• Over 7 hours of video learning
  •  April 2023 release (Lightroom V12.3)
  • Direct access to your instructor
  • 4 BONUS videos
  • Printable keyboard shortcuts


  • 60 Day Money Back Guarantee
  • Instant Download of ALL 40 Course Videos
  • Interactive Course Facebook Group

Master Lightroom and
Transform Your Photography:
Create Stunning Photos with Ease!

Are you tired of struggling with complex photo editing software? 

Unlock the true potential of your photography with Jim Hamel's Lightroom Course. Say goodbye to blurry images, inconsistent colors, and hours wasted on tedious editing. Join us on a transformative journey that will do more for your photography than any camera or lens upgrade.

Editing your photos is an absolute necessity if you are serious about photography and Lightroom does it better than anything else. But you've got to know what you're doing to get professional results. 

Jim Hamel will teach you how to unleash the power of Lightroom through his simple, straightforward and easy-to-understand approach.

What you will learn

Master Lightroom's powerful editing tools and transform ordinary photos into extraordinary works of art.

Organize and manage your photo library with ease, saving you hours of searching for specific images.

se the presets the professionals use to create stunning images

Enhance image quality and clarity, ensuring sharpness, vibrant colors, and stunning details.

Streamline your editing workflow and save valuable time with efficient batch editing techniques.

Seamlessly integrate Lightroom into your photography workflow for a seamless and efficient process.

Lightroom was already a really powerful image editor, but after the most recent updates, it’s almost all you need. We’ll cover every aspect of Lightroom in this course, including all the latest updates. 

First, Jim will show you the tools Lightroom has for organizing your photos. Lightroom excels in this area, and you’ll never spend time hunting for photos again.

Next, he'll walk you through the powerful tools for editing your photos. This is where you’ll learn to transform your ordinary photos into something special.  

After you learn how to use all the tools Lightroom has to offer, Jim will show you actual start to finish examples: landscape; portrait; cityscape; night shot; black and white. That way you’ll see exactly how you can use these tools on your own pictures.

Finally, Jim will introduce you to the things you can do with your photos when you are done, whether that be a print, digital display, or a book or slideshow.

Jim Hamel

- Professional Photographer

About the Author

Jim Hamel gives aspiring photographers practical advice that has a meaningful impact upon their photography. Jim’s goal is to create simple, understandable courses that are going to help you become a better photographer. Jim has written many popular articles for dPS and specialises in teaching photography. You can learn more about Jim at his personal website

What students are saying about Jim

I had no idea I had so much to learn! The way Jim set out his course was so helpful... Signing up for Jim’s course was the best thing I have done and I know I have so much more to learn but I am enjoying this wonderful journey that he set me on.

Anne C.

Jim Hamel has a very pleasant and straightforward way of discussion photography concepts and their application to taking and editing pictures; it's both informative and entertaining. I cannot recommend this course highly enough!

Pete S.

I enjoyed Mr. Hamel's teaching style - he is easygoing and understands that not everyone is technically proficient nor wants to be a professional photographer.

Penny G.

Jim Hamel explains the basics REALLY well. I love Jim’s simple and clear explanations. I think Jim Hamel is great and I hope he will do other courses in the future.

Anna T.

Transform Your Photography. 

Create Stunning Photos 

in Lightroom

Why this Lightroom course?

Sure, you could cobble together an understanding of Lightroom through various YouTube videos and blog articles about Lightroom. And there are other courses out there...

But Jim Hamel is one of the BEST instructors - a Master Photographer, who's been using Lightroom professionally almost daily since it came out. Jim's goal is to give you practical advice that has a meaningful impact upon your photography.

This class consists of 36 lessons broken down into easy to understand steps. Here are some of the key features:

Focuses on what is important. I won’t spend time dwelling on nuances that won’t ultimately matter. I spend the most time where you’ll get the most payoff to your pictures.

Easy to follow. If you have seen any of my other courses or taken my classes, you know I keep things simple. You won’t be left behind in this course. 

se the presets the professionals use to create stunning images

Examples. In addition to introducing you to the tools, we’ll walk through some start-to-finish examples so you can see everything in action. You’ll see exactly how I use Lightroom on my own pictures.

The course is modular so you can go to the parts that are important to you. Skip around if you want, or watch the whole thing in order.  It is up to you.

The course is modular so you can go to the parts that are important to you. Skip around if you want, or watch the whole thing in order. It is up to you.

