PhotoshopNews » Workshops http://photoshopnews.com The latest news about the top pixel wrangling application on the planet. Sun, 17 Jul 2011 17:19:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.5.1 Stephen Johnson Offers Summer Digital Boot Camp http://photoshopnews.com/2008/07/08/stephen-johnson-offers-summer-digital-boot-camp/ http://photoshopnews.com/2008/07/08/stephen-johnson-offers-summer-digital-boot-camp/#comments Tue, 08 Jul 2008 17:31:00 +0000 PSN Editorial Staff http://photoshopnews.com/?p=2683
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 info@sjphoto.com 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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D65 Gets a Jump on Lightroom 2.0 http://photoshopnews.com/2008/05/15/d65-gets-a-jump-on-lightroom-20/ http://photoshopnews.com/2008/05/15/d65-gets-a-jump-on-lightroom-20/#comments Thu, 15 May 2008 20:34:41 +0000 PSN Editorial Staff http://photoshopnews.com/2008/05/15/d65-gets-a-jump-on-lightroom-20/ 200708d65highreslogo.jpg

Learn Lightroom 2.0 with D65

Adobe released Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2.0 beta which features enhancements such as dual-monitor support and localized dodge and burn corrections. It is the first Adobe application to support 64-bit for Mac OS X 10.5 Intel Macs and Microsoft Vista 64-bit operating systems.

We are now teaching the transition to 2.0 and all the features.

Do you want to quickly process your files and have them look awesome?
Do you want to be able to find any image in a blink of an eye?
Are you keywording properly and using metadata to your advantage?
Do your prints look the way you want? Can you convert to CMYK?
Wondering how to set up a real archive?
Are you working in 16-bit and using ProPhoto?
Can you extend the dynamic range of an image?
Is your computer optimized for workflow, or is it running slow?
Would you like to blow your clients away with quality they rarely see?

If you’ve asked yourself any of these questions, then D65 is THE Workshop for you.

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The D-65 workshops teach bullet-proof techniques to increase workflow productivity and save time. These workshops demonstrate ways to automate, search, archive, present and deliver the zillions of images today’s photographers accumulate. Attendees will learn to create files perfect for reproduction; tagged, named, sized and sharpened correctly, along with attaching the appropriate metadata and keywords. You’ll learn the correct way to keep your images organized, and archived. The workshops are intensive, and focus on optimizing digital photography — from input to output.

D-65 totally immerses you in this four-day digital worflow workshop. Our days consist of hands-on training and lectures supplemented by a comprehensive D65 digital workflow textbook. By the end of the program, you will have the ability to create your own successful workflow, and better communicate with your clients.

The program centers around Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop, going far beyond the basics of digital. It truly prepares the professional photographer, art director, photo editor or advanced amateur for the digital world.
The workshops are taught by Seth Resnick and Jamie Spritzer and cover:

* Adobe Lightroom & Adobe Lightroom Beta 2.0
* Photoshop CS3
* Digital Asset Management
* Optimizing Lightroom & Photoshop Preferences
* Color Spaces
* File Formats
* Digital Standards
* Exposing for Digital
* White Balance
* Color Management From Input to Output
* Profiling Monitors & Systems
* Using Lightroom: The 5 Modules
* Lightroom Catalog & Preferences
* File Naming Conventions
* Metadata & Keywording
* Rating Your Images
* “Tweaking” Your Files – the beauty of Parametric Editing
* Sharpening : Capture, Creative and Output
* Processing Files
* Custom Presets
* Austomating Workflow
* Ceating Actions for Lightroom
* Client Delivery
* FTP File Transmission
* Web Galleries, Slideshows, PDF Presentations
* Printing, Soft Proofing & ICC Profiles
* Converting to CMYK
* Archiving
* Retouching for Digital
* The Business of Digital
* Copyright and Security
* Digital Camera Maintenance

SCHEDULE
Los Angeles: May 16-19 Sold Out
Denver: June 20-23
Portland,OR: August 8-11
New York: Sept 12- 15
Chicago: October 3- 6
San Francisco: November 14-17
Austin, TX : December 12 -15

Workshop Fee: $1099.00

For more information go to: http://www.d-65.com/workshops

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Spend a Week Working with Greg and Jeff http://photoshopnews.com/2008/05/02/spend-a-week-working-with-greg-and-jeff/ http://photoshopnews.com/2008/05/02/spend-a-week-working-with-greg-and-jeff/#comments Fri, 02 May 2008 23:09:10 +0000 PSN Editorial Staff http://photoshopnews.com/2008/05/02/spend-a-week-working-with-greg-and-jeff/
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The sunset view from Greg Gorman’s Mendocino home & studio.

GREG GORMAN’S MENDOCINO DIGITAL WORKSHOP – SPECIAL GUEST: JEFF SCHEWE
June 8-13, 2008

Delight your senses, hone your craft and maximize your technical expertise at the most unique photographic venue this June, 2008 in Mendocino, California*. Immerse yourself in the secrets of the pros within a small intimate setting during a week-long workshop at Greg’s personal studio adjacent to his home. Nestled in the picturesque coast of the Pacific, the studio offers an amazing backdrop for photography students – redwood forests, vineyards, and the spectacular local sites of Northern California.

Indulging each attendee with a combination of digital photography and comfortable hospitality, Greg Gorman begins the week with an evening “meet and greet” dinner in his home followed by an orientation meeting with the instructors and models. The dinner provides a platform of intimacy within the small group setting and enables Greg to familiarize and focus on the individual student and his/her portfolio and experience.

Daily workshops offer opportunities to shoot in studio and on location and each student may choose to concentrate on his/her individual preference of portraits, nudes or a wide variety of Northern California locations. Evening entertainment includes wine tastings and a final dinner.

Sessions feature both the expertise of Greg Gorman, plus one of his professional guests per quarterly workshop and provide:
• camera demos, including setup and download
• editing techniques
• color management training and tools for monitor calibration
• Photoshop/Camera Raw & Lightroom lessons
• fine art printing techniques
• actual printing of images for all students
• two models
• in-studio and location shoots
• gifts from workshop sponsors
• daily gourmet lunches prepared by Chef Ueli
• wrap-up dinner prepared by Chef Ueli with slideshow and presentation gifts

Students are required to bring:
• personal portfolio
• digital camera (power supply and battery)
• flashcards
• lap top computer with OSX or PC equivalent and a mouse and installed imaging software
(Photoshop CS3 and/or Lightroom suggested)

*Mendocino is located north of San Francisco/Oakland (the closest airports). The drive time from San Francisco/Oakland to Mendocino is three hours. We can offer hotel referrals and transportation suggestions.

About Guest Instructor Jeff Schewe

Jeff Schewe is a Photoshop Guru’s Guru. He’s on the inside of the development and testing of Photoshop and has helped guide and direct many features since Photoshop 4.0.

He is also the co-author of Real World Camera Raw with Adobe Photoshop CS3, the definitive book on Camera Raw. Jeff has also been involved with the development of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom since the very beginning. See this PSN story for more info.

Shots from previous workshops

The house…

…and the studio which serve as the base of operations for the workshop.

Greg and the crew getting prepared for the Sunday arrival of the attendees.

The opening orientation with the students in the studio.

Greg does an opening slide show before the class goes over to the house for dinner.

Chef Ueli prepares the dinner…

…and plates the main course.

Greg teaching how to work with models…

After taking several shots, he shows the students what the shot looked like on the back of the camera.

A variety of locations are available depending on weather. Here the class is at the dunes.

Greg talking and directing the class in the dunes.

A couple of shots from Jeff Schewe (above and below).

There are beach locations for shooting…

…as well as other locations where Greg has secured permission to shoot.

Here’s Greg checking exposure for a student. (Nice to have Greg as an assistant).

Greg also covers studio lighting and explains his signature “look”.

There are nightly critiques and imaging lessons.

There is a delicious lunch served each day.

There’s also plenty of time for students to work on their shots in Camera Raw, Photoshop and/or Lightroom.

Greg also covers shooting under natural light in the studio using the studio’s built in large windows with or without scrims.

Here some students shoot while others check their shots.

One of the best locations is down at the point on Greg’s property at sunset.

A shot by Jeff.

Greg shooting a model.

Greg also goes over each student’s work, helping prepare images for printing.

A variety of student prints in the viewing box.

Greg showing off some of the vino consumed the week Jeff Schewe was last at Greg’s Mendocino workshop.

GREG GORMAN’S MENDOCINO DIGITAL WORKSHOP
To register:
phone: 818.242.0102
Or email:
trish@gormanphotography.com
Price of week-long workshop: $4250

Hotel suggestions:
Fensalden Inn – 707.937.4042
Packard House B&B – 707.937.2677
Pacific Mists – 707.937.1543
Seafoam Lodge – 800.606.1827
Albion River Inn – 707.937.1919

About Greg Gorman
(Excerpted from a commentary by Peter Weiermair, Director, The Rupertinum, Salzburg, Austria)

“Gorman is part of the classical tradition. During the 1970’s and 80’s, he concentrated heavily on details of facial features like eyes, etc. In recent years Gorman has attained the consummate mastery of light and lighting which also distinguishes the studio photography of Horst P. Horst, G. Hurrell, and George Platt Lynes. In Gorman’s studio portraits, the play of light lends faces and bodies to ethereal quality as if they glowed from within. His work looks back on a long tradition which has evolved from early 20th century fashion and portrait photography.

