New Workshops For Photographers by David Saffir

Track One: Photoshop, Adobe Camera RAW, Bridge, Lightroom. Image editing, printing, and publishing

Join us in a practical, real world learning environment!

This is a multi-part series that enables photographers and other artists to use Adobe image editing productseffectively and efficiently. I use a goal-oriented, hands-on approach. Sessions are divided into segmentswhich deal with specific issues. You’ll go home and get results!

 

  • Session One, Photoshop – Turbo Portrait Retouching, July 19
  • Session Two, Landscape and Scenic Imagery, July 26
  • Session Three, Using Adobe Products to Design and Create A Photo Book, August 16

 

Session cost is $89 per person. Register before June 19 and pay only $79.

 

Workshop Session One, Track One: Photoshop – Turbo Portrait Retouching™

July 19, 2009, 9 am to 5 pm. Location: Santa Clarita, California (address TBA) Laptops encouraged. Students are also encouraged to bring theirown images to work on.

 

Topics include:

 

  • Skin – women, men, children
  • Eyes – sparkle makes the image
  • Hair – dealing with flyaways, trailers, and more
  • Lips – developing contours, dimensionality, color
  • Contours – the 3-D face, the “gentle nose job”, and more
  • Glasses – reflections, dust, eye magnification
  • Blemishes – wipe em out in minutes
  • Teeth – “you’ll wonder where the yellow went….”
  • Clothing – rumples, wrinkles, and colors that go bump in the night
  • Coping with group portraits – goofy faces, out of places, blinkies, and missing persons
  • Production – preparing the image for the lab or your printer

 

Register for this workshop link here.

 

Workshop Session Two, Track One:Landscape and Scenic Imagery

 

July 26, 2009 9 am to 5 pm. Location: Santa Clarita, California (address TBA) Laptops encouraged. Students are also encouraged to bring theirown images to work on.

 

Topics include:

 

  • Tips and Tricks in Camera RAW – get that image ready for prime time!
  • Matching color in multiple images
  • Full- Frame Color – fast track to whole-image color control
  • Selective Color – adjusting selected colors to make an image “pop”
  • Lighting – adjusting luminance of the entire image, or selected areas
  • Creating that cool 3D look- dimensionality and depth with two key Photoshop tools
  • Recovering highlight detail, restoring shadow detail – two techniques for success
  • Poor man’s HDR – combining exposures for extra bounce
  • Create front to back depth of field and sharpness – landscapes and closeup shots
  • Intelligent Sharpening – crisp details, no halos!
  • Converting to Black and White – using color adjustments to enhance a black and white image, the Black and White Filter, toning, and more.
  • Choosing print media for appearance, longevity, marketability
  • Providing a Certificate of Authenticity with each print sold

 

Register for this workshop link here.

 

Workshop Session Three, Track One: Design and Create A Photo Book

 

August 16, 2009, 9 am to 5 pm, Location Santa Clarita, California (address TBA) Laptops encouraged. Students are also encouraged to bring theirown images to work on.

 

Topics include:

 

  • Matching your work to a book design – large or small? wide or tall? and more!
  • Creating a theme – subject, color palette, storytelling
  • Choosing images
  • Matching images that share a page or spread
  • Creating the cover, and each page, including layout options
  • Image editing for your book – step by step
  • Preparing your book for printing
  • Managing costs through good design
  • Selecting a book printing service
  • Distributing your book – as a product, and as your portfolio

 

Pricing and Registration Information:

 

  • Each session is $89. Pre-registration is required.
  • If you register for the first class by June 19, session cost is reduced to $79.
  • Register for two or more sessions, register before June 19, cost is $138.
  • Use Paypal or Google Checkout.

 

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