Capture ~ Process ~ Print: One Day Online Workshop - June 25, 2023

Capture ~ Process ~ Print
One Day Online Photography Workshop

Date: June 25, 2023
Online Via Zoom - you will receive an invitation, link & passcode 72 hours in advance of class
10am — 6pm (Eastern Standard Time)
* This class will be recorded and participants will receive the full recorded session.


Looking to take your photography to the next level? Wanting to know what some of the secrets are to getting amazing landscape images? Are you looking to refine your image development? If so, this class will be a great investment!

The class is broken down into three sections, Capture ~ Process ~ Print. Joe will cover all three of these essential aspects of photography and share with you his philosophies and techniques for capturing amazing images, processing them to perfection and his printing techniques.

Class Schedule:

Session One (10am-12pm): Capture: In this two hour lecture Joe will be sharing many landscape images and discussing the behind the image details, where, why and how. Each image represents some challenges for the photographer and how to overcome the technical aspects of capturing them. Joe will also be discussing use of light, composition and creating personal style in your own work.

Session Two (1pm-3pm): Process: Next we will take a deep dive into Joe's development in both Adobe Lightroom & Photoshop. Joe will be discussing how to properly set white balance, apply profiles, maximize dynamic range, enhance fine details, color grade images, add and enhance saturation and color in a natural yet dramatic fashion, use masking and local adjustments to balance tone and color and set contrast values.

We will after about an hour of instruction in Lightroom move into Photoshop where Joe will share some of his favorite techniques for polishing the image to perfection including dodging & burning, clarity and dehaze adjustments, enhancing dramatic skies, painting with color and more.

Session three (4pm-5pm): Print: In this one hour session Joe will discuss all the aspects of setting up images for prints including selecting a printer, papers, ICC profiles, soft proofing, image sharpening, and settings for the perfect inkjet print.

Closing Session (5pm-6pm): Questions/Discussion: Participants will be able to ask follow up questions over the course of the hour on any of the topics covered in the three presentations.

Topics Covered:

  • Composition
  • Use of natural light
  • Understanding exposure/creative exposure
  • Depth-of-field and focus stacking
  • Filters for creative effect
  • RAW photo development
  • Working with Masks & selective adjustments in Lightroom
  • Adding color & saturation
  • Detail sharpening/noise reduction
  • Cropping & aspect ratio's
  • Dodging & Burning
  • Luminosity Masks
  • Painting with color
  • Exposure blending
  • ICC profiles & soft proofing
  • Setting up for Fine Art Inkjet Prints