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Lightroom 5 Session 2 by Rebecca Benoit

Greetings Lady Photographers,  As planned, Rebecca Benoit will present the second session of Lightroom (5).  She promised that this will be even more fun!

We were unable to schedule this session sooner because of limited availablity at the Library.  But we have lots to look forward to when the weather is quite rainy.

Session
2:

Lightroom 5 -
Editing - The Juicy Stuff
Session
Overview:
Although Lightroom
is an awesome file management tool and database, the magic really happens for
photographers in the Develop module. Here is where you adjust tone and color,
crop, straighten, fix perspective, convert to black and white, reduce noise and
sharpen and more. Local adjustments include an adjustment brush, radial filter
(new in LR5), graduated filter (you won't believe what this does to those washed
out skies!), and the hugely improved spot removal tool.

Join Rebecca Benoit of Pixelegacy for an in depth look at the LR5 Develop
module.

Topics include:
Cropping and straightening photos

Fixing perspective with the new Upright tool

Adjusting color and tone

Reducing noise, sharpening

Targeting edits with the adjustment brush

Using the radial and graduated filters

Applying the spot removal tool

Correcting for lens and camera
distortions


Who Is This Class For?
This class is great for photographers who are thinking of getting
Lightroom, and those who already have Lightroom but need to get a better handle
on how to use it. Advanced users will also no doubt get some jewels!


What Do I Need To Bring?
The session will be more of a demonstration than an actual hands-on class,
however, you are welcome to bring a laptop with Lightroom already installed (you
can download a 30 day free trial if you like) to follow along if you like.


Anything Else?
You'll take home a handout with guidance on the information covered.

(Also, I still have Lightroom 3 and I found the previous class still very helpful!)


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Instructor Bio


REBECCA
BENOIT   www.pixelegacy.com
Teaching
digital photography is the perfect storm for Rebecca Forbes Benoit, combining
her lifetime love of photography with her passion for teaching anything to do
with technology. Mostly self-taught (she reads manuals for fun), Rebecca has
worked with hundreds of computer users and photographers in the Pacific NW since
1995. She is known for her patience, good humor, and ability to break
down complicated concepts into digestible, useful information. Rebecca teaches
photography and software to private clients, as well as leads classes and
workshops for organizations such as Newspace Center for Photography and the
Sherwood Foundation for the Arts. She is an Assistant Organizer for the Portland
Vancouver Photography Meetup Group, Commissioner for the Beaverton Arts
Commission and member of our WLPT.

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  • Edy K.

    Thank you, Rebecca for sharing your expertise in a most informative presentation. You made it so enjoyable and easy to understand. Definitely learned a great deal more. Now, all I need to do is practice... :)

    February 4, 2014

    • Rebecca B.

      Thanks Edy - it was a lot of information, kind of an overview - watch for a full class in the near future!

      February 6, 2014

  • Brenda H

    Thank you, Rebecca! I learned a lot and love those shortcuts!

    February 2, 2014

    • Rebecca B.

      You are most welcome Brenda, thanks for coming!

      February 3, 2014

  • Laura M.

    Rebecca--thank you! I learned so much!

    February 2, 2014

    • Rebecca B.

      You are so welcome Laura - it was great fun! Thanks for coming!

      February 2, 2014

  • Val D.

    It was a great time for all and the food ....well we women know what we like...It was great.
    When I left I realized I did not have my prescription sun glasses, I left them on the table to the right of the top tier of tables next to my laptop backpack. I also did not come back with the cord to my laptop (Dell). On the plus side...I was able to share the chips I came with so I would not have to eat them all:)...so if anyone finds, please give me a call,[masked]-0047. I will come get. Thanks! Val

    February 2, 2014

    • Rebecca B.

      Hey Val, I have your Dell cable... assume you have part of my laptop power cable... no word on the sunglasses!

      February 2, 2014

  • Rebecca B.

    Thanks to all who came - had such a great time with you all - great questions and engagement! And the food! lol We covered a lot - let me know if you have any questions!

    February 2, 2014

  • shawn h.

    Rebecca....well the best laid plans....I was unable to make the class...I will look forward to the next. A last minute call took precedence. ergo unable to let you know ahead of time. Shawn

    February 1, 2014

    • Rebecca B.

      Sorry you didn't make it - maybe next time!

      February 2, 2014

  • Sharyn W.

    Rebecca was excellent just like the first class very helpful.

    1 · February 2, 2014

  • Val D.

    Thank you Rebecca for the wonderful presentation!

    1 · February 1, 2014

  • Rebecca E.

    Awesomeness your highness, Queen of the software. :) Thanks for all your effort and a great presentation. Lots and lots of little gems for we uninitiated. :)

    1 · February 1, 2014

  • Andrea D.

    Bravo Rebecca and thank you! I learned so much!

