Jul 8, 2008

Stephen Johnson Offers Summer Digital Boot Camp

July 20-24, 2008
Stephen Johnson Studios & Gallery and the San Mateo Coast Pacifica, California.
$1250 – limited to 10 people           

For more information on these seminars email or call 650 355-7507.

This full-week photography workshop is an intense immersion into digital photography with one of its pioneers. In five days you will go from perhaps not even understanding what a RAW file is, to making well-crafted and thoughtful prints.

Fieldwork, extensive lecture and lab work will fill your time together. Every student will have full access to their own workstation in the lab. Class Topics:

  • Digital Exposure
  • Photographic Composition
  • RAW Processing
  • Image Editing
  • Tonal Judgements
  • Selections
  • Color Correction
  • Color Management
  • Inkjet Printing
  • Fine Art Presentation

All necessary materials will be provided, including a copy of Stephen’s latest book “Stephen Johnson on Digital Photography.”

Class will run Sunday through Thursday from 9am to 5pm. Lunch will be provided each day of studio work.

Overnight Accommodations

About Stephen Johnson
A photographer, teacher and designer, Stephen has been teaching and working in photography since 1977. His books include At Mono Lake, the critically acclaimed The Great Central Valley: California’s Heartland and Making a Digital Book. His Stephen Johnson on Digital Photography was published in 2006 by O’Reilly Media.He runs his own photography, publishing and design company–scanning and designing his photographic books using a Macintosh computer and since 1994 photographing in the field with digital view cameras.

Current projects include With a New Eye, his ground-breaking and historic all digital national parks project.

Stephen’s pioneering work in digital photography has included software and product development for clients such as Apple, Adobe, Eastman Kodak, Epson, Foveon, Hewlett Packard, Leaf, Ricoh and X-rite. His work with Adobe includes the creation of the duotone curves shipped with their Photoshop software.

Photographic clients have included the Ansel Adams Publishing Trust, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the Friends of Photography and the National Park Service. Johnson’s photographs have been widely published and collected internationally.

He has recieved numerous awards and grants for his photographic work, including an NEA for At Mono Lake, awards from the Bay Area Book Reviewers Association, the Commonwealth Club of California and the Golden Light Award for the Great Central Valley. The New York Times named the Valley book as one of the eight best photography books of 1993. He was named to the Photoshop Hall of Fame in 2003 and as a Canon Explorer of Light in 2006.

To Register
Registration fee must be paid in full to secure a spot in the class.
Additional information will be sent upon registration. Credit Card Registration by phone 650 355-7507 (preferred)

For more info see the workshop website here.

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