Introduction to Adobe Lightroom

Adobes’ Lightroom  is the essential software application of choice for today’s photographer. Whether you are a pro photographer or a passionate amateur you want 3 things from a software suite, efficient easy to use organisation of your digital asset(image libraries), user friendly but effective image processing and development and great publishing & export options. Lightroom  is the industry leading digital darkroom that offers all 3.

Join us for an insight into combining these well-designed elements of Lightroom to enhance your photography lifestyle. Our unique “Hands On” Workshop will explore the key features of what Lightroom has to offer in organizing, enhancing and sharing today’s visual experiences.

The workshop is designed to guide you through a tried and tested WORKFLOW for the typical wildlife / nature /wedding photographer. Not only will we make sure Lightroom is setup on your own computer with a system that will work for you, but our workshop is completely practical and hands on, you will actually follow along step for step in the exercises using sample images we will provide. By the end of this workshop you will be able you to use the basic modules and features of Lightroom, using a digital workflow that will work for you and your stunning portfolio.

Our instructors are all professional photographers in their field as well as Lightroom experts, they bring a passion for patient, interactive teaching gained from leading hundreds of workshops around Africa. They will emphasize using Lightroom to its fullest potential by focusing on “only” the essential application elements that will enable you as a photographer to move your visual craft to new engaging perspectives.

Bring your laptop or computer system with the current version of Lightroom installed, your photography, and your focus.

What The Workshop Will Cover
– Introduction to Lightroom
– Basic concept of lightroom. The catalog vs your photo files
– Setting up Lightroom and roots to files and folders
– The look and feel of Lightroom
– Module overview and Introduction
– Digital workflow: import, previews, marking, deleting, develop, export
– Keywording, flagging, rating, labeling
– Finding and filtering: text, attributes and metadata
– Basic editing in the Develop module
– Collections
– Exporting photos
– Backing up

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