Lightroom Class

Written by    August 29, 2015 8:18 pm

$99 – PLUS WORKBOOK @ $29

Learn to use Lightroom4 for more dynamic images – 5 week class

 

STARTS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 7:00 PM

 

This 5 week class will help you create great images from good ones and help save poor images from your computers trash can. During the first class we will talk about the importance of monitor calibration and as part of your first class we will calibrate each students laptop. ($29 value)

YOU WILL NOT NEED TO PURCHASE LIGHTOOM 4 IF YOU DON NOT ALREADY OWN THE SOFTWARE  ADOBE OFFERS A FREE 4 WEEK TRIAL FOR YOUR EVALUATION.

 

Course Outline – Class Notes

Week One

  • Introduction to Lightroom4 – this is an advanced class for working primarily with RAW files.
  • What are RAW files?
  • What is non-destructive image manipulation?
  • Let’s learn about your Monitor – how your monitor (laptop screen)will affect your prints.
  • How to calibrate your monitor

o   What is white point

o   Room environment

o   Print test

  • We will calibrate each students laptop screen during our first weeks class (a$29 value).

Week Two

  • Loading lightroom4 (your 30 day trial)
  • Screen layouts and catalogs
  • The import screen

o   Auto Import

o   Using keywords

o   Import Presets

  • Your weekly assignment

o   Import some images

o   Extra Credit –

Week Three

  • This week is all about the Develop Module
  • How to read a histogram
  • Setting white balance
  • Basic cropping
  • Adjusting exposure zones in your images
  • Syncing multiple images with common settings
  • Your weekly assignment

o   Select on assignment

o   Extra Credit

 

Week Four

  • This Week we will work with advanced Develop options
  • The powerful Gradient tool
  • The adjustment brush
  • The spot removal tool
  • Virtual Copies and how they work
  • Creating presets
  • Three more Lightroom tips
  • Your weekly assignment

o   Using one of this week’s tips; create an image using one or more of these techniques.

o   Extra credit – Surprise me! Give me your best shot! (must be a new image taken since  the beginning of your class.

 

Week Five

  • Slide show, Print and other Modules
  • What can these other modules do for your workflow
  • Lightroom  sharpening and how far can you go
  • Review of key features and Q&A
  • Three more tips

 

The Fine print… All courses are prepaid to reserve your spot. If you need to cancel you may receive a full refund less a $10 cancellation fee if you cancel 7 or more days prior to the first day of class. If you cancel less than 7 days before class you will be credited the full amount less the $10 cancellation fee towards a future class or lab credit for prints, photo books and more.

 

Classes now forming, call for available dates and to reserve your spot

Stein Photography – 419-668-1864

 

Order your class at: www.PicturesR.us our Stein Photography/SLR Imaging, Inc. on-line shopping cart.