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Master the Skills of Photography Printing in Dorset
09th - 10th July, 2024
£949.00 / £250.00 Deposit
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Printing is the pinnacle of the photographic process - the final, and many people believe, most satisfying step, but one that is so often missing in our Insta-book world. If you want to start printing at home, have been struggling with printing, or want to prepare images for a commercial printer then this workshop is for you. During this two-day workshop you will learn about the full printing process from two experienced and enthusiastic printers, Andy and Adrian. You will learn how to set up your computer, colour manage, interpret, edit and prepare your images before finally printing them on a range of papers and finishes.
Tags: Photography Printing Workshop | Master Photography Printing | Masterclass Printing Workshop
Photography Printing Workshop in Dorset
This workshop will mainly be based at The Springfield Hotel, just outside Wareham in Dorset. We will have mini print studio set up in a conference room with ample supplies of Fotospeed papers. Andy has a commercial print studio close by, in Swanage (Fine Art Inkorporated Ltd) and we will visit the studio to see the larger format printers, dry mounting equipment and canvas prints being produced, laminated and stretched.
We will also take advantage of the location to take some images which we can use during the workshop.
- Setting up your computer for printing
- Colour management & calibration
- Preparing images for printing using a range of tools
- Paper selection Soft-proofing
- Printing on a range of papers
- Print finishing options including laminating, framing, canvas and aluminium
Who Should attend and what to bring:
- This workshop is ideal for anyone who wants to start printing at home, have been struggling with printing or want to prepare images for a commercial printer. You should have some prior experience with editing tools such as Lightroom or Photoshop.
- You will need to bring: Your computer (PC or Mac – sorry no iPad’s!)
- You will need Lightroom and/or Photoshop
- Some images to work with but we also plan a dusk photo shoot. Don’t forget your camera gear!
Andy Farrer won Landscape Photographer of the Year in 2015 and has been a photographer for most of his career. For Andy, the capture of his images is the start of a journey where the processing is as important and enjoyable as the capture itself. Andy has always been very connected to the print aspect of photography, since seeing his first black & white print emerge in the developer in a camera club darkroom. Currently enjoying a 100% digital workflow, from capture to print, he still finds it as rewarding and even more consistent than his wet darkroom days. Andy now has a professional print studio near his home, which will be our base for this workshop.
Adrian Beasley has taught C&G Photography, Black & White developing & printing, Photoshop and Lightroom workshops for over 15 years and has been involved with computers since school. He spent his early years working and teaching darkroom techniques, progressing to his own large format digital printing system at the turn of the century! He has a very engaging and relaxed teaching style. Adrian is an ACE (Adobe Certified Expert).
Check-in at The Springfield Hotel is from 3pm on Monday 8th July and the workshop begins at 9am on Tuesday 9th, concluding in the afternoon of Wednesday 10th. We will be in touch to arrange a Monday night shoot in advance of the workshop for those interested.
Accommodation - single occupancy, 8 and 9 July 2024
Refreshments such as teas, coffees, lunch on both days
Prints on Fotospeed Paper
Tuition from Andy Farrer & Adrian Beasley
Travel to and from the venue
Meals not mentioned
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