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Lightroom Course Description
Our “Adobe Photoshop Lightroom – Part 1 Getting Started” course is aimed at those new to or wishing to gain a deeper understanding of the facilities and functions available within the Lightroom software package.
Lightroom has evolved into the defacto standard for professionals and amateurs alike, to help them manage their photographic library, perform a growing range of photo editing tasks and to publish their work. Lightroom has become the central place for many photographers to manage their workflow, from capture and organisation to editing and publishing.
This Lightroom course currently covers Lightroom versions 3.x, 4.x and 5.x making it suitable for the vast majority of existing and potential Lightroom users. We will provide an insight into how you can make the most of the Lightroom package, offering lots of practical examples and shortcuts, explaining the various configuration options available.
During the course we look at configuring, importing, organising, developing and publishing your photographs in sufficient depth to give you the confidence to return home and continue to develop your Lightroom skills.
What will you learn on this Lightroom course?
During this half day course, we will cover the following topics:Introduction What is Lightroom and why use it? What is non-destructive editing? Setting up Lightroom Preferences Organising your desktop and using 2 monitors Accessing help and checking for updates Lightroom Catalogues What are Lightroom catalogues? Using multiple catalogues Backing up The Library Module – part 1 Grid view Loupe view Compare view Survey view Lights out Quick edit Importing into Lightroom – part 1 Options and techniques Hints and tips Organising your catalogue/s – part 1 Sets and collections Keywords Flagging and rating Selecting and rejecting Colour coding Star ratings Searching and Filtering – part 1 Text searching Date filtering The Develop Module – part 1 Understanding the screen A look at the development controls Resetting an image Creating a virtual copy Copying develop settings Exporting Single image Multiple images Export settings Printing Module – part 1 An overview of printing Slideshow and Web Module – part 1 An introduction
Who is this Lightroom course suitable for?
We’ve designed this course to be suitable for anyone new to or contemplating using Lightroom and existing users who wish to understand the capabilities of Lightroom in more detail. Lightroom is suitable for owners of any type of digital camera, regardless of their photographic skill level.
Pre-requisites for this course
A working knowledge of Microsoft Windows or Apple Mac based computers is recommended as we will not have sufficient time to cover the fundamental operation of these computer platforms.
Course Timings and Locations
Courses generally run on Saturdays from 09:00 to 12.30.
Haddenham based courses are held at Chiltern House.
Suggested follow on courses
Delegates who attend the “Getting Started” course, may wish to consider the following courses: