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Instructor: Holly Higbee-Jansen Duration: 4 Weeks Cost: US$129

Do you want to learn to create images that show the beauty of the scene you saw when you first took the photograph? Do you want to learn the other essential side of digital photography, photo editing? And get up to speed quickly?

This course is designed to get you up and running FAST in this incredibly powerful program. In this four week information packed class, you will learn how to import, organize and perform simple and effective editing processes that will let you produce beautiful adjustments to your pictures. The last two weeks of the class go into more advanced editing techniques and include a deep dive into the use of presets to speed up your organization and work flow.

During this class, you’ll learn the tools to give your images the color, detail, and mood that will make them pop. You’ll learn quick and easy editing tools with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom that will bring out the details, color, and contrast you saw in the scene when you first envisioned your photo.

This intensive hands-on, four part online workshop will help you master Lightroom’s basics, and some of its most sophisticated features. This class will give you an overview and working knowledge of this powerful, yet easy to use software in easy-to-understand lessons.

This class will cover the first two essential organization and editing modules in Lightroom, the Library and Develop modules.

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Topics covered will include:

  • Importing and exporting images
  • Image organization
  • Catalogs and Collections
  • Navigating through the menu items
  • Editing and key wording
  • Working with Raw images
  • White balance
  • Balancing contrast with Highlights and Shadows tools
  • Mastering curves
  • Dodging and burning with the Adjustment Brush
  • Sharpening and noise reduction
  • Converting to black and white
  • HDR
  • Panorama
  •     Presets for import
  •     Use of editing presets

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Course Requirements:

  • Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic  – part of the Adobe Photography Bundle subscription
  • Earlier versions of Lightroom can be used, but some features are not available
  • Desire to learn and have fun!


Instructor: Holly Higbee-Jansen

Holly Higbee-Jansen

Holly Higbee-Jansen is a photographer, workshop leader, trainer, blogger, and speaker and who enjoys teaching photography and the creative process.

Holly has worked in creative fields all her life. Her passion for art, photography and design started as a young girl when her family attended photography workshops with Ansel Adams in Yosemite National Park. Their conversations around the dinner table were about image composition and where their next photographic adventure would be.

Over the years, Holly began showing her photography in local art shows and galleries and sold it for use in numerous design projects. Much of Holly’s work hangs in private and corporate art collections such as State Farm Insurance and Sysco Food Services Corporate offices in California.

Holly’s passion is teaching group and private photographic workshops along with her husband Mark Jansen through Jansen Photo Expeditions. Their photographic intensive field guided workshops offer beginning to advanced landscape photographers the tools they need to capture the beauty of amazing natural locations throughout California, the American West, Iceland, and Costa Rica.

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