Education

NFRCC has made the following courses, seminars and training material available to all of our members

TopicDescriptionPresenterVideoAdditional Material
Burning & DodgingBurning and Dodging are photographic techniques which permit the photographer to lighten (dodge) or darken (burn) the exposure applied to parts of an image.
Mary Lou FrostLink to YouTube Channel

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HDR Halo Removal with Luminosity MasksA lesson on techniques for reducing the “halos” which often appear on our HDR images where dark and light areas converge.

Mary Lou FrostLink to YouTube ChannelLesson support files & downloads

Sharpening TechniquesLearn methods to sharpen your imagesMary Lou FrostLink to YouTube ChannelLesson support files & downloads
The Text ToolLearn to use the Text Tool to create custom watermarksMary Lou FrostLink to YouTube ChannelLesson support files & downloads
Camera RawWorking with Raw Files (Develop Module in Lightroom) Working win Adobe Camera Raw (Develop Module in Lightroom) including the benefits of developing jpeg images in ACRMary Lou FrostLink to YouTube ChannelLesson support files & downloads
Further Development of Raw Files (Develop Module in Lightroom)Further Use of Adobe Camera Raw (Develop Module in Lightroom)Mary Lou FrostLink to YouTube ChannelLesson support files & downloads
SelectionLearn how to create a selection, work with popular selection tools, and fine-tune the edges of a selectionMary Lou FrostLink to YouTube ChannelLesson support files & downloads
Clone Stamp Tool and Healing Brushes“Fixit Images” requiring the Clone Stamp Tool for Development Using the spot healing and healing brushes, including minimizing wrinkles on skin and removing glare from glassesMary Lou FrostLink to YouTube ChannelLesson support files & downloads
Moving an Image into a New BackgroundExtracting an Image from its background and moving it into a new document.Mary Lou FrostLink to YouTube ChannelLesson support files & downloads
Extracting an Image and Creating a New BackgroundExtracting a hard-edge subject and creating a new backgroundMary Lou FrostLink to YouTube ChannelLesson support files & downloads
Luminosity and ExposureUnderstanding Luminosity and Histograms including Camera Use and Post ProcessingMary Lou FrostLink to YouTube ChannelLesson support files & downloads
Special Uses of Luminosity SelectionsAdvanced applications for Luminosity Selections: “Detailing the Dark,” “The Orton Effect,” and “Blending Images with Varying Exposures.”Mary Lou FrostLink to YouTube ChannelLesson support files & downloads
Transform ToolsA presentation on the common transform tools: free transform, perspective, skew and distort.Mary Lou FrostLink to YouTube ChannelLesson support files & downloads
Creative Image TechniquesDeveloping Creative Image, including Mirroring, Mandalas, Kaleidoscopes and Tiny Planets.Mary Lou FrostLink to YouTube ChannelLesson support files & downloads
Introduction to Photo Compositing by Rick McKenzieCompositing multiple images in PhotoshopRick McKenzie of the Hamilton Camera ClubLink to YouTube Channel
Introductions to Street Photography from Beginner to Advanced by James MaherIntroductions to Street Photography from Beginner to AdvancedJames Maher of the Hamilton Camera ClubLink to YouTube Channel
Special Text EffectsCreating text using background files and other special effects techniquesMary Lou FrostLink to YouTube ChannelLesson support files & downloads