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Lightroom Mobile


JUNE 18, 2014

Lightroom Mobile on the iPhone

In this video Julieanne demonstrates the new features added to Lightroom mobile on the iPhone and iPad including custom sort orders, star ratings, sharing images via email, and auto import from the camera roll.


APRIL 7, 2014

Lightroom Mobile — Setup, Collections and Flags

In this video Julieanne walks through syncing collections, reviewing, picking, rejecting, and filtering images using Lightroom Mobile on the iPad.


APRIL 7, 2014

Lightroom Mobile — Cropping, Adjustments and Presets

In this video Julieanne demonstrates how to crop, adjust color and tone, and apply presets to your photographs using Lightroom Mobile on the iPad.


APRIL 7, 2014

Lightroom Mobile — Managing Collections and Auto Import from Camera Roll

In this video Julieanne teaches you how to modify collections, move, add and copy images between collections, and auto import from camera roll using Lightroom Mobile on the iPad.


APRIL 7, 2014

Lightroom Mobile — Showcasing and Sharing your Photographs

In this video Julieanne shows you how to quickly save, share, and show slideshows using Lightroom Mobile on the iPad.

Lightroom 5

WHAT'S NEW IN LIGHTROOM 5


JANUARY 15, 2014

Tethered Capture with Lightroom 5

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne walks through setting up the Tethered Capture setting in Lightroom and demonstrates how to automatically apply develop settings and presets as well as sort by descending order to view the most recently taken photograph.


DECEMBER 18, 2013

How to Change Capture Time in Lightroom 5

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne demonstrates two ways to change the capture time of your images. The first enables you to offset a time zone change and the second supports a custom adjustment to align multiple cameras used to shoot one event but with different date/time settings in-camera.


DECEMBER 4, 2013

How to Optimize Lightroom 5

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne shares several suggestions for hardware, software, and preferences to help optimize the performance of Lightroom. Keeping these tips in mind when setting up a new system or refining your current system will help speed up Lightroom and make you more productive.


NOVEMBER 6, 2013

Lightroom 5 Backup Strategies

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne discusses backup strategies for the Lightroom catalog, incremental backup catalogs, photographs, presets, preferences, and additional supporting files. Of course there are many ways to manage files — this tutorial is intended to help you identify the best approach for your workflow.


OCTOBER 23, 2013

How to Use Lightroom 5 On Location

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne demonstrates how to create a "template" catalog on the computer that she uses on location. Then, she shows how to retain all of the edits made to images while in the field (including collections, virtual copies, ratings, saved output projects, etc.) by merging the on-location catalog with her master catalog upon return.


JUNE 9, 2013

What’s New in Lightroom 5

Digital Imaging Evangelist Julieanne Kost walks you through new features, workflows and enhancements in the latest release of Lightroom 5.


JUNE 9, 2013

Lightroom 5 — Correcting Perspective Using Upright

Discover how to automatically fix common problems such as tilted horizons as well as converging verticals in buildings using Lightroom’s Upright controls for perspective correction.


JUNE 9, 2013

Lightroom 5 — Advanced Healing Brush and Visualization Tool

Discover the new enhancements to Lightroom’s Advanced Healing Brush including the ability to heal and clone non-circular brush spots as well as remove easy-to-miss sensor dust using the new Visualization tool.


JUNE 9, 2013

Lightroom 5 — Radial Filter

Learn how easy it is to apply Lightroom’s selective adjustments including color temperature, exposure, sharpening, noise reduction and more using the new Radial Filter tool.


JUNE 9, 2013

Lightroom 5 — Smart Previews

Learn how to create lightweight, efficient Smart Previews to work with offline images in Lightroom.


JUNE 9, 2013

Lightroom 5 — Improved Book Creation Experience

Discover the new enhancements made to the Book module including page numbering, easier text creation, and custom templates.


JUNE 9, 2013

Lightroom 5 — Top 10 Hidden Gems

Learn the additional, seldom talked about features in Lightroom 5 that can make a huge difference in the way that you work with your images.

GETTING STARTED WITH LIGHTROOM 5


JUNE 9, 2013

Lightroom 5 — Getting Started Series

Digital Imaging Evangelist Julieanne Kost walks you through new features, workflows and enhancements in the latest release of Lightroom.


JUNE 9, 2013

Importing Your Images

Discover how to quickly download and import your images into Lightroom. Then, decide which method is the most efficient for your workflow.


