Adobe Photoshop® and Lightroom Classic® for Photographers Classroom in a Book (2022 Edition)

Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom Classic for Photographers Classroom in a Book was developed by Adobe product experts to guide students through basic functions up to some of the programs’ newest features.

  • Learn to sort photos and apply tone and color adjustments
  • Discover the power of AI-based masking and neural filters
  • Step-by-step instructions for a specific project and prompts for exploration

Photoshop® and Lightroom® Instruction with Digital Integration

Gain a solid foundation in photo editing using two industry-standard programs and their application in real-world assignments.


Industry Input

Texts and lessons developed alongside Adobe experts ensure that students receive up-to-date instruction.


Lesson Flexibility

Teachers can work sequentially through lessons or select the ones best suited to their classes.


Deliberate Pacing

Lessons are designed to let students learn at their own pace, as well as review concepts and skills at the end of each one.


Up-to-Date Instruction

The Classroom in a Book series works with the newest versions of Photoshop® and Lightroom®.

Photoshop® and Lightroom® Teaching Solutions

  • Photo Editing Lessons
  • Focus on Optimization
  • Real-World Assignments

Photo Editing Lessons

  • Multiple Lessons
    11 lessons included with the Classroom in a Book
  • Broad Functional Coverage
    Cover software basics and newer functionality
  • Clear Instruction
    Step-by-step instructions for realizing a specific project

Focus on Optimization

  • New Tools
    Flexible teaching options and resources provide access and equity for culturally responsive teaching, differentiation needs, delivery approaches, and time constraints.
  • Workflow Optimization
    Emphasis on improving workflow to save students time

Real-World Assignments

  • Practical Application
    Projects simulate actual professional photographic work
  • Create Outstanding Images
    Approach emphasizes design over features
  • Multiple Approaches
    Teaches multiple techniques to develop comprehensive understanding

Discover How Our Classroom in a Book Series Supports Learners

Students can take advantage of engaging supplemental materials such as instructional videos that complement lessons, interactive quizzes, and an electronic copy of the book.

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Frequently asked questions about Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom Classic for Photographers Classroom in a Book

  • What topics are covered in the table of contents?

    Getting Started

    1. Importing and Managing Photos in Lightroom
    2. Organizing Your Photos into Lightroom Collections
    3. Using the Lightroom Develop Module for Global Adjustments
    4. Using the Lightroom Develop Module for Local and Creative Adjustments
    5. Make Your Portraits Look Their Best
    6. Lightroom-Photoshop Round Trip Workflow
    7. Lightroom to Photoshop for Selecting and Masking
    8. Lightroom to Photoshop for Retouching
    9. Lightroom to Photoshop for Special Effects
    10. Lightroom to Photoshop for Combining Photos
    11. Exporting and Showing Off Your Work
  • What grade levels is this text appropriate for?
    Grades 9-12
  • What types of courses is this text best suited for?
    This program is designed for introductory arts and design courses.
  • Does the course align to any industry certifications?
    This program prepares students for the Adobe Certified Professional (ACP) certification exam.
  • What are the digital license options?
    The Student Edition can be purchased with 1 year access to the eText.

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