Jackie Kramer and Tony Sweet

Session description

B&W images can make a statement which yield powerful impact. Stories emerge as forms dance between light & shadow. Tony and Jackie will offer their insight into what constitutes ideal candidates for B&W in landscape & floral images, respectively. Follow along as they each demonstrate techniques for B&W conversion & creativity in post-processing using Lightroom, Photoshop, Nik, Luminar.

Then take a journey into the magical world of ICM which begins when the camera & maker conspire to create an image full of art & energy. Continue through post-processing with examples that will elucidate the thought process and techniques employed. You will leave with a yearning to pick up your camera & paint the world with movement that flows throughout your images.

What you will learn:

  • How to select good candidates for B&W
  • Editing techniques for classic & artsy looks
  • How to move your camera for pleasing ICM
  • Interpreting scenes & editing techniques

Gear needed: Macro lens (Regular or any Lensbaby optic); Short telephoto: 24-70mm/ 24-120mm range; Adobe Lightroom & Photoshop; Variable Neutral density/ Polarizer; Translucent Diffuser (20 – 22 inch)

Review session: Wednesday, September 2, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

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