JUNE 9, 2013

Organizing Your Images

Learn how to organize your images in Lightroom using the Folder panel so that finding, moving and editing your images is a breeze.


JUNE 9, 2013

Select, Rate and Prioritize Your Images

Find out which method of rating images works best for the photography you do in order to quickly edit down your shoot and view your best photographs.


JUNE 9, 2013

Creating Custom Collections of Images

Discover how to simplify the creation of virtual groups of images using Collections, Smart Collections and Collection Sets in Lightroom.


JUNE 9, 2013

Create Stunning Images

Learn how to create the highest quality photographs by removing lens distortion, cropping, correcting perspective, and making color and tonal corrections in the Develop module.


JUNE 9, 2013

Enhancing Isolated Areas of an Image

Discover how easy it is to locally refine and enhance your photographs using Lightroom’s selective adjustment tools to dodge and burn, adjust color, add off-center vignettes, and remove dust spots and distracting elements.


JUNE 9, 2013

Adding Special Effects

Explore the best way to convert images to black and white, as well as add tonal overlays, edge effects, selective coloring and film grain textures. Then, learn how to apply those effects to multiple files using Sync options and Presets.


JUNE 9, 2013

Viewing Images on a Map

Master the Map module in Lightroom in order to sort and manage your images based on location information.


JUNE 9, 2013

Moving Between Lightroom and Photoshop

Learn how to seamlessly move images between Lightroom and Photoshop with the exact control that you need. Discover how easy it is to create panoramas, merge 16 bit high-dynamic range (HDR) images and open multiple photographs into a single file in Photoshop.


JUNE 9, 2013

Exporting Images

Master the Export options in Lightroom to quickly automate the creation of multiple files for a variety of different output scenarios.


JUNE 9, 2013

Creating and Publishing a Book

Create and publish your own book using the Book module in Lightroom. Discover how to quickly add text and images, change layouts and customize templates.


JUNE 9, 2013

Publish a Slideshow

Learn how to create, render and publish a slideshow with audio, video and stills to tell the perfect story.


JUNE 9, 2013

Print the Perfect Image

Learn how to use the Print module to bring your images into the spotlight and share with clients, friends or family.


JUNE 9, 2013

Share Images Online

Discover the many ways that Lightroom can help you share your images including creating web galleries, automating photo sharing via Publish Services and quickly sending images via email.

Lightroom 4

GETTING STARTED WITH ADOBE PHOTOSHOP LIGHTROOM 4


MAY 1, 2013

Quick Tip — How to Remove Unwanted Collections When Exporting Catalogs in Lightroom

In this Quick Tip Julieanne demonstrates how to quickly clean up an exported catalog of any extraneous collections.


MARCH 27, 2013

How and When to Rename Files in Lightroom 4

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne provides several suggestions for file naming conventions for creating templates for Import, Batch Renaming, Export and Editing in Photoshop as well as recommends how and when to rename your files.


MARCH 13, 2013

Controlling Selective Color Changes in Lightroom

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne demonstrates how to use Hue, Saturation, Luminance and the Adjustment Brush to selectively control color in Lightroom. Note: although this video was recorded in Lightroom, the same techniques are available in Adobe Camera Raw in Photoshop CS6.


FEBRUARY 20, 2013

Lightroom, Photoshop, Image and File Size

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne explains how Lightroom determines the file size and resolution of a file when using the Edit in Photoshop command.


FEBRUARY 13, 2013

Cyclical — The Creative Process

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne reveals her Lightroom-to-Photoshop workflow used to create the still life “Cyclical”.


DECEMBER 5, 2012

The Difference Between "Edit in Photoshop" and "Open as Smart Object"

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne shows you the difference between opening a raw file as a pixel-based layer versus a Smart Object, and the advantages of both approaches.


NOVEMBER 28, 2012

Exporting Images from Lightroom 4

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne demonstrates the advantage of setting up presets in Lightroom to simultaneously export images to multiple file types, sizes, compression settings, etc. You might even find this method more powerful than Photoshop’s Image Processor!


OCTOBER 24, 2012

Toning Black and White Photographs in Lightroom 4

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne explains the best way to add a color tone to an image using the Split Tone and Tone Curve panels and shows how to save presets to increase your productivity. Click here to download the presets discussed in the video. Note: although this video was recorded in Lightroom, the same techniques are available in Adobe Camera Raw in Photoshop CS6.


