Adobe MAX Starts this Weekend October 4-8th

     

by Jeff Lazell – September 29th, 2014

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This weekend, October 4th to 8th Adobe will be hosting the Adobe MAX conference in Los Angeles, California. Master Coloratti Chris Orwig, Brian Smith and Greg Gorman will be there teaching amazing courses on a variety of photographic topics. This event is not to be missed, even if you aren’t in California you can still register to watch online. More info at MAX.Adobe.com

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Chris Orwig

S2515 – Best Practices for Creating Killer Black-and-White Images

Black-and-white photography connects with us in a unique way. Some of the most compelling, moving, and historically significant photographs of all time have been black-and-white. Many argue that such photographs have the potential to reveal more.

Whether you photograph landscapes, people, or anything in between, learning how to create compelling black-and-white photographs is a valuable skill. In this session, Professional Photographer Chris Orwig will teach you:

  • Why black-and-white is about more than removing color
  • How to use less to say more
  • How to use Lightroom, Adobe Camera Raw, and Photoshop to create stunning black-and-white images
  • How to create images with stunning detail and powerful tones
  • Best practices and helpful tips so that you can quickly create better photographs

Monday, Oct 6, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

L2773 – Best Practices for Creating Killer Black-and-White Images — Hands On

Black-and-white photography connects with us in a unique way. Some of the most compelling, moving, and historically significant photographs of all time have been black-and-white. Many argue that such photographs have the potential to reveal more. Whether you photograph landscapes, people, or anything else, learning how to create compelling black-and-white photographs is a valuable skill.

Professional photographer Chris Orwig will guide you through:

  • How to use Lightroom, Adobe Camera Raw, and Photoshop to create stunning black-and-white images
  • How to create images with amazing detail and powerful tones
  • Best practices for quickly creating better photographs

Tuesday, Oct 7, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Tuesday, Oct 7, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

S2516 – Bringing out the Best in Every Image

Creating great photographs requires more than capturing the frame. You can advance your creative vision throughout the whole process, from pressing the shutter release to fixing and finishing your photographs.

Attend this session for a mixture of practical tips and inspiration that will help you further your craft. Real-world examples demonstrate how to use tools and techniques to begin to achieve professional results. Professional photographer Chris Orwig will cover:

  • How to perfect your images using Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw in Photoshop
  • How to take advantage of powerful new features to achieve the desired results
  • Retouching techniques to improve the photographs that need the most help

Wednesday, Oct 8, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

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Brian Smith 

S2511 – Portraits of the Famous and the Infamous

Get the inside scoop on what goes into a celebrity photo shoot. Celebrity portrait photographer Brian Smith will reveal the stories behind his photographs of Hollywood’s A-list, along with lessons learned in 30 years of photographing celebrities, billionaires, and people in all walks of life. He’ll also share celebrity portraits from his book “Secrets of Great Portrait Photography” to show ways that you can make everyone you photograph look and feel like a star.

Learn about the techniques he mastered to make a meaningful portrait on a magazine’s budget and a celebrity’s schedule, including:

  • An approach to editorial and commercial assignments from concept to final images
  • Lighting and other problem solving on productions both small and large
  • Tips on connecting with people in front of your lens
  • Elements for a successful portrait shoot from preproduction planning through the shoot itself
  • Perfecting shots in post-production

Monday, Oct 6, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

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Greg Gorman

S2736 – Learn from a Pro: Portfolio Review with Greg Gorman

Attend this session for an informative critique of your photographs or portfolios by renowned photographer Greg Gorman. He’ll provide feedback on work submitted by attendees in advance. Gorman’s knowledge and insight will be given to help enhance your photography and bring out the best of your images. This will be an honest and informative session for anyone wanting to take their photography to the next level.

In this session, you’ll learn how to:

  • Tell a story with your photos
  • Optimize your lighting sources and environment to create the best image
  • Pose and communicate with your talent
  • Transform a good image into a great image
  • Improve your images with effective workflow

Wednesday, Oct 8, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

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