"Rendering For Impact"
by Jim Christensen-NY
Monday, November 6, 7:30 PM

It's as true today as it was when Ansel Adams said it 50 years ago, ‘You don’t take a photograph, you make it.’ In this talk Jim will share some strategies and techniques for making images in the so-called ‘digital darkroom’ -aka Photoshop and Photoshop Elements- that have more impact. He'll show some examples, explain how he made them, and teach you how to make them. The tools and techniques have changed since Ansel's time, but the goal is still the same.... make compelling images that communicate your vision and passion.

Our speaker is a photographer, teacher, and lecturer from the New York City area. He is a member and past president of the Westchester Photographic Society, NY, founder of the annual Croton-on-Hudson Fall Arts Festival in NY and was the Artist in Residence at Acadia National Park, Maine in the spring of 2015.

His work has been featured in galleries and other venues in NY and CT, and spans landscapes, night-scapes, wildlife, people -in the studio and on the sidewalks of NY, flowers, and abstracts. In addition he designs and builds one of a kind mixed media frames, and has a deep technical background in digital imaging theory and software as a result of his career as a research scientist at IBM were he created firmware and image processing software for one of the world's best and first, digital colorimetric cameras in the 1980's and 1990's.

For more of his images and profile information, please visit his web site at www.jimchristensenphotography.com