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Lightroom 5, Part 1: Getting Started

with expert John Wiley & Sons

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Course at a glance

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  • Creative Design Power Pack
  • Power Pack Plus

Release date Release date 2/24/2015
Level Level Beginner
Runtime Runtime 1h 1m
Platform Platform Major browsers on Windows Major browsers on Windows Major browsers on Mac OSX Major browsers on Mac OSX Mobile Devices Mobile Devices
Published eBooks Published eBooks Included
Hands-on labs Hands-on labs N/A
Sample files Sample files Included
Exams Exams N/A

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Course description

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom has emerged as the leading image management application, and Lightroom 5 gives digital photographers and creative professionals the power to view, edit, and manage huge collections of digital photos with the click of a button. Now, in this 9 part learning series you learn can learn the ins and outs of maximizing Lightroom 5 – from navigating the interface and importing images to automating your organization process and beyond – with Lightroom 5 Essentials. Pull your images into Lightroom and customize your organization options for your needs. Work with RAW and JPG formats and export your images to other programs. Add Plug-Ins and take advantage of Lightroom’s editing features. Solve common Lightroom challenges.


This course assumes very little familiarity with Adobe Lightroom 5. This course is part of 9 courses; Lightroom 5: Getting Started; Lightroom 5: Import Images; Lightroom 5: Organizing Images; Lightroom 5: Collections, Video & Backups; Lightroom 5: Develop & Enhance; Lightroom 5: Editing Workflow; Lightroom 5: Exporting & Publishing; Lightroom 5: Layouts and Lightroom 5: Slideshows. Please be sure to view the courses in order if you are new to the material.

Meet the expert

John Wiley & Sons Our Creative Design courses are presented by experts from Wiley Publishing. Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice, and education. They are the publisher of award-winning journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services.

Course outline

Getting Started

Introduction (22:37)
  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Introduction (01:07)
  • Learning Objectives (01:43)
  • Organization (03:12)
  • User Interface (01:46)
  • Library (02:35)
  • Lightroom Library (05:46)
  • Image Organization (04:14)
  • New Lightroom Installation (01:56)
  • Summary (00:08)
User Interface (17:55)
  • Introduction (00:08)
  • User Interface (02:55)
  • Modules (02:54)
  • Shortcuts & View Menu (06:17)
  • Interface Behavior (05:31)
  • Summary (00:08)
Formats & Upgrading (20:31)
  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Lightroom Help (02:59)
  • Camera Raw vs. Pixel (04:57)
  • Digital Negative Format (04:16)
  • Upgrading from Lightroom 4 (03:00)
  • Upgrading to Lightroom 5 (05:00)
  • Summary (00:08)