Do you want to push every photo you take to maximum perfection? Let Adobe Design Master and Instructor Martin Perhiniak show you how in this 40-tutorial course on Adobe Lightroom 4.
Taking a great photo is one thing, but turning it into a masterpiece is something quite different. If you enjoy perfecting your photos, you’ll be thrilled by the digital editing techniques that Martin Perhiniak demonstrates in Lightroom 4. Building on the foundations that he has laid in his previous courses, Martin reinforces your basic knowledge of the Develop Module while enhancing it with sharp, professional tips and tricks.
In this course, you will learn how to quickly and easily optimize the white balance and color tones of your photos making them look the way you originally saw them –or imagined they could be– before even releasing the shutter! Martin then shows you how to analyze and adjust your photos' settings to correct a wide range of common issues.
And what’s more... Martin shows you how to add back some of the “imperfections” you typically “remove” to create artistic, nostalgic photo effects. After watching this tutorial you’ll be able to make your best photos even more extraordinary! Whether you are a seasoned photographer or a passionate enthusiast, learning Martin’s pro image enhancement techniques will make your images come alive!
Table of Contents: 1. Introduction 2. Non-destructive Workflow 3. Develop Module overview 4. Useful Keyboard Shortcuts 5. Using Presets 6. History panel 7. Creating Snapshots 8. Before and After views 9. Panel switches 10. Synchronizing changes 11. Virtual Copies 12. Global and Local Adjustments 13. What is White Balance? 14. Working with the Eyedropper 15. Using Color Checkers 16. Do I need Tonal Adjustments? 17. Using the Histogram panel 18. Adding Contrast with the Histogram 19. Setting the Exposure 20. Tone Curve panel 21. Vibrance and Saturation 22. Clarity 23. Black and White conversion 24. HSL Color Adjustments 25. Split Toning 26. Sepia effect 27. Crop and Straighten tools 28. Spot Removal for dust 29. Spot Removal for blemishes 30. Redeye Removal tool 31. Graduated Filter tool 32. Adjustment Brush tool 33. Noise Reduction 34. Sharpening 35. Lens Correction 36. Chromatic Aberration 37. Vignetting 38. Grain and Vintage look 39. Camera Calibration and Process mode 40. Learn more from the Advanced tutorials