Lightroom 5 for Busy Photographers

Speed up your Photo Organizing, Developing and Output
Course Created by Helen Bradley
Helen Bradley is an expatriate Australian photographer and trainer. She has written numerous articles and produced hundreds of how to videos teaching Photoshop, Lightroom and Illustrator techniques. Helen writes on photography post production topics at and she blogs at

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Everyone says that Lightroom is a fantastic tool for digital photographers - and it is - but what they don't tell you is that it can be hard to learn!

I know Lightroom can be hard to understand - my photographer students tell me that every day!

And I felt the same way when I first started using it.

But, you know, once someone shows you how it works and steps you through its tools one by one, you'll see how logical and easy it is to use.

And that's my job. I'm here to demystify Lightroom for you - to get you up and running and confident in using it.

And I want to get you excited about Lightroom too  - you should be excited - after all this is a creative tool and its fun to use. What's not to love about that?

So, what I've done here (and its the first time I've done it) is to take my 3 hour face to face Lightroom class and turn it into a video course. I've added a few extra bits so it comes in just over 3 hours in total - but it's all broken into bite size pieces! Most videos are 4-5 minutes - so they are quick to watch and easy to digest.

Watch them all at once - like you're attending my regular Lightroom 3 hour class - or watch one or two at a time and then practice what you've learned - it's your choice. 

By the time you're done you'll be well on your way to mastering Lightroom and getting a handle on organizing and working with your digital photo collection. 

Course Objectives

  • Get a good understanding of how Lightroom works and how it can help you
  • Learn how to import photos into Lightroom and how to organize them
  • Learn to keyword photos, find images and determine the best of them
  • Learn to process a photo to bring it to life
  • Learn to fix problems in the image and to perform localized adjustments
  • Learn to print one photo or hundreds in various layouts
  • Learn to create slideshows and web galleries from your photos
  • Learn techniques professional photographers use to speed up their workflow

Who Is This For?

  • Professional and keen amateur photographers
  • Anyone who shoots a lot of photos - say 100+ at a time
  • Photographers who want to get their photos imported, organized and processed fast
  • Photographers who want to improve and speed up their workflow
  • Any digital photographer who wants to process their photos faster than they can do in Photoshop

Course Outline

Chapter 1: Lightroom Overview

  • Lesson 1
    Overview of Lightroom
  • Lesson 2
    Buttons and Clickable thing…
  • Lesson 3
    Lightroom vs Photoshop and …

Chapter 2: Import Photos into Lightroom

  • Lesson 4
    Import from a Camera Card
  • Lesson 5
    Import from Disk
  • Lesson 6
    Import Settings and Presets
  • Lesson 7
    Lightroom Folders, Moving &…

Chapter 3: Organize Photos in Lightroom

  • Lesson 8
    Add Keywords to your photos
  • Lesson 9
    Find your Photos in Lightroom
  • Lesson 10
    Sort Photos in Lightroom
  • Lesson 11
    Use Pick Flags, Stars and C…
  • Lesson 12
    Introduction to Lightroom C…

Chapter 4: Develop Panel Basics

  • Lesson 13
    Crop and Straighten a Photo
  • Lesson 14
    Fix White Balance, Exposure…
  • Lesson 15
    Adjusting Clarity, Vibrance…
  • Lesson 16
    Tone Curve Adjustments
  • Lesson 17
    Sharpen a Photo in Lightroom
  • Lesson 18
    Lens Correction in Lightroom

Chapter 5: Develop Module - More Advanced Adjustments

  • Lesson 19
    Convert to Black & White
  • Lesson 20
    Split Tone a Black and Whit…
  • Lesson 21
    Hue Saturation Luminance Ad…
  • Lesson 22
    Grain and Vignettes
  • Lesson 23
    Understanding History
  • Lesson 24
    Introduction to Develop Pre…

Chapter 6: Localized Adjustments in the Develop Module

  • Lesson 25
    Red Eye Removal Tool
  • Lesson 26
    Spot Removal
  • Lesson 27
    Graduated Filter Adjustments
  • Lesson 28
    Radial Filter Adjustments
  • Lesson 29
    Localized Edits with the Ad…

Chapter 7: Output your photos from Lightroom

  • Lesson 30
    Export Photos from Lightroom
  • Lesson 31
    Print a Single Image
  • Lesson 32
    Picture Package - Print One…
  • Lesson 33
    Custom Package Printing
  • Lesson 34
    Lightroom to Photoshop and …

Chapter 8: Lightroom - Professional Photographer Production Tools

  • Lesson 35
    Watermark Your Photos
  • Lesson 36
    Identity Plates
  • Lesson 37
    Advanced Presets
  • Lesson 38
    Create a Contact Sheet
  • Lesson 39
    Create a Web Site Gallery
  • Lesson 40
    Create a Slideshow

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