Events At The Centre For Contemporary Photography, Melbourne

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art.base said 8 years ago

009 PHOTOGRAPHY COURSES WITH LES WALKLING

Introduction to Digital Photography Semester 1: 14–15 February; Semester 2: 18–19 July
This weekend course presents a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of digital photography. It is specifically designed for photographers and artists relatively new to the world of digital imaging, who want a comprehensive introduction to working with digital SLR cameras. The course details each stage of digital production, and provides a sophisticated guide to what is involved, what is possible and what is required.

The Digital Negative Semester 1: 07–08 March; Semester 2: 08–09 August
This intermediate weekend course covers the exposure, development and post processing of digital camera RAW files. Workflow-centric applications such as Adobe Lightroom™ and Aperture are featured, compared and evaluated against applications such as Adobe Photoshop™ and Capture One. Browsing, cataloguing and archiving applications are also critically examined and integrated to guarantee the efficient production of high quality images. The overall aim is to establish a comprehensive image processing workflow.

Beyond Basic Photoshop™ Semester 1: 28–29 March; Semester 2: 29–30 August
This intermediate weekend course is designed for photographers and artists already proficient with basic applications of Photoshop™ who now want to significantly extend their skills and knowledge. It provides a detailed investigation of Photoshop’s unique tools and techniques. Key concepts are explored with the aim of making them as accessible as possible through an emphasis on visual outcomes.

The Digital Fine Print Semester 1: 18–19 April; Semester 2: 19–20 September
This intermediate weekend course concentrates on printing digital files to the highest level of perfection. Specialised printing processes, materials and techniques combine to significantly expand the range of the fine print and its creative tradition. The aim is to promote, demystify, and facilitate the production of prints of exquisite quality. It also provides a comprehensive overview and analysis of the latest printers, media and inksets.

Advanced Camera Craft Semester 1: 09–10 May; Semester 2: 10–11 October
This advanced weekend course presents a comprehensive overview of contemporary digital camera craft in the field and studio. It is intended for those who are already familiar with DSLR cameras and digital capture and want to significantly extend their understanding and practice. A ‘hands on’ approach emphasises learning through experimentation where the aim is to promote an engagement with photography and its craft as creative expression.

Colour Management Semester 1: 30–31 May; Semester 2: 31 October–01 November
Colour management is at the heart of every contemporary digital photographic process and practice. This advanced weekend workshop presents essential knowledge through a logical and comprehensive approach to accurately colour managing all aspects of digital imaging, from capture, to display, editing, printing and publishing. The aim is to increase productivity and reduce costs while significantly improving image quality and colour accuracy.

Advancing Photoshop™ Semester 1: 20–21 June; Semester 2: 21–22 November
This advanced course showcases sophisticated Photoshop™ editing techniques, production strategies and visual problem solving. It is designed for professional photographers, artists and advanced non-professionals who want to extend their appreciation, understanding, and imaginative application of Photoshop™ to profoundly enhance their imaging outcomes. The aim is to inspire innovative, inventive and creative image editing solutions.

For full course information please see the CCP 2009 Photography Courses webpage


art.base said 8 years ago

FREE ARTIST FLOOR TALKS

SATURDAY 24 JANUARY 2009, 12PM
Join artists PETER FITZPATRICK, SANJA PAHOKI, BORIS ELDAGSEN, SARAH LEWIS, CATHERINE BELL, DOMENICO DE CLARIO, KATE SWINSON and ANNE WILSON as well as SIM LUTTIN and KATIE JACOBS from Arts Project Australia

Fairtrade coffee will be available during the talks by gold coin donation.
Supported by Jasper Coffee.