His photographs have the quality,­ a mark of all great portrait photograph, ­ of allowing the subject to unfold his or her own personality in front of the lens. We should always bear in mind that photography began as alchemy, a magical process. Particularly in the field of portrait photography, where the here and now is caught and transfixed, it has retained that magical quality. Most of Gorman’s subjects are people in the public eye,­ actors, artists and architects,­ people in the public at large. We experience them only in films and in the icons of photographic illustration. They and their bodies are figments of our imagination in a modern mythology. Photography is the projection of a figure, evoked, it is true, by reality yet, like all photographs, these are, in reality, fiction.” –Peter Weiermair

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Kelbytraining.com Launches New Subscription Based Online Training Classes http://photoshopnews.com/2008/01/02/kelbytrainingcom-launches-new-subscription-based-online-training-classes/ http://photoshopnews.com/2008/01/02/kelbytrainingcom-launches-new-subscription-based-online-training-classes/#comments Wed, 02 Jan 2008 18:50:35 +0000 PSN Editorial Staff http://photoshopnews.com/2008/01/02/kelbytrainingcom-launches-new-subscription-based-online-training-classes/ onlinead1.jpg

During December, 2007, KelbyTraining.com launched a new subscription based online training that includes a lot of the top Photoshop/Lightroom instructors all in one online experience.

Starting with Scott Kelby, some of the other instructors involved include:

  • Katrin Eismann
  • Bert Monroy
  • Dan Margulis
  • Dave Cross
  • Ben Willmore
  • Matt Kloskowski
  • Eddie Tapp
  • John Paul Caponigro
  • Terry White
  • Moose Peterson
  • Joe McNally
  • Rich Harrington
  • David Ziser
  • RC Concepcion
  • Fay Sirkis
  • Corey Barker
  • and Vincent Versace

More instructors will be added in the future. The pricing is by year or by month with the pricing set to offer discounts for NAPP members. Unlimited access for non-members is $199/year or $19.99/month with NAPP Members paying $179/year and $17.99/month.

Over 30 individual classes are already available with more classes expected to be uploaded as they become available. If you are new to Kelby Training, you can “test drive” the online training library right here and see the first 3 lessons of each class for free. A subscription allows unlimited views of each class for the period of your subscription. Each class also comes with the class materials that may include download files as well as additional notes.

System Requirements

  • Available for both Windows and Macintosh
  • Flash Player plugin for viewing the videos (Free Download)
  • Some courses may include additional content for Adobe® Acrobat reader (Free download from their website)
  • Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer or Safari to gather course materials and track status
  • Broadband Internet access

Visit KelbyTraining.com for additional info. Click here for subscription details or here for class details.

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JAY MAISEL Photography Workshop http://photoshopnews.com/2007/11/12/jay-maisel-photography-workshop/ http://photoshopnews.com/2007/11/12/jay-maisel-photography-workshop/#comments Mon, 12 Nov 2007 23:20:27 +0000 PSN Editorial Staff http://photoshopnews.com/2007/11/12/jay-maisel-photography-workshop/ vb7j8123.jpg

This is an opportunity to take a workshop with Jay in his own environment, a historic landmark bank building in Lower Manhattan.

This is a workshop about seeing and expanding your capability. It is not about performing or getting your ego stroked. It is definitely not about technical things and absolutely not about Photoshop. You will shoot, get critiques, look at Jay’s work and talk about photography all day long.

It will take place Mon. Dec. 17 to Fri. Dec. 21, from 9am to 10pm each day. All meals are included. The cost is $5000. It will be filled on a first come, first served basis and will be limited to 9 participants. Payment in full, in advance must be made in order to secure a spot.

The workshop is sponsored by SanDisk. Please call 212.431.5013 or email jay@jaymaisel.com for more information. for more information.

The following quotes are from people who have taken Jays workshops and will help explain different aspects of the experience:

  • …Life changing experience….I would take it again, for the critiques.
  • …Expanded my awareness of what is out there
  • …Sharpened my ability to evaluate and edit.
  • …Gave me the vision and critical eye I was looking for.
  • …Thinking outside the box. I will look at color differently.
  • …Opened my eyes to opportunity.
  • …Liberated me in where and when and what I could shoot.
  • …I appreciated the time and detail of the criticism.
  • …His remarks on editing will have a profound impact on my work.
  • …Saw new ways of appreciating what is there.
  • …The creative juices are flowing again.
  • …You have definitely raised my bar. And I have learned how to wait.
  • …I was pushed to explore areas and I expanded my vision.
  • …Opened me up to new ways of seeing and thinking about my work.
  • …I’ll never take an “easy” picture again.
  • …I now know to “see”before the camera even goes to my eye.
  • …I received the kind of honest criticism that will help me improve.
  • …Learned to photograph people.
  • …Great balance of shooting and talking.
  • …Some of the best shooting information I’ve had.
  • … Pushes and inspires his students to grow –everyone in the class improved…I grew beyond my expectations, and now see differently.
  • …There was not one moment of bullshit from Jay – everything was brutally honest and thus extremely helpful.
  • …I think magic was made this week.

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Portraits of Jay by Jeff Schewe

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Summer Digital Boot Camp With Stephen Johnson http://photoshopnews.com/2007/06/08/summer-digital-boot-camp-with-stephen-johnson/ http://photoshopnews.com/2007/06/08/summer-digital-boot-camp-with-stephen-johnson/#comments Fri, 08 Jun 2007 20:39:12 +0000 PSN Editorial Staff http://photoshopnews.com/2007/06/08/summer-digital-boot-camp-with-stephen-johnson/ Noted photographer Stephen Johnson leads a Summer Digital Boot Camp From RAW to Print (in a week) in Pacifica, California.

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. Some fieldwork and extensive lecture and lab work will fill our time together. Every student will have full access to their own workstation in our lab. Topics include practical experience with digital exposure, RAW processing, image editing, color management and printing.

059652370x_lrg.jpgAll necessary materials will be provided, including a copy of Stephen’s latest book Stephen Johnson on Digital Photography.”

WHEN: June 25-29, 2007 $1250

WHERE: Stephen Johnson Studios & Gallery and San Mateo Coast Pacifica, California.

For more information, please see the workshop page or contact the gallery at 650 355-7507

Click here to register now with a credit card.
Register by phone 650 355-7507

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. 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, desktop color separations and digital imaging has included software and product development for clients such as Apple, Adobe, Eastman Kodak, Leaf, Ricoh and SuperMac. His work with Adobe includes the creation of the duotone curves shipped with their Photoshop software.

He was named to the Photoshop Hall of Fame in 2003. Photographic clients have included the Ansel Adams Publishing Trust, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, and the Friends of Photography. Johnson’s photographs have been widely published and collected internationally.

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NAPP Releases New Training for Adobe Photoshop CS3 http://photoshopnews.com/2007/05/29/napp-releases-new-training-for-adobe-photoshop-cs3/ http://photoshopnews.com/2007/05/29/napp-releases-new-training-for-adobe-photoshop-cs3/#comments Tue, 29 May 2007 17:21:51 +0000 PSN Editorial Staff http://photoshopnews.com/2007/05/29/napp-releases-new-training-for-adobe-photoshop-cs3/ viewmedia.jpg

Available as Online Courses or Instructional DVD Featuring Dave Cross, Matt Kloskowski, and Corey Barker

Press Release: TAMPA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As the foremost training and educational authority on Adobe® Photoshop®, the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) is proud to announce the release of three new Photoshop® CS3 training classes: Adobe® Photoshop® CS3 for Beginners, Adobe® Photoshop® CS3 Power Session and Adobe® Photoshop® CS3 Channels.

Created by NAPP education and curriculum developers Dave Cross, Matt Kloskowski, and Corey Barker, these new courses are available in either DVD format at www.photoshopvideos.com or as a 21-day online course at www.photoshoptraining.com, giving Photoshop users of all skill levels the opportunity to customize their Photoshop CS3 curriculum, as well as the freedom to choose the most convenient and effective method to learn to master the newest Photoshop.

Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Beginners a perfect jumping-on point for new and relatively inexperienced Photoshop users. Dave Cross goes over a full range of basic Photoshop functions and techniques in a step-by-step manner ideally suited to give a novice the tools necessary to start working like a pro.

In Adobe Photoshop CS3 Power Session, Matt Kloskowski shows all of the secret shortcuts, enhanced features, and cool effects that Photoshop CS3 offers to new users. Matt also covers such topics as Bridge® CS3, the new Camera Raw®, improved printing, industry insider tricks, web techniques and an overview of Photoshop CS3 Extended.

Corey Barker is your host for Adobe Photoshop CS3 Channels, a new class that teaches how to use channels in Photoshop CS3 to get professional results and a streamlined workflow. The course discusses such topics as making complex selections, B&W conversion, sharpening, repairing images and much more.

Each of the online courses is $69.99 ($39.99 for NAPP members), and each DVD is only $62.99 ($54.99 for NAPP members).

About NAPP

The National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) is an accredited, dynamic trade association and the world’s leading resource for Adobe Photoshop training, news, and education. An award-winning team of Photoshop experts, authors, consultants, and trainers lead the association keeping its members on the cutting edge of Adobe Photoshop techniques and technology. With more than 60,000 members in 106 countries, NAPP is the largest graphics and digital imaging association worldwide. Visit www.photoshopuser.com for more information.