OCTOBER 17, 2012

Converting Images to Black and White in Lightroom 4

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne demonstrates the best way to convert images to Black and White as well as how to save presets to increase your productivity. Click here to download the presets discussed in the video. Note: although this video was recorded in Lightroom, the same techniques are available in Adobe Camera Raw in Photoshop CS6.


OCTOBER 10, 2012

The Graduated Filter and Adjustment Brush in Lightroom 4

In this episode of The Complete Picture discover the power of making selective adjustments like dodging and burning, color corrections and noise removal using the Graduated Filter and Adjustment Brush in Lightroom 4. Note: although this video was recorded in Lightroom, the same techniques are available in Adobe Camera Raw in Photoshop CS6.


AUGUST 13, 2012

Quick Tip — Output From the Book Module to JPEG

In this Quick Tip Julieanne will show you how to output JPEG files from the Book Module in Lightroom 4.1.


JULY 30, 2012

Quick Tip — The Painter Tool in Lightroom 4

In this Quick Tip Julieanne will show you a few of her favorite uses for the little-known Painter tool in Lightroom 4.


JULY 23, 2012

Why Does the Photograph’s Preview Change in Lightroom and Bridge?

In this video tutorial Julieanne explains one of the great mysteries of Lightroom and Bridge — why Lightroom (or Bridge) displays a photograph one way and then changes the way it looks a moment later. It will all become clear with just a little information about how digital camera files are captured and displayed by different applications.


JUNE 18, 2012

Quick Tip — Creating 32-bit (HDR) Images in LR 4.1

In this Quick Tip Julieanne quickly demonstrates how to create a 32-bit file from multiple exposures in Photoshop and then, using the Develop module in Lightroom 4.1 refines the image’s color and tonality both globally and selectively — all while still working in 32-bit!


MARCH 5, 2012

Lightroom 4 — Importing and Organizing Your Images

Discover the most efficient method for downloading images into Lightroom 4 and organizing them. Quickly import and manage your photo collection in a library that makes organizing, finding and editing your photos easy.


MARCH 5, 2012

Lightroom 4 — Select, Rate and Prioritize Your Images

Find out which method of tagging images works best for the photography you do in order to simplify the creation of collections of images.


MARCH 5, 2012

Lightroom 4 — Create Stunning Images

Learn how to create the highest quality photographs by learning how to crop, remove lens distortion, correct perspective, make global and local color and tonal corrections in the Lightroom 4 Develop module.


MARCH 5, 2012

Lightroom 4 — Adding Special Effects

Discover the best way to convert images to black and white, as well as add tonal overlays, edge effects, selective coloring and film grain textures.


MARCH 5, 2012

Lightroom 4 — Viewing Images on a Map

Discover how to use the new Lightroom 4 Map module to sort and manage your images based on location information.


MARCH 5, 2012

Lightroom 4 — Moving Between Lightroom 4 and Photoshop

Learn how to take a single image or multiple images for editing seamlessly between Lightroom and Photoshop. Also, see how to use Photoshop tools like Photomerge, HDR pro, and the export dialog in Lightroom for exporting multiple files.


MARCH 5, 2012

Lightroom 4 — Book Module Basics

In the first tutorial of a three-part series Julieanne provides a complete overview of the bookmaking process using the new Lightroom 4 Book module.


MARCH 5, 2012

Lightroom 4 — Publish a Slideshow

Learn how to create, render and publish a slideshow with music by sequencing your images to tell the perfect story.


MARCH 5, 2012

Lightroom 4 — Print the Perfect Image

Learn how to use the Print module to bring your images into the spotlight and share with clients, friends or family. Also, see the new tools for making custom contact sheets and print packages.


MARCH 5, 2012

Lightroom 4 — Share Images Online

Learn to use the Web module to publish to the popular online photo sharing sites with Lightroom’s new Publish Services option in the Library module.


MARCH 5, 2012

Lightroom 4 — Working with DSLR Video

Master the new features for editing, adjusting, rendering, and sharing video clips in Lightroom 4.

WHAT’S NEW IN LIGHTROOM 4


MARCH 5, 2012

Develop Module Advancements in Lightroom 4

Learn how to create the highest quality photographs by taking advantage of new and improved global and local adjustments in the Lightroom 4 Develop module.


