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

Terry Abrams

Terry Abrams Photo By: Henry AbramsTerry Abrams has been teaching photography since 1975, when he moved to Europe to establish photography programs for an American college. He lived overseas for 13 years, during which time he taught and travelled extensively throughout Europe.

Since 1990, Terry has been teaching photography full-time at Washtenaw Community College and led the transition of that program from film and darkroom to digital media. He also conducts travel and landscape photography workshops in places such as Death Valley, Zion, Bryce, Italy and Spain.

Terry has also taught photography workshops in Morocco and Turkey, and has received grants to travel and photograph in both locations. He co-produced the Great Lakes Digital Conference and conducted workshops alongside Thomas Knoll, the inventor of Adobe Photoshop.

In addition to teaching, Terry creates photographs using the latest digital technologies and has numerous private and corporate clients. His images and writing are reproduced in books on photography. Terry also provides individual and corporate consulting in photography.

Course Dates

Jul 9 to Jul 15
Aug 27 to Sep 2

Tuition

$1150

Class Size

12

Sponsored By

Canon
Zeiss
Epson
Adobe