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His class is not intended for the faint of heart nor Photoshop rookies-it’s an intensive 5 days of hammering on and learning about Photoshop from one of the most knowledgable Photoshop instructors around. It’s also a pretty fun experience as long as you don’t start crying (to be fair, Jeff has only brought one person to tears in his 7 years of teaching at the SF Workshops and the guy who cried on Monday ended up learning a lot by Friday). As of Monday there were a couple of open spots if anybody is interested. Contact the Santa Fe Workshops at 505-983-1400.



Here’s Jeff packed and riding his 1996 R1100 GS BMW motorcycle. Really, the bike is bigger than it looks-it just seems small after Schewe gets on it and packs all his stuff onboard. This photo is by Andrew Rodney who captured Jeff riding to lunch.


This is a totally gratuitous shot of “Brisket”, Andrew’s whippit. Jeff often hangs out for a couple of days after his class to visit with Andrew, Karen and the Rodney dog pack (currently at 3).


Left, the main entry to the Santa Fe Workshops. Right, Jeff’s bike parked out front. Usually, he has to park in the gravel lot next to the digital labs.


The classrom can handle 12 students-currently there’s still a couple of spaces available for 2006. You’ve got to love the dedication of these people-to travel all the way down to Santa Fe with gorgeous scenery and light and spend all day locked up in a darkened room.


The workshop’s facility is well designed for group learning (and Jeff can sit in the back and check out people’s work in progress).


Part of the workshop experience is to make prints. Photographers like to make prints but they love to make great prints and Jeff can teach you how.


Last year he had a 13th student. Gregory Heisler decided to come down for some Photoshop abuse, left. Right, Jerry Courvoisier, the director of the digital program, keeps an eye on Jeff, he likes to come into the back of the class to sneak looks at what Jeff’s teaching).


Ok, this is a self portrait by Jeff in the men’s bathroom. Notable only for the light.


This is the bathroom window with the great outdoors through rippled glass.


Jeff will admit he tends to offer “his way” but disputes there is only “one way” to work in Photoshop. However, he often points out there is usually a “best way” (which is often “his way”).


Here two students prepare for the shooting walk down Canyon Road armed with cameras, left. Right, Greg Heisler uses Jeff’s LensBaby to sneak a sideways shot of…


Brenda Kelly? One of Jeff’s teaching assistants last year.


Photographers on the prowel in search of “a shot”.


This didn’t require much travel, it’s the wall of the SF Workshop building.


The original Chapel of San Miguel por Barrio de Analco. The chapel was constructed in 1626-28 by Fr. Alonso de Benavides. Called the “Oldest Church” in the United States (continuously occupied).

No, this isn’t a real pueblo, it’s the Loretto Hotel-but it looks nice in the light.


Jeff likes to shoot unusual angles – this is a reflection of an adobe building on Canyon Road.


The culinary delights of Santa Fe are legendary, however, this particular hole in the wall has some of the best burgers west of Chicago. The Bobcat Bite (left). Here Greg and Andrew Rodney (always willing to eat at “the Bite”) talk after devouring the food, right.


Another Santa Fe tradition – Maria’s, home of over 200 kinds of margaritas, left. Right, Greg shows off his “Vote For Pedro” tee shirt he was so darn proud of. We have no idea who Pedro was or what he was running for.


Jeff claims he’s discovered the secret to learning Photoshop, massive margaritas and he’s been know to down “several” at a single sitting.


Left, so did Greg…Right, Jeff’s TAs Joel Lipovetskyand Brenda Kelly.


It should be noted that members of the class also went to The Pink Adobe for the purpose of comparing margaritas, however, there are no further pictures after this one. We don’t know if it was the lack of light or the margaritas.


The next day, Jeff and his wife Becky (who rides her bike down to Santa Fe midweek to meet Jeff) take off for Southern New Mexico. Left, Becky is in front (see that little spec in the windshield?). The picture on the right is the normal position when they ride, Jeff leading.


They stopped in Mountainaire, NM on the way, left. But downtown seemed like a ghost town. They did find a cafe serving brunch down the road a bit.


A brunch buffet with interesting characters and also biscuits & gravy (Becky ate fruit).


Back on the road, Jeff does bike-to-bike shooting, left. While it may seem dangerous, the amount of traffic on the back roads of New Mexico is very light with vistas going on for miles. Jeff keeps a camera in his tank bag. Right, Jeff shoots Becky and himself in the mirror.


They finally arrive at Cloudcroft, NM. and park the bikes to check out the town.


Jeff & Becky aren’t the only bikers in Cloudcroft it seems…


The Schewes were down to visit an old friend from Chicago who had moved down to Cloudcroft, Bill Niffenegger. Bill was very active and involved in the digital imaging community in the 1990′s having worked with Kai Krause on MetaCreation packaging and being an early adopter of Photoshop for his paintings. Bill also wrote the book Photoshop Filter Finesse.


Bill’s dog does tricks for treats, but won’t accept a treat from a Republican. (Kids of Republicans are ok).

Bill sitting outside the front door of the Old Apple Barn, an emporium of odd gifts, fine art (both his and his wife’s, BJ) and the Weird Food Museum (where you can buy and eat the display).


The interior is large and contains all manner of objects d’art, left, as well as interesting toys for kids. Bill & BJ have a son, Hunter Grey, who likes to approve the toy display. You can also visit the store and order online.

The next day, Jeff and Becky went down to White Sands. Thinking that the early afternoon light would be boring they found themselves surrounded by thunderstorms that produced a startling contrast between dark sky and white sand.


Becky, in the distance wonders about the advisability of being on a motorcycle in the middle of a thunderstorm with lightning.


As it turned out, they experienced only a sprinkle and a double rainbow.


The next day, they took off to visit Roswell, NM. To see some aliens perhaps?


Becky catches a cat nap while Jeff is shooting the exterior of the UFO Research Center. As it turns out, alien research in Roswell is rather depressed at the moment with the two main alien museums both up for sale.


However, if you like Arby’s, and you are an alien, you’re welcome. If you think the colors of the Roswell shots are a bit odd, they are. Jeff used PhotoKit Color 2 to “liven up the colors” because in reality, Roswell is really very boring (sorry Roswell).


On the left, the bikes parked for the night at 9:35PM in Amarillo, TX. On the right, the bikes packed to leave at 5:35AM.


Getting an early start is always preferable than a late start, but leaving before the sun comes up?


The intent was to see the “Cross” at sunrise.


Jeff wrote about the 2nd largest cross in North America in a previous story. No, they didn’t stop, they were hammering to get to Oklahoma City.


To the closest Starbucks East of Amarillo! Jeff posted on PSN from here last year.


The real reason for stopping in OK City was to replace a bolt on his front disk rotor. This was the closest BMW dealer. Right, the nice, new shiny bolt. Jeff had done a roadside repair in Southern NM but wanted to get a real bolt instead of the rig he fashioned on the road.


One last Starbucks stop in Springfield, IL where Jeff grew up.


Finally returning to Chicago (in the rain) to park the bikes.

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Russell Brown set to offer new class at Photoshop World Pre-Conference Day! http://photoshopnews.com/2006/07/13/russell-brown-set-to-offer-new-class-at-photoshop-world-pre-conference-day/ http://photoshopnews.com/2006/07/13/russell-brown-set-to-offer-new-class-at-photoshop-world-pre-conference-day/#comments Thu, 13 Jul 2006 21:21:07 +0000 PSN Editorial Staff http://photoshopnews.com/?p=1259
Russell Preston Brown presents:
Photoshop Mondo Media Mania

• Have you ever wanted to explore the creative possibilities of printing on film, plastics, fabric, CDs, fine art papers—and more?

• Did you ever wonder how your designs could benefit from wild textures, grains, 3-D effects, and metallic medias?

Then this event is for you!

Join Russell Brown, Senior Creative Director from Adobe Systems, as he guides you through this hands-on class that will re-awaken your lurking creative genius. Bring your own computer and images to class and discover how to print on an all-new, amazing array of media. Class is open to Macintosh and PC users. During Mondo Media Mania, Russell Brown and his fellow printing experts will share the latest Photoshop preparation secrets for your images. Then you will choose from a variety of print stations to run your very own creative media experiments.

This event is designed for the graphic artist, illustrator, or photographer who is looking for innovative ways to bring their images from the digital world into the real world. We will be working with a variety of Epson printers, as well as an Epilog laser engraving device. All printing media will be supplied. Printing is only available to registered participants, but all are invited to drop into class and watch the show, or view our print gallery.

Will there be cool prizes? Of course. It wouldn’t be the Russell Brown Show without prizes for best class projects!

So don’t miss out: Get signed up, ready and inspired!
This imaging extravaganza is limited to 60 printing participants. Class visitors are welcome.

More Info: 800.738.8513
www.photoshopworld.com

Brought to you by The Russell Brown Show.

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Where’s Russell Preston Brown? http://photoshopnews.com/2006/06/02/where%e2%80%99s-russell-preston-brown/ http://photoshopnews.com/2006/06/02/where%e2%80%99s-russell-preston-brown/#comments Fri, 02 Jun 2006 12:53:28 +0000 Russell Preston Brown http://photoshopnews.com/?p=1212

Where in the world is Russell Brown? Check out the Russell Preston Brown Sightings. Lucky dog is going to Hawaii…

Pacific New Media Presentations on Oahu!
Finally, a great way to learn on your next trip to Hawaii. Russell will be teaching two, all day classes on Oahu this June.

