Adobe Lightroom 101 Workshop

1 Day - Phoenix, Arizona
January 26, 2019
Activity Level


Join photographer and Lightroom/Photoshop Adobe Certified Expert, Suzanne Mathia for an Adobe Lightroom 101 workshop as she introduces you to the interface of this powerful image processing and digital asset management program that is designed to meet the needs of today’s digital photographers. This class will introduce you to  Adobe Lightroom CC tools and provide inspiration and advice on how to get the most out of the program and your images. Bundle your Adobe Lightroom 101 registration with Adobe Lightroom 102 and save $25. Use promo code: LRBundle$25

Registration deadline: January 23, 2019

Join photographer and Lightroom/Photoshop expert Suzanne Mathia, for an Adobe Lightroom 101 workshop.   This program was designed from the ground up by photographers and exclusively for photographers.  Adobe Lightroom separates your workflow into logical, individual modules, is designed to process large numbers of images quickly and efficiently, and lets you archive and retrieve your images in a flash. Suzanne will show how to use Lightroom’s powerful modules to organize and manage your collection of images.


This class will introduce you to the tools that are in Adobe Lightroom Classic CC and provide inspiration and advice on how to get the most out of the program and your images. Suzanne offers tips and tricks on how to set up your various preferences and your computer to get the best results and put the FLOW into your digital workflow. Suzanne will explain the concepts of Digital Asset Management, Raw Processing, Color Management and non destructive editing.


The course covers the basics of Lightroom Classic CC, the new features, common questions, key concepts and hands on tutorials.  You will learn how to install Lightroom, create a catalog, import, organize and rate images with flags, stars, keywords, captions, location tags.  This class will also cover how to export, email, and share photos, as well as Lightroom’s ability to work together with the full editing power of Photoshop.  Dreating and working with collections will also be covered.


Lightroom 101 will help you understand what Lightroom is, how Lightroom works, how it is different from Bridge or other image management software, and familiarize you with the workspace. It will provide a solid introduction to the most often used and essential Lightroom workspace modules: The Library Module and the Develop Module.


Topics include:

  • New Features Summary
  • Creative Cloud Options and Services explained
  • Customizing the interface Workspace Basics
  • Setting your preferences
  • Setting up your first catalog
  • Importing from a memory card, camera or existing folders
  • Explaining catalogs
  • Sorting, browsing and comparing multiple images in a library
  • Stacking photos in groups
  • Rotating and flipping images
  • Adding copyright data to photographs
  • Keywording
  • Creating and using presets
  • The magic of virtual copies
  • Collections, quick collections and smart collections
  • Adding watermarks
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Develop Module Basics
  • Global and Local Adjustments Tools
  • HDR Blending Exposures
  • Panoramas
  • Graduated Filters and Radial Filters
  • Adjustment Brush Tools
  • Hue Saturation Luminance and Color Adjustments
  • Exporting and Emailing photos
  • Trouble shooting
  • Find Missing Photos
  • Back ups
  • Other resources , Links and FAQ’s

The class will also briefly explore the other modules in Lightroom. Map, Slideshow, Print and Web so you have a basic understanding of the capabilities of those modules. The Next class in the series, Lightroom 102, will delve into these modules in more detail.


Workshop Includes:

  • Lunch
  • Prior to the workshop you will receive a link to download files to your laptop for the class. Please do not import these files as importing will be included as part of the class.

The workshop will be held:

University of Phoenix
Classroom #216
4035 S. Riverpoint Parkway
Phoenix, AZ

The workshop will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m. Please arrive a few minutes early to locate the classroom and find a seat.


Suzanne Mathia
John Frelich
Photo Guide
Melissa Ruse
CANCELLATION POLICY: Please pay careful attention to our cancellation policy.  We are unable to make exceptions for any reason, including family and medical emergencies.  No refunds will be issued within 2 weeks of this workshop. A 10% administrative fee will apply to other cancellations.


Arizona Highways PhotoScapes reserves the right to cancel any workshop if our minimum student enrollment is not met. In the event AHPS cancels a workshop, participants will be given the option to reschedule to a later date or receive a full refund for the workshop components booked directly with AHPS.  Please Note: we are not liable for the additional expenses incurred such as airfare, hotel accommodations or any other components booked outside of the workshop.


PAYMENT TERMS:  Payment in full is due at registration unless otherwise indicated.