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Baberton
Masking and Collaging with Photoshop
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Course #OH01
Harvey Horton, Cr.Photog.

Many photographers shy away from masks, simply because they don’t know the best ways to use them. In this class, Harvey Horton shows you what you may have been missing!

Learn layer masks, clipping masks and making masks from channels. Discover how to make incredible collages and really showcase your images. Delve into backgrounds, exploring how to both eliminate and add them into your photos. Discuss different ways you can blend images to get the exact look you want.

Best of all, layer masks give you all the creative freedom you need without changing or losing the pixels in your images. So, throw away your eraser tool, use your artistic abilities and have a blast!

Course Date:Monday, October 20, 2014

Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:laptop loaded with CS6 or CC, images to work on or to use for collages

Location:
Familyfoto Designer Portraits
1380 Benton Street
Barberton, OH 44203
330-618-2666

Instructor Contact:
familyfoto@usa.com
330-618-2666

Instructor Website:
http://www.familyfotoportraits.com


Bay Village
Top to Bottom: Running a Profitable Studio
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Course #OH02
Amy Nahra
Sarah Edelman

What has made Thomas & Thomas Photography the area’s most successful studio for 25 years running? This is your opportunity to find out – and discover lessons you can apply to your own studio’s success!

In this course, Sarah Edelman and Amy Nahra walk you through an average day in the studio – and it how creates above-average results! Start the day with Sarah as you discuss her shooting techniques and her expertise in posing, lighting and creating the right location. Spend the afternoon with Amy as she shows you her expert editing process, start to finish. You’ll end the afternoon with an in-depth look at the marketing, sales and pricing strategies that has kept Thomas & Thomas at the top of the game, year in and year out.

Twenty-five years from now, it can be YOU sharing the stories of your success with eager photography students!

Course Date:Monday, October 20, 2014

Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:note-taking materials, DSLR camera, laptop (optional)

Location:
Thomas & Thomas Photography
27360 West Oviatt Road
Bay Village, OH 44140
440-835-4707

Instructor Contact:
amy@ttwss.com
sarah@ttwss.com
440-835-4707

Instructor Website:
http://www.ttwss.com


Dover
The Male Character Portrait
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Course #OH03
Christine Walsh-Newton, M.Photog.Cr., CPP

Geared towards the intermediate to advanced studio photographer, this course will take your game to a whole new level. Learn the concepts and the creation behind the dramatic black and white style that has put Master Photographer Christine Walsh-Newton on the map!

Learn how Christine conducts each planning session and client interview. Discuss how clothing, props and your interaction with the client will create the mood and setting that fits that portrait session. You’ll also explore the various lighting setups that Christine regularly uses, and have the opportunity to use these while photographing one of her award-winning subjects. Last but not least, you’ll learn the post-processing steps and black and white conversion techniques that can really enhance and impact your images.

Learn how to create the mood, drama and emotion that will make your image a character portrait, not merely a photo.

Course Date:Saturday, October 11, 2014

Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:note-taking materials, DSLR, portrait lens or similar (ability to shoot in the 85-105mm zone will be most helpful), Pocket Wizard (recommended but not required), preferred calibration device (not required, one will be provided), light meter, laptop with Adobe Photoshop installed (Adobe Bridge is helpful but not required), Topaz 5 Adjust or similar (will be helpful for following along in some of the post-processing activities), money for lunch

Location:
CWN Photography / Gallery C
1877 Lake Road NW
Dover, OH 44622

Instructor Contact:
Christine@galleryc.biz
330-407-6677

Instructor Website:
http://www.galleryc.biz


Dover
Studio Lighting for Absolute Beginners
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Course #OH04
Christine Walsh-Newton, M.Photog.Cr., CPP

So, you’ve been photographing in natural light and now you want to learn the studio portrait game – this is the perfect class for you!

Instructor Christine Walsh-Newton shares her expertise as she teaches the camera settings, light meters, calibration targets, and reflectors used in a variety of one-light setups. Once you’re comfortable with lighting the portrait sessions, you’ll move into basic posing as well as short and broad light techniques. Best of all, you’ll have the opportunity to practice both lighting set-ups and posing with live models.

Christine will also show you the basic equipment and supplies you’ll want to have as you get started in a studio. Learn the cords and cables, softboxes and backgrounds that comprise your basic, no frills studio lighting kit.

Even if you’ve never been in a studio before, this course gives you the knowledge and confidence to start your own studio business!

Course Date:Saturday, October 18, 2014

Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: note-taking materials, DSLR, lens capable of shooting anywhere in the 50-150mm range, light meter (recommended but not required), money for lunch

Location:
CWN Photography / Gallery C
1877 Lake Road NW
Dover, OH 44622

Instructor Contact:
Christine@galleryc.biz
330-407-6677

Instructor Website:
http://www.galleryc.biz


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