The Russell Brown Show
(with advanced Photoshop tips & tricks)
Date: Monday, June 12
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
Instructor: Russell Brown
Fee: $99
Register for: L08437

Prepare for an “altered” view of Photoshop, guaranteed to make you smile. Brown takes you on a wild and wacky ride through some of the key new features found in Photoshop CS2. In his own unique style, he covers some of his favorite new features and reveals amazing ways to use them. Make sure this event is on your schedule.


Photoshop and the Art of Handmade Books

Date: Tuesday, June 13
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
Instructor: Russell Brown
Fee: $150
Register for: L08438

In this special hands-on class Russell Brown guides you through the creative process of preparing images for printing. Brown covers such topics as masking, retouching, working with filters, and black and white conversion. In the afternoon, the class focuses on the art of creating great looking prints from an Epson printer. Print your own images on special papers and then construct your very own handmade books! A basic knowledge of Photoshop is necessary and you must know how to use a pair of scissors, and fold paper.

For more information click on this link:
Pacific New Media

Brought to you by The Russell Brown Show.

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Photoshop Soup2Nuts-2006 http://photoshopnews.com/2006/06/01/photoshop-soup2nuts-2006/ http://photoshopnews.com/2006/06/01/photoshop-soup2nuts-2006/#comments Thu, 01 Jun 2006 15:53:22 +0000 Jeff Schewe http://photoshopnews.com/?p=1210

Photoshop Soup2Nuts
June 23-24, 2006 in Ann Arbor, Michigan

You’ll want to be there this year…want to see what you missed last year?


Held on the campus of Washtenaw Community College the Photoshop Soup 2 Nuts Conference was a great deal of fun for those who attended. Fun? YES, but it’s also educational.


Dave Story, VP of Engineering, Adobe Systems lead off the day with announcements. (Dave is the one on the chair).


Ruth Knoll (middle) helps attendees figure out where to go. Pretty easy really.


Thomas Knoll (left) and Bruce Fraser talk about Camera Raw.


Don Werthmann’s tie. Don is on the faculty of Washtenaw Community College and teaches photography. Now, what’s up with that tie Don?


Canon USA was a sponsor and showed off new cameras and lenses.


Thomas Knoll (far right) talks about cameras and lenses with the Canon reps.


Epson was also a sponsor and showed printers and even gave some away.


X-rite showed off color management toys.


I grabbed a shot of me (left) sitting with Thomas in the audience during the first keynotes.


Scott Kelby kicked off the presentations covering cool new things in the then new Photoshop CS2.


Scott also did an on stage interview with Thomas. Thomas, in case you are not from this planet, is the original co-author of Photoshop and primary engineer on Camera Raw and DNG.


Scott chatting with Thomas…


Scott confided that he was pretty nervous interviewing Thomas. Thomas wasn’t nervous.


Jerry Uelsmann gave a presentation of The Creative Image:
Digital & Darkroom
with his wife, Maggie Taylor.


Jerry is very entertaining and works well with Maggie.


Bruce Fraser spoke about color management.


Bruce makes color management easy to understand.


Dan Burkholder also presented: Selection Techniques:
A Full Exposé


Thomas Knoll talked to a full room about Camera Raw.


Thomas had the crowd enthralled.


Thomas and his father Glenn look through the photo exhibition by the attendees.


Dave Story and Thomas talk among the balloons. Maybe about the future of Camera Raw?


The winners of the “who has the other parts of my picture” competition. Ruth Knoll came up with the idea of cutting pictures into three puzzle pieces and getting people to find who had the other pieces of their pictures. I don’t know who won nor what they won-but it was fun.


The first night’s dinner was sponsored in part by Adobe (no surprise) and Tabasco. Tabasco? You bet, if you’ve read the PSN article Photoshop Widows Club – The Extremist you would understand.


Dinner was Mexican food – goes good with Tobasco sauce.


Somebody grabbed my camera and shot Bruce and I eating.


So, about that Tobasco sauce – Ruth designated several tables as “No Tobasco” tables. But you’ll note that there’s an even bigger Tobasco bottle. Guess whose table?


Yes, Thomas Knoll’s table. He brought his own Habanero Pepper Sauce.


He puts a lot of sauce on – I mean A LOT of sauce…


…and then eats with relish.


The evening’s entertainment was provided by The Ann Arbor Music Center , notice the age range. They did a great job.


Of course, their bass player was pretty talented. Yep, Hannah Knoll, Ruth and Thomas’ daughter. Hannah has had a role in the development in Camera Raw – seems it was Hannah’s ear that Thomas first shot to de-mosiac raw files with. See: Photoshop Widows Club – Parte Due


The “After Glow” party was thrown by Ruth at the Knoll house (the house that Photoshop built) for sponsors, speakers and other VIP’s.


The front entry way is rather, uh, big.


First greetor? Rose the dog. She loves parties.


The party was in the living room.


With live music.


Jerry received his certificate for attending the Soup2Nuts event. I got one too.


Maggie, Jerry and Dan sip drinks.


The guys from Canon, who helped sponsor the party.


Food was in abundance.


Here Bruce is seated on the patio by Rose (who expected a tip of course).


Ruth and Bruce a bit “tipsy”.


Super secret shot-this is Thomas’ room where Camera Raw is worked on.


The final good-byes. Another great party at the Knoll house.

For another view of the festivities, check out Ruth Knoll’s post on PhotoshopWidows.org . It should be noted that one can see Ruth dancing on the table and other embarassing moments shot by Ian McDowell.

Ruth’s African Experience has given inspiration to this year’s Photoshop Soup2Nutz event…where the top Photoshop talent will be descending upon Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Presenters include:
Bruce Fraser
Scott Kelby
Thomas Knoll
(yes, THE Thomas Knoll)
Marc Pawliger (Director of Photoshop engineering)
Jeff Schewe
Seth Resnick
Ben Wilmore & more…

In addition to more Photoshop sessions than you can shake a stick at, there’s also a special trip to shoot (cameras, no guns) at the Toledo Zoo.

Online registration is available.
One day pass from $150, two day pass from $275. Toledo Zoo Event $125/person.

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Greg Gorman’s Digital Workshop in Mendocino, CA http://photoshopnews.com/2006/05/24/greg-gorman%e2%80%99s-digital-workshop-in-mendocino-ca-3/ http://photoshopnews.com/2006/05/24/greg-gorman%e2%80%99s-digital-workshop-in-mendocino-ca-3/#comments Wed, 24 May 2006 15:58:35 +0000 PSN Editorial Staff http://photoshopnews.com/?p=1197
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June 11-16, 2006
Special guest instructor–Andrew Rodney,
author of Color Management for Photographers

After 30 years of taking photographs with various medium format analog cameras, Greg Gorman has now fully transitioned his photo studio into the world of digital photography. Greg has now decided to share his knowledge of digital photography in a more intimate setting by conducting quarterly workshops.


Greg talking about lighting in his Mendocino Studio.

Having built a studio adjacent to his home in the Northern California town of Mendocino*, Greg has the perfect venue for teaching these workshops. The picturesque coast, the redwood forests, the vineyards, and the local sites offer an amazing backdrop for photography students.


Opening dinner, prepared by Greg Gorman.

Greg’s workshop features a guest speaker of the week and gifts from many of his digital sponsors. The week begins on a Sunday evening with a “meet and greet” dinner at Greg’s home, cooked by Greg himself. During this time Greg becomes acquainted with his students by reviewing their portfolios and familiarizing himself with the focus and needs of the attendees.

The weekday sessions consist of camera demos including setup and download, color management, editing techniques, Photoshop lessons, fine art printing techniques and actual printing of images for all students.

The workshop provides two models and the students have the opportunity to shoot both in studio and on location at one of the many locales nearby. The students can choose to shoot portraits, nudes or landscapes.

For evening entertainment, Greg provides two wine tastings during the week. Being a wine enthusiast, Greg invites one of his winemaking friends to pour the class some excellent vintages.

During the week there is a group dinner at The Albion River Inn, a famed local restaurant. To wrap up the week on Friday evening, there is a slideshow of the student’s images from throughout the week along with dinner and a presentation of gifts for certain achievements. A final review on Saturday closes the workshop.


The schedule offers plenty of time for working, discussions and learning.

The workshop provides: two models, paper and ink, printers, daily lunches and beverages, color management tools to calibrate monitors, two dinners and two wine tastings, as well as a certified Adobe guest instructor.

The students are required to bring: their portfolio, digital camera (power supply and battery), flashcards, and a lap top computer with OSX or PC equivalent and a mouse.

*Mendocino is located north of San Francisco (the closest airport). The drive time from San Francisco to Mendocino is three hours. We can offer hotel referrals and transportation suggestions.

Greg Gorman Digital Workshop with special guest, Andrew Rodney
Scheduled for June 11-16th , 2006
For more information, please contact: trish@gormanphotography.com
Or, check out Greg’s website–in Events.

 
About Greg Gorman
(Excerpted from a commentary by Peter Weiermair, Director, The Rupertinum, Salzburg, Austria)

“Gorman is part of the classical tradition. During the 1970’s and 80’s, he concentrated heavily on details of facial features like eyes, etc. In recent years Gorman has attained the consummate mastery of light and lighting which also distinguishes the studio photography of Horst P. Horst, G. Hurrell, and George Platt Lynes. In Gorman’s studio portraits, the play of light lends faces and bodies to ethereal quality as if they glowed from within. His work looks back on a long tradition which has evolved from early 20th century fashion and portrait photography.

