really excited. Talk to you guys about black and white. This is This is the course of the subject that I've taught on the longest. As with anything, it changes constantly. Software changes, technology changes. The industry has changed. So I really wanted to modernized this course. And luckily we have a lot of time to stretch our legs. The editing portion is faster and easier and more flexible than it's ever been. That part has grown dramatically easier. In fact, everything that we do enjoys a natively nondestructive workflow. So going from black and white back to color or vice versa, that's not a problem, just to sort of look back to when I many, many years ago, a Z I mentioned before. I've been in Adobe a really long time, about 17 years and just over a decade ago is Light. Room was first coming out. I wrote a book about black and white using photo shop in light room, and back then Photoshopped did almost all of the heavy lifting and overtime light room has done more and more of it, b...
ut other things have changed to the software used to be these individual islands thes perpetual releases that we would ship in boxes, that we would put everything we could into, and then we would release them and then we'd have to wait to get updates. Well, now we can constantly get updates, and our APS are all connected. Light room has grown considerably in its power and its reach, so things have really, really changed. And they've changed on the capture side to because not only can I use my traditional camera and my legacy files, but increasingly, I can use mobile devices as well. So we're going to cover a lot of ground. We're going to start on the desktop, we're going to start in light room, and then we're going to talk about the modern ways of sharing that information. I want to challenge the idea that fine are black and white photography. Sirius black and white editing can't be done be on the desktop because it absolutely can't. So we're gonna cover a lot of ground the place that I want to start, though, and part of being able to edit less means that we can talk about the process a little more