Thursdays, October 28 and November 4, 6pm-9pm
Saturday, October 30, 9am-12pm (three sessions)
Instructor: David Ulrich
Explore and learn to master the powerful image editing tools in Photoshop and Lightroom for sensitive and expressive post-processing, including:
- Raw image editing in Adobe Camera Raw or Lightroom
- When to use Raw processors (Adobe Camera Raw, Lightroom, or Capture One) and when to use Photoshop, and how to navigate between them.
- Pixel editing in Photoshop
- Use of Adjustment layers and layer masks
- Luminosity masking
- Creative use of clarity, dehaze, texture, and sharpening tools
- Effective image upsizing or downsizing
- Color correction in Raw processing and pixel editing
- Retouching and spot/blemish/object removal
Prerequisites: Ability to open a current (Creative Suite) version of Photoshop and/or Lightroom and to manage files.
Class is taught on Zoom using your own files, using both Raw and pixel editing files (PSD, JPG, or TIF). Please be sure to have a selection of files readily available for class sessions.
David Ulrich is a core faculty member and creative director for Pacific New Media. He is an active photographer and writer whose work has been published in numerous books and journals. Ulrich`s photographs have been exhibited internationally in over 75 exhibitions. He is the author of The Widening Stream: the Seven Stages of Creativity and Zen Camera: Creative Awakening with a Daily Practice in Photography. His new book, The Mindful Photographer: Awake in the World with a Camera, will be published by Rocky Nook press in February 2022. www.creativeguide.com