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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom: Photo Editing & Management

This is a complete course on Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. It is designed for serious amateur and professional photographers who want a program that can managed and organized their photos, edit them in easy steps using industrial strength tools, and showcase the finished images—all in one software with intuitive interface. Photoshop Lightroom is the professional photographer’s essential toolbox from Adobe intended to process not only camera raw files from almost all digital cameras but also psd, jpeg, tiff and dng files.

What will be covered
  • Lightroom work area, panels and tools
  • Managing, sorting and classifying images
  • Editing images
  • Presenting images using slideshow
  • Utilizing the color-managed printing tool
  • Showcasing your portfolio via Web
  • Integrating Lightroom with Photoshop
Who should attend

Serious amateur or professional photographers who are looking for an all-in-one software that integrates their digital photography workflow from shoot to finish.


To gain the most from this class, students should be familiar with Windows or Mac OS. Knowledge of Photoshop is not necessary.

What to bring

There is nothing to bring as desktop computer, Wacom tablet and demo materials will be provided for individual student during the class.

Course outline
Day 1
  • What is Camera Raw?
  • Explanation of Lightroom’s workflow
  • Explanation of Lightroom interface and workspace
  • Explanation of cataloguing in Lightroom
  • How to import photos into your Catalog
  • How to build Smart Preview
  • How to Navigate from Module to Module
  • How to manage the panels in a module
  • How to use the view mode: Grid, Loupe, Compare and Survey
  • How to evaluate, sort, manage, classify, compare and rate your photos in the Library module
  • How to use the Toolbar and the Filmstrip
  • How to create virtual copies
  • How to create keywording and add Metadata to facilitate searching of photos
  • How to use the Library Filter bar for photos searching
  • How to use Collections (Quick Collection, Regular Collection, Smart Collection, Target Collection, and Collection Set) to easily organize photos in a catalog according to task or to theme
  • How to use photo stacking to reduce the clutter in the Grid View
  • How to manage your folders to add, rename or delete photos
  • Merging photos in panorama and in HDR
  • How to use Quick Develop for quick editing
Day 2
  • How to use the Navigator in the Develop module
  • How to apply existing presets and to save edits into a user’s preset
  • How to use the Snapshot to view variation in edits and to use History to review the editing process
  • How to partially adjust or edit your photos in the Develop module: • Using the tools: Crop and straighten tools • Using the Spot Removal tool • Using the Red Eye Correction tool • Using the Graduated and Radial Filters • Using the Adjustment Brush
  • Correcting or enhancing the exposure, contrast, colors of your photos using the adjustment sliders in the Basic panel
  • Using the Tone Curve for tonal adjustment and color correction
  • Using the HSL/Color sliders to change and/or tweak the original colors
  • Using the B&W sliders to convert the color photos into B&W
  • Using the Split Toning sliders to apply varying tones on the highlight and/or shadow of a monochrome images
  • How to sharpen and reduce the noise in your photos
  • How to correct the inherent defects of the lenses used to take the photo
  • How to apply post-crop vignetting and to simulate grains in your photos
  • How to use Soft-proofing.
Day 3
  • How to apply additional edit on your photos using Photoshop
  • How to export your original or edited photos outside of Lightroom
  • How to apply watermarking to photos
  • How to create a book output and saving it as PDF
  • How to produce a slideshow out of your selected photos
  • How to print selected photos using a tethered printer or to save a file for external printing
  • How to create a working website that can be previewed and uploaded
  • How to using Map module to read existing tags, to tag untagged photos or to save locations
  • How to edit video files
About the instructor

Jun Miranda started his career in photography as a serious amateur photographer-member of the prestigious Camera Club of the Philippines in 1985. To deepen his understanding and develop his craft, he took up Basic Black & White Photography and Studio Photography in 1995 at the Maine Photographic Workshop (now, Maine Media Workshops College) in Maine, USA. In 2017 he got his accreditation as a Test NCII Photographer.

Jun Miranda is a pioneer in digital imaging. He has been using Adobe Photoshop since version 2 when he established PixelMagic, Inc., an imaging studio and service bureau in 1994. PixelMagic was one of first imaging studios in the country and continues to service selected clients to this date.

He augmented his experience in digital imaging and printing by studying at the United Digital Artists in New York, USA in 1995 and the Kodak Center for Creative Imaging in Maine, USA, in 1996. From 1993-2005 he has attended dozens of seminars on the Photoshop and Lightroom at such venues in the Hong Kong and the US as the MacWorld’s MacAcademy and Pro Conference Sessions and at the Photoshop World sponsored by National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP).

In 2000, he became the first an Adobe Certified Expert and Adobe Certified Instructor in Adobe Photoshop and in 2008, in Adobe Lightroom in Asia. In 2000, he also got certified as a CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+), making him a qualified instructor to teach in the US and other countries where CTT is recognized in any topic in which he has mastery of.

He has been conducting seminars and workshops in digital imaging, color management and photography since 1993 here and abroad.

In recognition of his contribution in the field of photography in the Philippines, he became part of the prestigious Canon Ambassador (now called, Crusaders of Light) in 2010 for their EOS cameras and Pixma desktop printers.

Both his extensive academic and professional background in photography, Photoshop and Lightroom and his teaching skill make him a perfect instructor to teach Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom.

His classes at PCCI, in addition to Advanced Photoshop for Photographers, include: The Basics of Photography, Black & White Photography, Digital Camera Fundamentals, Photo Editing and Management with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Portrait Retouching with Photoshop, and Poster and Banner Making with Photoshop.

Comments from participants
I liked the hands-on training. Mr. Miranda was very approachable and helpful with questions.— Angela Panlilio
Now, we can "intelligently" organize our library of photos and edit them at the best quality possible and present a portfolio that's real and at the same time remarkably creative.— Rowena G. Bumanlag (Philippine Carabao Center National Headquarter & Gene Pool)
I liked the info on the great uses of the software. I really appreciate the learning I got.— Meicholo Ravago (Bureau of Internal Revenue)
What I liked most were the new features and the knowledge that will help me organize my photos.— Winston Delos Reyes (Meralco)
All the topics that we have covered in the course are awesome.— Chrissalyn Marcelo (Philippine Carabao Center National Headquarter & Gene Pool)
It was a very full three days. Mr. Jun was very enthusiastic about the subject. He keep the class moving at a good pace, answered all of our questions thoroughly.— Anonymous


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9 AM to 5 PM


PhP 8,950 (USD 200)

Includes materials, lunch and snacks.

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Note: Your seat is not confirmed until we receive a 50 percent down payment.

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Deposit payment at your nearest Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) branch, in the name of Philippine Center for Creative Imaging, S/A 1-249-91545-5. Fax deposit slip to 892-5281 with your name and class details. Surrender deposit slip on first day of class to get official receipt.

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