February 23 – 25
Advanced Editing: Using the Local Adjustment Tools to Take Your Images Beyond Ordinary
February 26 to 28
Members $695 Non-Members $745
Learn how to use the Graduated Filter, Adjustment Brush, and the Radial Filter to set your images apart from the crowd. Ansel Adams used to say, “the negative is the score and the print is the performance.” In today’s digital world, the raw file is the score and your post processing is the performance. Learn how to use the tools found in both Adobe Camera Raw and Lightroom to turn your score into a performance that will dazzle your audiences! Learn how to use these tools to accentuate the stars in your pictures and to control the lighting of your images. Lewis will demonstrate his technique for “flipping the light” to make your subject the strongest visual element in your pictures. As the visual creator, it is up to you to make sure your images tell their story. Controlling light, contrast and color to make your images create a lasting impression is the goal of this workshop. Not only will Lewis show you how to do this, the best part is it is fast and easy and you should be able to edit most images in less than five minutes! Take the ordinary and make it extraordinary with these tips and techniques.
LEWIS KEMPER is widely recognized as a photographer, writer, and instructor, lecturing throughout the United States. He currently is a Contributing Editor to Outdoor Photographer. He was the photographer for, “Ancient Ancestors of the Southwest”, published by Graphic Arts Center Publishing. Kemper’s monograph, “Capturing the Light” won the People’s Choice Awards in Fine Art in the 2009 Photography.Book.Now competition. His publication “Photographing Yosemite Digital Field Guide” was voted in the top 20 field guides. Lewis’ DVD, “My Stretch of the River: A Photographer’s Journal”, features a years worth of photography and journal entries on the American River in Sacramento, CA. His latest publications are photo guide apps, “Yosemite National Park SNAPPGuide” and “Yellowstone National Park SNAPPGuide”.