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Course Description

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.   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.   No previous experience is required.  Both the beginner and seasoned user can benefit from this course as it starts with the basics of the program including navigation and continues on to more advanced features. 

In this course, you will learn how to...

·    Import images into the program

·    Organize images using metadata and collections

·    Make color corrections to images

·    Crop, rotate and straighten images

·    Use tools to add gradients, remove objects, and add effects

·    Add borders and backgrounds to images

·    Create and publish photobooks and stunning slideshows

·    Print images using layouts and templates

·    Create online photo galleries

·    Export images

·    And more

You do not need to have access to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom to take or complete this course. However, it is recommended.  Please note that a 30 day free trial of the current version of  Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is available on the Adobe website for those who want to follow along with the course.

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider

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. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Review Article: Adobe Lightroom Official Site
  • Take Poll: Your experience with photography
  • Take Survey: Experience with Lighroom
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Assignment: Introduction to Photoshop Lighroom for Beginners
  • Complete: 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. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Managing photos in Lightroom; Adobe TV- Importing Your Images
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Assignment
  • Complete: 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
  • Review Article: The Lightroom Workspace
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Assignment
  • Complete: 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. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Review Article: Lightroom Help/ Import photos from a folder on a harddrive
  • Complete: Lesson 4 Assignment
  • Complete: 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. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: 5 Lightroom Organizing Mistakes and How To Avoid Them; How to Organize Your Photos with Lightroom So You Can Always Find Them Quickly
  • Complete: Lesson 5 Assignment
  • Complete: 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 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Lightroom Help / Editing photos in the Develop module; Sharpening an Image
  • Complete: Lesson 6 Assignment
  • Complete: 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. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Editing your pictures with local adjustments using Lightroom; Image Editing in Lightroom 5: Correcting Overexposed and Underexposed Images
  • Review Video: How To Adjust Multiple Photos At The Same Time In Lightroom 5
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Exam

Lesson 8: Photobooks

In this lesson, we are going to focus on creating photobooks using the Book module. 9 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Lightroom Help / Create a photo book in Lightroom 5; Photo editing and book-making all in one place
  • Complete: Lesson 8 Assignment
  • Complete: 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. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Creating a slideshow in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5; Video Tutorial ? Publish a Slideshow in Lightroom 5
  • Complete: Lesson 9 Assignment
  • Complete: 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. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Review Article: Lightroom 5 - Print the Perfect Image
  • Review Video: The Tricks To Borderless Printing Inside Lightroom
  • Complete: Lesson 10 Assignment
  • Complete: 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. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 11 Video
  • Review 3 Articles: Creative Cloud for Photographers - Publish Lightroom Web Galleries to Creative Cloud; Generating a web gallery; Lightroom 5 - Share Images Online
  • Complete: Lesson 11 Assignment
  • Complete: 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
  • Review Article: Data Safety Procedures: How to Keep Your Images Safe From Shoot to Computer
  • Take Poll: Course Completion Poll: Your Thoughts
  • Take Survey: Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
  • Complete: Lesson 12 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 12 Exam
  • Complete: 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, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

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Course Title: Adobe Lightroom 101
Course Number: 8900316
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Course Type: Computer Skill (Self-Paced, Online Class)
CEU Value: 1.0 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
Instructor: UniversalClass Staff Instructors
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Course Fee: $50.00 (no CEU Certification) || with Online CEU Certification: $75.00

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