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Exclusive digital imaging seminar with Barrie Thomas

Exclusive digital imaging seminar with Barrie Thomas - Rare chance to learn from the expert

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Exclusive digital imaging seminar with Barrie ThomasDigital Photo imaging maestro, Barrie Thomas, is presenting a full day's seminar with Epson at their HQ in Hemel Hempstead. The Get it Right! seminar features great advice on scanning, Photoshop techniques and printing, and runs from 9.30-4.30.

There are two dates available - October 15 and 16 2003 - and the event is limited to just 70 places on each day.
Both dates offer the chance to win an Epson 950 inkjet printer worth £400. Barrie now lives in Australia so this is a rare chance to see the highly respected Photoshop expert in action in the UK.

Full details of the course include

Monitor Set-up
The importance of correct monitor set-up.
Adobe's calibration procedure.
Third-party set-up possibilities

Digital cameras
What are the advantages of digital capture?
Image quality; is it good enough?
Data storage devices and storage of many images whilst traveling.
Saving to a computer without damaging the files!
Image sorting and cataloguing to avoid 'lost' images.

Scanning
Image size
Resolution - the most misunderstood term in digital imaging.
Scanning settings and procedures.
How to scan without damaging the image.
Flat-Bed versus Film scanner.
Multiple scans and how to combine them in Photoshop using Layers.

Image preparation in Photoshop
Resizing for e-mail and the web
Resizing for print, without loss of quality
Positioning images on the page
Placing multiple images
Sharpening for print
Adding borders.

Printing
Choice of printer
Printer set-up... using the right settings.
Choosing Ink and paper types.
Permanency problems and storage of prints
Colour problems... what if it does not look as it did on-screen?
Making simple test prints for colour adjustment purposes?

The event is ticket only, with booking on a first come, first served basis. To book, send a cheque for £40, made payable to EPSON UK Ltd to Angela Bohm, Epson UK Ltd, Marylands Avenue, Campus 100, Hemel Hempstead, Herts HP2 7TJ. Tickets are expected to go fast, so to avoid disappointment, call Shelley Byfield on 01442 227275 to check availability and please mention you read about it on ePHOTOzine.

Barrie Thomas is a regular contributor to Digital Photo and Practical Photography magazines, as well as an occasional writer for other magazines, including the RPS Journal. He is also the author of a video and several CD's on digital imaging.

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