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Fundamentals of Lightroom

  • The Philadelphia Design Center 1313 South 33rd Street Philadelphia, PA, 19146 United States (map)

Elevate your photo editing and file management skills with this crash course on two of Adobe Creative Cloud's most popular programs: Photoshop and Lightroom!

This workshop is a 2-part series. The focus of each session is independent of the other so you can attend both or either evenings. Learn more about Fundamentals of Photoshop, which will be held on Wednesday, October 17h at 6pm.


Photography instructor Clancy Philbrick will guide you through an introduction to Lightroom in this intimate workshop tailored to our participants' interests and needs. By the end of Fundamentals of Lightroom, you will have a clear understanding of the following skills:

  • Organizing / Cataloging techniques

  • Editing tools

  • Cropping

  • Light / Color / Value manipulation: make your photos pop!

  • Photo composition tips

You do not need to bring a camera or have access to Adobe Creative Cloud prior to this workshop. Feel free to bring your own photos and/or image-based projects to work on throughout the course.

Fundamentals of Lightroom Ticket Cost: $100 ($60 for PDC members)

Save 25% OFF when you register for both Fundamentals of Photoshop and Fundamentals of Lightroom.

Both Workshop Ticket Cost: $150 ($90 for PDC members)

Tickets are discounted when you attend both workshops! Ticket costs are $75 per session ($45 each for members). Use promo code “PSandLR” at checkout to save for both Fundamentals workshops. You must register for both workshops to reserve your spot and receive the discount.

Facilitator Bio

Clancy Philbrick ( is a multidisciplinary artist exploring intersectional themes around societal-critique, masculine vulnerability, mindfulness, and unity. Whether it is his polyphonic paintings, memetic photographs, black and white drawings, or sculptural installations, his playful project-based work involves both personal expression and participatory schematics aimed at public revelation. Clancy's work has been exhibited across the United States and has been featured on BBC, Playboy, The Huffington Post, ArtBlog, and Ethiopian TV. He lives and works in Philadelphia where his social practice has lead to collaborative projects with the Mural Arts Program, Project HOME, and The LiveWell Foundation. Currently, Clancy is the Photography Instructor at the Circadium School of Contemporary Circus.


ATTEND. JOIN. AND SAVE $25 OFF! Interested in continuing to develop your Photoshop skills after the workshop? The Philadelphia Design Center is a nonprofit coworking space for designers, and we want to support you on your creative journey!

All workshop participants will receive a $25 REBATE OFF your first month of membership! Learn more about The Philadelphia Design Center’s memberships, which includes access to the Adobe Creative Cloud, discounted event prices, and more.


  • We are located in a former church - the Queen Memorial Building, which is the building NOT directly on the corner of 33rd and Wharton but the second old church building on 33rd Street behind the iron gate.

  • There is FREE off-street parking located behind the building, which is accessible through the driveway between the two old church buildings from 33rd Street.

  • While our space is on the first floor, this event is NOT currently wheelchair accessible as there is a flight of steps from outside to enter the building.

  • This space has a private single-use bathroom.

Contact Robin Stamey, The Philadelphia Design Center’s Programming Manager, at for questions and more information.

The Philadelphia Design Center is a nonprofit coworking space led by the Partners of Sacred Places. We are committed to supporting the efforts of Philadelphia’s diverse design community by providing advanced software technology and textile facilities to assist in the creation process of our members. Our digital lab memberships, starting at $40/month, include access to Vectorworks and Adobe Creative Cloud software and our comfortable 24/7 co-working space.  Learn more about how you can join our growing community at