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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 CC Introduction - Manchester

Key Course Details:

Level:

Introduction

Duration:

1
Day
- 10am to 5pm

Price:

£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 5 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.

    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
    Manchester
    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 5 Introduction - Upcoming Manchester Course Dates

    12 Nov - 12 Nov £299 + vat
    14 Jan - 14 Jan £299 + vat
    11 Mar - 11 Mar £299 + vat
    13 May - 13 May £299 + vat
    08 Jul - 08 Jul £299 + vat
    19 Aug - 19 Aug £299 + vat
  • Client Reviews

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

    William Carr, Rushton, Lightroom - 1 Day Introduction

    "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

    "The course was fantastic. I have learnt so much in just 2 days, so I would recommend the course to anyone."

    Arron Voice, Long Road, After Effects - 2 Day Introduction

    "Great tutor, good understanding of my abilities and speed of learning. "

    Rachel Radford, Vectorworks - 1 Day Bespoke

    "It was an informative two days I now feel confident enough to design and create my own brochures and have picked up some handy short cuts."

    Lauren Partakis, Fairhome Group, Adobe InDesign - Two Day Introduction

    "Good pace and enjoyable course. I now feel confident to go away and have a go!"

    Zoe Hill, UNICEF UK, Digital Publishing Suite 2 Day Introduction

    "Really engaging and a small group of three people."

    Alice Dean, LVMH Perfumes & Cosmetics, AutoCAD Introduction - Two Days

    "Very well delivered, informative, and the tutor was excellent. The small group size made learning and tutor support a pleasure."

    Niall OLeary, LCA, Vectorworks - 2 Day Introduction

    "I was first sceptical of this course, with regards to the knowledge I would gain in such a short time, but having taken this course, I could not have been happier. The tutor was fantastic, very knowledgable and helpful. I would not only recommend XChange training but would consider doing further courses myself. "

    Gary Carney, none, HTML & CSS - 2 Day Introduction