Dade Freeman
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Getting to grips with... LIGHTROOM

Getting to grips with Lightroom

Coming up shortly will be another of my workshops, this time focussed on Lightroom.

Lightroom is the tool of choice for many photographers. However it can be daunting if you are unfamiliar with the interface. This workshop will remove the fear and walk you through the way I use Lightroom, helping you understand it better and how to get the most from it for you. 

In this workshop I will cover the most important modules - the library and develop module - explaining what they do and how. By breaking these areas down even further and exploring the layers within the modules you will get a much clearer picture of how to use Adobe Lightroom and get the best from your photographs.

Library Module: 
Importing 
Organisation 
Tagging
Collections 
Plug ins 

Develop Module: 
Crop Tools 
Spot Removal 
Red Eye Correction 
Graduated Filter 
Radial Filter 
Adjustment Brush

Digging Deeper:
White Balance 
Exposure/Contrast 
Highlights/Shadows/Whites/Blacks 
Clarity 
Vibrance/SaturationTone Curve 
Hue/Saturation/Luminance 
Split Toning 
Detail/Noise Reduction 
Lens Corrections 
Camera Calibration 

Finishing off:
Picking favourites - rating VS stars VS picks

Comparing images

Hidden gems and shortcuts

Working alongside Photoshop

Exporting your work

This course will also be both a demonstration of Lightroom and a follow along practical session,  should you want to bring your computer. 
Date:     Saturday 4th July
Time:     11-3pm
Venue:   15-17 Middle Street, Brighton.
Cost:      £49 payable via Paypal to dade_f@hotmail.com

Please share this with any friends who may be interested or would benefit from such a course.