Photography & New Media

Code: P1530-21

    • I

      Level I

      Students are new to photography and new media and have no formal training in photography, video, multimedia or animation. Students have basic computer literacy.

    • II

      Level II

      Photography students have a basic understanding of photography principles and technology and are comfortable using an SLR camera in manual mode. New Media students have a basic understanding of video, multimedia or animation software. Students have basic computer skills and are comfortable using a Macintosh computer.

Adobe Photoshop

Sep 13 - 17, 2021

9AM-5PM

Concept

Photoshop is indispensable in the modern landscape of image-making. This workshop teaches everything you need to know to get up to speed with Photoshop. Students start with the basics: layers, selections, cropping and resizing. From there, the course moves on to image editing techniques that unlock the magic of Photoshop. The workshop is ideal for photographers and visual artists with little-to-no knowledge of Photoshop, however a basic familiarity with computers (e.g., finding files / opening applications) is required.

Media

Adobe Photoshop, digital cameras including DSLR’s, iPhone and Android, digital printing

Faculty

Theresa Jackson

Theresa Jackson is a graphic arts and photography industry leader. She teaches workshops, speaks at industry conferences, and represents Adobe as an Adobe Community Professional and an Adobe Education Leader. Theresa is also a LinkedIn Learning instructor with courses in Lightroom, Lightroom Classic, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Dimension. Twice her creative work has been awarded a Photoshop Guru from Photoshop World in the Artistic Category. Theresa has worked in the graphics and design industry for several decades. Her business, Orchard View Color, provides photography, design, and software training for small businesses and individuals. She also teaches design classes for MiraCosta Community college in north San Diego County.

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Photography & New Media

Photography has always been a vital part of Anderson Ranch, one in which students explore visual storytelling through a variety of contexts and concepts. The program has uniquely evolved to focus on both traditional photography and new media— making it one of the only workshop settings of its kind. Three floors of the Fischer Photography Center house state-of-the-art equipment, including three photography studios, two Mac labs, a traditional darkroom, and a lighting studio with strobe and continuous lighting for photography and video.

All Photography workshops are rooted in the same idea—powerful art requires rigorous inquiry of techniques and ideas. We focus on technical skills, content and critical dialog. Students have access to color-managed media labs equipped with 21-inch iMacs, flatbed and film scanners, Epson printers, and cutting-edge software including Adobe Creative Cloud. When appropriate, students utilize strobe and tungsten lighting equipment, seamless backdrops, green screen, audio and video recording equipment and Epson large-format printers. We also offer community engagement through events like our Locals’ Clubs “Photography Salon” where artists engage with the Ranch outside of the workshop setting.

The Ranch Photography and New Media team creates an inspiring environment, allowing artists of all levels to explore lens-based media and the journey of artistic discovery in the unparalleled setting of the Colorado Rockies.

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Lodging & Meals

Anderson Ranch closely follows guidance released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the State of Colorado and the Pitkin County Health Department. In order to operate safely during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Anderson Ranch has made significant modifications to our housing and meal offerings for Summer 2021. We have established a Business Safety Plan with added layers of precaution that prioritizes the health and safety of our staff, students, faculty and guests while continuing to provide you with the Anderson Ranch experience that you know and enjoy.

Housing is very limited and includes private lodging only. Reservations will be managed on a first-come, first-served basis. The earlier you reserve housing, the better your chance of receiving your preferred option. Please note: Workshop costs do not include accommodations.

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