His photographs have the quality,­ a mark of all great portrait photograph, ­ of allowing the subject to unfold his or her own personality in front of the lens. We should always bear in mind that photography began as alchemy, a magical process. Particularly in the field of portrait photography, where the here and now is caught and transfixed, it has retained that magical quality. Most of Gorman’s subjects are people in the public eye,­ actors, artists and architects,­ people in the public at large. We experience them only in films and in the icons of photographic illustration. They and their bodies are figments of our imagination in a modern mythology. Photography is the projection of a figure, evoked, it is true, by reality yet, like all photographs, these are, in reality, fiction.” –Peter Weiermair

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Hey, we gottcha digital gurus right here http://photoshopnews.com/2006/05/16/hey-we-gottcha-digital-gurus-right-here/ http://photoshopnews.com/2006/05/16/hey-we-gottcha-digital-gurus-right-here/#comments Tue, 16 May 2006 23:19:16 +0000 PSN Editorial Staff http://photoshopnews.com/?p=1182

Next workshop:
June 24-25, 2006 in New York City
The Lifecycle of a Digital Photograph

This introductory to intermediate weekend workshop addresses studio and location photography, essential digital camera settings, processing and refining digital files, and making inkjet prints that are truly WYSIWYG – What You See Is What You Get!

The 2-day workshop is limited to 20 attendees, allowing Katrin and Jack to answer your photography, digital, and Photoshop questions in a casual yet professional environment. Questions you were perhaps afraid to ask and questions you didn’t know to ask will be addressed during the workshop, including:

* Which white balance do I use?
* And what the heck is a white balance?
* How do I read my histogram?
* And what the heck is a histogram?
* Why such a large light bank?
* And what the heck is a light bank?
* The image is open in Photoshop – now what?
* How do you pronounce Eismann and Reznicki?

Also addressed:

* Editing and processing RAW files (and we don’t mean sushi!)
* Developing a Digital Darkroom strategy and workflow
* Getting what you see on your monitor onto the paper

Katrin and Jack are well respected and experienced instructors, known for explaining seemingly complex ideas in easy to understand and hopefully humorous non-geek speak. They guarantee an enjoyable, worthwhile weekend dedicated to the development, understanding, and implementation of professional and creative digital imaging skills.

Your Instructors:

Jack Reznicki is a successful commercial, children, and editorial photographer based in New York City. His creative problem solving and photography skills have helped promote products and services for many companies including: Tylenol, The Wall Street Journal, Hyatt, Toys “R” Us, Kodak, Reader’s Digest, Crest, AT&T, and Playtex. Jack has numerous Time Magazine covers to his credit and has authored several successful books including Studio and Commercial Photography–A Kodak Pro Workshop. Jack is currently President-Elect of Professional Photographers of America and is honored to be a Canon Explorer of Light and an Epson Stylus Pro. www.reznicki.com

Katrin Eismann is an educator, bestselling author, and fine-art photographer. She received her BFA degree in photography from the Rochester Institute of Technology and her MFA degree in design from the School of Visual Arts. Katrin is the author of Photoshop Restoration & Retouching and Photoshop Masking & Compositing and co-author of Real World Digital Photography – all which have been translated into numerous languages. She is a featured columnist in Photoshop User and American Photo magazines and is a popular speaker at the PMA, ASMP, PPA, PhotoExpo, and Photoshop World conferences. In 2005, Katrin was inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame by the National Association of Photoshop Professionals. www.katrineismann.com

Nitty Gritty Information:

* Dates: Saturday & Sunday, June 24–25 , 2006
* Location: Reznicki Photography Studio in midtown Manhattan
* Schedule:
o Saturday: Registration with a schmear 9:30 am
o Saturday & Sunday: Workshop 10 am–5 pm (lunch on your own)
o Saturday evening class dinner
* Payment in full of $499 upon registration with credit card or Paypal.
* Online Registration
* For additional information on this and future studio and travel workshops with Jack and Katrin please send queries to info@digitalgurutours.com or call 212-925-0771 M-F 10 am–5 pm.
* Download a PDF brochure

The Digital Guru Tours & Workshops web site.

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Arctic Expedition http://photoshopnews.com/2006/05/11/arctic-expedition/ http://photoshopnews.com/2006/05/11/arctic-expedition/#comments Thu, 11 May 2006 17:25:11 +0000 PSN Editorial Staff http://photoshopnews.com/?p=1175

In cooperation with Quark Expeditions, The Luminous Landscape is offering two remarkable photographic expeditions to the Arctic this summer.

Each will be taught by teams of exceptional photographic instructors, Stephen Johnson, Anthony Hobbs and Bruce Fraser for Expedition #1 and Seth Resnick and Jeff Schewe for Expedition #2.

Both of these two week-long expeditions take place this August in the Canadian Arctic, and both take place aboard a Finnish built polar-class Icebreaker, the KAPITAN KHLEBNIKOV.

The Luminous Landscape has reserved 30 places on each of these voyages. We have obtained a very attractive discount from the expedition operator, Quark Expeditions, based on our reserving a large number of berths for our expedition workshop members. And we’re passing those significant savings along to you.

Below are details on each of these voyages. This is a unique opportunity and is bound to sell out quickly, possibly within days.

If you want to experience the photographic trip of a lifetime in the company of some of the best photographic instructors in the world, these workshop / expeditions are an opportunity not to be missed.

Arctic Expedition #1

CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF BAFFIN ISLAND
August 2-17, 2006

August 2-3: Ottawa to Resolute
Arrive in Ottawa and transfer independently for an overnight stay at the Fairmont Château Laurier, with opportunities to explore Canada’s historic capital. Next morning, fly above the Arctic Circle to Resolute and transfer to the Kapitan Khlebnikov, which sails in the evening.

August 4: Bylot Island & Eclipse Sound
Our route follows the 19th-century explorers into Lancaster Sound, home to 26 bird species along with a dozen species of marine mammal. We reach the northwest coast of rugged Bylot Island, a vast migratory bird sanctuary that boasts one of the most diverse avian communities – including Greater Snow Geese, Snowy Owls, Peregrine Falcons and Gyrfalcons – above 70° north. We hope to tour the magnificent bird cliffs at Cape Hay by Zodiac. Later, we cruise the Navy Board Inlet south into beautiful Eclipse Sound.

August 5-7: Northeast Coast of Baffin Island
As we sail into deeply incised inlets such as Gibbs or Sam Fjords, the mountains of northeastern Baffin Island rise several thousand feet above the sea. Watch for narwhals and beluga whales in these nutrient-rich waters – and caribou can often be seen roaming the endless tundra. Expect also to see fantastically sculpted icebergs drifting west from Greenland. We then head south past snowcapped mountains to the Arctic Circle. As always, the Captain and your Expedition Team will respond flexibly to weather and ice conditions when deciding the route and daily schedules that fit our goals.

August 8-10: Pangnirtung, Hudson Strait & Frobisher Bay
We intend to sail across Cumberland Sound to Pangnirtung (pop. 1,200), located on a scenic fjord near Auyuittuq National Park. Home to many artists, the village is famed for its prints and beautifully woven tapestries. The landscapes here are breathtaking: towering cliffs, waterfalls, glaciers and distinctive flat-topped mountains overlooking flowering tundra. We continue along the coast into the Hudson Strait, with possible expedition stops on Edgell Island at the mouth of Frobisher Bay, as well as Diana Bay and Akpatok Island. In summer, the islands’ cliffs are nesting habitats for Arctic Terns, Razorbills, Thick-billed Murres, kittiwakes, Black Guillemots and Atlantic Puffins – which in turn attracts polar bears to the area.

August 11: Cape Dorset
By afternoon we hope to arrive at Cape Dorset, a remote 2,000-year-old community rediscovered by early 20th-century explorers. Once a trading center for furs and sealskins, since the late 1950s Cape Dorset has gained renown as the Inuit art capital of the world. At the local artists’ co-op and in conversations with residents, you learn about the community’s history and cultural traditions, and the values that have helped these proud people survive in a seemingly impossible environment.

August 12: Foxe Basin
In this waterway between Baffin Island and the Melville Peninsula, plan time to watch the spectacle of the Kapitan Khlebnikov battling the Arctic ice pack. As we plow through huge ice floes, your Expedition Team will alert you to any marine mammals and seabirds drawn to these waters for a brief period – by rising temperatures, melting ice, perennial daylight and an explosion of food sources – before winter descends once again.

August 13: Fury and Hecla Strait
Only a very few vessels have successfully navigated through the narrow waterway of Fury and Hecla Strait, named for the ships from William Parry’s Baffin Island expedition of 1821-23. Taking advantage of helicopter reconnaissance, your Captain will be able to constantly monitor conditions ahead as he plans the ideal route through the ice. As ever, our rate of progress and range of daily activities will vary according to the vagaries of the Arctic environment.

August 14-15: Somerset Island & Prince Leopold Island
Depending on our earlier progress, we hope to explore the tundra at Fort Ross, an abandoned Hudson’s Bay Company depot on Somerset Island. We approach the Bellot Strait, a very narrow channel leading to Point Zenith, the northernmost point on the North American continent. Often choked with heavy pack ice, the waterway is a likely place to spot polar bears or narwhals. Other expedition stops may include flat-topped Prince Leopold Island, known for its nesting seabirds, and Cunningham Inlet, a reserve around a shallow bay where beluga whales congregate during summer.

