Lightroom Mobile: The Beginner’s Guide to Powerful Editing

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Elevate your mobile photography with Lightroom Mobile’s powerful editing app. This beginner-friendly tutorial dives into essential adjustments like light and color correction, helping you achieve professional-looking results. Learn to transform flat photos, create specific moods, and add impactful edits, all from your phone. To follow along, we’ve included both JPEG and RAW files for you to practice your new skills!


  • 7 RAW Files
  • 16 JPEG Files


Table of Contents

1 | Course Preview
  • 01 - What You’ll Learn
2 | Getting Started
  • 01 - App Overview
  • 02 - Master the Basics
  • 03 - Selective Edits
2 | Advanced Tools & Techniques
  • 01 - New AI Tools
  • 02 - Color Correction
  • 03 - RAW vs JPEGs
  • 04 - Exporting & Sharing

Editing at Your Fingertips



Edit On The Go

Edit and organize your photos anywhere with the free Lightroom Mobile app. It’s like a mini photo studio in your pocket! Use pro-inspired tools for stunning edits, from one-tap filters to precise adjustments. Even capture RAW photos for ultimate editing freedom.

Importing Images

Bringing your photos into Lightroom Mobile is a breeze. In this tutorial we’ll show you exactly how to import your images into the app with just a few taps. You’ll learn how to navigate your gallery and we’ll even give you some additional tips to make the process even smoother, like selecting or deselecting multiple photos at once.

Learn The Basics

Breathe new life into your photos with Lightroom Mobile’s basic editing tools! You’ll learn to finesse light and color, creating a balanced look or a specific mood. Plus, we’ll explore the magic of presets and other essential edits.



Color Correction

The right colors can make all the difference! Lightroom Mobile’s basic editing tools go beyond simple filters. We’ll show you how to fix color casts and achieve a natural look, transforming flat photos into captivating scenes with the magic of light and color adjustments.

Effortless Cropping

Cropping refines the composition of your photos. You’ll learn how to edit your images in a non-destructive way, to create a tighter frame, straighten horizons and adjust the aspect ratio for a polished look.

Highlight The Details

Getting the perfect picture, is all about small adjustments. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to adjust highlights, shadows, and temperature to create the perfect mood and enhance specific areas of your photos.

Explore New AI Tools

Say Goodbye to Distractions

Removing distractions has never been easier with Lightroom’s new Generative Remove Tool, which utilizes artificial intelligence to seamlessly erase unwanted objects from your images in a few easy steps.



Try Generative Remove

Lightroom’s new revolutionary Generative Remove Tool uses AI to vanish all sorts of imperfections: unwanted objects, photobombs, almost anything you want! In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through the process of selecting those objects and replace them with clean backgrounds.

Let Your Subject Shine

Backgrounds distracting from your subject? Lightroom’s new Lens Blur tool is here to help!
Learn how to create a natural blur effect, from a subtle vignette to a dramatic background fade. Get ready to transform your photos and highlight what matters most.

Fix Horizon Lines

Crooked horizons are a thing of the past with Lightroom’s Straighten Tool! This tutorial will show you how to use it to transform any tilted photo into a perfectly balanced image.



Edit RAW Images

Unlike JPEGs, which capture a compressed version of the image, RAW files hold all the data your camera captured. This means more editing freedom in Lightroom! This tutorial includes 7 sample RAW files to practice on, giving you a hands-on experience and helping you master Lightroom in no time!

Mask & Refine

Lightroom Mobile’s masking helps you edit like a pro! Target specific areas, brighten a face, darken the sky, tweak colors in objects. Combine these masks for dramatic effects, taking control of light, color, and detail in different parts.

Master Lightroom Desktop

Want to take your editing skills to the next level? Lightroom Desktop offers even more powerful tools and techniques! Follow this link to access our in depth PRO tutorial Master Lightroom in 2024: Essential Tools & Techniques, to unlock the full potential of your RAW photos, master advanced adjustments, and create truly stunning images.

Aaron Nace

PHLEARN Founder – Class Instructor

Aaron Nace is a photographer, Photoshop artist and founder of PHLEARN. He is the #1 Photoshop instructor in the world with millions of YouTube subscribers.

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Yorch Sans

Fashion Photographer

A big thanks to Yorch for providing us his RAW images to use in this tutorial! Born in Nicaragua, this world citizen now thrives in Miami’s sunshine. Inspired by photojournalism, fashion, and childhood magazines, his photographic journey began in Granada, Spain. Collaborations followed in Barcelona before a 2010 return to Nicaragua for weddings. Now, he leads SANS-STUDIOS, capturing love and cultures worldwide.

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