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Lightroom for Scrapbookers

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Adobe Lightroom is the industry standard for professional photographers -- but it’s simple enough to use that novices can take advantage of its powerful image optimizing, editing, and sharing tools. Join Jared Platt for a three-day introduction to using Lightroom to organize photos, create digital scrapbooks, and share and preserve memories.

Jared will cover everything you need to know to use Lightroom like a pro. You’ll learn how to import and organize photos, edit images, create simple movies, and back up your work. You’ll master basic tools for self-critiques of your images that will help you reach new creative heights. Jared will also cover the Lightroom Develop module, a powerful tool for adjusting the quality of images and movies. You’ll learn about the basic principles of composition and how to use them to take create more compelling, high-quality images and scrapbook pages.

By the end of this course you’ll be able to create and share photo books, slideshows, and movies with your friends and family, preserving your memories and moments with professional and stylish layouts.


  • Backing Up Your Life
  • File Organization
  • Building Your Preview in Lightroom
  • Library Module: Nuts & Bolts
  • Sorting & Selecting Images
  • Keywording
  • Exporting Your Collection
  • Manageable Organization
  • Importing iPhone Photos
  • Critiquing Your Own Work
  • Storytelling with Images
  • Image Quality
  • Develop Module Basics
  • Develop Module Controls
  • Installing Presets
  • Saving Styles to Presets
  • Making Every Image Better
  • Correction & Calibration
  • Heal & Clone Brush
  • Videos in Lightroom
  • Adjusting Video
  • Creating a Collection of Videos
  • Intro to Print & Book Module
  • Organizing Your Story
  • Framework of Building Your Book
  • Stylizing a Photo Book
  • Power of Page Arrangements
  • Making Simple Slideshows with Video
  • Mobile & Publish Services
  • Creating Catalogs for the Web
  • Printing Your Images
  • Printing for Scrapbooking
  • Final Q&A

Taught by

Jared Platt


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