August 16-17: Resolute to Ottawa
We disembark the Kapitan Khlebnikov at Resolute Bay for our flight back to Ottawa and a final night at the Fairmont Château Laurier, continuing home independently after breakfast on August 17.

Photographic Instructors for Arctic Expedition #1
Of course there’s much more. Your photographic guides, instructors and mentors for this trip are Stephen Johnson, Bruce Fraser and Anthony Hobbs, three of the finest teachers working today. In addition to the Quark itinerary Steve, Anthony and Bruce will be conducting daily workshops, with instruction ranging from shooting technique, to raw processing, Photoshop, and more. Members are also invited to bring their portfolios along in either print or electronic form. Portfolio critique sessions will offered on either a group or one-on-one basis. Please note that Michael Reichmann will not be aboard either of these workshops. While these are organized by The Luminous Landscape, they are being taught by five of Michael’s most talented and valued colleagues.

Stephen Johnson
Stephen Johnson is a photographer, designer and teacher. He has been photographing since 1973, and lecturing on photography since 1977. His photography explores the concerns of a landscape artist working in an increasingly industrialized world. His work has also concentrated on refining the new tools of digital photography and empowering individual artists to use these tools to express their ideas. He has been working in digital photography since 1989 and wrote the duotone curves that ship with Adobe Photoshop. His books include At Mono Lake, the award winning and critically acclaimed The Great Central Valley: California’s Heartland and Making a Digital Book. Johnson’s photographs have been exhibited, published and collected internationally. He has lectured extensively on digital imaging in both Europe and the United States. His recent work includes a major new endeavor, With A New Eye, a groundbreaking all digital photographic look at the national parks. Stephen Johnson’s website: http://www.sjphoto.com

Anthony Hobbs
Currently Senior Lecturer in Digital Media at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin Ireland.
Anthony has been involved in teaching photography and related media since 1976. His practice and research has revolved around the notion of representation of reality for many years.

His background in photography and interest in technology informs a lot of his work with large format digital imagery. He has worked extensively in collaboration with other artists in exploring digital photography and printing.

Bruce Fraser
Bruce is a noted author having co-authored the perennial Photoshop resource book Real World Photoshop from Peachpit Press. He is also co-author of Real World Color Management and the author of the best-selling Real World Camera Raw with Adobe Photoshop CS2. Bruce is also a contributing editor for MacWorld and for CreativePro where he pens his “Out Of Gamut” articles.

Bruce is an internationally known speaker and presenter at trade shows, conferences, and seminars in locations as far-flung as Helsinki, Finland and Perth, Western Australia (and points in between). He has also consulted for a wide range of major photographic and digital imaging companies.

Arctic Expedition #2

TANQUARY FJORD ELLESMERE ISLAND
August 15-30, 2006

August 15-16: Ottawa to Resolute
Arrive in Ottawa and head independently to the Fairmont Château Laurier for an overnight stay in Canada’s historic capital. Next morning we fly to Resolute and board the Kapitan Khlebnikov, which departs in the evening.

August 17: Lancaster Sound to Baffin Bay
Sailing eastward through Lancaster Sound along the south coast of Devon Island, we enter Croker Bay. Our onboard presentations get under way with talks on Arctic wildlife, geology and history. In Dundas Harbour, a short fjord bounded by steep mountains on Devon’s southeast coast, you make your first landing – a fascinating tundra walk to an old RCMP post and a site of the early Thule people. As we continue east to Baffin Bay, keep a lookout for narwhals, seals, beluga whales and an array of seabirds.

August 18-19: Coburg Island & Hell Gate
An early-morning Zodiac excursion takes us to Coburg Island National Park, whose cliffs are home to an estimated 30,000 pairs of Black-legged Kittiwakes and some 160,000 pairs of Thick-billed Murres. The sight of newly fledged murre chicks diving into fish-filled waters is unforgettable. We continue on to Cape Sparbo on Devon Island for another tundra walk to archeological sites and chances to see musk ox. If time and weather allow, we pay an evening visit to the community of Grisefjord, then carry on deeper into Jones Sound. The next morning we round the southwest corner of Ellesmere Island and follow the handful of vessels that have navigated Hell Gate, a narrow passage where currents prevent freezing even at the height of winter. As we keep pushing north through spectacular Norwegian Bay, the Kapitan Khlebnikov will be doing some more heavy icebreaking – while you scan the floes for polar bears.

August 20-23: Tanquary Fjord & Ellesmere Island
Exploring the Bjorne Peninsula and Strathcona Fjord, we reach our goal: Tanquary Fjord and Ellesmere Island (Quttinirpaaq) National Park, which includes Canada’s northernmost point. The fjord extends from a mountain valley with glaciers cascading down to the water. On walks ashore you find amazingly lush vegetation, including mountain avens, saxifrages, poppies, cotton grass and white bell heather. You’re likely to see Arctic hare, musk ox and endangered Peary caribou, plus polar bears and Arctic whales on the coast – and, if you’re lucky, an Arctic wolf. Weather permitting, we take helicopter flights over Ellesmere’s dramatic glaciers and tundra. As ever, the length of our stay depends on ice conditions and park regulations.

August 24-25: Eureka Sound
Leaving Tanquary Fjord, we sail south into Eureka Sound, visiting an isolated weather station on Sidre Fjord. Our plans call for helicopter flights over Ellesmere’s western coast to view the remains of a petrified forest. Next is an expedition day on beautiful Axel Heiberg Island, with more helicopter flights and excellent chances to spot musk ox, wolves and Arctic hare.

August 26: Norwegian Bay & Belcher Channel
Heading south to Norwegian Bay and Belcher Channel, we expect to battle some of the toughest ice in the Arctic; while the Kapitan Khlebnikov is up to the challenge, as usual our route must be flexible. We continue south via the Penny Strait to Queens Channel and hope to stay overnight in McDougall Sound for more chances to sight walrus, polar bears and other wildlife.

August 27-28: Somerset, Devon & Beechey Islands
Be on the lookout for walrus as we explore the edge of Cornwallis Island, then carry on south to Somerset Island, where beluga whales frequently feed. We cross the Parry Channel by night and in the morning pass the bird cliffs of Prince Leopold Island National Park. At Radstock Bay on Devon Island, you combine a tundra walk to an ancient Thule site with incredible helicopter flights. Our final landing is on Beechey Island, where Franklin and his men wintered in 1846-47 before disappearing. Their tragic end gains poignancy as you walk the desolate coast to the Franklin Memorial.

August 29-30: Resolute to Ottawa
Having sailed to Resolute Bay during the night, we disembark the Kapitan Khlebnikov in the morning and fly back to Ottawa for a final night at the Fairmont Château Laurier, continuing home after breakfast on August 30.

Photographic Instructors for Arctic Expedition #2
Of course there’s much more. Your photographic guides, instructors and mentors for this trip are Jeff Schewe and Seth Resnick, two of the finest teachers working today. In addition to the Quark itinerary Jeff and Seth will be conducting daily workshops, with instruction ranging from shooting technique, to raw processing, Photoshop, and more. Members are also invited to bring their portfolios along in either print or electronic form. Portfolio critique sessions will offered on either a group or one-on-one basis. Please note that Michael Reichmann will not be aboard either of these workshops. While these are organized by The Luminous Landscape, they are being taught by five of Michael’s most talented and valued colleagues.

Jeff Schewe
Jeff Schewe, a summa cum laude graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology, has been an award winning Advertising Photographer in Chicago for over 25 years. Jeff’s photographic specialty has been problem solving and his move into digital imaging allows absolute control over the final photographic image. He has been doing digital imaging for over 14 years and is widely known and respected in the digital imaging community as a leading pioneer in the field. Jeff is a feature consultant and alpha tester for Adobe Photoshop.

In addition Jeff is a Canon Explorer as well as an Epson Stylus Pro.

Additional information available at: www.schewephoto.com
Fine Art work is available through www.galleryprint.com

Seth Resnick
Seth is one of North America’s most prolific corporate, editorial and stock photographers. He is Co-Founder of D-65 LLC and the Founding President of the Editorial Photographers Group (EP). Seth is greatly in demand for his beautiful graphic images in both natural and created light. Resnick has been published in the world’s most prestigious magazines. His credits include over 2500 publications worldwide and his clients constitute a virtual list of Corporate America.

Resnick, who shoots exclusively digitally, is one of 65 photographers worldwide named as a Canon Explorer of Light. He has given over 125 lectures to industry organizations such as American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), Advertising Photographers of America (APA), Professional Photographers of America (PPA), Advertising Photographers of New York (APNY), colleges and universities. Seth is also an alpha and beta tester and feature consultant for Adobe Photoshop, He is on the Advisory Board for WorkbookStock.com, a technology consultant to Epson and founding member of (CVA) Coalition of Visual Artists and a founding partner of PixelGenius. Seth Resnick is as an industry consultant to photo agencies, software companies and is frequently quoted by industry magazines.

Seth Resnick Photography
http://www.sethresnick.com

Helicopters

In addition to voyaging though the ice pack on a real icebreaker, the ship has helicopters aboard which carry passengers on scenic flights, offering some amazing photographic vistas. This is a unique and not-to-be-missed opportunity.

