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7 Steps to Workflow Mastery

$122.00 USD approx

Lightroom Exposed

Are you stumbling around in a dark room with Lightroom?

  • Are Collections, Catalogs and Rating Tools a mystery?
  • Can you find 'missing photos' easily?
  • Got 100s of unused images cluttering your workspace?
  • Did you know Lightroom can do loads for you - automatically?

Level: Beginner to Professional
Lightroom's 'Library' is an Aladdin’s Cave of time saving goodies that will do so much for you if someone shows you the way. With 52 video tutorials, 7 sets of printable notes and exercises delivered to you over 7 weeks, you cannot fail.

Complete 7 Steps To Workflow Mastery and avoid the many hours of frustration you'll face if you go it alone.

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DL Cade7 Steps to Workflow Mastery is a must for anybody who intends to use Lightroom to its full potential, simple as that.

Mike Browne has finally given this subject the attention it deserves, showing even the most hapless among us just how simple it can be to get organised in Lightroom.

DL Cade:  Editor In Chief  500 px

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7 steps to workflow mastery7 Steps To Workflow Mastery

7 week downloadable course delivered by email containing a link to each week's video lessons, worksheets and exercises.

It's designed so you're not hit with information overload and have time to practise one step at a time.

Completing the weekly excercises you will learn tools to help you and implement efficient, repeatable workflow.

All materials can be copied to mobile devices so it's always with you.

Intention: To speed up and organise your workflow, know where all your images are and find them fast so you have more time for the sexy business of developing your beautiful photos.

How will I benefit from it?

  • Collections and other tools will de-clutter your workspace
  • Keywords and copyright added quickly
  • No more 'Missing Photos'
  • Find all photos fast with your favourite photos one click away
  • Everything backed up

How will that be achieved?

  • 52 unique video lessons (5 1/2 hours total)
  • 7 sets of printable notes
  • Weekly exercises for practise and to build a proper workflow


Pete hayward WFMThis workflow makes saving and sorting pictures so easy. It’s worth considerably more than the price and I definitely recommend it.

Pete Haywood



I have converted my old workflow to the new system using a folder tree, labeling and star rating tools and collections to work and develop my images. My new workflow is easy to manage and well backed up as per Mikes advice throughout the course.

Jim McDowall

What's the syllabus?

Week 1: Set up a new workflow

  • Workflow Explained
  • Make a Folder Tree
  • Explore The Library
  • Import options and how to use them
  • Bonus - How to find missing photos
  • Exercises

Week 2: Catalogs

  • Catalogs Explained
  • How to find your Catalog
  • Making new Catalogs - and why
  • Moving and renaming Catalogs
  • Bring LR default workflow into your new one
  • Catalog backup
  • Exercises

Week 3: Importing and choosing what's worth keeping

  • Importing, 1st Edit
  • Copy as DNG, copy, move and add explained
  • Preview types and add to collection
  • Rename files as they're imported
  • Destination, how to add photos to your Folder Tree
  • Exercises

Week 4: Sorting, rating and deleting the 'bad' ones

  • Maximise the display - see what you're doing
  • 'Delete' or 'remove' a photo?
  • Quick develop helps you choose (and speeds things up)
  • Image sorting and rating (flags, stars and colour labels)
  • Compare and survey help you choose
  • Stacks keep things tidy
  • Painter (spray can) tool for speedy rating
  • Exercises

Week 5: Metadata, keywords and copyright

  • Keywords and metadata - find and protect
  • The keywording panel explained
  • Keyword suggestions tool
  • Keyword sets are handy
  • Keyword list is brilliant
  • How to remove or delete keywords (and what's the difference)
  • Copyright your photos - set up a preset
  • Painter tool with keywords and metadata
  • How to find photos fast
  • Exercises

Week 6: Collections

  • What they are and how they work
  • Make a collection
  • Collection sets
  • Smart collections (I love these)
  • Target collections explained
  • How to remove images from a collection - or a whole collection
  • Exercises

Week 7: Renaming, moving and backing up EVERYTHING

  • Renaming photos and folders safely
  • Moving folders
  • Moving photos
  • How to back up everything and restore it if your hard drive fails
  • Full workflow demonstration (how I do it from connecting the camera to ready to develop)
  • Exercises

Frequently Asked Questions

Our 7 week courses FAQ section will answer any other queries. There are links back here when you've found your answers.

How do I buy it?

  1. After checkout you'll get an email to confirm you are the person you say you are
  2. Click the confirmation link and week 1 videos, worksheets and exercises will be emailed to you. (Then every 7 days until completion)

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