Digital Photo Editing & Organization
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Introduction to Adobe Photoshop© for Creative Photography (750-01-06-18)
Saturday, January 6, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Carlyn Iverson, professional photographer and scientific illustrator for more than 200 textbooks and publications

Level: Beginner
Are you an enthusiastic photographer, but not sure where to start when it comes to editing your images? Join Carlyn for an approachable, in-depth introduction to Adobe Photoshop©- one of the best programs to enhance and edit your pictures. Along with other beginners, you will begin with a walk-through of the software and an introduction to its tools. You will have an opportunity for some creative fun with images, while Carlyn provides one-on-one interaction that will leave you with confidence to further explore the program on your own. NOTE: This class is for Photoshop only, and will not be using Photoshop Elements.
REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: laptop with Adobe Photoshop© (PS4, PS5, or PS6) installed or connected to the Adobe Creative Cloud service (free wifi is available in the Bee Center).
Limit 24, Tashjian Bee and Pollinator Discovery Center

register $89 member/$99 non-member, includes Arboretum admission
 

101

Lightroom 101 - Photo Editing & Organizing (750-03-31-18)
Saturday, March 31, 9 a.m. - noon
Carlyn Iverson, professional photographer and scientific illustrator for more than 200 textbooks and publications

Level: Beginner to intermediate Lightroom users
One of the best applications available for post-camera editing of photographs is Adobe Lightroom. This class will introduce you to the program's features and tools and teach you how to bring your imagery to a higher quality level. You'll learn how to make exposure adjustments, improve contrast and color saturation, and bring clarity and focus to an image. You will remove unwanted spots and red eye and discuss histograms and how to adjust them. You will become comfortable making numerous other improvements and leave confident in your ability to make your images the very best they can be.
REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: DSLR camera, laptop with Adobe Lightroom subscription/software (free 30-day trial available at www.adobe.com/downloads.html) OR iPad with free Adobe Lightroom app.
Limit 20, Tashjian Bee and Pollinator Discovery Center

register $69 member/$89 non-member, includes Arboretum admission
 

201 

Lightroom 201 - Intermediate Photo Editing & Organizing (750-03-31-18-02)
Saturday, March 31, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Carlyn Iverson, professional photographer and scientific illustrator for more than 200 textbooks and publications

Level: Advanced beginner to intermediate Lightroom users
Delve further into the tools and functionality of Adobe Lightroom. Participants will gain deeper control of their photography with additional ways to manipulate and enhance their images. Hands-on class time will be spent working on specific edit changes to learn more precise, intermediate-level skills that were not covered in the introductory Lightroom 101 class. Some of the tips, tricks, tools, techniques and best practices taught will include isolating color fields, making adjustments using channels, developing metadata, gaining additional hands-on time and practice with making selections and adjustments to masking, learning creative techniques with filters, working collaboratively with Lightroom and Photoshop programs, and making slideshows for export. This class will provide greater artistic freedom to those who want to expand their photography beyond what can be captured with a lens. Skills learned will advance prowess in editing and control settings, providing the photographer with a greater depth of knowledge and confidence.
REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: Laptop with Adobe Lightroom subscription or software (free 30-day trial available at www.adobe.com/downloads.html) OR iPad with free Adobe Lightroom app. Suggested equipment: Any version of Adobe Photoshop subscription or software (free 30-day trial available at www.adobe.com/downloads.html), for those who are interested in multi-program editing.
Limit 20, Tashjian Bee and Pollinator Discovery Center

register $69 member/$89 non-member, includes Arboretum admission


 


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