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XChange Training Location Bristol

Use Lightroom for Professional image management Non-destructive editing Multitude of presets Easy Watermarking High-quality printing

Adobe Lightroom Introduction - Bristol

Key Course Details:




- 10am to 5pm


£275 + vat

Find out how to gain more control over your photos as we get to grips with this powerful image-manipulation program. Learn the tricks to adjust and develop compositions like a professional. A great course for Photoshop users with a keen interest in digital photography.

After we guide you through the essentials of controlling the Lightroom environment, we will show you how to import and adjust images, add metadata, and prepare your output for the web and for print. Join us and add some sparkle to your compositions. Our course provides the perfect way to improve your image workflows and to add to your existing knowledge of Photoshop.

Find out how to gain more control over your photos as we get to grips with this powerful image-manipulation program. Learn the tricks to adjust and develop compositions like a professional. A great course for Photoshop users with a keen interest in digital photography.

After we guide you through the essentials of controlling the Lightroom environment, we will show you how to import and adjust images, add metadata, and prepare your output for the web and for print. Join us and add some sparkle to your compositions. Our course provides the perfect way to improve your image workflows and to add to your existing knowledge of Photoshop.

  • Lightroom Introduction

    Course Details

    This 1-day Introduction course helps you learn about the tools and features available in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. We will help you understand how this powerful program takes Photoshop's image-manipulation capabilities to a new level.

    We will guide you in learning the work area and then move on to show you how to import, process, manage, and showcase images.

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

    • Navigate the Lightroom environment
    • Import and organise images
    • Sort and filter images
    • Apply a wide range of image adjustments
    • Add metadata and synchronise keywords
    • Develop images appropriately
    • Prepare images for the web and for print
    • Create and customise a web gallery

    Our goal is for you to manage and adjust images quickly and effectively.

    Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites:

    This course is intended for those who wish to enhance their existing knowledge of Photoshop and who work as digital artists and photographers as well as those who work for advertising agencies, design agencies, marketing agencies, production houses, and specialist corporate departments.

    Note that this course is held on Adobe Lightroom (formerly Lightroom CC) rather than Lightroom Classic. While there is much common ground between the two, there are key differences in the way files are managed and located.

    You will need basic experience in using Photoshop. Ideally, you will have taken our Adobe Photoshop CC Introduction 2 Day course.

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  • Full Course Outline

    The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

    Introduction to Lightroom
    • Overview of Lightroom – why use Lightroom?
    • Adjustment Brush
    • Collections
    • Photography workflow (Lightroom, Bridge & Photoshop)
    • Getting to know the work area – Modules
    • Basic shortcuts for manipulating workspace
    • Customizing Lightroom workspace (Identity plate, preferences)
    Importing and sorting photographs
    • File formats supported (intro to DNG)
    • Importing Preferences
    • Importing images from: Memory Card, a folder on a computer, an external hard drive
    • Organizing folders / using Multiple Hard-drives
    • Exporting photos from Lightroom
    Moving around Library Module
    • Navigator
    • View modes
    • Comparing images
    • Working with Folders and Catalogs – creating,
    • backing up, exporting, importing
    Working on images – basics
    • Quick develop adjustments
    • Adjusting White Balance
    • Temperature / Tint and Tone Control.
    Organizing images
    • Star rating
    • Quick Collection
    • Smart Collections
    • Stacking
    • Renaming
    Working with Metadata
    • Keywording images
    • Grouping keywords into sets
    • Synchronizing keywords
    • Filtering
    Exporting images
    • Export images settings
    • Editing images in an external application (Photoshop)
    • Exporting images to Photoshop as Smart Objects and creating panoramas.
    Develop Module
    • Using Presets
    • Using Histogram the right way
    • Adjusting White Balance and Tone, Cropping / Straightening images
    • Removing dust and red eyes on the images
    • Graduated Filter (New in Lr2.0!)
    • Adjustment Brush – settings and usage
    • Image adjustments using Curves, HSL / Color Black and White Conversion
    • Using the Detail Panel to deal with Sharpening, Noise and Chromatic aberrations
    • Correcting vignetting
    • Camera Calibration Panel
    Digital Photography Workflow
    • Adjustments using Develop Module
    • Slideshow Module
    • Creating slideshows using collections
    • Slideshows templates and quick slideshow access
    • Customizing the templates and saving as presets
    • Exporting slideshows
    Print Module
    • Using / customizing templates
    • Saving templates
    Web Module
    • Creating a Web Gallery (HTML, Flash)
    • Customizing it.
    • Uploading files
  • Location Details

    This course is provided at the Bristol training centre located at:

    The Waterfront
    Welsh Back
    BS1 4SB

    The training centre is conveniently located in central Bristol in the popular Waterfront area of the city and is easily accessible from Bristol Temple Meads.

    Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks.

    XChange Training Location Bristol

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  • Lightroom Introduction - Upcoming Bristol Course Dates

    Next 16 Aug - 16 Aug £275 + vat
    Next 18 Oct - 18 Oct £275 + vat
    Next 13 Dec - 28 Mar £275 + vat
  • Client Reviews

    "An excellent day which achieved my objectives."

    Michael Laurie, Arat Consulting, Lightroom - 1 Day Introduction

    "Loved it, friendly, informative and well worth the time and money..."

    Peter Forsyth, Lightroom - 1 Day Introduction

    "A great introduction to Light Room which is exactly what I was seeking."

    William Carr, Rushton, Lightroom - 1 Day Introduction

    "Brilliant two days of training which allowed me to be confident in my own self taught/on the job knowledge, efficient working methods and hints and tips. Thank you. "

    Jackie Williams, British Council, Adobe InDesign - Two Day Advanced

    "I thoroughly enjoyed the course. The training was highly relevant and interactive. The instructor was enthusiastic and engaging and I would have no hesitation in recommending the day to others."

    Rebecca Leese, Blackbridge Communications

    "A worthwhile training course. A very experienced instructor who gave useful tips and tricks in addition to the scheduled course."

    Andy Hunt, Totem Agency, Maxon Cinema 4D - 2 Day Intermediate

    "The day was very informative and well presented with ample opportunity to ask questions throughout the day. "

    Christine Shaw, Swansea University, Colour Management - 1 Day Introduction

    "Really great course content taught in a friendly informal environment. The instructor was patient and knowledgeable so I'm really happy with the course."

    Callum Aldcroft, Asda, After Effects - 2 Day Introduction

    "An excellent and thorough introduction to OS X."

    Steve Fairchild, Park Communications Ltd, Mac OS X - 1 Day Introduction

    "Great training to enhance the work and an overall great experience, thank you XChange Training!"

    Waseem Mirza, Bradford Council, Articulate Storyline - 2 Day Introduction