Online Class: Adobe Lightroom 101

This course will teach you the features in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, as well as help you master the skills needed to be able to successfully use the program.

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Course Description

Illuminate Your Photography: A Deep Dive into Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

In the expansive realm of photo editing, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom stands as a beacon, marrying the prowess of image management with the finesse of detailed editing. It's not just another program; it’s a transformative tool that turns ordinary into extraordinary, making every click, every pixel, and every moment captured resonate with perfection. And our meticulously crafted course is your key to unlock the boundless potential this software offers.

Welcome to our in-depth exploration of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, tailored to empower both neophytes and seasoned aficionados. For those taking their first steps in the world of Lightroom, we’ll guide you gently through its expansive corridors. For the veterans, our course serves as a deep dive into the more intricate corners and hidden treasures of the software, ensuring you harness every facet of its capabilities.

Here's a curated map of the enriching journey we have charted for you:

  1. The Importing Essence: Learn the art and science of seamlessly introducing your images to the Lightroom universe.
  2. Masterful Organization: Dive into the world of metadata and collections, ensuring every image is right where it needs to be.
  3. Color Correction Craft: Turn imbalances into impeccable color harmony, making every image sing.
  4. Precise Alterations: Master the techniques to crop, rotate, and straighten, ensuring each frame aligns with your vision.
  5. Advanced Tool Magic: From gradients that add depth, to removing unwanted elements and overlaying mesmerizing effects, learn to elevate every image.
  6. Embellishing Touches: Add refined borders and backgrounds, breathing additional life into every photograph.
  7. Narrative Creations: Design photobooks that tell stories and curate slideshows that captivate from start to finish.
  8. Printing Perfection: Translate digital brilliance onto paper, utilizing versatile layouts and templates.
  9. Showcase Your Mastery: Create online galleries that do more than just display — they mesmerize.
  10. Effortless Exporting: Learn the nuances of exporting your masterpieces for diverse platforms and purposes.
  11. ...And Beyond: The world of Lightroom is vast, and we've packed a plethora of additional insights and techniques to amplify your editing journey.

While the hands-on experience is the best teacher, and having Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is advantageous, it's not mandatory to embark on this course. However, for those eager to apply the newly acquired knowledge in real-time, we highly recommend having the software.

In a world inundated with images, make yours stand out. Immerse yourself in this course and elevate your photos from mere memories to timeless masterpieces. Whether you’re chronicling moments or creating art, with Lightroom and our expert guidance, every image you touch will shimmer with professionalism and poise. Join us, and let's co-create your photographic legacy.

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Course Lessons

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Lesson 1: Introduction to Photoshop Lightroom

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is a photo editing and management program offered by Adobe, allowing users to manage and edit multiple images at once using the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom interface. Additional lesson topics: The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Several Book for Digital Photographers Voices That Matter ; Adobe Lightroom Official Site 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Lesson discussions: Your experience with photography; Experience with Lighroom; Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Assignment: Introduction to Photoshop Lighroom for Beginners
  • Assessment: Lesson 1 Exam

Lesson 2: Managing Images in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Now that we have introduced you to the interface and modules in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, we are going to start to dig in by teaching you the basics of importing images into the program, then beginning to organize and work with them. Additional lesson topics: Managing photos in Lightroom 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 2 Exam

Lesson 3: Becoming Familiar with the Workspace

In this lesson, we are going to talk more about the workspace, including how you can customize it to fit your needs. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 3 Exam

Lesson 4: Importing Images

If you have a device that stores images, and you have a way to transfer those images to your computer, chances are you can import directly into Lightroom. Additional lesson topics: Lightroom Help/ Import photos from a folder on a harddrive 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 4 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 4 Exam

Lesson 5: Organizing Images in Lightroom

Being able to organize your images will be critical to being able to find those images when you need them. Additional lesson topics: 5 Lightroom Organizing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them; How to Organize Your Photos with Lightroom So You Can Always Find Them Quickly 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 5 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 5 Exam

Lesson 6: Editing and Adjusting Images

In Lightroom, all changes you make are listed with your image in the catalog, but not applied to the image until you export it. Even then, the original stays in-tact Additional lesson topics: Lightroom Help / Editing photos in the Develop module; Sharpening an Image 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 6 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 6 Exam

Lesson 7: Editing and Adjusting Images Continued

In this lesson, we are going to continue exploring the right panel group.You will learn even more ways to edit and adjust your images while working in Lightroom. Additional lesson topics: Editing your pictures with local adjustments using Lightroom; How to Adjust Multiple Photos At The Same Time In Lightroom 5; Image Editing in Lightroom 5: Correcting Overexposed and Underexposed Images 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 7 Exam

Lesson 8: Photobooks

In this lesson, we are going to focus on creating photobooks using the Book module. Additional lesson topics: Lightroom Help / Create a photo book in Lightroom 5; Photo editing and book-making all in one place 9 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 8 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 8 Exam

Lesson 9: Creating Slideshows

To create slideshows in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, you will use the slideshow module. However, you will want to import the images you want to include in your slideshow, as well as place those images into a collection. Additional lesson topics: Creating a slideshow in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5; Video Tutorial ? Publish a Slideshow in Lightroom 5 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 9 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 9 Exam

Lesson 10: Printing Images

Lightroom offers dozens of templates to help you create professional layouts for printing, as well as tools and controls to customize the layouts. Additional lesson topics: The Tricks to Borderless Printing Inside Lightroom; Lightroom 5 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 10 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 10 Exam

Lesson 11: Publishing to the Web

In this lesson, we will cover the methods you can use to publish your images to the web. Additional lesson topics: Generating a web gallery; Lightroom 5; Creative Cloud for Photographers 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 11 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 11 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 11 Exam

Lesson 12: Keeping Your Images and Data Safe

In this lesson, we are going to talk about ways you can protect all your images and hard work in Lightroom from things such as computer crashes and even theft. 63 Total Points
  • Lesson 12 Video
  • Lesson discussions: Course Completion Poll: Your Thoughts; Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course); Course Comments
  • Complete: Lesson 12 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 12 Exam
  • Assessment: The Final Exam
Total Course Points

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe what Photoshop Lightroom and how it can be useful for your digital photos.
  • Demonstrate managing images in adobe Photoshop Lightroom.
  • Demonstrate importing, editing, and organizing images in Lightroom.
  • Demonstrate creating and using Photobooks.
  • Demonstrate creating slideshows.
  • Demonstrate printing images and publishing to the web.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

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Course Title: Adobe Lightroom 101
Course Number: 8900316
Lessons Rating: 4.3 / 5 Stars (402 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Availability: This course is online and available in all 50 states including: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Texas.
Last Updated: December 2023
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 0.8 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Course Fee: $120.00 U.S. dollars

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