With Adobe Photoshop Lightroom on the web, you can easily access, organize, and share your photos. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom on the web also allows you to edit photos, including cropping, making adjustments, and applying presets.
To use Lightroom on the web, visit lightroom.adobe.com and sign in using your Adobe ID, Facebook, Google, or Apple account.
Click the Home icon to view your Recent Edits, Albums, and Imports, or easily navigate to the All Photos view. While in the Home view, you can also explore a number of interactive Learn tutorials, and take a cue from inspiring edits by fellow photography members under the Discover section.
Click the My Photos icon to open the All Photos view. This view is a timeline-based view of all the photos in all your albums that you created in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom for mobile, desktop, or web.
Use the search bar to search your photos using keywords. You can also filter your media files based on star ratings, flags, and file type (photos or videos). Click to do so.
Click the Shared icon in the left panel to navigate to the Shared Albums view, which is a listing of all the albums you've shared publicly. You can also view the albums shared with you in this view.
You can view all the photos in an album using the grid view. Click an album to view its photos in the grid view.
You can search photos using keywords in the search bar at the top panel of the screen. You can also filter photos by clicking .
Click a photo in the Grid view to view the photo in Loupe View. This view displays one photo at a time. In this view you can apply Adjustments, Presets, and also use the Cropping tool.
The Loupe view is the window where you perform most of your actions on a photo. In addition to modifying the photo, you can set a flag, like, star rate, and add comments.
In the right panel of the screen, click to share the photo and click to download the original or latest version file.
You can add photos in the All Photos view or to a desired album. You can browse and select your photos to upload or drag-and-drop them to the desired album.
Folders can contain albums or other folders and are listed in the My Photos panel.
To create a folder:
Find photos easily using keywords in the Search bar. You can also search photos based on objects in them. For example, you can quickly search for all photos that have mountains or cars in them.
To filter photos, click next to the Search bar and you can use the following filtering options:
- Ratings: Use to view photos rated higher than a specific star rating. For example, you can view photos rated three stars or higher.
- Flags: Find photos that are flagged, rejected, or unflagged.
- Show photos only
- Show videos only
Select a photo in the Loupe view and click the Show info icon on the right panel of the screen. You can view the Info panel that displays photo metadata such as camera, dimensions, file size, and more. You can also add and edit the Title and Caption of the selected photo.
In the Loupe view, use the icons in the bottom panel of the screen to flag or rate the selected photo.
When you delete a photo, it is deleted from your Lightroom photos, all synced devices, albums, and shared galleries. You can access and retrieve photos that you have deleted, within 60 days of deleting them. For more information, see Access and restore deleted photos.
In the Loupe view, click the Crop & Rotate icon in the right panel. You can crop using an aspect ratio, rotate, straighten, and flip the selected photo.
You can also:
Flip and Rotate Flip or rotate the photo on the vertical or horizontal axis.
Straighten Drag the Angle slider to straighten the photo. You can also click Auto to automatically straighten the photo.
In the Loupe view, click the Presets icon in the right panel. You can apply a preset from a list of given preset effects. To apply a preset, select a preset and click Save and Exit.
In the Loupe view, click the Edit icon in the right panel to view the histogram and edit the photo using various slider controls in the drop-down panels of Profile, Light, Color, Effects, and Split Toning. To modify the photo, select one of the adjustment drop-down panels, and use the slider controls.
In the Profile panel, click the drop-down list or Browse to choose and apply various profiles to your photo. Profiles allow you to control how colors and tonality are rendered in your photos. To know more about profiles, see Profile.
In the Light panel, click AUTO to automatically apply the best edits for slider controls such as Exposure, Contrast, Highlights, Shadows, Whites, and Blacks in your photo.
In the Light panel, you can adjust the overall tonal range of your photo. To know more, see Light.
Use the slider controls in the Color panel to adjust colors in your photo. To know more, see Color.
In the Effects panel, apply effects to your photo such as Clarity, Dehaze, Vignette, and Grain. To know more about these effects, see Effects.
In the Split Toning panel, you can create a split tone effect in which a different color is applied to the Shadows and Highlights in your photo. To know more, see Split Toning.
In the Loupe view, click the icon in the right panel and select Reset to Original to return to the original and unedited photo.
In the Loupe view, click the icon in the right panel and select Reset to Open to undo the latest edits applied to the photo.
You can now share and invite others to view or contribute to an album. You can also select photos which aren't a part of any album, share them through an invite, and request others to contribute to the album. This way, you can easily access all your desired photos in one place.
To share and invite others to an album, follow these steps:
Click to copy the link to share it with others. If your Link Access setting is Anyone can view, you can also click the Facebook or Twitter icons to share the album on these social media sites.
To invite others to view or contribute to your album, enter their email addresses in the Invite section and click Invite. The invitees will then receive an email to access your album.
In the Invite section, you can view the list of the email addresses you have sent the invite to. Next to each email address, click the drop-down list to set the album access setting of that person:
- Can View The invitee can view the shared album, add comments in photos, and mark them as Favorite.
- Can Contribute The invitee can add photos to the shared album, add comments in photos, and mark them as Favorite.
- Remove Removes the invitee from the shared album list.
In the Settings tab, you can edit the following settings:
- Under General:
- Allow downloads (JPG) and export Select this setting to allow others to download the shared set of photos.
- Show metadata Select this setting to allow others to view metadata of the shared set of photos.
- Show location data Select this setting to allow others to view location info of the shared set of photos. Deselect it to hide location info.
- Allow comments and likes This setting is selected by default to allow your viewers to leave comments and likes on your shared photos. Deselect it to disallow viewers to comment and like.
- Under Link:
- Allow access requests This setting is selected by default to let people request access to view your shared photos
- Under General:
You can like or add comments on photos in a shared album. To do this, open a shared album and click a desired photo to view it in the Loupe view. Click on the bottom panel of the screen to access the Activity panel. You can then like or add comments to that photo.
Click a photo to view it in the Loupe view and click on the right panel of the screen to download the photo. You can then choose to download Original or Latest version.
Download the original photo that you uploaded. Only you can download the Original. People viewing your shared photo cannot download Original.