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Organize and adjust your images using Adobe Lightroom.

This introductory class is for digital photographers who want to establish a simple and intuitive workflow from capture to print. Easy-to-use, affordable, and powerful, Adobe Lightroom is the perfect program for photographers of all experience levels to efficiently organize, adjust, and output large quantities of digital images.

The course will give an overview of all aspects of using Lightroom with particular focus on organizing, adjusting, and outputting images. Students will learn to import images and organize them using Lightroom's easily manageable catalog system. From here, we will utilize Lightroom's developing capabilities to make adjustments including color correction, exposure, contrast, and retouching. As the final step in our workflow, we will learn to output images for various purposes such as printing, emails, slide shows, and websites.

Materials
  • 5-10 Digital images in RAW or JPEG format
  • External hard drive (60GB or more of free space)
Instructor

transparent_jones_headshot_125pxBrandon Jones is an interdisciplinary artist and photographer originally from Atlanta, GA. Brandon received a dual BFA in photography and painting from the University of Georgia and an MFA in photography from Tyler School of Art. His work has been shown in group exhibitions worldwide and is included in several permanent collections, including the Rare Books and Manuscripts Collection at Beinecke Library of Yale University. While Brandon's primary focus is photography, he has also worked extensively with other mediums.

Topics
  • Organizing large quantities of digital images
  • Color correction and contrast control in Adobe Lightroom
  • Retouching with brush tool
  • "Non-destructive" editing
  • How to export images for a variety of purposes (print, email, web)
  • Computer Editing
  • Demonstrations
  • Digital Printing
  • Lecture
Who's it for?

Digital photographers with a wealth of digital images who want to establish an intuitive, customized workflow from capture to print.

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Price

  • Non-members: $450.00
  • Members: $405.00

Date

5-session class
Monday evenings
6 - 9pm
September 11 - October 16 (No class: October 9)