Adobe Lightroom: A Complete Course and Compendium of Features (Paperback)

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Adobe Lightroom: A Complete Course and Compendium of Features is your guide to using Adobe Lightroom for importing, organizing, editing, and outputting your images. Whether you're keywording your most recent shoot, organizing your photo library, or developing and printing your best five-star images, Lightroom is the tool for you--and this book will teach you what you need to know.

First, with a complete Course that includes a set of projects and lessons created by photographer and author Jeff Carlson, you will learn the procedures needed to use Lightroom effectively and professionally. Dozens of lessons are included that can be applied to any number of photographs or situations you'll encounter in Lightroom. Through these step-by-step lessons, you'll be exposed to all of Lightroom's features in practical contexts and its best practices for an optimal workflow.

Then, for greater depth of knowledge and subsequent reference, you'll use the Compendium to uncover more of the "how" and "why" of Lightroom. With each topic easy to access, you can find and explore all of Lightroom's key features and concepts in depth. With cross references between the Course and Compendium, the two parts of the book complement each other perfectly. Best of all, when the lessons in the Course are done, the Compendium will continue to serve for months and years to come.

Learn step by step how to:

  • - Set up an ideal workspace in Lightroom
  • - Import and organize your images
  • - Develop your photographs with powerful global and sophisticated local adjustments
  • - Become incredibly efficient in your use of Lightroom, from creating and applying presets to using quick keyboard shortcuts to syncing changes across numerous images
  • - Output your work for any purpose
  • - And much more

About the Author

Author and photographer Jeff Carlson is a columnist for the Seattle Times, a contributing editor for TidBITS, and writes for outlets such as Macworld. He is the author of numerous books, including Take Control of Your Digital Photos; Aurora HDR and Aurora HDR Professional: A Photoversity Guide; Photos for OS X and iOS; Apple Watch: A Take Control Crash Course; The iPad for Photographers; iPad and iPhone Video; and The Connected Apple Family. Visit Jeff online at

Product Details
ISBN: 9781681988054
ISBN-10: 1681988054
Publisher: Rocky Nook
Publication Date: March 28th, 2023
Pages: 416
Language: English