Intermediate Photo Editing: Affinity
One of the main advantages of Affinity over the older Photoshop is the ease with which its modern user interface allows for complex image edits. Affinity’s powerful layer system allows a photographer to bring together spectacular images from numerous source images.
Whether you are a landscape photographer combining bracketed images, a commercial photographer creating conceptual cinematic images from sources shot in different locations, or simply someone that wants to take a portrait from a 9.5 in camera to a perfect 10, Affinity is a great option. This class will tackle the techniques you need.
Are you new to Affinity and detailed image editing? Consider starting with our Basic Photo Editing: Affinity class. It will familiarize you with Affinity and the core concepts this class is based on.
• Creating high quality pixel masks
• Created vector/bezier masks
• Refining masks
• Accessing the full power of blend modes to bring an image together
• Grouping and combining pixel layers, adjustment layers and masks in powerful ways
• “Selling” your composite by adding real fake “artifacts” and “defects” that would exist in a “real” image.
• Adding lighting effects
• Targeted noise reduction
This workshop is designed for photographers already basically familiar with Affinity Photo, or who have considerable experience in another similar destructive image editor (e.g. Photoshop).
Photographers new to destructive image editing and not already familiar with concepts like layer based editing should consider our Basic Photo Editing: Affinity class first.
A laptop or tablet with Affinity installed if you want to “click along.”
Note: the iPad version of Affinity looks different than the desktop version, but the concepts covered all apply. Bring your tablet and Andrew will help you learn to use it!
Schedule and Format
This is a classroom only class. Students are encouraged to bring a laptop and “click along.” Students are encouraged to interrupt and ask questions.
About the Instructor
Andrew Fritz is a self taught photographer who comes from a software engineering background. On his very first trip with a camera he discovered night photography and has never looked back. He developed his night photography skills through trial and error in environments from the near perfect darkness of west Texas to bright urban settings around Washington DC and Austin. When not making night time images, Andrew is shooting for AzulOx Visuals making a variety of images from weddings, to architecture and everything in between. Andrew loves solving problems but more than that, he loves sharing his knowledge with others, helping them grow.
You can contact Andrew with questions about the class at Andrew@AzulOx.com
Please review our class cancellation policy below.
Class & Event Cancellations
You can cancel a class registration up to two business days before the class begins and receive a full refund except for with some special classes and events such as the Mock Wedding and PCU Weekend. See below for more information.
If you register for a class that we hold on a regular basis, and do not show up for the class, you will be rescheduled one time. Once rescheduled, if you do not show up for a class, your payment will be forfeited.
Each class needs a minimum number of students to enroll before the class can “make.” If the minimum enrollment has not been met two business days before the class begins, the class will be cancelled. All students who enrolled in the class will be notified by telephone or email, and may transfer to a different class or be issued a refund (see refund procedure). We encourage all students to enroll as soon as registration begins. Please check your phone and email messages, including your SPAM.
Unless otherwise stated, class refunds are only issued to customers that provide notice to the store that they would like a refund no later than two business days prior to the class. Refunds will not be issued to customers who sign up for a class but fail to attend.
How to Reschedule or Cancel a Class
Please contact the store at 512-467-7676 or email email@example.com to cancel a class. Class cancellations or requests to be rescheduled that are sent through other channels, such as Facebook or Meetup.com messages, will not be honored. Please note that class refunds are only issued during business hours, Monday through Friday.
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