DATES: June 15 – 19, 2015
SKILL LEVEL: I – II
CONCEPT: Transform your images with this exciting exploration of the digital darkroom. Seán Duggan, the co-author of The Creative Digital Darkroom, Real World Digital Photography and Photoshop Masking & Compositing, leads this inspiring workshop that combines digital photography with presentation and artistic discovery. Explore creative possibilities for improving your photographs in the digital darkroom and learn creative enhancements for straight photographic images. In our artistic explorations, both with our cameras and in the digital darkroom, we search for the extraordinary in the ordinary.
MEDIA & TECHNIQUES: Students practice digital photography and use Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop for post-production..
ACTIVITIES: We explore creative photography and review essential camera techniques: composition, existing light, mastering the camera’s light meter, extending dynamic range and methods for technical and creative control in the camera. We use Adobe Lightroom to organize and enhance our images. We study specialized techniques in Adobe Photoshop for creative transformations that include HDR and panorama images, color tinting, masking techniques for precise tonal adjustments and more.
FACULTY: Seán Duggan is a fine-art photographer, author and educator. He teaches digital capture and workflow for the School of Visual Arts in New York City and leads workshops and seminars at venues across the country. He is an Adobe Certified Photoshop Expert and an Adobe Community Professional. His Adobe Lightroom Tips & Tricks column can be seen regularly in Adobe Photoshop User Magazine. www.seanduggan.com
Tuition: $975 OR Tuition + Studio Support Donation: $1175
Studio Fee: $100