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John Paul Caponigro and R. Mac Holbert to Offer Bicoastal Fine Art of Digital Printing Workshops

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.

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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.

A Few Spaces Remain for Upcoming Full-Day Workshop in New York City

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.