MARCH 5, 2012

Soft Proofing in Lightroom 4

Learn how Lightroom 4 enables you to soft proof your images and take complete control over a photograph’s color when publishing it to a variety of devices.


MARCH 5, 2012

DNG Enhancements in Lightroom 4

Discover the new enhancements to the Digital Negative File format and how to use them to improve the way you work with and archive your photographs in Lightroom 4.


MARCH 5, 2012

Working with DSLR Video in Lightroom 4

Master the new features for editing, adjusting, rendering, and sharing video clips in Lightroom 4.


MARCH 5, 2012

Mapping Your Photos in Lightroom 4

Discover how to use the new Lightroom 4 Map module to sort and manage your images based on location information.


MARCH 5, 2012

Book Module Basics in Lightroom 4

In the first tutorial of a three-part series Julieanne provides a complete overview of the bookmaking process using the new Lightroom 4 Book module.


MARCH 5, 2012

Modifying Book Layouts in Lightroom 4

In the second tutorial of a three-part series Julieanne shows how to customize your page layout when working with photos and text to help you tell your story with ease and flexibility.


MARCH 5, 2012

Advanced Book Features in Lightroom 4

The final tutorial in a three-part series this episode highlights the more advanced options offered by the Book module in Lightroom 4, including adding backgrounds, defining favorites, and more.

Lightroom 3


TIP - PDF

Julieanne's Favorite Tips and Tricks Handout (PDF)

Julieanne's handy quick reference guide of shortcuts to streamline your workflow.


JANUARY 9, 2012

Passing Time (Moments Alone)

Part 2 of the "Moments Alone" series featuring a collection of mobile pictures taken by Julieanne during her travels.


DECEMBER 7, 2011

Quick Tip — Panorama Disappears

In this quick tip Julieanne shows an easy work-around for stitching large, resource-intensive panoramas that can’t be created in one step using PhotoMerge.


NOVEMBER 30, 2011

Quick Tip — How to Add Metadata After Importing Files

In this quick tip Julieanne shows how to add presets/templates using the Metadata panel.


NOVEMBER 23, 2011

Quick Tip — How to Add Photos to a Folder in Lightroom

In this quick tip you’ll learn how to synchronize a folder so that Lightroom can add new photos to a previously imported folder.


NOVEMBER 16, 2011

The Two Most Common Methods for Importing Files into Lightroom

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne demonstrates the two most frequent methods for importing files into Lightroom. She discusses the advantages of each workflow, whether you’re importing directly from a card or importing images already copied to a specific location on your hard drive.


NOVEMBER 9, 2011

Quick Tip — How to Use Lightroom’s "Show Photos in Subfolders" Feature

In this quick tip Julieanne shows when to toggle Lightroom’s Show Photos in Subfolders feature and why turning it on might show a 0 photo count for your top-most (parent) folders.


NOVEMBER 2, 2011

Lightroom or Bridge — Which is the Right Application to Manage Your Workflow?

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne helps you decide which application is right for your workflow by explaining the differences between Lightroom and Bridge for managing images and assets.


Presets in Lightroom

OCTOBER 26, 2011

Quick Tip — How to Work with Presets in Lightroom

In this quick tip Julieanne demonstrates how to update, rename and delete presets and templates in Lightroom.


How to Migrate Lightroom

OCTOBER 19, 2011

How to Migrate Lightroom to a New Computer

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne explains how to transfer all of your Lightroom Catalogs, backups, presets, preferences and supporting files from one computer to another. If the paths to your images change along the way, she provides her tips on how to re-link any missing files and folders.


How to Prevent  Lightroom's Previews File From Taking Over the Hard Drive

OCTOBER 12, 2011

Quick Tip — How to Prevent Lightroom’s Previews File From Taking Over the Hard Drive

In this quick tip Julieanne explains what makes Lightroom’s Preview file (.lrdat) grow and how to set your Catalog Settings to prevent it.


Opening Files from Lightroom into Photoshop

OCTOBER 5, 2011

Opening Files from Lightroom into Photoshop — FAQ

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne helps you avoid unwanted or puzzling results by answering the three most frequently asked questions around opening and round-tripping files from Lightroom to Photoshop.


Making Relative vs. Absolute Adjustments to Images in Lightroom

SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

Making Relative vs. Absolute Adjustments to Images in Lightroom

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne demonstrates the differences between making absolute adjustments to photographs using the Develop module in Lightroom and relative adjustments using the Quick Develop panel.


