• Mask Effects

    Learn how to use selections
    and Masks to retouch photos.

  • Enhanced Photo

    Quickly and easily enhance photos.

  • Macro Patterns

    Create stunning patterns from your photos!

  • Gradient Map

    Create & apply dramatic effects to photos.

    These photos were all created by attendees on our Photoshop & Lightroom courses...

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom provides a comprehensive set of digital photography tools, from powerfully simple one-click adjustments to cutting-edge advanced controls.

Create amazing images from challenging high-contrast photos. HDR Merge lets you combine multiple photos taken with different exposure settings into a single high dynamic range image.

An image database management system combined with a high quality image processor, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom enables you to tag and catalogue images, whether for print, the web or purely photographic use. On this Adobe software training course, experts will give you hits and tips on how to get the best out of this powerful image processing and image asset management tool.

We also cover using Lightroom for mobile to capture, edit, and share Adobe raw DNG photos on your iOS and Android devices. Sync your photos and edits back to Lightroom on your desktop. 

  • What you will learn

    Lightroom is an image processing and asset management program that is designed to meet the needs of the digital photographer.

    An image database management system combined with a high quality image processor, Lightroom enables you to tag and catalogue images whether for print, the web or purely photographic use.

    • Work with images shot in raw or jp(e)g
    • Import and sort images
    • Learn an efficient workflow
    • Create and manage libraries
    • Quickly apply adjustments to images
    • Integrate Lightroom with Photoshop
    • Export images as digital contact sheets or personal portfolios
  • Course outline

    Introducing Ligthroom

    The Lightroom Workflow
    The Lightroom Interface
    Lightroom preferences

    Quickstart Guide

    Importing images and photographs
    Viewing images in the library module
    Working in the develop module
    Reviewing and rating your images
    Making contact sheets
    Reviewing shortlists in survey mode
    Retouching a photograph in Lightroom

    Importing Photos

    Organising Photos
    Importing existing photos
    Bridge as a frontend for Lightroom
    Importing directly from Camera
    How imported photos are organised

    The Library

    The library modules panel
    Exploring the library
    Managing the image library
    Lightroom previews
    Working in survey view
    Refining image selecting
    Rating images with picks & rejects
    Working with colour labels
    Grouping photos into stacks
    Removing & deleting photos

    Managing Photos

    Working with metadata
    The Painter tool
    Photo filtering & searches
    Quick collections
    Synchronising folders

    Working with Catalogue

    Creating & opening catalogues
    Importing & exporting catalogues
    Catalogue/folders relationship
    Adding new folders
    Integrating Lightroom with Photoshop

    Develop Module

    Image editing in Lightroom
    Steps for accurate colour
    Quick develop panel
    The develop module interface
    Tool overlay menu
    Histogram panel
    Basic panel controls & procedure
    White balance tool
    Adjustments and histogram panel
    Vibrance & saturation
    Clarity slider
    Correcting over or underexposed images
    Tone curve zones
    Combining basic & tone curve adjustments
    Detail panel: chromatic aberration
    Vignettes panel
    Camera calibration panel
    Assessing your images
    Image retouching tools
    Easing the workflow
    Saving develop settings as presets

    The Art of Black & White

    Black & white conversions
    Fine tuning
    Split toning panel

    Sharpening & Noise Reduction

    Capture sharpen for a sharp start
    Evaluate at 1:1
    Luminance targeted sharpening
    The sharpening effect sliders
    The suppression controls
    Noise reduction

    The Photoshop Connection

    Opening images in Photoshop
    Exporting from Lightroom
    Lightroom for Mobile


    Preparing for print
    The print module

    Presenting your work

    Slideshow module
    Web module & creating a web photo gallery

    Course Overview & Discussion Session

    *Requires Adobe Apps. plus an Apple IPad, iPhone or Tablet.
    ** Acrobat CC on 5 day course only. 


  • Who should attend?

    Photographers and anyone who wants to learn to use the tools in Lightroom efficiently. 

    All courses are workshop format and can be customised to suit individual objectives.

    It is recommended that participants bring with them examples of their digital photographs.

  • Takeaways

    You will learn to work efficiently and save time whilst cataloguing your photography. Grasp quick and professional workflow and techniques to enhance and process your photos.

  • Testimonials

    Perfect. Just what I needed to learn.  By replacing the older software that came with my camera, I can now process my photos quickly and if required port them to Photoshop. One to one was just great. 

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Training Information

Training typically starts at 9.30am and finishes at approximately 4.30pm each day.
Courses include lunch & refreshments, course notes and UNLIMITED post-training email support.

For Tailored courses we can adjust the timings to suit the individual or group.

Online training can be taken at a prearranged time and date and typically is for a one or two hour session.

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