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COLOR MANAGED WORKFLOW FOR DIGITAL PRINT (JUNE 25-27, 2018)

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https://www.booksmartstudio.com/?tribe_events=color-managed-workflow-for-digital-print-june-25-27-2018

Overview

If you are new or relatively inexperienced to using a color managed digital imaging workflow, this workshop may appeal to you. Do you struggle with getting the image on your monitor match the prints that you make? If so this workshop will help you investigate the important procedures required to go from capture to print. Participants will receive hands-on and practical instruction necessary for setting-up and utilizing a color-managed workflow which is integral to managing files from capture to final output. Hands-on experiences with personal files using the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. Participants will walk away with a broad and extensive knowledge of contemporary practices for workflow and required steps to achieve greater control of practices leading to desired outcomes.

Participants will Learn

What a color-managed workflow is and why it is important?
How to get a print to match what is observed on the monitor.
What hardware and software tools are required to manage digital color.
How to create and use color profiles.
The language of color management and associated terminology.
How to create full tone color and/or black and white prints from digital files.
How to choose the proper substrates for your artistic vision.
How to choose the correct digital printing technology for your budget ad artwork.
Controls/Techniques utilized in every step of the process for complete control of your workflow.
A complete experience with a wide variety of hardware tools, cameras, spectrophotometers, printers, scanners, substrates, etc.
Techniques for finishing your prints for proper display.

Program Outline

General overview of Color Management
Defining color various spaces … capture to output, a comparison.
Using and recording accurate color, color checkers, camera raw, etc.
Monitor calibration and profiling
Scanning and color
Projector profiles
Color settings in Photoshop & Lightroom
Printer profiles, generic and custom. Where do they live?
Profiling tools for custom printer profiles
Custom printer profiles
File Formats & Archiving Techniques
Print Technologies
Inkjet printers
Inkjet Paper Discussion
Alternative printing media
Preparing images for print
Black point, white point
Test print, evaluating your image
Optimize image for print, plug-ins.
Printing considerations
Driver settings
Printer Maintenance (Nozzle checks, Platen gap)
Avoiding paper
B&W Printing
Finishing Techniques
Creating work in editions & Archival Qualities
Questions and further study

 

Who Should Attend

Educators, Photographers, and others who want – or need to – learn how to manage color images from the stage of initial capture to output.

Special Program Features

Participants should bring their own digital images, slides, negatives, or other relevant document enabling a richer experience in the making of inkjet prints on a variety of printers and papers, up to 44″ wide.

Instructor Bios

Eric Kunsman

Eric T. Kunsman is a photographer, educator and book artist from Rochester, New York. Eric is currently a Lecturer for the Arts & Imaging Studies Department in the National Technical Institute for the Deaf and also teaches in the School of Photographic Arts & Sciences. He was formerly an Assistant Professor at Mercer County Community College where he was also the coordinator of the photography program. He has nationally taught workshops, lectured on digital printing. Eric holds his MFA in Book Arts/Printmaking from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, and holds an MS in Electronic Publishing/Graphic Arts Media, BS in Biomedical Photography, BFA in Fine Art photography all from the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York. He currently owns Booksmart Studio, which is a fine art digital printing studio specializing in numerous techniques and services for photographers and book artists.

 

Registration info http://www.rit.edu/cias/photoworkshops/courses.php

Fall Workshop Schedule

Fall is coming! You know what that means… Workshops! This fall we have an entire lineup of workshops in the making for you to attend.

 

September 11, 2010 Metal Printing Workshop (1 day) This is a one-day workshop for printing on Booksmart Fine Art metals. The workshop will discuss printing & finishing techniques many of our customers have utilized.

September 16th- October 14th (Thursday nights)- Digital Imaging 101 (5 days) Topics that will be included are Photoshop preferences, tools, layers, tonal & color correction techniques, image workflow, and file basics.

September 25, 2010- Digital Darkroom Workshop (1 day) The workshop will teach you how to apply the techniques digitally that one used in either a B&W or color darkroom.

