Introduction to Photoshop and Digital Imaging

Speaker Michael Bevans
Michael Bevans is the Information Manager for Digitization at the New York Botanical Garden for the Virtual Herbarium. Mike has been a digital imaging specialist since 1998. At Cornell University's Digital Imaging Consortium, he was responsible for the digitization of the collection of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art. ...

Michael Bevans is the Information Manager for Digitization at the New York Botanical Garden for the Virtual Herbarium. Mike has been a digital imaging specialist since 1998. At Cornell University's Digital Imaging Consortium, he was responsible for the digitization of the collection of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art. He has worked as a digital archiving consultant installing digital imaging reproduction systems and training staff for libraries and museums, including the Museum of Natural History and the Smithsonian's Archive of American Art.

Full Description

This is a 1 and 1/2 day workshop, taking place from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Thursday, May 17th and 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Friday, May 18, 2012.

This workshop will introduce participants to an exemplary imaging workflow and the principles behind image capture and image editing.  Common image editing tools and techniques will be demonstrated using Adobe's Photoshop and Lightroom.  Image resolution and file formats will be discussed, including JPEG, TIFF, and RAW with practical examples of each and how they are used in digital archives.  Emphasis will be placed on image quality control routines to ensure productivity and repeatability.

Who should attend:
Library staff and imaging technicians interested in learning basic photo editing using Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom.  This is an introductory course with no previous imaging skills required.

By the end of this program, participants will:
- Gain understanding of an exemplary imaging workflow
- Develop familiarity with image resolution and its implications for reproduction
- Identify the differences between JPEG, TIFF, and RAW fill formats
- Develop a familiarity with image editing tools 

When?

Thu, May. 17 - Fri, May. 18, 2012
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. US/Eastern

How Much?

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Where?

METRO Training Center (4th floor)
57 E. 11th Street
New York, NY 10003
United States