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Small Group class $180 (4 students max)

Workshop time: 1.5hours 9:30-11:00am

Delivery: Practical live training with zoom

In this workshop, you will learn the amazing program that is Adobe Lightroom Classic, as well as the secrets to my master workflow for fast, effective image editing and file management. You will be able to speak directly to be throughout the class. 

We will cover:

-Setting up your Lightroom

-Lightroom tools and interface

-Importing RAW and Jpeg photos from a camera or memory card

-Exporting finished files for all publishing requirements

-Features of Lightroom

-Editing images the fast way

-Managing your best photos into collections

-Using Collections and much more

Hosted by | Grace Costa

Date | 21st April 2020

Time | 9:30-11:00am

Cost | $180 pp +booking fee


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It’s time to get off the AUTO setting on your camera for good and fall in love with taking photos.
In this class, you will learn the basics of camera operation and the elements of composition so you can create images with more impact.
Under Grace’s expert guidance you will gain the confidence to assess all lighting conditions and apply your knowledge of ISO, Shutter Speed, Aperture and composition to creatively produce the photographs you imagine.
Grace will help you relate all concepts to your particular equipment so you will learn to love your camera instead of being frustrated by it.
About you tutor: Grace Costa is a qualified Commercial photographer in Canberra for nearly 20 years. She started her career working in portrait studios in the ACT before becoming a staff photographer for one of Canberra’s largest government departments. Grace now focuses on her own photography business and exhibits her work as a photographic artist in galleries around Australia. She is also a passionate Creative Mentor helping others connect to their creativity through the art of photography.
Whether you want to improve your travel photos or capture amazing family memories for your family album, this workshop is for you.
Tea + Coffee will be provided, however please BYO lunch. Manuka shopping centre is a 10 min walk or 2 min drive from the classroom if you need to buy lunch. Free parking on site.
Tickets at Eventbrite $285 (+booking) Class notes included.
*Once you have made your booking an email will be sent informing you of “what to bring”.


Adobe Lightroom Workshop

27 JULY 2019

I am very excited to announce I will be running an Introduction to Adobe Lightroom Classic workshop in Canberra.

In this workshop, I’ll show you how to get started with the amazing program that is Lightroom Classic, as well as the secrets to my master workflow for fast, effective image editing and management.
We will cover:

  • Importing RAW and Jpeg photos from camera or memory card
  • Exporting finished files for all publishing requirements
  • Features of Lightroom
  • Editing images the fast way
  • Narrowing your selections
  • Using Collections and much more

You will be required to subscribe to Lightroom Classic, not the smaller cloud-based version Lightroom CC. See the differences at the bottom of this page.

To access the Lightroom Classic plan, select the Creative Cloud Photography plan from $14.29 p/m 

Cost: $230 (early bird till 17th July)
Date: Saturday, 27 July 2019
Time: Starting 9:00 -2:00

Location: WOTSO Symonston Canberra


14-17 MARCH 2019  Grace will be one of the 120 emerging artists on show at The Other Art Fair presented by Saatchi Art. The event attracts art collectors from around the world, galleries, interior stylists, and the general public. It’s time to showcase the horses to a whole new audience!! I’m so excited and privileged to be exhibiting at this event. I hope to meet you there.

grace costa the other art fair
I will be exhibiting at The Other Art Fair in Sydney this March.

28 February 2019 – 17 March 2019 
Group show: Mark Mohell, Aaron Pollock, Juliette Dudley, Fiona Scheidle
M16 Gallery, Griffith Canberra
Click HERE for more details of the M16 Gallery

Short Film Screening
16 February, 2019 5:30pm-6:30pm
Palace Electric Cinema, NewActon Canberra
Tickets to be released late January 2019

Refocus Retreat 
24th May – 27th May 2019
Keynote speaker, Equine workshop, Planning an Exhibition