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Digital Printing Masterclass

by Shawn Clark

This class designed for the professional photographer will address the use of inkjet printers for color and black and white digital output.Students will learn to test digital inkjet paper and ink combinations to optimize image andprinter settings.


Class Objectives:

After successfully completing this class, students will be able to:

Materials and supplies:

Class Outline:

Color and color management (30 min)
Photoshop and color management (60 min)
Paper surfaces and qualities (30 min)
Printer Technologies (30 min)
Printing in color (45 min)
Converting to Black and White (45 min)
Soft proofing (15 min)
Activity: review print tests and profiles
Printing from Lightroom (45 min)
Q & A (60 min)

6 Hours total


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About Shawn Clark:

The first time Shawn Clark realized he could express his passion for photography as a profession was while employed as an Executive Protection Agent to conduct surveillance of the local police department. Mr. Clark left the field of executive protection to earn a Bachelorís of Fine Arts specializing in Forensic Photography from Barry University. Subsequently, Mr. Clark's diverse college and employment experiences have given him the opportunity to photograph for catalogs, fashion designers, autopsies, evidence, research, and homicide scenes with the Miami Dade Medical Examiner. During late 2006, Mr. Clark started Synchronized Elegance Imaging, inc. to provide wedding, corporate, and event photography services and has provided services for The Computer History Museum, Habitat for Humanity, JW Marriot, and Miami Country Day School. Mr. Clarkís images are included in the collections of the Computer History Museum, Intel, and Kodak, in addition to many private collections. In the spring of 2011 he completed his graduate studies at the Academy of Art University a thesis, entitled, "Nights on Troubled Waters". Mr. Clark resides in Miami, Florida and operates Scholastic Experience Imaging (formally Synchronized Elegance Imaging) with his wife, Jenifer Day.