GIA, GretagMacbeth and photoworkshop.com Announce "Picture Perfect Color" Seminar.
Akron, Ohio, April 28, 2006--The color experts at the GIA and GretagMacbeth have joined forces with photoworkshop.com to help photographers understand digital color control from input to output to creativity. The full-day training seminar will tour 21 cities in the US and Canada this May-October, with support from Canon USA, SanDisk, Apple, Hahnemühle, Nik Software, Adobe and Dynalite.
Balancing Art & Technology
“Photography demands both vision and technique,” said Rick Scrimger, North American Sales & Marketing Manager, GretagMacbeth Global Services. “We’ve brought together two photo experts to share best practices and latest technologies, while keeping a perspective on the creative.”
Phil Nelson is a professional landscape photographer and strong proponent of a color-managed digital workflow. As a GretagMacbeth Color Expert he has helped hundreds of photographers and printers improve their color. Phil will explain the complex concepts around color management and make them easy to understand and apply to camera, scanner, image editing, display, proofing and final output:
- Digital basics & ICC color management
- Options for RAW processing
- Apple Aperture and Adobe Lightroom
- Setting up Adobe Photoshop & Bridge
- Getting accurate color on screen
- Matching color to photographic printers
As a special feature, internationally-known fashion/beauty and fine art photographer Robert Farber will also demonstrate his approach to lighting and creative control with a studio setup and model:
-Making digital look like film
- Lighting techniques
- Working with models
- Image marketing
Registration: Visit http://www.graphintel.com/ppc for online registration, complete agenda, venue details and instructor bios, or call toll-free 888.439.4403 to speak with seminar coordinators and register by phone. Early Bird Discount: Register by May 19th using coupon code ”peacock”and save $50!
Columbus - May 16
Boston - May 23
New York - May 25
Nashville - June 1
Washington DC - June 6
Atlanta - June 8
Kansas City - June 13
Dallas - June 15
Seattle - June 27
Los Angeles - June 29
Toronto - September 12
Minneapolis - September 14
Philadelphia - September 19
Detroit - September 21
Chicago - October 5
Miami - October 10
Charlotte - October 12
Houston - October 17
Denver - October 19
San Francisco - October 24
Vancouver - October 26
What Attendees Receive
For $399, attendees receive a full day (9am-5pm) of seminar instruction, live demonstrations, lunch and our Photographic Color Toolkit. The kit includes the original GretagMacbeth ColorChecker camera target, the official 2006 DIMA Shootout printer target and digital reference file, a full-color presentation workbook, our "Need to Know: Color" manual, workflow tip sheets, an eLearning CD, free product samples and discounts from our sponsors.
Who Should Attend:
- Photographers looking to maximize their investment in digital technologies
- Photo assistants and serious amateur photographers
- Photo labs, print service providers and digital service bureaus
- Anyone transitioning to digital
GretagMacbeth is a worldwide technological leader of color management solutions for graphic arts, photography, digital imaging, paints, plastics, apparel, textiles and automotive, among other industries. The company, part of Amazys Holding AG headquartered in Regensdorf, Switzerland, maintains offices in the Americas, Europe and Asia and is an ISO-9001 certified company.
About GIA / GretagMacbeth Global Services
GretagMacbeth Global Services offers color services worldwide, including customized on-site training, hands-on classroom workshops, traveling seminars, online webinars and rich media eLearning. Global Services also offers many levels of support including live Help Center, online Color Knowledge Center, equipment service and certification, media testing and custom profiling.
Photoworkshop.com is an interactive online community for beginning, intermediate and professional photographers. Unique 3D environments offer hours of informative video and audio tutorials, in additional to product learning centers featuring Canon, Adobe, Gretagmacbeth, SanDisk and PPA.
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