Previous Viewpoint Workshops

Workshop Date & Time

Introduction to Night Photography on Mare Island

This workshop is for photographers who would like to learn how to make proper exposures (either film or digital) after dark, both my the light of the moon and by existing light.

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Saturday, Apr 7, 2012 4:00 pm

Fine Art Digital Printing

The purpose of this workshop is to show different techniques in Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop, and third-party plug-ins for bringing out the very best qualities of an image.

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Sunday, Mar 25, 2012 9:00 am

Processing Images in Lightroom

The purpose of this workshop is to show attendees all of the tools available in Lightroom for improving the original digital capture. In other words, we concentrate on Lightroom's powerful Develop Module.

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Saturday, Mar 17, 2012 8:27 am

Introduction to Lightroom

The purpose of this workshop is to introduce attendees to the basic components of Lightroom, explain how Lightroom can be integrated into the digital image workflow, and compare the attributes of Lightroom and Photoshop.

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Saturday, Mar 10, 2012 8:30 am

Building With Light

In this hands-on workshop, Old Sacramento will serve as an outdoor studio for learning about lighting and the making—not taking—of photographs.

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Saturday, Mar 3, 2012 8:00 am

B&W Digital Conversion

This workshop will demonstrate the most effective methods available to digital photographers for converting a color image into a black & white image, using the tools available in Adobe Lightroom 3.5, Adobe Photoshop CS5, Nik Silver Efex Pro 2, and George DeWolfe's PercepTool plug-in for Photoshop. We will also discuss the best approaches to preparing the original color image for conversion to a black & white image.

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Saturday, Feb 18, 2012 8:30 am

Critiquing Photographs

In this workshop we will learn how to critique photographs. In so doing, we will heighten our understanding and appreciation of photography by analyzing photographs that span the history of the medium.

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Saturday, Feb 11, 2012 9:00 am

Noise Reduction and Sharpening (Input, Output and Selective) of Digital Images

This workshop will discuss the unique sources of noise in digital images, where noise reduction fits into a post-processing workflow and ways of reducing unwanted noise while still retaining the desired level of detail in the image.

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Saturday, Jan 28, 2012 8:30 am

The Principles of Composition

UC Davis Professor Terry Nathan will address such topics as frame dynamics and shape; graphic and photographic elements; composing with light and color; visual design basics—including contrast, rhythm, balance, weight, and energy.

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Saturday, Jan 14, 2012 9:00 am

Getting the Most from Camera RAW

Using Lightroom and Adobe Camera RAW (Photoshop), Lewis Kemper will explain all the tools in these RAW interfaces and show you two different methods for processing your RAW files.

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Saturday, Nov 12, 2011 9:00 am

Getting the Most from Your Digital SLR

Do you feel like you are not using your digital SLR to its fullest potential? Are you confused about White Balance, JPEG vs. RAW, color spaces and the histogram? Then this class is for you! Lewis Kemper will cover these topics and more.

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Saturday, Nov 5, 2011 9:00 am

The Alternative Process from Negative to Print

In this fun workshop, we will learn the steps to make digital negatives having great tonal range. Various software programs, techniques and materials will be covered. We will focus on using QuadToneRIP (QTR) to create negatives.

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Saturday, Nov 5, 2011 9:00 am

Adobe Lightroom - Class 3 - The Output Modules

Lewis Kemper, a designated Canon Explorer of Light, explains and illustrates Lightroom's Output Modules.

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Sunday, Oct 30, 2011 9:00 am

Compositing Images

Local commercial photographer, Donald Satterlee, will explore ways to select, mask, overlay, and seamlessly blend two or more pictures into a final image viewers will appreciate.

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Saturday, Oct 29, 2011 9:00 am

Adobe Lightroom - Class 2 - The Develop Module

Lewis Kemper, a designated Canon Explorer of Light, details Lightroom's Develop module.

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Sunday, Oct 23, 2011 9:00 am

Gladding McBean Photography Workshop - October 2011

Gladding McBean is a living museum of architectural ornamentation from the last century and a quarter, sitting as silent witness while the factory continues to produce exterior cladding and decoration for new and old buildings; using the same techniques employed here more than 100 years ago. A walk through the pottery is truly a journey into the past.

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Saturday, Oct 22, 2011 8:45 am

Adobe Lightroom - Class 1 - The Lightroom Workflow

Lewis Kemper, a designated Canon Explorer of Light, introduces the the Lightroom workflow.

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Sunday, Oct 16, 2011 8:30 am

Creating Custom Note Cards

In this workshop you will learn how to create professional quality, custom note cards using Photoshop. You do not need to bring a computer. Just bring yourself.

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Saturday, Oct 15, 2011 8:30 am

Introduction to Night Photography

This workshop is for people who would like to learn how to make proper exposures (either film and/or digital) after dark, both by the light of the moon and by existing artificial light.

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Saturday, Oct 1, 2011 7:00 pm

Building Your Own Homemade Lenses

In this workshop we explore the soft, dreamy world of homemade lenses. It’s easy to get started and a whole lot of fun!

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Saturday, Sep 24, 2011 9:00 am

Off-camera Lighting with Andrew Brooks

Off-camera flash work doesn't have to be intimidating...or expensive. Learn about the basic tools you'll need to get started taking fantastic photos when you move your flash off your camera!

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Saturday, Sep 17, 2011 9:00 am

Learning To Use the Wacom Tablet

This workshop will show you how to use the Wacom tablet and its associated pressure sensitive pen in both Photoshop and Lightroom.

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Saturday, Sep 10, 2011 9:00 am

Building With Light

In this hands-on workshop, Old Sacramento will serve as an outdoor studio for learning about lighting and the making—not taking—of photographs.

Click here for full details | Register

Sunday, Jun 12, 2011 8:00 am

The Principles of Composition

UC Davis Professor Terry Nathan will address such topics as frame dynamics and shape; graphic and photographic elements; composing with light and color; visual design basics, including contrast, rhythm, balance, weight and energy.

Click here for full details | Register

Sunday, Jun 5, 2011 9:00 am

B&W Digital Conversion

This workshop will demonstrate the various methods available to digital photographers for converting a color image into a black & white image, using the tools available in Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Nik Silver Efex Pro, and George DeWolfe's PercepTool plug-in for Photoshop.

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Sunday, May 8, 2011 8:00 am

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Viewpoint Photographic Art Center is the proud recipient of a SMAC Cultural Arts Award grant.




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