Quick Tips for the Lightroom Print Module

AUGUST 10, 2011

Quick Tips for the Lightroom Print Module

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne focuses on little known features and helpful hints for making the most out of the Lightroom Print Module. Learn how to create a template for posting images to your blog using the print-to-JPEG option, apply custom edge effects and backgrounds using Identity Plates, screen back images using the Tone Curve, and more!


Merging Individual Lightroom Catalogs into a Master Catalog

JULY 13, 2011

Merging Individual Lightroom Catalogs into a "Master" Catalog

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne demonstrates how to combine individual Lightroom catalogs into a single, "Master" Lightroom catalog to simplify a photographer’s workflow and enable multi-shoot searching.


Watermarking Images in Lightroom

JUNE 29, 2011

Watermarking Images in Lightroom

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne will teach you how to quickly save your vector and raster logos in Photoshop to be applied to photographs on export, via Publish services, Slideshow, Print and Web modules.


Printing a Book from a Single Sheet of Paper

APRIL 21, 2011

Printing a Book from a Single Sheet of Paper

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne demonstrates how to quickly create a print template in Lightroom to layout a simple 8-page book from a single sheet of paper.


Essential Shortcuts for Lightroom's Develop Module

MARCH 31, 2011

Essential Shortcuts for Lightroom’s Develop Module

In this episode Julieanne demonstrates how to streamline Lightroom 3’s Develop module by taking advantage of her top 10 favorite shortcuts & time-saving features in order to eliminate many of the repetitive image adjustment tasks when editing large volumes of images.


Using Color to Add Emotional Impact to a Photograph

JANUARY 27, 2011

Using Color to Add Emotional Impact to a Photograph

In this episode of the Complete Picture Julieanne discusses how the addition of color as well as supporting imagery can help reinforce the mood and message of a composite image that a single photograph may fail to do on its own. Discover how to composite images through the use of masking, blend modes, smart objects, gradients and edge effects.


When to Use Virtual Copies and Snapshots in LR3

NOVEMBER 17, 2010

When to Use Virtual Copies and Snapshots in LR3

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne breaks down the differences and points out the advantages of using virtual copies and snapshots in Lightroom 3. Since both features were designed for specific talks, discovering what they do best will allow you to take advantage of each of their strengths.


Single or Multiple Catalogs in LR

NOVEMBER 10, 2010

Single or Multiple Catalogs in LR3?

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne answers one of the most commonly asked questions, "should you use a single catalog for all of your photographs or should you use multiple catalogs?" As a general rule, she recommends that you use as few as possible, but discusses when using multiple could be beneficial.


Creating Diptychs & Triptychs (Part 2)

OCTOBER 20, 2010

Creating Diptychs & Triptychs (Part 2)

In this episode of the Complete Picture Julieanne demonstrates how to use Lightroom 3's Develop Module to use color, tone, placement of content, and stylistic effects to give a series of images a unified look and feel. Learn how to use leading lines to tie images together as well as repeating shape, detail and balance to form a cohesive story. Note: although this was recorded in Lightroom, many of the techniques can be replicated in Adobe Camera Raw in Photoshop CS5.


Creating Diptychs & Triptychs (Part 1)

OCTOBER 13, 2010

Creating Diptychs & Triptychs (Part 1)

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne discusses how to select multiple images to work together as diptychs and triptychs. Learn how to select photographs with similar attributes such as color and shape, mood and lighting, line and form will help to unify two (or more) photographs, perhaps even creating new meaning though the relationship of the imagery.


The Top 10 ways to Automate LR3 (Part 2)

SEPTEMBER 24, 2010

The Top 10 ways to Automate LR3 (Part 2)

In Part 2 of this 2-part episode Julieanne will demonstrate more ways to streamline Lightroom 3 by taking advantage of presets, templates, Collections, Virtual Copies (and more) in order to eliminate much of the repetitive post-capture tasks such as importing, tagging, developing, exporting and sharing photographs.


The Top 10 ways to Automate LR3 (Part 1)

SEPTEMBER 8, 2010

The Top 10 ways to Automate LR3 (Part 1)

In this episode Julieanne will demonstrate how to streamline Lightroom 3 by taking advantage of presets, templates, Collections, Virtual Copies (and more) in order to eliminate much of the repetitive post-capture tasks such as importing, tagging, developing, exporting and sharing photographs.


