Digital Darkroom for Nature Photographers One Day Workshop 

Date: January 11, 2020
Tuition:  $300.00 -
Location: Tysons Corner, VA
Instructor(s): Joseph Rossbach


Photo processing is a critical component of photography in the digital world.  Adobe Lightroom and Camera Raw are amazing pieces of software that allow us to bring our images to life.  During this workshop you’ll master Joe’s digital techniques. This workshop begins at 8:00am and ends at 5:00pm.

Schedule:The day begins at 7:30am with check in. We begin instruction at 8:00am with a mid day break for lunch from 12 noon to 1:00pm. We will end at 6:00pm.

Skill Level:

Intermediate.  Participants should have a solid grasp on file management and using ACR or Lightroom’s Develop module to perform basic RAW adjustments as well as some working knowledge of Photoshop.

What to Bring:

Since this is a hands on, learn by doing workshop you’ll need to bring a laptop with Adobe Lightroom Classic and Photoshop CC installed. Joe will be emailing the group RAW images to download to their laptops for work along case studies.

Topics Covered in Photoshop

  • Layers and Masks

  • Blending Modes

  • Basic Exposure Blending

  • Basic Selections

  • Cloning

  • Dodging and Burning

  • Focus Stacking

  • Orton Effect

  • Using Blend Modes for creative effect

  • Sizing and Sharpening for Web Presentation

Topics Covered in Lightroom:

  • Applying Profiles

  • Maximizing Dynamic Range

  • RAW Sharpening

  • Custom White Balance

  • Using the Calibration Tab for Amazing Color

  • Creative editing with the Graduated and Radial Filters

  • Using the Brush Tool to fine tune


Students are responsible for their own lodging, transportation and meals.  We will have a group lodging discount available for those who need overnight accommodations.