Photography & New Media

Code: P0409-23

    • O

      Open to All

      Students of any skill and knowledge level.

    • One Day Workshop

One-Day Workshop: Navigating Photoshop

Jul 1, 2023

9 AM - 4 PM

Concept

Adobe Photoshop, the professional digital imaging standard since 1990, is used by photographers, designers, and imaging artists who want to perfect their unique visions. Photoshop allows artists to create compelling images, composites and designs, but the platform’s vast capabilities seem daunting to some photographers. This workshop is designed to teach the core foundation of Photoshop, focusing on step-by-step instruction through essential tools and options while learning non-destructive editing practices that maintain image integrity.

Media

Digital photography, Adobe Photoshop, workflow, editing, compositing, file management, layers and other editing methods

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Faculty

Joe Lavine

Joe Lavine is a photographer, educator, workshop instructor, and author focused on teaching and expression through imagery. As a professional photographer, Joe has spent thirty-plus years creating compelling images through digital imaging and imaginative lighting. Joe has taught lighting and digital imaging at multiple universities. As the former Manager of Educational Services at Profoto US, he traveled the US delivering lectures on lighting. He started teaching Adobe Photoshop in 1991 and is an Adobe Community Expert. He is the author of multiple books on photography, including the 2019 release of Lighting for Photographers, An Introductory Guide to Professional Photography. Whether through teaching or writing, Joe’s objective is to furnish people with the tools to achieve their goals in photography.

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Tuition: $350.00
Studio Fee: $75.00
Registration Fee: $0.00

Registration Information

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 24-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.

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.

Anderson Ranch is happy to extend a 20% tuition discount in one- and two-week adult Summer Workshops for SPE members. Please register online and then email reg@andersonranch.org with your membership information and we will make the adjustment once you are in the system. You are also welcome to call 970-924-5089 to register.

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Workshop Details

Supply List

Many of the items you'll need are available in the ArtWorks Store. Please click "View Full Supply List" to see a comprehensive list of items you'll need for this workshop.

Lodging & Meals

Housing is limited and includes shared and private lodging options. 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.

We have established a Business Safety Plan with added layers of precaution that prioritize 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.

The Ranch Café meal plan that is included with Room and Board fees strives to provide healthy, creative meals that will nourish your artistic creativity. The meal plan includes 5 days of continental breakfasts that will include a hot offering, 5 lunches with a selection of offerings, and 5 dinners.

 

Health & Safety

Beginning February 2023, Anderson Ranch will no longer require proof of Covid-19 vaccination for studio and artistic program participants. For your own safety as well as the safety of our community, we highly encourage all program participants to be up to date with their vaccinations for COVID-19 as well as the flu vaccine. We also encourage you to carry health and traveler’s insurance.

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Scholarships, College Credit & Discounts

Making Art Accessible

Applications for scholarship support are encouraged. Specific scholarships are funded by Ranch supporters, either through endowed funds or special gifts.

Many colleges and universities offer college credit for workshops taken at Anderson Ranch. Discounts are available for students and teachers.

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