Photo Experiences

Creativity in the Digital Darkroom Workshop

Creativity in the Digital Darkroom

4 Days/3 Nights, $2,695 per Person, All-Inclusive

Join the Crane Trust and award-winning photographer Cheryl Opperman for a new 2019 fall workshop designed to help you improve your digital processing skills and expand your creativity in the digital darkroom. Designed for intermediate digital photographers, we will explore the tools and techniques that optimize your output and allow you to construct brand new works of photographic art. In addition to hands-on classroom sessions behind your computer, we will spend time in the field photographing the Crane Trust’s genetically pure bison herd, a variety of raptors from a local raptor education and rehabilitation organization, and prairie scenery.

What You'll Learn

•  How to think creatively

•  Capturing components for digital imaging

•  Best digital processing practices

•  Creative tools and techniques in Photoshop® and other plug-ins & software

•  Crane Trust’s conservation efforts

What You'll Need

•  Camera equipment with a variety of lenses and a tripod for the outdoor photography sessions

•  Laptop with plenty of processing power & the most current version of Photoshop® (a mouse or tablet is also recommended)

•  Other software will be recommended prior to arrival so that you may download trial versions before making a purchase

•  Layered clothing with wind and water protection, hiking boots, and sunscreen

General Itinerary

•  Breakfast

•  Morning outdoor photo shoot

•  Morning classroom session

•  Lunch

•  Afternoon classroom session

•  Social time and dinner

•  Evening outdoor photo shoot

•  Dessert

$500 non-refundable deposit