There are a variety of exciting classes at City College of San Francisco (CCSF) PHOTO this Summer! We are opening our entire facility to enrolled PHOT students, studios, darkrooms, digital labs and printers, equipment etc. Check out these classes for only $46 a unit for CA residents. Whether you are a student planning to transfer… Read More Photo Summer in the City
I recently returned home from the College Art Associations (CAA) Annual conference in Los Angeles, CA. It was a week chocked full of engaging talks, workshops and gallery/museum visits. As I recalled from my attendance 10 years prior – the talks often consisted of reading papers that IMHO contain too much “art speak” for a verbal delivery. … Read More Art Speak
Each semester, the CCSF photography department hosts a one unit college lecture series called “PH52 Photographers and Their Images” where Professional photographers present and discuss their work in technical and aesthetic terms, a unique opportunity for students to learn about notable photographers and discuss topics in a question and answer format. Some lectures may be viewed on… Read More CCSF Photography Online Lecture Archive
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?
Today my Intermediate Photoshop (P60B) class at CCSF worked on merged images using the “merge to panoramic” tools in Photoshop. See the video.… Read More Tutorial: Retouching A Stitched Panoramic
Erika Gentry of the City College of San Francisco Photography Department faculty was awarded the Dean Collins Educator Scholarship to attend Photoshop World Boston in early April. She was nominated for the award by her students. The scholarship honors the legacy of Photoshop educator Dean Collins and is awarded annually to one high school or… Read More Gentry Wins Scholarship to Photoshop World