October 20, 2010

Photography In Paradise

Want to mix having a great vacation while attending a photography conference? One that you might consider planning ahead for is The Maui Photo Festival. http://www.mauiphotofestival.com Helene and I had a great time there this year and are looking forward to teaching at the next one on August 25th-28th 2011. There are lots of opportunities to go and learn photography these days, so the big question now is which ones to attend. You obviously can’t see them all, so you have to be a little picky. One thing I get to do a lot more than most photographers is attend photography conferences. Working as an instructor for NAPP, PPA, Canon, and Adobe, I am very fortunate that I get to work at most of the major digital imaging shows. You start to kind of rate them on speaker knowledge and how efficiently they are run. They all start to have their good points about them and there won’t ever be the perfect conference, but this gathering in Maui is a pretty good environment to learn in. Held at the Hyatt in Kaanapali, Maui, you might as well take a trip to paradise if you got to learn photography. Great speakers and a relaxed atmosphere lead to learning at a very high level. I am amazed every time I get to go there at how much imagery there is to take in. I just wanted to share a few more images from my last experience there. Look forward to seeing you there next year… Aloha

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October 19, 2010

New On-Line Commercial Photography Training Course At Kelbytraining.com

Kelbytraining.com has just released my new commercial photography training course on line. These digital capture and Photoshop workflow tutorials cover start to finish sessions on setting up color management, studio product photography, working with tilt/shift lenses, tethered camera workflow with the Canon 1Ds MarkIII, and final file enhancements in Photoshop CS5. Recorded down at NAPP headquarters in Scott Kelby’s photography studio facilities, these new lessons hopefully will help photographers streamline their studio photography process and give some creative options in their work. I look forward to any feedback from Kelbytraining.com subscribers who watch them. To find our more info, watch a preview, or view any of The Kelby Media tutorials, check it out at http://www.kelbytraining.com/