From Digital to Darkroom

with Michael Barone

Monday, February 25 · view days & times
Price: $130 | $117 ArtsQuest Member
Fees: $5 Visual Arts Service Fee
Venue: Olympus Digital Imaging Classroom

4 weeks

Mondays, February 25-March 18 | 6:30-9:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to explore what black and white photography was like before digital but don’t have a film camera? In this class students will use Adobe Photoshop to adjust or modify a digital photograph and create a black and white negative. The digitally adjusted images are printed onto a special inkjet film that will be contact printed onto regular silver paper and processed in a darkroom. All of the usual darkroom printing techniques will then be used to take the piece further. Creating an actual silver gelatin print from a digital image. Introduction to Photoshop is a prerequisite for this class, unless students have solid knowledge of Photoshop.

Michael Barone has been a professional photographer for over 30 years after receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography from the University of Delaware. Barone approaches each photograph as an expression of artistic excellence.  He believes that the best images come from understanding the subject and the particular needs of each clients. Barone uses his artistic training and the tools of modern photography to create work that meets his exacting artistic standards. Over his career Barone has photographed the human form in all its beauty and sensuality, showing a depth of emotion that brings the subject to life. His work has been shown internationally and has won numerous awards and has also published two books of his work. He is now a resident of the Lehigh Valley and besides fine art photography, Michael specializes in commercial portraits and product photography.

Venue Information
Olympus Digital Imaging Classroom
Banana Factory
25 W Third Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015
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