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About the Workshop
This workshop familiarizes participants with a range of Lightroom tools and introduces its extensive opportunities for digital creation. Utilizing this software program, you will learn how to brighten photos, bump up colors, and mask distracting elements. Learn now Lightroom’s easy-to-use tools can create images that pop with presets for vintage, travel, and more plus portrait presets for every skin tone. Follow along in this interactive setting that allows you to ask live questions to an experienced instructor.
Note: Lightroom should be installed prior to this workshop. Duke students can download the software for free under the Adobe Creative Cloud link here. Faculty and staff can download a free trail of the software here.
About the Instructor
Vit Bitencourt is a visual artist from Sao Paulo, Brazil and is currently pursuing an MFA in Experimental Documentary Arts at Duke University. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Human Ecology from the College of the Atlantic where she focused her studies on photography and documentary video. While in college, she served as curator and student director of the Ethel H. Blum Gallery, in Bar Harbor, Maine. Following graduation, she worked as a curatorial assistant for photography at the Smithsonian American Art Museum on the exhibition Welcome Home: A Portrait of East Baltimore, 1975-1980.
Vit is interested in creating human documents. Her research and practice revolve around photographers’ portraits of their partners, personal film essays, and autobiographical zines.
About the Location
This workshop meets in the computer lab (Room 234) of the Rubenstein Arts Center.
Rubenstein Arts Center
2020 Campus Drive
Durham, NC, 27705