Workshop: Precise Photography Workflow with Adobe Lightroom

March 2-4th, 10am - 4pm in San Antonio, Texas with Scott Martin This 3 day workshop takes an intense look at optimizing photography workflows from capture-to-print using Adobe Lightroom v2. Day 1 - Capture and organize Optimizing exposure for RAW development An overview of all RAW software available today The story behind Lightroom and the direction it heads from here The DNG format and…

Seminar: Adobe Lightroom Workflow

June 12th, 10am - 5pm in San Antonio, Texas with Scott Martin This 1 day seminar takes a look at optimizing photography workflows from capture-to-print using Adobe Lightroom v2. topics covered Optimizing exposure for RAW development The story behind Lightroom and the direction it heads The DNG format and how to incorporate it into your workflow FIle Management (several scenarios…

Seminar: Adobe Lightroom Workflow

April 10, 10am - 5pm in San Antonio, Texas with Scott Martin This 1 day seminar takes a look at optimizing photography workflows from capture-to-print using Adobe Lightroom v2. topics covered Optimizing exposure for RAW development The story behind Lightroom and the direction it heads The DNG format and how to incorporate it into your workflow FIle Management (several scenarios…

Workshop: Precise Photography Workflow with Adobe Lightroom

January 5-7th, 10am - 4pm with Scott Martin This 3 day workshop takes an intense look at optimizing photography workflows from capture-to-print using Adobe Lightroom v2. Day 1 - Capture and organize Optimizing exposure for RAW development An overview of all RAW software available today The story behind Lightroom and the direction it heads from here The DNG format and how to incorporate…

Celebrating 25 Years

25+ years ago I was splitting my time between a job where I was a scanner operator and an apprenticeship with a master printmaker. In the printmaking studio we were making large digital negatives on an imagesetter and using them to make hand-coated platinum/palladium prints in a wet darkroom. Back then everyone was using Photoshop 2 and had CRT monitors. While the color scans coming off the…

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RIP calibration and profiling using ChromaMax methodology Dye Sub, Solvent, Latex, Aqueous, and UV print quality optimization Optimizing color consistency across a large number of printers Long term quality control procedures Pantone spot color matching Digital workflow audits, recommendations and optimization Museum quality fine art reproduction studio design, setup and…

Canon iPF Pro-4000 Review

Canon has taken a great leap forward creating a whole new generation of their aqueous printers that have some exceptional features. Now that the Canon Pro-4000 has just started shipping, I thought I’d highlight a few features that I found significant.Roll Feed Unit and Paper Handling The optional roll feed unit can be used as a take up real as we’ve seen in printers before. But this roll feed…

Night Photography Workshop in Mono Lake and Bodie Ghost Town

July 31st-August 3rd, in Eastern California with Scott Martin and Lance Keimig Schedule: July 31st - Optional Lightroom 5 Class in Lee Vining August 1st - Tioga Pass or Mono Lake August 2nd and 3rd - Bodie Ghost Town Tioga Pass, Mono Lake and Bodie ghost town are not only some of our favorite locations that we've been making images in for decades, we've also been leading night…

Commentary: Monitors are bad and noise (can be) good

We'd like to think that todays $1000+ LED LCD displays are great but I'm going to say they're not. They suck actually. We just don't know better because we haven't seen anything better - yet. Today's displays are like cars from the 1970s - much better transportation than a decade prior but still horribly polluting, underpowered and unsafe in comparison to what's coming in the next few decades.…

Mastering the Night: Death Valley

March 2-4, 2013 in Death Valley, CA optional Lightroom class on March 1st with Scott Martin and Lance Keimig Lance Keimig and I invite you to join us in Death Valley in March. We're shaking things up for this workshop and doing several things diffrrently than we normally do. Unlike our usual Full Moon Night Photography workshops, this one will take place in the waning stage of the lunar…