The Enthusiast’s Guide to Lightroom: 55 Photographic Principles You Need to Know teaches you how to get the most out of Adobe Lightroom, the most popular image-editing software on the market. Photographer and author Rafael "RC" Concepcion covers organizing, importing, developing, outputting, and sharing your images with Adobe Lightroom.
Chapters are divided into a series of numbered lessons, with each lesson providing what you need to get started on your journey to harnessing Lightroom's power in order to organize, process, and share your images. Lessons include:
- 4. Importing a Folder of Images into Lightroom
- 16. The Powerful FourExploring the Basic Panel
- 18. Clarity, Vibrance, and Saturation
- 24. Local Adjustments to Make Great Images Better
- 31. Creating Lightroom Presets
- 42. Setting Print Preferences
- 53. Finding Missing Files and Folders
Written in a friendly and approachable manner and illustrated with examples that drive home each lesson, The Enthusiast’s Guide to Lightroom is designed to be effective and efficient, friendly and fun. Read an entire chapter at once, or read just one topic at a time. With either approach, you’ll quickly learn a lot so you can confidently dive into Lightroom and create stunning images.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Chapter 1: Get Organized
- Chapter 2: Developing Your Image
- Chapter 3: Next-Level Editing in Lightroom
- Chapter 4: Sharing Your Images via the Slideshow Module
- Chapter 5: Creating a Book in Lightroom
- Chapter 6: Printing Images
- Chapter 7: Forgotten Modules and Maintenance
About the Author
An Adobe Certified Instructor in Photoshop, Illustrator, and Lightroom, Rafael “RC” Concepcion has over 16 years’ experience in the IT and ecommerce industries, and he spends his days developing content for all applications in the Adobe Creative Suite. RC also worked with Adobe to write the Adobe Certified Expert exam for Photoshop CS6, Lightroom 4, and Lightroom 5. He is the bestselling author of the books Get Your Photography on the Web and The HDR Book.
A sought after public speaker, RC has held training seminars around the world, and has served as guest instructor for the Digital Landscape Workshop Series with Moose Peterson, Advanced Flash Photography at Jade Mountain with Joe McNally, His Light workshops with famed landscape photographer Bill Fortney, The Voices That Matter web conference in San Francisco, and Gulf Photo Plus in the United Arab Emirates. You can find RC online at www.aboutrc.com.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Get Organized
Chapter 2: Managing Exposure
Chapter 3: Next-Level Editing
Chapter 4: Sharing Your Images with the Slideshow
Chapter 5: Creating a Book
Chapter 6: Printing Your Images
Chapter 7: Forgotten Modules and Maintenance