• Instructors

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    Sam Elkins

  • Skill Level

    Level 2

    Good: Your friends think you are good at taking photos.

  • What You Get

    2 hours of learning

    + 12 segments

    + Exclusive tips from Sam

    + Sam's Editing Workflow

  • Learn to

    Create a consistent look and feel

    + Setup Lightroom panel

    + Cull images and catalog organization

    + Use tools and shortcuts in Lightroom

    + Color correct images to create a natural style

What You'll Learn

Sam will take you through his editing workflow from start to finish, showing you what he does to get his consistent look and feel every time, no matter what you're shooting with.

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Introduction

1/12

A quick intro to Sam and what this lesson is all about.

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Philosophy

2/12

Sam discusses his editing philosophy, and how he ended up where he is at today. This provides a bit of context to the lesson, and ...

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Getting the Best RAW Images Possible in Camera

3/12

During this section, Sam goes into depth about why it’s so important to be happy with the RAW images you take, before you start ed...

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Culling/Importing Images

4/12

Before you even start editing, it’s important to understand how to organize and cull your images properly. Sam utilizes Photo Mech...

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Backup/Final Organization

5/12

Backing up your images is the most important part of making sure your images are safe and in multiple places. Sam walks you throug...

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Lightroom Workflow

6/12

Focusing mainly on what he uses on a typical basis, Sam walks you through his Lightroom Workflow, and what he does to each image w...

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How to Properly Edit Skin Tones

7/12

Skin Tones can be very difficult, and are usually a defining characteristic of a great edit. Sam walks you through his approach to...

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Editing Session - Lifestyle Shoot

8/12

Sam edits a lifestyle shoot he shot in 2019, explaining colors, why he chose the selects, and how to tell a story with a series of...

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Editing Session - Commercial Shoot

9/12

Sam walks you through a Commercial Shoot, showing you how he picks selects, organizes a story and finds a color palette for a spec...

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Editing Session - Achieving A Cohesive Look with Any Camera

10/12

In this segment, Sam edits images from some of his followers to show you that you can get consistent results with any camera, it’s...

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Export Settings

11/12

Sam explains his export settings, and how he resizes images for web, and social use.

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Conclusion

12/12

Wow. What a ride. We summarize the techniques taught and how you can apply them to your editing sessions. Thanks for watching, now...

Sam Elkins

Explorer and creator, based in LA.
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