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20 Lightroom Lifesavers

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Cut hours from your postproduction process, with 20 little-known Adobe Lightroom® techniques for quick, easy and dramatic finished images.

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Jack Davis
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.


Get the most from Lightroom with expert guidance from world-renowned Adobe Photoshop® expert and award-winning photographer Jack Davis. First, learn how to organize your images in Lightroom, find out how to apply your preferences to every photo and learn to refine your images using Jack’s famous Five-Step Tango method. Next, make targeted optimizations for photos that need special treatment. Then, learn how to simplify your panorama for gorgeous landscape photos and watch as Jack demonstrates the nearly infinite capabilities of Lightroom. Finally, get to know Lightroom’s special effects by creating black-and-white conversions, experimenting with antiquing and mastering hand-tinting — all while keeping things quick and easy. Plus, learn about Lightroom’s video features, and transform your images into lifelike paintings that will showcase your new skills.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Think Like Lightroom
Meet author and digital imagery expert Jack Davis and preview the techniques you'll learn in class to harness the power of Adobe Lightroom. Then get started! Jack details the creative possibilities found within this powerful program and shows you how to use them in conjunction with Photoshop.
2. Instant Global Optimizing
3. Targeted Optimizing
4. Enhancing Landscapes
5. Portraits in Lightroom & Photoshop
6. Mood Embellishing & Effects
7. Mobile, Video & Slideshows

Recommended with this class

  • Adobe Photoshop Lightroom (CS6 or newer recommended)
  • Mac or PC
  • Practice images and/or video clips

Taught by

Jack  Davis
Jack Davis
Jack Davis is an award-winning photographer, one of the world's leading experts on Photoshop® and a renowned instructor. For more than 20 years, he's pursued his passion for photography, building his career in the world of digital imagery. Today, he routinely teaches at conferences and workshops around the world, including a spot on the "Dream Team" at the Photoshop World Conferences. A popular author, Jack co-penned the must-have guide, The Photoshop Wow! Book, which has now sold more than 1 million copies. His incredible contributions also earned him a spot as one of the first inductees to the Photoshop Hall of Fame.

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