Digital Photo 301 -
Low Light & Special Effects Imagery!
Our 9th Year at Stewart Hall!
Returns Fall 2017
12 1/2 hours over 5 nights
Pointe Claire Cultural Centre - Stewart Hall
176 chemin Bord-du-Lac / Lakeshore Road
This third level advanced workshop focuses on low-light photography both indoor and outdoor, special effects (SFX), panoramic, and stylistic black and white imagery.
An evening of outdoor NIGHT photography and "light painting" at Stewart Hall is included.
Learn how to easily create large, stitched panoramic images and prints. Creative elements will be explored through the use of filters and processing techniques using Adobe Photoshop Elements 14 & 15 and Photoshop CC and Lightroom 6
During the workshop, participants will be asked to submit four completed assignments on a USB key for viewing and helpful critique, to hone your skills.
12 1/2 hours over 5 consecutive evenings - from 7pm till 9:30pm
Only ONE session!
Dates: To be announced - August 2017
Skill level: Advanced.
Suggested prerequisites: Digital Photo 101 & 201
Recommended for persons with digital SLR (DSLR) cameras such as
Nikon, Canon, Olympus, Pentax, Sony etc.
Presented mostly in English.
Questions answered in English and French.
Maximum class size: 10
Course Outline :
Creating panoramic images
Light "painting" a night scene and SFX!
Mastering Manual Mode to create superior images
Camera Spot Meters – How to read and use successfully
Composition methodology to produce endearing imagery
From wide angle to telephoto - how lens choices create IMPACT!
Black & White conversions – 3 different methods for best results
Graduated Neutral Density filters – how to balance light levels in a scene
Advanced Adobe Photoshop Elements (versions 14&15) & Photoshop CS6, CC & Lightroom 6 processing techniques:
- Using ARC (Adobe Raw Converter) for superior dynamic range & image detail
- Correcting perspective (example - leaning buildings)
- “Stitching” multiple images to create dynamic panoramic photos
- Night photography tips and processing
- B&W conversion techniques for best imagery
- Sepia toning for that old “antique” look in B&W
- Sharpening techniques for the web and printing
- How to create BIG poster-sized prints
Each week, a handout will be given with the evening’s topic providing detailed information. A weekly photo assignment will help you practice techniques learned in the workshops. Participants will be encouraged to bring in completed projects on a USB key, to evaluate and provide insightful critique of their imagery.
The cost for this five-night workshop is $ TBA (taxes included)
Register on line at: https://ludik.ville.pointe-claire
On the main registration page, enter PHOTO 301 in the box "Search for Activities" or "Rechercher des activités"
Non-residents of Pointe Claire can also register in person from 8:30am to 4:30pm at the Stewart Hall Cultural Centre, 176 chemin Bord-du-Lac/Lakeshore Road in Pointe Claire.
For more information, please call: 514-630-1220
to be missed!