Dan “Dano” Steinhardt from Epson is joined by Josh Haftel from Nik Software and our very own Matt Kloskowski for a class filled with discussion and demonstration centered around the art of the black and white print. In this class you’ll learn about the key elements of a successful black and white photo and how to set up your digital workflow to take a photo captured in color through conversion to B&W in Nik’s Silver Efex Pro 2 right on to printing on an Epson R3000. This class will fill you with inspiration and arm you with the knowledge to create your own killer black and white prints!
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Join Dano, Josh, and Matt for an introduction into the class and overview of what's to come.
Matt, Josh, and Dano discuss what types of subjects are a good prospect for a B&W print.
Dano brought along a number of B&W prints and shares some of the stories behind them.
Choosing a paper for your print is a personal and subjective decision, but Dano demystifies some of the language around the choices that are currently available.
Learn about the key elements in a digital workflow for creating a killer B&W print.
Dan gives an overview of the Epson R3000 printer that will be used for printing in the lessons that follow.
Josh gives an overview of Nik Software's Silver Efex Pro 2 before Dano takes a photo through a basic B&W conversion all the way to a print.
Dano takes a second photo through a little more advanced B&W conversion through to the print.
Josh goes through his workflow from Lightroom to Photoshop to Silver Efex Pro 2 and takes a closer look at Silver Efex's toning features.
Josh goes through some of the more advanced funcationality of Silver Efex Pro 2.
Up to this point all photos have been printed using a Mac, so Dano takes a photo through the print settings on Windows.
Recognized as a photographic imaging industry leader, Dan (Dano) Steinhardt has over three decades of business experience in photography. In addition to national academic achievement, Steinhardt was first recognized for…
Josh Haftel was interested in photography at a pretty young age, but it wasn't until he was Yearbook Photographer in high school that he found it to be his true…