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The Ultimate Lightroom Classic CC Workflow

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About The Class

retouch faster and stay organized.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is the industry standard for post-production workflow and in The Ultimate Lightroom Classic CC Workflow, you’ll learn Jared Platt’s gold standard for retouching and managing files quickly and efficiently.

In The Ultimate Lightroom Classic CC Workflow, Jared will show you how to radically cut your workflow time while improving the quality of your product and the organization of your digital world. 

Jared will teach you how to:

  • Protect your images with simple backup strategies
  • Manage your files to enable seamless and immediate recall
  • Get your computer and software to run faster
  • Efficiently cull and retouch photographs
  • Create impressive photobooks and slideshows
  • Take advantage of video editing tools
  • Improve your SEO using Lightroom features
  • Deliver and share your images directly from Lightroom

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.

Whether you are new to Lightroom or simply ready to improve your process, The Ultimate Lightroom Classic CC Workflow will help you organize your images in Lightroom so you have more time to focus on the other important aspects of your business.

Software Used: Adobe Lightroom Classic CC

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Intro and File Management

  2. 02

    File Organization and Lightroom Workflow Overview

  3. 03

    Workstation Diagram and File Flow

  4. 04

    Converting From a Previous Lightroom Workflow

  5. 05

    Lightroom CC Tour: Folders and Collections

  6. 06

    Lightroom CC Tour: Publish, Histogram and Quick Develop

  7. 07

    Importing Images into Lightroom CC

  8. 08

    Rules for Selecting Images in Lightroom CC

  9. 09

    Organizing Photos in Lightroom CC

  10. 10

    Keywording in Lightroom CC

  11. 11

    Using Facial Recognition in Lightroom CC

  12. 12

    Working With Catalogs in Lightroom CC

  13. 13

    Synchronizing Catalogs in Lightroom CC

  14. 14

    Using Lightroom Mobile

  15. 15

    Publish Services in Lightroom CC

  16. 16

    Lightroom Workflow Q&A

  17. 17

    Tour of The Develop Module in Lightroom CC

  18. 18

    New Features in the Lightroom CC Develop Module

  19. 19

    Camera Calibration

  20. 20

    Calibrations and Custom Profiles in Lightroom CC

  21. 21

    Calibrations in Lightroom CC: Comparing RAW and JPEG

  22. 22

    Rules for Developing in Lightroom CC

  23. 23

    Understanding Presets in Lightroom CC

  24. 24

    Making Presets in Lightroom CC

  25. 25

    Syncing Presets in Lightroom CC

  26. 26

    Working with Photoshop and Lightroom CC

  27. 27

    Using the Lightroom CC Print Module

  28. 28

    Setting printer profile in Lightroom CC

  29. 29

    Comparing Prints from Lightroom CC

  30. 30

    Finalizing the Job in Lightroom CC

  31. 31

    Archiving the Job in Lightroom CC

  32. 32

    Importing Back from the Archive

  33. 33

    Building a Proof Book in Lightroom CC

  34. 34

    Building Albums with Smart Albums

  35. 35

    How to Create a Portfolio in Lightroom CC

  36. 36

    Advanced Search in a Portfolio in Lightroom CC

  37. 37

    Scott Wyden Kivowitz Interview on SEO

  38. 38

    Optimizing Image Metadata in Lightroom CC

  39. 39

    Publishing a Blog Post From Lightroom CC

  40. 40

    Making Slideshows in Lightroom CC

  41. 41

    Lightroom CC Workflow Recap


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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Bonus Material

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Get access to exclusive bonus content when you purchase this class.

  • pdf Advanced Workstation Setup
  • zip Lightroom Presets
  • pdf Personal Only Working State
  • pdf Plugin Workflow
  • pdf The Workflow Archive State
  • pdf The Workflow Pipeline
  • pdf The Workflow Working State
  • pdf Simple Workstation Setup
  • zip Shuttle Pro Settings
  • zip Bonus and Live Created Presets

82% of students recommend this class.
See what some of them have to say.

  • April S.

    April S.

    April 2015

    I've been using Lightroom for about a year now. I'm pretty comfortable with the basics and a little more. Sometimes knowing what I want to learn next depends on knowing what's out there to be learned. I listened in to this course from work to get an idea of whether there was enough new content to warrant buying the course. Though Jared covers lots that I know, he filled many small things I didn't know and covered some bigger topics that were new to me. I decided that I wanted to own this course because I respond best to structured learning, and Jared starts at point A and carries through to point Z, so to speak. I have watched his live and rebroadcast courses before and I really like and learn from his teaching style too, so I'm sure this course will be the boost I need as I prepare to subscribe to Lightroom CC instead of just using my local copy. Though another reviewer's tone wasn't very nice, I have to agree that it would helpful to have a written synopsis or outline of courses to help when deciding whether to purchase. Looking at the titles of the included videos is helpful, but not enough. This would be especially useful when a person hasn't seen the live broadcast first, and is simply evaluating a course in the course library.

  • Jim Pater

    Jim Pater

    May 2018

    I learned a lot from this class when I took it a long time ago. I'm not as fond of his ego but that's fine as I don't have to be around him all day long. What I found extremely useful was the video on synching Lightroom Presets. I set this Dropbox synching system on my laptop and desktop Mac computers and it works perfectly. I also use it for other programs as well like Photoshop and another program called Keyboard Maestro. Thanks for your help Jared. Much appreciated trick.

  • user-69ea7a

    May 2015

    I am new to Lightroom and from the start of the course it became very clear to me that Jared is one quality person with a real passion to explain everything with great skill and a motivation for success. I did not hesitate to download his course as this is the basis for my personal development and the journey to experience great photography.

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