In the world of digital photography, the software you use can make or break your experience and greatly impact the quality of your images. You have to get the images from your camera to your computer, then  have access to a program that can allow you to resize and convert your images to a format your instructor can actually see on their computer.

This course uses  Adobe Lightroom Classic CC  (Links to an external site.) … NOT LIGHTROOM CC. There is a significant difference in the two versions. In a nutshell Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic CC is the standard Lightroom application where files, including the application, catalog and original images, live on the computer’s drive.
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You may purchase Lightroom through the Adobe Creative Cloud (Links to an external site.), a subscription based service which gives you access to the Adobe products of your choice for a low monthly fee.

It will also be worth your time to go to (Links to an external site.) and see what deals they offer students for Adobe Creative Cloud.  If you decide to go this route, then be sure to sign up early with your {yourname} email address as you will need to prove to them you are currently a student.

When you acquire the software, be prepared a bit of a steep learning curve. But once you get the hang of it, all will go smoothly.

To begin, you need to get Lightroom to recognize your images in a process called Importing.

Click here to learn how to get your images from you camera into Lightroom (Links to an external site.)

Once your images are in the Lightroom Catalog, Click here for Complete Instructions for File Resizing and Saving

Pay attention to the file sizes specified in your assignments.

If you have any questions, please contact your instructor.

Additional Lightroom Resources #

Importing Images into Lightroom ADVANCED (Links to an external site.)

Lightroom Masterclass (57:00) – An in depth investigation into the features of Lightroom (Links to an external site.)