Lightroom: From Start to Finish

Lightroom: Start to Finish Workshop with Nathan Lomas at The Image Flow in Mill Valley, CA, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Photos © Nathan Lomas

Lightroom makes organizing, developing, sharing, and printing your digital photographs easier than ever. Take advantage of this powerful software and learn great techniques to enhance your DSLR RAW images in a flash!

Learn to create a professional workflow, use powerful yet simple image editing tools, and share your final photographs with one comprehensive program. In this workshop, we will cover Adobe Photoshop Lightroom from start to finish—including importing your photos, file storage, organizational techniques, creative image processing, batch editing, and exporting and printing your finished images. We will also cover slideshow and book creation if time permits. This program combines all your digital photography tools into one fast and efficient application. Students must have RAW shooting capabilities, but no prior experience in RAW processing is necessary.

Class Schedule:

Day 1: Introduction to the Library module and importing of files. We will discuss workflow methods and file organizing techniques, as well as ways to make your catalog easily searchable.

Day 2: Continuation of the Library module and file organization/search functionalities.

Day 3: Finishing up the Library module and moving on to the Develop module. We will cover the methods used in basic RAW processing from beginning to end.

Day 4: Continuation of the Develop module and file optimizing.

Day 5: Continuation of the Develop module, including a discussion on local adjustments and batch processing.

Day 6: Completion of the Develop module and introduction to Exporting and the Print Module. We may review the Slideshow and Book modules if time permits.

Price: $325.00

Please review our Registration Terms & Conditions

Call 415-388-3569 for more information or to register.

Six sessions:

September 11– October 23
Mondays, 11 – 1PM
No Class October 9

Who should take this workshop: 

Any photographer who wants to learn to maximize his or her work using Adobe Lightroom.

Pertinent details:

  • Maximum nine (9) students

Required materials:

  • Digital Camera with RAW capabilities
  • Adobe Lightroom 5 or Lightroom CC
  • 10 – 15 unprocessed RAW images on the first day of class (On memory card or flash drive). Do NOT import into Lightroom!
  • Laptop computer for in-class work
  • Basic computer proficiency required

Nathan_TIF copy squareInstructor Bio: Nathan Lomas hails from Buffalo, NY. He developed his passion photography at the tender age of five when his father gave him a Ricoh camera. He has a BFA from the College of Creative Studies in Detroit and an MFA in Imaging Arts from the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York. He is an adjunct professor at the Academy of Art in San Francisco, owns his own photo studio in Alameda where he specializes in 19th-century tintype photography, and at The Image Flow, works with digital restoration, film scanning, and printing, as well as teaching workshops and working one-on-one with clients.