TRAINING by Gerbie PabiloniaSay HEllo

Digital Arts photography 101

Experience a conceptual photoshoot and take your photography skills to the next level with a massive leap forward in the quality and creativity of your work and improve your visual intelligence dramatically through learning advanced composition and lighting techniques.

Level: Foundational
Location: https://macphersonstudio.com/
Date: 04 August 2018
Time: 10AM - 4:00PM
Fees: SGD 80
MODULE 01: STUDIO PHOTOSHOOT

·      Basic Equipment
·      Cameras & lenses
·      Working with simple studio lights
·      Use of light and shadow
·      Posing
·     Directing
·      Communicating with models

MODULE 02: POST PROCESSING

·     Image selection & organisation
·      Composition
·     Lighting and colour
·     Using the Mask Tool
·     Layers and blending modes
·      Blending with other backgrounds
·     Proper highlights and shadow techniques
·     Getting the correct colour temperature
·     Colour grading
·      Q&A

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PHOTO RETOUCHING

Learn how photographers use Adobe Photoshop CC. Go through  the most important aspects for creative retouching, using basic to advanced retouching tools.

Level: Foundational
Location: TBA
Date: 08 September 2018
Time: 1PM - 5:00PM
Fees: SGD 50

·      Overview of Photoshop’s interface, layouts & toolbars
·      Fundamentals of retouching
·      Improving colours and contrast using levels and curves
·      Improving facial definition with non-destructive dodge-and-burn
·      Sharpening techniques
·      Making proper selections
·      Using layers and masks
·      Removing unwanted elements and adding those you do want
·      Adding textured and colour overlays
·      Enhancing eyes, hair & teeth; softening the skin; etc.
·      Body styling using the liquify tool
·      Colour grading

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PHOTOGRAPHY 101

Learn the basic aspects of photography shooting fine art, commercial, documentary, and fashion projects using your own digital camera. Finish by doing your own personal project reflecting the photography genre in which you are most interested.

Level: Foundational
Location: TBA
Date: 06 October 2018
Time: 1PM - 5:00PM
Fees: SGD 50

MODULE 01: CAMERA FUNDAMENTALS
·      ​Introducing different photography genres
· ​     Basic equipment
· ​     The camera & lenses
· ​     Different shooting modes
· ​     Lens perspective and compression
· ​     White balance and colour temperature
· ​     Focusing (focus lock & focus modes)
· ​     Exposure (aperture, shutter speed, ISO)
· ​     Manual exposure
· ​     Composition and framing
· ​     The essentials of light control
· ​     Reducing camera shake
· ​     Natural light and the environment
· ​     Getting the moment and making it look good
· ​     Approaching subjects
· ​     Finding stories in your environment
· ​     Accessories and any additional gear
· ​     Equipment maintenance

MODULE 02: BASIC IMAGE EDITING 1
· ​     Basic digital workflow
· ​     Adobe Bridge
· ​     Adobe Photoshop
· ​     Adobe Camera Raw
· ​     JPEG vs. RAW
· ​     Photoshop menus, palettes & tools
· ​     Changing resolution & image size
· ​     Cropping, rotation & borders

MODULE 03: BASIC TOOLS
·      ​Layers / layer management  / styles / blending modes
·  .   ​Layer masks
· ​     Sharpening
· ​     Filters
· ​     Selection tools
· ​     Digital fill flash 
· ​     Liquifying techniques (to improve body shape)
· ​     Cloning stamp & healing tool
· ​     Curves and levels
· ​     Colour enhancement

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