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You've just downloaded the free Beta 3 version of Lightroom, the revolutionary new workflow application from Adobe. Now what? Pick up this ebook (updated for Beta 3 for Mac and Windows users), written by best-selling author Scott Kelby, to give you all the dirt you need on Lightroom to allow you to work faster, smarter, and more creatively. You'll learn the essential shortcuts you need to know to save hours every week, the best ways to import and organize your images, which tools and features to really hone in on to get the most out of this application, how to manage your photos like a pro, plus all the inside secrets on processing raw images. You'll also learn how to use Lightroom together with Photoshop to get the best, most efficient workflow, along with the best images. Finally, the book is loaded with tips, tricks, and insights that will absolutely transform the way you work with digital images!

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
    1. Dedication
  2. Acknowledgments
  3. Other Books by Scott Kelby
  4. About the Author
  5. An Unexpected Q&A Section
  6. 1. Importing: Getting Your Photos Into Lightroom
    1. Getting Your Photos Into Lightroom
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
      6. Step Six
      7. Step Seven
      8. Step Eight
      9. Step Nine
      10. Step Ten
      11. Step Eleven
      12. Step Twelve
      13. Step Thirteen
      14. Step Fourteen
      15. Step Fifteen
    2. Automated Importing Using a Watched Folder
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
    3. Where Your Photos Wind Up
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
  7. 2. Navigation: Finding Your Way Around
    1. Working with Lightroom’s Modules
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
      6. Step Six
      7. Step Seven
      8. Step Eight
      9. Step Nine
      10. Step Ten
      11. Step Eleven
      12. Step Twelve
      13. Step Thirteen
      14. Step Fourteen
      15. Step Fifteen
      16. Step Sixteen
    2. Putting the Focus on Your Photos
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
      6. Step Six
      7. Step Seven
      8. Step Eight
    3. Adding Your Studio’s Identity to Lightroom’s Interface
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
  8. 3. Library: Organizing Your Photos
    1. Separating the Keepers from the Losers
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
      6. Step Six
      7. Step Seven
      8. Step Eight
      9. Step Nine
      10. Step Ten
      11. Step Eleven
      12. Step Twelve
    2. Sorting Your Photos in the Grid View
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
      6. Step Six
      7. Step Seven
      8. Step Eight
    3. One-Click Sorting by Using Collections
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
      6. Step Six
      7. Step Seven
      8. Step Eight
    4. Staying Organized by Assigning Keywords
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
      6. Step Six
      7. Step Seven
      8. Step Eight
  9. 4. Quick Develop: Making Minor Adjustments
    1. Using Quick Develop for Quick Fixes
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
      6. Step Six
      7. Step Seven
      8. Step Eight
      9. Step Nine
      10. Step Ten
      11. Step Eleven
      12. Step Twelve
    2. Editing Multiple Images the Easy Way
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
      6. Step Six
      7. Step Seven
      8. Step Eight
  10. 5. Develop: Making Serious Adjustments
    1. The Basic Adjustments Aren’t Basic
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
      6. Step six
      7. Step seven
      8. Step eight
      9. Step Nine
      10. Step Ten
      11. Step Eleven
      12. Step Twelve
      13. Step Thirteen
      14. Step Fourteen
      15. Step Fiveteen
      16. Step Sixteen
      17. Step Seventeen
      18. Step Eighteen
      19. Step Nineteen
      20. Step Twenty
    2. Using the Tone Curve
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
      6. Step Six
      7. Step Seven
      8. Step Eight
    3. Converting to Black and White, and Split Toning
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
      6. Step Six
      7. Step Seven
      8. Step Eight
      9. Step Nine
      10. Step Ten
      11. Step Eleven
      12. Step Twelve
    4. Adjusting Individual Colors Using HSL Color Tuning
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
    5. Automating Your Editing by Copying-and-Pasting
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
    6. Sharpening and Reducing Noise
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
    7. Fixing Problems Caused by the Camera
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
      6. Step Six
      7. Step Seven
      8. Step Eight
    8. Cropping and Straightening
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
      6. Step Six
      7. Step Seven
      8. Step Eight
      9. Step Nine
    9. Overcoming Color Problems Inherent in Some Cameras
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
    10. Creating Your Own Presets Step One:
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
      6. Step Six
    11. Jumping from Lightroom to Photoshop and Back
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
    12. Undoing Your Edits
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
    13. Exporting Your Edited Photos
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
      6. Step Six
      7. Step Seven
      8. Step Eight
  11. 6. Slideshow: Sharing Your Photos Onscreen
    1. Getting Photos Into Your Slide Show
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
    2. Customizing the Look of Your Slides
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
      6. Step Six
      7. Step Seven
      8. Step Eight
      9. Step Nine
      10. Step Ten
      11. Step Eleven
      12. Step Twelve
    3. Customizing the Background
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
      6. Step Six
      7. Step Seven
      8. Step Eight
    4. Adding and Editing Drop Shadows
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
    5. Adding Text to Your Slides
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
      6. Step Six
      7. Step Seven
      8. Step Eight
      9. Step Nine
      10. Step Ten
      11. Step Eleven
      12. Step Twelve
    6. Saving Your Custom Layout as a Template
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
    7. Playing Your Slide Show
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
      6. Step Six
      7. Step Seven
      8. Step Eight
    8. Exporting Your Slide Show as a PDF
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
  12. 7. Print: Printing Your Photos
    1. Printing Essentials
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
      6. Step Six
      7. Step Seven
      8. Step Eight
      9. Step Nine
      10. Step Ten
      11. Step Eleven
      12. Step Twelve
      13. Step Thirteen
      14. Step Fourteen
      15. Step Fifteen
      16. Step Sixteen
      17. Step Seventeen
      18. Step Eighteen
      19. Step Nineteen
      20. Step Twenty
      21. Step Twenty-One
      22. Step Twenty-Two
      23. Step Twenty-Three
      24. Step Twenty-Four
      25. Step Twenty-Five
      26. Step Twenty-Six
      27. Step Twenty-Seven
      28. Step Twenty-Eight
    2. Printing Contact Sheets (or More Than One Photo on One Page)
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
      6. Step Six
      7. Step Seven
      8. Step Eight
      9. Step Nine
      10. Step Ten
      11. Step Eleven
      12. Step Twelve
      13. Step Thirteen
      14. Step Fourteen
      15. Step Fifteen
      16. Step Sixteen
  13. 8. Web: Getting Your Photos on the Web
    1. How to Choose Which Photos Will Make It Onto Your Webpage
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
    2. Customizing Your Webpage
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four
      5. Step Five
      6. Step Six
      7. Step Seven
      8. Step Eight
      9. Step Nine
      10. Step Ten
      11. Step Eleven
      12. Step Twelve
      13. Step Thirteen
      14. Step Fourteen
      15. Step Fifteen
      16. Step Sixteen
    3. Uploading Your Final Webpage
      1. Step One
      2. Step Two
      3. Step Three
      4. Step Four