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All You Need To Know About Adobe Lightroom® CC

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How to Use Quick Develop

Matt Kloskowski, Jared Platt

All You Need To Know About Adobe Lightroom® CC

Matt Kloskowski, Jared Platt

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5. How to Use Quick Develop

Lesson Info

How to Use Quick Develop

So I have a feature that I love. And that is something that I This is the big one, isn't it? Yeah. I think this is like my mother this for a very long time. No, this isn't the big one. Hold on one. I was screwed it. A big a big one. Huge one, actually. Big scene. Just see not, but it's actually very big. So go to the go to the develop module. And inside the develop module, I want I've pulled up three images and I want you to see that they are different. Each image is different. So in the exposure Look at the exposure on this image. I'm gonna zoom in so you can see it. And as I cycle through, you can see that this image is only 30.4. And this one is 10.5, and this one is 10.8. So what's photos? Thank you. So we have a series of photos that we want to work on, but see how that it's a little bright. I would like the dress to be a little less brighter, but the problem has always been that first off, if you were in the develop module and I started to adjust them with the adjustment slider. ...

All of them would go to the same point because it's an exact number, whereas in the quick develop you have the ability to do them relative to where they are. So like, if this image is adjustable, you know, four and this one is a five, they will adjust together like you want it all to go up when I want them all to be a little more. They're all equally brightened. In fact, all of them were sent away for my post production company. Shoot, not edit, did the Post. But now I just want to bring the brightness down just a little bit just for my own style purposes. I wanted to be a little bit different photographers a little exposure have out here. But exactly should have hired a different target. No. So I want them all to change just a little bit. And I would typically go to the developed the quick develop area, and I would do that because it's all relative. The problem is, is that in the quick develop area, it always pushed him in huge degrees. Yeah, and so if I took the exposure down one click and noticed that I have to be and I'm gonna be here in auto sync mode. So now I'm looking at all these inside of the survey mode, but I'm in a dominant under, exposed them. And when I do that, the problem is, though, that it pops. It goes from one down to like the whole third stop stop or for stop, and that's all you got. But now, with C. C, you have the ability for these to actually go down in smaller increments. And so at this point, if you just hit the option key, I believe it is. Then when you click on that, it's just small changes. So instead of large changes, they're very small changes. So it's like 1/10 of a stop. Or maybe it's 1/5 of us that I don't know what it is, but it's a tiny eso that's a huge feature for me, because I do that a lot. I go into the grid. I find a set of images that are close because they've been adjusted to be normalized. But then I want to go in and just tweak him up tweak him down just a little bit. But I never want to tweak him too much because she got at it, gets him right in the ballpark where they're supposed to be anyway. And then it's just, you know, I'll grab like 50 at a time and say, OK, all of these could be a little brighter, a little darker, a little bit more, you know, warm or whatever. And so having the ability to incrementally do that with a small change, as opposed to a big change, is actually a huge deal. So and it's Ah, it's good you showed the quick develop because I don't know about you guys, but I get a lot of questions from people on quick developed, like, Why is it even there? And really, you showed what's the only reason that most people would use quick develop that one. That one is what it's relatively changed. Multiple photos together, right? Other than that, it's never really had had a lot of useful features

Class Description

Adobe® Lightroom® Creative Cloud®, is an essential tool for working photographers. The super efficient organizational tools and quick retouching capabilities found in the latest version of Lightroom make it an indispensable addition to a photographer’s workflow.  

In All You Need to Know About Lightroom® CC you’ll spend two hours exploring the new features and functions found in Adobe® Lightroom® Creative Cloud®. Matt Kloskowski and Jared Platt will give you the inside scoop on all of the changes that come with the Lightroom® Creative Cloud® release and show you how to work with them. 

It can be a challenge to stay on top of all the ways Lightroom® can assist you in your work. Learning how to use Lightroom® in this crash course will ensure you are up-to-date and getting the most out of the latest release of Lightroom®

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This course is part of the Adobe Lightroom tutorials series. 



I fell in love with lightroom about three years ago. Making it better is alway nice. Thanks for sharing the information on the up grades. Also making it fun to watch.

Sean HIll

A great intro, this class convinced me to get the Lightroom/Photoshop software on the monthly basis. Mr. Platt is very good at presenting the subject matter and getting you interested in doing more, both in camera and with post processing. Great job guys!