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Lightroom: Masking

Lesson 24 from: The Streamlined Lightroom Workflow

Jared Platt

Lightroom: Masking

Lesson 24 from: The Streamlined Lightroom Workflow

Jared Platt

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Lesson Info

24. Lightroom: Masking

<b>This is a fun lesson.&#160; Masking is a lot of fun and very powerful. Learn how to use the masking tool in Lightroom.&#160; You will not only learn some new tools, you are going to learn how to combine the tools in different and new ways.&#160; You will also learn some of the differences between Lightroom and Lightroom Classic.</b>

Lessons

Class Trailer
1

Introduction

04:12
2

Lightroom Ecosystem Overview

07:30
3

Lightroom Ecosystem Image Delivery Details

09:21
4

Lightroom Introductions

04:03
5

Lightroom Application Names

02:33
6

Lightroom Classic Getting Started

09:11
7

Lightroom Classic: Importing

19:42
8

Lightroom Classic: Selecting

09:28
9

Lightroom Classic: Organizing Images

14:05
10

Lightroom Classic: Adjusting Images

09:19
11

Lightroom Classic: Cleaning Up

04:34
12

Lightroom Classic: Sharing Images

22:08
13

Lightroom Classic: Archiving Images

17:21
14

Lightroom Classic: Workflow Review

06:34
15

Lightroom Classic: Bonus - Cloud Files Location

11:16
16

Lightroom Classic: Bonus - Fixing Synchronization Errors

06:24
17

Lightroom Classic: Cleaning Up the Cloud

14:18
18

Lightroom: Introduction

07:20
19

Lightroom: Importing Images

03:38
20

Lightroom: Browsing Images in Local Storage

11:53
21

Lightroom: Organizing Images

06:20
22

Lightroom: Copying Images to the Cloud

22:45
23

Lightroom: Adjusting Images

07:12
24

Lightroom: Masking

03:17
25

Lightroom: Making an AI Preset

02:40
26

Lightroom: Synchronizing Adjustments and Masks

07:07
27

Lightroom: Sorting and Finding Images

14:13
28

Lightroom: Sharing Images

14:26
29

Lightroom: Archiving Images

11:31
30

Lightroom: Workflow Review

05:57
31

Lightroom: Importing Presets and Profiles

04:12
32

Lightroom Mobile: Workflow Introduction

10:22
33

Lightroom Mobile: Settings

08:56
34

Lightroom Mobile: Overview

01:50
35

Lightroom Mobile: Albums, Collections, and the Cloud

05:07
36

Lightroom Mobile: Importing Local Images

05:39
37

Lightroom Mobile: Importing Images

11:59
38

Lightroom Mobile: Albums and Searching

04:34
39

Lightroom Mobile: Selecting Images

06:12
40

Lightroom Mobile: Organizing Images

05:34
41

Lightroom Mobile: Archiving

11:06
42

Lightroom Mobile: Editing Images

11:36
43

Lightroom Mobile: Editing Across the Cloud

09:19
44

Lightroom Mobile: Sharing Images

14:46
45

Lightroom Mobile: Finding the Best Photos Feature

04:41
46

Lightroom Mobile: Presets and Profiles

12:44
47

Lightroom Mobile: Workflow Review

02:42
48

Putting it All Together

10:25

Lesson Info

Lightroom: Masking

1 I'm gonna go in and work on her skin. 2 So I want to just soften her skin up a little bit. 3 So I'm gonna go now, 4 instead of to the editing menu, 5 I'm gonna go to the masking area. 6 And when I click on masking, 7 it gives me an option to choose the subject, 8 the sky, the background, or even people. 9 And so as I go into there, 10 it's analyzing the people right now. 11 There's obviously only one, 12 and I'm gonna zoom out all the way so that you can see her. 13 And I'm gonna click on her, 14 and see how it automatically just selects her. 15 It knows that she's a people. 16 And so click on the people 17 and it says, do you want to choose the entire person 18 or do you want to choose just their face, their body skin? 19 Do you wanna choose their eyebrows, et cetera? 20 So I can choose all of this stuff. 21 Now notice that it's making a mistake. 22 And that mistake is that when I choose body skin, 23 it's not choosing all of her shoulder, but that's okay 24 because that's not rea...

lly gonna be 25 all that problematic for us. 26 So I'm gonna choose facial skin, body skin, and lips. 27 So I'm choosing those three options, 28 and I'm going to hit Create. 29 And by the way, you could also choose clothes, 30 and it will just choose the clothes. 31 So I'm gonna hit Create. 32 It's creating a mask that has those three things in it. 33 So it's got body skin, facial skin, and lips. 34 And that makes up one major mask. 35 Now you don't need to name it, 36 but I'm gonna name it for a totally different reason. 37 So I'm gonna click on this and I'm gonna rename this, 38 and I'm gonna call it skinmask and hit Enter. 39 So now we know that that mask is for the skin. 40 And if I click on that mask, 41 I can show the overlay or not. 42 But if I don't show the overlay, 43 if I haven't done anything to the mask, 44 it's gonna show the red overlay instead. 45 And I'm gonna go into my areas here, 46 and I can choose any of these things, 47 any of the things in the light area, 48 in the color area, or down in the effects area, 49 or the details. 50 Those are the things that I can add. 51 And I want to go to effects, 52 and I want to take the texture down. 53 So I need to zoom into this again so that I can see her. 54 And I'm gonna take the texture down, see that? 55 Look at that, nice. 56 So minus 25 is pretty much perfect. 57 If you want smooth skin, 58 the best way to smooth skin 59 is to remove the texture a little bit. 60 Also, to go down to detail 61 and pull out the sharpness just a little bit. 62 And also to go into the noise reduction 63 and add a little noise reduction. 64 And then also go into the light area 65 and pull a little contrast out. 66 So those four things will give you the best skin possible 67 inside of Lightroom.

Class Materials

Bonus Materials

Adaptive_JP_LR_Presets.zip
Lightroom_Ecosystem_2024.pdf
Photo_Examples_-_Jared_Platt_-_Streamlined_Lightroom_Ecosystem.zip
Artist_Profile_Collection_by_Jared_Platt.zip

Ratings and Reviews

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Jared Platt is the best educator when it comes to explaining how and when to use each program in the Lightroom ecosystem. He knows and explains extremely well the pros, cons, and tricks of using LrC, Lr, & LrMobile together. Most people teach each independently. Jared teaches in depth knowledge of how they interact --amazing!

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