Working with a Retoucher

Mon 14th Jun, 2010 – Mon 14th Jun, 2010

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Working with a Retoucher

Monday, June 14
Presented by Stephan Sagmiller of CYAN JACK

Monday, June 14
6:30 p.m. Doors
7-9 p.m. Presentation

WHERE
Calumet Photographic
22 W 22nd St
New York, NY 10010

Online registration is closed. We can take a limited number of people at the door.

$10 APA Members

$20 Non Members

Not a member? Join now + attend this event for FREE!

Brief:
In today’s fiercely competitive marketplace, photographers are looking for ways to reinvent themselves and generate new sources of revenue. For many photographers, a partnership with the right retoucher is a crucial turning point in their careers. Realizing you need a retoucher is step one, seeking out and developing fruitful partnerships with retouchers is essential. Stephan Sagmiller from CYAN JACK will demonstrate how retouchers can afford you time, facilitate new stylistic directions and provide the resources needed to develop and perfect award-winning imagery.

What photographers will learn:
-How collaborating with a retoucher can make you more money
-How to communicate more clearly and efficiently with retouchers
-How to provide retouchers the images they need to do their best work.
-How to prepare photography and reference materials for a retoucher.
-Case Studies: How other photographers use retouching.
-Estimates: How to budget for retouching.
-When to use an on-set retoucher or integrated retoucher/digital tech
-Why hard proofs are still important in the retouching process.
-Standard practices in post-production workflow.

Demos:
-Digital capture demo – Highlighting benefits of pre-processing images developing a look during the shoot.
-Proper Illustration of retouching notes and commonly used notations using Adobe Photoshop, live edit VS notes made directly on proofs.
-How to process raw files for your retoucher using Adobe Camera Raw.

About Stephan Sagmiller:
Stephan Sagmiller is a retoucher, educator and the founder of CYAN JACK, a select digital retouching studio in New York City. He studied photography at the International Center of Photography and has a BA in digital arts from Henry Cogswell College. Named a top retoucher and digital tech by pop photo magazine his clients include W magazine, Sony Records, Interview, Virgin Mobile, and Jessica Simpson. He teaches retouching techniques and theory to professionals as well as beginners both through private consultations and through intensive workshops.

RAFFLES:
Raffle tickets will be for sale at the event
+One Image Rights Annual Membership (valued at $240)
+One license for Blinkbid Estimating & Invoicing Software (valued at $229)

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