October 20, 2010- Intro to Fine Art Inkjet Papers (1 day) FREE! This workshop will help your decide what the best inkjet paper is for your work.

October 23rd-24th- Fine Art of Digital Printing (2 days) This workshop will cover the many controls we have for creating fine art digital prints

October 23rd- 24th 2010- Print to the Bookshelf: Bookbinding (2 days) This workshop will teach artist several methods for binding books with an emphasis on traditional binding techniques. A few hours will be designated towards discussing alternative binding structures.

November 6, 2010- Metal Printing Workshop (1 day) This is a one-day workshop for printing on Booksmart Fine Art metals. The workshop will discuss printing & finishing techniques many of our customers have utilized.

November 20, 2010- Nik Software Workshop (1 day) Learn about Nik Software’s latest photo enhancement plug-ins and filters for Photoshop, Aperture and Lightroom with former Nik Software Product Specialist, Sean Dyroff.

November 21, 2010- Black and White Digital Printing Workshop (1 day) This workshops will teach you the different controls and options for creating B&W prints that rival the quality of silver gelatin prints.

Just go to www.booksmartstudio.com/store/workshops-classes and sign up for any or all of these workshops today!

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New Fine Art of B&W Digital Printing Workshop- July31st-August1st, 2010

Booksmart Studio is pleased to present another Digital Printing workshop – the Fine Art of B&W Printing workshop…

 

FINE ART OF BLACK & WHITE DIGITAL PRINTING

© Eric Kunsman, Fine Art of B&W Printing Workshop @ Booksmart Studio

 

Creating B&W prints with the various ink technology available.

 

This workshop will teach you the different controls and options for creating B&W prints that rival the quality of silver gelating prints. Ink technologies that will be covered are: Epson Ultrachrome & Epson K3. Control for each of these products will be the main focus of the workshop. Participants should bring files that are ready for printing.

Topics will also include various methods for controlling the aesthetic print quality. Techniques covered are similar to those one applied in the darkroom, such as but not limited to: dodging & burning, contrast control, and tonal control.

Fees: $550.00 plus $50 for supplies (paper & ink)
Enrollment: (5) MacIntosh users & (2) PC users

Location: Booksmart Studio, 250 North Goodman Street, Rochester, NY 14607

Register for the Workshop on a Mac

Register for the Workshop on a PC

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Nik Software Workshop– July 10, 2010

Learn about Nik Software’s latest photo enhancement plug-ins and filters for Photoshop, Aperture and Lightroom with former Nik Software Product Specialist, Sean Dyroff.

Sean worked for Nik Software for several years and played a major role in the development of every current major Nik Software plug-in including Dfine 2.0, Viveza 2, Color Efex Pro 3.0, Silver Efex Pro, and Sharpener Pro 3.0. He also created many of the educational materials related to the plug-ins while traveling the country to teach photographers about the newest releases of the plug-ins and how the integrate into different photographic workflows.

Nik Software Workshop Topics

• Dfine 2.0— A thorough look at how to reduce noise and maintain photographic detail
• Viveza 2.0—Using Color Control Points to make enhancements and adjustments in no time
• Advanced Viveza 2.0—Using Control Point Groups to control several areas at once
• Color Efex Pro 3.0—Getting the most out of all 52 filters in the Color Efex Pro 3.0 Complete Edition to bring the most out of your images
• Silver Efex Pro—The ins and outs of Silver Efex Pro – everything you could ever want to know about Silver Efex Pro and more… from the guy that wrote the product
• Sharpener Pro 3.0—Sharpening your images for print, web or the lab
• The Entire Workflow—Putting it all together, Sean will go over how and when to incorporate the plug-ins together to edit an image from start to finish

Cost for Workshop

$125/person for the 5-hour workshop

Date of the Workshop

July 10th  2010
10am – 4pm (1 hour for lunch)

 

Registration for Workshop

Please register for the workshop here: Register for Nik Software Workshop

Fine Art of B&W Printing, March 20th-21st, 2010— $600.00

FINE ART OF B&W PRINTING, MARCH 20TH-21ST, 2010

$600.00

Fine Art of B&W Printing, March 20th-21st, 2010 - Mac User

Creating B&W prints with the various ink technology available.

