Melbourne workshop schedule

Session 1 - Introduction to camera control
Saturday 18 October 2014
11:00am - 4:00pm

This introduction session will introduce you to the DSLR camera and the importance of reading light, composition and exposure. You will take some photographs in RAW format and then bring them back to the ‘digital darkroom’ for processing.
Facilitator: Kirsten Lyttle


Session 2 - What is a Photobook?
Saturday 25 October, 2014
11:00am - 4:00pm

In this session we will review the images from the previous week and do some basic Photoshop editing. We’re also going to look at some photobooks and talk about how we can tell stories through the medium of photography.
Facilitator: Torika Bolatagici


Session 3 - Introduction to Photoshop
Saturday 8 November, 2014
11:00am - 4:00pm
This week is about refining your camera control technique, reviewing the images you have already made and more Photoshop editing.
Facilitator: Kirsten Lyttle


Session 4 - Editing, sequencing and narrative
Saturday 15 November, 2014
11:00am - 4:00pm

This week is dedicated to editing, sequencing, layout and preparing your files for print. You will be introduced to colour management, colour space and soft proofing. We’ll talk about the print process and look at different paper stock for your final book.
Facilitator: Torika Bolatagici


Session 5 - Photobook construction
Saturday 22 November, 2014
11:00am - 4:00pm

Daniel and Michelle will join us this week for a fun-filled book binding session. This week will see the culmination of your efforts as you learn different stitching and binding techniques. Daniel will also tell us about the Asia-Pacific Photobook Archive, where the books will be exhibited.
Facilitator: Daniel Boetker-Smith and Michelle Lackenby


Session 6 - Online publishing and celebration
Saturday 6 December, 2014
11:00am - 4:00pm

In our final week, we ‘go digital’ and look at different options for online publishing. This is also the official launch party and celebration.
Facilitator: Torika Bolatagici

 

WORKSHOP VENUE

Footscray Community Arts Centre
45 Moreland Street, Footscray