Art & Portfolios
- I have two prints in the exhibition Timeless: The White Mountains at Photo Fine Art Photography, a gallery in Oakland, CA. If you are in the Bay area, please consider joining me for the opening reception on Saturday, September 7, 2013 from 2-4 PM (click here for more info).
- Phyllis and I are very excited to have a new corporate sponsor for my photography. I am not allowed to tell you more about this until it is formally announced, but we are extremely pleased and excited.
- On the book front, we are very pleased with the reception for The Way of the Digital Photographer, and excited to get an advance copy of Monchromatic HDR Photography. This is a unique and beautiful book that also provides a practical workflow for photographers seriously interested in extending the tonal range of their digital black and white. The formal publication date is in October, but you can pre-order it via Amazon.
- In the course of this autumn I will be visiting Denver to produce an online course, Carmel and Big Sur for a workshop, Paris, New York, and Japan—where I plan to spend the most time in Kyoto and walking the old Kumano kodo trail—in all case for a combination of business, photography and pleasure.
- We are very pleased with the sales of my Botanique handmade artist book. It has been written up in Fine Art Printer, a leading magazine about the art and craft of fine photographic printing (click here for more info). There is only one copy left in the $1,200 price tier, after that is gone the price will be $1,900. Please contact the studio if you are interested this “luscious edition that oozes flower sensuousness” (as one collector put it). Orders are on a first come, first served basis; click here for more information about Botanique.
- Numbers 4-6 of my Monochromatic Visions portfolio are available for $1,200. Please contact the studio if you are interested; click here for more information about Monochromatic Visions.
- Advance copies (numbers 1-3) of the iPhonographie de Paris portfolio are available for the special price of $390. Please contact the studio if you’d like a copy; click here for more information about iPhonographie de Paris.
- Speaking of “one left” (we were, weren’t we!), there is one spot remaining in the Monochromatic HDR Photography in the Big Sur landscape workshop,sponsored by the Center for Photographic Art in Carmel, CA, click here for info, curriculum and registration. The workshop is Friday, September 27 – Sunday, September 29, 2013. This won’t last long!
- There are only a few spaces remaining in the Waves workshop on Saturday November 23, 2013, conducted in the classroom and field at Point Reyes National Seashore, click here for online registration.
- The Photographing Flowers for Transparency: Two Day Workshop with Harold Davis is a unique opportunity to learn my techniques for photographing and processing flowers for transparency. Alas, the workshop is full, but a waiting list is available. If there is enough interest, we might consider opening a second session.
- Mastering Creative Photoshop: The Way of the Digital Photographer—This workshop covers developing a personal digital Photoshop workflow. Topics explained in detail include archiving and checkpoints, RAW processing, multi-RAW processing, HDR, hand-HDR, stacking, LAB color creative effects, monochromatic conversions, using backgrounds and textures, layers, layers masks, working with channels, Photoshop filters, and plugins from Nik Software, onOne Software, and Topaz—In Berkeley, CA, the weekend of January 25-26, 2014; click here for info and to register.
- Achieving Your Potential As a Digital Photographer: A Multi-Modal Ongoing Six Month Workshop–This workshop provides a platform for ongoing mentoring in the context of a supportive group environment. Customized individual assignments will be given. After the initial intensive two-day in-person session, we will keep in touch with monthly private group online webinars and individual phone or email consultations. A final dinner to review work and celebrate our progress will be provided at the conclusion of the workshop. Limited to 12 photographers. A portfolio review is required—starting the weekend of March 15-16, 2014, and ongoing; click here for info and instructions on how to apply.
- Full Moon Workshop: Photograph the Golden Gate Bridge Like You Never Have Before: hands-on adventure with Harold Davis (April 15, 2014; click here for information and registration).
- Photograph Paris with Harold Davis featuring Paris at night, the gardens at Giverny, black & white, and more. April 26 – May 5, 2014; Click here for detailed information and itinerary, and click here for online registration.
- Creative Flower Photography, June 27-30, 2014, Heidelberg, Germany. I don’t have a registration link for this workshop yet, which is being sponsored by a German publisher, but if you are interested please drop me an email, and I can let you know when registration is available.
- Creative Black & White Photography and Monochromatic HDR, July 4-7, 2014, Heidelberg, Germany. I don’t have a registration link for this workshop yet, which is being sponsored by a German publisher, but if you are interested please drop me an email, and I can let you know when registration is available.
- Photograph Barcelona with Harold Davis featuring Gaudi, night photography, the Cemetery of Forgotten Books, black & white, tapas, and more. October 19 -26, 2014; click here for detailed information and itinerary, and click here for online registration ($500 early-bird discount applies before January 1, 2014).
What folks have said about Harold Davis workshops and events (unsolicited comments):
- “A great artist and speaker!”—W. Anglin
- “Harold is genuine, generous, and gracious – He has a world of knowledge and expertise that he loves to share – his wonderful books show his monumental talents and skill set- his workshops shows the depth of his connecting with others in a very real and personal way.”—P. Borrelli
- “Awesome! He patiently addressed questions from the audience which contained photographers of all levels , molding his answers to the level of understanding for each of us. His presentations covered a wonderful range of technical knowledge as well as emphasizing the need for images to have an emotional quality. The images he shares are breathtaking and he is generous in sharing many facets of how he captures such beauty.”—J. Phillips
- “Not all photographers are good verbal communicators. Harold is someone who can DO and TEACH. A rare combination of talents.”—B. Sawyer
- “He was very giving of his talents and time. The course was very organized and thorough. Loved it! Learned so much! … I also wanted to let you know that I have more than paid the cost of the workshops I’ve done with you by selling some photos! I have sold three prints already.”—L. Beck
- “Very creative and a marvelous instructor.”—Kay S.