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Digital Photography Beginners: Lightroom Basics

Course Code:PL1851F

Spaces:11 spaces left

Centre:Weymouth Library

Do you want to learn the world’s most powerful and efficient editing application, used by professional photographers? Then this exciting beginner's course is for you.

What the course is about

Learn how to make your photos look amazing with this Adobe Lightroom photo editing course. Our fully qualified tutor will help and support you as you learn about such things as: 

  • Fixing basic issues like exposure, white balance and crop

  • Editing just parts of your photo with brushes and filters 

  • Organising and be able to easily find photos in Lightroom 

  • Using sharpening tools to make your photos look better 

  • making your digital photos look better than ever! 

Some of the skills you gain on this course could help increase your opportunities for employment or working within the community. Learning takes place in a friendly classroom setting, which is a great place for social interaction and helping you meet new people. 

Practice at home and completion of homework is advisable to enhance your learning experience. 

This course is subsidised by Government funding so you should aim to attend the whole course. 

Pre-course information session or interview

There are no pre-course admission sessions or interviews in order to enrol on this course. 

Please ensure you have read and understood our STEPS guidance in order to accurately enrol upon the correct level course for you. 

Assessment of progress, tests, exams

Your tutor will work with you to develop a Personal Development Plan (PDP) which will help you review your progress towards achieving your goals during the course. 

There is no qualification or examination attached to this course. 

Who the course is for / Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

This is a Beginners course and anyone is welcome. You will be expected to have no experience in the subject or very basic knowledge of the subject, including some memory of the subject from school. 

You will need to be able to have and use a digital camera for capturing images to use within this course. 

Materials and costs

You will need a digital camera, notebook, pen and A4 folder. 

During the first session your tutor may discuss additional materials to bring if possible. 

Course Details

Start Date24 June 2024

LocationWeymouth Library, Great George Street, Weymouth, DT4 8NN


Time18:30 - 21:00

Duration4 weeks



Fees and concessions

The total charge for this course is £65. Concessions £33.

PL, PS and PM courses can be paid for upfront in full, with an Instalment Plan, or upfront discounted with our concessionary fee. Find out more about our concessionary discount here.


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