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For those who are new to Lightroom it can be difficult knowing exactly where to start and this is when a tutorial style book, such as this one, comes in handy.
It's a clear, comprehensive guide (more like a detailed manual actually) that covers, in detail, what Lightroom has to offer.
Explanations are easy to understand and the book is easy to work through thanks to its simple layout.
Everything is in sections which are then separated by headings and although there really isn't that many images, if you have the software open in front of you while working through the book, you won't miss them.
It's a hefty book so you probably won't want to sit and work through it in one sitting but it would be useful for creating mini tutorial sessions for yourself. If you're stuck on something particular the book's index will help you quickly find what page your answers are on and the section called 'how to use this book' is a really nice touch as sometimes books of this style can be confusing when you first pick them up. Some may say that having a tutorial to tell you how the book of tutorials works means it's too complicated, however with a guide that's this in-depth, having instructions that tell you how chapters are structured and what specific icons mean is actually really useful.
It's a very useful book that explains what Lightroom has to offer in an educating, simple fashion that makes even the hardest of tasks easier to understand.