Welcome to The Digital Darkroom ~ Website of Mark Fitzgerald

Photographer ~ Educator ~ Author

If you’re a professional photographer looking to improve your skills to be more competitive in today’s market, or a serious photo enthusiast who needs someone to show them a clear path through the maze of digital options, Mark Fitzgerald can help. He provides clear explanations of digital tools and processes so that technology no longer gets in the way of doing business and creating art. Mark has taught countless photographers since founding The Digital Darkroom in 2002. Now he’s ready to help you. 

One-On-One Private Photoshop and Lightroom Training, and Photography Instruction
Zen of Postproduction

Mark’s latest book is available online and in bookstores.

If you’re located in or visiting the Portland, Oregon metro area, Mark comes to you for custom training. This enables you to learn on your own computer, with your own images, in your own environment. Mark’s specialty is Lightroom, though he’s also a master with Photoshop and spent 10 years as an Adobe Certified Photoshop Expert. 

Get help with: Taming Lightroom’s catalog so that all your files and folders are organized and accounted for, switching from Aperture to Lightroom, mastering Lightroom’s Develop module, printing and designing books with Lightroom, and integrating Lightroom and Photoshop for a workflow that’s powerful as well as sensible for today’s photographers. Click here to learn more about private training.

Mark is also available for private photo outings and mentorships where the focus in on you and your camera instead of the computer. He helps you understand why you see the world the way you do and helps you refine your creative vision through a series of assignments and projects designed just for you. Throughout the process Mark will help you learn to master your camera and its controls so that you’ll be ready to shoot when the moment is right. Contact Mark to learn more.

Lightroom and Photography Workshops and Field TripsASMP Workshop with Mark Fitzgerald

Mark teaches at Newpace Center for Photography in Portland, Oregon on a regular basis. His specialties are Lightroom and Photoshop. He also leads special workshops on workflow and photography in Portland and beyond. Check out the Classes & Workshops page to see a list of upcoming events.

Spotlight Event ~ Mastering Lightroom’s Develop Module

Mark is teaching a special one-day Lightroom workshop hosted by ASMP Oregon. It’s being held in Portland on November 8 from 10-5. This is a hands on workshop for experienced Lightroom users. Mark will take attendees deep into the Develop module and show them what’s possible and how easy it is to transform good photos into great ones. Bring your laptop and learn. Get the details and register here. Seating is very limited so register soon.