Lightroom Beginner's Course

Get up and running with Adobe Lightroom in this four-evening course. Learn Lightroom's extensive capabilities to take your photos further, faster.

Date

05.09. - 26.09.2019

Time

19:00 - 22:00

Duration

4 x 3 hours

Weekday

Thursday evening

Price

CHF 750.00

Location

Viewfinder Center

Language

English & Deutsch

Group Size

4 - 6

Detail Schedule

Thu 05.09 from 19:00 — 22:00, Thu 12.09 from 19:00 — 22:00, Thu 19.09 from 19:00 — 22:00, Thu 26.09 from 19:00 — 22:00

Registration end: Sept. 4, 2019

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • become familiar with the organizational and creative functionalities of Lightroom.
  • Special organizing & delivery features explained.
  • Benefit from immediate instructor answers. 
  • Hands-on learning sessions.

EXPERIENCE LEVEL

This course is open to anyone with basic computer skills. As a beginner course, no previous experience with Adobe Lightroom is needed but you need to be familiar with basic computer operations, such as creating new folders and locating files in your operating system.

COURSE LANGUAGE

Although this course will be thought in English, the instructor also has German hand-outs available and can help out in (Swiss) German if necessary.

 

EQUIPMENT

You will need to bring your own laptop computer (Mac or PC) with an updated version of Adobe Lightroom pre-installed and ready to use. Please be sure that the program can be launched before coming to the first course session. It is not necessary to have any photos in your catalogue. We will use images provided by the instructor for most of our exercises. Students are asked to bring one portrait image and one landscape image for Sunday’s retouching exercises.

LOCATION

Viewfinder Center, Stampfenbachstr. 157, 8006 Zürich

 

Instructor

A'RON SCHMUKLE

A’ron picked up his first camera at age 10 and has been fascinated by the creative and technical sides of photography ever since. His main passions are wildlife and landscape photography and he travels widely in search of new subjects and scenes. A’ron has developed a strong expertise with Adobe Lightroom (having started with version 1 in 2007) and takes pleasure in helping other photographers master this powerful photo editing software.

Student Testimonials

The program is explained clearly and you immediately learn quick ways of working with Lightroom. A real bonus! It has definitely made a huge difference in the quality of my photo output and my way of storing photos.
Alex K.
The lessons were well compiled and they flowed well. I was happy to have my own computer because it just makes things easier. It's wonderful to learn from people who are passionate about what they are teaching. I went home and immediately started working on on my pictures!
Marilyn I.

Course Information

This workshop is full of demonstrations and short exercises to get you setup with Lightroom’s essential time-saving preferences, presets and templates. The instructor will guide students through a number of key processes from importing, tagging, selecting and ranking images to creative color and black and white adjustments and much more. The course language is English but the instructor speaks German and has German hand-outs available.

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

  • Small group learning.
  • Personal support from instructor.
  • Handouts documenting relevant importing steps and editing tips (English or German).
  • Coffee/tea and water provided.

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

  • Dinner is not provided. We ask participants to have dinner before arriving at the course.