Photoshop for Intermediates with Claudia Daniels

Instructor: Claudia Daniels
This intermediate 3-hour workshop will talk about:
Raw Processing
Layers
Blending Modes
Type
Retouching
Plug Ins
Image Size
Who should take this class?
This class is designed for people with knowledge of Adobe Photoshop CC who would like to improve or enhance their artistic images.
Prerequisites:
Must have Photoshop CC (free trial can be downloaded prior to attending the workshop)
Bring your laptop
Bring 3 images of your choice either RAW or JPG (on your computer or card, card reader will be available for download)
Handouts will be provided

Photoshop for Intermediates with Claudia Daniels

Instructor: Claudia Daniels
This intermediate 3-hour workshop will talk about:
Raw Processing
Layers
Blending Modes
Type
Retouching
Plug Ins
Image Size
Who should take this class?
This class is designed for people with knowledge of Adobe Photoshop CC who would like to improve or enhance their artistic images.
Prerequisites:
Must have Photoshop CC (free trial can be downloaded prior to attending the workshop)
Bring your laptop
Bring 3 images of your choice either RAW or JPG (on your computer or card, card reader will be available for download)
Handouts will be provided

Photoshop for Intermediates with Claudia Daniels

Instructor: Claudia Daniels
This intermediate 3-hour workshop will talk about:
Raw Processing
Layers
Blending Modes
Type
Retouching
Plug Ins
Image Size
Who should take this class?
This class is designed for people with knowledge of Adobe Photoshop CC who would like to improve or enhance their artistic images.
Prerequisites:
Must have Photoshop CC (free trial can be downloaded prior to attending the workshop)
Bring your laptop
Bring 3 images of your choice either RAW or JPG (on your computer or card, card reader will be available for download)
Handouts will be provided

Photoshop for Beginners with Claudia Daniels

Instructor: Claudia Daniels
This intermediate 3-hour workshop will talk about:
• Raw Processing
• Getting to know the toolbar
• The Power of Cropping
• Basic Layers
• Learning Curves & Levels
• Blending Modes
• Retouching Techniques
• File Management
Who should take this class?
This class is designed for people with none or limited knowledge of Adobe Photoshop
CC who would like to use the software to improve or enhance their artistic images.
Prerequisites:
Must have Photoshop CC (free trial can be downloaded prior to attending the workshop)
No other Photoshop knowledge is required
Bring your laptop
Bring 3 images of your choice either RAW or JPG (on your computer or card, card reader will be available for download)
Handouts will be provided

Learning From Graffiti: Adding a Third Dimension With Light and Shadow

STADT/WAND/KUNST (City/Wall/Art) Every year in the German city of Mannheim, artists are invited to create murals on the sides of buildings, turning gray walls into a public art gallery. https://www.stadt-wand-kunst.de/

Photographs are two dimensional representations of a three dimensional world.  One of a photographers’ principal challenges, then, is to bring a sense of depth into that two dimensional image.

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Vision and Craftsmanship by Ron Rosenstock

by Ron Rosenstock

 

“There are no rules for Technique, only solutions. Today’s Darkrooms may soon be replaced with electronic consoles. Yet after thirty years, Steiglitz’s advice to me remains constant: ‘The only thing that matters is the finished photograph.’ “

Arnold Newman, 1965

 

As a teacher of photography, I often quote Arnold Newman because he is speaking about the essence of creating a meaningful photograph.

My background is in the traditional, large-format, black and white school of photography of Edward Weston in the 1920s, and later of Ansel Adams. I worked with a camera similar to that used by Weston and Adams, an 8”x10” view camera, so called so because the film was 8×10 inches. My camera, ten film holders, and tripod together weighed 40 pounds. Cumbersome equipment, but that was just the way it was if you wanted to make high quality images. Back in the 60’s and 70’s it was called fine art photography.

Many years have passed but the basic principals are the same. In the dark room we could crop the image, increase or decrease exposure, increase or decrease contrast, burn and dodge areas to lighten or darken those areas selectively. We can do all this and more now with more ease than ever before. Continue reading