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with Skott Chandler
Online Class

The Essential Guide to Lightroom

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Learn how to use Adobe Lightroom as expert Skott Chandler guides you through essential software skills to streamline your digital workflow and create your best images yet. Learn how to use Lightroom to import files from various sources, and quickly catalog hundreds of images for easy access. Find out how to use the Library module to efficiently sort, rank and group your images, and delve into the Develop module to instantly apply adjustments to multiple photos. Dramatically improve the quality of your shots with customized presets for modifying white balance, contrast, sharpness and color. Plus, get Skott'’s easy-to-use tips for locating lost files, backing up your photos and using metadata to leave your digital fingerprint on your images.


  • intermediate
  • 8 episodes
  • 2h50m

Included in this Class

1. Introduction & Catalogs

1. Introduction & Catalogs

Meet your instructor, photographer and Lightroom expert Skott Chandler. You'll kick off the class with an overview of Lightroom and the benefits it provides to photographers of just about every experience level. Next, you'll gain an understanding of file types and the ways you will work with each as you go from field work to your digital darkroom.

2. Optimizing Settings

2. Optimizing Settings

Learn how to take more control of your work with settings that are optimized for the best possible outcome. Discover ways to achieve the optimal image resolution to avoid loss of critical information, and create a Lightroom catalog that is personalized to your files and personal workflow preferences.

3. Importing Files & Metadata

3. Importing Files & Metadata

Explore myriad options to make the importing process as efficient as possible! Whether you are importing a small or enormous batch of images, Skott's tips will help you effectively set up your Lightroom preferences to import, handle, sort and identify your work the way you want.