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VIDEO: Crafting Images in the Digital Darkroom with Topaz Labs Tools

Difficulty: Everyone, great for Novice and Pro alike 

In this era of digital photography, a large part of the creative process happens after the image is recorded. Yes, getting things “right” in the camera is important; and decisions about composition, lighting, and depth of field are all choices to attend to before clicking the shutter. But once an image is recorded, makes the cut, leaves the camera card or mobile phone, and makes its way into the computer, what happens then? That’s were Topaz Labs comes in and boy does it shine! Whether crafting landscapes to look exactly as they appeared when the shutter clicked, or stylizing images to create a painterly image, a nostalgic tone, or a vintage look, Topaz adjustments and effects help photographers realize their creative vision. 

Join photographer Rad Drew as he applies Topaz Labs software to craft traditional, infrared and mobile images in Topaz Studio, today’s Digital Darkroom. Rad will demonstrate the power of AI Clear, and discuss applications of AI Gigapixel, Topaz’s latest artificial intelligence software for enlarging images. Then he’ll share his workflow for processing landscapes from Cape Cod and Hawaii, scenes from Cuba, and revisit his hallmark infrared image processing using a variety of Topaz editing tools and Pro Adjustments. 

Rad is a teacher, tour leader, and award-winning photographer whose creative images have been recognized in juried international competitions and exhibited in galleries around the world. His photography workshops in the South of France, Cape Cod, Tuscany, Cuba, Hawaii, and other destinations throughout the continental USA are great ways to learn while photographing beautiful areas of the world.

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VIDEO: Post processing for drama and impact with Topaz Studio, presented by Joe Reardon

A Topaz Live webinar recorded on December 4th, 2018. This is an advanced workflow webinar and assumes a familiarity with Topaz tools.

Join Joe Reardon as he shares his signature style and workflow using multiple effects in Topaz Products including B&W, Textures, Precision Contrast and Detail, Edges, AI Clear, and his own version of the Orton Effect 

About Joe Reardon
Joe is a New Hampshire based freelance photographer, workshop leader and instructor. He is a juried artist at the New Hampshire Art Association, Plymouth Center for the Arts, South Shore Art Association, Cambridge Art Association, Rockport Art Association and the Copley Society of Art. 

He regularly leads workshops and software training in and around the New England area and has had his work displayed in both the US Senate and the US Congress. 

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VIDEO: Special 2 day presentation of Crafting Your images with Topaz presented by John Barclay – November 2018

We are happy to welcome back John Barclay, pro photographer and workshop leader, to present his favorite tools in Topaz Studio, and other Topaz Products in this special 2 part session. 

John is a passionate photographer and enthusiastic workshop leader leading tours in the United States and around the world. He is also an inspirational speaker, presenting his program Dream – Believe – Create to audiences around the country. John’s work has been published in a number of books and magazines and is treasured by a number of private collectors. John is the recipient of an excellence award from B&W Magazine and was chosen by Dewitt Jones to participate in his program. You can see his work and view his workshop schedule at 

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