Lightroom tips and tutorials

Would you like to learn more about Lightroom Classic? Then you’ve come to the right place! These tutorials will help you master Lightroom and learn how to use it to manage and develop your photos.

Important note: These tutorials are written for Lightroom Classic, but most of the material applies to older versions such as Lightroom 5 and Lightroom 6.

We’ve organized our Lightroom Classic tutorials according to topic to help you find the information you need right away.

And of course don’t forget to check out our Lightroom Classic ebooks and Develop Presets

Lightroom Classic FAQs

Your questions about Lightroom Classic, answered.

Not strictly related to Lightroom Classic, but backing up your photos is an essential part of any photographer’s workflow.

Lightroom Classic Library module tutorials

Lightroom Library module tips

Importing photos into Lightroom Classic

Using previews in Lightroom Classic

Viewing photos in Lightroom Classic

Understanding the Lightroom Classic Catalog

How to get organized in Lightroom Classic

Other Library module tips

How to find photos in Lightroom Classic

How to use keywords in Lightroom Classic

Lightroom Classic Develop module tutorials

The technical stuff

Develop module tips and tricks

Lightroom Classic workflow tips

Portrait retouching in Lightroom Classic

Creative developing techniques

Black & white in the Develop module

How to use Develop Presets in Lightroom Classic

Lightroom Classic plugins

Other Lightroom Classic modules

Lightroom for mobile app

Photoshop tutorials

If you subscribe to Lightroom Classic then Photoshop (plus a whole bunch of other extras) is included with your plan. These tutorials show you how to do some fun stuff in Photoshop that isn’t possible in Lightroom Classic.

Lightroom Classic ebooks, presets and video courses

Take your Lightroom Classic training up a notch with our ebooks, presets and video courses.

Our photography ebooks are beautifully designed and thoughtfully written with the intention of helping you create better images and explore the wonderful craft of photography. They’re also great value. Each ebook is available for immediate download as a PDF file optimised for viewing on your computer screen or an iPad.

You can learn more about our Lightroom Classic resources below. Click the links to learn more about each one.


Mastering Lightroom Classic: Book One – The Library Module

Learn how to use the Library Module to import, organize and search your images. This important task lays the foundation for all the work you do in Lightroom Classic.

Mastering the Library module ultimately saves you time, which you can spend either in the Develop module or with your camera. Either way, you end up with a streamlined workflow and more hours to be creative.

Buy or learn more about Mastering Lightroom Classic Book One: The Library Module

Mastering Lightroom Classic ebook

Mastering Lightroom Classic: Book Two – The Develop Module

Discover how to use the tools in the Develop module to get the most out of your Raw files. It builds on the lessons learnt in Mastering Lightroom Classic: Book One – The Library Module and shows you how to use Lightroom Classic’s powerful features to creatively process your images.

You’ll be amazed how easy Lightroom Classic is to use once you’re familiar with it and just how much it speeds up your workflow compared to other applications.

Buy or learn more about Mastering Lightroom Classic Book Two: The Develop Module

Mastering Lightroom Classic ebook

Mastering Lightroom Classic: Book Three – The Other Modules

If you’ve ever wondered what to do with your photos after you have processed them then this book contains the answers. It shows you how to use Lightroom Classic’s powerful features to create fun and interesting projects using the Map, Book, Slide show, Print and Web modules.

Whether it’s geotagging, putting together a photo book, printing your best photos or creating web galleries all the information (and inspiration) you require is right here.

Buy or learn more about Mastering Lightroom Classic: Book Three – The Other Modules

Mastering Lightroom Classic ebook

Lightroom Secrets Course Notes

The Lightroom Secrets Course Notes ebook brings together all 20 lessons of the Lightroom Secrets Email Course in one place.

I wrote this ebook for everybody who wants to learn the secrets, tips and tricks that nobody ever seems to teach you about Lightroom.

It builds on the lessons learned in the Mastering Lightroom ebooks and website tutorials, giving you the tools you need to become a true Lightroom master.

Buy or learn more about Lightroom Secrets Course Notes

Lightroom Secrets Course Notes ebook

SuperBlack Presets for Lightroom Classic

60+ Develop Presets to help you create stunning black and white photos in Lightroom Classic or Lightroom 6.

Buy or learn more about the SuperBlack Presets for Lightroom Classic

SuperBlack Presets for Lightroom Classic

Vintage Portrait Presets for Lightroom Classic

Have you ever tried to develop portraits in Lightroom Classic and been disappointed with the results? Do your portraits look artificial or plasticky rather than natural? The Vintage Portrait Presets solve that problem. Created with portrait photographers in mind, they give you 31 different vintage looks you can apply to your portraits with a single mouse-click.

Buy or learn more about the Vintage Portrait Presets for Lightroom Classic

Vintage Portrait Presets for Lightroom Classic

Faded Glory Presets for Lightroom Classic

Desaturated colors have their own beauty that’s often under-utilized and under-appreciated by photographers.

Made with creative photographers in mind, these presets give you 30 different faded looks you can apply to your photos with a single mouse-click.

Buy or learn more about the Faded Glory Presets for Lightroom Classic

Vintage Portrait Presets for Lightroom Classic

The Art of Black & White in Lightroom Classic

A Creative Photographer Academy video course that teaches you how to create stunning black and whitep phoots in Lightroom Classic or Lightroom 6.

Buy or learn more about the Art of Black & White in Lightroom Classic

The Art of Black and White in Lightroom Classic video course