The Beauty of Black and White — Learn How in Adobe Photoshop
Saturdays, March 26 & April 2
10am - 12pm EST
Plus a 1-Hour Private Consult Session with Instructor
Cost - $140
This course will be held Virtually using Zoom.
*Please be sure you have video and audio capabilities to participate.
Color depicts reality. Black & White is an interpretation of reality.
Black & White Photography creates a timeless quality in images. It is a creative choice focusing on contrast, texture, shape, form, and quality of light. It can dramatically transform an image. Suitable for any genre... landscape, portrait, architectural, still life, and street photography... it is an art form worth exploring in your photography.
Color is everything to making a good black & white image. The process is then to understand how to interpret the colors into gray tones. In this workshop, we will discuss visualizing your photo from color to black & white. You will learn to use your vision to create the image you desire through post-processing in Adobe Photoshop. There will also be a demonstration using third-party software programs like On1 and Nik Silver Efex.
Group Session 1 (March 26) – This session will be a demonstration of how to create B&W images using Adobe Photoshop, which provides the most functionality. For current Lightroom users, this will be an excellent introduction to Photoshop. There are many techniques for creating beautiful B&W pictures. Every image is unique and therefore allows for a variety of ways to bring out its best B&W quality. We will explore several approaches utilizing a non-destructive method. Demonstrations include the use of smart objects, adjustment layers, masking, burning, dodging, gradients, blurs, and much more.
Private Zoom Session (scheduled between the 2 group sessions) — Each student will leave the 1st session with the tools to convert one of their own images to B&W. This assignment is completed prior to your private session with Danielle who will provide individualized feedback and editing suggestions.
Group Session 2 (April 2) - We will review each student’s images to see their conversion process. Danielle will also do a demonstration of third-party software, including On1, and Nik Silver Efex, and how they can be used with Photoshop as well.
NOTE: ALL SESSIONS WILL BE RECORDED FOR STUDENTS USE
Experience Level: Ability to download images from the camera to computer, email images, and use Zoom. Must have access to and familiarity with post-processing software including Adobe Photoshop. Additional software will be demonstrated but not required.
This course is for photographers 18 years and older. The class size will remain small, with a min of 4 to a max of 7 people, to allow more individual attention.
• You can cancel for a full refund up to 5 days before the course starts. After, unless the spot can be filled, you will receive your refund minus a $40 cancellation fee.
• If the course is sold out, please contact me by EMAIL, if you would like to be placed on a waiting list.
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