Digital Darkroom Masterclass
Digital Darkroom Masterclass
October 22 - 27, 2018
6-Day Photographic Mentoring Workshop
Wester Ross, Scottish Highlands
This workshop is a 50 / 50 split between field work (making images in the surrounding Wester Ross highland landscape) and Digital Darkroom Editing / image interpretation techniques carried out in a studio environment.
During our time together we will be based in the north west of the Scottish highlands in the beautiful area of Wester Ross.
Please note: This workshop is not about learning a software application. Instead, its aim is to teach you how to interpret your work with the skills you have.
Informal Small Group Setting
Bruce likes to run his photography-workshops in a friendly, intimate group setting. This trip has a maximum group size of six.
Unlike a lot of workshops with up to 12 or 16 people on them, running with a smaller number allows everyone to have space in which to photograph. It also means more quality time for Bruce with each participant.
Learning to 'see' whilst out making images is a pretty important skill to work on during any workshop, but the art of 'seeing' shouldn't just stop at the point of capture.
Learning to 'see' is an extremely valuable asset whilst editing your work.
What we do with our work, how we manipulate it, should come from a strong understanding of tonal and colour relationships within the image, as well as your own personal vision.
This workshop teaches you to see themes, patterns and relationships within your images. We will also cover how to use these as cues to take your editing in a particular direction.
Required Fitness Level
Most locations are close to the vehicle. But you should be able to walk for up to 20 minutes up & down slopes and over uneven and boggy ground with your tripod and backpack.
There are some rocky beaches so you should be confident moving around a rocky terrain.
What's included• Transportation from/to Inverness
• 5-nights dinner, bed & breakfast
• 4 days tuition in field and studio environments
• Personal use of Apple iMac
• Tonal Relationships e-Book
• Fast-Track to Photoshop e-Book
Photoshop CS Experience Required
This workshop has a focus on image interpretation techniques in the digital darkroom. It is expected that you are reasonably familiar (but not an expert) of Photoshop CS. Particuarly Layers / Curves and Masks to get the most out of this workshop. Photoshop Elements is not suitable for this course.
Please Note: The focus of this workshop is to teach you image interpretation skills. The focus is not on teaching you Photoshop CS, although you may pick up some new skills while on the course.
Payment TermsInitial Depost of £448 Required to secure your booking.
Cancellation PolicyThe deposit should be regarded as non-refundable, as we have to pay a deposit to our 3rd party suppliers (hotels, studio spaces, tour operators, guides, etc.) in advance to guarantee the services we have booked on your behalf. In the event of a cancellation initiated by you, should there be any costs that are refundable, we will do our utmost to make a refund to you. All cancellations incur a £250 administrative fee (deducted from any refund) for covering the resources involved in the refilling process
Final BalanceThe final balance is due 3 months prior to trip departure.
Your space is only secured if payment is made on time. We reserve the right to cancel your space if we cannot get in touch with you or your final payment is past due.
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