Jul 5, 2006

Epson Print Academy Extended

The Epson Print Academy has extended it’s tour of U.S. cities with three new cities added for the end of 2006 and a return trip to two cities in 2007.

Track One teaches digital SLR owners how to create prints just like the pros. Track Two teaches professionals advanced techniques to take printing to the next level.

The new cities and dates are:

October 28, 2006 in Phoenix, AZ
Doubletree Paradise Valley/Scottsdale

November 11, 2006 in Salt Lake City, UT
Hilton Salt Lake City Center

December 2, 2006 in Atlanta, GA
Renaissance Atlanta Hotel Downtown

January 20, 2007 in Los Angeles/Orange County, CA
Doubletree Hotel Santa Ana/Orange County Airport

January 28, 2007 in New York City, NY
Hotel Pennsylvania

Track One topics include:

* A step-by-step experience following admired nature photographer John Shaw, beginning on a photo shoot in the Sierras and culminating in the creation of a print in the digital darkroom

* A discussion of common digital file problems and fixes provided by master printmaker Mac Holbert of Nash Editions

* New Photoshop® CS2 tutorials from Adobe’s Senior Digital Imaging Evangelist Julienne Kost

* A demonstration from celebrity photographer Greg Gorman showcasing how he creates stunning black and white prints

* An overview from Bob Krist explaining how he prepares digital camera files to address the growing interest in using digital projectors and multimedia viewers

Track Two features live presentations by renowned industry experts such as John Paul Caponigro, Bruce Fraser, Greg Gorman, Mac Holbert, and Jeff Schewe. Topics include:

* In-depth color management and custom profiling

* Creating and optimizing a professional workflow

* Expert-level fine-art printing techniques

* Using a RIP for contract proofing and to increase productivity

* Collaborating with graphic designers and commercial printers

* Advanced black and white printing techniques

Early bird pricing for Track One is $49.95 when participants register at least three days prior to the program. Pricing for Track Two is $99.95 after a special $50 discount for professionals. More information including the complete tour schedule and how to register is available at Price includes admission to the new Print Academy Expo, featuring the latest products for pros.

See the PhotoshopNews coverage of the following tour cities:
New York City
Los Angeles
San Francisco
Reports from Minneapolis, Montréal and Toronto are coming.

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