Introduction to Lightroom

21 July 2016

10:00 - 16:30

Amersham Studios
Rear of 31, The Penningtons,
Chestnut Lane
United Kingdom

Tel:01225 325 733

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Non RPS Member£105.00 
RPS Member£80.00 
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Introduction to Lightroom with Tim Daly
This course provides an introduction to Lightroom’s organisational, editing and printing tools and is suitable for a beginner. You will need to bring your own laptop and a version of Lightroom 5 or later.

Day schedule

10.00 Welcome and outline of the day

Topic 1: How Lightroom is different
Overview of the application, how it simplifies your workflow and the function of the Catalogue file.

Topic 2: Setting up your image archive
Advice on data storage, naming files, importing and managing your growing archive.

Topic 3: Viewing, editing and sorting

12.30 – 13.15 Lunch

Topic 4: Basic editing in the Develop module
Colour, exposure and tone control using a variety of panel tools.

Topic 5: Hand-editing techniques
Using the Selection Brush and other ‘floating’ tools, to create Lightroom-style masks.

Topic 6: Preparation for print
Using Lightroom’s new Soft-Proofing functions, we will use printer profiles and Lightroom print templates to layout contacts and finals for printing.

16.00 Review and recap of the day

16.30 End

What you need to bring along
A laptop with Lightroom 5 onwards already loaded.  A USB stick or portable hard drive with a selection of your own images. Best option is to bring RAW files, but JPEG’s are okay too. (Note: Lightroom can’t edit layered .psd/Photoshop files)

Apple Mac users
Only drives that are in the FAT32 format can be read and written to by both Windows PC’s and Apple Mac computers. If you wish to use your own Mac for the course please contact Liz on 01225 325 770

Times: 10am – 4.30pm

Lunch is provided

The workshop will take place at Amersham Studios. Please visit the studio website for further directions and map.

Time: 10.00am – 4.30pm
Location: Amersham Studios
Rear of 31, The Penningtons,
Chestnut Lane,

Tel +44 (78) 25621916

Parking: There is parking outside the studio


Cancellation policy

Notice of Cancellation - Please inform us as soon as possible if you are unable to attend a course as it is not possible to refund any cancellation or transfer to another workshop less than 14 days prior to course start date. The Society reserves the right to cancel a workshop 7 days prior to its start date - please check your hotel and travel cancellation policy as this may be affected.

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01225 325 733

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