The December Photographing Flowers for Transparency: Two Day Workshop with Harold Davis is full, but due to many requests I have added a second session, February 22-23, 2014. Click here for information and online registration for the February Photographing Flowers for Transparency workshop.
Brief workshop description: In this unique workshop offering master photographer Harold Davis shows the techniques he uses to create his floral masterpieces. Arrangement, composition, photography, post-production will all be covered, as will Harold’s special techniques for shooting on a lightbox.
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. I get many people asking me about developing a personal workflow, and also about my Photoshop techniques—this workshop is the forum for mastering both issues successfully.
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). Join master photographer Harold Davis for an late afternoon and evening adventure, photographing the Golden Gate Bridge from various locations around the bridge.
“If you’re a photographer, Paris at night is a ‘Must Do!’ Put it on your bucket list ‘cause you may not see this in Heaven.”—2013 Photograph Paris with Harold Davis Workshop Participant
Many of the 2013 Paris photographers have “re-enlisted” for the 2014 workshop, which should tell you something about the quality of the offering. Photograph Paris with Harold Davis features nine days of Paris during the day and at night.
There’s only one Paris, the City of Light. Explore Paris photographically with a wonderful group of compatible photographers, under the guidance of renowned photographer Harold Davis.
Highlights of the nine-day Photograph Paris with Harold Davis Workshop include a number of excursions, including exclusive after-hours access to Monet’s famous garden at Giverny. We’ll stay in a luxury, left-bank hotel focus our lenses on Paris in bloom, Paris at night, and Paris in black & white.
“I already admired Harold Davis, and had confidence that he would lead us to fantastic places – and he did! A once-in-a-lifetime experience!”—2013 Photograph Paris with Harold Davis Workshop Participant
Come with us to Paris in 2014—and we’ll always have Paris!
About Harold Davis: Harold Davis is a well-known digital artist and award-winning professional photographer. He is the author of many photography books. His most recent titles are The Way of the Digital Photographer (Peachpit) and Monochromatic HDR Photography (Focal Press).
In addition to his activity as a bestselling book author, Harold is a featured columnist for Photo.net. He has been acknowledged as a Moab Master printmaker and is known as a Master Printer. His limited edition artist book Botanique was featured most recently in Fine Art Printing, the only magazine devoted exclusively to fine art photographic printmaking. Harold’s work is widely collected, licensed by art publishers, and has appeared in numerous magazines and other publications.
Harold’s technique and destination photography workshops to such diverse locations as Paris, France; Heidelberg, Germany; and the ancient Bristlecone Pines of the eastern Sierra Nevada are widely popular and usually sell out quickly.
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.