Lightroom 4: Streamlining Your Digital Photography Process
"Nat Coalson is passionate about sharing his experience and knowledge on Lightroom 4 to help you professionally organize, process, and present your images. This book has been completely revised and updated to include the newest Lightroom features to make your images look their very best!"
Katrin Eismann, Chair, Masters in Digital Photography, School of Visual Arts, New York, New York
Working with your photos is fast, easy, and fun with Lightroom 4!
Most photographers want to make their photos look good, find them easily, and protect them from loss. And they'd rather be out in the field than learning a new software program. If this is you, you'll love Nat Coalson's step-by-step, task-focused approach to Lightroom 4. Designed for new users and those upgrading from an earlier version, this book leads you on a straightforward path to great results.
Organize your photo library to quickly find what you're looking for
Optimize every photo with powerful, easy image adjustments
Edit videos and publish your finished clips to the web
Create beautiful photo books, web galleries, and slideshows
Synchronize your collections with photo-sharing and social media websites
Print photos with precise color accuracy
Use the map to plot locations where your photos were taken
01 GETTING STARTED: Foundations for Success 1
02 IMPORT: Indexing photos with Lightroom catalogs 41
03 LIBRARY: Managing your photos with Lightroom 79
04 DEVELOP: Making your photos look their best 167
05 EXPORT: Saving new files from Lightroom 267
06 MAP: Plot your photo locations with GPS coordinates 311
07 BOOK: Design and order photo books in Lightroom 327
08 SLIDESHOW: Present your photos on screen 365
09 PRINT: Make professional prints yourself or at a lab 389
10 WEB: Create browser-based photo galleries 423
11 CATALOGS: Advanced Photo Management Techniques 449
Favorite Shortcuts 473