with Scott Kelby
Fall deeper in love with printing! Join Scott Kelby as he takes you through all the steps for creating beautiful prints in Lightroom. Lightroom has an amazing print engine, and onc... READ MORE
lessons: 16 Course Lessons
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How to Make Beautiful Prints in Lightroom Classic
with Scott Kelby
Fall deeper in love with printing! Join Scott Kelby as he takes you through all the steps for creating beautiful prints in Lightroom. Lightroom has an amazing print engine, and once you learn the process there’s no turning back. From choosing your image settings to sharpening and soft proofing, Scott teaches you everything you need to know. Scott not only shows you the right steps to take, but he even demonstrates how to solve the most common problems you’re likely to encounter. Printing is a craft, and you’ll only get better with every print you make. BUY COURSE
Our Courses Are all Broken Down Into Small Lessons Creating Easy Breaks and Stopping Points
lesson 1: Getting Started (free course preview)
Join Scott as he introduces the class and discusses what will be covered in the lessons that follow. He then jumps in with how to get started.
lesson 2: Building Your Page
Learn the different layout styles.
lesson 3: Zoom to Fill
This is key setting for filling the cell with your photo.
lesson 4: Image Settings
Learn the other important settings within the Image Settings panel.
lesson 5: Print Templates
Lightroom comes with many print templates you can use as a starting point.
lesson 6: Custom Templates
Now that you know what templates do, you can create your own custom templates.
lesson 7: Adding Your Name or Logo
You can use an Identity Plate to add your name or logo to your print.
lesson 8: Create a Transparent Background
Learn how to create a graphic logo with a transparent background.
lesson 9: Changing the Background Color
You can choose to print to other colors besides white.
lesson 10: Slide Mounts
Learn how to create your own slide mount for your photos.
lesson 11: Prepping Photos for Print
There are several decisions that will affect the settings you ultimately make.
lesson 12: Sharpening for Print
There are three different types of sharpening, and only one is for prints.
lesson 13: Monitor Calibration
You’ll want to calibrate your monitor before you print to get more consistent results.
lesson 14: Soft Proofing
Soft proofing gives you an idea of what your print will look like before it is printed.
lesson 15: Dealing with Dark Prints
Learn how to fix prints that are too dark.
lesson 16: Dealing with Banding
Learn how to fix banding that can appear in a color gradient.
We’ve Scoured The Planet For The Best In Their Trade
meet  Scott Kelby
Scott is the President and CEO of KelbyOne, is also the original "Photoshop Guy", is the editor and publisher of Photoshop User Magazine, Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference, Training Director and instructor for KelbyOne Live Seminars, and author of a string of bestselling technology and photography books.
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