Photographer Kevin Landwer-Johan teaches the digital workflow he has developed over many years to give you the confidence to choose your best photos and to identify the ones you will never use.
Using Adobe Lightroom he walks you carefully through the processes of:
Also included is teaching about using a beginners set of keyboard shortcuts. Lightroom contains so many keyboard shortcuts it can be overwhelming to know where to start, so Kevin has introduced the ones he uses the most frequently to give you a good foundation to build on.
This course teaches the essentials of the workflow Kevin has developed over many years, beginning in the 1980s when he first started working in the newspaper photography department. He understands the difficulty many people have in recognizing and selecting their own best images and so clearly teaches you how to overcome this difficulty.
Over time the content of this course will be added to with more teaching, so please watch for announcements in your Udemy mail box.
Introduction and overview of this course in which student will learn about
For this exercise you will need to give yourself some time to go out and shoot a good number of photos, at least 100, to best experience the work-flow I teach in this course.
Getting started and learning some basics about the Lightroom interface, importing and backing up your photos.
This is the exercise that accompanies Lesson 01 and gives insights into the Lightroom interface and how to begin culling your photos.
Lesson 02 teaches about having a positive attitude about your photos as you take a general look over the photos you've just uploaded and begin to consider which ones to keep and which to discard.
This is the exercise that accompanies Lesson 02 and teaches more about having a positive attitude about your photos as you take a general look over the photos you've just uploaded and begin to consider which ones to keep and which to discard.
During Lesson 03 you will begin to learn how to cull your images and why it is important to do so.
This is the exercise that accompanies Lesson 03 you will learn more on how to cull your images and why it is important to do so.
In Lesson 04 you will learn more about culling your photos and how to compare them with each other and see the differences which will help you to choose your best photos.
This is the exercise that accompanies Lessons 04-08 you will learn more about culling your photos and how to compare them with each other and see the differences which will help you to choose your best photos.
In lesson 05 you will learn to refine your selection and seee the advantages of beginning to cull out the photos you will never use.
In lesson 06 we continue to teach about choosing which are your best photos and how to recognize elements of some of your photos that make them better than others.
Lesson 07 is further teaching about seeing the differences between images and what makes one image better than another.
In Lesson 08 you will learn to look over the photos you've decided to include in your selection to process and to further discard some of them.
Lesson 09 introduces Lightroom's Develop Module and begins to look at how you can use it effectively to enhance your RAW image files.
This is the exercise that accompanies Lesson 09
Lesson 10 looks in more depth at various important features and tolls within the Develop Module.
This is the exercise that accompanies Lesson 10
Lesson 11 teaches the basics of using presets in Lightroom and how they can help you become more aware and more creative in your image post processing.
This is the exercise that accompanies Lesson 11
I am a New Zealand professional photographer and film maker based in Chiang Mai, Thailand. I have over 30 years experience. My background is in newspaper and commercial photography. The past 10 years I have also been producing short documentary films for non profit organizations.
My wife and I also run a photography workshop business - Chiang Mai Photo Workshops - teaching what we love to do to all levels of photographers. I have genuine, real world experience teaching, not just in creating video courses.
I am flexible to shoot in different styles and genres and am most passionate about portraits and documentary style.
I sell stock photos and video through various online agencies. The video production company I manage, Acts Multimedia, provides services for non profits at affordable rates.
I am always interested in constructive feedback and would love to know student's ideas on other photography course you would like to see me produce.