Unlock the power of Lightroom with Explore Lightroom 4: A Roadmap for Photographers from Cengage. Whether you are new to Lightroom or wish to explore the many new additions to Lightroom 4, this book will help you master Lightroom’s newest capabilities, such as soft-proofing, photo book creation, extended video support, organizing your Lightroom library with keywords, geotagging, mapping, editing techniques using Lightroom's rich palette of tools—to refine and enhance your photos, outputting your photos via print, slideshows, and websites.
- Provides a comprehensive guide to the latest version of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.
- Organized so it can be used as a front-to-back manual on the program, or as a handy reference guide where specific topics can be flipped to easily.
- Applicable to photographers of all experience levels and backgrounds.
- Includes various tips, tricks, and workflow suggestions that put Lightroom in a real world context for the reader.
- About the Author
- Gene McCullagh is an Adobe Community Professional and an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop Lightroom, Photoshop, and inDesign. A freelance photographer based near Dallas, Texas, he belongs to the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) and the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP). Gene is the Manager and Co-Founder of the Dallas Fort Worth Adobe User Group (DFWAUG). He has been involved with Lightroom since the original beta release and enjoys teaching photographers about this versatile tool. In addition to running Lightroom Secrets, Gene also contributes to blogs, moderates on the Adobe forums, and helps users at Adobe's Lightroom Community Help site. He has published several feature articles in Photoshop User magazine.
- Table of Contents
1. What’s New in Lightroom 4
2. The Lightroom Way
3. Getting Images into Lightroom
4. Using the Side Door: Other Import Methods
5. Library—Part One
6. Library—Part Two
7. Organizing Your Images—The “Where”
8. Organizing Your Images—The “What”
10. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
11. What’s Your Preference?
12. Lightroom’s Approach to Image Editing
13. Develop-Part One
14. Develop-Part Two
15. The World in Black and White
16. Physical Changes
17. Digital Options