with Jamie Rubeis
4 WEEK WORKSHOP BEGINS JULY 30
$300 Full Participation | $150 Study Along
Ready to finally uncover the secrets of Adobe Lightroom?
Join us in this four week course designed for beginner to intermediate photographers. Whether you are brand new to editing or just want to dive deeper into the foundations and really utilize the power of Lightroom, we will walkthrough both the Library and Develop Modules exploring all the amazing tools that Lightroom has to offer. You will learn how to create clean consistent edits with your RAW files, correct white balance and skin tones by reading RGB values, as well as develop a fast and efficient workflow to help speed up your editing time.
Students need a copy of Lightroom 5, 6, Lightroom CC (2015) or Lightroom Classic. Lightroom CC (2017) is covered briefly but this course is geared towards learning the more robust Lightroom versions.
what you’ll get
14 weekly lesson PDFs (formatted for print or on-screen viewing)
Full participation students engage in instructor led discussion and Q&A for daily interaction and support. Study along students have full viewing access.
INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT FEEDBACK & CRITIQUE
Full Participation students receive extensive personal critiques of weekly assignment submissions.
Study Along Students have full viewing access.
35+ Instructional Videos detailing and demonstrating the concepts outlined in the weekly PDFs.
LIVE Q&A SESSIONS
Full participation students will be able to participate in two Live Q&A Sessions where images can be submitted for editing. Study along students will be able to download and view the recorded sessions.
PROCESSING TOOLS & DISCUSSION
2 sets of presets that include 20 custom adjustments to help speed up editing time.
A bonus exercise to help encourage creative thinking.
Creating a catalog
Importing images & review of the import options
Organizing Images from within the folders panel
The importance of keywords and how to apply them
How to filter and find images
Color space and histograms
Adjusting white balance
Correcting skin tones by reading RGB values
Submit 3 Images with Basic Panel Adjustments demonstrating proper white balance and skin color corrections.
Creating and saving multiple edits of one image
Utilizing collections to help organize images
Exploring the tone curve - region vs. point curve
Introduction to creative RGB curves
HSL and color adjustments
Exploring the remaining global adjustment panels
Submit two images with clean color edits using global adjustments only and two black and white conversions.
Graduated and radial filters
Utilizing the adjustment brush
Using third party plug-ins
Installing, applying, modifying and creating presets
Intro to Lightroom CC (2017)
How to use Lightroom CC (2017) and Lightroom Classic together
Submit two clean color edits with both global and local adjustments detailing the local adjustments used and why.
Creating consistency in edits
Exporting and creating export presets
Review of publish services
Structuring your workflow
Communicating your vision
Color variations and creative exposure choices
Pushing beyond the basics
Submit four complete edits from the same session or series of images. Edits should be consistent in color, exposure, contrast and style throughout.
Submit and edit with one of the creative presets provided and list out the adjustment tweaks made to the preset to fit the image submitted.
as seen on instagram
"The content is spot on and has a great progression from starting at the very beginning to upload files, set up a catalog, etc.to making clean edits with correct skin tone and finally to using local adjustment tools and presets for more creative edits. "
about your instructor
Jamie Rubeis is a natural light photographer, specializing in Lifestyle Family and Child Portrait Photography. She views custom portrait photography as a form of art. A way to capture a feeling or emotion of a fleeting moment in time. She goes beyond traditional portrait photography by encouraging connection, natural interactions and lots of love and laughs. When she is not busy shooting, editing or teaching, Jamie enjoys documenting her life as a mother of four and wife in the big city of Las Vegas. She has been featured in Click Magazine multiple times and her portfolio can be found here.
how it works
download weekly lessons
Each week, students receive a set of course materials, which generally include a PDF and instructional videos. All course materials are yours to download and keep.
Your workshop registration includes access to a private online forum for sharing and discussion. The classroom forum is open 24 hours a day so that you can learn and join discussions on your own schedule.
study & ask questions
Study on your own time, and check in on the classroom forum for interactive learning. The instructor is present in the forum every day to answer questions and offer encouragement.
complete weekly assignments
Students receive an assignment to complete each week that pertains to the topics covered in the course materials and builds upon class discussion throughout the week.
Full Participation students engage in an interactive online classroom experience that includes instructor-led group discussions and detailed, personalized guidance for the duration of the workshop. Full participation students post their assignments in the forum and receive critique each week.
Study Along students have access to all materials and are able to view all content and conversation in the main workshop forum. They also receive access to their own private Study Along subforum for peer study groups and image shares. Study along students will not be able to ask the instructor questions or request instructor feedback on their assignments, but they can follow along with instructor critiques of the Full Participation assignments.