Creating Your Own Identity Plates in LR

AUGUST 25, 2010

Creating Your Own Identity Plates in LR

In this episode watch as Julieanne demonstrates how to create and save text and graphic presets to be used as Identity plates to brand your images when outputting them to slideshow, print and web. In addition, Julieanne will show you how to personalize your copy of Lightroom with your own Identity Plate.


Saving Changes to Your Photographs in LR

AUGUST 18, 2010

Saving Changes to Your Photographs in LR

In this episode Julieanne will explain how changes made to photographs are saved automatically to the Lightroom Catalog. Then Julieanne will demonstrate how to use both the "Save Metadata to Files" command as well as the "Automatically write changes to XMP" Catalog Setting to push changes made to photographs from the catalog into individual files (or sidecar files) so that they can be read and utilized within additional applications such as Adobe Bridge.


The Advantages of the DNG File Format

JULY 22, 2010

The Advantages of the DNG File Format

Discover the advantage of working with and archiving to the DNG raw file format over proprietary raw file formats as well as choose which tool to use to convert your files as you move through your workflow.


What's New in Lightroom 3

JUNE 7, 2010

What's New in Lightroom 3

Julieanne walks you through new features, workflows and enhancements in the latest release of Lightroom 3.

Lightroom 3 Getting Started Series

JUNE 7, 2010

1. Be Organized

Discover the most efficient method for downloading images into Lightroom and organizing them. Quickly import and manage your photo collection in a library that makes organizing, finding and editing your photos easy.

JUNE 7, 2010

2. Select, Rate and Prioritize Your Images

Find out which method of tagging images works best for the photography you do, and simplify the creation of collections of images.

JUNE 7, 2010

3. Lens Correction and Perspective Correction

Perfect your images by reducing lens defects like geometric distortion, chromatic aberration, and vignetting. Save time by combining crop, straighten, and perspective correction in one operation.

JUNE 7, 2010

4. Create Stunning Images

Learn the best way to make global and local color and tonal corrections to your images and take advantage of new world-class noise reduction capabilities.

JUNE 7, 2010

5. Converting Images to B/W

Convert images to black and white, as well as add tonal overlays, edge effects, and film grain textures.

JUNE 7, 2010

6. Moving Between Lightroom 3 and Photoshop CS5

Learn how to take a single image or multiple images for editing seamlessly between Lightroom and Photoshop. Also, see how to use Photoshop tools like Photomerge, HDR pro, and the export dialog in Lightroom for exporting multiple files.

JUNE 7, 2010

7. Publish a Slideshow

Learn how to create a slideshow by sequencing your images to tell the perfect story with music and output it to a movie.

JUNE 7, 2010

8. Print the Perfect Image

Learn how to use the Print module to bring your images into the spotlight and share with clients, friends or family. Also, see the new tools for making custom contact sheets and print packages.

JUNE 7, 2010

9. Share Images on the Web

Learn to use the Web module to publish to the popular online photo sharing sites with Lightroom's new Publish Services option in the Library module.

Lightroom 3 Beta

MARCH 22, 2010

What's New in Lightroom 3 beta 2 - Part 4

In this fourth episode in the What's New in Lightroom 3 Beta series you'll learn about the new features that are part of the Lightroom 3 beta 2 — the second beta release of Lightroom 3. Julieanne will walk you through the latest additional features to help you get started quickly.

OCTOBER 21, 2009

What's New in Lightroom 3 beta - Part 1

This is the first of a three part series introducing the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 Public Beta Program and the upcoming new features and enhancements to the new version.

OCTOBER 21, 2009

What's New in Lightroom 3 beta - Part 2

In this second tutorial Julieanne shows you the many new ways you can share and publish your images. Discover new features in the Slideshow module and the Print module, then learn about setting up direct access to photo sharing services on the web.

OCTOBER 21, 2009

What's New in Lightroom 3 beta - Part 3

Julieanne focuses on 25 new minor refinements in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 that could have a major impact on improving your workflow.

Lightroom 2.0

MARCH 9, 2010

Frequently Asked Questions in LR 2.0

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne talks about common questions she gets while on the road. These include: what causes the question marks in Lightroom? How do you relink files and folders? How do you archive files to another drive? And how do I work with my images offline or on another computer (Exporting a Catalog)?

