B&H Photo Profiles our Switch to Canon Prograf Printers

Canon Prograf 1000 Printer

Digital Silver Imaging’s Canon Prograf 1000 printer at work

B&H Photo & Video profiles our switch to Canon Prograf Printers from Epson printers. B&H’s Jill Waterman interviewed our own Eric Luden about the advantages of the Canon Prograf 1000 and Canon Prograf 4000 printers. Jill did a great job in providing B&H readers with real life reasons why the new Canon printers outperform their Epson counterparts.

If you want to know more about why Digital Silver Imaging switched to Canon Prograf printers or are thinking of switching yourself Jill Waterman’s interview is great source material.

Follow this link to the B&H article.

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New55 PN Workshop with Keitaro Yoshioka and Sam Hiser

New55 PN is an instant 4×5 positive/negative film that creates stunning black & white images. This hands-on workshop is a great way to get to know this amazing new product.

The workshop will be conducted by Keitaro Yoshioka, educator, architectural, interior, corporate, fine art photographer.  Yoshioka was the lead photographer on the Polaroid 40×80 camera at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts for 10 years. Assisting Keitaro will be instant film expert, artist, and New55 Film Project CEO Sam Hiser.

Limited to 12 participants, this workshop will take participants through all phases of using New55 PN to produce superb instant 4×5 black and white negatives.

Shot with New55 PN - ©Keitaro Yoshioka

Shot with New55 PN – ©Keitaro Yoshioka

The New55 PN Workshop will cover:
• Basics of properly exposing New55 PN
• Lighting Considerations
• Proper technique for instant processing
• Fixing New55 PN negatives for stability and longevity
• Essential maintenance of 545 series film holders
• Hi-Res negative scanning basics for the New55 PN
• Photoshop adjustment of scans for optimum print output

Participants will receive their own box of New55 PN to shoot at the workshop and lunch will be provided.

What to bring?
Participants are encouraged to bring their own 545 series holder, if they own one, and note taking equipment. 4×5 Cameras equipped with 545 holders will be provided for use at the workshop.

When & Where

Saturday, April 22, 2017 – 10:00 to 4:00

Digital Silver Imaging
9 Brighton Street
Belmont, MA 02478
617 489-0035

Special Student and Instructor Discounted Cost $95*

Student/Instructor

Regular Price $125*

New55 PN Workshop

Instructor Bios

For Keitaro Yoshioka’s Bio follow this link.

SAM HISER is CEO of New55 FILM . His MFA in Photography is from Lesley College of Art and Design.  See his work at hiserfotograf. He received an MBA, from Duke University (1990), and a from BA, St Lawrence University (1986).

*Students and Instructors must present a valid and current ID from their educational institution at the workshop. 

Refund Policy: Because our instructors commit their time to workshops and space is limited, our refund policy is as follows: Cancellations 2 weeks prior to the workshop will receive a full refund. Cancellations a week before the workshop date will receive a 50% refund. All other cancellations will not receive a refund but may apply 50% of the workshop fee to a future workshop of the same or greater price. You must notify us of your cancellation or inability to attend via email. (info@digitalsilverimaging.com).

The happy crew of our 2/9/2016 Workshop

The happy crew of our 2/9/2016 Workshop

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Lightroom Develop Module & Library Module Workshops

Lightroom Library Module
Adobe Lightroom Certified Expert, Kathy Tarantola will be the instructor for this series of workshops. Kathy always receives rave reviews from workshop participants, and Digital Silver Imaging is pleased to have her back for these great workshops.

You can take one of these workshops at a time or enroll for both. No prerequisite required.

Lightroom Library Module Intensive
Saturday, April 1, 12-5 PM

In this Library Module intensive, we will cover many of the features that make Lightroom an exceptional Digital Asset Manager used by many professional photographers.

We will have time to practice, so you will walk away with hands-on knowledge. We will cover the best workflow practices of importing, renaming, using stars and color labels for rating, and keywording and metadata for identification and search simplicity.

We will also delve into the Export feature and create export presets to streamline your process. Learn how to seamlessly work between Lightroom and Photoshop.

Topics include
• Import process, applying metadata during import
• Organizing – making a folder structure that works for you
• Viewing Modes
• Renaming, creating new folders, moving files
• Removing vs Deleting files
• Metadata and Keywording
• Using star ratings and color labels
• Searching / Filtering – how to find anything!
• Collections & Smart Collections to organize multiple projects
• Exporting – export presets
• Mastering good workflow practices

Our purpose in teaching module specific workshops is to have each student learn features in depth and to leave the workshop with a true understanding of the how the program can enhance your workflow.

Date: Saturday April 1, 2017
Time: 12-5 PM 
Location: Digital Silver Imaging, 9 Brighton St. Belmont, MA 
Fee for this course is $149*

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LR Lib Mod

 

Lightroom Develop Module Intensive
Saturday, March 25, 12-5 PM

In this Develop Module intensive, we will cover many of the features that make Lightroom an amazing and powerful processor of digital images.

We will learn how to evaluate your photographs and how to make creative processing decisions with time to practice each step. Using your own images with help along the way, you will walk away with hands-on knowledge and the confidence to enhance all of your work quickly and with stunning results.

Topics include
• Perfecting tone and color in each photo
• Applying sharpening and noise reduction
• Correcting lens distortion and chromatic aberration
• Noise Reduction
• Cropping
• Spot, Red Eye, Graduated and Radial Filter, Paintbrush tools
• Hue, Saturation, Luminance, adjustments
• Using virtual copies to create variations of your work
• Post crop vignetting and the dehaze filter• Making great black and white conversions
• Creative presets – use LR templates or create your own
• Soft Proofing for printing

Our purpose in teaching module specific workshops is to have each student learn features in depth and to leave the workshop with a true understanding of the how the program can enhance your images and ease your workflow.

Date: Saturday March 25, 2017  – Successfully Completed
Time: 12-5 PM 
Location: Digital Silver Imaging, 9 Brighton St. Belmont, MA 
Fee for this course is $149*

Click the button below to enroll and pay for this workshop

LR Dev Mod

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For over two decades, Kathy Tarantola has been sought after as a commercial and editorial photographer working throughout Boston and New England. Kathy is an experienced instructor having conducted photography workshops across the US and abroad. She is an Adobe Certified Expert in Lightroom a respected member of the photo community and has served as Co-president and board member of the New England chapter of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP).

*Refund Policy: Because our instructors commit their time to workshops and space is limited, our refund policy is as follows: Cancellations 2 weeks prior to the workshop will receive a full refund. Cancellations a week before the workshop date will receive a 50% refund. All other cancellations will not receive a refund but may apply 50% of the workshop fee to a future workshop of the same or greater price. You must notify us of your cancellation or inability to attend via email. (info@digitalsilverimaging.com).

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