Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic Classroom in a Book (2021 release)

Book description

The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic

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 Lightroom Classic Classroom in a Book (2021 release) contains lessons that cover the basics and beyond, providing countless tips and techniques to help you become more productive with the program. You can follow the book from start to finish or choose only those lessons that interest you.

Purchase of this book includes valuable online features. Follow the instructions in the books Getting Started section to unlock access to:

  • Downloadable lesson files you need to work through the projects in the book

  • Web Edition containing the complete text of the book, interactive quizzes, and videos that walk you through the lessons step by step

What you need to use this book: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic (2021 release) software, for either Windows or macOS. (Software not included.)

Note: Classroom in a Book does not replace the documentation, support, updates, or any other benefits of being a registered owner of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic software.

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. What’s new in this edition
    3. Prerequisites
    4. Installing Lightroom Classic
    5. Online content
    6. Understanding Lightroom catalog files
    7. Getting ready to go mobile
    8. Getting help
  7. 1. A Quick Tour of Lightroom Classic
    1. Understanding how Lightroom works
    2. The Lightroom Classic workspace
    3. The Lightroom Classic modules
    4. The Lightroom Classic workflow
    5. Developing and editing
    6. Sharing your work by email
    7. Review questions
    8. Review answers
  8. Photography Showcase Binuk Varghese
  9. 2. Bringing Photos Into Lightroom Classic
    1. Getting started
    2. Lightroom is your digital notebook
    3. The import process
    4. Importing photos from a digital camera
    5. Importing images from a hard disk
    6. Importing via drag and drop
    7. Evaluating photos before importing
    8. Images that are already imported
    9. Importing to a specific folder
    10. Importing from a watched folder
    11. Tethered shooting
    12. Viewing imported photos in the work area
    13. Review questions
    14. Review answers
  10. Photography Showcase Joe Conzo
  11. 3. Exploring the Lightroom Workspace
    1. Getting started
    2. Viewing and managing your images
    3. Adjusting the workspace layout
    4. Toggling screen modes
    5. Switching views
    6. Working in Loupe view
    7. Flagging and deleting images
    8. Grouping images in the Quick Collection
    9. Working with the Filmstrip
    10. Review questions
    11. Review answers
  12. Photography Showcase Alan Shapiro
  13. 4. Managing Your Photo Library
    1. Getting started
    2. Folders vs. collections
    3. Using collections to organize images
    4. Taking your collections on the road
    5. Using keyword tags
    6. Using flags and ratings
    7. Adding metadata
    8. Tagging faces in the People view
    9. Organizing photos by location
    10. Finding and filtering files
    11. Review questions
    12. Review answers
  14. Photography Showcase Tito Herrera
  15. 5. Developing Basics
    1. Getting started
    2. The Develop module
    3. Creating a collection from a previous import
    4. Cropping and rotating images
    5. What are camera profiles?
    6. Setting your picture’s white balance
    7. Setting exposure and contrast
    8. Adjusting shadows and highlights
    9. Adjusting whites and blacks
    10. Clarity, vibrance, and saturation
    11. Adding detail to your images
    12. Lens corrections and transformations
    13. Using virtual copies for variations
    14. Using snapshots for variations
    15. Review questions
    16. Review answers
  16. Photography Showcase Sara Lando
  17. 6. Advanced Editing
    1. Getting started
    2. Using the Graduated Filter tool
    3. Using the Radial Filter tool
    4. Using the Adjustment Brush tool
    5. Removing distractions with the Spot Removal tool
    6. Range selection for specific control
    7. HSL and Tone Curve adjustments
    8. Creative color and black-and-white effects
    9. Making panoramas
    10. Making HDR images
    11. Creating HDR panoramas
    12. Saving time in Lightroom
    13. Review questions
    14. Review answers
  18. Photography Showcase Sancho Smalls
  19. 7. Creating a Photo Book
    1. Getting started
    2. Importing images into the library
    3. Working in the Book module
    4. Adding text to a photo book
    5. Creating a saved book
    6. Exporting a photo book
    7. Review questions
    8. Review answers
  20. Photography Showcase Gregory Heisler
  21. 8. Creating a Slideshow
    1. Getting started
    2. Working in the Slideshow module
    3. Customizing your slideshow template
    4. Creating a saved slideshow
    5. Refining the content of a slideshow
    6. Adding sound and motion to your slideshow
    7. Saving a customized slideshow template
    8. Exporting a slideshow
    9. Playing an impromptu slideshow
    10. My suggested settings for a slideshow
    11. Review questions
    12. Review answers
  22. Photography Showcase Amy Toensing
  23. 9. Printing Images
    1. Getting started
    2. About the Lightroom Classic Print module
    3. About layout styles and print templates
    4. Selecting a print template
    5. Customizing print templates
    6. Saving your customized print template
    7. Creating a Custom Package print layout
    8. Configuring the output settings
    9. Using color management
    10. Saving print settings as an output collection
    11. Review questions
    12. Review answers
  24. Photography Showcase At My Library
  25. 10. Making Backups and Exporting Photos
    1. Getting started
    2. Preventing data loss
    3. Backing up the catalog file
    4. Backing up the library
    5. Exporting photos
    6. Review questions
    7. Review answers
  26. Photography Showcase Katrin Eismann
  27. 11. An Overview of My Workflow
    1. Keep your computer clean
    2. Workflow overview: Hot, medium, and cold
    3. Workflow: Hot status
    4. Workflow: Medium status
    5. Workflow: Cold status
    6. Review questions
    7. Review answers
  28. Photography Showcase Maranie Staab
  29. Index
  30. Bonus Lesson: Publishing Your Photos
    1. Getting started
    2. Publishing photos from the Library
    3. The Lightroom Classic Web module
    4. Customizing your web gallery
    5. Specifying output settings
    6. Previewing the gallery
    7. Saving your custom template
    8. Creating a saved web gallery
    9. Exporting your gallery
    10. Uploading your gallery to a web server
    11. Review questions
    12. Review answers
  31. Contributors
    1. Production Notes
  32. Conclusion

Product information

  • Title: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic Classroom in a Book (2021 release)
  • Author(s): Rafael Concepcion
  • Release date: January 2021
  • Publisher(s): Adobe Press
  • ISBN: 9780136885436