Adobe’s Lightroom has emerged as a must-have software due to its powerful editing tools and time saving organizational capabilities but how you establish a personalized, creative workflow that optimizes this technology, your time, and your art eludes most photographers. Jason Bradley, award-winning photographer and Lightroom pro, shares the answers to these questions in this practical and easy to follow guide that taps into the "how" and the "why" of a professional photographer’s creative workflow in Lightroom.
Bradley will show you how all workflows can be simplified into three steps: establishing, managing, and rendering the file, alongside stunning photographs and explanations from his own experiences. This book will not only teach you how to work within Lightroom but, ultimately, how to make Lightroom work for you.
Table of Contents
Setting The Stage for a Lightroom Workflow
Chapter 1: What is Lightroom
File Management Workflow
Chapter 2: Importing
Chapter 3: Keywording
Chapter 4: Image Organizing Workflow
Raw File Processing Workflow
Chapter 5: The Art of Capture & Process
Chapter 6: Raw Developing: The Essential Tools
Chapter 7: Detailing Tools & Developing A Creative Workflow
Chapter 8: Developing Workflow
File Output Workflow
Chapter 9: Digital Printing
Chapter 10: Exporting
Jason Bradley is a nature and underwater photographer based in Monterey, California. Jason’s work has been published in various books, magazines, calendars, digital media outlets, and elsewhere. He is an expert in all aspects of modern digital workflow and techniques, and he leads both classroom seminars and field expeditions for nature and underwater photographers. Jason also runs and operates Bradley Photographic Print Services, which provides high quality fine-art archival prints. To see more of Jason’s work, or to find his calendar for upcoming events, please visit BradleyPhotographic.com.