Lightroom Basics One Day Workshop

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5 spots remaining

What will we be doing?

Simply taking a picture is only the start of getting the most out of your photography. You need to learn how to quickly and effectively edit your photographs to make them look their best! Using Adobe Lightroom, this workshop will teach you all the basic skills and know-how of editing in a fun and practical way.

The workshop will cover the all principles of the program from; importing and cataloguing your pictures help you to sort through them easily, as well as simple editing techniques such as contrast, blemish-removal, colour-control and lens corrections.

You’ll be assisted by an experienced tutor Julian Lumb who will help you in identifying common issues and equip you with the best remedies. By the end, you’ll be confident enough to know how edit and take creative control of your images!

This workshop requires no-prior understand of editing software and is suitable for everyone who wants to know how to take better control of their photography and image processing.


In this one day Lightroom Basics course, you will cover:

  • Basics of importing images into Lightroom and managing a library
  • Where Lightroom keeps your images, and what it does to them
  • How to make good use of keywords, ratings and flags
  • What is metadata, and how it can be used to search for images
  • Using Stacks
  • How to change the storage location of your images safely
  • Histogram, basic panel, crop/rotate, healing brush, red-eye, masking
  • Exporting and export presets
  • And much more!

When & where?

Lightroom Basics will take place at PhotoAccess on Saturday May 25th, 2024 from 10am-4:30pm

PhotoAccess is located within the Manuka Arts Centre,
Corner Manuka Circle & New South Wales Cres,
Griffith ACT (next door to the Manuka Pool)

What will be provided?

  • Notebook and pen
  • Workshop notes
  • Tea and coffee

PhotoAccess has Mac laptops with Lightroom available for use if needed (please ensure you email us to book a laptop at the time of enrolment).

What do I need to bring?

  • Your own laptop with Lightroom installed
  • Any hard drives or specific images you may want to work with
  • Your lunch (or you can purchase lunch from the nearby shops)

The Fine Print

Enrolments for this workshop close at 5pm on Wednesday May 22nd, 2024. As a not-for-profit, our financial margins are narrow and classes require a minimum number of participants to run. In the event that PhotoAccess cancels a workshop, refunds will be paid in full or a transfer allowed free of charge. If a class is postponed, we will endeavour to reschedule at a time convenient to enrolled participants.

PhotoAccess will happily refund or transfer workshop fees up to 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. If less than 7 days’ notice is given, PhotoAccess can offer a partial refund. Alternatively, enrolment can transfer to another workshop plus a $50 transfer fee. If less than 48 hours are given, no refunds or transfers can be given. Please note that memberships purchased in conjunction with a workshop enrolment are non-refundable. See Terms and Conditions for further details.