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Advanced Techniques for Digital, Black and White Printing – WINTER

This class goes beyond the technical printing controls learned in Digital Printing 1 and is specifically for students interested in refining their ability to evaluate and make critical choices for producing high quality digital black and white prints. The class will include both perceptual and technical training such as customizing tonal values with “zone system like” control using curves. There will be on screen visual exercises as well as printing time. This class is not for beginners. We will begin with a brief review of making quality black and white file conversions and advanced black and white printer controls which participants have already explored in the previous class. From there we will quickly move on to new material. Printing will begin on day one. Students should come prepared with paper and images to print.

Dates: Saturday, January 11, 18, 25

Students will have access to the facilities during the 2 weeks between start and end of the workshop to practice their printing.

About the instructor: Sue Anne Hodges

Sue Anne has studied art and photography and graduated from NESOP before beginning a career in advertising photography. Since 1992, Sue Anne has been exploring and using digital cameras and digital imaging technology. She studied this technology at the Center for Creative Imaging in Camden, Maine. Digital images from her early experiments have been included in Kodak’s publication, International Photography, and one of the first exhibits of digital imaging—“L’Épreuve Numérique"—at the Centre National de la Photographie, Palais de Tokyo, Paris.

For 15 years, Sue Anne shot and supervised photography for a major retail advertising studio. In 1995, she opened her own studio where she continued to shoot for major retailers and other commercial clients. Clients have included: Lechmere, Bradlees, Staples, KitchenEtc, Glen Group Marketing, and more.

In recent years her work has expanded to include a variety of projects including work for The Cultural Landscape Foundation, Down East Magazine, Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce, and clients in the travel industry. Sue Anne’s personal work has been widely exhibited; she is currently represented by Redfield Artisans Gallery in Northeast Harbor, Maine.

Sue Anne shares both her technical knowledge and her passion for the creative process with her students. In 1994, she helped open NESOP’s first digital imaging lab and remains a specialist in Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. In 2011 and 2012 Sue Anne was honored to be one of 20 educators in the country to be invited by Adobe to the Adobe Educators Summit.

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January 11 - January 25

Saturday 10:00AM-4:00PM


$500 / $525

$500.00 for registration and payment in full received by 12/18/2019.

$525.00 for registration received after 12/18/2019.

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Please note: NESOP’s evening workshops do not fall under the scope of the school’s accreditation, and so they are not accredited by ACCSC.