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The Master Print with Natasha Calzatti

Samys Camera EDU

Sunday, February 10, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PST)

The Master Print with Natasha Calzatti

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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 print or two. Printed from the Epson 4900 printer, using fine-art-paper suitable for framing.


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


Experience Level:
Intermediate: Attendee should be Mac or PC computer literate and understand basic 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.





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When & Where

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

Sunday, February 10, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PST)

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