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Digital B&W Master Class with Harold Davis

Digital Black & White Master Class: Full Day Workshop with Harold Davis

Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn from one of the masters of contemporary monochromatic photography.

Master photographer Harold Davis is the author of Creative Black & White: Digital Photography Tips & Techniques (in addition to other bestselling books).

Tuitin is $195.00.

Topics covered in this workshop will include:

  • The monochromatic vision: learning to see the world
    in black & white
  • The craft of digital black & white
  • Digital black & white workflow
  • Monochromatic conversion in Lightroom
  • Nik Silver Efex 2
  • Working in Photoshop to perfect your black & white images
  • Monochromatic HDR
  • Tips & techniques from Harold Davis
  • Making fine black & white prints

In addition, there will be time for selected individual portfolio reviews (registered participants will be given information about how to submit images for consideration).

Who is this workshop for?

If you are interested in black & white photography and would like to take your work to the next level this is a rare opportunity to perfect your technique and be inspired by a legendary monochromatic digital photographer and teacher! This workshop is primarily intended for serious amateurs and professionals who already have some experience with digital black & white photography.

Where: MIG Meeting Place, 800 Hearst Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94710

When: Saturday November 3, 2012, 9:30AM

Tuition: The cost of the workshop is $195. Workshop limited to 25 participants.

What to bring: Your camera, tripod (if you have one), a laptop loaded with Photoshop and Nik Silver Efex if you want to follow along with the presentations (free trial versions of software are available for download).

9:30AM - Workshop orientation

10:00 - Monochromatic vision

11:00 - Portfolio reviews

12:00 - Lunch break

1:00PM - Digital workflow for b&w

1:30 - Monochromatic conversion techniques

2:30 - Monochromatic HDR

3:00 - The Fine Art of Printing Digital Black & White

4:00 - Review, wrap-up and Q&A

About Harold Davis

Harold Davis is an award-winning professional photographer and widely recognized as one of the leading contemporary photographers.

He is the author of more than 30 books, including Photographing Flowers: Exploring Macro Worlds with Harold Davis (Focal Press), The Photoshop Darkroom 2: Creative Digital Transformations (Focal Press), and The Photoshop Darkroom: Creative Digital Post-Processing (Focal Press).

Harold is the author of the Creative Photography series from Wiley Publishing.

“Harold Davis’s Creative Photography series is a great way to start a photography library”—Daniel Fealko, PhotoFidelity.

The Creative titles include: Creative Landscapes: Digital Photography Tips & Techniques (Wiley), Creative Lighting: Digital Photography Tips & Techniques (Wiley), Creative Portraits: Digital Photography Tips & Techniques (Wiley), Creative Black & White: Digital Photography Tips & Techniques (Wiley), Creative Composition: Digital Photography Tips & Techniques (Wiley), Creative Night: Digital Photography Tips & Techniques (Wiley), Creative Close-Ups: Digital Photography Tips & Techniques (Wiley). He's also written a book on the fundamentals of exposure, Light & Exposure for Digital Photographers (O'Reilly Media).

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Great workshop. Covered a lot of ground. I thought my head was going to explode. It clarified some workflow mysteries while confirming I was headed in the right direction in other areas. It also set me straight on serious short comings with my current workflow as it pertains to black and white conversion.

    November 6, 2012

  • Mike W.

    Excellent. Harold provided amazingly detailed and candid visibility into his thought processes and approach to creation of his monochromatic works of art. Using an example of a recently taken shots of benches he went real time and walked us through not only his workflow and his thinking but also the particular tools and techniques in his arsenal with the result that we got to see and discuss, first hand, how he successfully created a beautiful B&W of the benches.

    November 4, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I learned a lot today in the class, and had fun doing it. I enjoyed your honesty, i.e. your work flow technique is a work in progress, instead of "Of course I have all the answers".

    November 3, 2012

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