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Cancelled – Lightroom Classic 101 – Basics and Beyond with Kathy Tarantola

June 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Lightroom before and after

We’re sorry but this class has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a latter date

Lightroom Classic 101 – Basics and Beyond will give you a working knowledge of Lightroom, the leading editing and processing program for photo professionals and enthusiasts alike. We will cover both the Library and Develop modules. In the Library Module we will cover the best workflow practices of importing, organizing, renaming, using stars and color labels for rating, and keywording and metadata for search simplicity. You will learn how to work through large shoots efficiently with synchronized settings and presets, and how to use Collections for creating virtual folders of your images for major efficiency. Then, with the Develop Module, let the fun begin! Learn the quick and easy tips for editing your work, beginning with learning to evaluate any image and using the tools to make portfolio quality images. 

During Lightroom Classic 101 – Basics and Beyond  we will take several images through the entire editing 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.

Library Module

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

Develop Module

• Learn to evaluate your photos for the best creative decisions
• Perfect, exposure, tone, clarity and color
• Making local adjustments with the Adjustment brush, Radial and Graduated Filters
• Applying sharpening and noise reduction
• Correcting lens distortion
• Using virtual copies and snapshots
• Making great black and white conversions
• Presets for creative developing

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 a Lightroom CLASSIC CC is required. You can download a trial version at

Kathy Tarantola always receives rave reviews from workshop participants, and Digital Silver Imaging is pleased to have her back in 2019. 

Please be aware – If you have the cloud based version, simply called Lightroom CC, it is a very different program and we won’t be covering it.

Instructor: 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). For more info on Kathy’s workshops visit her site

*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. (


June 1, 2019
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Digital Silver Imaging
9 Brighton Street
Belmont, 02478 United States
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