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Adobe Lightroom Classic CC for Beginners

with Jared Platt

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  •   01 Introduction to the Catalog Style System

    23:54
  •   04 Importing A to Z

    27:26
  •   18 Dodging and Burning with Landscape Images

    19:11

Class duration: 9h 56m

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About The Class

Learn to Use Lightroom Classic CC like a Photographer

Get your photos out of your camera and into the world by using Adobe® Lightroom® Classic CC. Organize, enhance and publish your photos all in one place by creating a workflow that fits your lifestyle. Veteran instructor Jared Platt will get you started in this amazing program. 
 You’ll learn how to: 
  • Import and organize your images
  • Develop and retouch your images 
  • Create a workflow that works for you 
  • Publish your images and create prints or books
Adobe Lightroom was designed to make your post-production process efficient and help you achieve consistently professional results. This class will be your quick start in to this program.


Never opened this program before and want to make sure you have the basics covered first?  Check out Adobe Lightroom® Classic CC Crash Course for a quick primer and learn Lightroom Classic CC in 60 minutes.


Software Used: Adobe Lightroom Classic CC 2015

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Introduction to the Catalog Style System

    23:54
  2. 02

    File Location and Methods

    41:25
  3. 03

    Main Structure of Adobe Lightroom CC 2017

    18:09
  4. 04

    Importing A to Z

    27:26
  5. 05

    Image Selection Made Quick and Easy

    12:34
  6. 06

    Methods of Image Organization

    29:26
  7. 07

    Preferences in Adobe Lightroom CC

    28:30
  8. 08

    Library, Develop and Map Modules

    10:58
  9. 09

    Book and Slideshow Modules

    07:50
  10. 10

    Print and Web Modules

    13:08
  11. 11

    Developing Techniques

    16:51
  12. 12

    Synchronizing Adjustments

    23:05
  13. 13

    Additional Editing Tricks

    13:13
  14. 14

    Fast Editing Presets

    24:18
  15. 15

    Quick Develop Tool

    06:57
  16. 16

    Using Local Adjustments

    31:58
  17. 17

    Retouching Tools for Landscapes

    22:45
  18. 18

    Dodging and Burning with Landscape Images

    19:11
  19. 19

    Additional Landscaping Tools

    07:30
  20. 20

    Retouching Tools for Portraits

    28:17
  21. 21

    Create an HDR and Panorama

    16:00
  22. 22

    Manipulating Image Structures

    11:24
  23. 23

    Module Presets and Hidden Presets

    18:37
  24. 24

    How to Create a Portfolio

    26:06
  25. 25

    Connecting Your Portfolio With Lightroom Mobile

    12:22
  26. 26

    Using Adobe Stock

    29:58
  27. 27

    Publishing Images to Social Media

    28:16
  28. 28

    Creating a Layout for Books

    26:56
  29. 29

    Exporting a Book and Beyond

    19:11

Meet Your Expert

Jared Platt

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 ... read more

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75% of students recommend this class.
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  • Melissa Maxwell

    July 2018

    Worth every penny. I am completely new to Lightroom and it really is like learning a new language. Jared Platt did a great job explaining the most efficient ways to utilize Lightroom. There's a lot of technical jargon that can often make creatives lose interest, but it's important and useful information. I've watched several segments again and again. He's added years to my life and I am grateful. He's not my favorite instructor on this site, though, and I made good use of the 2x button on the screen.

  • Kat Jones

    Kat Jones

    January 2017

    Well, I've been a Photoshop girl since the beginning and have dabbled with LR and thought I knew quite a bit about it!! It turns out I've just been playing with bits of it! This is an amazing course. I will need to buy it for all the tricky bits that I just haven't quite grasped. Jared is amazing. Clear, concise, methodical, smashing. Thank you, Creative Live. What a service! Cat Jones Wormit Fife Scotland PS - Delightful to see Jared's Scottish piccies - very familiar, although not with the model!!!

  • Elaine

    Elaine

    January 2017

    What an excellent class. I'm a semi-beginner, already know the basics, but wow ... this class adds an extra layer of super AHA moments that shave years off your life! What a great teacher, thank you so much Jared!

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