Lightroom Essentials Workshop

Learn to Improve the Way You Process, Manage and Show Your Images


Lightroom is a powerful tool that makes digital photography easier and more creative. Learn the Lightroom Essentials in our practical one day workshop that provides you with a basic overview of Adobe Lightroom along with tips and guidelines to improve your entire digital image workflow. We introduce you to Lightroom’s fundamental features and how to get the most out of it.

Lightroom will enable you to effortlessly keep track of all your images (regardless of where you’ve saved them on all your hard drives), edit your images and produce stunning output such as a quality print.

The objective of this workshop is to get photographers that are relatively new to Lightroom up and running quickly so that, with practice, you can decided on how to approach your own post processing workflow.

This one day introductory course is suitable for those completely new to Lightroom or just starting out. It will cover the process of importing your images, editing and organising them in the Library module through to the Develop module, where you edit your images as well as apply a range of artistic effects. To finish the day we will introduce you to some of Lightroom’s output functions such as Print, Slideshow and Books.


Lightroom Fundamentals

  • Defining non destructive editing
  • The Lightroom Catalogue
  • The Lightroom Interface
  • Overview of Lightroom Modules
  • The importance of shooting in RAW
  • Why the image on the camera LCD looks different

Library Module

  • Importing your images
  • Organising and naming
  • Metadata and Keywords
  • Backing up your images and catalogue
  • Grid and Loupe views
  • Sorting and Selecting your images
  • Basic Collections

Develop Module

  • Reading the Histogram
  • Cropping, Straightening & Aspect Ratios
  • White balance
  • Tones & Exposure
  • Basic Tone Curve adjustments
  • Clarity, Vibrance & Saturation
  • Sharpening & Noise Reduction
  • Spot removal – Cloning & Healing
  • Advanced adjusment overview


  • Overview of Print, Slideshow and Books
  • Basic single, full page print



Lightroom Essentials Workshop – Only $110




Our Lightroom Essentials Workshops will now be run in conjunction with Macarthur Community College. 

Lightroom Essentials – Sunday 18 Feb. 2018  Cartwright Primary School – 9am to 5pm   Bookings Open Soon! – Macarthur Community College

Lightroom Essentials – Saturday 17 Mar 2018. Campbelltown High School – 9am to 5pm   Bookings Open Soon! – Macarthur Community College

Students must have a fundamental understanding of the laptop they are bringing along.

Whilst the instructor is happy to assist with post processing related questions, they will not be able to troubleshoot individual laptop issues.

Class size will be between 4-6 students

You will need to bring your own laptop (PC or Mac) with Lightroom installed. If you do not have Lightroom, you can download a free trial version before attending the workshop.

Please also ensure your bring your power supply. A mouse is highly recommended. A note book may also be useful. 

We will provide you with images to work on in the course, though you are welcome to bring your own.

Tea, coffee and snacks


Please feel free to contact me or phone me on 0448455115 for more information about the workshops.


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