Adobe Photographer's Workflow Hands On - Lightroom & Photoshop
What You'll Learn
This is the perfect hands-on introduction to the incredible power of organizing and editing images with industry-standard Adobe tools. In this full-day course you'll learn how to use both Adobe Light with Adobe Lightroom Classic CC and Photoshop CC. These two products do it all! You will be immersed in a professional workflow that for cataloging and organizing your images with Adobe Lightroom as well as editing them to bring out their full potential, ready to publish or print with Adobe Photoshop.
The Lightroom - Photoshop workflow begins with comprehensive portfolio organization tools and processes in Lightroom. This class will cover:
- Importing Images
- Organizing your archive
- JPG vs. RAW workflow differences, pros and cons
- Using keywords for organization
- Rating images
- Filters, searches and collections
- Exporting for screen, print, web and presentation
Lightroom and Photoshop's first, and most important editing tool is Adobe Camera Raw (called the Develop Module in Lightroom). We'll cover the following techniques using this tool:
- Non-destructive image editing
- Tone adjustments
- Color adjustments
- Targeted area adjustments
- Lens corrections and more
Next we will dive into Photoshop to continue refining our images with this powerful tool. Using Photoshop we will:
- Masks and selections
- Smart objects and layers
- Master sharpening workflow
- Composite images
- Sizing and color conversions
- Layers, modes, blending, and compositing
Don't worry, if any (or all) of this terminology is intimidating. Throughout this course you'll be introduced to these concepts in a friendly way and will be able to apply all of these new techniques easily to enhance your own projects.
Which Version of Adobe Lightroom Will Be Covered
This class uses the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic CC. This is the most fully featured version. It is the computer desktop version not the mobile one (Lightroom CC).
Who Should Take This
If you are a serious photographer at any level, pro, enthusiast or hobbyist, you want a coherent image processing and organizing workflow. Adobe’s Photography Plan is all of that and more. You’ll be set to begin the workflow you need in a professional manner. If you need more hands-on time after this class, consider taking the full dayAdobe Lightroom Hands-On and the full day Adobe Photoshop Hands-On.
Presented By Steve Gandy
Steve Gandy is an educator, trainer, technology support professional and life-long photographer. Steve has introduced the ins-and-outs of digital photography to students young and old since 1995 and has been involved in education since 1978. His photography is varied but he focuses on nature, travel, and sports. Steve has contributed to training books and websites on Photoshop Elements, StarOffice/OpenOffice and other educational topics. He leads photographic tours to the southern Utah canyon lands.
BDA Members: $249.00