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Lightroom Classic CC Level 3 courseware now available for download

Posted by Roger Hyttinen on

We have just added Lightroom Classic CC - Level 3 to the PCM Courseware Library. You can preview the first three chapters as well as view the course outline from our Lightroom Page  Lightroom Classic CC Level 1 and Level 2 have also been updated to include recent features added to Lightroom.  

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How to Adjust White Balance in an Image

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How to Adjust White Balance in an Image

This post is part of our Learning Lightroom series. The White Balance setting allows you to adjusts the overall color temperature of your image. Many photographers adjust the White Balance first before making any other adjustments to their images.  To change the White Balance, click the drop-down list on top of the Basic panel next to WB to display all of the White Balance presets that you can set: As Shot, Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash or Custom. Note that these presets will only be available if your photo is in RAW format. If you’ve processed your...

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RAW vs JPEG in Lightroom

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RAW vs JPEG in Lightroom

This post is part of our Learning Lightroom series If you’ve set up your camera to shoot in JPEG format, your camera will apply various settings to your images such as white balance, contrast, saturation, and sharpness when it saves it. If you are shooting in RAW format, however, any such settings are discarded when you bring the image into Lightroom. Shooting in RAW format tells your camera that you don’t want the camera to apply these adjustments as you will apply them later yourself. RAW format is more flexible and offers more opportunity to recover image detail in overexposed...

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Adjusting Multiple Images using Quick Develop

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Adjusting Multiple Images using Quick Develop

If you need to apply the same setting to multiple images quickly, you can do so from the Quick Develop panel in the Library Module.  Here's how.

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How to Use Lightroom’s AutoAdvance Feature

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This post is part of our Learning Lightroom series If you find yourself needing to work through a large volume of images quickly, then you may wish to turn on the Auto Advance feature. What this does, is once you’ve added a star, label or flag to an image, Lightroom automatically advances to the next image in the folder. This is the case whether you’re adding a new rating or updating an existing rating. To turn the Auto Advance feature on or off, choose Photo > Auto Advance from the menu. You can also turn on Auto Advance by pressing...

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