This introductory Lightroom course will assist you in developing a comprehensive understanding on how to manage and edit your images into a more efficient, smarter way of working in Lightroom CC. Streamline your workflow and discover the exciting possibilities for your digital photography right at your fingertips in this practical, learn-as-you-go workshop.


You will focus on learning how to manage, develop and present your photography – gaining a smooth transition to a dynamic photography workflow. As a photographer, being organised is an invaluable pursuit. This workshop will help you vastly improve your digital asset management, photo editing and image output skills. You will learn keywording, selection tools and metadata as well as collection management. Learn how to import images, create smart previews and be introduced to batch editing as well as discover the book module. Lastly, you will learn how to effortlessly move between Lightroom and Photoshop to deliver quality images to friends, family or clients.


Lightroom is a 1-day workshop held on a weekend.


  • Laptop or tablet with Lightroom installed
  • A selection of images you would like to work on
  • Any hard drives or backup devices
  • Chargers

 The Library Module

  • Creating a catalog
  • Importing images into the catalog
  • Library module layout
  • Moving images
  • Moving and renaming folders
  • Finding missing files and folders
  • Synchronizing folders
  • Working with metadata
  • Collections and virtual copies
  • View options
  • Flagging, quick selection, rating, labelling images
  • Comparing images
  • Creating virtual copies
  • Filtering/searching
  • Stacking
  • Keywording


The Develop Module

  • Introduction to the histogram
  • Fix it tools: crop, spot removal, red eye
  • Basics panel
  • White Balance
  • History
  • Batch editing
  • Cropping / straightening
  • Targeted adjustments with the tone curve and HSL/colour/grayscale
  • Local adjustments: adjustment brush and graduated filter
  • Detail panel in brief
  • Applying split toning
  • Vignette
  • Working a shoot efficiently – shooting tethered
  • Presets
  • Slideshow settings, text overlay
  • Sync and auto sync


Exporting Images

  • Exporting: file options, sizing, file location
  • Output – print, web galleries, blogs, photo books etc.
  • Backing up your images
  • Moving between Lightroom and Photoshop

Adam Monk is a landscape photographer based in Fremantle, Western Australia. Camping and hiking since he was young; Adam has always loved the wild untouched places in Australia and overseas.

Adam has practiced photography for more than thirty years and shares a passion for teaching and inspiring others. He currently operates a successful gallery in Fremantle from which he runs photography tours allowing the public to engage with some of the most remote landscapes in the world.




1-Day Class for 6 hours


Adam Monk

Dates and Times

Saturday or Sunday 10am - 4pm

See here for our calendar of all our classes and start times.

Class Size

8 - 10 people

Entry Level