Continue your investigation into Digital Photography! Capture astounding images and develop a workflow that sticks.

Push your photographs to the next level by mastering editing techniques. During this course, you will build upon existing knowledge of Adobe Lightroom, and dive into Adobe Photoshop CC. You will work with RAW files in both programs, learn the benefits of non-destructive editing, key workflow concepts, and file management.

This course explores the tools palette, adjustment layers, masking, blending options and retouching techniques through daily class demonstrations. You will gain hands-on training by working on your own images made during field trips to beautiful midcoast Maine locations.

As the week begins to wind down, you will print your images in our digital lab, using state of the art Epson printers. 

What you will learn:

  • Adobe Lightroom Global/Local Alterations
  • Adobe Photoshop Core tools
  • File Management/Keywording/Copyright
  • Tools/Advanced Selections
  • Adjustments
  • Masking
  • Blending Options
  • Retouching
  • Advanced Camera functions
  • Lens selections
  • Printing for color and black and white on Epson printers

Prerequisite:

This course is the continuation of the Digital Photography I workshop, preparing students for practicing digital photography at a higher level. An understanding of camera functions in manual mode, shooting RAW and a good understanding of Adobe Lightroom are required.

Class needs:

Students are to bring a Digital SLR camera and Tripod or can borrow one for the week from the Maine Media's Digital Service Department. (An external hard drive of at least 500GB will be required to take your new images and catalog home) This class is held in one of our digital classrooms, Macintosh computers will be provided.

Testimonials:

"I would highly recommend this course to anyone interested in understanding Photoshop fundamentals"
- Eric Groves, Acton, MA

"The amount of creativity in one place is overwhelming and exciting, making the experience rich and memorable."
- Sadie Heisler, New York City, NY

"This was unquestionably one of the most rewarding learning experiences I've ever had."
- Fred Kosak, Jamaica Plains, MA

"Without being too cheesy...I really enjoyed the unique atmosphere the entire workshop has, in particular the little family we made in advanced digital."
- Lucy Heisler, New York City, NY

Instructors

Carol Fonde

Carol Fonde´spent her childhood off the north shore of Long Island on a sparsely populated, historic peninsula called Lloyd Neck. By the age of seven, she found solace in photographing the land and seascape with a Brownie camera. Carol received her BFA from R.I.T., and her MFA through the Ford Foundation Fellowship For Visual Artists at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Carol Fonde´ is renowned for her unique eye as a colorist. She is a dedicated professional, an esteemed color printer, teacher and fine art photographer. Internationally recognized for her expertise in the field of archival color reproduction, she prints for many celebrated editorial, fashion, and fine-art photographers including Hiro, Christian Witkin, Bruce Davidson, Annie Leibovitz, Gilles Peress, Steven Klein, Joel Grey, Mary Ellen Mark and William Eggleston. She is highly regarded for having held the exclusive position as master color printer for Richard Avedon over a decade.

In 2012 Carol moved to Portland, Maine and commutes weekly to NYC for her teaching position at Parsons The New School For Design where she has been Part-time Associate Professor since 1994. 

Carol Fonde is currently represented by Westwood Gallery and June Bateman Fine Art Gallery in NYC. The exhibition of her recent work,

“Waiting For The Moon” opened in April 2014. at Elizabeth Moss Gallery in Falmouth, Maine.

 

 

Course Dates

Aug 27 to Sep 2

Tuition

$1150

Class Size

12

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Canon
Zeiss
Epson
Adobe