Adobe Lightroom Course

Adobe Lightroom Course

Adobe Lightroom short courses in Sydney, open to everyone.

Produce amazing photos with our Adobe Lightroom courses in Sydney.

Learn Adobe Lightroom with our Adobe Lightroom courses in Sydney - short courses open to everyone.

It is reported that up to 50 percent of photography takes place in the darkroom. Well, these days this means editing images using a machine and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. This Adobe Lightroom course (Classic) will allow you to take control of your photo manipulation process whilst learning about colour, file management and techniques used by professional editors. In this Adobe Lightroom course (Classic) you will be introduced to working with Adobe Photoshop multi-layered projects and processes that enable the expansion of your creative digital practice using Adobe Photoshop for multi-layer photographic projects. Whether you are picking up a digital camera for the first time or a seasoned photographer looking to transition to a better way to manage your post-production workflow, this Adobe Lightroom course (Classic) will cater photographers aspiring for a career in image creation.

Learning Aims

The aim of this Adobe Lightroom course (Classic) is to improve the colour grading skill and workflow management for photographers with every growing libraries of images. Participants attending this Adobe Lightroom course (Classic) will learn complex workflows and switching to photoshop for layered detailed photo manipulation. The course aims to empower emerging photographers (paraprofessionals) to edit better images and manage digital workflows used in industry standard.

Learning Outcomes

In this Adobe Lightroom course participants will learn how to use Adobe Lightroom (Classic), editing with Photoshop from Lightroom. File management and back up strategies will be explored along with colour theory and working with large volume images.

At the completion of this Adobe Lightroom course (Classic) you will have greater understanding of:

  1. Photography.
  2. Digital Photography.
  3. DSLR.
  4. Adobe.
  5. Adobe Lightroom.
  6. Story Sourcing.
  7. Storytelling.
  8. Colour Grading.
  9. Editing.
  10. Distribution.
  11. Audience.

Course Content

This Adobe Lightroom course (Classic) will cover the following content:

Working with files

  • Digital file types.
  • Visual storytelling.
  • Colour Theory.
  • RAW vs JPEG what’s the difference.
  • Creating layered edits.
  • Editing with Photoshop from Adobe Lightroom.
  • Back-up strategies.

Adobe Lightroom Classic CC

  • The Adobe Lightroom Interface.
  • Importing photos.
  • Setting up catalogues.
  • Adobe Lightroom Tools.
  • Adobe Lightroom settings.
  • Adobe Lightroom preferences.
  • Making adjustments using sliders and curves.
  • Maintaining consistency across images.
  • Exporting images for clients.

Digital Photo Editing

  • Photo editing – mastering all adjustments.
  • Colour correction.
  • Colour grading.
  • Global and local photo adjustment.
  • Treating skin and teeth.
  • Adding colour and vignettes.
  • Sharpening and Noise reduction.

Exporting your images

  • Delivering for print.
  • Delivering for online.
  • Delivering for use in television.
  • Watermarks and copyright.

Intended Audience

This Adobe Lightroom course (Classic) will suit, Photography, Design, Journalism, Media and Writing enthusiasts and students. This Adobe Lightroom course (Classic) will also suit academics, intellectuals, artists and community leaders and design-minded storytellers looking to find a place for their digital artworks. Photographers transitioning iPhoto and Mobile phone photography will also take this course to extend their skill set to a professional level. This course is not designed for those seeking training on Adobe Lightroom accessible via smartphones or tablets.

Delivery Style

This Adobe Lightroom course (Classic) is presented as a practical, instructor-led computer-based course. You’ll have dedicated access to a computer exclusively for your use so you can follow instructor training and work through examples in an application-focused teaching environment. In this Adobe Lightroom course (Classic) participants will be provided with photo study assignments to shoot and return to class for feedback and discussion on their work.

Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this Adobe Lightroom course (Classic) and it is open to all members of the general public.

Bring Your Own Device Option

This course is also available to participants who are seeking a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) option for users of Windows or Mac devices. Participants are able to bring and use their own laptop provided that they have a recent version of the software installed on their device. BYOD course participants are required to contact us on 02 8262 6400 (Option 4) between 9AM to 5PM Monday to Friday to enrol in this course. This option may also be available for any classes currently marked as full.

About your instructor

Antony Cirocco

Antony Cirocco

Antony is a professional educator in the Film and Photography space. Antony has been the program manager for the largest photography education programme in Australia and has managed Australia’s largest film education programme for youth at the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS). Antony specialises in teaching Documentary, Photography and Screen Production.

Photography – 24 years

Antony has worked with exclusive high-end clients such as Baxter Healthcare International, the National Museum of Australia, Informa Mining Conventions International, the Adelaide City Council, plus various Local Government Associations in NSW and SA. Antony continues to shoot for corporate clients and still contributes to community and charity events through photography when time allows.

Documentary – 20 years

Film and television projects over the last 16 years have included for Antony producing, directing and editing over 300 television commercials and music videos. Antony edited a feature-length documentary “Chasing Shadows” which was aired nationally on ABC1 and won Documentary of the Year 2008 at the SASA awards. Antony produced and directed the feature-length documentary “The Long Walk Home” which screened nationally.


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