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Learning Adobe Lightroom 5

Video Description

In this Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 training course, expert author Andy Anderson guides you through the features of this comprehensive photography software designed for amateur and professional photographers alike. This training course is intended for beginners, meaning no prior knowledge or experience with Adobe Lightroom is required to take advantage of this tutorial.
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 is designed for photographers, giving them the ability to organize, process, import, and manage their photography libraries. You will begin the training course by touring the Lightroom 5 interface, and learning how you can modify the Lightroom working area to best suit your needs. From there, you will follow along with Andy as he teaches you features such as creating and exporting a catalog, tethering, customizing grids and guides. You will learn to work in different modules including the library, map, and book. You will end the tutorial by learning how to export your work in a variety of formats for both print and web.
By the end of this video based training course on Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5, you will have gained the knowledge and practical skills needed in order to successfully apply the tools and concepts to your own projects. Working files are included in this computer based training course for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

Table of Contents

  1. Getting Started
    1. Introduction - Chapter 1 00:01:23
    2. About Andy 00:02:58
    3. Using The Working Files 00:02:27
    4. Andys Top Ten 00:07:37
  2. The First Step
    1. Introduction - Chapter 2 00:00:49
    2. Setting Up A Temporary Catalog 00:01:37
    3. Working With Preferences 00:10:28
    4. Adjusting Catalog Settings 00:04:42
    5. Creating Customized Identity Plates 00:02:29
    6. Editing Watermarks 00:02:34
  3. Getting Ready To Work
    1. Introduction - Chapter 3 00:00:39
    2. General Lightroom Workflow 00:08:35
    3. The Lightroom 5 Interface 00:05:35
    4. Modifying The Lightroom Working Area 00:04:42
  4. Catalogs And Basic Imports And Exports
    1. Introduction - Chapter 4 00:01:11
    2. Lightroom 5 Basic File Formats 00:04:23
    3. Creating A Catalog 00:03:29
    4. Exporting A Catalog 00:05:59
    5. Performing A Regular Backup 00:03:06
    6. Importing Files From A Camera Card 00:06:00
    7. Saving Lightroom Import Setting 00:02:21
    8. Using A Watched Folder 00:03:22
  5. Capturing With Tethering
    1. Introduction - Chapter 5 00:00:39
    2. Setting Up Lightroom For Tethering 00:03:26
    3. Tethering In Lightroom 00:03:43
    4. Andys Tethering Workaround 00:04:37
  6. Working In The Library Module
    1. Introduction - Chapter 6 00:00:53
    2. Viewing Lightroom Images 00:06:53
    3. Using Grid Overlays 00:04:11
    4. Working With The Grid And Loupe Views 00:03:40
    5. Customizing Grids And Guides 00:02:24
    6. Working In Compare And Survey Modes 00:05:18
    7. Creating And Managing Smart Previews 00:07:19
    8. Filtering Tips For Smart Previews 00:03:00
  7. Working In The Catalog With Raw And DNG Images
    1. Introduction - Chapter 7 00:00:40
    2. Setting Up A Lightroom Catalog 00:05:24
    3. Options For Exporting Catalogs 00:05:25
    4. Working With Raw Images 00:05:22
    5. Converting Images Into The DNG Format 00:08:10
  8. Manipulating Images In The Library
    1. Introduction - Chapter 8 00:00:33
    2. Working In Quick Develop 00:10:02
    3. Reusing Quick Develop Settings 00:03:57
    4. Using Quick Develop On Multiple Images 00:02:44
  9. Organization Is The Key
    1. Introduction - Chapter 9 00:00:39
    2. Identifying Images With Flags, Tags, And Ratings 00:07:08
    3. Tagging For Organization 00:07:09
    4. Tagging Power Tricks 00:05:24
    5. Working With Quick Collections 00:03:53
    6. Creating Smart Collections 00:03:59
    7. Generating Collection Sets And Targeted Collections 00:04:39
    8. Adding Images To A Manual Collection 00:02:44
    9. Sorting Through Your Images 00:02:20
    10. Organizing Images Into Stacks 00:04:21
  10. Working With Lightroom Metadata
