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THE FAST TRACK TO CONFIDENT EDITING

LIGHTROOM EXPRESS

You could be processing photos with confidence in
hours, producing beautiful images in just days

SELF PACED ONLINE WORKSHOP

What if you could easily import photos into Lightroom Classic, work through the shoot quickly and select your keepers, then confidently edit droolworthy images …and have time to capture more amazing moments?

YOU CAN DO IT!

SOONER THAN YOU THINK

DOES ANY OF THIS SOUND FAMILIAR

YOU DON’T KNOW WHERE TO START

You open Lightroom Classic and it all looks the same. There are so many sliders and windows and choices …and where are your photos anyway?!

YOUR FILING SYSTEM IS A MESS

You’ve imported photos and now you can’t find them! You have no idea where Lightroom put them. Even worse, you spent ages editing photos and now all your hard work is lost and you don’t know how it happened.

YOU DON’T UNDERSTAND THE SLIDERS

You know that you’re supposed to use them, but you don’t know what they do so it feels like you’re just randomly adjusting settings, hoping for the best

EDITING TAKES FOREVER!

You spend so long deciding which photos to keep and which ones to process. Then it takes ages to edit just one photo, but you have 100’s that also need editing! So you don’t edit any in the end.

YOUR PHOTOS NEVER LOOK AS GOOD AS OTHERS

Your photos just don’t work out like that great Instagram account you’ve been following. So you bought their presets to make your photos beautiful, but they look nothing like theirs.

YOUR TIME IS LIMITED

You just don’t have the time to sit and work it all out. You make a little progress, but then the next time you go back to do it again you can’t remember what you did and you have to figure it out all over again.

DID YOU JUST NOD YOUR HEAD?

GREAT!

YOU’RE ABSOLUTELY IN THE RIGHT PLACE!

 

IMAGINE HOW IT WOULD FEEL TO…

Confidently file, sort and find photos for editing

Your photos will be safe and easy to find, ready for processing, printing or posting online in a couple of clicks.

Quickly select keepers for editing

You’ll spend less time sorting and selecting photos. It becomes easy and a pleasure to do as soon as you’ve imported photos. So you can be back up and at it, capturing all the moments.

Process & edit efficiently

You’ll know where to start and finish with your editing. When you’re confident that you’re using the tools in the right order you won’t waste time going back and forth with constant tweaking.

Understand the purpose of each slider

Use the right slider, at the right time to achieve the look you want. You’ll know how the sliders work together and how they each affect different parts of an image.

 

HERES THE THING ABOUT EDITING…

Lightroom Classic is an incredible bit of kit for storing, filing and editing photos! The flip side is that there’s a lot to learn. If you want to spend less time fiddling about and more time creating those gorgeous images you dream of, you need to get started now.

You’ve got the tools you need – the camera, the photos, the computer and Lightroom Classic software.

All you need is the HOW.

 

INTRODUCING… LIGHTROOM EXPRESS

Online Lightroom course

LIGHTROOM EXPRESS is a step by step course that will get you started on the right footing with an organization system that will grow with you and help to get you processing photos in the right order so that you can confidently move onto the fun part of editing and start developing your own unique style. Fast!

We’ll hit the ground running (Or jogging if you’re more comfortable at that pace. I prefer walking.) so within 20 minutes you’ll already have steps to take. After 7 hours you’ll be a Lightroom Classic whizz, confidently processing your photos and turning out gorgeous edits.

ENROLL TO START CREATING IMAGES THAT WOW

SEVEN MODULES OF VIDEO TUTORIALS

You’ll learn my entire digital workflow from importing RAW files to exporting gorgeous photos at your own pace. With these easy to follow steps you can get going within 20 minutes of the course starting.

 

COURSE WORKBOOK

You’ll get our Lightroom Express Workbook, with space for your notes and questions. Plus you’ll get our Digital Workflow Guide with summaries of each module to refer to throughout the course. It also includes a checklist to keep you on track and cheat sheets of tricks and tips to speed up your workflow.

