What you’ll learn
The Foundations of the Lightroom Develop Module
Navigating the Develop Module
Working with the Collections Panel
Various View Options (Loupe, Compare)
Various Image Enhancement Tools and Techniques used by Professionals
Spot Removal, Clone Tool, Red Eye Reduction, Adjustment Brush, Tone Adjustments
HSL Adjustments, Spit Toning, Sharpening, Noise Removal, Vignetting, Dehazing
RAW White Balance and Calibration
This course offers a comprehensive guide for students interested in learning how to effectively use the Lightroom develop module to perform enhancements on individual photos or image collections. The course starts from the foundations, where we explore the Lightroom Classic CC interface, and setting up an image catalog. Here, students will learn to configure a catalog and a number of other application preferences, such as import file handling and metadata. From there, we dive into image file formats where students are introduced to a number of key terms relevant to both photography and image retouching. Students will learn the importance of file formats, color spaces, image resolution, pixel density, and the notorious RAW file. We also explore file handling options, interface preferences, identity plate setup and watermarking with both text and graphics.
Once students are familiar with accessing the various interface components to perform a multitude of image sorting and organization tasks, we dive into one of the most powerful features of Lightroom: The Develop Module. Here students will start with exploring the Develop module interface along with the preset, and history panel. From there we will visit the collections panel before exploring a number of view options such as Loupe View and Compare view, for the ultimate in versatility when performing professional image enhancements. Students will learn to copy and paste image adjustments across a number of different images, while exploring a variety of image enhancement tools such as exposure correction, cloning, spot removal, red eye reduction, graduated filters, and white balance correction. In addition to simple adjustments, we also demonstrate how to perform intermediate enhancements using retouching techniques that are used in studios. This includes Tone curve adjustments, noise reduction, split toning, image sharpening, lens corrections, artistic vignetting and dehazing.
As you can see this course covers a number of topics that are essential to anyone starting off in the digital image enhancement arena. It’s also a great resource for both professional and aspiring photographers that are looking to take their existing shots to the next level. If you’re as exciting as we are about this course, hit the enroll but and let’s get started.
Who this course is for:
- Students interested in performing image adjustments using Adobe Lightroom Classic CC.
- Students specifically interested in the Lightroom Classic CC Develop Module for Image Enhancements.