Photoshop & Lightroom Lessons

Regular price £135.00

Skill Level: Beginner

Duration: 2-3 hours

Location: Outside the Box Cafe, 2 Bridge Ln, Ilkley LS29 9HN

Notes: Free fully illustrated printed handout

Want to take your photographs to another level?
Give your best shots the lift they deserve by learning how to enhance them. There are three lessons available in this series,
Introduction to Lightroom and Photoshop, Lightroom in Depth and Photoshop in Depth. All three are suitable for beginners and intermediate.

  • Demystify the numerous functions & tools of Lightroom & Photoshop.
  • Private lesson taken at your pace and tailored to your needs
  • Learn to use both programs to enhance your photography in a subtle but effective way
  • Improve the quality and appeal of your photos using simple techniques
  • Achieve professional finishes with professional tips & techniques

This is the perfect introduction for anyone who wants to learn photo editing in Lightroom and Photoshop.

These lessons are now offered as a private lesson. Booking a pro

When you're sitting in front of a screen looking at all the different tools and menus of these programs it can seem quite overwhelming. These lessons remove the barriers and complexities of both Lightroom and Photoshop. It enables you to quickly grasp simple but powerful tools. These tools will open up new worlds of possibilities and help you raise the bar of your photographs!

Introduction to Lightroom & Photoshop

Learn everything you need to know to get the best from your photos. This comprehensive introduction cuts through the jargon and gives you the essentials for getting the best from a photograph using Lightroom and Photoshop.

Items covered include:

  • Using RAW format photography
  • Best practice guide for importing, exporting and organising photos
  • Essential tools for photo enhancements including colour, contrast, cleanup tools and much, much more!

Lightroom in Depth

Lightroom is a powerful tool for anyone wanting to take their photography to the next level!

This practical workshop offers an engaging and comprehensive introduction for anyone wanting to explore the power Lightroom. The lesson removes the complexities often experience when first faced with these sophisticated programs.

Items covered include:

  • Using RAW format photography
  • Best practice guide for importing, exporting and organising photos
  • Basic and advanced image editing techniques
  • Introduction to panoramas & High Dynamic Range Images



Photoshop in Depth

“What can Photoshop do that Lightroom can’t?” It’s a fair question and one that comes up a lot. But maybe a more accurate question would be “What does Photoshop do better than Lightroom?” and the answer is quite a lot.

When it come to retouching and adding the final touches to a photo, Photoshop is as sophisticated as it gets. As Photoshop and Lightroom come together in the Creative Cloud subscription you’ll have the best of both worlds anyway!

This Lesson focuses on what Photoshop does best. Walking you through many professional techniques and workflows to get the best out of your images.

Items covered include:

  • Using adjustment layers & masks
  • Various retouching techniques (portrait & landscape)
  • Introduction to filters
  • Best practice guide for saving and exporting photos

Can I bring children?

From an early age, photography has played such a key role in my life. As part of my desire to champion photography to young people I offer free places for under 16s when accompanied by a paying adult

What if the weather forecast is bad?

You may be surprised just how many bad forecasts result in beautiful days - it happens a lot!

Walking Photography will always try and proceed with a planned photo walk. If extreme weather conditions or severe accessibility issues arise, then the walk date will rearranged for a convenient date. 

What if the weather is bad? 

It is surprisingly rare to have an event that is completely marred by the weather. With a deep to commitment to offering fun and enjoyable photo walks and workshops, if the event is judged to have been ruined by the weather participants will be given a 50% discount voucher off a future Photo Walk workshop up to the same value. 

Can I bring my camera phone or tablet?

Yes! We welcome camera phone and tablet walkers on most photo walks. There are some events like Get a Grip Course and the Night Photo Walks where you require manual functions on your camera. Such events are clearly noted in the descriptions.

What is the accessibility like? 

Accessibility varies widely from event to event. Please get in touch with any accessibility questions.

Walking Photography also offers Private Leisure Tours at a fixed rate that can be tailored to address any accessibility needs.

 


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