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Adobe Lightroom: The Ultimate Guide Bootcamp

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Jared Platt

Adobe Lightroom: The Ultimate Guide Bootcamp

Jared Platt

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55. Panorama


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


we can also create a panel. A panoramic image is created very much in the same way. We simply choose an image. Now, in this case, you can see that I've done this is in Monument Valley and there's a whole series of photos here and there's and there's one under normal over under normal over and it's moving through the scene. So if I want to see what it's gonna look like, I simply click the third every third image, and that will give you an idea of what this is going to look like. When we're done, I'll show you. So if I click on end for survey and tab out, you can see that here's the first half of it and here's the second half of it. That's what's gonna look like. So that just gives me a good idea of what I'm going to get when I'm trying to find the image. But now what I'm gonna do is that so you can create a panel, and it's just simply when you take the picture, you're gonna take a bunch pictures, and it's best to do it vertically because if you do it vertically, you don't get as much, u...

m, Boeing in the image on the edges. Plus, you get a nice, high, tall image. So you get actually a bigger file if you do it that way. Um and so this is just me taking a picture like this, and I'm not on a tripod. I'm just whole hand holding and and breathing slowly and just saying click and then move and wait. Times stopped and then click and then move and you try and overlap each image by about 1/3. At least 1/2 is even better. So the more images you take, the better your panel is gonna be. Um, but also the longer it will take. So in this case, I could just make a normal panel. But before I make that Pano because that's a specialty HDR panel, which means it's actually HDR and panoramic all at the same time. Unfortunately, light room could do all of that for you rather than it used to be that you had toe. If you want to do an HDR panel, you had to make each individual hdr first. And then you have to stitch all the HD ours together as a panel now light room will just put it all together for you. It takes a while, though. But before we do that, I wanted to show you that there's more you can do with panoramic images than just a Pano. So I was in a situation where there was a tree and this tree waas It was a really cool tree. Like, I really liked the tree. Um but I couldn't get far enough away from it to get a good shot with it, Um, and get what I wanted. And it was just the tree. It was tricky and I had the wrong lens and so I wanted to get a shot of the tree, but I wanted it to be close, and then I needed a wider lens and I didn't have it. So what I did is I took a bunch of images of the tree. So these air, all the images that I took hoops that that I took of the tree, let me show you. So I just took all of those images of the tree. So technically, it's kind of a panoramic image, but it's more of ah, loosely moving your camera around on image that you don't have enough camera or you don't have a big enough lens to take. So I just took all of these photos and really, I was interested to see what it would do. And so I'm going to right click those images and I'm going to go to photo merge Panorama and I'm just gonna let it stitch. And it's looking at all these images, and it's trying to find the common points, and it's going to stitch them together based on those common points. So wait one second it's There you go. You say that now I've got the bulk of that tree. Look at that and it stitched it together quite nicely, is quite amazing. So it's bowed weird because of the way I was photographing it. But the beauty of this is that I can also take the boundary warp and just simply stretch it out, and it's going to bring that tree back into balance. There you go. See that? So now the tree looks back. It's not completely normal because, obviously a wide angle effect, but it's it's back to normal, and I don't have any weird edges. But the other thing that you have the ability to do just in case you didn't want to go that far with it. Say you wanted to go to their with it. You can also tell it to fill the edges, and when you fill the edges, it's going to automatically build sky, build extra branches and trees and build extra grass to make it look right. The only thing that didn't do very well is over here. Tried to make Mawr tree because the tree was touching the edge, so that's the only place it didn't really work. But in most cases, I like to just grab the boundary warp and stretch it out. It usually looks right and then hit Merge, and now it's going to take all of those images. Stitch them together, and it's going to put them on top as a d n g or digital negative. And it's going to put the rest of them in a in the bottom on a stack so that you can do whatever you want with those. But generally I just leave them closed. If you leave a stack closed and then you highlight a bunch of images and you export it on Lee exports the top of the stack, which is really useful in delivering images to people. But the thing that you need to do is you have to make sure that before you export you go up into the library menu. Actually, it's in the photo menu inside the library and you go to stacking and then inside, stacking you tell it to collapse, all stacks collapsing. All stacks is critical so that there are no stacks that air open when you go to export. That way, you could just highlight all an export and you get your your exports. So this is what that image looks like. Look how I mean it is. Look how amazing that is, because, remember, it's a whole bunch of images. So instead of it being a I don't know, I think it was ah, maybe a 16 megapixel camera instead of it being 16 megapixels. It is, ah, a lot. It's an 8000 pixel image. So it's It's a very big image

Class Description

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  • 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


Dan Clarke

This class was great. I've never used Lightroom before and now I feel comfortable in it. Massive amount of good info.


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).