Lightroom doesn't just empower you to create beautiful photos and express your vision. It also helps you become a better photographer that inspires you with new ways to grow your skills. Right within the app, learn the fundamentals of editing by following step by step guided tutorials and understand how to improve your photos. You can also discover how professional photographers edit their photos with a robust collection of tutorials called Interactive Edits. You can also save the edits you see as a preset.
Starting from Lightroom desktop version 3.3 (June 2020 release), you can share edits of your best photos with other photographers and creatives and also follow them in the app.
Getting started tutorials are step by step guided tutorials that you follow with on-screen instructions. You can find your tutorial based on the level of editing experience you have, topic you want to learn (such as color, light, and so on), tools (curves, effects, split toning), or subject in photos (portraits, food, macro, and more).
To access a getting started tutorial:
Guided 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 edits, step by step, right within Lightroom.
To access guided tutorials, do the following:
In the Browse section, you can browse through an array of guided tutorials based on Learning Topic, Tools, and Subject Matter. You can also scroll to view several sections of tutorials such as Featured, Pet Portraiture, and more. Each of these sections has a View All button in the right. Click this button to view more of similar guided tutorials.
Lightroom offers a range of photo editing tutorials called Interactive Edits that show you the edits made to a photograph. You can view the before and after photos and the editing process to know what it took for the photographer to achieve the result.
To access Interactive Edits, do the following:
You can now share your best photos along with their edits to the Discover section to inspire and connect with photographers. You can also follow Discover posts which are shared by other photographers.
To share inspirational edits:
Enter the Title and Description for your post. Permission to include the Save as Preset option is enabled by default. This allows others to save your edits as a preset. You can also choose to include the location info under Permissions.
Under Categories, choose at least one option to help get your post get easily discovered by users. You can include up to three categories.
To edit Copyright, change the name in your profile.
The likes you receive on your shared edits is private to you and will not be visible to others.
Gain editing inspiration and expand your skill set by following fellow photographers and their work, right within the app.