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Learning Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4

Video Description

In this Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 training course, creative and technical expert Andy Anderson takes you through the features and functions of this comprehensive software for both the professional and amateur photographer. Designed for the beginner, you do not require any prior experience working with Adobe Lightroom to take advantage of this tutorial. You will begin by touring the Lightroom interface, and become familiar with the tools and features that are available to you. You will them move on to cover features such as basic and advanced catalog organization, tethering, manipulating your images, geo-coding images, working with modules such as Develop and the Book Module, and so much more. You will learn to create slide shows, print and publish your images, and even export them to use with other Adobe Suite products. By the conclusion of this video based training course on Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4, you will have a clear understanding of the features and functions at your fingertips, and how to utilize them within the software. Working files are included to let you work alongside the author as he proceed through this software video tutorial.

Download the working files for this course at: http://www.infiniteskills.com/01687

Table of Contents

  1. 01. Introduction
    1. Introduction 00:02:12
    2. Working With Exercise Files Introduction 00:01:40
  2. 02. The First Step
    1. Introduction 00:01:46
    2. Working With Preferences 00:07:53
    3. Catalog Settings 00:05:40
    4. Creating Customized Identity Plates 00:03:42
    5. Editing Watermarks 00:04:48
    6. Quick-tip - Recovering From A Crash 00:01:11
  3. 03. Getting Ready To Work
    1. Introduction 00:02:02
    2. Choosing The Right Workflow 00:05:01
    3. The Lightroom 4 Interface 00:03:10
    4. Getting Efficient With Shortcut Keys 00:06:09
    5. Modifying & Creating Panel Endmarks 00:02:48
    6. Changing The Lightroom 4 Background 00:02:00
    7. Working With Lights Out 00:01:47
    8. Quick-tip - Creating A Full-Screen Preview 00:00:34
  4. 04. Catalogs And Basic Imports
    1. Introduction 00:01:30
    2. Lightroom 4 Formats 00:05:50
    3. Creating A Catalog 00:04:18
    4. Importing From An Existing Folder 00:04:12
    5. Importing Files From A Digital Camera 00:03:24
    6. Creating Lightroom Import Presets 00:02:52
    7. Using Watched Folders 00:03:08
    8. Quick-tip - Creating Lightroom Alias Files 00:00:47
  5. 05. Capturing With Tether
    1. Introduction 00:01:51
    2. Setting Up Lightroom For Tethering 00:02:36
    3. Tethering In Lightroom 00:03:05
    4. Andy's Tethering Workaround 00:07:21
  6. 06. Working In The Library Module
    1. Introduction 00:00:59
    2. Using The Grid And Loupe 00:07:09
    3. Mastering The Navigator 00:04:17
    4. Customizing Grid And Loupe Views 00:04:57
    5. Working In Compare View 00:05:11
    6. Working In Survey View 00:02:53
    7. Customizing The Toolbar 00:02:54
  7. 07. Working In The Catalog With RAW And DNG Images
    1. Introduction 00:01:39
    2. Setting Up New Lightroom Catalogs 00:03:42
    3. Exporting Files To A Catalog 00:06:28
    4. Dealing With Legacy Catalogs 00:01:50
    5. RAW Versus DNG 00:00:55
    6. Working With The RAW Format 00:04:43
    7. Working With The DNG Format 00:05:19
    8. Quick-tip - The Photo Metadata Mix Up 00:00:50
  8. 08. Manipulating Images In The Library
    1. Introduction 00:00:53
    2. Working With Quick Develop 00:07:39
    3. Reusing Quick Develop Settings 00:04:47
    4. Using Quick Develop With Multiple Images 00:02:57
    5. Quick-tip - Hidden Adjustments In Quick Develop 00:00:43
    6. Quick-tip - Quick Before & After Views 00:00:45
  9. 09. Organization Is The Key
    1. Introduction 00:01:37
    2. Tagging Images With Flags, Stars, And Labels 00:05:52
    3. Organization Though Lightroom Tags 00:05:13
    4. Powering Though Tagging Images 00:04:51
