Intro to – Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5


Lightroom is Adobe’s premiere image organizing and editing software, designed specifically for photographers. This is an introductory course designed for students getting started with the program or who have been using it for a while and feel they have gaps in their understanding.

Students will come away with a great foundation in the understanding of file management, workflow, image processing and sharing – all the things needed to get started using Lightroom.

Course topics:

Session I: Program overview, workflow, file management, catalog, backups

Session II: Rating, using keywords, comparing, searching

Session III: Image processing

Session IV: Export, printing, social media sharing

Class details

Format: Lessons with hands-on practice in 10 hours of instruction delivered in 4 sessions of 2.5 hours each (short break in each session). Long-time instructor Rebecca Benoit is known for making concepts easy to understand and her patience.

Location: In the same building as Advance Camera in Suite 8126 on the backside of the building.

Registration: Call 503-292-6996, email: or stop by Advance Camera to sign up and pre-pay for the class.

Class Size: Limited to 6 – 10 people

Cost: $180 per person

Bring: Your laptop computer and power cable, with Lightroom 5 loaded (a free trail is available from or a $9.99/month subscription gets you Lightroom and Photoshop)