About The Lightroom Atelier

 

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Use the slider to show the original image compared to how it was edited in Lightroom.
Is this the type of editing you'd like to do with your own photographs?

 

What's Different About Our Lightroom Atelier?

  • Produced by one of the world's leading professional photographers
  • Concentrates on the 'art' of photography
  • All examples fully explained with no secrets held back
  • Incredibly affordable for a course that will literally transform your photography for life
  • Money-back guarantee - no risk to purchase!

The Lightroom Atelier will quickly turbo-charge your creativity!. Don't waste your time using Lightroom the wrong way, subscribe to the LIghtroom Atelier now to learn how you can transform your photographs into incredible works of fine art!

We know there are lots of free tutorials around that show you how to use Lightroom, so why would you be interested in the Lightroom Atelier by Peter Eastway? 

If you're really new to Lightroom, you should take advantage of all those free tutorials - even if they are produced by people with limited photography experience. And maybe that's all you'll need if you're happy with the average results that come out of your camera. 

However, as all creative photographers discover, using Lightroom isn't just a matter of sliding controls left or right, it's also an amazing tool with unlimited creativity - if you know how to use it properly.

The reason you'll be interested in Peter Eastway's Lightroom Atelier is because you like what you see on this website and you'd like to achieve something similar with your own work.


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Not every one wants to make such dramatic changes as these, while others will think the edit could have
been taken further. Once you've learned Peter's approach to Lightroom, that decision will be yours to make!

The Art & Creativity Behind Lightroom

On this page you'll see a number of 'before and after' examples - the photo as mechanically captured by the camera and the resulting creative interpretation. All the examples have been prepared in Lightroom without any special plug-ins or tools. 

Once you've learned how to use Lightroom's controls, the most important step is to work out what you actually want to do creatively with your photographs, and this is where the Lightroom Atelier is different from other tutorials. Throughout the ten Ateliers, Peter will show and explain the thought process behind his work, explaining key ideas and concepts that you'll be able to immediately apply to your own photography.

 

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Some photographs only require one or two adjustments to be improved, others take a little more work.

What's An Atelier? 

During the Renaissance, the 'teacher' was one of the revered painting masters and his 'students' worked with him in a studio called an 'atelier'. It is a common term in the world of art today and it has been borrowed here to describe the process taken in the Lightroom Atelier, that of explaining the processes behind the technique and then sharing the creative process.

While in no way associating himself with the old masters of art history, Peter is recognised by the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) as a Grand Master of Photography. He has won the title Australian Professional Photographer of the Year twice, he is a photography magazine editor with over 30 years experience and he lectures around the world on photography and post-production.

His aim in the Lightroom Atelier is to share in great detail both the craft and art of creating great images in Lightroom. There are very few people who can equal his experience as a teacher, writer and presenter who also have such success in the real world of professional photography.

 

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Each Atelier movie can be played and re-played so you get to understand exactly how
Peter achieves his edits in Lightroom.

 

What's In The Lightroom Atelier?

There are ten lessons comprising two or three video presentations. Each lesson describes the creative approach used to edit and transform one of Peter's photographs, followed up by the 'technique' required. In this way you get the best of both worlds. If you already know how to use Lightroom, you'll just need to watch the creative video, but if you're still learning Lightroom, then the technique videos will be really helpful.

Here's a snapshot of what is covered.

 

Contrast

Catalogs, Ingesting, Pushing the Limits

Exposure

Mastering the Basic Panel.

Dynamic Range

Shadow and highlight control.

Layers

Photoshop-like creative control.

Gradation

More Photoshop-like Masking Control.

Fine Brushwork

Enhancing the Eyes, Small Masks.

Colour

Constructive Colour Control

Clarity

Fertile Clarity and Dehaze Techniques.

Stitching/HDR

Fine Tuning Stitching and HDR.
 
 

FAQ



Is there a specific order for viewing the content?

The courses can be viewed in numerical order - and this is a good idea because sometimes content in later chapters builds on what has already been covered. However, there's nothing stopping you from looking around and picking out something that appeals to you right now. After all, the subscription lasts a lifetime, so you can really view the content in any order you wish.

Can I view a course more than once?

You can view the content as many times as you like. In fact, we would recommend that some of the lessons should be watched two or maybe three times to ensure you understand them. Don't be shy! It took Peter years to wrap his head around all this stuff, so if it takes you a couple of viewings to catch on, you're doing really well!

How long does a subscription last?

Subscriptions last a lifetime - meaning you subscribe once and then you have access forever. You can also download much of the content for storage on your own device and for offline viewing - but we request that it is only used by you personally. If others wish to view the content, we'd encourage them to purchase their own copy (family members and close friends excepted, of course!)

How long will it take to complete the course?

The time it takes to view and learn the content is completely up to you, the student. You can binge watch everything, which isn't a bad idea because you can always return to review and refresh your memory at any time. Others might like to do a chapter or video each day or each week, but we would encourage you to make a plan to go through the entire program. For instance, one chapter a week would be a good starting point!

How Do I View The Content?

All the content can be viewed online and movies can also be downloaded to your computer or device for off-line use. We use a content management system that restricts access to the content unless you have a valid subscription, but the first chapter in each subscription can be viewed for free!

Can I view on my phone or tablet?

This site has been optimised for all platforms - meaning you can access the content using your desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone. If using a tablet or smartphone, consider turning your device on its side to maximise the image area.

How Do I Subscribe?

Click on the Subscriptions menu item on the left and you will be taken to our Subscriptions page. Choose the subscription you're interested in and follow the prompts to make payment using Paypal (which also allows you to pay with Visa or MasterCard). After payment is confirmed, you will have immediate access to the content.


  
 
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How far would you like to take your photographs in terms of creativity?

Incredible Value For Money!

A one-on-one mentoring session with Peter Eastway for half a day is priced at $995. You can also attend seminars and workshops for hundreds of dollars - so when you look at the expertise and knowledge available right here, it's incredibly good value!

The secrets and skills you'll share in the Lightroom Atelier come from nearly forty years of first-hand professional experience, from working in the darkroom all the way to editing in Lightroom! And we're so sure you'll truly benefit from the Lightroom Atelier we have an unconditional money-back guarantee!

What are you waiting for! Subscribe and learn how to create better, more imaginative photographs in Lightroom right now!

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