 

LIFETIME ACCESS AND FREE UPDATES

You’ll be able to check back in any time that you need a refresher. The course is laid out in a way that you can easily go straight to the topic you need to know about. As Lightroom evolves and introduces new features relevant to this course, I’ll add updates.

 

 

HERE’S WHAT YOU LEARN IN EACH MODULE

00

INTRODUCTION: LIGHTROOM TOUR

We’ll get the lay of the land to see how it all fits together with an introductory wander around each part of Lightroom Classic, from importing to organizing to editing to export.

Total time: 9 minutes

 

01

MODULE ONE: ORGANIZATION

This module is your digital life saver! Get organized from the start so you avoid a filing muddle. If you’re already in a tangle, we’ll straighten it out in no time.

You’ll discover how to set up Lightroom Classic, establish a filing system that will grow with you and create your first catalog ready to import photos!

Total time: 19 minutes

 

02

MODULE TWO: IMPORTING

Learn how to import photos from different sources, create a metadata preset to protect your photos online, apply keywords and discover why they’re important.

After this you’ll be flying through the import process and storing your photos safely to easily find again.

Total time: 30 minutes

 

03

MODULE THREE: SORTING

We’ll take the headache out of sorting through 100’s of photos to select the keepers. If you take lots of photos, you’re going to love this module!

My system will save you time selecting and rating your photos so that you can move onto the fun stuff quickly – editing! It removes indecision so you can be a confident, decisive picture editor.

Total time: 42 minutes

 

04

MODULE FOUR: BASIC EDITING

I show you my editing workflow so you know exactly when to do at each step in the process. We start with a basic edit and apply adjustments quickly to all the photos in the shoot in one go for a consistent look, ready for the next stage.

By the end you’ll already have done enough to have beautifully processed RAW photos of an entire shoot in next to no time!

We’ll set color profiles and white balance, adjust highlights and shadows, and fine tune our photos before moving onto creative editing.

Total time: 45 minutes

 

05

MODULE FIVE: FINE TUNING

Yay! The fun stuff! Take your photos to the next level and develop your own style.

You’ll learn how to manipulate color to make photos pop, remove blemishes and unwanted distractions, create sun flares and dramatic skies, crop and compose confidently, correct errors and sharpen images the right way.

You’ll have an infinite number of ways to create the look you love and to start developing your signature style. We’ll also create a few develop presets together to start you off and speed up your workflow.

Total time: 75 minutes

 

06

MODULE SIX: EXPORTING

Discover why we need to export photos differently for use in print and online, and how to do it quickly with presets to save you time.

Plus I show you how to create print presets for easily repeatable, professional looking print layouts.

Total time: 35 minutes

 

07

MODULE SEVEN: WRAP UP

I’ll help you make all your hard work safe with a simple backup system that works.

Total time: 15 minutes

TRANSFORM YOUR PHOTOS!

From this…

…to this!

PLUS BONUSES!

Enrolling on LIGHTROOM EXPRESS will give you anytime access to all modules, with video tutorials …and you’ll also get these bonuses for free!

DIGITAL WORKFLOW GUIDE ($47)

If you ever get stuck, this guide will help you out. It sets out each step of the digital workflow that you’ll learn in Lightroom Express and includes checklists and cheat sheets for easy reference.

With this guide by your side your Lightroom knowledge is rock solid and your editing confident.

How to design an album in Lightroom on a computer

PHOTO ALBUM MASTERCLASS ($27)

You’re going to love how quick and easy it is to create an album right in Lightroom, ready for export as a full design! You’ll finally have an easy way of getting all your gorgeous images into print.

Perfect for gathering together all your personal holiday and family photos each year, printed in one place… or create a printed portfolio!

How to create a print template in Lightroom on a computer

PRINT TEMPLATE MASTERCLASS ($27)

I’ll show you my super secret, totally brilliant print templates that I developed in my photography business for client prints. It’s a very quick, reliable and consistent way to create beautifully arranged collections of images in one image – perfect for print or social media!

