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Events, photo walks, talks from the masters, in-depth workshops. Expand your horizons with one of our many events across Australia.

Starting Never Ends is the one place for all Sony camera mini-sites. Learn about all new Sony camera products in a fun interactive way.

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A complete end-to-end Lightroom Classic masterclass over 6 sessions!

About the event

Welcome to the editing masterclass you've been looking for!

Join Sony Digital Imaging Advocate and Sony Alpha Awards Judge Andrew J Clarke for this online editing masterclass, where you will learn everything you need to know to become an editing expert in Lightroom Classic: from importing and organising your images, to basic RAW editing, to image stacking and complex compositing in Photoshop! And all from the comfort of your own home!

The course is split into 6 x 1.5 hour sessions running from 29 Jul 2024 until 14 Aug 2024

Each session covers unique topics and can be booked separately, so feel free to sign up for a single night or all 6 if you're looking to learn a complete end to end workflow.

Please review the complete program and syllabus below to make sure you're signing up for the right session(s)! Recordings of each session will be made available to those who attend.

#

Session

Time

Topics Covered

Participants

Cost

#1

Image importing & workflow

Mon, 29 Jul 2024, 6:00pm (AWST), 8:00pm (AEST)

  • Importing images and the RAW workflow
  • Using previews
  • Optimising Lightroom’s performance
  • Organisation, file renaming and collections
  • Understanding Lightroom’s module system
  • Filtering, reviewing and culling using the Library module
  • Follow along processing featured images

10-15

$39

#2

The basics of image corrections in Lightroom

Weds, 31 Jul 2024, 6:00pm (AWST), 8:00pm (AEST)

  • Basic correction tools (colour balance, brightness, contrast, saturation)
  • Understanding the histogram
  • Understanding the tone curve
  • Basics of local adjustments using masks
  • Removing dust and spots from your images
  • Follow along processing featured images

10-15

$39

#3

Advanced image editing in Lightroom

Mon, 5 Aug 2024, 6:00pm (AWST), 8:00pm (AEST)

  • Advanced colour balancing
  • Advanced masking for precise adjustments
  • Managing noise and sharpness
  • Using the effects and transform tools
  • Syncing adjustments and creating your own presets
  • Advanced subject removal
  • Follow along processing featured images

10-15

$39

#4

Expert image editing techniques in Lightroom and Photoshop

Weds, 7 Aug 2024, 6:00pm (AWST), 8:00pm (AEST)

  • Building/using complex masks in Lightroom
  • AI upscaling
  • Merging HDR & Panorama images in Lightroom
  • Integrating Photoshop into your Lightroom workflow, including advanced subject removal techniques and compositing
  • Follow along processing featured images

10-15

$39

#5

Advanced astrophotography workflow

Mon, 12 Aug 2024, 6:00pm (AWST), 8:00pm (AEST)

  • Processing tools and tips for astrophotography images
  • Noise reduction through image stacking and dark frames using Sequator (free third party software)
  • Creating star trail images using StarStax (free third party software)
  • Advanced compositing techniques in Photoshop
  • Follow along processing featured images

10-15

$39

#6

Exporting and finalising your images

Weds, 14 Aug 2024, 6:00pm (AWST), 8:00pm (AEST)

  • Understanding file formats and their uses
  • Optimising your images for social media and web delivery
  • Optimising your images for printing
  • Setting up/using export presets
  • Setting up cloud backup for your finalised images
  • Q&A session covering all parts of workflow + troubleshooting for common Lightroom issues

10-15

$39

Note: Although a lot of the topics discussed are transferrable to other software, this workshop series is specifically for those using "Lightroom Classic" and "Adobe Photoshop" on desktop (both MacOS and Windows). This course will not cover the use of other editing apps like "Lightroom" or "Lightroom Mobile" and is not suitable for those who edit exclusively on iPad or mobile.

You can purchase a subscription for Lightroom Classic and Adobe Photoshop either individually or as part of the "Photography Plan" here. A 7 day free trial is also available for new users wanting to try it out!

Techniques covered

  • Image importing & workflow 
  • The basics of image corrections in Lightroom 
  • Advanced image editing in Lightroom 
  • Expert image editing techniques in Lightroom and Photoshop 
  • Advanced astrophotography workflow 
  • Exporting and finalising your images 

What to bring

  • You will require access to Adobe Lightroom Classic to get the most from this workshop series. 
  • (Recommended) A second computer screen (or large tablet) so that you can have my content and your own Lightroom app open side-by-side. 
  • (Recommended) A microphone to partake in discussion is recommended, but not necessary. A webcam is entirely optional! 

Event FAQs (For general FAQs, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions page)

This is an online-only event, so wear whatever you want!
You will require access to Adobe Lightroom Classic to get the most from this workshop series. Although a lot of the topics discussed are transferrable to other software, this workshop series is specifically for those using "Lightroom Classic" and "Adobe Photoshop" on desktop (both MacOS and Windows). This course will not cover the use of other editing apps like "Lightroom" or "Lightroom Mobile" and is not suitable for those who edit exclusively on iPad or mobile.
Yes, feel free to contact Andrew at andrew@andrewjclarke.com.au (prefered) or 0431 262 360 (if urgent)
Mon 29 Jul 2024, 6:00PM - 7:30PM (UTC+8) Perth
Suitable for all levels
5 going, 5 spot(s) left
A$39 per/person    Book now
Online meeting details will be emailed to you with the booking confirmation.
Wed 31 Jul 2024, 6:00PM - 7:30PM (UTC+8) Perth
Suitable for all levels
5 going, 5 spot(s) left
A$39 per/person    Book now
Online meeting details will be emailed to you with the booking confirmation.
Mon 5 Aug 2024, 6:00PM - 7:30PM (UTC+8) Perth
Suitable for all levels
5 going, 5 spot(s) left
A$39 per/person    Book now
Online meeting details will be emailed to you with the booking confirmation.
Wed 7 Aug 2024, 6:00PM - 7:30PM (UTC+8) Perth
Suitable for all levels
5 going, 5 spot(s) left
A$39 per/person    Book now
Online meeting details will be emailed to you with the booking confirmation.
Mon 12 Aug 2024, 6:00PM - 7:30PM (UTC+8) Perth
Suitable for all levels
6 going, 4 spot(s) left
A$39 per/person    Book now
Online meeting details will be emailed to you with the booking confirmation.
Wed 14 Aug 2024, 6:00PM - 7:30PM (UTC+8) Perth
Suitable for all levels
5 going, 5 spot(s) left
A$39 per/person    Book now
Online meeting details will be emailed to you with the booking confirmation.

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Andrew Clarke

Andrew J Clarke is a multi-award winning commercial, landscape and travel photographer with a passion for the stunning Australian landscape. Andrew is also an a...

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Andrew is fabulous. He is very clear and concise and shares wonderful nuggets of knowledge.”

Charlotte Carter, Lightroom Classic Editing Masterclass
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Andrew is incredibly friendly, patient and knowledgable, and has a great way of communicating so that it is easy to understand complex content. ”

Chris Mathisen, Lightroom Classic Editing Masterclass