Introduction to Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 


Courtesy of Wim van den Heever

This course will allow you to make the best use of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom by learning more than just the basics. By the end of the day, you will have learnt how Lightroom is used for the managing, editing, and presenting your digital photographs, all in a hands-on environment.

  • Kept to a maximum of 5-6 people per class
  • 1 day course
  • Presented in Pretoria, Johannesburg or at the location of your choice (travelling fees may apply)
  • Use of a Macbook for the day included in the cost (or bring your own!)


Topic 1 Getting Started

Topic 2 Workspace and Setup

  • Lightroom workspace
  • Working with the Filmstrip
  • Viewing photos in Loupe view
  • Setting preferences
  • Colour management

Topic 3 Importing Photos

  • Getting photos into your library
  • Importing automatically

Topic 4 Organising Photos in the Catalogue

  • Library module overview
  • Browsing the catalogue
  • Managing photos
  • Working with collections
  • Grouping photos into stacks
  • Filtering and rating photos
  • Working with keywords
  • Finding photos in the catalogue

Topic 5 Developing Photos

  • Develop module overview
  • Working in greyscale
  • Retouching and correcting flaws
  • Apply Develop adjustments to other photos
  • Managing image history and snapshots
  • Quick Develop

Topic 6 Exporting Photos

  • Exporting photos
  • Editing in other applications

Topic 7 Creating and Viewing Slideshows

  • Creating slideshows
  • Specifying the slide layout
  • Adding overlays to slides
  • Playing and exporting slideshows

Topic 8 Printing Photos

  • Printing photos and contact sheets
  • Laying out photos on a page
  • Printing overlay text and graphics
  • Setting resolution and colour management
  • Printing multiple photos

Topic 9 Web Galleries

  • Creating web photo galleries
  • Specifying web gallery layouts
  • Adding text to web galleries
  • Previewing, exporting, and uploading a web photo gallery

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