Raw Class Testimonials
After months of mulling over whether or not to take the RAW class, I finally did and I couldn’t sing higher praises for it. I learned more in a few days than I have in a few years of doing it on my own. My workflow has been sped up 10 fold and it’s all because I now understand what I need to do, and how to do it quickly and effectively. Thank you!
Have just completed the Clean Processing in RAW class and have new confidence in processing images. Damien’s communication style makes the complex aspects all so clear. It’s fantastic and so worthwhile. Thanks Damien.
Damien, I LOVED the raw class and continue to use your steps with every single photo. I wouldn’t be where I am in my post processing had it not been for you offering this. I will be forever grateful. Many, many thanks!!
I have reviewed your Raw Class twice now and I can’t believe how much I’ve learned. The first time I was so ecstatic when I finished. Too sad it was over. I went for round two and learned even more. The only bad thing I have to say is that it finished. I want more. Can’t wait for more courses to come. I will sign up for anything that is offered by you. You are such a great teacher. Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge.
Best value for money photography purchase I have ever made…wish Damien’s workshops were around years ago when I first started learning to shoot in manual and process RAW files. I was fumbling around in the dark when it came to editing, really! Can’t wait to put the clean processing workflow into practice, and I’ll be signing up for all of the other classes too 🙂 Thankyou for sharing your knowledge so generously Damien.
I’m a newbie and have never worked in Lightroom. Damien’s RAW class is well written and very easy to understand. I now have a clean edit workflow that I understand and love. Thanks Damien!
I had dabbled in raw, but oh my gosh did I learn a lot! He is a wonderful instructor and made it seem so simple.
If anyone here is still on the fence about taking Damien’s Raw class, DO IT! You won’t regret it! I could not be happier with the changes in my editing progress! A session that used to take me DAYS to edit is now done in a couple of hours, because I have the right framework coming out of ACR. Seriously, this class is LIFE CHANGING!
I have taken Damien’s RAW class and was pleasantly surprised. There were many eye-opening moments. Before this class, I thought I had a basic understanding of RAW processing. Now, I have a more comprehensive knowledge. Damien teaches you why it is necessary to understand the concepts before you edit a photo in RAW. Then he shows you how RAW editing can enhance your workflow and lead you to an amazing final image (Foundation Photoshop Skills class). I enjoyed perusing the slides as well as the videos because they forced me to really see the importance of starting out clean. I highly recommend taking this course. If you want to learn from an expert, look no further. Damien is it!
When Damien said I needed to that I take the Raw Class before the Levels Class, I wasn’t too pleased because I thought I already had a handle on ACR. Was I ever wrong. This class touched on the basics in detail that I should have known and didn’t. I really appreciated the way that it was presented both in text form to explain theories, then in video to show examples. Then the icing on the cake was the Raw Processing Workflow flowchart. With this chart I don’t have to try to remember what I learned, it is now right at my fingertips next to my computer as I edit a photo. Thanks so much Damien.
Damien’s RAW class is fantastic! I was hesitant to take it since I’m not brand new to editing. I learned a lot of great information and saw an immediate improvement in my work. The class is easy to follow and great for the beginner and intermediate level! (Can’t say anything for advanced since I don’t consider myself to be there yet.)
I had so many lightbulb moments during this class; it totally blew my expectations out of the water. Before starting, I thought I had a fairly good grasp of the concepts covered in this class, and just wanted a quick refresher before going on to other classes, but boy was I wrong! I didn’t know before how much I didn’t know. Now I have a much better understanding of why to make certain editing choices and why to do things in a certain order. I feel much more in control of my editing process, so that good outcomes will not be lucky (and inconsistent), but rather the result of conscious choices and consistent application. Oh, and did I mention how much TIME this knowledge will save me when editing?
Thanks damien!!! I THOUGHT I knew how to edit in raw before this, but I was so wrong. I was doing everything by eye and not paying any attention to the histogram. Now I will never edit without taking it into consideration.
Damien’s raw class was clear and easy to follow, and gave me a plan of action for processing my raw files instead just guessing. It really helped my images look more professional. I can now feel more confident handing my images to clients knowing they are processed correctly! Thank You Damien!
The Raw class was perfect – just what I needed! PS is intimidating, but Damien makes it easy to understand. Worth every penny!!