    5. Working With Quick Collections 00:02:56
    6. Creating Smart Collections 00:05:25
    7. Generating Collection Sets 00:06:25
    8. Adding Images To A Collection 00:02:35
    9. Sorting Through Your Images 00:03:13
    10. Working With Image Stacks 00:02:57
    11. Quick-tip - Adding Items To A Quick Collection 00:00:40
  10. 10. Working With Lightroom Metadata
    1. Introduction 00:01:24
    2. Keyword Overview 00:06:36
    3. Working With Keyword Lists 00:05:06
    4. Applying Keywords To Multiple Images 00:03:30
    5. Copying Keywords With The Spray Can 00:01:48
    6. Working Through Metadata 00:04:44
    7. Creating Metadata Presets 00:03:21
  11. 11. Finding What You Need
    1. Introduction 00:01:22
    2. Working With Basic Filters 00:04:19
    3. Reapplying Filter Criteria 00:03:17
    4. Filter With Text 00:03:19
    5. Using Metadata 00:04:31
    6. Saving Search Criteria 00:02:19
    7. Searching For Video 00:02:21
  12. 12. Working In The Map Module
    1. Introduction 00:02:02
    2. Working With Geo-Coded Images 00:07:24
    3. Adding Non-Coded Images To The Map 00:04:00
    4. Moving From Map To Library 00:02:50
    5. Adding Locations 00:04:51
  13. 13. Exporting & Publishing From The Library
    1. Introduction 00:01:11
    2. Performing A Basic Export 00:08:24
    3. Saving Export Presets 00:03:54
    4. Exporting Video Files 00:04:52
    5. Setting Up Publishing Options 00:02:36
    6. Publishing To Flickr 00:02:12
    7. Creating Flickr Groups 00:02:59
    8. Adding Comments With Lightroom 00:01:43
  14. 14. Introduction To The Develop Module
    1. Introduction 00:00:59
    2. Understanding The Develop Module 00:06:21
    3. Using And Creating Presets 00:04:15
    4. Working With Snapshots And History 00:04:07
  15. 15. Working With Develop Basic Tools
    1. Introduction 00:01:17
    2. Working With Legacy Images 00:03:59
    3. Creating Efficient Workflow 00:02:55
    4. Controlling White Balance 00:07:13
    5. Adjusting Image Tone 00:06:42
    6. Working With Clarify, Vibrance & Saturation 00:07:05
    7. Tips And Tricks On Cropping 00:06:16
  16. 16. Develop Module Adjustments
    1. Introduction 00:01:17
    2. Using The Healing And Clone Tools 00:10:40
    3. Removing Redeye From An Image 00:02:36
    4. Working With The Graduated Filter 00:05:37
    5. Using The Adjustment Brush 00:07:40
    6. Adjustments With Tone Curve 00:06:17
    7. HSL, Color, And B&W Adjustments 00:08:39
  17. 17. Additional Develop Adjustments
    1. Introduction 00:01:00
    2. Understanding Split Toning 00:04:23
    3. Split Toning Workflow 00:07:27
    4. Reducing Image Noise 00:05:30
    5. Sharpening An Image 00:05:42
    6. Understanding Lens Correction 00:06:52
    7. Working With Lightroom Effects 00:04:15
    8. Using Camera Calibration 00:03:41
    9. Quick-tip - Saving Develop Defaults 00:00:57
  18. 18. The Book Module
    1. Introduction 00:01:04
    2. The Book Module 00:04:23
    3. Book Module Basic Options 00:05:37
    4. Additional Book Module Options 00:05:04
    5. Publishing A Book 00:05:24
  19. 19. Creating Slideshows
    1. Introduction 00:01:11
    2. Working In The Slideshow Module 00:04:35
    3. Formatting The Slideshow 00:03:06
    4. Working With Slideshow Options 00:03:14
    5. Changing The Background 00:02:31
    6. Using Text And Titles 00:05:26
    7. Creating Slideshow Templates 00:02:23
    8. Adjusting Playback Options 00:04:36
    9. Exporting Slideshows To PDF And Video 00:04:00
  20. 20. The Print Module
    1. Introduction 00:01:20
    2. A Walk Around The Print Module 00:04:29
    3. Working With And Creating Templates 00:10:17
    4. Adding Additional Print Options 00:05:45
    5. Generating A Print Job 00:06:41
    6. Creating A Picture Package 00:02:47
    7. Generating A Print Collection 00:05:48
  21. 21. The Web Module
    1. Introduction 00:01:32
    2. Working In The Web Module 00:04:10
    3. Adjusting Lightroom Web Templates 00:06:03
    4. Uploading A Lightroom Web Design 00:02:15
    5. Exporting A Lightroom Web Design 00:01:37
    6. Saving User Templates 00:01:27
    7. Conclusion 00:02:13