Lightroom for Beginners (Classic CC)


Over three dedicated sessions, students will explore the Library and Develop modules of Adobe Lightroom (Classic CC).  Students will create an efficient workflow and an organised system for managing digital files.  Students will learn the essentials of editing, processing and exporting digital photos. 

Deb explains everything you need to know to get up and running with Lightroom, in a step by step, easy to understand way. You’ll be amazed at what this program can do and how much easier it makes organising and processing your digital files.

Course content

Library Module:

Importing, Exporting, Metadata, Understanding the Catalog, Keywords, Ratings, Collections and more.

Develop Module:

Global and Local adjustment options, Presets, HDR merging, Processing Tips, Smart Previews and more.

Ideal for

Anyone who wants to learn more about Adobe Lightoom image organisation and manipulation software to view, organise and edit large numbers of digital images.

Important Information

Please note, this course teaches Lightroom CLASSIC CC not Lightroom CC.

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Students will learn how to make the most of Adobe Lightroom.  They will explore how to organise files, process images and develop a workflow.



Materials supplied

All relevant course materials are included.

Materials to bring

Must have a Laptop, Lightroom Classic (or recent version), an external hard drive or USB stick.  Pen/pencil and notebook also recommended.


Participants will be awarded an RMIT Statement of Participation.

Additional notes



Deborah Dorman

Deborah Dorman is a qualified professional photographer with a Cert IV in Training and Assessment. She loves sharing the joy of photography with others and has a skill for explaining the complex in easy to understand ways.
Deborah established Wild Honey Photography, a successful portrait, wedding and event photography business, in Qld in 1998. She moved to Melbourne in 2010 and commenced teaching photography at RMIT.
You'll find Deborah teaching the Introduction to Photography Level 1 and 2 as well as the People and Portrait short courses.
Deborah also runs Photography Travel Tours and regularly exhibits her fine art photography, with images in both public and private collections.

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Available course dates

Thursday 28 March 2019

  • Code S345354
  • Start date 28.03.19
  • End date 11.04.19
  • Hours 9.00
  • Campus City
  • Fee $375.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Thu 28.03.19 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Thu 04.04.19 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Thu 11.04.19 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00

Tuesday 11 June 2019

  • Code S345354
  • Start date 11.06.19
  • End date 25.06.19
  • Hours 9.00
  • Campus City
  • Fee $375.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Tue 11.06.19 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Tue 18.06.19 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Tue 25.06.19 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00

Wednesday 07 August 2019

  • Code S345354
  • Start date 07.08.19
  • End date 21.08.19
  • Hours 9.00
  • Campus City
  • Fee $375.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Wed 07.08.19 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Wed 14.08.19 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Wed 21.08.19 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00

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