Adobe Lightroom Classic for Beginners

Photographers with a range of skills and experience will benefit from these five days of learning to use Lightroom Classic to catalogue and edit their RAW photographs.

You’ll cover fundamentals of Lightroom Classic like using the Library and editing in the Develop module – all the way through to using masks, developing style and looks and making your own presets.

  • Afternoons. Monday to Friday. 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
  • Ages 16+
  • Beginner, Intermediate
  • Places available

Course Info

Day One
Understand the layout and functionality of Lightroom Classic.
The Library module explained.
How to import images, view and rate them for editing.

Day Two

To understand the use of collections in the Library module.
How to use the develop panel.

Day Three

Learn the power of the editing tools in Lightroom’s Develop module.

Day Four

The use of masks in editing.
How to develop a style or look, and make your own presets

Day Five

To competently use flagging within collection sets.
Create virtual copies and make black and white images.
Create panorama and HDR images.
Make and use a watermark. Export for printing, Facebook and Instagram.

Participants must have used Lightroom Classic and have basic computer skills.

To be supplied by participant

Laptop with Adobe Lightroom Classic installed – and able to insert USB

Laptop charger and power cable

Notebook and pen

Student Feedback

Paul Tidey
Course Tutor

Paul Tidey

Photography is about capturing a moment in time that may never happen exactly the same again. We record our lives, history and emotions through images. So to be ready, learn how to use your camera correctly.

Paul Tidey has worked in the photographic retail industry for the past thirty-five years and started Coffs Camera Training twelve years ago.

Paul is a passionate and inspiring teacher who still gets excited about educating you on the joys of capturing that once-in-a-lifetime image. To make sure when it happens you are prepared and ready to go. Know your camera and have the ability and confidence to create your own masterpieces.

With Coffs Camera Training, Paul offers digital SLR camera courses that cover everything you need to know about your camera.

How your camera works, how to set it up correctly utilising shutter speeds, apertures and ISO’s and how to get the results you are LOOKING FOR! It’s not just about cameras – this is a photography class, where you are taught about reading the light and composition and much much more.