Advanced Lightroom. How to organise your library with keywords, metadata and gps.

29 April 2017

10:00 - 16:30

Fenton House
122 Wells Road
United Kingdom

Tel:01225 325 733

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RPS Member£71.00 
Non RPS Member£95.00 
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Advanced Lightroom with Tim Daly – How to organise your library with keywords, metadata and gps.

This is a follow-on course from the popular Introduction to Lightroom and covers everything you need to know about organising your growing image library.


10.00 Welcome and outline of the course

Topic 1: Categorising tools in Lightroom

Overview of folders, stacks, collections and different rating methods

Topic 2: Keyword essentials

Practical keywording on import and adding keywords by text

Topic 3: Smart keywording

Efficient methods for keywording volumes of images using the keyword list, paint can and sync metadata methods

12.30-13.15 Lunch

Topic 4: Image searching methods

Retrieval techniques using the Library Filter, Filter Keywords and Smart Collections

Topic 5: Advanced techniques

Developing a Keyword hierarchy to create more sophisticated categories and searches

Topic 6: Using the Map module

Learn how to geotag your images with GPS data and manual methods

16.00 Review and recap of the day

16.30 End

What you need to bring along

A USB stick or portable hard drive with 250 of your own images – alternatively the tutor will provide sample files for you to work with.

Please bring a packed lunch or use local amenities – There is a Co-op, pub and deli open on Saturday, the Deli is shut on the Sunday.

Times: 10am – 4.30pm

Address:The Royal Photographic Society, Fenton House, 122 Wells Road, Bath  BA2 3AH


Parking: There is no parking at the RPS on week days but there are spaces available in the surrounding streets.  At weekends you can park in the RPS car park which is accessed to the left of the building through a gateway.

Cancellation policy

Please inform us as soon as possible if you are unable to attend a course as it is not possible to refund any cancellation or transfer to another workshop less than 14 days prior to course start date. The Society reserves the right to cancel a workshop 7 days prior to its start date - please check your hotel and travel cancellation policy as this may be affected. If you are attending one of our workshops that involves a trip out please ensure you bring all weather clothing and protection for your camera. Persons under the age of 16 are welcome to attend events but, to conform with UK law, must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or responsible adult.

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