On Location
Santa Fe

Introduction to Lightroom Classic

with Zach Taylor

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Course Description

Adobe Lightroom Classic (LrC) is an incredibly powerful tool for photographers of all levels. In this intensive two-day course, you learn (perhaps for the first time) the proper Lightroom workflow to help strengthen and streamline your photography.

An accomplished photographer and an expert in teaching Adobe Lightroom, Zach Taylor guides you on a technically based journey in order to build a solid foundation in the use of the software. He uses step-by-step tutorials that are fun and easy to understand as you apply this software to your own photography.

Zach will explain how Lightroom physically handles files, how to import images into your Lightroom catalog, how to properly organize/rearrange images, as well as the best way to protect yourself from losing imagery. Lightroom’s powerful developing tools are also a primary focus of this course. Using the Develop Module, Zach helps you learn to make adjustments ranging from correcting global exposure to making localized adjustments in order to enhance the quality of your imagery.

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to confidently use the most important features that Lightroom Classic has to offer.

Note: This course is specifically about Lightroom Classic (LrC), the non-cloud based Adobe program. This means that all your images and catalogs need to be stored on a physical hard drive, not in Adobe’s Cloud Storage. Key differences between Lightroom Classic and the cloud-based software Lightroom will be addressed in class.

Additional Information

COVID-19 Update: For all in-person workshops and trips in 2023, Santa Fe Workshops highly recommends that all participants, staff, and instructors attending be up to date with Covid vaccinations (per definition of the CDC).

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
All are welcome
What You Should Know:

Basic computer skills are necessary.

Activity Level:
To get the most from your workshop experience, participants should be in good physical (mobility, stamina) and mental health. Come prepared for the high elevation of Santa Fe, long days, and seasonal weather. You must be able to carry your own photographic and personal gear at all times, both on campus and on location. You are responsible for being open and honest about your physical fitness, and we reserve the right to remove you from the workshop if we find your fitness to be less than that which you have described.
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Categories
2-Day, Applications, Digital Workflow
about
Zach Taylor

Zach Taylor has spent over ten years working as a digital artist. Exploring a number of topics surrounding the mundane, his work is humorous yet powerful in its willingness to discuss the taboo of human nature. As of late, he has become an apprentice to a neon artist and is pushing his work into the world of installation.

Previously employed as the Digital Lab and Online Learning Manager at SFW, he has had extensive training and education from a number of artists and educators. With years of experience teaching, he strives to push the boundaries of how others create within the medium of photography.

Instagram: @zachtaylor.art

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