Adobe Lightroom (“Lr”) is the software of choice for a lot of photographers, and as I’ve posted before, bird photographers can get considerable extra benefit from its image keyword tagging and organisation capabilities by using the Nature Data LR plugin developed by my pal (and one of my favourite bird ‘togs) Mark Wilson.
Well, in order to help users expand their knowledge of Lr – and to improve their images – Mark has begun a new enterprise – Lightroom for Bird Photographers training and workshops.
Mark is a seriously knowledgeable Lr user, and his photography speaks for itself, so this opportunity should be a no-brainer for anyone who uses (or wants to use) Lr and wants to get the absolute maximum benefit from it.
His training will focus on the things that you need to know in order to maximise results and minimise the time and effort needed to get there:
Importing, cataloguing and backing up photos
Finding the best photos and discarding the rest
Adding important metadata such as copyright information and keywords
Developing RAW files into ‘master’ photo files
Preparing photos for printing and display on the web.
This is a great opportunity for anyone who really wants to raise their own personal Lr bar – Mark’s a clever, articulate, affable guy and I have no doubt that he’ll deliver the goods here.