Advanced Lightroom Classic Masking with Natasha Calzatti – Los Angeles

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Advanced Lightroom Classic Masking with Natasha Calzatti – Los Angeles

September 10 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

| $150.00
Advanced LRC Masking

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Have you been using Lightroom Classic, but masking does not make sense to you?

In this class, Natasha Calzatti will show you all the new masking options: How to Brush, Linear, and Radial Gradient tools in the floating Masking panel. Automatically select a subject or sky in your image. With this one-click selection, you can define areas and enhance editing to bring out exactly what you desire.

Explore your options for adjusting localized areas within your images and skin retouching. Automating settings and exporting to Photoshop will help you work more efficiently. Once your images are edited and adjusted, extend Lightroom Classic with synchronize collections with your smartphone or tablet.

Technical Level: Intermediate to Advanced. Understanding of Importing and basic folder organization is required.

This workshop will cover:

  • Advanced Masking tools that include Color and Luminance Range controls to edit specific areas.
  • Using Lightroom for Selective Adjustments: Spotting tool, selective brush (masking), radial filter, graduated filters.
  • Advanced Healing Brush: Make your images spotless with a single brush stroke Remove simple unwanted objects and flaws—just disappear.
  • Make Precise Selections with Luminance Range Masking.
  • Make Precise Selections with Color Range Masking.
  • Create custom color grading presets.
  • Using Lightroom with Photoshop (photoshop is not required for this class).
  • Intro to Lightroom mobile sync smart phone or tablet.
  • Export Presets – For batch allow multiple exports at the same time

What to bring:

*Please bring your laptop to the workshop.

Have access to about 50-100 images on your laptop, or bring an external hard drive. Best if the images were shot in the RAW format. Several images from the same shoot will be ideal for synchronization. Jpegs, tiffs, or psd are okay. If you don’t have images, I will provide them for you. Place all images in folders.

Cancellation Policy: Refund requests must be made in writing at least 30 days prior to the event. No refunds or credits will be given with less than 30 days’ notice.

Instructor Bio: Natasha Calzatti. Upon receiving her BFA in Photography from Otis Parsons School of Design, Natasha Calzatti, a photographer and digital retoucher, went on to shoot award-winning photography for THE NEW YORK TIMES, NEWSWEEK, PEOPLE and VIBE, and has been syndicated internationally. Her work is represented in many private collections and has been shown publicly in Los Angeles and more recently in Portland, Oregon’s Black Box Gallery. Simultaneous to her photography career, Natasha found herself at the cutting edge of imaging as it transitioned from the chemical darkroom to the digital darkroom where her abilities became increasingly in demand for magazine clients TV Guide, Marie Claire, Time Magazine, The Source, and Vibe as well as advertising clients Midas, MCI and Dreyfus.Ms. Calzatti was invited to The Getty Center to share her behind the camera experiences of Cuba as she presented an in-gallery exploration of A Revolutionary Project: Cuba from Walker Evans to Now. Today Ms. Calzatti divides her time between shooting assignments and lecturing on digital imaging issues both in U.S and abroad. You can see her current work at

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Samys Camera LA
431 South Fairfax Ave., Classroom on Third Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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