Lightroom: The Essential Workflow

"The negative is comparable to the composer's score and the print to its performance. Each performance differs in subtle ways. --Ansel Adams

The essential "work flow!" for Lightroom and Photoshop


An ideal editing environment for ALL of your images, Raw or JPG's! 90 - 95 percent of your photographic editing can be done within Lightroom.

"Step 1" Introduction to Lightroom

Introduction to Lightroom

TYNTDBYB --Things you need to do before you begin!



"Step 2" Importing and the Library


Preliminary viewing and selection



"Step 3" Developing your images

Dodging and Burning

Enhance The Keeper Photos

First Do Global Edits in the Basic Panel

Do Selective "Local" edits using the Tool Bar

Polish & Finish images In Photoshop (if Necessary)

"Step 4" Export to Share and Publish

View on the web

Archive the keepers

The Details --Step by Step Tutorials