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Gualala Arts Workshop
Digital Photography
Discover the Hidden Landscapes of Northern California's Redwood Coast

Instructor: Ralph Lee Hopkins
with assistants Jeanne Gadol and Steve Gadol

Wednesday - Sunday
April 26 - 30, 2006
Opening reception: April 25 at 6:00 pm

Ralph Lee Hopkins: Lighthouse Register by April 11
Detailed information provided upon sign-up

Tuition: $495 members; $545 non-members
Min. 8 students; max. 15 students

This digital photography workshop explores the creative aspects of photography on field trips to beautiful and inspiring locations along the rugged Northern California coast in and around Gualala.

Our week includes daily discussions, thoughtful critiques of the previous day's work, and slide shows on creative and technical aspects of digital photography. In the field, emphasis is on one-on-one instruction exploring each participant's creative vision through light, color and composition. Back in the classroom, emphasis is on learning an efficient workflow for downloading, editing, and processing your digital images in Photoshop.

For advanced beginners to competent amateurs. A good working knowledge of your digital camera, laptop computer, and basic digital workflow is required (Photoshop Elements or CSII). Ideally, participants should bring a digital camera that can be taken out of automatic mode and with which they are familiar (digital SLR is best) and should also know how to download digital photos into their laptop computer and move, sort, and re-name in the browser.

Wednesday, April 26, 7:30pm
Ralph Lee Hopkins lecture
A Voyage to the White Continent
in the Gualala Arts auditorium.
Open to the general public