On Saturday, August 16, 2008 from 10:00AM-5:00PM, and Monday, August 18, 2008 from 10:00AM-5:00PM, I’ll be giving two separate full-day fine-art inkjet printing workshops entitled: How to Prepare Files and Make Gallery-Quality Prints at Nancy Ori Studio in Berkeley Heights, NJ.
Three of the same full-day workshops have already filled, but as of today (7/8/2008), some space remains for these two. For a full description of these full day workshops (limited to just five participants each), I’ve created a two page brochure with a full overview of the classes. You can download them below:
Sat., August 16th workshop (limited to five participants)
Mon., August 18th workshop (limited to five participants)
I hope to meet some of you there!
One of my favorite photo sites on the web is Photojojo.com. They have a great collection of tips, techniques and interesting photo-related products. The best way to keep them coming is to sign up for their twice monthly newsletter at photojojo.com.
I recently contributed a tip from my book, 301 Inkjet Tips and Techniques for their Earth Day article entitled: 10 Tips for Being a Greener Photographer. There is a lot of helpful advice there. The tip I contributed from the book covers recycling inkjet printers and cartridges.
Related Stories: NBC Universal, HP and Staples Make it Easy to Recycle Outdated Technology During Earth Week in New York City
–Great podcast by the folks at DL.TV with many suggestions for conserving energy and recycling Compact Fluorescent Bulbs.
Last year I reported on the Fine Art of Digital Printing Workshops with John Paul Caponigro and R. Mac Holbert on ImagingBuffet.com. This summer, the two are joining forces once again to conduct the “Fine Art of Digital Printing” workshop. The workshop will be offered on the East Coast and West Coast at the digital printing labs of Hallmark Institute of Photography in Turners Falls, Mass., July 20-25, and at the Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, Calif., Oct. 26-31.
I’ve learned so much from, and have been inspired over the last 10-15 years by the books, workshops, imagery and articles by John Paul Caponigro and R. Mac Holbert. They are both fantastic instructors, and I think that this is a great opportunity to learn about how to get images effectively and efficiently from digital camera capture or film, to the final printed page.
Here are a few quotes from John Paul Caponigro and R. Mac Holbert about the workshops: “Last year’s workshops were truly a success, providing attendees a unique opportunity to participate hands-on in an intimate setting,” said Caponigro, world-renowned digital artist. “We’re looking forward to expanding the reach of this year’s workshops to even more photographers at a conducive location on the East Coast.”
“Many elements impacted the overall success of last year’s workshops – the venue, technology, content, and the attendees themselves,” said Holbert, master printmaker and co-founder, Nash Editions. “Both the Brooks Institute and the Hallmark Institute provide ideal environments for photographers to expand their creative knowledge, helping us deliver a memorable and valuable experience for all attendees.”
This information from the press release describes the workshop pricing: “To ensure an intimate learning environment, the Fine Art of Digital Printing workshop is limited to 24 attendees. Valued at $1,995, this workshop is offered at an exclusive price of $1,495, thanks to the support provided by Epson. The fee includes all lab costs, complete access to the digital printing lab until 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, unlimited use of ink and media, plus materials and postage to properly ship any prints made during the workshop. In addition, catered lunches will be provided each day to allow attendees to maximize the amount of time they have with the instructors and in the digital labs.”
Last year’s workshop at Brooks Institute of Photography in CA sold out just a few days after it was announced. For more information, or to register for either workshop, visit www.thefineartofdigitalprinting.com.
On Sunday, March 30, 2008 from 10:00AM – 5:00PM I’ll be teaching a full-day workshop entitled The Portfolio and Fine-Art InkJet Print Workshop at Adorama Camera, 42 West 18th Street in New York City. I’m very excited about this class because each participant will walk away with at least one print from a pigment-based inkjet printer (Canon, Epson or HP). From many past experiences, this has been one of the best ways I’ve found to help others learn about how to print their photographs or other artwork. A few spaces still remain as of today (March 14), and the registration deadline for the Workshop is March 23. A full description of the class with information on how to register can be found here. If you are interested in future workshops, you can periodically check my teaching and workshop schedule on this page, and for private consulting via phone or in-person, feel free to contact me using the form on this page, or via phone at 732-742-0123.
I just received the February issue of Studio Photography magazine and I’m very pleased to have contributed an article in the issue on tips for getting better black and white inkjet prints. The magazine covers a lot of interesting and important topics for professional photographers, and you can subscribe, or just view the issue (or past issues) on imaginginfo.com. There is an easy-to-navigate interactive version which I like a lot (click on the screen shot below to go directly to the interactive magazine). The article is on page 34-36 and it’s partially excerpted from my book, 301 Inkjet Tips and Techniques.