Photoshop Lightroom 2 For Dummies [NOOK Book]

Overview

The secrets of Lightroom explained in plain English!

Whether you're new to Lightroom or just want to get the most out of it, you've come to the right place. Discover how Lightroom's five modules work together to improve your workflow, so you can manage data for batch processing, streamline the fine-tuning, and produce eye-popping images, prints, Web galleries, and slideshows with less hassle.

  • Manage with modules — organize with Library, edit ...
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Photoshop Lightroom 2 For Dummies

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Overview

The secrets of Lightroom explained in plain English!

Whether you're new to Lightroom or just want to get the most out of it, you've come to the right place. Discover how Lightroom's five modules work together to improve your workflow, so you can manage data for batch processing, streamline the fine-tuning, and produce eye-popping images, prints, Web galleries, and slideshows with less hassle.

  • Manage with modules — organize with Library, edit with Develop, create presentations with Slideshow, use Print for a color-managed workflow, and put images online with Web
  • Save time — leverage the power of Lightroom's database to manage and process images with a single tool
  • Maximize the Catalog — customize and optimize Lightroom's database nerve center
  • Streamline — create file name templates for batch renaming and embed information with metadata templates
  • Clean it up — customize the interface to clear away clutter and make your workspace look just the way you want

Open the book and find:

  • Solutions for setting up and managing your workflow
  • Steps for automatically renaming files and adding metadata when importing
  • Time-saving tips using the Quick Develop panel
  • How to make adjustments and fix common problems without altering the original image data
  • What the Grid, Loupe, Compare, and Survey views offer
  • How simple it is to generate sophisticated online Web galleries and slide shows
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118052617
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/27/2011
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 1,130,826
  • File size: 24 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Rob Sylvan is a trainer, instructional designer, writer, Web developer, and photographer. He is a Help Desk Specialist for the National Association of Photoshop Professionals and he's the Site Director for iStockphoto.com. Rob writes the Lightroom-focused "Under the Loupe" column for Photoshop User magazine.
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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Setting Yourself Up for Success.

Chapter 1: Introducing Lightroom.

Chapter 2: Understanding the Role of the Lightroom Catalog.

Chapter 3: Digital Photo Basics.

Part II: Managing Your Photo.

Chapter 4: Tackling the Import Process.

Chapter 5: Viewing and Finding Photos in the Library.

Chapter 6: Organizing and Developing from the Library.

Part III: Working in Your Digital Darkroom.

Chapter 7: Develop Module Basics.

Chapter 8: Taking Your Photos to the Next Level.

Chapter 9: Using an External Editor.

Part IV: Sharing Your Work with the World.

Chapter 10: Exporting Photos.

Chapter 11: Producing a Slideshow.

Chapter 12: Building a Web Gallery.

Chapter 13: Making Your Own Prints.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 14: Ten Resources All Lightroom Users Need To Know.

Chapter 15: Ten Common Lightroom Problems and Their Solutions.

Index.

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