Introduction to Printing

You learned to take great photos, now learn how to print them!

This class covers all the basics for helping the photographer create a good print, one to be proud of. We'll start with the optimal camera settings to use with printing in mind. Then, we'll address the techniques necessary to match the print to the image on your monitor. This will include discussion on monitor calibration and printer profiles, as well as the exporting of your images in proper formats for printing.

We will further discuss what to look for in a good photo printer and on-line photo lab and how to set up Photoshop and Lightroom to properly interface to them. A full set of course notes will be provided. Bring your digital camera if you want to verify its settings.

The workshop covers and includes:

  • Interactive instruction by Artistry Printing Master Printer Jan Silverman
  • Printed set of class notes
  • Discounts on other printing courses and workshops

Instructor: Jan Silverman

Jan's Passion for photography began in high school, where his talents were quickly recognized when he was asked to become the class photographer. He developed all of his own black & white prints in a "dark room" in his home.

After earning two engineering degrees followed by a successful career in high tech marketing, Jan shifted his attention back to his real & printing. Today he is a professional photographer, printer and instructor. His clients are primarily professional photographers whose prints are displayed in galleries, studios, and office buildings.

Jan uses only the highest quality archival material for his finished product, and his clients have come to depend on him for his superior work. He also teaches courses on digital printing at Aperture Academy, in which the photographer learns how to create high quality printed images from their own printer. Additionally, Jan makes himself available for personalized instruction and calibration services, as well as the use of his own professional equipment.

Jan Carl Silverman
Artistry Printing Master Printer


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