6. Developing and Editing

Lesson overview

Artificial light sources, unusual shooting conditions, and incorrect camera exposure settings can all cause faults in an image. In the Develop module Lightroom delivers a suite of powerful developing tools to quickly rectify these problems in your photos.

This lesson introduces you to editing options from easy-to-use presets and retouching tools to an array of specialized settings. Along the way you’ll pick up a little computer graphics background knowledge as you become familiar with some basic techniques:

• Applying Develop presets

• Cropping and rotating images

• Working with video

• Using the History and Snapshots panels

• Removing blemishes

• Correcting color problems and adjusting the tonal range ...

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