Lightroom V1.0 Tutorial Table of Contents

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All ‘chapter markers’ can be accessed through the drop-down menus of the individual QuickTime files as seen in the picture above.


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About The Tutorial

The tutorial is divided into nine video files. Jump to the appropriate module using these links.

1 -Introduction

2 & 3 -Library Module

4, 5 & 6 -Develop Module

7 -Print, Slideshow & Web Modules

8 -Preferences & Conclusion

9 -Lightroom v.1.1 Update

Each Video file is numbered, titled & the file length is given: 00:00 (minutes:seconds)

Each dashed line (-) represents a chapter marker in the QuickTime video file
Chapter markers followed by … indicate sub-chapters that follow
Chapters markers preceded by … indicate a sub-chapter

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File 1. ‘LRT_Intro.mov’ 17:28

- Introduction
- Workflow app
- Organise by Folders
- ‘Shoots’ are now ‘Folders’
- Lightroom Modules & Database
- User Interface…
- …hide panels
- …’bin’ is now ‘Film Strip’
- …’F’ key
- …Survey & Compare
- …Navigator: Fit Fill & other views
- …Cursor has magnifier as default

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File 2. ‘LRT_Library_1of2.mov’ 35:24

- Import
- Import Dialog box …
- …Keywords
- …Develop settings and Metadata
- Progress bar & multi-threading
- Previous Import
- Folders & off-line files
- Folder Structuring & Find
- Folders 1:1 with directories
- LR Database files
- Solo mode
- Collections
- Quick Collections
- Keywords – in detail

 

File 3. ‘LRT_Library_2of2.mov’ 29:04

- Metadata
- Quick Develop…
- …Auto Tone
- Camera Raw Pipeline
- …LR’s default adjustment at import?
- …presets
- …purpose of Quick Develop
- User Interface View options …
- …tab to hide side panels
- …shift-tab to hide all
- …Tool Bar
- …Tool Bar options
- …Set grid view options
- ‘J’ key
- Badges
- Set Sort order…
- …user defined
- Filter sort order …
- …by flag
- …by rank & colour label
- File Path
- Lights Out mode
- ‘I’ key for information
- Stacking
- Virtual copies

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File 4. ‘LRT_Develop_1of3.mov’ 31:00

- Develop Module Overview
- Level & Crop
- ‘Basic’ Tools…
- …White Balance
- …Exposure
- …Brightness & Contrast
- …Vibrance & Saturation
- …Exposure Recovery & Fill Light
- Tone Curve
- Grayscale Mixer
- Use of Before & After View

 

File 5. ‘LRT_Develop_2of3.mov’ 34:49

- Split toning for B&W
- Use of Snapshot & Preset
- Split toning for colour …
- …warming highlights
- …creative effects – cross curve
- …export a Preset
- Detail: Sharpening & Noise Reduction
- Camera Calibration …
- …calibration Profile
- …daylight & tungsten Profiles
- Lens Corrections …
- …Chromatic Aberration
- …Vignetting

 

File 6. ‘LRT_Develop_3of3.mov’ 37:56

- Spot Healing …
- …Clone / Heal Tool
- …drag select tool
- …’speed spotting’ demo
- HSL / Color
- Snapshots & History …
- …edit Snapshot
- Edit in Photoshop …
- …adjust sky
- …mid-tone adjustment

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File 7. ‘LRT_PrintSldshwWb_1of1.mov’ 45:36

- Print: Contact Sheet…
- …Templates
- …Image Settings
- …Layout
- …Show Guides
- Overlays…
- …Identity Plate
- …Page Options
- Print Job – Draft Mode
- Print as PDF
- Fine Art Printing…
- …Image Settings
- Sizing
- Resolution
- Colour Management & Profiles
- Render Intent
- Sharpening
- Page Setup & Print Settings…
- …can be saved…
- …as a Template!
- updating Template

- Slideshow…(at 27:37)
- …Template Browser
- …Options
- …Layout
- …Overlays
- …Backdrop
- Playback
- Export
- Play
- Antarctic slideshow

- Web…(at 37:05)
- …Templates
- …Flash or HTML
- …Appearance
- …Image Settings
- Preview in browser
- Editable format
- Watermark & captions
- Upload or Export

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File 8. ‘LRT_CnclsnPrfs_1of1.mov’ 33:31

- General Prefs…
- …Default Library
- …Back up Library
- …Restore Presets
- External Editors…
- …TIFF or PSD?
- …Colour Space?
- …Compression
- …additional Editors?
- File Management…
- …Import Dialog
- …camera folder names
- …preview size
- …Metadata
- …File Names
- Interface…
- …Lights Out settings
- …Background
- …Tweaks
- Using Bridge as a browser (at13:52)
- Camera Raw 4
- Conclusion
- …a beer
- …a toast
- …Competitors to Lightroom
- Wrap-up: 2 perspectives
- Rule 5

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File 9. ‘LRT_Spare_1of2.mov’ 36:30

Michael & Jeff Schewe demonstrate the significant changes in LR v.1.1

 

Develop: – Input Sharpening
- Noise Reduction
- Defringe
- Clarity

Print: -Print Resolution

-Library: – Export as Catalog
- Catalog Settings
- Synchronize Folder
- Synchronize Metadata
- Import from Catalog
- Painter (Parametric brush)

-Preferences: – Catalog Settings
- Presets
- Import: JPEGs
- DNG Creation
- External Editing

- Export Raws

 

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January – March , 2007