Photoshop Lightroom 2

Photoshop Lightroom 2

$29.99

Total Run Time: 8.3 hrs

Total Training for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 will teach you to effectively manage your image library and take full control of your digital photography workflow. You will learn Lightroom's sophisticated tools for organizing, optimizing, and outputting photographs, all within a single work environment.

Highlights

  1. Learn how to set up an effective image library
  2. Find out how to add keywords and metadata to images for rapid search and retrieval.
  3. Learn how to make local corrections to an image, like removing spots and correction red-eye.
  4. See how to synchronize edit settings from one image to many.
  5. Discover How to edit multiple images simultaneously

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Description

This Photoshop Lightroom 2 course will allow you to master your growing image library and to effectively optimize your photographs with non-destructive image editing techniques that provide tremendous flexibility and stunning results. You will also discover how easily you can output your images to prints, the web, or a slideshow.

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Course outline

Chapter 1: THE LIGHTROOM CATALOG & WORK ENVIRONMENT (40 min)

  1. Understanding the Lightroom Catalog
  2. Overview of the Lightroom Interface
  3. Personalizing Your Collection with Identity Plates
Chapter 2: LIBRARY MODULE: IMPORTING & SETTING UP A CATALOG (61 min)

  1. Importing Images: Previewing, File Handling, Organizing
  2. Importing Images: Information to Apply
  3. Exploring Grid & Loupe View Options
  4. A Quick Tour of the Library
  5. Creating Naming Template Presets & Batch Renaming
Chapter 3: LIBRARY MODULE: USING AN IMAGE LIBRARY (55 min)

  1. Managing Files & Folders
  2. Managing Photo Collections
  3. Grouping Photos into Stacks
  4. Creating a Virtual Copy of an Image
  5. Flagging, Rating & Color Labeling Photos
Chapter 4: LIBRARY MODULE: TAGGING & FINDING IMAGES (63 min)

  1. Assigning Metadata
  2. Storing & Reading Metadata
  3. Organizing Images with Keywords
  4. Assigning Attributes with the Painter Tool
  5. Using Survey View
  6. Using Compare View
  7. Finding & Filtering Your Images
Chapter 5: DEVELOP MODULE: MAKING GLOBAL CORRECTIONS (46 min)

  1. Cropping Images
  2. White Balancing Images
  3. Adjusting Tone & Presence
  4. Using the Tone Curve Panel
  5. Making HSL & Color Adjustments
  6. Working with Grayscale & Split Tones
Chapter 6: DEVELOP MODULE: MAKING LOCAL CORRECTIONS (93 min)

  1. Removing Red Eye & Spots
  2. Using the Graduated Filter Tool
  3. Using the Adjustment Brush Tool
  4. Working with the Detail Panel
  5. The Vignettes Panel
  6. Before & After View
  7. Copying, Pasting & Synchronizing Edit Settings
  8. History & Snapshots
  9. Saving & Applying Develop Presets
  10. Camera Calibration
  11. Using the Quick Develop Panel
Chapter 7: EXTERNAL EDITING (20 min)

  1. Editing in Photoshop
  2. Editing in Third Party Applications
Chapter 8: EXPORTING (31 min)

  1. Setting Export Parameters
  2. Saving Export Presets
  3. Export Plug-ins & the Lightroom Plug-in Manager
  4. Post-Processing after Export
Chapter 9: SLIDESHOW MODULE: CREATING PRESENTATIONS (35 min)

  1. Touring the Slideshow Module & Building a Slide Layout
  2. Adding Overlay Items to Your Slides
  3. Previewing, Saving & Exporting a Slideshow
Chapter 10: PRINT MODULE: CONTACT SHEETS, PACKAGES & PRINTS (32 min)

  1. Using the Contact Sheet Layout Engine
  2. Using the Picture Package Layout Engine
  3. Print Job Options
Chapter 11: WEB MODULE: PHOTO WEB PRESENTATION (22 min)

  1. Choosing a Web Gallery Engine
  2. Applying a Template & Customizing the Layout
  3. Previewing, Saving, Uploading & Exporting Your Site
  4. Credits

Presenter Info

Phil NelsonPhil Nelson is a freelance photographer working out of Stamford, Connecticut. Phil’s work has been published in numerous magazines and web sites, and his large format fine art prints can be found on the walls of many corporate clients. Phil spent much of his career working for Apple and Adobe Systems, and as an X-Rite Color Expert, Phil has also delivered hundreds of color management seminars across the US and Europe. In 2007 he authored the book, The Photographer’s Guide to Color Management, and continues to contribute images to his stock agency, Aurora Photos in Portland, Maine. Nelson’s images can be seen on his web site, panelson.com.