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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5: Classroom in a Book [Kindle Edition]

Adobe Creative Team
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Serious digital photographers, amateur or pro, who seek the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 choose Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 Classroom in a Book from the Adobe Creative Team at Adobe Press. The 11 project-based lessons in this book show readers step-by-step the key techniques for working in Photoshop Lightroom 5. And brand-new to this edition is a showcase of extraordinary images by working professional photographers that provides the perfect inspiration.

 

Photoshop Lightroom 5 delivers a complete workflow solution for the digital photographer, from powerful one-click adjustments to a full range of cutting-edge advanced controls. Readers learn how to manage large volumes of digital photographs, work in a non-destructive environment to allow for fearless experimentation, and perform sophisticated image processing tasks to easily produce good-looking pictures and polished presentations for both web and print.

 

This completely revised Photoshop Lightroom 5 edition explains how to fix tilted images and unwanted flaws in one step, and how to create off-center and multiple vignettes within a single image. Learn how to utilize new Smart Previews so you can work on images without bringing your entire library with you. You’ll also learn how to combine still images, video clips, and music into video slide shows that can be viewed on almost any device.

 



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The Adobe Creative Team of designers, writers, and editors has extensive, real world knowledge of Adobe products. They work closely with the Adobe product development teams and Adobe’s Instructional Communications team to come up with creative, challenging, and visually appealing projects to help both new and experienced users get up to speed quickly on Adobe software products.

 


Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 146429 KB
  • Print Length: 416 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Up to 5 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
  • Publisher: Adobe Press; 1 edition (6 Aug. 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00ECYZ7T4
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #175,358 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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21 of 22 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Instructive and enjoyable 19 Aug. 2013
By Geoff
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I am using a Kindle Edition on a Samsung 10.1 inch tablet beside my main PC screen. The layout, structure and numerous coloured screen images make this book a real pleasure to read.

Having used and discontinued Lightroom 1.2 many years ago, I have recently purchased Lightroom 5. The content of this book is comprehensive and, as far as I am concerned, nothing important is missing. It has been a very pleasant learning experience. The book includes a link to downloadable chapter images that are used in the lessons.

Many years ago I bought a Classroom in a Book (CIB) for another Adobe product and it turned out to have so many errors that it became impossible to use; I and many others wrote critical reviews here and returned our books to Amazon as unfit for purpose. I am pleased to say that this CIB is a vast improvement and although there are some errors, they are relatively minor.

Overall, it is highly recommended.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent book 19 Nov. 2013
By Phil
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Excellent book very easy to follow the lessons. Only downside was the price which is the reason for losing 1 star
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I particularly like the lessons 26 Nov. 2013
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Lightroom 5 - Classroom in a Book has proved to be extremely helpfull. I particularly like the lessons. I will recommend the book to my friends
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent and very useful 2 April 2014
By TonyF
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
What it says on the box. Quick and easy. Recommended. A very helpful series of user guides - we have others for Premiere and Audition
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Lightroom 5 classroom in a book is OK if you ... 29 Dec. 2014
Format:Kindle Edition
Lightroom 5 classroom in a book is OK if you buy the book version. I made the mistake of purchasing the Kindle edition which does not come with the code to download the practice files and other items from the Adobe website. Thankfully Amazon reimbursed me after I contacted them about it. I suspect that this applies to the whole Classroom series so be warned. warned.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent book 24 Feb. 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Great book for becoming familiar with Lightroom 5. Practical exercises with example Lessons make it a good way to explore and undrstand Lightroom 5.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Recommended. 16 July 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I'm working my way through this and, so far, the lessons have been clear and concise. Recommended.
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2.0 out of 5 stars A tad confusing 12 April 2015
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I have to say I'm struggling with this book with a little. I don't think it is very clearly explained in some places. Some of the functions that the book instructs you to follow don't work in practice and some of the diagrams don't match what I am seeing on my screen. I might look for an alternative.
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