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Lightroom 4, Part 2: Library, Fliter, and Map

with expert John Wiley & Sons

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Course at a glance

Release date 4/27/2015
Level Beginner
Runtime 1h 11m
Closed captioning N/A
Transcript N/A
eBooks / courseware N/A
Hands-on labs N/A
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Course description

Master Lightroom 4 in this 6 part learning series, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 is the digital photography workflow solution that allows photographers at all levels to quickly import, manage, enhance, and showcase their images. Understand how to import your photos directly from your camera, SD/CF card, or from your desktop. Use the Library module to view, sort, organize, and rate your images. Get to know the various sliders, pre-sets, and editing tools to enhance your images in the Develop module. Learn how to export, print, and share your images, or build a book, web gallery, or slideshow all within Lightroom.


This course assumes very little familiarity with Adobe Lightroom 4. This course is part of 6 courses; Lightroom 4: Import to Library and Metadata; Lightroom 4: Library, Fliter, and Map; Lightroom 4: Color, Repair, and Crop; Lightroom 4: Edit, Exporting, and Publishing; Lightroom 4: Printing, Custom, and Photobook; and Lightroom 4: Publishing, Slideshow, and Web. Please be sure to view the courses in order if you are new to the material.

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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

Library, Filter, and Map

Library, Ratings, & Keywords (24:35)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • The Library Module (03:57)
  • Selection States (03:08)
  • The Compare View (02:09)
  • Rate & Categorize Images (04:41)
  • Star & Color Ratings (02:10)
  • Entering Keywords (04:21)
  • The Paint Can & Keyword List (03:46)
  • Summary (00:10)
The Filter Bar & Collections (22:59)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Searching & The Filter Bar (05:02)
  • Filter Using Keywords (01:55)
  • Collections (04:39)
  • The Quick Collection (03:28)
  • Smart Collections (04:51)
  • Adding to Smart Collections (02:42)
  • Summary (00:10)
Map Module, Backup, & Issues (23:45)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • The Map Module (04:16)
  • Saving Locations & Geotags (05:04)
  • Backing Up the Catalog (04:03)
  • The Backup Dialog Box (02:19)
  • Troubleshooting Issues (03:19)
  • Missing Folders (04:22)
  • Summary (00:10)