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