Adobe Lightroom: Beginner to Expert

Join Backcountry Journeys for an in-depth, two-day classroom course on Adobe Lightroom Classic CC.

Post-processing is as essential to good photography as exposing an image in the field. And software applications can seem daunting. Yet, knowing how to efficiently process and edit your photographs is essential to elevating your photography to the ‘next level.’

That’s where we step in!

Invaluable Tool

The professional photographers at Backcountry Journeys find Adobe Lightroom Classic invaluable for their work and have been utilizing the software for years. Lightroom is, in fact, one of the most powerful and intuitive photo applications on the market. We understand the application inside and out. We know the shortcuts. And we know how to teach you the most efficient workflow strategies to make your experience more enjoyable.

Our two-day Adobe Lightroom Classic CC workshops are classroom-based and feature a comprehensive look into the ‘Library’ and ‘Develop’ modules of Adobe Lightroom Classic CC – the two most important post-processing tasks to efficiently organize and edit photos.

Come learn from our experts

These courses, offered in your hometown (That’s right, we come to you this time!) will offer informative slides, hands-on activities, questions & answers sessions, as well as live editing examples.

By the end of the two-day session you will know how to import images, efficiently organize your photos in the ‘Library’ module, perform advanced post-processing in the ‘Develop’ module, export your images for web and print, and MORE!

These courses will benefit both beginner and advanced photographers. Lightroom Classic CC is constantly evolving with new features and our courses / instruction methods evolve alongside the technology. Whether you are just picking up a camera or have used Lightroom Classic CC for years – you will benefit from this course.

  • Unleash the power of Lightroom in our hands-on workshop
  • Two Day Master Class
  • Landscape & Wildlife Photography focused course
  • Multiple locations throughout the year
  • Taught by one of our exceptional photo pros
  • The only Lightroom course you will ever need

Adobe Lightroom: Beginner to Expert


Classroom: $395 USD

Live Webinar: $195 USD


  • Basic computer skills
  • Personal laptop
  • The latest version of Lightroom Classic installed on your PC or Mac

Dates & Pricing

What you will learn

  • How to import, manage and catalog your images like a pro
  • Beginner to Expert image editing techniques
  • Professional sharpening and noise reduction techniques
  • Use masking and adjustment brush for powerful localized image edits
  • The power and efficiency of Keyboard Shortcuts
  • How to create seamless panoramas
  • How to create HDR images in Lightroom
  • How to blend multiple exposures manually
  • Understanding levels, curves & historgram
  • Understanding file types and how to use them
  • Spot removal, image cloning & healing techniques
  • Lightroom vs Photoshop and when to use one or the other
  • Learn the functions & use of every Lightroom tool in the library & develop module

Course Itinerary

Day 1

  • Introduction to Adobe Lightroom Classic
  • The Lightroom Catalog System
  • Importing photos & catalog management
  • The Library Module
  • The Develop Module

Day 2

  • The Develop Module
  • Exporting Photos for Web and Print
  • Start-to-Finish Editing Examples in the Develop Module