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Photography classes at Calumet Photographic

Posted by Teresa Hanafin  January 7, 2014 08:00 AM

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Calumet Photographic, the national camera chain with a store in Cambridge, will offer classes in beginning photography, shooting in RAW, lighting, moving beyond auto mode, color management, and inkjet printing during the first quarter of the year.

(Tomorrow: Classes offered at Hunt's Photo & Video in Melrose)

At the Cambridge location at 150 First St. (near Lechmere T station on the Green Line and the Cambridgeside Galleria), Calumet will offer:


Welcome to Photography
Geared toward beginning photographers, this class explains everything from camera operation to printing options. Topics include ISO, shutter speeds, and aperture settings; fill flash; composition techniques; lens selection, and more. These principles will help you gain better control of your photography and creative vision. Bring your camera.
$45 / 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 11
$45 / 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 22


The Power of RAW (I love this title)
Whether you are shooting with a high-end point-and-shoot camera, DSLR camera, or digital back, this seminar will explore the similarities and differences which exist in virtually all RAW processing applications. You will learn how to adjust your images for color, contrast, exposure, and sharpness; how to run batch conversions, and how to gain complete control of your images.
$45 / 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 18
$45 / 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 8


Location Lighting Workshop with Rick Friedman
An intensive two-day, all-day, hands-on workshop
This interactive seminar is designed for wedding photographers, portrait photographers, corporate and event photographers, photojournalists, and serious amateurs who want to improve their knowledge of lighting.

Topics include:
• Creating with single and multiple Speedlights 

• Balancing available light with strobes

• Mixing speed lights with studio strobes as well as determining when Speedlights are really the better option

• The correct way to do color balances, color correction, cross filtering and adding and controlling color in your photographs

Friedman will be available for portfolio reviews, so please bring up to 15 images. This class explains both Nikon and Canon systems. Bring your camera, lenses, Speedlight(s), fully charged batteries, and plenty of media cards.
$250 until Jan. 17; $299 thereafter
9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31 and Saturday, Feb. 1


Beyond the Auto Mode
The instructor will teach you the power of aperture- and shutter-priority modes, explore bulb for time exposures, and, of course, you will discover the creative range of the manual mode. You will also learn white balance settings, the relationship of the ISO in the exposure triangle, focus points, depth of field, and much more. More importantly, you will develop skills for creative decision-making and opportunities for creative digital capture. You will leave class as the master of your camera (and not the other way around) and employ various modes for creative capture. You will know how to organize a shot, be able to navigate your controls quickly, have a solid understanding of depth of field, shutter speeds, and combinations thereof.
$50 early registration; $65 within 7 days of class
10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8


Color Management
We will show you how profiles for monitors, scanners, and printers can ensure that color accurately translates from one device to another across your entire workflow. We will also discuss proper Photoshop settings as well as the use of various profiling products that are available on the market today.
$45 / 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 22


Inkjet Printing Done Right
This class will teach you how to get the most out of your printer with results that will match or exceed a custom photo lab. We will discuss inkjet printer technologies, basic color management, proper use of your print driver, and the incredibly wide range of papers that are available to you. Whether you are simply printing snapshots or trying to make exhibition-quality enlargements, this class will improve your skills and your output.
$45 / 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22


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