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Adobe Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC for Photographers Classroom in a Book, Second Edition

Book Description

Learn Adobe Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC from the ground up, and develop your specific workflow for making great images. Start by importing and organizing your images into collections that make sense for you. Develop your pictures to make the most out of every pixel. Learn how Photoshop can take your vision further by using tools that enhance your work in Lightroom. Finally, you'll learn how Lightroom and Photoshop work hand in hand to give you the most powerful creative tools for your digital photography.

 

The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom in conjunction with Adobe Photoshop.

 

Classroom in a Book, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, offers what no other book or training program does–an official training series from Adobe, developed with the support of Adobe product experts. Adobe Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC for Photographers Classroom in a Book contains 11 lessons that cover the basics and beyond, from sorting your photos and adjusting tone and color to creating an HDR panorama and turning your photo into an oil painting. You can follow the book from start to finish or choose only those lessons that interest you.

 

Purchasing this book includes valuable online extras. Follow the instructions in the book's “Getting Started” section to unlock access to:

 

  • Downloadable lesson files you need to work through the projects in the book (lesson files also provided on DVD-ROM with the print edition of the book)
  • Web Edition containing the complete text of the book, interactive quizzes, videos that walk you through the lessons step by step, and updated material covering new feature releases from Adobe

 

What you need to use this book: Adobe Photoshop CC and Adobe Lightroom CC software, for either Windows or macOS. (Software not included.)

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Where are the Lesson Files?
  5. Contents
  6. Getting Started
    1. About Classroom in a Book
    2. Windows vs. macOS instructions
    3. Prerequisites
    4. Online content
    5. Installing Lightroom and Photoshop
    6. Why use both Lightroom and Photoshop?
    7. Creating a Lightroom catalog for use with this book
    8. Getting help
    9. Adobe Authorized Training Centers
  7. 1 Importing and Managing Photos in Lightroom
    1. Lesson overview
    2. Preparing for this lesson
    3. Storing your photographs
    4. Importing photos into a Lightroom catalog
    5. Using the Library module
    6. Review questions
    7. Review answers
  8. 2 Organizing Your Photos Into Lightroom Collections
    1. Lesson overview
    2. Preparing for this lesson
    3. Iterative culling: My workflow
    4. What is a collection?
    5. Adding star ratings and color labels
    6. Adding keywords
    7. Review questions
    8. Review answers
  9. 3 Using Lightroom’s Develop Module for Global Adjustments
    1. Lesson overview
    2. Preparing for this lesson
    3. Using the Develop module
    4. Developing your pictures
    5. Cropping your image
    6. Lens corrections and transformations
    7. Using virtual copies for variations
    8. Using snapshots for variations
    9. Syncing changes to multiple photos
    10. Review questions
    11. Review answers
  10. 4 Using Lightroom’s Develop Module for Local and Creative Adjustments
    1. Lesson overview
    2. Preparing for this lesson
    3. Using the Graduated Filter tool
    4. Using the Radial Filter tool
    5. Using the Adjustment Brush tool
    6. Removing distractions with the Spot Removal tool
    7. Creative color and black & white effects
    8. Range selection for specific control
    9. The Effects panel
    10. Review questions
    11. Review answers
  11. 5 Fixing Common Photography Problems
    1. Lesson overview
    2. Preparing for this lesson
    3. Lightening teeth
    4. Lightening the whites of eyes
    5. Enhancing irises
    6. Skin softening with the Adjustment Brush
    7. Removing flyaway hairs with the Spot Removal tool
    8. Reducing wrinkles beneath eyes
    9. Putting it all together—start to finish
    10. Review questions
    11. Review answers
  12. 6 Lightroom–Photoshop Roundtrip Workflow
    1. Lesson overview
    2. Preparing for this lesson
    3. Setting up Lightroom and Photoshop for smooth integration
    4. Sending a raw file from Lightroom to Photoshop
    5. Sending a JPEG or TIFF from Lightroom to Photoshop
    6. Sending a photo from Lightroom to Photoshop as a Smart Object
    7. Review questions
    8. Review answers
  13. 7 Lightroom to Photoshop for Selecting and Masking
    1. Lesson overview
    2. Preparing for this lesson
    3. Selection basics
    4. Selecting by shape
    5. Selecting by color
    6. Using the Select Subject command
    7. Selecting hair using the Select and Mask workspace
    8. Review questions
    9. Review answers
  14. 8 Lightroom to Photoshop for Retouching
    1. Lesson overview
    2. Preparing for this lesson
    3. Removing unwanted content in Photoshop
    4. The Content-Aware Fill workspace and the Content-Aware Scale command
    5. Skin retouching and body sculpting in Photoshop
    6. Review questions
    7. Review answers
  15. 9 Lightroom to Photoshop for Special Effects
    1. Lesson overview
    2. Preparing for this lesson
    3. Artistic portrait treatments
    4. Adding creative blur effects
    5. Creating a social media cover photo
    6. Review questions
    7. Review answers
  16. 10 Lightroom to Photoshop for Combining Photos
    1. Lesson overview
    2. Preparing for this lesson
    3. Combining photos for texture and collage effects
    4. Combining photos into the perfect group shot
    5. Making HDR images
    6. Making panoramas
    7. Review questions
    8. Review answers
  17. 11 Exporting and Showing Off Your Work
    1. Lesson overview
    2. Preparing for this lesson
    3. Setting up an identity plate
    4. Creating a watermark
    5. Emailing photos
    6. Exporting photos
    7. Exporting and sharing using publish services
    8. Creating prints
    9. Books, slideshows, and web galleries
    10. Next steps
    11. Review questions
    12. Review answers
  18. Index
  19. Contributors
  20. Production notes