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Lightroom CC: Essential Training

Lesson 24 of 28

Sharing an Edit

 

Lightroom CC: Essential Training

Lesson 24 of 28

Sharing an Edit

 

Lesson Info

Sharing an Edit

Class Description

AFTER THIS CLASS YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:

  • Use Lightroom to its fullest potential using the Adobe Creative Cloud.
  • Edit photos quickly and creatively.
  • Share your images in custom websites and on social media.
  • Grow your editing skills for years to come.
  • Share editing techniques with thousands of others.
  • Create prints and albums using Lightroom Connections.

ABOUT MARK’S CLASS:

This class is a step-by-step walkthrough of Lightroom CC. This class will give you an overview of Lightroom and how it fits within the Adobe Creative Cloud universe. You’ll learn how to maximize Lightroom’s potential by learning now to organize and edit your images. You’ll also learn how to share your work with the world using online galleries, portfolios, and more.

Topics Covered in this class:

  • Adding photos to Lightroom, backing them up and keeping them organized.
  • Editing your images quickly using Presets and Enhance.
  • Using the advanced photo editing features in Lightroom; the global and local adjustments.
  • Adding titles and captions to your images.
  • The many ways to share images from Lightroom; exporting, building online galleries, using Adobe Portfolio and Behance, and more.
  • How to share your images quickly on social media by exporting by using Adobe Spark.
  • Expanding your editing skills with the Discover and Share Edit features in Lightroom.
  • Lightroom and Lightroom Classic syncing.
  • Lightroom and Photoshop integration.

WHO THIS CLASS IS FOR:

  • Beginner and Intermediate Photographers
  • Professional Photographers looking to streamline their workflow
  • Lightroom Classic users wanting to make the transition to Lightroom CC
  • Social Media Influencers who need to post frequent updates
  • Professional Photographers looking for ways to reach more clients
  • Photographers looking to learn new ways of editing their photos

SOFTWARE USED:

Adobe Lightroom 2021
Adobe Photoshop 2021
Adobe Lightroom Classic 2021
Adobe Portfolio (web)
Adobe Behance (web)
Adobe Spark (iOS, web)

ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR:

Mark Wallace is a photographer based in the United States. Best known for his web-based video series Digital Photography One on One and Exploring Photography sponsored by Adorama.

Millions of people have watched Mark’s videos on YouTube, and the numbers continue to grow. Mark has a strong social media following on Facebook and Twitter, where he spends time interacting with viewers and workshop attendees.

In 2014, Mark left the United States to embark on a 2-year worldwide adventure. He visited 28 countries and captured thousands of unique photographs across the globe.

In 2016 Mark decided to give up planes, trains, and automobiles and is now exploring the world on his motorcycle.

Lessons

  1. Class Overview

    Mark gives an overview of the class and the topics we’ll be covering. Instructions for downloading and installing the sample files we’ll be using during this class.

  2. What is Lightroom CC?

    Mark explains what Lightroom CC is and how to get the most of it using a consistent workflow. Mark explains the differences between the desktop, mobile, and web version of Lightroom. We take a look at how Lightroom CC, Lightroom Classic, and Photoshop compare.

  3. Adding Photos to Lightroom

    We begin our hands-on training by adding photos to Lightroom from our sample files. We learn how to back up our images so they are safe and sound and protected from loss.

  4. Organizing Photos in Folders and Albums

    Lightroom allows you to organize your images in many different ways. We’ll get a look at the most popular way to organize things, with folders and albums. We’ll use these folders and albums later in the class to share specific images on the web and social media.

  5. Adobe Sensei – It’s Magic

    Lightroom uses Adobe Sensei machine learning to automatically organize, edit, and enhance images. Mark explains what Sensei is and how it works in Lightroom. You’ll love it, it’s magic!

  6. Date and People View

    Mark explains how to search for images by the date they were taken. Mark also shows how to use People View to quickly find photos of specific people.

  7. Picking Winners

    How do you choose the best images from your photoshoot? Mark demonstrates how to use flag and star ratings to pick your best shots. Mark then walks through the Adobe Sensei “Choose Best Photos” feature.

