Lightroom 101 Workshop with Kathy Tarantola

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Lightroom is the essential software tool for any serious photographer. Come and learn the fundamentals of this incredibly powerful tool that many professionals have come to rely on.

Experienced instructor Kathy Tarantola will help guide you through the basics. This workshop will thoroughly cover the Library and Develop modules where you manage, keyword, edit and enhance your images. With hands-on practice, learn how to quickly and easily import, organize, edit, rate, and enhance your images, and how to work through large shoots efficiently with synchronized settings and presets. We will discuss how Photoshop will still fit in your workflow, and learn how to move between Lightroom and Photoshop easily.

We will take several images through the entire Develop workflow, reviewing tools as we go. Topics emphasized will be based on student needs. You will have time to practice with your own images, ask questions, and get feedback on your work.

Lightroom Library Module
• Import process
• Organizing
• Renaming
• Presets
• Metadata and Keywording
• Using ratings and filters
• Collections
• Searching
• Exporting
• Mastering good workflow practices

Lightroom Develop Module
• Evaluating photos and making creative decisions
• Perfecting tone and color in each photo
• Applying sharpening and noise reduction
• Correcting lens distortion & chromatic aberration
• Paintbrush/ Tools
• Using virtual copies
• Making great black and white conversions
• Presets
• Soft Proofing for printing

The class will also cover the basics of the Slideshow, Print and Web modules, all of which take your workflow to a professional conclusion.

No prior experience with Lightroom is necessary; however a working knowledge of computers is necessary for you to get the most from this workshop. A laptop computer loaded with the current version of Lightroom is required. You can download a trial version at Adobe.com.

You will gain a fresh outlook on how to manage your workflow and process your digital images faster and with more precise control, as well as learning to quickly increase your creativity and output stunning images.

Date: Saturday March 11, 2017
Time: 12-5 PM 
Location: Digital Silver Imaging, 9 Brighton St. Belmont, MA 
Fee for this course is $149*

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Lightroom Develop Module Intensive

In this Develop Module intensive, we will cover many of the features that make Lightroom an amazing and powerful processor of digital images.

We will learn how to evaluate your photographs and how to make creative processing decisions with time to practice each step. Using your own images with help along the way, you will walk away with hands-on knowledge and the confidence to enhance all of your work quickly and with stunning results.

Topics include
• Perfecting tone and color in each photo
• Applying sharpening and noise reduction
• Correcting lens distortion and chromatic aberration
• Noise Reduction
• Cropping
• Spot, Red Eye, Graduated and Radial Filter, Paintbrush tools
• Hue, Saturation, Luminance, adjustments
• Using virtual copies to create variations of your work
• Post crop vignetting and the dehaze filter• Making great black and white conversions
• Creative presets – use LR templates or create your own
• Soft Proofing for printing

Our purpose in teaching module specific workshops is to have each student learn features in depth and to leave the workshop with a true understanding of the how the program can enhance your images and ease your workflow.

Date: Saturday March 25, 2017
Time: 12-5 PM 
Location: Digital Silver Imaging, 9 Brighton St. Belmont, MA 
Fee for this course is $149*

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LR Dev Mod

Lightroom Library Module Intensive

In this Library Module intensive, we will cover many of the features that make Lightroom an exceptional Digital Asset Manager used by many professional photographers.

We will have time to practice, so you will walk away with hands-on knowledge. We will cover the best workflow practices of importing, renaming, using stars and color labels for rating, and keywording and metadata for identification and search simplicity.

We will also delve into the Export feature and create export presets to streamline your process. Learn how to seamlessly work between Lightroom and Photoshop.

Topics include
• Import process, applying metadata during import
• Organizing – making a folder structure that works for you
• Viewing Modes
• Renaming, creating new folders, moving files
• Removing vs Deleting files
• Metadata and Keywording
• Using star ratings and color labels
• Searching / Filtering – how to find anything!
• Collections & Smart Collections to organize multiple projects
• Exporting – export presets
• Mastering good workflow practices

Our purpose in teaching module specific workshops is to have each student learn features in depth and to leave the workshop with a true understanding of the how the program can enhance your workflow.

Date: Saturday April 1, 2017
Time: 12-5 PM 
Location: Digital Silver Imaging, 9 Brighton St. Belmont, MA 
Fee for this course is $149*

Click the button below to enroll and pay for this workshop

LR Lib Mod


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For over two decades, Kathy Tarantola has been sought after as a commercial and editorial photographer working throughout Boston and New England. Kathy is an experienced instructor having conducted photography workshops across the US and abroad. She is an Adobe Certified Expert in Lightroom a respected member of the photo community and has served as Co-president and board member of the New England chapter of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP).

*Refund Policy: Because our instructors commit their time to workshops and space is limited, our refund policy is as follows: Cancellations 2 weeks prior to the workshop will receive a full refund. Cancellations a week before the workshop date will receive a 50% refund. All other cancellations will not receive a refund but may apply 50% of the workshop fee to a future workshop of the same or greater price. You must notify us of your cancellation or inability to attend via email. (info@digitalsilverimaging.com).

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