Lightroom Fundamentals
Course for Beginners

This 2 week course is exclusively focused on getting to know how the main components of Lightroom and create images with impact. Learn how to set up your Lightroom Catalogue and folders, backup and use basic workflow techniques.

Lightroom Fundamentals
Course for Beginners

This 2 week course is exclusively focused on getting to know how the main components of Lightroom and create images with impact. Learn how to set up your Lightroom Catalogue and folders, backup and use basic workflow techniques.

Lightroom Fundamentals Course For Beginners

This workshop is exclusively focused on getting to know how the  main components of  Lightroom and create images with impact. Learn how to set up your Lightroom Catalogue and folders, backup and use basic workflow techniques. Learn how to make non-destructive adjustments that will boost the quality of your images, restore lost detail in the highlights and shadows and apply special effects that will bring out the best in your images. You will be provided with images that will allow you to follow along with the instructor, and you are encouraged to bring along some of your own images.

Class Size: Min 3 / Maximum 8

Time: 6.00 pm to 9.00.30pm (3.5 hours)  Please arrive 15 minutes before the workshop commences to ensure we start on time.

Location: Aperture Club Studios – Upstairs at Boomalli Art Gallery 55-57 Flood Street, Leichhardt.

This 2 week course is exclusively focused on harnessing the power of the Lightroom Develop module for creative impact. Learn how to set up your Lightroom Catalogue and folders, backup and use basic workflow techniques. Learn how to make non-destructive adjustments that will boost the quality of your images, restore lost detail in the highlights and shadows and apply special effects that will bring out the best in your images. You will be provided with images that will allow you to follow along with the instructor, and you are encouraged to bring along some of your own images.

STUDENT LIMIT – 3 – 8

PROGRAM OUTLINE

 Introduction to Lightroom 

  • Setting up your catalogue: Identity plate, watermarks and metadata
  • Importing Photos: copy, move or add and File handling
  • Sorting and selecting images: flags, ratings, labels
  • Edit Module: basic light room adjustments, editing and working with images
  • Exporting Basics: Locations, file naming, file sizing, file formats, presets
  • Back up: Where and how

See our Advanced Lightroom workshop if you want to go further.

  • Fixing and enhancing: histograms, detail, lens corrections, tone curve, HSL
  • Local adjustments: Crop, spot removal, red eye, filters, adjustment brush, sky selection
  • Batch editing
  • Editing externally: 3rd party software ie photoshop
  • Presets: Importing and using presets
  • Work on final image for critique

All workshops include a mixture of theory, demonstrations and hands-on activities. You will be provided with  a broad assortment of practice photos and Lightroom presets, so you can continue to revisit the exercises after you complete the workshops. Bring your laptop and a functional copy of Adobe Lightroom and be ready to bring your images to life!

COST $280 includes GST

WHAT CAN BE COVERED

  • Overview of the Lightroom Develop Module
  • Reading the Histogram
  • Crop, Straighten & Aspect Ratio
  • White balance
  • Tones & Exposure
  • Basic Tone Curve adjustments
  • Clarity, Vibrance & Saturation
  • Sharpening & Noise Reduction
  • Spot removal
  • Cloning & Healing
  • Advanced adjustments overview

PREREQUISITES

A working version of Lightroom CC / Lightroom 6 already installed on your own laptop (a one-month trial version of Lightroom is available from Adobe). We will provide you with images to work on in the course though you are welcome to bring your own.

WHAT TO BRING

  • Laptop or desktop computer  with the latest Adobe Lightroom software (you can download a demo of the latest update, which will work for one month) A mouse is highly recommended for image editing.
  • It is your responsibility to turn up with a working version of Lightroom CC /Lightroom  installed on your computer (please check before arriving)
  • Files of some images you would like to work on
  • Bring appropriate adaptors to use  USB drives
  • External storage such as hard drive(advisable), Pen drive

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Tea, coffee and snacks
  • Small groups limited to 8 participant

CONTACT DETAILS

Sharon

Aperture Club

Contacts:

Sharon: 0411 370 577

Email: sharon@theapertureclub.com.au