Adobe Lightroom 1

An introduction to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom to organize and edit photos.

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Adobe Lightroom 1

An introduction to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom to organize and edit photos.

What you’ll be able to do — competencies

  • Create a Lightroom catalog
  • Manage files using Lightroom
  • Import and export files from Lightroom
  • Demonstrate development techniques
  • Print files

Course Description

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Organizing, editing, and printing photos:  this introductory course is for digital photographers of all skill levels who wish to learn how to use Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.  Lightroom is a photo service designed specifically to manage photo collections as well as to develop and enhance photographs for print production.  You will learn how to import and organize your photos into an easily manageable library, enhance and develop your images, and export, email or print the final results.  This course is open to photographers of all levels.

This course is part of the Digital Photography Certificate.


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  • Basic understanding of photography terms (aperture, exposure, f-stop).


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This course schedule may be modified by the instructor based on the needs of the class.

Module 1: Catalogs

  • Learn how to import, organize, and manage, edit and share your photos. 
  • Understand how catalog works and how to avoid painful mistakes users often make 
  • Organizing and Backing Up Your Photo Library 

Module 2: Orientation to the Library Module

  • Reorganize Your Files and Folders 
  • Missing Files and Folders 
  • Merging Catalogs 
  • Eliminating Duplicate Photos

Module 3: Library Module

  • Keyword Sets and Suggestions 
  • Face Tagging 
  • Organize and Manage Keywords 
  • Metadata Panel 
  • Searching for Your Photos 
  • Collections and Collection Sets 

Module 4: Develop Module Orientation

  • Orientation Develop Module  
  • Histogram  
  • Crop tool / Transform  
  • The Workflow  

Module 5: Develop Module Workflow

  • The 7 Tabs  
  • Basic Tab

Module 6: Selective Adjustments

  • Brush
  • Radial & Linear Gradient

Module 7: Printing Phots/Catalogs

  • Printing Module
  • Soft Proof
  • ICC Profiles
  • Paper Type

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