Getting the most out of Lightroom Library Module - 4 week online class May 2 - 30, 2021

Getting the most out of Lightroom Library Module

May 2 - 30, 2021


This 4-week class is designed to give you a great working knowledge of Adobe Lightroom Classic’s Library module.

The 4 lessons cover everything including creating a Lightroom Library; organizing your files; setting up Preferences; Importing/Exporting; keywording; searching, rating and more.

See the outline below.

This class will give the beginner everything they need to know to get started in Lightroom and the advanced user how to get the most out of Lightroom’s organizational tools to make you more efficient.

Every Sunday you will receive a link to video lessons, which will available to you even after the class ends. The lessons will range from 1 -2 hours depending on the subject. There will be a short assignment that will show me you understand the lesson. Then you will book a ½ hour session with me to go over your assignment and ask any questions.


Lesson 1 - Getting started

                   Understanding how Lightroom works as a relational database/ asset manager

Organizing your files on your computer


Creating Your Lightroom Library

            From new imports

            From images already on your computer

The Import dialog box

The importance of your keyword list

Lesson 2 – Interface

                        The Panels – what each panel in the Library does

                        The Menus – Every Menu in the Library module

Lesson 3 - Keywording, rating and searching

Keywords – an in-depth look

            Adding keywords

            Editing keywords

            Nesting keywords

Ratings – how and why to use them – creating a system





Searching – Quick and Easy or Specific and complex

            Filter Searches

Toolbar Searches

Lesson 4 – Export and Managing catalogs for travel

                        The Export dialog box

                        Managing catalogs for travel or migrating to new hard drives


Fee: $250 for 4 weeks of video lessons and 4 review sessions. Click here to sign up. Limited to 10 students




LEWIS KEMPER is widely recognized as a photographer, writer, and instructor, lecturing throughout the United States. To learn more, click here.



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