If you’ve ever wanted to get all of your workflow down in one workshop, then Lightroom Shoot, Import and Develop is the workshop for you. Requirements include basic knowledge of camera functions, and at least a general comfort level in using Lightroom.
In this full day workshop, the morning will be spent shooting in a lovely local location to be determined. You are free to shoot landscape images or join Kathy for a demonstration of various techniques for simple lighting solutions and background choices for great portraits. A model will be provided. Kathy will also discuss how to get the correct exposure, choosing the best aperture and shutter speed for any photo and how to pre-visualize your creative outcome. After a break for lunch, we will take our images back to the classroom to import, edit and enhance.
With Lightroom’s global adjustment tools you will learn how to set your white balance, and get the best exposure and contrast, add vibrance and clarity to your images, make variations for comparison using virtual copies, quickly see before and after images, synchronizing changes between multiple images, and setting your favorite settings as a one click preset.
Then, with the local adjustment tools, we can zero in on portraits and learn how to do simple edits to easily sharpen and whiten eyes and teeth, remove blemishes, and enhance skin tone. Some of the SAME tools can be used to enhance your landscape photos, including the adjustment brush to add color and specific saturation, the graduated filter for bringing drama to your skies, and radial filter techniques to direct the viewer’s eye to the focal point of your image.
Morning on location 9:30-12 (2.5hrs)
Afternoon in the classroom 1-4 (3 hrs)
What to Bring
On location – you will need a camera, a variety of lenses, media card and fully charged battery. I will have a few reflectors and other simple lighting enhancement items for portraits.
Classroom – you will need a laptop loaded with at least Lightroom 5.
Date: Saturday – April 14 Time: 9:30-5:00 PM Location: Digital Silver Imaging, 9 Brighton St. Belmont, MA Fee for this course is $160*
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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. (email@example.com).