. Was there tough ones? Um, but if I go then into light room classic or I go to light from desktop later, I can further home that and I can actually make those completely disappear. But not here, at least right now, this version of light room, uh, mobile. We're still at a point where it's just on on off switch. But the when we goto light room on our computer, we can actually further home that most time. Most of the time, this will actually take care of those issues. For instance, if I go to this photograph here, I can see that there's some chromatic aberration right along the edge of this cross. And if I turn on the chromatic aberration, it completely removes that line of of color. So in most cases, it actually works perfectly. But in this case, that's some pretty severe chromatic aberration. But we can take care of inside of our other versions of light room

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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