Course Level: Beginners
Dates and Time: See below ⇊
Max Participants: 5
Lecture Language: English
Conversational Language: English, Swiss German, Italian
Location: Zurich Altstetten
Course Type: Classroom
Eligible for discount: Yes (see our Community Membership Scheme).
Adobe Lightroom contains about 1000 menu items and about 3000 buttons, switches and sliders. If you spend on explaining each element for at least one minute, the duration of such lecture would be 8 working days without a break for lunch. Studying yourself and trying all the options in practice will take much more time.
How to learn Lightroom for a reasonable time and money? The answer is simple: you need to get to know the most necessary steps, that will lead to an immediate result. The rest will be built on the top or easily be learnt as a result of the deeper learning.
We could just tell you the whole theory in 4 hours and let you go. But we are striving for excellent progress of our students and we believe the practice is half of your post-processing success if not even more. The Course consists of 3 hours of theory and 1 hour of pure practice under our professional instructor supervision.
You will learn:
Understanding of the whole Lightroom workflow, from importing and editing to exporting.
How to import your photos into Lightroom.
How to organize your photo archive to instantly find what you need.
How to optimize your work and speed it up by several times.
How to customise your workflow.
Understanding virtual copies and smart previews.
How to make the right Cloud backup and Second Hard Drive backup systems, so you never lose anything.
Understanding Lightroom Catalog.
Understanding images formats (RAW, JPEG, TIFF, DNG).
Understanding the purpose of all the basic controls and menus in Lightroom.
How to work with curves in Lightroom.
How to achieve any style and colour.
How to change individual colors.
How to set the correct white balance.
Understanding of filters, profiles and presets.
How to synchronize and use Lightroom Mobile.
Understanding of advances techniques like HDR, Panorama and HDR+Panorama.
How to correct photos imperfections
How to export your photos.
No or average experience required: We will teach you everything.
Your laptop, additionally you can also bring tablet, we will briefly speak about Lightroom Mobile.
Yours photos on SD Card AND already copied ones to your laptop’s folder. It could be the same photos or different bunch of photos.
P.S. Lightroom Classic CC is coming in a package with Photoshop CC, which is exactly what you need. We recommend you a 20GB subscription for CHF11.85/month.
Notebook/tablet for notes taking.
We highly recommend you to download also external plugins to enhance your photos even more:
- Luminar (Use our special school discount code SSP and get extra 10$ off)
- Aurora HDR (Use our special school discount code SSP and get extra 10$ off)
Passion, creativity and love for Photography!