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The Master Print with Natasha Calzatti - LA

Samys Photo School Los Angeles

Saturday, August 16, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PDT)

The Master Print with Natasha Calzatti - LA

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This workshops will cover what you need to know to make the finest digital prints from your digital camera files.  From exposure to adjustment/optimization, to choosing the right paper.  Examples of different fine-art papers will be shown to make the best possible prints.  And beyond the technical details, you will learn ways to make your images stronger and more compelling.

Students will leave this course with a gallery quality fine art print of their own work. Printed from the Epson 4900 printer or the new Canon Pro-1.

This course will cover:

  • Workflow for the master file concept using Photoshop
  • Using Adobe Camera Raw and or Lightroom
  • Getting the most of our your digital capture
  • What to do in Lightroom—and what to save for Photoshop
  • Photoshop selection tools—tips and techniques 
  • Setting density and color balance
  • Retouching, burning, and dodging
  • Using Smart-sharpening techniques
  • Black-and-White conversion
  • Using color management to insure consistent results from monitor to final print
  • Final print critique: What makes an effective print?
  • Presentation:  Archival methods of mounting and matting digital prints


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Intermediate: Attendee should be Mac or PC computer literate and understand basic Lightroom such as importing and Develop module or Photoshop tools, such as: QuickSelection, lasso, clone, healing brush and layers.  Mac computers are used in our lab. You may email any questions to edu@samys.com.

This class takes place in our state of the art computer lab where each student is assigned a brand new 27-inch iMac 2.7GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i5 equipped with an Intuos graphics tablet. You do not need to bring a laptop. 


  • Students are encouraged but not required to bring their own images 10-20 images. All files should be RAW or JPEG. Bring a flash drive to hold the images above.

PARKING and LOCATION: Los Angeles - Limited parking is available at Samy’s Camera Store parking lot: 431 S. Fairfax Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90036 (entrance is on Drexel Ave.)
When you arrive please do the following:
- Pull all the way up to the wall or park behind someone and make sure to park within the lines. A parking attendant is usually on duty to help you.  Space is limited and tandem parking is necessary so everyone is able to park free of charge. If you are unwilling to tandem park, please find parking elsewhere.
- Please do not block spaces by parking far from the wall or double parking. (Spaces for larger vehicles are on the left as you enter.)

Samy’s EDU classrooms are located at 475 S. Fairfax Ave. (4th building south of the store on the same side of the street.)

 Our goal is to provide a fun and professional learning environment that fosters a positive experience and builds a strong relationship with Samy's Camera customers.  Unless otherwise noted, all classes require advance registration due to limited seating and/or availability.
 Samy's EDU makes the decision to run a class based on the attendance level 48 hours prior to the class.  Because of this, we can only offer a refund if you notify us by sending an email to EDU@Samys.com 48 hours before your class.  If you fail to provide email notification or if you cancel less than 48 hours prior to the class all monies will be forfeit and you will not receive a refund.  
 On occasion we may cancel a class because of low enrollment and/or unforeseen professional conflict on the part of the instructor. Should this be the case, all monies will be refunded in full. We do not take responsibility for non-refundable airline tickets, so please buy a refundable ticket if you are coming from outside of Los Angeles.

Have questions about The Master Print with Natasha Calzatti - LA? Contact Samys Photo School Los Angeles

When & Where

Samy's Camera EDU Los Angeles
475 S Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Saturday, August 16, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PDT)

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