This is a great FREE event for photographers.
All details are available on: http://www.calumetphoto.com/SanFranCAD
FYI! The seminars are free — it's first come, first seated! And the vendor expo is free.
They will have a bunch of manufacturer reps who will be on hand and offering event-only specials. Also, Calumet products will be up to 33% off!
Here is a rundown for the Friday schedule:
10:00 a.m. | Color Management and Printing with Robert Simpson, Epson
Discover how color management through soft proofing can help you create a better print! You’ll find out the best way to adjust color for printing and get the best results out of your printer and paper.
11:30 a.m. | Creating Images with Impact with John VanSteenberg, Tamron
Take your pictures to the next level with insider information on posing, lighting techniques, lens selection, previsualizing and lighting ratios.
1:00 p.m. | Creative Effects with Ben Hutchinson, Lensbaby
Do you want to add a little zing and creativity to your photos, but don’t know where to start? Lensbaby makes a variety of special effects interchangeable lenses, optics and accessories designed to let you create unique images in-camera as you’re capturing the moment. Bring your camera for a chance to try the Lensbaby line and take some actual photos outside of the classroom.
2:30 p.m. | Shedding Light on Metering Basics with Ray Olson, Sekonic
Although it may seem that any miracle can happen in the digital darkroom, correcting a bad exposure has its limits. During this short primer, you will learn how to measure ambient and flash lighting, determine ratios and program wireless triggering — taking the guesswork out of your shoot day. You'll also have a chance to check out the world’s first touch-screen-operated light meters from Sekonic!
4:00 p.m. | Flash Techniques Using Speedlights with Adam Paseman, Canon
Learn how to shoot flash in different situations for the best results! This short course covers on-bounce flash, hi-speed sync, wireless flash shooting, flash compensation, fill flash and macro flash.
6:00 p.m.| Black and White Conversion Techniques with Vincent Versace
Discoversome of the best ways to convert an image to black and white withoutever leaving the RGB color space. Learn which methods give you the bestresults and when to choose a simple or a complex solution.