Pricing
The normal rate for a berth on one these trips ranges from US $10,995 for a Triple Cabin, to $13,995 for a Twin Cabin. There is a single occupancy rate as well, and suites are also available at higher prices. However, because The Luminous Landscape has reserved a block of 30 berths on each of these voyages we have been able to negotiate a very deep discount over the standard rate.

If you sign up as a member of this photographic expedition the special rate which we are offering is $8,795 for a Triple Cabin and $11,195 for a Twin Cabin. This is a 20% discount, and when combined with the photographic instruction being offered is a remarkable saving and opportunity. This 20% discount applies as well to the standard rate for private cabins and suites. Quark can quote these prices to you if you’re interested.

What Next?
Does the idea of spending two weeks of long summer days exploring the Canadian Arctic on a helicopter equipped icebreaker, in the company of two or three world-class photographic instructors, have your pulse racing? Then you need to act now. The limited number of spaces available on these expeditions will sell out quickly.

Here’s what you need to do. Simply contact Ms. Chris Dunham at Quark Expeditions. Her e-mail address is chrisd@quarkexpeditions.com. Her phone number is 800-356-5699, or +1-203-656-0499 from outside the US and Canada. Mention whether you are interested in The Luminous Landscape Arctic Expedition #1 or #2, and the type of cabin you require. That’s all there is to it. You will receive a 20% discount on the standard rate for this voyage and the right to participate in the photographic workshop opportunities aboard.

If you’re still undecided, or need more information before making your booking you may want to read additional details on this trip at the Quark web site, or view a slide show travelog by clicking on the box below.

About Quark Expeditions
For the past 15 years Quark Expeditions has led the way in polar adventure. In that time, our fascination with one of the last unexplored frontiers has grown steadily deeper. From our landings on little-known shores to our first passenger circumnavigation of the entire continent, we’ve carried on the spirit of the great explorers while sharing our passion for a region whose environmental sanctity transcends political boundaries and whose beauty defies description.

Quark specializes in expeditions, not cruises. But while we stress adventure over luxury, we’re nonetheless devoted to providing the highest levels of comfort and service on our ships. Onboard education programs are meticulously prepared and presented, as our specialists broaden your understanding of everything from polar ecosystems to digital photography. And everyone, from the Captain on the bridge to the attendant bringing freshly laundered towels to your cabin, is committed to ensuring you enjoy a rewarding, memorable and worry-free experience while we’re traveling together.

A fundamental requirement of any polar expedition is eating well. And we can say with pride, reinforced by the consistent acclaim in our traveler questionnaires, that the food on Quark Expeditions ships is exemplary. From the professional kitchens of the Kapitan Khlebnikov and the expedition ships Orlova and Sarpik Ittuk, to the ingeniously compact galleys of the three small ships – Professor Multanovskiy, Professor Molchanov, and Akademik Shokalskiy – our master chefs use the finest ingredients to create a varied international menu presented with imagination and flair. We also win high praise for the quality of our accommodations. Whichever style of ship you choose for your adventure, you can count on a cabin that is comfortable and well appointed, with ample room to relax and read up on the journey ahead, plus plenty of intelligently designed storage – a must for expedition-style travel – and, of course, spectacular Antarctic views from every window.

Quark Expeditions was the organizer for the December 2005 Antarctic Expedition for Michael Reichmann. For more info and to see images from that trip, check out the PhotoshopNews feature story Antarctica Expedition. Michael has posted some of his images at Antarctic Archive and has written about the trip at Antarctica 2005 A Voyage to the End of The World. Also check out Expedition Member’s Photographs

The team from last year’s expedition will be doing a new Antacrtic adventure – Antarctic Quest 2007.
(sorry, this expedition is already sold out)

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Epson Print Academy Track Two Downloads UpdatedEpson Print Academy Track Two Downloads Updated http://photoshopnews.com/2006/04/26/epson-print-academy-track-two-downloads-updatedepson-print-academy-track-two-downloads-updated/ http://photoshopnews.com/2006/04/26/epson-print-academy-track-two-downloads-updatedepson-print-academy-track-two-downloads-updated/#comments Wed, 26 Apr 2006 20:35:00 +0000 PSN Editorial Staff http://photoshopnews.com/?p=1138 The downloads page of the Epson Print Academy Track Two Attendee web site has been updated to include new notes and downloads.

To access the downloads page you’ll need to enter the Track Two login and password provided at your Print Academy Track Two session. Check the EPSON PRINT ACADEMY TRACK TWO INFO PAGE for access to the downloads page.

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Epson Print Academy Track Two Downloads Updated http://photoshopnews.com/2006/03/10/epson-print-academy-track-two-downloads-updated/ http://photoshopnews.com/2006/03/10/epson-print-academy-track-two-downloads-updated/#comments Fri, 10 Mar 2006 23:00:33 +0000 PSN Editorial Staff http://photoshopnews.com/?p=1031 The downloads page of the Epson Print Academy Track Two Attendee web site has been updated to include new notes from Bruce Fraser, John Paul Caponigro, Mac Holbert and Jeff Schewe.

To access the downloads page you’ll need to enter the Track Two login and password provided at your Print Academy session. Check the EPSON PRINT ACADEMY TRACK TWO INFO PAGE for access to the downloads page.

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On the Road to Boston http://photoshopnews.com/2006/02/09/on-the-road-to-boston/ http://photoshopnews.com/2006/02/09/on-the-road-to-boston/#comments Thu, 09 Feb 2006 23:08:10 +0000 Jeff Schewe http://photoshopnews.com/?p=964

…with a few friends for the new Epson Print Academy in Boston!
Baked Beans, the Celtics, the Red Soxs, maybe some “tea”…

Ok, it’s not quite like getting out of Chicago for Miami Beach, but this Saturday, February 11th, we’re off to Boston. Boston in February? Well, it wasn’t MY idea…I was hoping for somewhere south, but Boston is next so look out Boston, here we come.

We’re coming in for a special one day Epson event that will be hitting a 10+ city tour–check out the Epson Print Academy for details and online registration.

What will we be covering?
* 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

For those attendees from Dallas and Miami, be sure to check Epson Print Academy Track Two Info page.

I didn’t take a lot of photos in Miami…we were having too much fun. But I do have some snapshots from Seth and George, as well as some “serious” photos from Dan (Dano) Steinhardt-the guy at Epson charged with putting on the Print Academy as well as dealing with his flock of Epson Stylus Pro photographers.

This was the expo area of the Miami Print Academy.

The beginning of the Track Two session-introducing the speakers.

The crowd was enthralled (or perhaps their brains were hurting).

Bruce uses his hands again…

I did an image optimizing session.

Mac Holbert and JP Caponigro decided to both be onstage for their Fine Art Printing sessions. I still didn’t get a shot of Greg Gorman speaking, maybe in Boston.

But Greg did come down to Miami-in fact he got there early and went deep sea fishing with Seth Resnick of D-65. Here’s Greg fighting a +100lbs. sailfish-took over an hour to bring in.

Here the fish has been brought close to the boat-Greg and Seth were working on light tackle (Seth said 40lbs. test & Greg claimed 30lbs. test-but in either case, the sailfish put up a heck of a fight-Greg was sore for several days)

Here’s a closeup of the sailfish just before it was released. Catch and Release is Greg’s approach for gamefish.

Here’s Seth fighting SOMETHING-could have been the sailfish he lost or…

…the Kingfish he landed. This one was due for eating.

As was the Dolphin Fish (Coryphaena hippurus) not to be confused with bottle-nosed dolphins. This is also known by the name Mahi-Mahi or Dorado.

Here’s Seth serving the fish…first “official” dinner cooked in his new kitchen. Finally done…after how many months Seth?

JP and I got to sample the fish for dinner-very good-I particularly liked the wine!

Because Greg is such a wine buff, Seth decided to pull out all the stops, er, corks for Greg.

Seth dipped into his considerable wine cellar and pulled out a winner…

Greg was touched–Seth decided to open a Screaming Eagle (see list at the end).

Seth gave Greg the honors to open…

…and Greg took very good care opening the bottle.

He also took great care in pouring equal measures for everybody–me too Greg!

The wine lineup was worthy of a picture-here’s Greg shooting a snap to send to his friends at Wine Spectator.

From left to right: KATHRYN KENNEDY 1994, DIAMOND CREEK-Red Rock Terrace Microclimate 3 1996, HARLEN–THE MAIDEN 1998, HARLEN ESTATE 1994, SCREAMING EAGLE 1996, ARAUJO Cabernet Sauvignon “Eisele” Vineyard, 1995, BRYANT FAMILY 1992, ARAUJO “Eisele” Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1991. (Seth’s fav is ARAUJO, which he gets from the vineyard direct for decent prices-see the full writeups at the end of the story)

Photography by Dan Steinhardt
Dano likes to spend a bit of extra time in exotic locales shooting. He “used to be” a commercial photographer here in Chicago in the 80′s–he claims I personally drove him out of that business :~) but he can shoot nice stuff (he needs to learn a bit more about Photoshop). In fact, Dano’s desire to keep shooting for himself won him an award – 1K Global Traveler of the Year by United Airlines, see: Aloha to a Dream Come True (Congrats Dano, but, who did that portrait doode-your eyes look like a Goa’uld from Stargate: SG-1)

Photos below ©2006 by Dan Steinhardt All rights reserved.

