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The Ultimate Lightroom CC Workflow

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retouch faster and stay organized.


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

In The Ultimate Lightroom CC Classic 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 CC Classic 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 CC Classic

Topics Covered


Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Intro and File Management

    07:07
  2. 02

    File Organization and Lightroom Workflow Overview

    52:45
  3. 03

    Workstation Diagram and File Flow

    18:30
  4. 04

    Converting From a Previous Lightroom Workflow

    13:12
  5. 05

    Lightroom CC Tour: Folders and Collections

    19:14
  6. 06

    Lightroom CC Tour: Publish, Histogram and Quick Develop

    12:10
  7. 07

    Importing Images into Lightroom CC

    23:41
  8. 08

    Rules for Selecting Images in Lightroom CC

    29:23
  9. 09

    Organizing Photos in Lightroom CC

    14:27
  10. 10

    Keywording in Lightroom CC

    21:01
  11. 11

    Using Facial Recognition in Lightroom CC

    24:13
  12. 12

    Working With Catalogs in Lightroom CC

    09:05
  13. 13

    Synchronizing Catalogs in Lightroom CC

    24:51
  14. 14

    Using Lightroom Mobile

    21:41
  15. 15

    Publish Services in Lightroom CC

    12:39
  16. 16

    Lightroom Workflow Q&A

    15:56
  17. 17

    Tour of The Develop Module in Lightroom CC

    14:23
  18. 18

    New Features in the Lightroom CC Develop Module

    49:52
  19. 19

    Camera Calibration

    17:00
  20. 20

    Calibrations and Custom Profiles in Lightroom CC

    19:00
  21. 21

    Calibrations in Lightroom CC: Comparing RAW and JPEG

    20:12
  22. 22

    Rules for Developing in Lightroom CC

    35:26
  23. 23

    Understanding Presets in Lightroom CC

    16:15
  24. 24

    Making Presets in Lightroom CC

    36:51
  25. 25

    Syncing Presets in Lightroom CC

    30:25
  26. 26

    Working with Photoshop and Lightroom CC

    38:33
  27. 27

    Using the Lightroom CC Print Module

    11:29
  28. 28

    Setting printer profile in Lightroom CC

    13:53
  29. 29

    Comparing Prints from Lightroom CC

    23:08
  30. 30

    Finalizing the Job in Lightroom CC

    15:20
  31. 31

    Archiving the Job in Lightroom CC

    22:08
  32. 32

    Importing Back from the Archive

    25:47
  33. 33

    Building a Proof Book in Lightroom CC

    30:30
  34. 34

    Building Albums with Smart Albums

    56:15
  35. 35

    How to Create a Portfolio in Lightroom CC

    31:35
  36. 36

    Advanced Search in a Portfolio in Lightroom CC

    29:25
  37. 37

    Scott Wyden Kivowitz Interview on SEO

    21:36
  38. 38

    Optimizing Image Metadata in Lightroom CC

    18:20
  39. 39

    Publishing a Blog Post From Lightroom CC

    25:26
  40. 40

    Making Slideshows in Lightroom CC

    21:46
  41. 41

    Lightroom CC Workflow Recap

    22:23

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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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

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  • 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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