Plus, we’ll design a few together so that you can easily create your own styles whenever you want!

PRESET MASTERCLASS ($47)

We put Lightroom on autopilot to speed up your workflow so that you can photograph more! Even better than just giving you presets, we’ll create presets together so that you know how to speed up your workflow and develop a consistent editing style.

We’ll create: 5 develop presets and 3 export presets.

LIGHTROOM EXPRESS COMMUNITY ($147)

You’ll have access to our private community of Lightroom Express Students (past & present) in our members-only Facebook group. Somewhere to share what you learn, discover new ideas and get help.

Join in the weekly Q&A sessions for Lightroom chats, questions, answers and victories.

THAT’S $295 WORTH OF BONUSES…

BUT YOU GET EVERYTHING INCLUDED WHEN YOU ENROLL IN LIGHTROOM EXPRESS

 

Online Lightroom course

ALL THIS FOR $297

 

100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE FOR 30 DAYS

Lightroom Express is packed full of everything you need to know to get up and running in Lightroom Classic quickly, efficiently and with an organized system so that you can really benefit from all the editing knowledge you’ll gain from the course. So, I’m sure you’ll love it! But if you don’t feel it’s helped with your photo organization, processing or editing, just ask and I’ll give you a full refund.

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Lightroom Classic online course instructor

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR, JANE ALLAN

Jane started using Lightroom as a wedding and portrait photographer a few months after it was first released in 2007. She taught herself from a book, as that’s all there was back then… and made every mistake possible! So she knows how frustrating teaching yourself can be and how quickly photo organization can get out of control.

For nearly 13 years Lightroom has been the backbone of her digital workflow for safe filing, speedy processing and creative editing. She’s even used it as a very effective sales tool in her busy portrait studio. Lightroom just keeps getting better with every passing year. So Jane feel it’s a must for the modern photographer to start now and stay ahead of the curve as Lightroom becomes even more powerful – for both personal and business photography!

If forced to choose between chocolate and Lightroom…she’d probably choose Lightroom!

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT JANE

 

Life saver!

“OMG wow ! Why didn’t I find you before? You are amazing and life saver! I love the way you explain!

Thank you so much!”

Rita

Generous

“Thanks, Jane, for your generosity of information! Remarkable content as always.”

Janine

Easy to understand

“Thanks for all the info and tips you provide…and the hard work behind them. All very simple, clear and easy to understand and apply.”

G

WHO IS LIGHTROOM EXPRESS FOR?

BEGINNER LIGHTROOM USERS

If you want to start off on the right footing and get up and running fast without the headaches of learning by yourself, this course will set you up and have you confidently processing your photos within hours.

LIGHTROOM CLASSIC USERS WHO ARE A BIT STUCK

You kind of have an idea of how Lightroom works, but you know that you’re not making the most of it and your photos are all over the place. This course will help you harness the power of Lightroom for outstanding editing and get you organized.

ALL PHOTOGRAPHERS

Whatever type of photography you do, this course can help you. You’ll learn how to use Lightroom Classic from the ground up, the fundamentals that are necessary in every genre of photography. Then you’ll learn how to fine tune photos so that you can adapt it to your type of photography.

BUSY PEOPLE!

If you are really busy and don’t have months and months spare to spend learning how to use Lightroom, you’ll love how quickly this course will get you ahead of the curve.

INSTAGRAMMERS

If you love the gram, but yours is looking a bit sad, you could change all that in no time flat and have others drooling over your photos instead…without relying on filters or other photographer’s presets!

WHO IS LIGHTROOM EXPRESS NOT FOR?

Lightroom CC (mobile) users

This course is for photographers who use the computer version of Lightroom (Lightroom Classic) to process photos on their desktop or laptop. Users of other editing software or Lightroom CC will not benefit enough from this course as you won’t be able to do the same editing.