I just completed the raw class tonight and it has totally changed (not to mention shorten) the way I edit. His teaching is so easy to follow and so precise you will be blown away.
I would recommend the Raw class. It’s really easy, and it is definitely powerful. It’s basic editing BUT it lays down a really good foundation for your photos.
The RAW class is fantastic! I finally understand how to successfully and quickly process a RAW file. A lot goes into getting a great shot in camera, but Damien has made it so easy for me to enhance the RAW photo to create a beautiful piece of art.If you are at all hesitant to take this class, let me say that you will NOT be disappointed and you will come away with a TON of knowledge that will really help you get a great edit every time. AND…you have access to it for a WHOLE year!I don’t want my photos to look like someone else’s, I want to put my own artistic touch and vision in my photos. Damien encourages you and gives you the skills to be able to accomplish that. 5 STARS all the way!!
I absolutely loved your layers and masks class. I love the way it was laid out, so easy to follow.
I didn’t think I’d need this class, because I’ve been shooting in RAW and “editing” for over six months and felt there probably wasn’t THAT much I would learn. Well, I was wrong. Not only was there no real consistency in my post-processing, but I had no idea what I was really doing when I’d play around with the sliders (it was mostly guesswork, pushing them around, seeing if I like the results, and then playing some more).
I also wasn’t aware of how using the most basic tools in LR or ACR can really do most of what is necessary for a “clean edit”. While I am not an editing expert, I at least am now confidently capable of producing consistent results with my images, and knowing what I should be doing with images through my RAW software to obtain a simple, clean edit, ready for anything creative I’d like to add in PS (if anything at all).
Thank you Damien! Definitely worth every penny!
I recently completed Damien’s Raw class, and it is AMAZING! I truly feel it has been the best investment in my photography journey! I actually “get” what I am doing in editing now, and can do so quite quickly…no more playing with sliders and guessing what happens next – now it’s done purposely and with an expected result. Thank you Damien for showing me the light 😉
Damien’s class was awesome. It was just what I needed to finally make the leap into RAW. As a photographer who had shot only .jpg for the first 3-4 years of my career, I was completely intimidated to begin shooting in RAW because I knew nothing about it. Thankfully, Damien’s knowledge and his class in general propelled me into this wonderful world that I fought for so long and I’m grateful I made the switch. His class was very user friendly, extremely detailed, honest in areas where he wasn’t as knowledgeable and so on. His genuine personality helps you learn and his honest critiques teach you what to do and what not to do. I’ve already recommended the class to several friends. Thanks again Damien. I’m grateful for people like you who “teach” in this industry!
What you taught me in ACR via the RAW class has come close to changing my life! What a difference that has made to my workflow already!
Hi, anyone wondering about doing Damien’s Raw Class, I have only one thing to say DO IT!! I have just completed the class, AND the support is still there to help me perfect what I have learnt. Damien, great class and very easy to understand and follow 🙂 *Big thumbs up*
I seriously considered skipping the RAW Class and going to the Layers Class as I have used Bridge/ACR/Photoshop to process my photos for several years and understood ACR but decided if I was going to give Levels a fair chance I needed to do RAW Damien’s way. I can honestly say I have more than got my money’s worth +++. It is one thing to “understand” the sliders, another to know when and how much to use each. Having someone critiquing your images is priceless. I purposely choose difficult images to process in order to benefit the most. Just do it!! You won’t regret it.
I signed up for the Clean Processing in RAW class in part out of curiosity and in part out of never having experienced any sort of post-processing training. Heretofore, what I have learned about post-processing has been through trial and error. I somewhat blindly twiddled this and tweaked that to arrive at an image that I found pleasing. I didn’t totally understand what I had done. After completing my first run through of Damien’s class, I now have a better grasp of not only what I’m actually trying to accomplish but also the tools at my disposal.
The wealth of information he packs into the lessons are amazing.
I can’t say enough good things about Damien’s classes. My only regret is not taking them sooner. The material easy to understand and he’s so helpful in the class groups answering questions and giving critique.
Your Raw Class has the most informative, clear and concise information about post processing that I’ve ever come across. Thank you for sharing your knowledge with us.
Thanks to Damien’s RAW class, my processing takes HALF the time it used to.It really is so easy to follow along with him – he has a great way of explaining things that makes it easy to understand!