Introduction to Lightroom

LightroomThe next Lightroom workshop is taking place Wednesday 17th February

This workshop is suitable for those who have had little or no experience with image editing. If you’ve only dabbled with editing a few JPEG images up to now, you may be surprised to see just how much more image goodness can be squeezed out of each photograph – even when you ‘get it right in camera’ first.

Lightroom has been designed especially for photographers to enable them to do many image organising and editing tasks as easily as possible but the work flow is different from most other image editing software and this can be a little confusing at first. For this reason, we take the time to fully explain the workflow used in Lightroom and show you how to organise your images and take control of your photos. Only then do we move on to image editing. By the end of this workshop, you will be able to confidently import, organise, edit and output your images for print or the web.

One popular aspect of this workshop is that we invite you to bring some of your own images for us to use as examples. This enables us to cover the Lightroom editing tools in a very practical way so that you don’t just understand what each tool does but when and how to use them.

All Image Matters workshops are specifically tailored to the needs of those attending – making them among the best value for money available.

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Course Outline

  • Definitions of technical terms relating to file types and their use
  • What you camera captures – RAW vs JPEG
  • Full explanation of the Lightroom Catalogue
  • The work flow from camera to printer
  • How to organise your photos on your computer and back-up strategies
  • Importing photos from your camera or hard drive
  • Overview of the Library Module
  • Organising, rating, sorting and searching for images
  • Image Editing in Lightroom – what it can and can’t do well
  • Complete explanation of each editing tool with examples
  • Overview of the Map, Slideshow, Photo book, Print and Web Modules

Location and booking details

Venue

The well-appointed Windmill Farm Conference Centre in the Oxfordshire countryside (a short distance from Bampton, where Downton Abbey village scenes were filmed!). The centre has been chosen for its excellent facilities and rural location, and there’s plenty of free parking on-site.

Timing

Registration is at 9.30, after which there will be short time to relax and meet the other delegates before the first of the four session begins at 10.00. The workshop will finish at 17.00

Refreshments

Tea and coffee will be available throughout the day and a hot meal will be provided at lunchtime
(please let us know at the time of booking if you have any special dietary requirements).

Cost

The cost for all this is just £85 per person for the full day, including lunch and refreshments. If you want to stay overnight (perhaps to explore Oxford), let us know, as there is accommodation at the centre and nearby.

Places are limited so book now by clicking the secure paypal link below. We will confirm your booking within 24 hours.

To pay and reserve your place click here: Book me in!

We look forward to seeing you soon…