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February 7, 2022 6:00–7:30 pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Computer Lab, 234
Digital Media

Lightroom 101

Partnership with Duke Arts Create & DuWell

Taught by Vit Bitencourt

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.

Address:
Rubenstein Arts Center
2020 Campus Drive
Durham, NC, 27705

About Duke Arts Create

Duke Arts Create is a series of free, hands-on arts workshops designed to help all Duke students, including graduate and professional students (including Duke Health), as well as Duke faculty and staff develop a variety of creative skills in the visual arts, dance and movement, creative writing and more. Workshops are open to all skill levels and backgrounds. Most workshops are held in the Duke Arts Annex, the Rubenstein Arts Center or the Duke Arts Office 2101 and are typically held weeknights from 6-8 p.m.

Registration for the following week’s workshops go live on Friday mornings at 9 a.m. – sign up in advance to guarantee your spot. Didn’t get a spot? No problem! We always reserve space for walk-ins. Email DukeCreate@duke.edu if you have any questions. Sign up for the monthly newsletter here, which includes the full list of classes offered during the following month.

Duke Arts Create is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts (Duke Arts).