Workshop and Event Calendar
One on One Workshops
Basic Digital Photography:
Do those button confuse you? What is raw vs jpg? How do I take better pictures with my camera? These are 3 2 hour one on one classes to teach you how to control of your digital camera and use the existing light to best advantage. Instructors: CC Staff and cost is $295
Adobe Lightroom - One on one - scheduled around your needs $295
This is an 6 hours in 3 sessions on on one Adobe Lightroom class. We teach all the modules in Lightroom including Library, Develop, Printing, Books, Slideshows, Pre-sets including NIK and the interface with Photoshop. You will learn to organize your libraries and be able to retrieve any photo within seconds. $295 for 6 hours. Instructor: David Speltz
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Introduction to Photoshop - One on One - scheduled around your needs $295
Instructor Meg Gillis
Retired Professor of Graphic Arts
This workshop introduces Adobe Photoshop CC 2015.5 for Photographers and Graphic Designers. Participants will be retouch, restore, and enhance digital photographs through the use of non-destructive editing techniques: selection tools, smart objects, layer masks, adjustment layers, blending modes, camera raw filter adjustments (and/or Lightroom integration), luminosity masks, and smart filters. Introduction to creating composites will be introduced as well.
Intermediate Photoshop Techniques - One on One - scheduled around your needs $295
This workshop builds on your existing knowledge of Photoshop CC 2015.5 and takes your photo-editing skills to a new level. The workshop is for Photographers and Graphic Designers using both Lightroom and Photoshop. Participants will continue to retouch, restore, and enhance digital photographs through the use of non-destructive editing techniques in Photoshop: review and application of smart objects, layer masks, adjustment layers, blending modes, camera raw filter adjustments (or Lightroom integration), and smart filters. More sophisticated projects will be introduced using numerous tools in Photoshop. We will, in addition cover Luminosity masks to get the best results for our photographs. We will take photographs from Lightroom to use Photoshop’s sophisticated healing tools as well as reinforce skills using layers and layer masks to build composites. Instructor: Meg Gillis.
Mastering Film and Darkroom
Learn to create negatives that work the first time and how to make a fine proper proof print at the enlarger with minimum hassle. $350 for two four hour sessions.
Platinum Printing - scheduled around your needs $350 plus lab fee
A full day of instruction on Platinum printing in our alternative print darkroom. Designed to meet your schedule needs. $350 inclusive. One on one, learn to make digital negatives, calibrate exposure times and adjust platinum chemistry to make beautiful hand made prints. Not for the faint hearted, but the results are stunning.
The Large Format Camera - Late Summer Early Fall 2018
Large and Ultra-large Format Photography with Richard Ritter and David Speltz - $895 plus lab charge (depending on camera size). This is your chance to handle ultra -large cameras, including up to a 14x20 inches. Our staff will be processing your negatives and printing to give you more time to learn the intricacies of large format photography. The lab fee includes all film, paper, chemicals, and the lab assistants who be in the darkroom for you. Richard Ritter, a Vermont camera craftsman is one of the world's foremost builders of large and ultra-large cameras. The workshop size is strictly limited in size.
You may add additional days before or after the workshop to expand your knowledge of darkroom, alternative printing including Platinum, wetplate and one-on-one learning.
We supply the cameras unless you wish to use your own.
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At your convenience (one on one)
All one one on classes are $295 for up to 6 hours
Book making with Lightroom
Basic Digital Camera
Digital Negatives for Silver Gelatin Printing
Past Workshops and Events
New55 PN Day
Hand Coloring B&W Prints
For more information call or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 603-842-4713
Have you ever looked up at the night sky and wondered, "Can I take a picture of that?" The answer is - yes! Come to Camera Commons on XXX and take our beginner's class on astrophotography. This basic course will cover 1) fundamentals of astronomy, 2) taking "nightscape" photos, and 3) (weather permitting) taking images of the moon. Bring a DSLR with a "B" (bulb) setting, a T-Ring, a sturdy tripod, and a remote shutter release. We will supply telescopes and other astro-specific equipment. Cost: ZZZ.