Laura Shoe an instructor and fine art photographer based in Seattle, Washington has released Lightroom Fundamentals: Workshop on DVD. This is based on her two day Lightroom Fundamentals workshop.
The contents include:
Getting Started: Understand how Lightroom 3 works with a catalog and nondestructive editing, where to put your images and how to organize them, how to move your catalog and images, how to ensure that everything gets backed up, how to set preferences and catalog settings.
Library: Learn how to get around in the Library module, manage screen space, set view options, import images, manage your files and folders, resolve problems that occur, rate, flag and keyword your images, add metadata, find images, create collections and smart collections. Learn how to use Publish Services to share your images on Facebook, Flickr and other services, and how to create JPEG and other copies of your images to share via Export.
Develop: after an overview of the Develop process, learn how to read the histogram, and then to use the crop, spot removal, and red eye tools. Learn the basics panel, how to adjust individual tones with the tone curve, individual colors with HSL, black and white conversions and split toning, adding grain and vignettes, lens corrections, sharpening and noise reduction. Learn how to take advantage of virtual copies and presets, and how to use history and snapshots. Make local changes with the adjustment brush and graduated filter. Work on multiple images with sync and auto sync. Learn different ways to view your image before and after your work.
See the full contents and two sample videos: Using the Adjustment Brush and Using the HSL Panel to work on Individual Colours in your Image.
The DVD contains 36 high resolution MP4 movies and costs $56.95, or is available as a $49.95 download.