About This Workshop

In this live online workshop during November 2020 you'll learn how to optimize your photos using the many powerful tools in Adobe Lightroom Classic (and beyond). Along the way you'll have direct access to Tim Grey so you can get answers to your specific questions.

NOTE: If you'd also like to join Tim Grey for an online workshop focused on creating composite images in Adobe Photoshop, you might be interested in registering for both online workshops being offered in October 2020. Get the details here:


Optimizing in Lightroom Classic

Adobe Lightroom Classic is a powerful application that includes a variety of tools for optimizing your photos. You can also take your photos beyond Lightroom Classic, to make use of Adobe Photoshop or various plug-ins.

In this four-part live online workshop experience, you'll gain the knowledge and confidence you need to be able to realize your photographic vision with optimal adjustments.

Along the way, you'll be able to get your questions answered by Tim Grey during the live sessions or via email.

The four live online sessions will take place during the month of November 2020. Each session will be approximately two hours in duration. All sessions will be recorded, so that photographers who register for this workshop can view (and download) the session recordings anytime at their convenience.

Virtual Classroom Sessions

The live online sessions will be as follows:

  • Optimization Basics
    Monday, November 2, 2020
    12:00pm to 2:00pm Eastern Time

  • Image Cleanup and Corrections 
    Monday, November 9, 2020
    12:00pm to 2:00pm Eastern Time

  • Targeted Adjustments
    Monday, November 16, 2020
    12:00pm to 2:00pm Eastern Time

  • Creativity and Automation
    Monday, November 23, 2020
    12:00pm to 2:00pm Eastern Time

What's Included

This online workshop experience includes:

  • Four 2-hour live online interactive workshop sessions
  • Access to recordings of all sessions you can watch (or download) anytime
  • Ability to submit questions during the live sessions
  • Option to submit follow-up questions via email

Session Details

During the four live online sessions included in this online workshop, you'll learn to optimize your photos using Adobe Lightroom Classic. Here are details of the topics covered in each session:

Optimization Basics

This session will provide you with a strong foundation of the basic adjustments in Lightroom Classic, and will help you understand how to make decisions about the adjustments you apply. Topics will include:

  • Evaluating your images
  • Planning your adjustments
  • Undo and reset options
  • Overall tonal and color adjustments
  • Intensifying colors
  • Tonal adjustment variations
  • And more

Image Cleanup and Corrections

This session will focus on solving some of the challenges you may have with your photos, such as blemishes and distractions. Topics will include:

  • Cropping and rotating a photo
  • Correcting red eye and pet eye
  • Cleaning up dust spots and other blemishes
  • Reducing noise in photos
  • Sharpening your images
  • Applying lens corrections
  • And more

Targeted Adjustments

During this session you'll learn how to apply adjustments that only affect specific areas of a photo using Lightroom Classic. Topics will include:

  • Fine-tuning individual colors in an image
  • Applying adjustments along a gradient
  • Adjusting a radial area of a photo
  • Painting an adjustment into specific areas of a photo
  • Fine-tuning with range masking
  • And more

Creativity and Automation

This session will take you beyond the basics with creative adjustments and techniques for automating the process of optimizing your photos. Topics will include:

  • Creating a black and white interpretation of a color photo
  • Using split toning to add a color tint
  • Applying a vignette effect
  • Adding film grain to an image
  • Blending exposures to create HDR and panoramic images
  • Understanding virtual copies
  • Making use of presets
  • Duplicating adjustments across multiple images
  • Adding Adobe Photoshop to your workflow
  • And more

Have Questions?

If you have questions about this live online workshop experience, please email Tim Grey at tim@timgrey.com.

Please Note: This is a live online workshop experience with direct access to Tim Grey, providing a valuable opportunity to get your specific questions answered. This workshop is not included in the GreyLearning Ultimate Bundle.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Optimizing Photos in Lightroom Classic

    • Session 1: Basic Adjustments

    • Session 2: Image Cleanup and Corrections

    • Session 3: Targeted Adjustments

    • Session 4: Creativity and Automation