MARCH 9, 2010

Selective Focus

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne shows us how to get great results with the Lens Blur Filter in Adobe Photoshop CS4.

FEBRUARY 12, 2010

Print Module in Lightroom

In this episode Julieanne takes an in-depth look at the Print Module options to discover unique ways to combine options and save them as custom templates.

FEBRUARY 1, 2010

Using a Secondary Display

In this episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne shows you how to use two monitors to take advantage of Lightroom's dual monitor solution.

JANUARY 28, 2010

Ask the Adobe Ones

Most photographers want to know if there is a difference between using Lightroom to make adjustments as opposed to using Camera Raw controls when opening into Photoshop through Bridge. Julieanne answers this frequently asked question while Kush thinks about ways to edit his pictures of the oceanfront of Trieste, Italy.

AUGUST 19, 2009

Expand Your Creative Possibilities with Lightroom 2

Join Julieanne and explore the creative processing tools in Lightroom. Learn to transform your initial captures from good to amazing with global edits, white balance, contrast, sharpening, and color enhancements. Delve into selective adjustments to dodge and burn, sharpen, and apply gradient filters to take your images to the next level. Learn how you can create professional and consistent presentations across multiple media including print, web and slideshows. (Requires Adobe login)

AUGUST 5, 2009

Timesaving Features in Lightroom 2

Join Julieanne as she demonstrates her 10 favorite customizable features that make an incredible difference when using LR. Discover these shortcuts and little-known features that not many photographers have had the time to find out about.

JULY 13, 2009

Working with DNG Camera Profiles

In this episode learn how to take advantage of the new Adobe Standard and Camera Matching DNG Camera Profiles in Lightroom 2 and Photoshop CS4. Discover how to best use and apply profiles by: customizing your default settings, synchronizing settings between images, and/or creating presets and applying them upon import — all that and more will be covered as we unlock the secrets of Camera Profiles.

JUNE 23, 2009

Automating LR and PS

Many of us have been automating our image processing for years in Photoshop — and we don't have to stop now! In this episode, learn how to create actions and droplets in Photoshop and hand them off to LR in order to batch process your workflow.

MAY 18, 2009

Email Directly from Lightroom

In this episode Julieanne will demonstrate how to configure LR so that you can export your images and email them with a single click!

APRIL 29, 2009

Custom Sort Orders

Let Julieanne walk you through the rules for how and when you can create custom sort (sequence) orders of your photographs in Lightroom 2.

APRIL 9, 2009

Getting started with Lightoom 2

Join Julieanne and learn more ways to pursue your passion for Photography with Lightroom 2. In this overview you'll learn how to import, manage and share your photographs using a simple, intuitive and yet powerful tool — creating amazing results from every shot! (Requires Adobe login)

JANUARY 6, 2009

Working with Multiple Catalogs in LR

Watch and uncover the most efficient way to work with multiple catalogs in Lightroom. Discover how to combine catalogs by merging a "location" catalog with one in the studio as well as exporting a subset of images as a catalog to retain essential features such as virtual copies, collections slideshows etc.

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Overview, Tips and Quick Reference Guide (PDF)

This is a "living document" that I use in many of my presentations. There is an outline of topics on the left with small hints and corresponding shortcuts on the right as well as links to longer training videos and additional resources. It is not meant to be a complete user manual – but students have asked that I post it. So here you are...

Lightroom Beta 2

What's New, Part 1: The Library Module

Discover how the Library Module's layout has been refined to provide a more intuitive image organization experience. Learn the numerous enhancements made to filtering, searching, intelligent keywording, dual monitor support and smart collections.

What's New, Part 2: The Develop Module

Learn how to take advantage of Lightroom’s world class leadership in Raw processing with their new non-destructive localized corrections including the new Graduated Filter Adjustment Brush and Post Crop Vignettes.

What's New, Part 3: Exporting Images, Photoshop Integration and the Output Modules

Discover the new export options and streamline your workflow when handing off images to Photoshop as Smart Objects, Layers HDR, and Panoramas. Discover the new picture package layout engine and additional new features for print, slideshow and web output.

The Library Module

Discover how the Library module layout has been refined to provide a more intuitive image organization experience. See the power behind intelligent, suggested keyword tagging, as well as support for multiple monitors and Smart Collections.

