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Photoshop Lightroom Training

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Lightroom Training Classes | Los Angeles | Manage, Organize, and Enhance your Photography

Manage your collections & TOUCH-UP your photos

Lightroom | Level 1 teaches you how to import and catalog your photos, organize and manage into collections and libraries with keywords and rank. Easily find your images, color correct, optimize, crop, export to photo galleries and share with your friends, family, or clients. Let's get organized and creative!


Lightroom Level 1 Upcoming Classes


Location Length Dates Times Cost
Live Online 1 day Aug 22 Thu
Oct 16 Wed
Dec 17 Tue


Photoshop Lightroom Training Outline | Level 1

Los Angeles Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Training

Lightroom: Level 1 is for Photographers or Hobbyists looking to manage, catalog, rank, and enhance their photo collection

This course is a beginner level class for those new to Adobe Lightroom. Also recommended by Adobe for those planning to obtain the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) status.

  • Basic Computer Skills & File Management on Windows or Mac

Introduction to Lightroom

  • What is Lightroom?
  • Importing your images
  • About catalog files
  • Managing photos in a library
  • Non-destructive editing
  • The Lightroom workspace
  • The top panel
  • The work area
  • The left and right panel groups
  • The Toolbar
  • The Filmstrip


 Photoshop Lightroom Workspace

  • Customizing the workspace
  • The Lightroom modules
  • The Library module
  • The Develop module
  • The Map module
  • The Book module
  • The Slideshow module
  • The Print module
  • The Web module
  • The Lightroom workflow
  • Importing photos
  • Reviewing and organizing
  • About keyword tags
  • Working in slideshow mode
  • Creating a collection
  • Rearranging and deleting images in a collection
  • Comparing photos side by side
  • Comparing several photos
  • Developing and editing
  • Using Quick Develop in the Library module
  • Working in the Develop module
  • Straightening and cropping an image
  • Adjusting lighting and tonal balance
  • Correcting lens distortion
  • Editing in another application
  • Sharing your work by e-mail
  • Getting help
  • Navigating Help in the application
  • Accessing Help and Support on the Web

Introducing the Workspace

  • Importing images into the library
  • Toggling screen modes
  • Adjusting the workspace layout
  • Working with the application window on Windows
  • Working with the application window on Mac OS
  • Using a secondary display
  • Resizing panels
  • Showing and hiding panels
  • Working with the left and right panel groups
  • Expanding and collapsing panels
  • Hiding and showing panels
  • Customizing the appearance of the panel groups
  • Working with the main display area
  • View modes
  • Grid and Loupe view options
  • Dimming lights
  • Personalizing the identity plate
  • Keyboard shortcuts


  • The import process
  • Importing photos from a digital camera
  • Organizing your copied photos in folders
  • About file formats
  • Creating import presets
  • Backup strategies
  • Renaming files as they are imported
  • Importing images from a hard disk
  • Applying metadata
  • Importing via drag and drop
  • Evaluating photos before importing
  • Importing and viewing video
  • Importing to a specific folder
  • Importing from other catalogs
  • Importing photos from Photoshop Elements
  • Importing from a watched folder
  • Specifying initial previews when importing
  • Tethered shooting
  • Tethered shooting with a supported camera
  • Tethered shooting with other cameras


  • Importing images into the library
  • Viewing and managing your images
  • Switching views
  • The Grid view
  • View options for the Grid view
  • Zooming with the Navigator in Loupe view
  • Comparing photos
  • Using Survey view to narrow a selection
  • Flagging and deleting images
  • Grouping images in the Quick Collection
  • Moving images into or out of the Quick Collection
  • Converting and clearing the Quick Collection
  • Designating a target collection
  • Working with the Filmstrip
  • Hiding the Filmstrip and adjusting its size
  • Using filters in the Filmstrip
  • Changing the sorting order of the thumbnails

Organizing and Selecting

  • Importing images into the library
  • Organizing folders
  • Creating subfolders
  • Making changes to a folder’s content
  • Synchronizing folders
  • Using collections to organize images
  • The Quick Collection
  • Collections
  • Smart collections
  • Stacking images
  • Applying keyword tags
  • Viewing keyword tags
  • Adding keyword tags
  • Working with keyword sets and nesting keywords
  • Searching by keywords
  • Using flags and ratings
  • Flagging images
  • Assigning ratings
  • Working with color labels
  • Adding metadata
  • Storage of metadata
  • Organizing photos by location
  • Working in the Map module
  • Geotagging images captured without GPS data
  • Adding locations using GPS tracklogs
  • Saving map locations
  • Using the Painter tool
  • Finding and filtering files
  • Using the Filter bar to find photos
  • Using the Metadata filter
  • Using the filters in the Filmstrip
  • Reconnecting missing files and folders

Developing and Editing

  • Importing images into the library
  • Quick developing in the Library module
  • Quick and easy video editing
  • Trimming video clips
  • Setting video thumbnails and grabbing still frames
  • Applying develop presets to videos
  • About process versions
  • Updating the process version
  • About white balance
  • The Develop module
  • Cropping and rotating images
  • Removing spots
  • Adjusting a photo’s tonal range
  • Undoing, redoing, and remembering changes
  • The History panel
  • Creating snapshots

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