Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - Wednesday, April 1, 2020

2020 Shoot, Edit, Print with M.D. Welch – Tuesday & Wednesday

 Photo by M.D. Welch

Photo by M.D. Welch

Class description: This class has it all, shooting techniques, post-production workflow tricks, and the critical steps to make your prints look amazing. If you are photographer looking for a great all in one class, that will fill in the gaps of your workflow, this is a perfect for you. It is also a great “next class” for those that have taken Lightroom or any Basic DSLR class. This class starts on Tuesday night, with a lecture and demo for camera settings and steps for capturing the images for class the next day. Wednesday’s class starts with an early morning shoot, then class will break so students can import and sort through their images on their own time. Class will meet in the afternoon,with further culling of images, then they will edit them in the Lightroom, using the best techniques and practices in the post-production world. The last part of class will take the best images from the shoot and print them out, with correct calibration, profile and printer setting in order to make a great looking print. By the end of this course, students will have a new comfort level with their cameras, hands on experience with their own images in post production, and a solid base knowledge for crafting their own prints.

Pre-requisites: Students should have a basic understanding of how to change camera settings, shutter speed, aperture and ISO on their camera. They also need a basic understanding of Adobe Lightroom  Classic, or have taken the Lightroom Basics Class.

 Gear requirements: Camera, lenses, operating manual, and tripod for the photography portion of class. All student photography will take place outdoors, so dress appropriately. A laptop and the latest version of Lightroom Classic, installed on the laptop, plus at least 80 GB of free space on your hand drive for photos. Printer, ink and paper will be provided in class.

Workshop Session Details

Workshop Instructor

M.D.  Welch – Professional photographer and video director/producer, M.D. Welch has 25 years of experience in print, video, graphic and multimedia design. Over the last 20 years, he has taught all the major Adobe applications, photography and video techniques for the University of Nevada, Reno, TMCC, Shooting The West, Nevada Museum of Art, and the Maine Media Workshops. His knowledge, passion and energy applied to the subjects he teaches has been the hallmark of his teaching career.

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