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Digital Printing Workshops

Posted on 2016-01-10

Come to one of our numerous venues around the UK - either central England in Stratford-upon-Avon, southern England in Bedfordshire or at various locations throughout Scotland and the Borders - and take the opportunity to experience the PermaJet Training Academy and learn everything you want to know about achieving the perfect colour managed output with colour and monochrome inkjet printing. We will also demonstrate a wide range of PermaJet papers and the Eco-Flo CIS Ink System designed for the popular Epson Photo Printer range - however, Canon and HP printer users are more than welcome too and will benefit greatly from the day!

DIGITAL PRINTING WORKSHOPS

All the following topics will be covered during the day...
File size and image quality;
8 bit vs 16 bit images;
Getting the best from your digital files;
Digital contact printing;
Adjustment layers;
Sharpening & Interpolation;
Importing and saving files;
Using and converting RAW files;
Monitor and printer colour management;
Printer problems and solutions;
Installing and using ICC profiles for consistent colour and quality;
Test printing & Advanced black and white features for specialist monochrome printing and the use of PermaJet papers.

Many product discount deals for purchases on the day!

10.00am - 4.30pm including buffet lunch and refreshments

VENUES & TUTORS:

Location: STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, WARWICKSHIRE, CV37 0PT
Tutors:  Leigh Preston FRPS & Pete Johnson LRPS or Bob Moore Hon. PAGB & Andy Wharton FRPS
CLICK HERE for more information or to make a booking for the STRATFORD-UPON-AVON venue
Location: SCOTLAND VENUES
Tutors: ROD WHEELANS Hon. PAGB, FIPF, MPAGB, MFIAP & LIBBY SMITH MPAGB, EFIAP
CLICK HERE for more information or to make a booking for the SCOTTISH venues
Location: BEDFORDSHIRE, SG16 6JL
Tutors:  Ken Busbridge, Printing Expert
CLICK HERE for more information or to make a booking for the Bedfordshire venue

'Train to Print' Workshop Weekend

Posted on 2016-01-09

Learn best practice photography techniques and how to actually prepare and print your images - all in one amazingly enjoyable and informative weekend. For 2015, this 'Train to Print' workshop weekend becomes the latest in a succession of highly successful training workshops intending to guide you through to that all important perfect image. Join our group to visit the Didcot Railway Museum in Oxfordshire and take photographs of the trains, surroundings and historic heritage.

The PermaJet Print Academy is teaming up with TimeLine Events to offer a unique weekend of photography and learning. Timeline Events are UK’s premier events based company offering photographers of all levels days out focusing on British transport and industrial heritage dating back to the Victorian era - view their website www.timelineevents.org for their choice of other photography days.

Our second combined photography and print event is taking place over the weekend of the 25th & 26th of February 2017 at the spiritual home of the Great Western Railway - Didcot Railway Centre, Oxfordshire, OX11 7NJ.

SATURDAY:

Day one gives unprecedented access to locations that will allow unhindered photography whilst learning new skills and techniques.

Experience a mixed of set scenes with and without period actors, outdoors and indoors, along with industrial architecture and heritage all set in this wonderful location. After a full day of photography, you will retire to a locally booked hotel where the evening will be a relaxed affair with an informative photo gallery presentation of previous work by Timeline Events.

SUNDAY:

Day two of your 'Train to Print' weekend allows you to learn everything you need to know to produce exhibition quality inkjet prints of your previous day's images. Experienced tutors, Leigh Preston FRPS and Pete Johnson LRPS take you through topics such as:

  • Monitor and printer colour management
  • File size and image quality;
  • Getting the best from your digital files; 
  • Adjustment layers;
  • Sharpening & Interpolation;
  • Using and converting RAW files; 
  • Installing and using ICC profiles for consistent colour and quality; 
  • Test printing & Advanced black and white features for specialist monochrome printing and the use of PermaJet papers.

Take advantage of the incredible PermaJet printer, paper and ink deals, exclusively available to "Train to Print" photographers.

Each day will last from 10.00am - 4.30pm, including buffet lunch and refreshments as well as the cost of the overnight hotel stay for one person.

This fabulous two day event, including everything above is only £295.00 per person. Book early to avoid disappointment.

 Click here for more information or to make a booking...

Photoshop for Photographers - Part 1-4

Posted on 2016-01-08

A series of excellent courses divulging the power of Adobe Photoshop. Whatever level you are, you will gain an invaluable insight into the many features of this very popular product allowing you to create and print groundbreaking images and get the best value for money from the software.

PHOTOSHOP FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS - Level 1 to 4

Location: Stratford-Upon-Avon

Tutor: CLIVE HAYNES FRPS

The courses provide a full introduction to the range of tools, filters, and image manipulation techniques available in this leading program - right up to the very latest version on Mac or PC.

They cover a wide range of imaging techniques; from scanning-in and image correction to enhancing & combining pictures to printed output. The participant will learn more about the subtle and artistic control of the image, improved methods of 'sharpening', the extended use of layers and associated 'blend modes' and effects, how to make 3D pictures, plus how to become more discerning and critically aware of the picture-making process through digital imagery.

If you block book 3 or 4 Photoshop courses we would offer you an additional discount off all of the Photoshop courses. To get this special price, please telephone Louise Hill directly on 01789 739207 to make your block booking. (It is not obligatory to attend all parts of the course)

 Click here for more information or to make a booking...

Develop Your Lightroom Skills - Part 1-4

Posted on 2016-01-07

Adobe Lightroom is the essential tool for any photographer who uses a digital camera and this series of tutorials show how to make the best from this fantastic program. Starting with downloading from a memory card, the course explains clearly how to import, sort, develop and output to a printer or digital file.

DEVELOP YOUR SKILLS IN ADOBE LIGHTROOM - Level 1 to 4

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon
Tutor: MARTIN ADDISON FRPS

This four session course covers the key areas in the current version of Lightroom; the Library, Develop and Printing modules with a quick look at the Slideshow and Book modules. Although the sessions can be purchased separately, you should attend all of the first three if possible as you will then understand the complete workflow through Lightroom and this is the key to using it successfully. Session four expands on the techniques available to create superb images in Lightroom.
Photoshop Elements is the ideal companion for Lightroom and if you are just starting we recommend you purchase Elements and Lightroom which is all you need to make the most of your photographs.

 Click here for more information or to make a booking...

Monochrome Printing With Confidence Workshop

Posted on 2016-01-06

Take advantage of the skills and knowledge of two of the UK's renowned monochrome lecturers. Cover a wide range of topics leading to that all important perfect black and white printed image. Learn about all the hidden features within both Adobe Photoshop and your actual printer driver which can make such a massive difference to the end result !

MONOCHROME PRINTING WORKSHOP

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon
Tutors: Pete Johnson LRPS & Leigh Preston FRPS

Everything you want to know about digital monochrome printing using PermaJet papers and Eco-Flo CIS Ink System based around the popular Epson printer range - however, Canon and HP users are welcome too!

All the following topics will be covered...
File size and image quality;
8 bit vs 16 bit images;
Getting the best from your digital files;
Digital contact printing;
Adjustment layers;
Sharpening & Interpolation;
Importing and saving files;
Using and converting RAW files;
Monitor and printer colour management;
Printer problems and solutions;
Installing and using ICC profiles for consistent monochrome tones and print quality;
Test printing & most of the session targets on all the Advanced Black and White (ABW) printing features within your printer driver for specialist monochrome printing.

Many product discount deals for purchases on the day!

10.00am - 4.30pm including buffet lunch and refreshments

Click here for more information or to make a booking...