Turn Mediocre Photos into Works of Art!

Lightroom 5: Retouching



Course Overview

This training course is over 3 hours. You will get a video for each retouching tool with exclusive photos only—not used on the YouTube channel—demonstrating how it works on one big retouch project. Then you have 7 projects from A to Z showing you a full retouch, all with the raw files included.




3 Hours 4 Minutes




Lightroom 5

Lessons: Part 1

Tone Sliders & Histograms

The basic tone sliders, a short explanation of the histogram and how they relate to these settings

White Balance

How to set the white balance and what is it?

Vibrance, Saturation & Clarity

How to set up the Vibrance, saturation and clarity on your photos


Curves. How to set the curves

HSL Sliders

Hue, Saturation and luminance sliders, very powerfull tools to set your colors as you like

Sharpening & Noise Reduction

Noise and sharpen, how to get the noise out and sharpen your photos

Correcting Lens Distortion

Lens distortion, how to correct it


Camera Calibration

Graduated Filter

Tool Bar: Graduated filter, a powerful tool to make great skies!

Lessons: Part 2

Brush Tool

Tool Bar: Brush Tool, how to change local lights and colors on your photo like a painter!

New Filter

Tool Bar: a new filter in Lightroom that has many uses

Spot Removal

Tool Bar: Spot removal tool

Looking for Spots to Remove

Tool Bar: Spot removal tool, visualize spots

Crop Tool

Tool Bar: The crop tool

Before & After

Tool Bar: Final before and after

Retouching Project #1

a Day light photo at Culver Studio California

Retouching Project #2

A long exposure photo of Notre Dame in Paris

Retouching Project #3

Black and white artistic Photography

Lessons: Part 3

Retouching Project #4

Portrait retouching!

Retouching Project #5

House Florida, the importance of shooting underexpose and raw compare to JPG

Retouching Project #6

Selective Color and working with Photoshop

Retouching Project #7

Panorama, the importance of shooting manual and the ability to sync your retouching settings

Creating Presets

How to create Presets

Installing Presets

How to install Presets


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