Shoot and Retouch It

January 12, 10am to noon (approx)

Admission: $30. Lunch (provided by Somburritos) is included with admission.
Payments can be made by Paypal or at the door. RSVP is needed.

The goal is to show a total workflow that can be adapted by you.

1) We will be doing a photoshoot of a model.

2) Then we will walk thru the post-processing of the images in Lightroom.

3) Continuing, we move to the final post production in Photoshop. 

You will receive the original and post-production photos via a link.

Techniques covered:

Shooting Techniques:
On-Location shooting
Off-Camera Flash
Clamshell Lighting, 1 Light setups, Multiple flash setups
Spot metering in camera
Hi Speed Sync

Lightroom Techniques:
Develop Module (exposure, color balance, special adjustments, adjustment brush, sharpening)
Creating a Gallery

Photoshop techniques:
Multiple ways of removing backgrounds
Fixing Skin / Skintones
Facial touchups (eyes, teeth, etc)
Masks & Channels
Adjustment Layers

 Note: The photoshoot will be doing ideas and trying out lighting changes as a group. We will not have time to do multiple camera changes due to the time requirements of the tutorial afterward, but will instead share the photos with everyone. Photoshop and Lightroom will be shown on a projector for easy viewing. Somburritos is a new Mexican restaurant that was fomerly Philly Phil's.

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  • Brent

    Thanks for the comments. We'll try splitting it up next time.

    January 15, 2013

  • Sheri P.

    This meetup was very informative and well worth the trip into Windsor. Brent went way beyond the ordinary in his demonstrations of the shoot and Photoshop. I would certainly rate this meetup as a five star. Thanks, Brent, for sharing your expertise with us.

    January 14, 2013

  • CHUCK G.

    I enjoyed the subjects covered however in the future we need to separate photo shoot from software training. It was too time consuming.

    January 13, 2013

  • Lisa

    Very informative. Brent really knows his Lightroom and Photoshop and is generous with his knowledge. A professional model was provided and lighting techniques were demonstrated.

    January 12, 2013

  • Brent

    Hi all... just an fyi: If we end up getting more than seven attendees, I will be giving some of the money back to the attendees - we want to keep this as inexpensive as possible for people.

    December 28, 2012

  • CHUCK G.

    what will we need for this meeting, a camera? our laptops? and will I need to download light room?


    December 28, 2012

    • Brent

      Hi Chuck! Nothing required...if you want to bring a laptop with lightroom, and follow along with it, that is entirely up to you. We'll be sitting at tables, so it is possible, but don't count on AC power. I am going to have to use a power strip and extension cord for the projector and laptop, so hopefully you can use that if needed. We can do a separate meeting for everyone to just shoot, if desired, at a later date.

      December 28, 2012

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