50 Extremely Helpful Lightroom Tutorials Covering the Develop Module

Lightroom can be a photographer’s best friend for helping to organize and develop photos. While Photoshop is obviously a very powerful program, Lightroom’s organizational features of the library module make it impossible to ignore, plus the learning curve with Lightroom is not as steep as Photoshop’s learning curve.

In this post we’ll feature 50 Lightroom tutorials that cover different aspects of Lightroom’s develop module. If you’re new to Lightroom or just looking to improve your skills you will learn a wide variety of techniques that you can start using with your own photos right away.

If you’d like to save some time and take advantaged of some free resources please see our previous collection of free Lightroom presets.

How to Smooth Skin in Lightroom
How to Smooth Skin in Lightroom

How to Add Radial Impact in Lightroom
Radial Filter Tutorial

How to Achive a Clean Edit in Lightroom
Clean Edit in Lightroom

Before and After: Clean Edit in Lightroom
Clean Edit in Lightroom

Lightroom Retouching Tip: Fixing Hotspots
Fixing Hotspots

Lightroom Tip for Sharpening Women’s Skin
Sharpening Women's Skin in Lightroom

How to Correct Redness from Noses
How to Fix Redness in Noses

How to Whiten Teeth in Lightroom
How to Whiten Teeth in Lightroom

Basic Editing and Retouching in Lightroom
Basic Editing and Retouching in Lightroom

Enhancing the Eyes with Lightroom
Enhancing the Eyes with Lightroom

How to Edit a Sunset Landscape Photo in Lightroom
How to Edit a Sunset Landscape Photo in Lightroom

How to Easily Boost a Blue Sky in Lightroom
How to Easily Boost a Blue Sky in Lightroom

How to Boost Autumn Colors in Lightroom
How to Boost Autumn Colors in Lightroom

How to Use Lightroom’s Graduated Filter Tool
How to Use Graduated Filter in Lightroom

Lightroom CC’s New Brush Feature for the Graduated Filter
Graduated Filter in Lightroom CC

How to Create a Cinema Effect in Lightroom
How to Create a Cinematic Effect in Lightroom

How to Create a Desaturated Cinema Effect in Lightroom
How to Create a Dramatic Cinema Effect in Lightroom

How to Get a Film-Inspired Look in Lightroom
How to Get a Film Inspired Look in Lightroom

How to Create a Vintage Film Effect in Lightroom
How to Create a Vintage Film Effect in Lightroom

Build a Film Style Look in Lightroom
Build a Film Style Look in Lightroom

How to Save an Underexposed Photo in Lightroom
How to Save an Underexposed RAW File in Lightroom

How to Get an HDR Look in Lightroom
How to Get an HDR Look in Lightroom

Create HDR Effects in Lightroom
Creating HDR Effects in Lightroom

New Features in Lightroom 6/CC: HDR Merge and Panorama Merge
HDR and Panorama Merge in Lightroom 6

How to Create a Dramatic Portrait Effect in Lightroom
How to Create a Dramatic Portrait Effect in Lightroom

Create a Powerful Dragan-Inspired Effect in Lightroom
How to Create a Dragan-Inspired Effect in Lightroom

How to Create a Soft Pastel Effect in Lightroom
How to Create a Soft Pastel Effect in Lightroom

How to Create a Nice Haze Effect in Lightroom
Haze Effect in Lightroom

How to Use Split Toning in Lightroom
How to Use Split Toning in Lightroom

How to Use the Tone Curve in Lightroom to Bump Up Contrast
How to Use the Tone Curve in Lightroom to Bump Up Contrast

Editing a Backlit Photo in Lightroom
Editing a Backlit Photo in Lightroom

How to Create an Awesome Cross Processed Effect in Lightroom
How to Create an Awesome Cross Processed Effect in Lightroom

How to Create a Light Leak in Lightroom
How to Create a Light Leak in Lightroom

How to Create a Lomo Effect in Lightroom
How to Create an Awesome Lomo Effect in Lightroom

How to Repair Blown Out Colors
How to Repair Blown Out Colors

From Color to Black and White in Lightroom Only
Black & White in Lightroom

Creating Beautiful Black & White Conversions in Lightroom
Black & White Conversions in Lightroom

How to Make a High-Contrast Black & White Effect in Lightroom
High Contrast Black & White in Lightroom

Easy Black & White Conversion Tip in Lightroom
Easy Black & White Conversion

Easy Lightroom Tricks for Better Black & White Images
Easy Lightroom Tricks for Better Black and White Images

How to Create an Aged, Matte Black & White Effect in Lightroom
Aged Matte B&W in Lightroom

Creating a Black & White High Contrast Portrait Edit in Lightroom
B&W in Lightroom

How to Split Tone Black and White Photos in Lightroom
Split Toning

How to Create a Grainy Matte Effect in Lightroom
Grainy Matte Effect in Lightroom

Mastering Color in Lightroom Using the HSL Tab
HSL

Four Ways to Improve Your Photos with the Clarity Slider in Lightroom
Clarity

Lightroom Quick Tip: How to Visualize Spots
How to Visualize Spots

Tips for Retouching a Night Photograph Using Lightroom
Tips for Retouching a Night Photo Using Lightroom

Remove Haze in Lightroom CC
Removing Haze

Lightroom and Wildlife Photography: How to Create Magical Impact
Lightroom and Wildlife Photography: How to Create Magical Impact

Lightroom Dodging and Burning Tutorial
Dodging and Burning

How to Create Selective Focus in Lightroom
How to Create Selective Focus in Lightroom

3 Ways to Direct the Viewer’s Eye with Lightroom
Direct Viewer's Eye in Lightroom

Creating Rounded Corners in Lightroom
Rounded Corners in Lightroom

Master These Five Lightroom Sliders and Your Photos Will Pop!
Make Your Photos Pop

How to Make a Sharp Color Pop Effect in Lightroom
How to Make a Sharp Color Pop Effect in Lightroom

Learn How to Use the Sharpening Tools in Lightroom
Sharpening in Lightroom

How to Crop and Straighten in Lightroom
Crop and Straighten in Lightroom

Using the Upright Tool
Using the Upright Tool in Lightroom

How to Use Lightroom’s Lens Correction Controls
Lens Corrections in Lightroom

How to Use Lightroom’s Spot Removal Tool
Lightroom's Spot Removal Tool

Cloning in Lightroom: How to Remove Distractions
Cloning in Lightroom

How to Create Your Own Lightroom Preset
How to Create Your Own Lightroom Preset