A start to finish solution. We’ll cover every part of Lightroom, including the most recent updates.

More than just a video course

Bonus Videos

The 36 videos that make up this course are just the beginning! This is just the core class, with Jim adding additional bonus videos to answer all sorts of questions and show you additional tips and techniques.    

Additional Examples

You’ll delve into lots of other interesting topics and Jim will show you lots of additional examples. This will evolve and grow to keep you current and expand your skills.

Ask Jim Questions

In addition, you can submit any questions you have, and Jim will answer them.  How many course instructors hand out their personal email address? Jim will do just that, and if your question is something that might help others, he will create a new bonus video.  In that way, you can tailor this to your unique style and situation.

Facebook Group

Photography is better with friends, so we've created a Facebook Group for the course and you're invited. Jim will be hosting the group and you'll get to interact with everyone else who is doing the course. This will be great for extra tips and tricks, practical feedback, real-life examples and more from Jim and your fellow classmates.

After you master the core features, you’ll be able to take Lightroom in all sorts of different directions!

Bonus Download

One more thing – which is included in the course and you can have for free in any event – and that is Jim's list of the most important keyboard shortcuts in Lightroom.  Just click here to download it.  Even if you don’t take the course, consider it our gift to you for checking it out. 

Just the Facts

Course: Lightroom with Jim Hamel

Length: 7 hours, 22 minutes (video instruction)

Videos: 36 (+ 4 bonus videos)

Lightroom Version: Lightroom Classic

April 2023 release (version 12.3)

Level: Beginner and Intermediate

Master the Lightroom tips and tools that will bring your photos to life and save you tons of time!

What students are saying about Jim

Would recommend this course to everyone. It’s been great that you have Jim’s videos for ever and can go back and refer to them at any time. Jim replies to any questions very promptly.

Jennifer B.

Before taking this course, I appreciated really good photos from others but found most of mine weren't that good. This course improved my photography a lot. 

George C.

Simple yet comprehensive instructional videos combined with sharing and learning groups made the course easy and enjoyable. I now have the knowledge and confidence to take my photography further.

Shaun B.

This course helped me understand all the things that I had struggled with before. Jim does a great job. Explains things in terms that stick. The videos and notes are great resources.

Michael A.

What you'll learn in this course...

Part 1: Introduction to Lightroom

Lesson 1 - Introduction

Lesson 2 - Choosing the Lightroom app

Lesson 3 – Introduction to the Latest Lightroom Updates

Part 2: Importing and organizing your photos

Lesson 4 – How Lightroom Works

Lesson 5 – Navigating Lightroom

Lesson 6 – Importing Photos into Lightroom

Lesson 7 – Organizing Photos

Lesson 8 – Organizing Using Lightroom

Part 3: Developing your photos simply

Lesson 9a – Introduction to the Develop Module

Lesson 9b - Update to Develop Module

Lesson 10 – Lens Correction

Lesson 11 – Cropping and Transforming

Lesson 12 – Healing

Lesson 13 – Controlling Brightness Throughout Your Pictures

Lesson 14 – Vastly Improve Colors

Lesson 15a Sharpening Process

Lesson 15b Lightroom Sharpening Tools

Lesson 16 – Noise Reduction

Lesson 17 – Black and White

Lesson 18 – Synchronizing

Part 4: Local adjustments using Lightroom

Lesson 19 – Introducing Lightroom’s New Masking Tools

Lesson 20 – Select Sky (and Inverting)

Lesson 21 - Select Subject (and Inverting)

Lesson 22 – Adjustment Brush

Lesson 23 – Linear Gradient

Lesson 24 – Radial Gradient

Lesson 25 – Refining with Range Masks

Part 5: Combining photos using photo merge

Lesson 26 - Photo Merge: HDR

Lesson 27 - Creating Panoramas and HDR Panos

Part 6: Using Lightroom - concrete examples

Lesson 28 – Color Recipes

Lesson 29a – Landscape Example

Lesson 29b - A New Landscape Edit

Lesson 30 – Portrait Example

Lesson 31 – City Example

Lesson 32 – Night Shot

Lesson 33 – Black and White Example

Part 7: Output - using your photos

Lesson 34 – Exporting

Lesson 35 – Printing

Lesson 36 – Slideshows

Lesson 37 – Other Modules

Lesson 38 – Final Thoughts

Frequently Asked Questions...

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Master Lightroom and Create Stunning Photos with Ease!

Master the Lightroom tips and tools that will bring your photos to life and save you tons of time!

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