Digital B&W Photography

Digital B&W Photography

Tuesday, June 2, 2015,
6:00PM to 9:00PM
$ 70.00 CAD
$ 60.00 CAD

Participants will learn how to transform digital files into strong black and white photographs. The workshop will investigate how to convert your images into black and white through different techniques in Photoshop. There will be an emphasis on how to create good contrast while keeping detail. The instructor will guide participants step by step to process and produce impeccable digital black and white photos. She will also share her expertise by showing one of her photographs and all of the telling layers in Photoshop.

What to bring?

1. Students must bring their own images to the workshop. They can be scanned black and white files or digital photographs.

2. A very basic knowledge of Photoshop.

3. It is recommended that you bring your own laptop. Please advise upon registration if you do not have a laptop. Gallery 44 will provide you with one if necessary.

Instructor(s): 

Tobi Asmoucha is a Toronto-based photographer whose images explore themes of community and the traditions that bind them. Since graduating from Ryerson’s School of Image Arts in 1992, Asmoucha has been working as a freelance photographer and photo educator. Her practice includes a mixture of editorial and commercial work for corporate and socially based clients. Her documentary work has been acknowledged with a National Magazine Award, as well as Ontario Arts Council, and Toronto Jewish Arts Council grants. In 2007, Tobi was invited to become a core member of PhotoSensitive, a collective of photographers exploring social justice issues.

Since 1993, Tobi Asmoucha has been exhibiting her work nationally in solo and group shows. Her most recently solo exhibition Legion Halls, was on display at the War Museum until January of 2012; focusing on the integral part the Royal Canadian Legion plays in communities across Canada. Asmoucha’s work is part of the photographic collection at MOCCA and the War Museum.