Posts tagged "Events and Workshops"

June 13, 2014

Photo Romania Festival

I wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who worked so hard to make my experience at Photo Romania so memorable. I know that making a festival run smoothly is no small task and you all accomplished it with agility and grace. With every little detail taken care of, I was able to thoroughly  enjoy the event, meet a whole new group of friends and bring back wonderful memories and photographs  of not only Cluj-Napoca but also Bucharest, Brasov, and Sighisoara.

For now, here are a few of the images that I have posted via Instagram, I’m sure that I’ll be using the rest of my images in future tips, tricks, and tutorials!

Romania01_lrI really hope to see you at the festival again next year!

 

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April 21, 2014

Lightroom and Photoshop – a Full Day of Training in Texas!

The wonderful folks at Texas School have invited me to give a full day seminar on Lightroom and Photoshop on Saturday April 26, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the InterContinental Hotel and Conference Center in Dallas TX. Here are more detailed descriptions of topics:

9am – 12pm – Lightroom 5 – Insider Secrets!

Join Adobe’s Principal Evangelist, Julieanne Kost as she demonstrates the astounding capabilities of Lightroom’s Develop module. Julieanne will reveal tools that will help you enhance, refine and add stylistic effects to your images using both global and local non-destructive image adjustments. You will learn how to increase your productivity by creating custom default processing settings, using camera and lens profiles, and saving presets in order to to quickly apply these effects to multiple images. If you’re looking for increased efficiency in your post processing workflow, then this is a seminar you can’t afford to miss! Plus, Julieanne will share her top 10 tipis and tricks for automating Lightroom across all of the modules – from import to delivery of final files for clients.

1pm – 4pm – Photoshop CC – The Creative Composite

Somewhere between the decisive moment and moving pictures lies the world of digital compositing – where multiple images captured at different times layer together to create a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts. In this seminar you will learn what’s needed to create a successful composite and how to reinforce the visual narrative using the right components. Julieanne will demonstrate  flexible and productive ways to organize, construct and manage multiple images in a single document using layers, masking, blend modes, opacity, layer groups, clipping masks, knockout  effects, layer styles and advanced blending options.

Click here to register. The price is $47.00 per person.

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April 3, 2014

Photoshop CC: The Creative Composite at Santa Fe Workshops July 13 – July 18, 2014

I’m excited to be returning to the fabulous Santa Fe Workshops this year to teach a 5 day workshop on Photoshop CC: The Creative Composite!

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Course Description: Somewhere between the decisive moment of still photography and the time compression offered by moving pictures lies the world of digital compositing—a place where multiple images captured at different times are layered together to create a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts. During our five days together, Julieanne helps you discover how to transform concepts and ideas into images. You master the tools used in compositing, including layers and masking, blend modes, adjustment layers, the properties panel, opacity, and clipping paths. Then you take these concepts to the next level using Smart Objects and Smart Filters, making complex selections using channels and the pen tool, and creating knockout layer effects using advanced blending options, clipping masks, Layer Groups, and the Refine Edge command.

Mornings are dedicated to instruction, with time set aside in the afternoon for you to work on your own images. This is the chance for you to reinforce your understanding of techniques applicable to your photography and engage in individual critique sessions. Using the most flexible, non-destructive editing process imaginable, Julieanne combines creative inspiration with image-manipulation techniques to help you rediscover your enthusiasm and unleash your potential.

I hope you will be able to join us! Click here for more information about the class, and to view the entire Santa Fe Workshops calendar, click here.

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February 21, 2014

Photoshop and Lightroom Training Opportunities

The next few weeks are going to be jammed pack with opportunities to learn Photoshop and Lightroom including:

February 24 – 28  | creativeLIVE Photoshop Week  |  San Francisco, CA and Live Broadcast. 12 instructors, 5 days, over 30 classes!

March 3-6 | WPPI  |  Las Vegas, NV.  Use promo code WPPISpeaker and receive $75 off a Full Conference Pass. 

March 6-9 | Society for Photographic Education  |  Baltimore, MD. Collaborative Exchanges: Photography in Dialogue. Join the conversation as the 51st gathering of SPE celebrates the power of community and social exchange to propel new thinking in photographic practice. 

March 9-12  |  ADIM Conference  |  Boulder, CO. Invest in your future, upgrade your skills and have an INSANE amount of fun with Russell Brown Registration includes a free one year subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud (or a one-year extension if you already subscribe, a $600 value). 

April 8-10 | Photoshop World, Atlanta, GA  |  Need I say more? It’s the Photoshop Guys that you know and love!

April 26  |  Texas School, Dallas, TX  |  This one-day Lightroom and Photoshop Intensive is an excellent way to warm up for a week long class!

June 2-8  |  Sedona PhotoFest  |  Your gateway to the arts, located in beautiful, Sedona, AZ

 

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February 18, 2014

“The Art of Photoshop Compositing” Now Live on lynda.com!

I’m really excited to announce that my new class: The Art of Photoshop Compositing is now live  on www.lynda.com! 

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“Join Julieanne Kost as she walks you through her creative thought process and explains how she transforms concepts and raw images into entirely new works of art using Adobe Photoshop. Discover how to select the images you need to create a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts. Master the tools used in compositing, including adjustment layers, masking, blending, and Smart Objects, so that the technology doesn’t get in the way of expressing your creative vision. Learn how to adjust scale and perspective and manipulate texture and focus to help viewers temporarily suspend their disbelief long enough to enter your world.”

Topics include:

  • What makes a good composite?
  • Refining your story
  • Composing using the basic principles of design
  • Customizing your Photoshop workspace
  • Preparing elements from your source images
  • Adjusting color, tone, balance, and perspective
  • Mastering the Pen tool
  • Unifying with texture, focus, leading lines, and structure

I look forward to hearing your feedback!