  8. Filtering Images

    Lightroom has powerful tools to filter images in your library until you’ve found just the right images you’re looking for. Mark explains how to search by metadata, theme, color, or just about anything you can imagine.

  9. Using Photo Merge for HDR and Panoramas

    You can create stunning panoramas and HDR images by using the Photo Merge feature in Lightroom. Mark gives a step by step demonstration of each of these techniques.

  10. Edit using the Enhance Feature

    Lightroom can use artificial intelligence to automatically enhance your image. This is one of the features of Adobe Sensei.

  11. Editing Images: Global Adjustments

    Mark explains how to use the Basic adjustment tools to adjust exposure, color temperature, make tonal corrections, and more. We’ll learn about effects, color grading, sharpening, and other tools.

  12. Editing Images: Local Adjustments

    Mark explains how to use the local adjustment tools to make changes to specific areas of an image. Mark demonstrates the crop, healing brush, and local adjustment filters.

  13. Copy and Paste Edit Settings

    It’s simple to take adjustments you’ve made to one image and transfer them to one, or more, other images using Copy and Paste Edit settings. Mark shows us how it’s done.

  14. Using Presets

    Mark explains how to create custom looks with Presets. We build our first Preset and save it for future use. Mark also learn how to import presets that were created in Lightroom Classic or downloaded from the Internet.

  15. Integration with Photoshop

    Lightroom and Photoshop work hand-in-hand. Mark gives a hands-on demonstration of editing a photo in Photoshop and explains how roundtrips work.

  16. Adding Titles and Captions to Images

    It’s simple to add titles and captions to our images. The good news is that these titles and captions can then be used in our online galleries and other places where we share our images. Mark walks us through the process.

  17. Exporting Images

    Lightroom allows you to export your images in many different file formats and sizes. Mark explains how to export images, add a watermark, control what metadata is exported, and more.

  18. Sharing Images

    You can share a single image or an entire album with others on the Internet. Sharing is more than just posting an image for others to see, they can rate, comment, contribute, and even edit your photos. Mark explains the entire sharing process and how you can control who has access to your shared images.

  19. Creating a Slideshow

    In this session, Mark explains how to create a simple slideshow from a Lightroom album.

  20. Sharing Images with Gallery

    Creating an online gallery to showcase your work is easy with Lightroom. In this session, Mark explains how to create a gallery and the ways that galleries are different from normal sharing.

  21. Sharing Images with Adobe Portfolio

    Lightroom and Adobe Portfolio work hand-in-hand to allow you to create an entire website to showcase your work. Mark gives a step-by-step demonstration for building a website using Adobe Portfolio using Lightroom albums.

  22. Sharing Images with Adobe Behance

    Adobe Behance allows you to get more paid work by showcasing projects you’re working on and have completed. Lightroom is fully integrated with Behance. In this session, Mark gives a hand-on demonstration for building a project in Behance using Lightroom albums.

  23. Sharing Images with Adobe Spark

    If you frequently post images on Instagram, Facebook, or other social media platforms then you’ll love the Lightroom integration with Adobe Spark. In this session, Mark shows you how to create original content quickly using Lightroom and Spark.

  24. Sharing an Edit

    You can explore the work of thousands of other photographers and see the steps they used to edit their images. You can also share your own edits for others to see. Mark explains how this works and demonstrates how you can use shared edits to download presets for your own use.

  25. Sharing Images using Connections

    Lightroom uses Connections to integrate with non-Adobe applications. In this session, Mark explains Connections and shows you how you can use them for creating photo books, fine art prints, and more.

  26. Migrating a Lightroom Classic Catalog to Lightroom CC

    Lightroom Classic catalogs can easily be migrated to Lightroom CC. In this session, Mark discusses why you might want to do this. Mark also gives a step-by-step demonstration of the process.

  27. Syncing Images with Lightroom Classic

    Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic can automatically stay in sync so you can enjoy the best of both worlds. Mark explains how to set up Lightroom Classic for syncing images and explains the differences between syncing catalogs and migrating catalogs.

  28. Class Wrap Up

    Mark gives his final thoughts and shares some additional learning resources.

Reviews

Glenn Pierce
 

Excellent fundamentals course on Lightroom! I really enjoyed Mark's teaching style which is easy to follow and very relaxed :-)