    1 · February 1, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi, Just joined group and new to Portland. I use Lightroom and need to learn more about. Sorry I missed this today's meet-up. Look forward to meeting you all soon.

    February 1, 2014

  • Rae Lynn N.

    Okay, I was feeling sad about missing this workshop and now with all the talk of food, I feeling even worse! Ha Ha Ha! Enjoy!

    January 31, 2014

  • Andrea D.

    I'm home and tired. I will be there with some kind of potluck offering. I will review the list in the morning and stop by the store on my way. Too tired to think about it. Rebecca, if I yawn, it's not because I'm bored ;-)

    2 · January 31, 2014

    • Rebecca E.

      Glad you finally made it. Make it easy on yourself. We are just doing snack type foods, nothing fancy and easy to clean up.

      1 · January 31, 2014

  • Brenda H

    I'm going to bring a Bundt cake that will slice easily into lots of pieces. (Changed from cheese and crackers).

    January 31, 2014

  • Val D.

    Are we doing anything for food/snack? There was talk sometime back but not have heard any thing recent. Looking forward to this part II.

    January 29, 2014

    • Rae Lynn N.

      Hi Val. I just sent out an email to remind people to bring something if possible to snack on. Please post whatever you want to bring. Thanks for asking!. Sorry I won't be there!

      January 29, 2014

    • Sharyn W.

      I cannot do pot lucks anymore due to strict food limitations, but I will bring some mixed nuts.

      January 31, 2014

  • Andrea D.

    I'll bring something if I make it out of Atlanta. Craziness here!!

    January 29, 2014

    • Rebecca E.

      actually that is 'dislike', bummer

      1 · January 30, 2014

    • Andrea D.

      Thanks for the sweet thoughts and wishes from my WLPT sisters. Y'all are awesome. Oh see, I've been here too long :-)

      2 · January 30, 2014

  • Rae Lynn N.

    I see from the answers to the question about whether people could bring food, there are those who said yes! That would be great! I need someone to "host" this meetup and help Rebecca if needed. I will not be attending. My sister is going through chemo for breast cancer and I will be visiting and helping her in CA for 10 days. If you can be the contact person for this meetup, let me know. Sorry I will miss this. Thanks in advance!

    January 20, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      ps Wishing the best for your sister.

      1 · January 29, 2014

    • Kate

      Ditto -- best of luck to you and your sister, Rae Lynn.

      1 · January 30, 2014

  • Corrin S.

    I will be bringing sliced apples, cheese and crackers. I'll also provide plates, napkins I didn't see any comment on cold beverages, so if anyone is bringing something to drink, please provide cups.

    January 30, 2014

  • Laura M.

    i'll bring some sweets. Rebecca E., no need to answer my earlier posting to you

    January 29, 2014

    • Rebecca E.

      I replied in the same section that you sent the question in. You probably haven't seen it yet. :)

      January 29, 2014

  • Val D.

    I will bring a 3# bag of Cosco Taco Chips, and a container of their Peach Mango Salsa......

    January 29, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll provide a pump pot of coffee and some whole milk. Bring a travel mug and add your own brand of sweetener if you need it.

    January 29, 2014

  • Kathy T.

    I will bring some GF chips & salsa

    January 29, 2014

  • Patricia D.

    I'll bring some hummus and veggies.

    January 29, 2014

  • janna l.

    i hate to miss this will there be another over the next few months??

    January 28, 2014

    • Rebecca B.

      None planned at this time, but stay tuned!

      January 28, 2014

  • shawn h.

    Looking forward to the class.

    January 27, 2014

  • Patricia D.

    I noticed the Beaverton Farmer's Market starts their winter hours this Saturday, 10:00-1:30. It doesn't leave much time for shooting, but none the less, still a good excuse to bring the camera.

    1 · January 27, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Is this class for any digital camera?

    January 25, 2014

    • Rebecca B.

      Yes Karla, images from any digital camera can be edited in Lightroom.

      January 25, 2014

  • Rebecca B.

    Hi All - getting excited for this presentation - going to be fun and jam-packed with good info. As before I'll be donating 10% of the proceeds back to the group for future programming needs. See you soon!

    1 · January 19, 2014

  • Corrin S.

    In December I joined Adobe Creative Cloud for photographers. The price is $9.99/month for a year and the offer is good until 2/28/14. It includes Lightroom 5, photoshop CC, Bridge and some other apps. If you have an older version of a photoshop or lightroom product you are illegible. Updates are automatic and one doesn't have to wait for the next version of the product. It's working great for me so far.

    January 9, 2014

  • Andrea D.

    I bought LR 5 Upgrade on Amazon for $75.99. If you already have LR this is the most affordable way to get 5. Installation was easy and it took my library from the old version. I can't wait for this class!!!!

    December 4, 2013

  • shawn h.

    Looking forward to class and especially the new tools.

    November 16, 2013

  • Rebecca E.

    Will sign up for this when I get home layer today.

    November 15, 2013

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