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Join photographer and Lightroom/ Photoshop whiz, Suzanne Mathia for Lightroom 102- Extensive: as she digs deep into this powerful image processing and digital asset management program that is designed to meet the needs of today's digital photographers. This class is designed for those you have used Lightroom and have a basic understanding of the various modules but want to learn more. Suzanne shows how to master the subtleties of Lightroom and maximize its efficiency. Learn advanced tips, techniques and shortcuts to enhance and improve your current workflow. Suzanne will start with an in-depth exploration of Lightroom catalogs and how to keep track of photos, collections, keywords and presets. We will see where Photoshop fits into the Lightroom workflow and you will learn advanced development techniques, using the adjustment brush, auto masking and graduated neutral density filter and utilize the power of the various development sliders. Automating with presets, using plug-ins and extensions, exporting to email or an FTP server, creating slideshows, books and prints. Topics include: Raw vs DNG The crop tool Creating presets Healing and Cloning Tool Working with the Clarity Making RGB tone curve adjustments to images Advanced dodge and burn Fixing chromatic aberration and white balance Speeding up the workflow with presets Performing and restoring backups Advanced retouching techniques, such as eye enhancement and blemish reduction and skin softening Creative image enhancements Improving tone, color, and contrast with the Basic panel Adjusting hue, saturation, and lightness with the HSL controls Performing local edits using the adjustment brush with masking The magic of the Graduated Neutral Density Filter Converting to black and white Working with color profiles Perfecting prints from Lightroom Photo collages Templates Creating custom watermarks Exporting and publishing photos Creating and customizing a book layout Getting your slideshow or gallery on the web Grouping images in collections Working with catalogs, collections, and folders Targeting Collections Unleashing the power of smart collections Sorting Renaming and re-ordering images Adding captions and titles to photos Saving custom templates Creating an impromptu slideshow Customizing a slideshow layout By combining Adobe Lightroom with Photoshop, you'll learn to take full advantage of each program's unique and specialized capabilities. Use Lightroom for photo organizing, sharing, and basic image enhancement. When you need more advanced retouching and editing features, learn how Lightroom and Photoshop work seamlessly together. Suzanne shows how to combine both programs. This class will show you how to set up the two programs for maximum compatibility. The course then covers strategies for working with photos in a variety of formats, sending them from Lightroom to Photoshop to viewing and keeping the edited images in Lightroom. Topics include: Setting the Lightroom preferences for editing in Photoshop Passing photos from Lightroom to Photoshop Handling software version mismatches Viewing and organizing Photoshop-edited photos in Lightroom Creating Lightroom presets for external editing Using Lightroom with Photoshop Elements Building a panorama or focus stack with Lightroom and Photoshop Passing multiple photos to Photoshop for layers and compositing Sending photos to Photoshop for retouching and removing content By the end of this class you will have a solid understanding of Lightrooms various modules, catalogs and collections. You will be able to import, sort, rate and most importantly FIND all your images. You will have an in depth understanding of the various develop tools and learn how to create a perfect print. You will learn how to incorporate Photoshop into your workflow for the best possible management and enhancement of all your digital images.