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Lightroom Workshop

Learn Photo Editing with Adobe Lightroom


Finally! Get started with the basics of image editing in this personal, 3 hour, one-on-one Adobe Lightroom Workshop.


$330 per person




Do you want to learn the basics of Adobe Lightroom editing but you just don’t know where to begin?


You can watch You Tube sure but what do you do when you get stuck? Or they’re using a different version compared to your version? However nothing accelerates your learning experience than having someone guide you through this complex program. Equally important, I’m there to answer any and all questions you have. Without doubt this Lightroom Workshop With Adobe Lightroom is designed for you.


If you have done my Beginners Photography Workshop, you’ll know that I’ve discussed the benefits of shooting RAW files because your images can look with even the most basic editing.


This Lightroom Workshop is designed on the whole for those with NO editing experience.


The Aim:


The aim is to guide you through the essential editing techniques in Adobe Lightroom to get really satisfying results and while spending LESS time doing it! Furthermore you’ll gain the confidence knowing what you capture in camera can be finished off in the editing process in order to really complete your vision.


Yes editing can seem overwhelming, but once you know what the key adjustments are and why we use them your results will be better than you thought possible. Finally it’ll make sense and you’ll be able to build on the knowledge you gained here and never look back. And the great thing is, once you understand Lightroom you’ll probably never have to learn Photoshop or take a Photoshop class as Lightroom now can handle just about all of our photo editing needs.


In short what I’m going to do is take you through step by step they most valuable editing tools in Adobe Lightroom:


  • What each one is
  • What it does
  • Why to use it


Furthermore, as part of the process I’ll take a basic RAW file of mine and edit it from start to finish using exactly the same tools as you will have.



What We Will Be Covering:

Basic Editing


  • White Balance Adjustment
  • Colour Temperature Adjustment
  • Exposure Slider
  • Contrast Slider
  • Highlights and Shadows Sliders (so good!)
  • Whites and Blacks Sliders
  • Clarity
  • Vibrance
  • Saturation

Further Refinement


  • Sharpening
  • Noise Reduction
  • Black & White Conversions
  • Saturation Adjustment of Individual Colours
  • Luminance Adjustment of Individual Colours
  • Dehaze Tool
  • Lens Corrections
  • Fixing Distortion
  • Vignetting

Extra Awesome Features


  • Easy Sorting, Rating and Tagging
  • Working With Presets
  • Targeted Adjustment Tool
  • Crop tool
  • Straighten Tool
  • Transform Tool (this one is amazing)
  • Spot Removal
  • Adjustment Brush
  • Graduated Filter

If you’ve done the Beginners Workshop – this is the perfect follow up for you. 

Adobe Lightroom Workshop lightroom workshop gold coast learn photo editing at this workshop.

From Crystal:

I have been on two of Andrew’s courses now and all of a sudden my photos just keep getting better and better. His flexible teaching methods and hands on approach makes the courses practical so you get in there and learn photography faster. In short, I love his classes and will keep going back for more. Basically I have had so many “light bulb” moments when it comes to my photography that I can’t wait for more enlightening!

Beginners Photography Workshop

From Kellie:

Basically I just wanted to thank you for the wonderful day I had on Saturday at the Beginners Photography Course with Andrew. I was nervous I would be the stupidest there and not take anything in but I learned so much and had a fabulous day!

Beginners Photography Workshop

From Kirsten:

Today I did this workshop with the amazing Andrew Thurtell. I learnt so, so much…totally invaluable experience and many lightbulb moments! I thought I’d need a Photoshop class, but no need for a Photoshop class now! Yay!

Lightroom Workshop

About Andrew Thurtell

Andrew’s professional photography has featured in numerous campaigns for many leading Australia’s brands in addition to publications and creative agencies.


As a result Andrew has worked with many of Australia’s leading celebrities and athletes: Delta Goodrem, Formula One star Mark Webber, Jessica Mauboy, Ricky Ponting, Mitchell Johnson, Hawthorn AFL, Shelley Craft, Ashley Hart, Lleyton Hewitt, Master Chef”s George Calombaris, My Kitchen Rules chef Karen Martini, Wallaby Israel Folau, Olympian Liz Cambage, Bondi Vet Chris Brown, Olympic Gold medallist Sally Pearson and All Blacks captain Kieran Read.


In addition recent campaigns include the Swisse-Scudera Ferrari campaign shot in Maranello Italy, Ricky Pointing in Mumbai, India and Toshiba Medical.


With this in mind you can explore my work on my advertising and campaign photography page.


Undoubtedly the philosophy of my classes is simple. Basically I want you to enjoy yourself, but most of all to finish the day a much happier, passionate and creative photographer than when you started.