The Develop Module and Export Options

Discover all of the changes made to the Develop module including the new non-destructive localized corrections, post crop vignettes and detail sharpening previews. Learn how to most effectively load different types of infinitely editable corrective techniques including exposure, brightness and saturation, clarity and tint.

The Photoshop Integration and Output Modules

Discover the event tighter integration with Photoshop with Lightroom's ability to hand off files as Smart Objects, Panorama, HDR and Open as Layers. Then, explore the new Collections and Content panels across the output modules making it easy to move back and forth between sets of images as well as the new Picture Package, and printing options such as print to JPEG and sharpening by media.

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Crop and Straighten Images in LR

Learn the most efficient way use the crop and straighten tools in the develop and library modules in Lightroom to quickly modify a single images or an entire edit.

Making Quick Edits

Learn everything you need to know to make fast, easy color and tonal changes. Quickly decide if an image can be sufficiently corrected to warrant rating, further editing or inclusion in a collection.

The Slideshow Module

This tutorial covers how to create, customize, view and export a slideshow of images. Discover how to change layouts, add overlays, modify the backdrop and save templates to present your images looking their best.

Working with a Database (Catalog)

This tutorial will cover the advantages of working with a database program including multiple catalog support, and customizing preferences for your specific workflow.

Overview of User Interface

This tutorial covers Lightroom's interface including modules, panels, the filmstrip, and tool bar as well as covers essential keyboard shortcuts to navigate Lightroom more rapidly.

Customizing the Identity Plate

This tutorial covers how to set up, save and swap text and/or graphical identity plates, customize module picker button's text size and select/create a custom end panel.

Importing files from a Camera

This tutorial covers how to import files from a media card including import options such as previewing files, file handling (organization of images, and creation of backups), information to apply (develop settings, metadata and keywords), preferences for auto import and ejecting a card after import.

Importing files from a Disk

This tutorial covers the additional options when importing files from a disk — including importing photos from their current location, shortcuts and working with a raw+JPEG workflow. (for other options, please see the previous tutorial (Importing files from a Camera).

The DNG Workflow

This tutorial discusses the advantages of using the Digital Negative (DNG) file format — the publicly documented (non proprietary) raw file format including insertion of metadata directly into the file (no more working with sidecar files) and provides several different workflow examples including converting to DNG via the DNG converter, importing and converting files, converting to DNG after making changes as well as exporting to DNG.

Previewing Images in the Library

This tutorial covers the Grid and Loupe views in the library module as well as how to rotate, flip, change sort order, build previews and set preferences and learn shortcuts to navigate your images most quickly.

Selecting, Comparing, Stacking and Deleting Images

This tutorial discusses several ways to select, remove and delete images (from both Lightroom and your drive) as well as use both the Compare and Survey modes to help edit a series of images and then stack based on time or custom groupings.

Organizing Images in Lightroom

This tutorial walks through several ways of viewing and organizing your images including using, moving and creating folders, quick collections and collections.

Moving Files in Lightroom and the Finder

This tutorial discusses how to best move and work with files and discusses how Lightroom attempts to keep track of images if you move and delete files on the hard drive (as opposed to within the application).

Renaming Images in Lightroom

This tutorial covers how to rename individual images, batch rename groups of images and create and save file naming templates.

Exporting Files

This tutorial walks through the options in the Export dialog box including export destination, File naming, images settings, metadata, and "after export" options (including burning files to disk, and working with actions and droplets from Photoshop to continue batch processing) as well as saving export presets.

Editing in External Application

This tutorial covers choosing and setting preferences for rendering files to be used with an external image manipulation program such as Photoshop (including bit depth, color space and file format).

Working with Adobe Bridge

This tutorial covers the necessary steps needed to allow Lightroom and Bridge to work together by allowing the push and pull of metadata from Lightroom's database to individual files as well as some important tips and tricks for optimum compatibility.

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Photoshop Lightroom: An Introduction & Overview (PDF)

This PDF is the best way to discover what is Photoshop Lightroom, how a database program differs from a file browser, how Lightroom works with Adobe Camera Raw and how to integrate Lightroom with Bridge and Photoshop.

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Best Practices Using Photoshop Lightroom (PDF)

This PDF is an excellent starting point for establishing a workflow for both professional photographers as well as educators and students. It will help you (and your students and assistants) to efficiently organize, edit, develop and output images, while simultaneously completing assignments and meeting deadlines.