Whether you are a novice photographer, or an experienced image maker, learning to adjust your photos will infuse more creativity into your photography. This course teaches the building blocks of Adobe Lightroom to realize your photographic vision. Topics include workflow, tonal and color correction, black and white conversion, and retouching. Weekly classes will consist of Lightroom demonstrations followed by practice time in class, and review of your files for feedback by your instructor and classmates. Students may use either Lightroom Classic, or Lightroom Mobile in this course. Links to video demonstrations on the weekly topics will be provided for practice between sessions. This course will give you the necessary skills and confidence to enhance your images using Lightroom, and to bring your photographs to the next level.
Victoria Mara Heilweil is a nationally exhibited photographic artist, curator, and educator. Her photography transforms the mundane into the sublime. She received her MFA from California College of the Arts in 1995. Her work has been included in exhibitions at the San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art, Intersection for the Arts, Southern Exposure, RayKo Photo Center, Pro Arts and PHOTO Gallery in the Bay Area; wall space gallery and Robert V. Fullerton Art Museum in Southern California; University Art Gallery at California State University, Chico; Minneapolis Photo Center; Visual Arts Center in Portsmouth, Virginia; and Washington Square Art Galleries in New York City. She has also created public and community-based artworks in conjunction with the ZERO1 Biennial in San Jose and the Bayview Opera House in San Francisco. Heilweil was selected as an Artist in Residence at the de Young Museum in 2015.View Gallery »