Introduced in the May 2019 release of Lightroom desktop (version 2.3)

Lightroom not only empowers you to create beautiful images and express your vision, but it helps you become a better photographer with new ways to get inspired and grow your skills, right in the app. You can learn the fundamentals of Lightroom by following step-by-step guided tutorials on how to improve your photos. You can also get hands-on experience learning how to make your photos look their best with a robust collection of interactive tutorials.

Access in-app learning resources

Quickly get started with a range of guided tutorials, within the app. Click the Help icon at the upper-right corner and select the desired tutorial to begin learning.

In-app learning
A. Help menu B. Getting Started tutorials C. Tools & Features tutorials D. Interactive tutorials 

Follow a getting started tutorial

Getting started tutorials are step-by-step guided tutorials focused on the fundamentals of Lightroom, such as adding, editing, and sharing your photos. You can use your own photos to follow the steps and make edits. To follow a getting started tutorial, do the following:

  1. Click the Help icon at the upper-right corner.

  2. The first section in the pop-up menu provides getting started tutorials to add photos, create an album, edit a photo, and more. Click a tutorial of your choice to follow the guided steps. To view the entire list of tutorials, click Show All Getting Started.

    Show all tutorials
  3. A message is displayed once you have completed all the steps of the tutorial. You can rate your experience with the tutorial.

    Rate your experience

    A blue tick also appears next to the tutorial that you have completed successfully.

Find help for a tool or feature

Easily find contextual help within Lightroom for using a tool or feature. You can find and select the tool or feature that you want help with and based on where you currently are in Lightroom workspace, Lightroom will guide you to that tool or feature. To get help for using a tool or feature, do the following:

  1. Click the Help icon at the upper-right corner.

  2. In the pop-up menu that is displayed,  the second section displays tutorials for specific tools and features such as Auto Settings, B&W, Profiles, and more. Click a tutorial of your choice and follow the guided steps to use that tool or feature. To view the entire list of tutorials, click Show All Tools & Features.

    Show all tools and features

Get hands-on experience with interactive tutorials

Interactive tutorials provide a free way to learn a wide variety of editing techniques while working within the app. You can access tutorials from a range of professional photographers and photo educators, and apply the edits, step-by-step, right within Lightroom. To access interactive tutorials, do the following:

  1. Click the Help icon at the upper-right corner.

  2. In the pop-up menu,  the third section displays the set of tutorials to learn various photography editing techniques. Click a tutorial of your choice. To view the entire list of tutorials, click Show All Tutorials.

    Show all tutorials
  3. A new window appears with details about the tutorial, such as author, total duration, and core features covered in the tutorial. Click Start Tutorial

    Interactive tutorial
  4. You can then follow the tutorial with a sample photo provided within Lightroom. A message is displayed once you have completed all the steps of the tutorial. You can rate your experience with the tutorial.

    Rate your experience

    A blue tick also appears next to the tutorial that you have completed successfully.

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