Leica Akademie: Weekend Workshop

Friday, Sep 7 – 9, 2018 5 – 6 pm

300 W. Superior
2nd Fl.
Chicago, IL 60654

Register HERE

Australian documentary photographer and Leica Akademie Instructor Nick Rains shares his entire workflow from capturing fine images in the field through to editing, post processing, cataloguing and finally to making high quality prints. Nick believes that a photograph can only be properly appreciated as a fine print, and so everything he does in capturing images leads towards making good prints for either display or publication.

There is nowhere to hide if you make it your goal to make good prints – small web images and social media shared images can hide a multitude of sins. Aim instead for a good print, and even if you don’t end up actually making one your technique had better be up to the challenge.

Topics covered include:

Documentary and Travel Photography – Controlling the Uncontrollable.
Preferred equipment
Shooting image sets or stories
Editing and cataloguing in the field
Image Sweetening – using Adobe Lightroom and a ‘pinch’ of Photoshop
How printing works – colour management etc.
Preparing an image for print
Paper types and printer choice
Creating the final print

Who should take this workshop?
Anyone who would like to lift their game in travel or documentary photography and those who would like to find out more about what happens next, after you press the shutter button. Nick’s approach has something for everyone, whether professional or committed enthusiast, and, whilst Nick chooses to use Leica cameras, this workshop is for anyone with a decent camera who would like to get the most out of it.