Lightroom for Beginners (Classic CC)


9 hours




City Campus



Next Intake

To be determined


Over three dedicated sessions explore the Library and Develop modules of Adobe Lightroom (Classic CC). Learn how to create an efficient workflow and an organised system for managing digital files, 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.


There are currently no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us or join our mailing list to express your interest in this course.

How to enrol

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No prior knowledge or experience is necessary for this introductory course.

Materials supplied

Materials required for the course will be provided. All relevant course notes are supplied with comprehensive instructions and exercises.

Materials to bring

It is preferable for students to bring their own Laptop with Lightroom Classic (or Lightroom version 6) installed, and an external hard drive or USB stick. Pen/pencil and notebook also recommended. Mac Computers will be available if needed.

Suited to

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

Additional notes

Completion of this course will not guarantee entry into an RMIT Program.


You will learn how to make the most of the Library and Develop modules of Adobe Lightroom. You will explore how to organise files, process images and develop a workflow.

Upon finishing the course you will receive a RMIT Certificate of Completion. You can use this as a record to demonstrate the outcomes covered in the course.

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Facilitator: Deborah Dorman

Deborah is a qualified professional photographer with a successful photography business Wild Honey Photography. She loves sharing her knowledge of photography with others and has a knack for explaining the complex in easy to understand ways. As well as teaching at RMIT, Deborah runs Photography Travel Tours and regularly exhibits her fine art photography, with images in both public and private collections.

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