This workshops will teach you the different controls and options for creating B&W prints that rival the quality of silver gelating prints. Learn to optimize your B&W printing workflow with control you never had in the darkroom. Participants will leanr to control every aspect of printing digitally to produce gallery quality exhibition prints.

Ink technologies that will be covered are: Epson Ultrachrome & Epson K3, Canon Lucia, & HP Vivera inks. Control for each of these products will be the main focus of the workshop. Participants should bring files that are ready for printing.

Topics will also include various methods for controlling the aesthetic print quality. Techniques covered are similar to those one applied in the darkroom, such as but not limited to: dodging & burning, contrast control, and tonal control.

 

Fees: $550.00 plus $50 for supplies (paper & ink)
Enrollment: (5) MacIntosh users & (2) PC users 

Location: Booksmart Studio, 250 North Goodman Street, Rochester, NY 14607

To register please click here

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Booksmart Studio & Lumiere Photo Partner to Offer Digital Workshops.

Workshop Partnership in Rochester, NY

Booksmart Studio in conjunction with Lumiere Photo has announced a series of digital hands-on workshops & educational presentations. Topics range from the pixel to digital printing to making the artist book. 

Digital technology changes so frequently that it is hard to keep pace while creating your artwork. Booksmart Lumiere Workshops has created a venue that will assist professionals and avid amateurs to update their digital knowledge facilitating the creation of art.

Booksmart Studio and Lumiere Photo have teamed up to bring clarity and integrity to digital image making, offering a balance of solutions for every type of digital image-maker from the amateur to the professional.

 • Lumiere Photo offers a full spectrum of products from archival materials to digital supplies and services including high quality capture techniques, wide-format digital printing, short-run artist book production, & digital workflow solutions. 

 •  Booksmart Studio offers digital imaging workshops, color management support, digital workflow solutions, consulting, and fine edition book arts.

This collaboration allows for a full-range of book publishing services ranging from ISBN registration to distribution. The Booksmart Lumiere workshops enable image-makers the option of creating a handbound, one-of-a-kind book to a short run production edition.

By |November 19th, 2005|Categories: News, Workshops by Eric Kunsman|Comments Off on Booksmart Studio & Lumiere Photo Partner to Offer Digital Workshops.

Booksmart Studio & Lumiere Photo partner to offer digital workshops

Workshop Partnership in Rochester, NY

 Workshop partnership

Booksmart Studio in conjunction with Lumiere Photo has announced a series of digital hands-on workshops & educational presentations. Topics range from the pixel to digital printing to making the artist book.

Digital technology changes so frequently that it is hard to keep pace while creating your artwork. Booksmart Lumiere Workshops has created a venue that will assist professionals and avid amateurs to update their digital knowledge facilitating the creation of art.

Booksmart Studio and Lumiere Photo have teamed up to bring clarity and integrity to digital image making, offering a balance of solutions for every type of digital image-maker from the amateur to the professional.

• Lumiere Photo offers a full spectrum of products from archival materials to digital supplies and services including high quality capture techniques, wide-format digital printing, short-run artist book production, & digital workflow solutions.

•  Booksmart Studio offers digital imaging workshops, color management support, digital workflow solutions, consulting, and fine edition book arts.

This collaboration allows for a full-range of book publishing services ranging from ISBN registration to distribution. The Booksmart Lumiere workshops enable image-makers the option of creating a handbound, one-of-a-kind book to a short run production edition.

By |November 19th, 2005|Categories: News, Workshops by Eric Kunsman|Comments Off on Booksmart Studio & Lumiere Photo partner to offer digital workshops

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