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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic

  21 reviews

One Day Course

Classroom Based


Developed by photographers for photographers, Adobe’s desktop-based Photoshop Lightroom application allows hobbyists and professional photographers alike, to manage, adjust and present large volumes of digital photographs.

This means you spend less time in front of your computer and more time behind the lens. This one-day Adobe authorised course is designed to ensure you harness the potential of Lightroom to dramatically improve the way you manage and process your digital images, from raw capture to creative output.

Private Courses

One to one tuition or a private group with just your colleagues. Your choice of duration, content and location. We can train at one of our centres or onsite with you wherever you are located.

We offer a free consultation service to help work out every detail and build the perfect course for you.

From £499 + VAT per day

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Course Outline

  • Introducing Lightroom Classic
    • What is Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic?
    • The Lightroom Interface and Modules
    • Lightroom preferences essentials
    • Customising the Lightroom Interface

    Managing Lightroom Catalogues
    • Creating and opening catalogues
    • Optimising and backing up the catalogue file
    • Managing your folders

    Brief Overview of the Lightroom Workflow
    • Importing photos into Lightroom
    • Viewing photos in the Library module
    • Adding basic metadata to imported images
    • Reviewing and rating your photos
    • Saving the ‘pick’ images to a Collection
    • Working in the Develop module
    • Retouching a photograph in Lightroom
    • Exporting the edited photos

    Importing Photos
    • The main import dialog
    • Copy as DNG, Copying, Moving or Adding - the difference?
    • Importing from a CR card
    • Preferences and options for importing

    Using the Library Module
    • Navigating and zooming
    • Understanding the Catalog and Folders panel
    • Using the Library Module Toolbar
    • Working with the Filmstrip
    • Using the Grid and Loupe views

    Organising your Images
    • Creating, importing and applying keywords
    • Rotating images
    • Introduction to Image Stacking
    • Flagging, rating and labelling
    • Refining image selections
    • Comparing and surveying images
    • Removing and deleting photos
  • Removing Lens Distortion
    • Applying Lens profile corrections
    • Introducing the Upright Adjustment options

    Image Editing Essentials
    • Introducing the Develop module
    • The Develop module interface
    • White Balance corrections
    • Correcting image exposure and contrast
    • Introducing Highlight and Shadow Clipping Options
    • Introducing the Clarity, Vibrance and Saturation controls
    • Selectively enhancing Hue, Saturation and Lightness
    • Applying Lightroom Profiles
    • Comparing ‘Before’ and ‘After’ versions

    Cropping an Image
    • Choosing a Crop Aspect ratio
    • Rotating or repositioning the crop
    • Using the Crop guide overlays

    Introduction to Local Adjustments
    • Removing dust and spots with the Spot Removal tool
    • Using the Advanced Healing Brush
    • Using the Graduated Filter tool
    • Using the Radial Gradient tool
    • Introducing the Adjustment Brush

    Output Sharpening and Noise Reduction
    • Using Sharpen presets
    • Working with the sharpening effect sliders
    • Interpreting the greyscale sharpening previews
    • Luminance and Colour noise reduction
    • Noise-reduction tips

    Exporting from Lightroom
    • Exporting files
    • Creating export presets

    Questions and answers
Experience + Flexibility

We know training inside out. We can advise you on all the options to make sure you get the best possible course.

Tell us you need to cancel more than 7 days before your course and there's no charge. Great for your peace of mind.

Our trainers bring their years of industry experience into the classroom. You'll leave confident and prepared.

The smallest class size in the industry. More one on one time with the trainer and a less intimidating group size.

Tell us which you use and it'll be booted up and waiting with the latest software when you arrive.

We provide a lovely onsite lunch so you can relax. We can cater for any dietary requirement with no fuss.

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We know that choosing the best course can be difficult, maybe the thoughts of the 20552 other clients we've asked will give you the inspiration to join us too.

The most recent comments from attendees of our courses are shown below. We reckon they will give you a pretty good indication of how they think we perform.

  Client Ratings

Attendees surveyed20552
  Trainer Knowledge9.8 / 10
  Trainer Materials9.6 / 10
  Trainer Preparation9.8 / 10
  Overall Trainer Score9.7 / 10
  Centre Lunch9.6 / 10
  Centre Staff9.9 / 10
  Overall Centre Score9.7 / 10
  Overall Experience9.6 / 10
  % Who Would Recommend Us99.6%

  Recent Feedback

"Great learning environment, great tutors and a lovely atmosphere. "

"Small group made it easier to work and ask questions"

"Nice relaxed environment, nice facilities, nice lunch, nice tutor!"

"Great examples, plenty of time for questions at the end"

"Everything - thank you! "

"Using working examples. Always checking how relevant the training is to us/asking us for examples applicable and appropriate to us."

"Vicki has a great way to teaching, highly recommend! :)"

"Everything :) so happy to have taken my second course with you guys thank-you"

"The Trainer was very good. She explained very clearly the tools of Lightroom and had an excellent knowledge of photography. Probably the best trainer I've had of any Adobe product."

"The trainer on this course was really excellent and one of the best trainers i have come across. That explains the very high scores above."

"Great environment, and small groups!"

"Really benefitted from the small group size. Allows for all sorts of questions and tailoring training to personal needs and requirements. Fantastic explanantions and great examples to work through exercises and practice the work flow/techniques that will be used at home. "

"detailed and knowledgable tuition, friendly staff, bright environment"

"Laid back approach, easy to listen to, and understanding of needs. Thanks Vicki"

"Very approachable and not overly technical. Easy to understand."