Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Training Courses

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Training Class

Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., Virtually Online Live & On-Site

Photoshop Lightroom Training Course Description:

Our Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Photoshop for Photographers training class provides you with hands-on practice using the round trip workflow for editing images. These are vastly different tools that work together for special editing, including combining photos, high-end retouching, removing/repositioning objects in photos, embellishing photographs with text, and many other special effects! In our 2-day training class, you will learn everything you need to start using Photoshop and Photoshop Lightroom together.

Prerequisites for Attending Photoshop Lightroom:

Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications and files, as well as navigate to other folders.

Job Roles That Use Photoshop Lightroom & Photoshop:


Projects That Use Photoshop Lightroom:

Photo Editing
Sharing Photos in Lightroom Galleries
Visual Stories
Animated Videos

Locations for Photoshop Lightroom:

In Person at ThinkB!G’s Office in Columbia, MD (next to the Columbia Mall)
Online Live from Anywhere
Private Custom Training On Site or at Your Location
Project Based Training On Site or at Your Location

Times for Photoshop Lightroom:

In Person & Online Live: 8:30AM-3:00PM ET / 5:30AM-12:00PM PT (30 Minute Lunch)
Private Custom & Project Based Training: Your preference
*Please click the Dates To Register tab above to see all dates & times available.*

Photoshop Lightroom Training Includes:

Hands-On Training Led by Certified Instructors
Print and/or Digital Courseware
Certificate of Completion
Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only)
Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only)
Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only)
Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
Free Parking (In Person Only)

Software Versions:

ThinkB!G open enrollment classes are taught on the most current version of software whenever possible. To request a specific version, please Contact Us or call us at 301-362-2250.

Related Training and Certification Courses:

Photoshop ACA Training & Certification Pack
Photoshop CC Intro
Photoshop Advanced

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Training Course Outline

1. Importing & Managing Photos
Storing your photographs
Building a folder structure
Importing photos to LR catalog
Importing photos from a hard drive
The Synchronize Folders command
Using the Library module
Meeting the panels
Customizing your view
Renaming your photos
Organizing your photos
Applying markers
Assessing, culling, & creating collections
Adding keywords
Ways to apply (and delete) keywords
Finding photos
Using the Library Filter
Using smart collections

2. Using LR’s Develop Module for Global Adjustments
Using the Develop module
Undoing adjustments
Saving multiple versions
Mastering the adjustment workflow
Syncing changes to multiple photos

3. Using LR’s Develop Module for Local and Creative Adjustments
Using the Graduated Filter tool
Using the Radial Filter tool
Using the Adjustment Brush tool
Lightening teeth
Lightening the whites of eyes
Enhancing irises
Softening skin and blurring stray hairs
Darkening and blurring the background
The Spot Removal tool
Removing sensor spots
Removing objects from photos
Reducing wrinkles beneath eyes
Using Clone mode
Adding creative color effects
Converting a color photo to b&w
Applying split-toning and retro effects
Tinting a photo with color by hand
Saving metadata to files

4. LR-PS Roundtrip Workflow
Preparing for this lesson
Setting up LR and PS for smooth integration
Configuring LR’s External Editing preferences
Configuring PS’s Color settings
Configuring PS’s Maximize Compatibility preference
Keeping LR & Camera Raw in sync
Sending a raw file from LR to PS
Adjust the photo in LR
Send the photo to PS
Send the photo back to LR
Reopen the PSD for more editing in PS
Add final adjustments to the PSD in LR
Sending a JPEG or TIFF from LR to PS
Sending a photo from LR to PS as a Smart Object
Accessing Snap Shots in PS’s Camera Raw plug-in
Running filters on a Smart Object in PS

5. LR to PS for Combining Photos
Combining photos for texture and collage effects
Texturizing a photo using another photo
Fading photos together using a soft brush and a layer mask
Fading photos together using a gradient mask and shape tools
Combining photos into the perfect group shot
Making HDR images
Merging to HDR in LR
Faking an HDR in PS
Exaggerating edge contrast in PS
Making panoramas
Merging to a panorama in LR
Fixing a curved horizon in PS

6. LR to PS for Selecting and Masking
Selection basics
Selecting by shape
Using the Rectangular Marquee tool
Using the Pen tool
Selecting by color
Using the Magic Wand tool
Using the Quick Selection tool
Using the Focus Area command
Selecting hair using the Select and Mask workspace
Selecting using channels

7. LR to PS for Retouching
Removing unwanted content in PS
Using the Spot Healing Brush and Healing Brush tools
Using the Clone Stamp tool
Using the Patch tool
Using Content-Aware Fill
Moving content in Photoshop
Using the Content-Aware Move tool
Using the Content-Aware Scale command
Smoothing skin realistically in PS
Sculpting a portrait using PS’s Liquify filter
Slimming your subject’s face
Slimming your subject’s tummy and waist

8. LR to PS for Special Effects
Artistic portrait treatments
Adding a soft glamour glow
From portrait to painting
From portrait to pencil sketch
Adding creative blur effects
Accentuating a focal point with the Iris Blur filter
Creating a tilt-shift blur effect
Adding motion to skies
Adding motion to a subject
Creating a social media cover photo
Designing the cover photo
Saving the cover photo as a PNG

9. Exporting and Showing Off Your Work
Setting up an identity plate
Creating a watermark
Emailing photos
Exporting photos
Exporting & sharing using publish services
Creating prints
Books, slideshows, and web galleries


All course objectives and outlines are a guide for students.  To ensure student satisfaction, these course topics and order may be modified or added to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.

Watch Below To Learn More About Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. This is just an informational video & does not reflect how our online live courses are conducted.

Course Location Start Date End Date Time
Photoshop Lightroom

Columbia, MD - In Person & Online Live

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register