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June 11, 2013

Katrin Eismann, Scott Kelby and Julieanne Kost in NYC

I hope you’ll join Katrin, Scott and me for the B & H Adobe Lightroom Digital Photography Summit this Monday June 17th, 2013! This event will be located at the Javits center  from 9:30 – 5:30. For details and registration, click here.

And don’t feel left out – if you don’t live in or near NY, you can still join us via the Digital Summit Live Stream.

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May 5, 2013

An Interview with Tom Hogarty on The Grid

On this episode of The Grid, Scott and Matt are joined by Tom Hogarty from Adobe, who gave us a sneak peek of processing RAW photos on a tablet! Using a prototype version of a possibly upcoming app on his iPad 2, he demonstrated the ability to edit RAW photos using Lightroom-like capabilities such as Highlights, Shadows, Exposure, Contrast, and more. He also discussed cloud synchronization with the edits made on tablets back to your computer.”

And here is a very interesting followup article by Jonny Evans.

 

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April 23, 2013

MAX – The Creativity Conference

I can’t believe that MAX- The Creativity Conference is right around the corner! I hope you can join us May 4-8th in Los Angeles, CA where you will have the opportunity to hear from some of the top names in digital imaging (including Greg Gorman and Cory Rich), as they share what inspires them, how they keep evolving, and how they make the most of every project. In addition, there are over 300 seminars and hands-on labs to attend and participate in.

AND a one year Creative Cloud membership is included with your conference pass!

View the entire MAX session catalog here.

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April 12, 2013

Photographers Ignite Now On-line

For the past 5 years, Kevin Kubota has been hosting “Photographer’s Ignite” at WPPI. The format is such that each speaker is given 5 minutes to present a topic using 20 slides – which automatically advance every 15 seconds. I can tell you, it was an educational and informative experience! In case you weren’t able to attend in person, Kevin has posted video of all of the speakers here.

 

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March 22, 2013

Photoshop and the Creative Composite at the Santa Fe Workshops June 26 – 29, 2013

I’m excited to be returning to the fabulous Santa Fe Workshops this year to teach a 4 day workshop on Photoshop and The Creative Composite!

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Somewhere between the decisive moment of still photography and the time compression offered by moving pictures lies the world of digital compositing—a place where multiple images captured at different times are layered together to create a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts. During our four days together, Julieanne helps you discover how to transform concepts and ideas into images. You master the tools used in compositing, including layers and masking, blend modes, adjustment layers, the properties panel, opacity, and clipping paths. Then you take these concepts to the next level using Smart Objects and Smart Filters, making complex selections using channels and the pen tool, and creating knockout layer effects using advanced blending options, clipping masks, Layer Groups, and the Refine Edge command.

Mornings are dedicated to instruction, with time set aside in the afternoon for you to work on your own images. This is the chance for you to reinforce your understanding of techniques applicable to your photography and engage in individual critique sessions. Using the most flexible, non-destructive editing process imaginable, Julieanne combines creative inspiration with image-manipulation techniques to help you rediscover your enthusiasm and unleash your potential. 

I hope you will be able to join us! Click here for more information about the class, and to view the entire Santa Fe Workshops calendar, click here.

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February 14, 2013

Adobe Create Now Tour – Live from the UK!

Richard Curtis and the Adobe team in the United Kingdom will be running a series of webinars including one on “Photoshop, Photoshop Touch and Creative Cloud for Photographers” on the 28th of February.

It’s part of a larger series that both Photographers and Designers will certainly find useful. Click here for more information about the entire range of webinars coming up soon!

 

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November 2, 2012

The Adobe Eclipse Tour

Russell Preston Brown and I set off this weekend for the Adobe Eclipse Tour! We’ll be stopping in Korea, Singapore and Australia for a full day of Photoshop and Lightroom training. Click the links below for more information.

November 6 – Korea

November 9 – Singapore

November 20 – Sydney

 

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October 19, 2012

Photo Plus Expo is Almost Here!

PhotoPlus Expo is just around the corner and I’m busy preparing my seminar and hands-on class this afternoon. My first seminar is on Thursday morning October 25th from 8:45 – 11:45 where I’ll be discussing The Photographer’s Workflow: Using Lightroom 4 and Photoshop CS6 to Accelerate Processing and Improve your Photos. We’re going to cover everything from presets and templates to batch processing with droplets and variables. It’s sure to be an action packed 3 hours!

If you’re a beginner to Lightroom, and want some hands on experience, then be sure to join me on Saturday morning, October 27th from 8:45 – 10:45 to learn the Fundamentals of Lightroom. We’ll discover the best way to view, sort and make collections of  your photographs, correct tone and color to enhance and add stylistic effects  and then share them with others via online and in print.

I hope to see you at the Javits Convention Center in New York City!

Click here for more information about Photo Plus Expo.

 

 

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October 15, 2012

Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop

If you’re in NYC, be sure to schedule some time to see the new exhibit “Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art – October 11, 2012–January 27, 2013.

 

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April 13, 2012

A Full Day of Lightroom and Photoshop Training in Dallas TX!

Just a reminder that I will be at the InterContinental Hotel and Conference Center in Dallas TX on Saturday April 28, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. From 10am – 1:00pm we’ll talk about how to “Revitalize your workflow with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4”, and from 2:00 – 5:00 we’ll cover Photoshop Techniques for Photographers.

This seminar is open to the public for $97 . If you’re already registered for Texas School then you can attend the seminar for only $47! Click here for the Texas School schedule to find out more information as well as see the list of incredible photography instructors  that will be training all week. I hope to see you there!

 

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