    1. Introduction - Chapter 10 00:00:36
    2. Introduction To Keywords 00:06:52
    3. Working With Keyword Sets 00:05:27
    4. Creating Hierarchical Keyword Lists 00:08:15
    5. Working With Image Metadata 00:02:58
    6. Copying Keywords With Painter 00:01:42
  11. Finding What You Need Quickly
    1. Introduction - Chapter 11 00:00:45
    2. Creating An Attribute Search 00:05:49
    3. Reapplying Filter Criteria 00:03:13
    4. Filtering Using Text 00:04:36
    5. Searching With Metadata 00:04:30
    6. Creating A Filter Preset 00:02:31
  12. Working In The Map Module
    1. Introduction - Chapter 12 00:00:52
    2. Working With Geo-Coded Images 00:08:02
    3. Adding Non-Geo-Coded Images To The Map Module 00:07:50
    4. Adding Custom Locations To The Map 00:05:37
    5. Geo-Coding With Larger Digital Cameras 00:06:21
    6. Moving Between The Library And Map Module 00:04:42
    7. Saving Map Images Into A Collection 00:02:57
  13. Exporting And Publishing From The Library
    1. Introduction - Chapter 13 00:00:44
    2. Performing An Export To JPEG 00:12:39
    3. Generating Export Presets 00:05:47
    4. Exporting Video Files 00:04:29
    5. Using Lightroom Publishing Services 00:04:26
    6. Organizing Publishing Services 00:04:22
    7. Adding Comments 00:03:27
  14. Introduction To The Develop Module
    1. Introduction - Chapter 14 00:00:52
    2. Understanding The Develop Module 00:06:49
    3. Using And Creating Presets 00:04:16
    4. Working With Snapshots And History 00:05:37
  15. Working With Basic Tools In The Develop Module
    1. Introduction - Chapter 15 00:00:44
    2. Importing Legacy Images Into Lightroom 00:06:45
    3. Workflow Is The Key To Efficiency 00:04:18
    4. Adjusting Image White Balance 00:09:27
    5. Manipulating Image Dynamic Range 00:07:52
    6. Working With Clarity, Vibrance, And Saturation 00:04:54
  16. Develop Module Adjustments
    1. Introduction - Chapter 16 00:00:47
    2. Getting Set Up 00:02:44
    3. Working With The Clone And Healing Tools 00:10:20
    4. Removing Pesky Red Eye 00:03:20
    5. Using The Graduated Filter 00:05:06
    6. Making Adjustments With The Radial Filter 00:02:42
    7. Working With The Adjustment Brush 00:07:10
    8. Using Tone Curve To Adjust Tone And Color 00:06:01
    9. Working With HLS And Color Adjustments 00:03:47
    10. Converting Images Into Black And White 00:06:56
  17. Additional Develop Module Features
    1. Introduction - Chapter 17 00:00:46
    2. Loading The Chapter Files 00:02:52
    3. Workflow And Split Toning 00:07:09
    4. Reducing Noise In A Digital Image 00:05:03
    5. Sharpening An Image 00:05:36
    6. Working With Lens Correction 00:08:09
    7. Using Lightroom Effects 00:03:15
    8. Understanding Camera Calibration 00:04:59
  18. The Book Module
    1. Introduction - Chapter 18 00:01:24
    2. Setting Up To Produce A Book 00:05:07
    3. Book Module Overview 00:10:08
    4. Adding Text And Page Numbers 00:06:01
    5. Generating Favorite Page Layouts 00:04:03
    6. Creating Custom Page Layouts 00:03:11
    7. Saving And Publishing A Book 00:05:02
  19. Working In The Slideshow Module
    1. Introduction - Chapter 19 00:00:56
    2. Getting Started With Cropping And Straightening 00:08:19
    3. Revisiting The Clone, Healing, And Basic Tools 00:09:12
    4. Using The Upright Tool 00:03:14
    5. Working In The Slideshow Module 00:09:34
    6. Adding Audio To A Slideshow 00:02:57
    7. Adding Video To A Slideshow 00:04:43
    8. Creating Slideshow Templates 00:02:40
    9. Publishing Your Slideshow 00:02:56
  20. Working In The Print Module
    1. Introduction - Chapter 20 00:00:43
    2. Generating A Soft Proof 00:07:39
    3. Correcting Out-Of-Gamut Colors 00:03:42
    4. An Overview Of The Print Module 00:08:20
    5. Generating Print Templates 00:07:50
    6. Creating Contact Sheets 00:03:54
    7. Producing The Final Print 00:04:32
  21. The Web Module
    1. Introduction - Chapter 21 00:00:39
    2. Setting Up A Collection For Web 00:02:36
    3. Web Templates And Online Options 00:03:15
    4. Controlling Images With Saved Galleries 00:02:15
    5. Generating A Web Gallery And Saving A Template 00:09:45
    6. Outputting Web Pages From Lightroom 00:04:01
    7. Wrapping Up Lightroom 5 00:01:43