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The Phototuts+ Lightroom Session focuses exclusively on teaching you everything you need to know about the photo editing and organizing program called Lightroom. We’re bringing together a series of tutorials that feature both quick tips and in-depth guides to this powerful program!

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    10 Quick and Easy Lightroom Tricks Every User Should KnowPreview
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    Phototuts+ author Ivaylo Gerchev recently published a series of in-depth tutorials aimed at taking you from beginner to pro in Lightroom in only one week. Today we're following that up with a few quick and easy Lightroom tricks that you can quickly add to your workflow whether you're just picking up the app or have been using it for years.Read More…
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    Mastering the Histogram in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Preview
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    In several previous articles, we've discussed how to interpret the histogram on your camera. While shooting, you can use this handy tool to check your highlights and shadows to make sure there isn't an unacceptable amount of clipping. Unfortunately, if you spot a problem in-camera, the best you can do is adapt your settings and improve future shots. Today we're going to apply these same principles to post-processing in Lightroom 3. Here, the histogram is not only an indicator of the current state of the shot, but a tool that you can use to actually improve the photo.Read More…
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    Mastering Lightroom Slideshows and Web GalleriesPreview
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    Lightroom isn't just great for professional photo editing - it also has many great options for showing off your photos to clients, friends or family. Whether you want to sit someone down in front of your computer and play them a slideshow or create an impressive interactive web gallery, Lightroom has the tools to help you, no experience necessary. Below we'll walk through the basics of setting up both custom slideshows and web galleries in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3. Though much of the process is straightforward, there are plenty of advanced settings to get lost in. Let's get started!Read More…
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    Learn Lightroom in a Week - Day 1: Workspace and PreferencesPreview1
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    In today's tutorial we're going to start the process of learning Photoshop Lightroom from the ground up. Over the course of the seven article series, we'll cover everything from setting up the application, right through to in-depth techniques for post-processing and organising your work. In this first piece, we'll investigate the Lightroom interface, adjust basic preferences, and personalise the software for your own business. Ready to jump in? Let's get started!Read More…
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    Learn Lightroom in a Week - Day 2: Import And ViewingPreview2
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    In today's tutorial we'll continue our in-depth introduction to Lightroom! The guide will be taking you through the (often confusing) process of correctly importing your images, understanding how catalogs work, and clearly explaining the different ways to view your images in Lightroom. By the end of the tutorial, you should have a fully-stocked library of imported images!Read More…
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    Learn Lightroom in a Week - Day 3: Organizing And FilteringPreview3
    In today's tutorial we'll continue our in-depth introduction to Lightroom by looking at the various options for organizing and filtering your images. We'll be discussing collections, stacks, metadata, attributes, keywords, and everything else you need to select and organize images in Lightroom!Read More…
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    Learn Lightroom in a Week - Day 4: Editing EssentialsPreview4
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    In today’s tutorial we’ll continue our in-depth introduction to Lightroom by looking at the techniques and options for development and processing. We’ll be discussing cropping, color and exposure control, presets and other tools in Lightroom!Read More…
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    Learn Lightroom in a Week - Day 5: Advanced EditingPreview5
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    In today's tutorial, we will go a step further in image development in Lightroom. We will also apply what we learned in the previous tutorials to various photo editing workflows.Read More…
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    Learn Lightroom in a Week - Day 6: Printing, Slideshows and Web GalleriesPreview6
    In today’s tutorial we’ll continue our in-depth introduction to Lightroom by looking showing your images off to others. We’ll be discussing printing, exporting and creating slideshows in Lightroom!Read More…
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    Learn Lightroom in a Week - Day 7: Export and PublishingPreview7
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    In today’s tutorial, we will finish our journey in Lightroom. We will bring everything we've learned together and tackle exporting and publishing.Read More…
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    The Advanced Guide to Black & White Presets in LightroomPhotography
    Never has there been a greyer subject than black and white (B&W) photography. From the time of the first prints made with a lens and emulsion, there was never a single standard for B&W photography.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: Why You Should Consider LightroomThumb
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    Photoshop is the most powerful photo manipulation software ever made. Nearly every designer and photographer around the world relies upon Adobe's design software for some aspect of their work. But today I'm going to make the case for choosing Lightroom over Photoshop. You might just find that it becomes your best friend.Read More…