Take your first steps with Lightroom and Photoshop
Follow this step-by-step series to import, organize, and edit photos with confidence.
Select a few groups of photos to organize, some photos to make better, and have your computer and mobile device ready to go.
Easily organize, edit, and share any photos from anywhere with the tools in Lightroom and Photoshop. Learn how to use Lightroom as your home base, and when and how to use Photoshop.
The Creative Cloud Photography plan gives you all the essential tools needed to craft and organize photos from anywhere. Get familiar with the benefits of both Lightroom and Photoshop and see an example of how easily you can manage photos across multiple devices.
Learn what each of the modules in Lightroom does and how you can use them to improve and organize photos. Learn which features you’ll use often, what’s optional, and how to hide features you don’t want to use.
Getting your photos into Lightroom will be a snap after watching this lesson. Learn how Lightroom imports photos and automatically syncs your imported images to your mobile devices and to the web.
Easily organize photos with collections in Lightroom so you can quickly find them from anywhere. Learn advanced techniques to organize photos using flags, ratings, and colors.
Amaze friends with beautiful photos by easily fixing exposure, color, and tone with Lightroom adjustment sliders. Experiment as much as you want - Lightroom makes it easy to undo adjustments or return to your original image.
Maximize the benefits of Lightroom by using it on your mobile device. Use the Lightroom editing tools to improve images on the go, and use collections to access any of your images from anywhere.
When you’re ready to do more advanced editing on photos, you’ll want to use Photoshop for certain tasks. It’s easy to move between Lightroom and Photoshop to do more with photos.
In order to share or use your edited photos, you have to first export them from Lightroom. Learn how to make exporting and printing simple with presets and templates.
Share your images, from any device, to social media directly from Lightroom. You can even track Facebook comments on your photos right inside of Lightroom.
Now that you're more familiar with Lightroom, you might run into some specific scenarios:
- Renaming files or folders
- What does it mean when a question mark shows up on a folder?
- Deleting folders in Lightroom
As you become more comfortable in Lightroom, speed up the process with keyboard shortcuts and by editing multiple images at once. Navigate Lightroom more quickly by personalizing the interface with just a few clicks.
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Contributor: Ben Willmore