Lightroom Classic Video Tutorials

Adobe just announced a new addition to Adobe’s family of imaging products – the all-new Lightroom CC. This video provides an overview (The All-New Lightroom CC: An Overview), while this video discusses the differences between a cloud-centric (Lightroom CC) and desktop-centric (Lightroom Classic) workflow, so that you can decide which of the Lightroom desktop applications is best for your photography (The All-New Lightroom CC or Lightroom Classic – Which Workflow is Best for You?).

Update: 10-2017 The following videos are a part of a getting started series for the desktop-centric Lightroom application now branded as Lightroom Classic.

Lightroom CC or Bridge – Which is the Right Application to Manage your Workflow?
Lightroom CC – Overview of the Lightroom Interface


Lightroom CC –  Importing Images From a Camera Card
Lightroom CC  –  Importing Photos from your Computer into Lightroom

New – Viewing Images Quickly with the New Embedded Preview Workflow in Lightroom Classic. (October, 2017)

Quick Tip – Creating a Custom File Renaming Templates in Lightroom 

Quick Tip – Adding Copyright and Contact Information to Photographs in Lightroom

Quick Tip – Why Does the Photograph’s Preview Change in Lightroom and Bridge After Import? 

Quick Tip – How to Stop Lightroom from Switching Folders After Importing Files

Quick Tip – Batch Processing the application of Develop Module Styles on Import


Lightroom CC –  Organizing Your Photographs

Quick Tip – Don’t Move Photos Behind Lightroom’s Back 

Quick Tip – How to Copy Files to an External Drive in Lightroom

Quick Tip – Synchronizing Folders in Lightroom.

Lightroom CC –  Viewing and Selecting Images

Quick Tip – Creating Custom Sort Orders in Lightroom 

Quick Tip – Customizing View Options in Lightroom 

Quick Tip – Mastering the Mysterious Multi-Select in Lightroom

Quick Tip – The Painter Tool in Lightroom 

Lightroom CC –  Comparing, Rating, and Prioritizing Images

Quick Tip – Deleting Photographs in Lightroom 

Lightroom CC –  Using Filters to Quickly Find Photos

Quick Tip – How to Find Your Files Quickly in Lightroom Using Filters (including Locking options)

Lightroom CC –  Creating Custom Collections of Images

Quick Tip – Working with Smart Collections in Lightroom 

Quick Tip – How to Quickly Add Photographs to a Target Collection in Lightroom

Quick Tip – How to View Your Best Photos from the Past Six Months in Lightroom using Smart Collections

Quick Tip – When to use Virtual Copies and Snapshots in Lightroom

Lightroom CC – Face Detection and Recognition
Lightroom CC – Raw High Dynamic Range (HDR) Imaging 
Lightroom CC – Stitching Raw Panoramas

How to Change Capture Time in Lightroom to adjust for multiple cameras or time zone changes 

Creating Smart Previews when Working Offline

Lightroom CC – Working with DSLR Video
Lightroom CC – Web Collection Sharing Across Devices
     Tethered Capture in Lightroom
     The Advantages of the DNG File Format
     DNG Enhancements in Lightroom 


New – The Power of Profiles in Lightroom Classic (April, 2018)
Lightroom CC –  Cropping Images

Quick Tip – Saving Changes to Files in Lightroom 

Lightroom CC –  Create Stunning Images using the Basic Panel

Quick Tip – Shadow and Highlight Clipping Warnings In Lightroom 

Quick Tip – Applying Changes to Multiple Images in Lightroom 

Lightroom CC –  Removing Lens Distortions and Correcting Perspective
Lightroom CC – Guided Upright Corrections in Lightroom CC

Quick Tip – Multiple Undo, the History Panel, and Before and After View in Lightroom 

Lightroom CC –  Changing Hue, Saturation, and Luminance

Quick Tip – Selective Coloring Effects in Lightroom 

Lightroom CC –  Using the Radial and Graduated Filters
Lightroom CC –  Enhancing Isolated Areas of an Image with the Adjustment Brush

New – Lightroom Classic Color and Luminance Range Masking (October, 2017)

Lightroom CC –  Removing Dust Spots and Imperfections
Lightroom CC –  Converting Photographs to Black and White

Quick Tip – Taking Advantage of Virtual Copies in Lightroom 

Lightroom CC –  Adding Color Toning to Black and White Images

Quick Tip – Adding Cross Process Effects in Lightroom 

Lightroom CC –  Adding Vignette and Grain Effects
Lightroom CC – Making Global and Local Corrections using Dehaze
Lightroom CC –  Creating and Saving Presets in the Develop Module

Quick Tip – Making Relative vs Absolute Adjustments using the Develop Module VS Quick Develop 

     Using Lightroom With Two Monitors
     Soft Proofing images to manage color in Lightroom
     Working with Camera Profiles in Lightroom


Lightroom CC –  Viewing Images on a Map


Lightroom CC –  Moving Between Lightroom and Photoshop

Quick Tip – Panorama Merge within Lightroom CC 

Quick Tip – High Dynamic Range Imaging within Lightroom CC 

Quick Tip – Opening Multiple Photographs into a Single Photoshop File 

The Difference Between “Edit in Photoshop” and “Open as Smart Object”

Opening Files from Lightroom into Photoshop – Round-tripping FAQ

Lightroom CC –  Exporting Images

Quick Tip – Create a Custom Watermark in Lightroom 

Quick Tip – Emailing Photos from Lightroom 


Lightroom CC –  Book Module Basics
Lightroom CC –  Modifying Book Layouts

Quick Tip – Customizing Page Templates in Lightroom 

Lightroom CC –  Working with Text in The Book Module

Quick Tip – Setting Text Over a Background Image in Lightroom. 

     Improved Book Creation Experience (page numbering, easier text creation and custom templates)


Lightroom CC –  Publish a Slideshow

Quick Tip – Creating a Custom Identity Plate in Lightroom 

Lightroom CC – Improved Slideshow Creation in Lightroom CC 


Lightroom CC –  Print the Perfect Image
Lightroom CC –  Printing a Contact Sheet of Photographs

Quick Tip – Printing Multiple Images to a Single JPEG in Lightroom. 

Quick Tips for the Lightroom Print Module (templates, edge effects, screened back images and more)


Lightroom CC –  Using the Web Module to Create Galleries
Lightroom CC – Publishing Collections of Photographs to Facebook
Lightroom CC – Going from Desktop to Mobile – An Introduction to Lightroom Mobile

How to Use Lightroom On Location (and merge catalogs when you return to the studio)
Lightroom Backup Strategies
When to use single or Multiple Catalogs in Lightroom
How to Optimize  Lightroom’s Performance through hardware, software and preferences 
Merging Individual Lightroom Catalogs into a Master Catalog for a simpler, easy-to-search solution

Quick Tip – How to Remove Unwanted Collections when Exporting Catalogs in Lightroom

Quick Tip – How to Prevent Lightroom’s Previews File from Taking Over the Hard Drive

How To Migrate Lightroom to Another Computer


Using Photoshop Actions and Droplets With Lightroom to Automate your Workflow
The Top 10 Ways to Automate Lightroom (Part 1)
The Top 10 Ways to Automate Lightroom (Part 2)
     Quick Tip – How to work with Presets in Lightroom (update, rename, and delete)

Hidden Gems in Lightroom CC (04-2015)



 Lightroom for Web – Accessing Your Photographs Using any Web Browser

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