Advanced Lightroom Start To Finish Project

Mornin’, everybody! Today we’ve got a tutorial that moves at the speed and style for advanced users. There’s nothing here that you can’t do β€” it’s just the speed and the fact that I don’t explain every little thing along the way like I would for a beginner tutorial. I think you’ll find lots of helpful little tricks in this one β€” I start with the RAW image out of the camera and take it to the finished image.

Here’s the before photo – from the RAW image out of the camera without any edits.

It’s 95% Lightroom; 5% Photoshop, but as it turned out, I really didn’t need the Photoshop part too much β€” I could have just finished it in Lightroom for the most part.

Hope you found that helpful. Here’s to a fantastic week, full of awesome possibilities and opportunities!!! πŸ™‚


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Author: Scott Kelby

Scott is the President of KelbyOne, an online educational community for photographers, Photoshop and Lightroom users. He's editor and publisher of Photoshop User Magazine, Editor of "Lightroom magazine"; Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference & Expo, and the author of a string of bestselling Photoshop, Lightroom, and photography books. You can learn more about Scott at

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  1. Great turorial. Love these shorts!

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  2. Scott, as I mentioned in Paris, I LOVE these “start to finish” tutorials! They are the perfect quick refreshers for your video classes. I both learn new techniques and confirm old lessons every time I observe one. More, please!i

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  3. Thank you ,please do more, enjoyed.

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