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GIA, GretagMacbeth and photoworkshop.com Announce “Picture Perfect Color” Seminar

Monday, May 01, 2006

Press release from the issuing company

Akron, Ohio, April 28, 2006 -- The color experts at the GIA and GretagMacbeth have joined forces with photoworkshop.com to help photographers understand digital color control from input to output to creativity. The full-day training seminar will tour 21 cities in the US and Canada this May-October, with support from Canon USA, SanDisk, Apple, Hahnemühle, Nik Software, Adobe and Dynalite. Balancing Art & Technology “Photography demands both vision and technique,” said Rick Scrimger, North American Sales & Marketing Manager, GretagMacbeth Global Services. “We've brought together two photo experts to share best practices and latest technologies, while keeping a perspective on the creative.” Phil Nelson is a professional landscape photographer and strong proponent of a color-managed digital workflow. As a GretagMacbeth Color Expert he has helped hundreds of photographers and printers improve their color. Phil will explain the complex concepts around color management and make them easy to understand and apply to camera, scanner, image editing, display, proofing and final output: • Digital basics & ICC color management • Options for RAW processing • Apple Aperture and Adobe Lightroom • Setting up Adobe Photoshop & Bridge • Getting accurate color on screen • Matching color to photographic printers As a special feature, internationally-known fashion/beauty and fine art photographer Robert Farber will also demonstrate his approach to lighting and creative control with a studio setup and model: • Making digital look like film • Lighting techniques • Working with models • Image marketing Registration Visit http://www.graphintel.com/ppc for online registration, complete agenda, venue details and instructor bios, or call toll-free 888.439.4403 to speak with seminar coordinators and register by phone. Early Bird Discount: Register by May 19th using coupon code “peacock” and save $50! Columbus • May 16 Boston • May 23 New York • May 25 Nashville • June 1 Washington DC • June 6 Atlanta • June 8 Kansas City • June 13 Dallas • June 15 Seattle • June 27 Los Angeles • June 29 Toronto • September 12 Minneapolis • September 14 Philadelphia • September 19 Detroit • September 21 Chicago • October 5 Miami • October 10 Charlotte • October 12 Houston • October 17 Denver • October 19 San Francisco • October 24 Vancouver • October 26 What Attendees Receive For $399, attendees receive a full day (9am-5pm) of seminar instruction, live demonstrations, lunch and our Photographic Color Toolkit. The kit includes the original GretagMacbeth ColorChecker camera target, the official 2006 DIMA Shootout printer target and digital reference file, a full-color presentation workbook, our “Need to Know: Color” manual, workflow tip sheets, an eLearning CD, free product samples and discounts from our sponsors. Who Should Attend • Photographers looking to maximize their investment in digital technologies • Photo assistants and serious amateur photographers • Photo labs, print service providers and digital service bureaus • Anyone transitioning to digital




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