Better Digital Printing

14 May 2016 - 15 May 2016

10:00 - 16:30

Bath HQ
Fenton House
122 Wells Road
Bath
United Kingdom
BA2 3AH

Tel:01225 325 733

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RPS Member£150.00 
Non RPS Member£175.00 

CANCELLED next date 8th & 9th October

BETTER DIGITAL PRINTING
Participants need some operational knowledge of Photoshop, but little understanding of non-destructive processing techniques.

  • Frustrated by inconsistent inkjet print quality
  • New to digital c-type workflow
  • Does not yet have the skills to problem solve print quality issues

Purpose of the session

  • To build client confidence in best practice use of Photoshop, printer software and paper
  • To establish the ground rules of colour management
  • To establish the principles of digital darkroom techniques
  • To produce eye-catching digital hand-prints
  • To build client enthusiasm for inkjet and digital c-type printing

Day 1 schedule

10.00 Welcome and outline of the day

Tutor presentation with hands-on examples of top-quality prints as a target

10.15 Setting-up your workstation

2x10 min Tutor presentation of underpinning knowledge
Colour profiles, Monitor calibration and Photoshop colour settings

11.00 Short coffee break

11.30 Non-destructive processing - contrast

2x10 min Tutor presentation of underpinning knowledge
Delegates work on sample files to set contrast and 'exposure'

12.30 Lunch

13.15 Non-destructive processing - colour

2x10 min Tutor presentation of underpinning knowledge
Delegates work on sample files to correct and enhance colour

14.30 Sizing up for output

2x10 min Tutor presentation of underpinning knowledge
Delegates work on sample file to set resolution, pixel dimensions, enlarge/ reduce and sharpening

15.30 Short coffee break

16.00 Using printer profiles

2x10 min Tutor presentation of underpinning knowledge
Delegate’s download, install and implement profiles

17.00 End

Day 2 schedule

10.00 Recap on yesterday’s session

10.15 Darkroom hand-printing techniques

2x10 min Tutor presentation of underpinning knowledge
Delegates work on sample files to achieve the hand-printed look

11.00 Short coffee break

11.30 Soft proofing

2x10 min Tutor presentation of underpinning knowledge
Delegates will use profiles to predict print quality, correct gamut issues.

12.30 Lunch

13.15 Digital C-type printing workflow

2x10 min Tutor presentation of underpinning knowledge
Using PrintSpace profiles, file preparation and upload

14.30 Printing out

Delegates prepare and print-out their individual projects with 1-1 tutor guidance.

16.00 Recap and review

16.30 End

What to Bring: please bring along 10 images that you would like to work on – if this is a problem don’t worry as the tutor has images you can use if you don’t have any.

Please also bring a packed lunch or use local amenities, there is a supermarket, coffee shop and delicatessen within walking distance  - tea and coffee is provided.

Times: 10am – 4.30pm

Address:The Royal Photographic Society, Fenton House, 122 Wells Road, Bath  BA2 3AH

Map: http://goo.gl/maps/XdVcI

Parking: There is no parking at the RPS on week days but there are spaces available in the surrounding streets.  At weekends you can park in the RPS car park which is accessed to the left of the building through a gateway.

Cancellation policy

Notice of Cancellation - Please inform us as soon as possible if you are unable to attend a course as it is not possible to refund any cancellation or transfer to another workshop less than 14 days prior to course start date. The Society reserves the right to cancel a workshop 7 days prior to its start date - please check your hotel and travel cancellation policy as this may be affected. If you are attending one of our workshops that involves a trip out please ensure you bring all weather clothing and protection for your camera.

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