Experienced Lightroom users

If you already know how to file photos safely, process photos efficiently and fully understand how to bring out the best in a photo with color manipulation and local adjustments, you already know what Lightroom Express students will learn.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHAT EXPERIENCE DO I NEED?

None. This course is ideally suited to absolute beginners. If you know a little, you’ll understand how intimidating Lightroom can be to work out on your own.

You’ll save a lot of time and headaches. I give you the filing system and digital workflow that I’ve developed over many years of making all the mistakes so you don’t have to.

By the end you’ll be ahead of most Lightroom users. Even if you’ve dabbled in Lightroom Classic, you’ll be better at managing and processing photos, ready to develop your own unique style.

 

WHAT EQUIPMENT WILL I NEED?

Lightroom Classic, which is the desktop version of Lightroom. Plus your computer and photos (preferably RAW photos as JPEGs aren’t nearly as versatile for editing). You can access the course online any time with your phone, tablet or computer.

 

HOW LONG IS THE COURSE?

Lightroom Express consists of a series of short videos, divided into 6 modules, totalling 7 hours. Complete it in a few days, or take longer if your free time is limited. Refer back to the course whenever you want as you’ll have lifetime access.

 

IS IT FOR ALL TYPES OF PHOTOGRAPHY?

Yes. It builds your editing knowledge from the ground up so you can develop your own style for your genre. Your main take aways from the course will be:

  • A good system that grows with you
  • An efficient digital workflow that frees up time to spend on creating beautiful images
  • Confidence in your editing process

 

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE COURSE?

Lightroom Express is packed full of information and extras! It builds your knowledge from the ground up. Here’s what we’ll cover:

  • Setting up an organized catalog to easily find your photos
  • Importing photos into Lightroom
  • Using keywords and filters to search for photos
  • How to use folders and collections
  • Selecting and rating photos – I give you the system I use to quickly select the keepers from a shoot to start editing without getting stuck
  • Basic editing to breathe life into RAW files, plus the order in which you should use the sliders
  • Fine tuning photos to make them shine – removing unwanted elements, cropping, filters and brushes, as well as enhancing details and color
  • We build presets together so you can easily create your own as you develop your editing style
  • Exporting photos for web, social media and print
  • Maintaining and backing up your Lightroom catalog to keep photos safe

You also get:

  • My Digital Workflow Guide to keep you on track, from import to export
  • The Lightroom Express Workbook, covering each module of the course with sections for your notes and questions
  • Album design masterclass
  • Print template masterclass
  • Preset masterclass with 3 develop presets to use and modify to your style
  • Exporting presets for digital and print media
  • An online community of fellow students

 

IS LIGHTROOM CC THE SAME AS CLASSIC?

No. This course is for users of Lightroom Classic, the computer based version, with all editing functions.

Lightroom CC is aimed mainly at mobile use and is a lighter version of Lightroom Classic. If you’re on Lightroom CC, the mobile only version of Lightroom, or the free version, you won’t have access to the full functionality of Lightroom Classic.

It’s so worthwhile downloading Lightroom Classic, especially if you already have an account with Adobe – it’s probably included in your plan!

 

DO YOU OFFER REFUNDS?

All of our online courses come with a 30-day money back guarantee provided:

  1. You watched all of the training videos for the course.
  2. You completed all the exercises included in the course and participated in the private Facebook group set up for the course attendees.

If you did this, but didn’t see improvement in your knowledge and ability to use Lightroom Classic, you may request a full refund within 30 days. When you enroll in a course from The Lens Lounge you’re agreeing to this limited 30-day refund policy.

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SEE YOU ON THE INSIDE

I can’t wait to show you how powerful Lightroom is! And how easy it is to use, once somebody shows you how all the incredible features work to bring out the best in your photos. I’ve loved creating it, I’m proud of it and I really do hope you sign up so that I can meet you, help you develop your inner Lightroom ninja and see your unique style unfold.

 

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