Recently, the Photography Department at CCSF in San Francisco met with its Board of Industry Advisors. We asked one of our Advisor’s and CCSF alumni, Samantha Cooper, now Senior Photo Editor, Platforms at WIRED – “what’s new”? She responded by saying “the cinemagraph is in high demand” and that photographers need to understand how to… Read More Not Still – The Cinemagraph
Recently, a freelance photographer friend of mine brought the mobile app and desktop site “BLINK” to my attention. This app, which works a bit like Airbnb – allows subscribers to find and hire photographers based on their location. As a matter of fact – in the very few months I’ve been a subscriber I have… Read More “Blink” Your New Virtual Photography Agent?
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Today in my CCSF PHOTO class Intermediate Photoshop – my students and I explored the frequency separation technique as part of a lab module on retouching. This is part of a series of lab modules implemented to build the skills that they’ll need to complete the below creative assignment “Before and After”. With frequency separation – an… Read More Assignment: Before & After / Tutorial: Frequency Separation
Here is an updated printing video to print in color and BW to an inkjet printer from Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC.
Teaching students photoshop is a challenge, especially while trying to get across technical information and cultivate creativity. Today we completed a tech primer in preparation for the assignment “Creative Curves” and I recorded the demonstration. I’ve posted the assignment below for my colleagues as well as the practice lab and accompanying file for anyone who’d like to follow along. Happy image… Read More Assignment: Creative Curves
Ever wonder how Photoshop decided to name its’ tools? Traditional Darkroom guru Konrad Eek tells us all about it. Want to take a darkroom or digital class? Join us in SF! http://www.ccsf.edu/photo