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Lightroom 101, A DukeCreate + Co-Lab Roots Workshop

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*** FYI: DukeCreate Digital Media Workshops will now take place at the Rubenstein Arts Center in the AMI Computer Lab (Room 234). See you at the Ruby! ***


Reserve your seat in this workshop by enrolling here. If the event is full, you will be added to the waitlist.


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.


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What is DukeCreate?

DukeCreate is a free arts workshop series for the Duke community taught by local artists and students in the MFA|EDA program. Workshop topics emphasize skill development and practical experience in ceramics, screen printing, painting and drawing, photography, and digital media. DukeCreate is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts (DukeArts) and University Center Activities and Events (UCAE), in cooperation with the Arts Annex, duARTS, VisARTS, and #artstigators.

What is a digital media workshop?

Digital media workshops are offered on Tuesday evenings and are taught by graduate students in the MFA | EDA program. These workshops cover various topics in the realm of digital media, including introductions to software in the Adobe Creative Suite, and practical workshops in digital storytelling techniques. Laptops, software and equipment is provided for these workshops.

How much does the workshop cost?

Workshops are free to all Duke students and staff, with priority given to students. Class size is limited. Students must sign up in advance at https://training.oit.duke.edu/dukecreate. Walk-ins will only be accommodated on a space-available basis.

Can staff attend DukeCreate workshops?

Duke students can reserve their spot in advance. Online enrollment for Duke staff opens on the day of the workshop. Staff can also show up 10 minutes prior to a workshop in case a slot becomes available.


Can I take a bus to the Rubenstein Arts Center?

Yes! The Rubenstein Arts Center is located between East and West campus, off of bus routes (C1, C2 & CSW) that run along Campus Drive.




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Status Archived
Date Monday, February 7th, 2022
Time 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location Rubenstein Arts Center
Enrolled 11 of 15

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