Adobe Lightroom Course - CPD Certified

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International Open Academy


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Offer ends 15 November 2019
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Online, self-paced
30 Hours
30 CPD points / hours

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Adobe Lightroom for Beginners

Everyone has heard the term “photoshopped,” which refers to editing done using Adobe Photoshop. But what about its sister product Adobe Lightroom?

Adobe Lightroom is another addition to the Adobe editing lineup, and every photographer and editor should know how to use it.

Learning Adobe Lightroom is not just about learning how to edit photos. Using this basic guide to Lightroom, you get a jumpstart on industry-standard software that helps you prepare to process photos and keeps you organized. By getting involved with Lightroom, you save time and are more productive, which means you can get back to doing what you love - taking amazing pictures.

• Lifetime access – No time limits – Study at your own pace
• Internationally-recognized CPD accredited course
• Start learning straightaway from any laptop or mobile device in any country
• Immediate certificate download when you complete the course

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This Lightroom course includes how-to guides for the most important features of Lightroom including:

  • Uploading and organizing photographs
  • Developing photographs to prepare them for processing
  • Using presets and processing tools to create custom and professional quality images
  • Enabling advanced features like spot removal and the healing brush

Adobe Lightroom is an essential weapon in any photographer’s arsenal. Get started on this fast guide today to organize your art, spend more time on the creative tasks you love, and even boost your income by boosting your productivity.

Course Breakdown

Module 1: The Library

  • 1.1 Connecting Your Device (Opening of the tutorial)
  • 1.2 Importing and Exporting Photos
  • 1.3 Rotating & Flipping Your Photos
  • 1.4 Using the Histogram Tool
  • 1.5 Organizing Your Photos / Creating a Collection

Module 2: Developing - Part 1

  • 2.1 Adjusting White Balance, Tone, and Presence
  • 2.2 Adjusting Tone Curve / Saturating & Desaturating Colors
  • 2.3 Processing an Overexposed & an Underexposed Photo
  • 2.4 Lens Correction
  • 2.5 Camera Calibration
  • 2.6 Using the Crop Tool

Module 3: Developing - Part 2

  • 3.1 Straightening an Image
  • 3.2 Using the Radial Filter Tool
  • 3.3 Using the Graduated Filter Tool
  • 3.4 Copying and Pasting Your Settings

Module 4: Processing & Presets

  • 4.1 Locating and Using Your Initial Presets
  • 4.2 Uploading New Presets
  • 4.3 Renaming Presets
  • 4.4 Creating a Film Effect
  • 4.5 Creating a Vintage Effect
  • 4.6 Creating a Light Leak Effect

Module 5: Lightroom Advanced

  • 5.1 Keyboard Shortcuts
  • 5.2 Creating and Adding Watermarks to Photos
  • 5.3 The Top Toolbar
  • 5.4 Spot Removal
  • 5.5 The Healing Brush
  • 5.6 Using the Book Module (Closing of the tutorial)

Who is this course for?

Learning Lightroom is right for you if you:

  • Recently took up photography as a hobby or as a business
  • Want to develop and manage a logical workflow to make editing your photos easier
  • Are a seasoned professional interested in tools designed specifically for photographers
  • Have the desire to build up transferrable and valuable skills within a professional grade piece of software


International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

Career path

Upon completion of this course, you could:

  • Start your own business as an event photographer
  • Work in journalism
  • Become a freelance photographer
  • Start a photography blog or share your images on an Instagram account

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