Newsletter, July 2009

Just back from some consulting gigs in the Southwest. What a summer!

In this issue:

New how-to articles, new Photoshop classes in California, upcoming seminars and workshops in San Diego, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Chicago, and New York.


Quick Portrait Retouch in Photoshop, Part I

Managing and Archiving Your Photos, Part II, guest author Robert Ash

Getting It Right In The Camera, Part I: Managing Depth of Field, guest author Ted Dayton

NEW Photoshop Classes

Turbo Portrait Retouch, Landscape Images, Personal Book Publishing

This multi-session series will enable photographers and other artists to use Adobe image editing products effectively and efficiently. I use a goal-oriented, hands-on approach.

Sessions are divided into segments that focus on important, practical issues. You can attend one, or all. You’you’ll go home and get results!

•Session 1, Photoshop: Turbo Portrait Retouching, 7/19

•Session 2, Photoshop, Landscape & Scenic Imagery, 7/26

•Session 3, Design and Create A Photo Book, 8/16

Click for details and registration.

Santa Fe Workshops: Digital Intensive: Fine Art Reproduction, Nov 2009

This three-day hands-on intensive is for photographers, artists, printmakers, curators, and gallery owners or managers interested in making fine- art reproductions for themselves or providing this service for others. Covering both the technical and the business aspects of fine-art reproduction, participants work through all the essential steps in the digital reproduction of works of art, from handling and capturing artwork to managing the artist’s expectations and profitability. Click here to see more and register

NEW WORKSHOP SERIES: The Art and Business of Fine Art Reproduction

New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, October 2009

Join us for a day-long intensive seminar on techniques for capturing, editing, printing, and finishing fine art reproduction, plus a detailed review of managing limited editions and making this into a sustainable business. Geared toward photographers, galleries, artists, interior designers, framers, and more. Cities will include Phoenix, Denver, Albuquerque/Santa Fe, and others. Exact dates and locations TBA; stay tuned for details! If you want to be placed on the update list, email me: davidsaffir(at) (insert @ sign, please).

New photo tour: Fall Into New England (FINE), taught by April Bielefeld, Friday Oct 9- Saturday Oct 17

Here’s some info on April’s annual New England Photo Workshop: “October is not complete without our annual guided photo trip to New England. Autumn in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine is a feast for the eyes and the senses. The brilliant reds, the early morning frost on the leaves, bright yellow school buses filled with children….” (click on link above to read more)

News at deadline:

I will also be presenting and teaching at Print 09 Sept 11-16, in Chicago, and PPE Oct 22-24 in New York.

Techno Reviews: Watch my blog in August for a review of the Mamiya AFD III and their new 56-mp digital back!

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