Lightroom Classic CC is the most user-friendly photo editing software for achieving professional results. However, it does have a learning curve. Newcomers to both photography and Lightroom can benefit from the experience and skills of others.
I’ve put together a collection of the best Lightroom Classic tutorials out there.
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Adobe Lightroom Classic CC Tutorials
Adobe has a huge collection of 95 tutorials for Lightroom Classic. Topics covered range from very basic, like organizing your photos, to more advanced editing tips.
Lightroom Queen is has a huge trove of Lightroom Classic tutorials. Many of the tutorials are general to all recent versions of Lightroom.
These are great tutorials for beginners to Lightroom but advanced users will likely find some of them helpful too.
Photoshop Training Channel
Photoshop Training Channel offers a full video course for beginners to Lightroom. I’ve skipped to sections and watched parts of the course that interested me and it was put together nicely. Specifically, I watched the section on effects, detail, optics and geometry which are subjects I felt I could use more information on.
Here is the entire course.
Medialoot put together a list of 25 Lightroom Classic tutorials for beginners. All of the tutorials are videos from Adobe. You can go to the Adobe site itself for these tutorials but it’s helpful to have the most basic tutorials put together in this way.
Photography life has put together a basic tutorial for beginners to Adobe Lightroom Classic.
Julieanne Kost Lightroom Classic Tutorials
Julieanne Kost has put together an impressive collection of video tutorials for beginners to Lightroom Classic.
Here are a few of her videos.
Lynda.com has a 1hr 47m course for beginners to Lightroom CC. You can preview the course for free but you will need to sign up for a subscription if you want to watch the entire course.
Lightroom Killer Tips
Lightroom Killer Tips has a video tutorial for the intermediate Adobe Lightroom user. Here is the tutorial.
Photoshop cafe has a course that will teach you Lightroom Classic CC in 15 minutes. You can either watch the video or read the course on the website.
Contrastly put together a collection of 35 helpful Adobe Lightroom tutorials.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the best way to learn Lightroom Classic?
The best way to learn Lightroom Classic is through a combination of hands-on practice and learning resources. Start by exploring tutorials and online courses that provide step-by-step instructions, and then apply the knowledge gained by editing your own photos in Lightroom Classic, experimenting with the tools and features to gain familiarity and improve your skills.
What is the difference between Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic CC?
Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic CC are two different versions of Adobe’s Lightroom software. Lightroom CC is a cloud-based application designed for a simplified and streamlined editing experience across multiple devices, while Lightroom Classic CC is a desktop-focused application that offers a comprehensive range of advanced editing features and extensive organizational capabilities for professional photographers.
Is Lightroom Classic good for beginners?
Lightroom Classic can be a good option for beginners who are serious about photography and want powerful editing and organizational capabilities. While it may have a steeper learning curve compared to more simplified editing software, Lightroom Classic provides a robust set of tools and features that can grow with your skills and help you develop a professional editing workflow.
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