In this class, Natasha Calzatti will show you all the new masking options: How to use the Brush options, Linear and Radial Gradient tools in the new floating Masking panel. Then, automatically select a subject or sky in your image; with this new one-click selection, you can define areas and enhance editing to bring out exactly what you desire. Explore your options for adjusting localized areas within your images with masking and retouching tools. Once your photos are edited and adjusted, extend Lightroom Classic in synchronizing collections with your smartphone or tablet to show off your work on the go.
Technical Level: Intermediate to Advanced. Understanding of Importing and basic folder organization is required.
This workshop will cover:
- Advanced Masking tools that include Color and Luminance Range control to edit specific areas.
- Advanced Clone/Healing Brush: Make your images spotless with a single brush stroke. Remove simple unwanted objects and flaws—just disappear.
- Create custom color grading looks and save them as presets.
- Using Lightroom with Photoshop (photoshop is not required for this class)
- Intro to Lightroom mobile sync smartphone or tablet
Instructor Bio: Natasha Calzatti. Upon receiving her BFA in Photography from Otis Parsons School of Design, Natasha Calzatti, a photographer and digital retoucher, went on to shoot award-winning photography for THE NEW YORK TIMES, NEWSWEEK, PEOPLE and VIBE, and has been syndicated internationally. Her work is represented in many private collections and has been shown publicly in Los Angeles and more recently in Portland, Oregon’s Black Box Gallery. Simultaneous to her photography career, Natasha found herself at the cutting edge of imaging as it transitioned from the chemical darkroom to the digital darkroom where her abilities became increasingly in demand for magazine clients TV Guide, Marie Claire, Time Magazine, The Source, and Vibe as well as advertising clients Midas, MCI and Dreyfus.Ms. Calzatti was invited to The Getty Center to share her behind the camera experiences of Cuba as she presented an in-gallery exploration of A Revolutionary Project: Cuba from Walker Evans to Now. Today Ms. Calzatti divides her time between shooting assignments and lecturing on digital imaging issues both in U.S and abroad. You can see her current work at www.calzattifoto.com.
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In accordance with state and local public health organizations, Samy’s Photo School is following all COVID-19 related protocols. Please do not attend this class if you have experienced any symptoms related to COVID-19 over the past 24 hours including fever of 100.4 or higher, cough, shortness of breath, loss of sense of taste/smell, fatigue, diarrhea, muscle aches and headache. Please do not attend this class if you have had close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 10 days. Face coverings are mandatory for all who attend.