Introduction to Adobe Lightroom®

Do you want to spend less time in front of a computer and more time behind the lens? Of course! With Lightroom you can quickly import, process, manage and showcase your images. This course will show you how organizing and adjusting images in Lightroom makes photo processing and management easier than ever.

This course is targeted towards beginners who have some familiarity with the program, as well as beginners looking for a new way to organize and enhance their ever growing collection of images. Lightroom is chiefly a program designed to improve photographic workflow, and the techniques taught in this course were designed with that in mind, from import through export.

Class Content:

  • Quick Tour of Photoshop Lightroom
  • Importing and cataloging your photos
  • Reviewing, comparing, and managing images
  • Quick, smart, and manual collections
  • Enhancing your images to the max
  • Exporting your photos for print and web
  • Backing up your work

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Instructor: Scott Donschikowski

Scott Donschikowski is a professional photographer, speaker and instructor of photographic arts and digital darkroom techniques. He is a master of the digital workflow, is an Adobe Certified Expert and has taught and lectured all over California about the benefits of becoming proficient in the digital darkroom.

Scott is a versatile photographer, specializing in architecture, lifestyle and landscapes but also having completed work in weddings, editorials, events and product photography. He has worked extensively covering events for the City of San Jose and has contracted his work out to a number of local businesses providing them with his own unique style of photographic imagery.

A tech geek at heart, when Scott is not out taking pictures in his native California, he spends his time writing for numerous blogs, maintaining several websites, reviewing photography gear, and refining his digital darkroom craft. He is also an avid astrophotographer and when the available light runs out, he brings out his telescope and captures images of the heavens above.


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