This course is geared towards participants with a strong knowledge of the Photoshop basics, as taught in Digital Basics: Workflow from Raw to Final Image. Instructor Toni Hafkenscheid will guide participants in refining their use of Photoshop’s tools by investigating advanced working methods and applying them.
Photoshop as part of the digital Workflow: RAW, Output to web, magazine, inkjet printer, Photo Lab, PDF and Black and White
DPI, Color Mode (16 vs 8 bit), Profiles, Soft Proofing
Layers and Layer Masks
Noise and Grain
Combining and Stacking multiple Images and Free Transform Tool
Colour Corrections needed for shooting in Mixed Lighting situations (daylight, tungsten, florescent)
Various Sharpening techniques
Curves and Changing Tonality
Good vs. Bad Photoshop
Materials needed for this workshop:
Laptop with Adobe Photoshop and Bridge software
Images to work on
Toni Hafkenscheid is a Toronto based photographer who was born in 1959 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. In 1989, he graduated from the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam and shortly thereafter moved to Toronto. During the following six years, he was active in the arts community in Toronto and received several Canada Council and Ontario Arts Council awards. In 1996, Toni moved back to the Netherlands to pursue a career as a commercial photographer and to teach photography at the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam.
In 2002, Toni returned to Toronto, Canada. He is currently teaching at OCAD and Ryerson University. Toni’s work is represented in Canada by the Birch Liberato Gallery in Toronto, Skew Gallery in Calgary and Gallery Jones in Vancouver. He is also represented in the US by Packer Schopf in Chicago; George Billis Gallery in LA, and NY; as well as Marcia Wood Gallery in Atlanta.
He has exhibited in solo and group shows throughout Canada, the U.S., Japan and Europe.
His works reside in a number of important collections, including the Canadian Museum for Contemporary Photography (Ottawa), Foreign Affairs Canada, the University of Toronto, the Canada Council Art bank, The Royal Bank Canada, the Center for Exploratory and Perceptual Art (Buffalo, NY), and Kodak France and Kodak Netherlands and Various Private Collections.