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Re: Best Lightroom 4 Book ?
« Reply #15 on: January 24, 2013, 11:15:43 AM »
B&H has some great tutorials on Lightroom that you can find on Youtube. I thought I was fairly proficient at the Lightroom workflow, but I learned a lot by watching the tutorials.
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« Reply #16 on: January 24, 2013, 12:50:27 PM »
B&H has some great tutorials on Lightroom that you can find on Youtube. I thought I was fairly proficient at the Lightroom workflow, but I learned a lot by watching the tutorials.

Good info! I just checked these out and they are very good. Learned a few things myself Thanks!

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Re: Best Lightroom 4 Book ?
« Reply #17 on: April 05, 2013, 07:21:38 PM »
Will check out these tutorials.

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Re: Best Lightroom 4 Book ?
« Reply #18 on: April 05, 2013, 08:59:45 PM »
i'd start with all the free adobe tutorials

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« Reply #19 on: April 05, 2013, 10:55:49 PM »
+1 Lynda.com
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Re: Best Lightroom 4 Book ?
« Reply #20 on: April 05, 2013, 11:15:08 PM »
I have Evening's The Lightroom 4 Book Complete Guide for Beginners, and Adobe's LR4 Classroom in a Book.  Evening is a bit more practical, Adobe sometimes almost mind-numbingly dense and repetitive, but it is also very informative.  While there are some practical demonstrations, i.e. "do this, then change that..." it is more heavy on theory.  Evening has plenty of theory, but also plenty of practical information and a companion website, and a somewhat more relaxed, conversational writing style- though Adobe's book isn't overly professorial or dry either.  I still use both these books as references, but I also find that youtube offers a comprehensive buffet of lectures,  lessons and tutorials for all manner of software including Lightroom. There are a great many come-ons for  various pay sites mixed into the tutorial search results, but plenty of good info also.  I am also a NAPP member and that gives access to plenty of lessons as well, online and in the monthly mag.  These lessons are a bit more direct about specific goals for the adjustments; i.e. " to darken the sky do this" and so on...
If I had to offer only one resource I would probably recommend Evening's book.  Otherwise, search youtube for Lightroom.
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Re: Best Lightroom 4 Book ?
« Reply #21 on: April 05, 2013, 11:39:00 PM »
I downloaded a video series that I thought was EXCELLENT...

photoshopcafe.com, lightroom 3... but it translates pretty smoothly with LR 4. 
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Re: Best Lightroom 4 Book ?
« Reply #22 on: April 09, 2013, 02:02:23 AM »
Hi Everyone,
I'm thinking of purchasing a book on Lightroom 4. Can anyone recommend a book? If so, why?
I'm contemplating one by Scott Kelby, Martin Evening or the official Adobe classroom in a book.

Looking for a book that will guide me from beginner to advanced, lots of pictures, easy to follow, and discusses integration with Photoshop.

thx

Best book for lightroom is lightroom. ;). Second best lightroom book is adobe's lightroom training videos.  Third best lightroom book is youtube!  ;)

One thing I'd recommend is the lightroom training on creativelive.com.  A little pricier than a book but very thorough.

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Re: Best Lightroom 4 Book ?
« Reply #23 on: April 09, 2013, 03:48:10 AM »
Michael Reichman & Jeff Schewe at Luminous Landscape deserve a mention here.
Their tutorials are legendary. http://store.luminous-landscape.com/zencart/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=25

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Re: Best Lightroom 4 Book ?
« Reply #24 on: April 09, 2013, 04:12:26 AM »
I also recommend creative live...
btw there is live free course about lightroom in few days http://www.creativelive.com/courses/lightroom-101-lightroom-professor-jared-platt

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« Reply #24 on: April 09, 2013, 04:12:26 AM »