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Instructor: Andrew Darlow
DATE: Saturday, April 7, 2012
TIME: 10:00am - 2:00pm
(There will be a 30 min break for light refreshments)
Location: duCret Auditorium, duCret School of Art (Plainfield, NJ)
This Event is Limited to 30 People
Level: Intermediate to Advanced
This workshop is ideal for those who have some working knowledge of Lightroom and inkjet printing (or printing with a pro lab).
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 is a powerful application with many new features to help photographers of any level work more efficiently and print more effectively to desktop or lab printers. In this four hour lecture, award-winning author and photographer, Andrew Darlow, will cover the following:
• An overview of one proven approach for importing your photo collection;
• How to make sure your photos are ready to be imported into a Lightroom Catalog;
• An overview of Lightroom 4's Library and Develop Module Features;
• How to use the Print Module to color-test any lab or desktop printer;
• How to use the new Soft Proofing features in Lightroom 4;
• How to choose the right lighting in which to view your prints;
• Sample workflows and sharpening techniques for popular types of photos;
• How to use Collections, Smart Collections, the Find tool and Ratings to filter your
• Tips for batch processing (creating JPGs from RAW files, for example);
• How to make selective color/contrast adjustments;
• Specific tips for using the Spot Removal tool (Clone and Heal options), Graduated
Filter tool and Adjustment Brush (all located in the Develop Module); and
• How to save Presets and apply them to one or many images.
Mac OSX will be used, but Windows-specific information will also be explained for those who use Windows. You are welcome to bring your laptop, however it is not required. Those who register for this workshop will receive a PDF with specific notes to print out and follow along during the lecture, and they will also receive a link to a webpage with many additional resources following the workshop. Each attendee will also receive a small high quality, semi-gloss color calibration print (about 3x3 inches), printed on an Epson 3880 of the file Andrew recommends for testing, as well as a link to the file so that you can compare it to your screen and your prints in Lightroom or Photoshop.
Andrew Darlow is a photographer, author and digital imaging consultant. He is the former Editorial Director of Digital Imaging Techniques Magazine, and the current editor of ImagingBuffet.com, an online imaging magazine. His photography and how-to articles on topics from marketing to fine-art printing have been featured in numerous magazines and websites, including Photo District News, PDN Gear Guide, Popular Photography, Rangefinder, and Studio Photography magazine. For more than 15 years he has taught thousands how to improve their photography, workflow and digital print output at conferences, industry events, and educational institutions, including the PDN PhotoPlus Expo, WPPI Las Vegas, the Arles Photo Festival (Arles, France), Columbia University, and the International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York. He regularly exhibits his work and his prints are held in many private collections.
His book, 301 Inkjet Tips and Techniques: An Essential Printing Resource for Photographers, (Course Technology PTR), is a resource that covers many aspects of digital printmaking, and includes the imagery and advice of over 20 photographers and other artists. He also publishes the Inkjet & Imaging Tips Newsletter, available free to subscribers. http://www.imagingbuffet.com. He is also author of Pet Photography 101:Tips for Taking Better Photos of Your Dog or Cat - http://www.PhotoPetTips.com.
Event Fee: $39 **Early Registration Discount **
To qualify for the early registration discount, Payment must be made by or before Wed. April 4th at 11:55PM EST. All major credit cards are accepted (you do not have to have a PayPal account).
Regular Fee after April 4th and at the Door: $50 (Tickets paid for at the door should be in cash).
Cancellation Policy: 50% refund when cancelled via e-mail 5 or more days prior to the workshop. No refunds issued within 4 days of the workshop.
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