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CREATIVE CONTROL

Creative Control is all about seeing the final result of your intended image before you press the shutter. Wouldn’t that be great?

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This image required more than technical expertise; it required pre-visualization

That means putting together your understanding of focus and exposure with some basic knowledge about focal lengths, depth of field, perspective and distance between camera, subject and background . There’s a lot to learn, so creative control has two sections, and it begins with the idea of 360 degree shooting.

Creative Control (I) takes you from the world to the digital darkroom and back again, so you can see the effect of your choices in the field on the file. In other words, we shoot, prepare the file and print.

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Versions of photoshop come free, and they offer most of its most important features

Most of the teaching I see does this backwards: You learn about lens choices, focal lengths and depth of field first. We think those are hard concepts to learn in a vacuum, so the shooting and printing we do in Creative Control (I) specifically allows you to see what creative choices look like when all is said and done.

Here’s what we do:

  • 360 SHOOTING – FINISHING – Learn to see what the final result will look like before you shoot.
  • File preparation
  • RAW file processing and evaluation
  • Photoshop: basic tools
  • Fixable or unfixable?

Check out our other workshops:

Camera Basics, Exposure Workshop, Creative Control (II), CompositionAdvanced Composition, Shooting Workshops and Mentor Sessions.

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5 Comments Post a comment
  1. Karen Young #

    Could you let me know when you plan another creative control meet up?

    November 7, 2012
    • Karen, I’m not doing meetup anymore, but I am doing private lessons. You can save money if you get a group together though.

      August 26, 2014
  2. Hi Karen, I’m leading something like this on December 8 at 2 pm. Please go to the meetup site to sign up.

    November 22, 2012

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