For individuals that want private instruction on printing, calibration and/or using Lightroom. We have developed multiple sessions to help photographers print their own work or communicate accurately with on-line printing services.
The session will be with our master printer, Jan Silverman, and can cover all or targeted portions of the Sample Sessions. It can be held at your home or my studio in Monterey, CA. The rate $150/hr with a two-hour minimum if at your location – one hour minimum if at my studio in Monterey. Traveling time at $75/hr round trip, may have to be charged if your facility is out of the greater San Jose or Monterey area.
Introduction to Printing
People interested in learning the fundamentals on how to make a good print on their own printer or how to choose an on-line printing service that will give them the best results.
This interactive session covers all the basics for helping the beginner create a good print, one to be proud of. We’ll start with optimal camera settings to start the workflow. Then we progress to basic monitor calibration, working with photo processing software, deciding on photo-paper (gloss, fine-art matte paper, canvas or metal) and what to look for in a good desktop printer or on-line printing services.
Lightroom Classic: Processing your Image, basic and advanced levels
Targeted to advanced amateurs or professionals who want to use the capabilities of Adobe Lightroom Classic to develop their images. We structure the session to the capabilities of the students, from just learning to mastering advanced editing and printing techniques.
We cover the three most relevant Lightroom Classic Modules: Import, Develop and Print. In addition, we will discuss the settings used to Export the image to a printing lab, if you do not do your own printing. Bring a USB Memory stick or your computer with images you would like to work on, preferably in your camera’s RAW format.
Monitor Color Calibration
Advanced amateurs or professionals who want their print to match what they see on their monitor. Your monitor needs to be calibrated whether you print yourself or send images to a Photo Lab.
This session requires that you have purchased a monitor calibration device. We will make recommendations as to which ones to purchase and teach you how to properly use it.