For those who may be interested, here’s the writeup of the wine list, from Seth…

KATHRYN KENNEDY 1994 VINTAGE:
Kathryn Kennedy Estate Cabernet, Santa Cruz Mountains Appellation fermented in small open-top vats of 300 gallons each, skin contact ranged from 5 days thru extended maceration (40 days) with the majority lasting 14 days. Matured for 23 months in 90% French oak (40% brand new) and 10% American oak. Bottled unfiltered. May ’94 vintage displays a ‘Bordeaux like’ austerity, with tight structure and refined texture. Beautifully perfumed cherry aromas are supported by fine tannins and lively acidity. Clearly surpassing most of todays California Cabernets, the ’94 Kennedy possesses an abundance of cellar potential.

DIAMOND CREEK Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Red Rock Terrace Microclimate 3 1996:
Dense, with classy currant, black cherry, exotic spice, mineral and cedar, tightly focused. Rich aftertaste. –James Laube

George thought the bottle was “corked”…

HARLEN ESTATE THE MAIDEN 1998:
This year’s vintage has a vibrant ruby red tone and a full aroma. The bottle opens up to a nose of black cherry and licorice. The flavor is peppery with a black cherry taste and a thick full texture. The finish is dusty with dry tannins and a long impression.

HARLEN ESTATE 1994:
it is a mind-blowing, bring you to your knees, thank god that you still have olfactory bulbs wine that induces eight grown men to start giggling and carrying on like young boys on a sugar high who just found the secret fireworks/comic books/candy store that sells on IOUs. Unreal extraction and concentration, this wine just exploded out of the stem with cassis, red currants and anise. An almost flawless wine that you just didn’t want to swallow. But once you did, you were rewarded with an incredible finish that lasted 90+ seconds. The tannins were so sweet, yet still very present and the near perfect balance of this wine makes this a contender to age. 98+ pts.

SCREAMING EAGLE 1996:
It’s rare. It’s expensive. And there’s a mystique about it.

But Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon is no pretender. It’s the real thing, and it deserves to be considered among Napa Valley’s prestige wines. –James Laube

1996: While the ’95 is racy and showy, the 1996 is classic in its understated richness. Amazing harmony, depth and density of flavor. While it’s not as obvious as some other Eagles, it is profoundly deep and richly flavored. Once again, the loamy earth, tar and pure Cabernet flavors are deftly balanced. Drink now through 2016. 96 points.

ARAUJO Cabernet Sauvignon Eisele Vineyard, 1995:
Tasting Notes 11/05/1998, at the Wine Spectator “Grand Tasting” in San Francisco – This very well integrated wine includes sweet spice and forward fruit, herbs, vanilla, smoke, and a French oak feel (velvety without overt wood). There’s a good finish at the end, but it’s so good up front, who cares? On a scale of 1 to 100, I gave it 98 points, which places it in my top 10 favorite wines among the 3000 + wines I’ve recorded notes for over the past few years. Drink it now-2010+.

BRYANT FAMILY PRITCHARD VINEYARD CABERNET SAUVIGNON:
98 points from Parker: Cabernet Sauvignon from an old vineyard on Pritchard Hill near the Chappellet Vineyard. Bryant’s 1992 Cabernet Sauvignon offers an impressive black/purple color, rusty tannin, immense concentration, full body, and enormous richness in the finish.”

1991 ARAUJO “Eisele” Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon:
95 points Robert Parker: “I had inserted this wine in a blind tasting. I did not know where it would appear, but I knew it would be in the tasting, and I was able to pick it out when it was served. However, the rest of the tasters thought it was a large-scaled Bordeaux from the Medoc. This magnificent California Cabernet offers that exciting blend of power and elegance. The opaque purple color is followed by copious quantities of sweet, mineral, licorice, floral- laden, blackcurrant fruit, full body, exceptional purity, good underlying, well-integrated acidity and tannin, and a whoppingly long finish. Typical of many top California wines, it combines magnificent richness and ripeness with a sense of gracefulness and complexity. Although young, it is soft enough to be enjoyed. Look for the 1991 Araujo Estate Eisele Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon to age effortlessly for another 20-25 years.” (02/97)

Stephen Wilkes, eat your heart out…
George, sorry you missed the Screaming Eagle, bud.
:~)

See you in Boston!

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Stephen Johnson-Hands-On Printing Instruction http://photoshopnews.com/2006/02/08/stephen-johnson-hands-on-printing-instruction/ http://photoshopnews.com/2006/02/08/stephen-johnson-hands-on-printing-instruction/#comments Thu, 09 Feb 2006 01:57:13 +0000 Jeff Schewe http://photoshopnews.com/?p=963
This Fine Art Printing Workshop focuses exclusively on improving your fine-art digital printing, primarily using Epson inkjet printers. Concentration will be on inkjet printing with color pigments and black/gray ink combinations on coated and rag papers. Learn from the digital pioneer how he obtains his impressive results during four days of lectures, printing, and feedback in the studio.


March 9-12, 2006

Stephen Johnson Photography Studios
Pacifica, California (near San Francisco)
$975

With our brand-new Mac G5 Lab
each station has it’s own:

* Mac Dual 2.3 gig G5
* 13×19 Epson printer
* Spectrophotometer for Printer Profiling
* Network Connection to large-format printer
* Print Viewing light

Work your photographs into a new level of perfection and beauty…

Online registration is available.

Stephen Johnson is a photographic educator with exceptional talent and dedication. His talents as a teacher are no less than his skills as a master printer. Anyone wishing to become a better printer themselves could do no better than to attend one of Steve’s Fine Art Printing Workshops.

-Michael Reichmann
The Luminous Landscape

 
 

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. 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 groundbreaking and historic all digital national parks project.

Stephen’s pioneering work in digital photography, desktop color separations and digital imaging has included software and product development for clients such as Apple, Adobe, Eastman Kodak, Leaf, Ricoh and SuperMac. His work with Adobe includes the creation of the duotone curves shipped with their Photoshop software.

He was named to the Photoshop Hall of Fame in 2003. Photographic clients have included the Ansel Adams Publishing Trust, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, and the Friends of Photography. Johnson’s photographs have been widely published and collected internationally.

In 1997, Life Magazine described Stephen Johnson as an artist that “…applies science to nature and creates art.” His images create “…an intimacy that brings subject and viewer close in ways conventional photographs cannot.”

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PHOTOSHOP WORLD CONFERENCE & EXPO http://photoshopnews.com/2006/02/07/photoshop-world-conference-expo-2/ http://photoshopnews.com/2006/02/07/photoshop-world-conference-expo-2/#comments Tue, 07 Feb 2006 17:43:20 +0000 PSN Editorial Staff http://photoshopnews.com/?p=959

Miami Beach Convention Center, March 22-24, 2006

Each year thousands of Photoshop users from around the world come to Photoshop World to learn the latest techniques and the hottest Photoshop tips from a hand-picked team of the industry’s most talented and creative instructors.


This conference brings together photographers, designers, artists, educators, motion graphics designs, and Photoshop users of every kind for a three-day Photoshop love fest of training, learning, and fun.

There’s no other event like it in the world:

* Over 70 classes taught by the brightest stars in the digital graphics galaxy

* Study tracks that concentrate on Digital Photography, Creativity, Productivity, Motion Graphics, the Creative Suite, Print/Prepress and, of course, Photoshop. View the Schedule page for a full list of tracks and details.

* Ten half-day, once-in-a-lifetime, pre-conference workshops

* The latest mind-blowing graphics and photography technology, and bonus class sessions, at the Tech Expo

* A spectacular opening keynote presentation and a prize-filled conference wrap-up

* Several opportunities to meet people and network, including the always-memorable Photoshop Party

If you’re looking for the best Photoshop education, from the most passionate and talented instructors, at the greatest event of its kind in the world, there’s only one choice. Photoshop World. Registration is open!

Pricing
Early-bird Registration prices going on now! Register before February 17, 2006 to save $100!

Early Bird Registration (before February 17th, 2006)
NAPP Members – $399.00
Non-NAPP Members – $499.00 (includes 1-year NAPP Membership)

General Admission (after February 17th, 2006)
NAPP Members – $499.00
Non-NAPP Members – $599.00 (includes 1-year NAPP Membership)

Special Discount Prices
Student – $149.00 (w/ valid current ID)
Educator – $379.00 (w/ valid current ID)
PSW Alumni – $349.00

Photoshop World Party
1 Ticket – +$49.00
2 Tickets – +$98.00
» Party information

Photoshop World Pro Pass
+$100.00
» Pro Pass information

Pre-conference Workshops (before February 17th, 2006)
(*Must be a Photoshop World attendee to participate)

• Nikon Photo Safari with Vincent Versace and Moose Peterson – $199.00
• Canon Live Studio & Digital Workflow Experience with Jack Reznicki and Eddie Tapp – $229.00
• NEW! In The Everglades w/ Stephen Johnson – $249.00
• NEW! So You Think You Can Teach Photoshop w/ Dave Cross – $199.00
• NEW! Photoshop One on One for Beginners w/ Deke McClelland – $89.00
• UPDATED!Mastering Color w/ Ben Willmore – $89.00
• The Magic of Lab w/ Dan Margulis – $89.00
• Photoshop for Video Editors w/ Richard Harrington – $89.00
• NEW! Mastering Photo Painting w/ Fay Sirkis – $89.00
• Digital Photography Workflow w/ Jim DiVitale – $89.00

Produced by The National Association of Photoshop Professionals.

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