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XChange Training Location Manchester

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

Adobe Lightroom Introduction - Manchester

Key Course Details:




- 10am to 5pm


£299 + 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 XChange Training Manchester training centre based at:

    Piccadilly House
    49 Piccadilly
    M1 2AP

    Piccadilly House is located in the heart of Manchester directly next to the Piccadilly Gardens transport interchange with excellent bus and tram connections and is easily accessed from Piccadilly train Station (5 mins). Victoria station is also close by (around 10 mins).

    Daily course times run between 10am and 4:30pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

    View Full details of our Manchester Training Venue and Course options

    XChange Training Location Manchester

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  • Lightroom Introduction - Upcoming Manchester Course Dates

    Next 28 Mar - 28 Mar £299 + vat
    Next 31 May - 31 May £299 + vat
  • Client Reviews

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

    William Carr, Rushton, Lightroom - 1 Day Introduction

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

    Peter Forsyth, Lightroom - 1 Day Introduction

    "An excellent day which achieved my objectives."

    Michael Laurie, Arat Consulting, Lightroom - 1 Day Introduction

    "Excellent one-to-one training, giving indepth knowledge of the software. Great opportunity to discuss workflows and software issues."

    George Stuart, Centaur Communications, Acrobat - 1 Day Introduction

    "I really enjoyed the class and learnt so much in the two days. The tutor was excellent and made the training much more fun, I would definitely consider doing more training in the future."

    Katie Reeves, STI Group, Maxon Cinema 4D - 2 Day Introduction

    "Very detailed and informative. The overall experience was very good and I would definitely attend another class."

    Shane Pennington-Cooper, Shop Direct, After Effects - 2 Day Introduction

    "I found the instructor very helpful and knowledgeable. I would like to return for further training..."

    Rebecca Sanderson, Frank Cass, Database Publishing - 1 Day Introduction

    "Superb content and excellent trainer/delivery. Overall very enjoyable and I am looking forward to using the skills gained these last 2 days. Thank you!"

    James White, Volker Wessels, Storyline - 2 Day Introduction

    "Very well explained course that has left me confident in the ability to use the software. Thanks for a great day!"

    Jimmy Bickerton, Milk Design, Dreamweaver for HTML Emails Introduction

    "Great experience. Thanks for giving me a good grounding into Cinema 4D over a short period."

    Paul Dunkley, Maxon Cinema 4D - 2 Day Introduction