Photoshop Lightroom 3 Visual QuickStart Guide

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-06-28
  • Publisher: Peachpit Press

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This book uses simple step-by-step instructions, loads of screen shots, and an array of time-saving tips and tricks, serving both as the quickest route to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 mastery for new users, and a handy reference for more experienced digital photographers. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 was designed from the ground up with digital photographers in mind, offering powerful editing features in a streamlined interface that lets photographers import, sort, and organize images. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3: Visual QuickStart Guide is the definitive task-based tutorial for digital photographers needing a jump-start on the complete range of features available in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3. Master this workflow application quickly and completely by working from beginning to end or just skip to the task you need right now. It's all covered, everything from importing, organizing and processing images, to managing and showcasing your images - whether it's one shot or an entire shoot.

Author Biography

Nolan Hester has worked as a darkroom technician, ad studio assistant, and photojournalist. His photos have appeared online and in print for a variety of outlets, including ZesterDaily.com and Alaska magazine. His landscape, travel, and Web photography have inspired many of the timesaving tips and techniques described in his more than 20 books for Peachpit Press. Like every photographer, Nolan truly believes he'll eventually find the perfect camera bag.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. xi
Lightroom 3 Overviewp. 1
Library Modulep. 3
Develop Modulep. 6
Slideshow Modulep. 8
Print Modulep. 9
Web Modulep. 10
Controlling the Panelsp. 11
Setting Your Work Viewp. 13
Putting it all Togetherp. 16
Importing Imagesp. 17
Check Import Settingsp. 18
Importing Imagesp. 19
Putting it all Togetherp. 34
Using Catalogsp. 35
Exporting Catalogsp. 37
Importing Catalogsp. 38
Merging Catalogsp. 41
Switching Catalogsp. 45
Backing Up Catalogsp. 46
Putting it all Togetherp. 48
Navigating the Libraryp. 49
Using the Toolbarp. 50
Setting Library Sourcep. 51
Setting the Library Viewp. 52
Grid and Loupe View Optionsp. 53
Setting Thumbnail Sizep. 58
Setting Sort Viewp. 58
Rearranging Photosp. 59
Moving Through Photosp. 60
Selecting Imagesp. 62
Rotating Imagesp. 63
Putting it all Togetherp. 64
Organizing and Reviewing Imagesp. 65
Dimming the Lightsp. 66
Stacking Photosp. 68
Flagging Photosp. 73
Using Ratings and Labelsp. 77
Using the Compare and Survey Viewsp. 83
Removing or Deleting Photosp. 88
Putting it all Togetherp. 90
Using Keywordsp. 91
Creating Keywordsp. 92
Using Keyword Setsp. 100
Editing Keywordsp. 103
Putting it all Togetherp. 106
Finding Imagesp. 107
Using the Library Filterp. 108
Putting it all Togetherp. 120
Creating and Using Collectionsp. 121
Using Quick Collectionsp. 123
Using a Target Collectionp. 130
Using Smart Collectionsp. 134
Putting it all Togetherp. 136
Developing Imagesp. 137
Making Quick Fixesp. 138
Working in the Develop Modulep. 143
Creating Virtual Copiesp. 144
Updating the Process Versionp. 145
Using the Presets Panelp. 148
Using the History and Snapshots Panelsp. 150
Making Basic Adjustmentsp. 152
Adjusting Tone Curvesp. 157
Using the HSL and Color Panelsp. 162
Creating Black-and-White Photosp. 166
Using the Detail Panelp. 172
Using the Lens Corrections Panelp. 176
Using the Effects Panelp. 180
Putting it all Togetherp. 182
Making Local Adjustmentsp. 183
Using the Crop Overlay Toolp. 184
Using the Spot Removal Toolp. 187
Using the Red Eye Correction Toolp. 189
Using the Graduated Filterp. 190
Using the Adjustment Brushp. 193
Putting it all Togetherp. 196
Creating Slideshows and Web Galleriesp. 197
Selecting and Ordering Photosp. 198
Using the Slideshow Modulep. 199
Choosing Slideshow Settingsp. 201
Setting Slideshow Playbackp. 207
Creating Web Galleriesp. 210
Choosing Web Gallery Settingsp. 212
Previewing and Uploading a Web Galleryp. 214
Putting it all Togetherp. 216
Making Printsp. 217
Setting Up to Printp. 218
Choosing a Basic Print Templatep. 220
Customizing a Print Templatep. 222
Saving a Custom Templatep. 226
Choosing Print Settingsp. 227
Printing Photosp. 228
Putting it all Togetherp. 230
Exporting Imagesp. 231
Basic Exportingp. 232
Export Setting Optionsp. 235
Creating Export Presetsp. 238
Adding Export Plug-insp. 239
Meshing Lightroom and Photoshopp. 241
Setting Up Publish Connectionsp. 244
Collecting Photos to Publishp. 249
Publishing a Collectionp. 253
Putting it all Togetherp. 256
Indexp. 257
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