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Fine Art Photography: Creating Large Format Prints
Steve Hansen
with Steve Hansen
Make your fine art prints stand out from the pack! Join Steve Hansen for an in-depth look at all of the steps involved in creating a large format fine art print. In this class youâ... READ MORE
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lessons: 12 Course Lessons
duration: 1hr, 27min
published: 2016
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Fine Art Photography: Creating Large Format Prints
with Steve Hansen
Make your fine art prints stand out from the pack! Join Steve Hansen for an in-depth look at all of the steps involved in creating a large format fine art print. In this class you’ll learn what makes a print a fine art print, how Steve takes a photo from capture to post production to print, the importance of a test print, and how to decide what type of paper, ink, and printer is best for your type of photographs. Throughout the class Steve shares tips, tricks, and techniques for working in Lightroom, Photoshop, and with all of the materials used in creating the final print. Creating a fine art print is all about bringing your vision to life in a print, and by exploring a variety of finishing options that fit your style you can add value to your work and make it stand out from all of the rest. The second course in this series that deals with marketing your prints is coming soon! BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction (free course preview)
Join Steve as he introduces the class and discusses what will be covered in the lessons that follow.
52 sec
lesson 2: What is a Fine Art Print?
In this lesson Steve discusses what exactly makes a print a fine art print.
4min, 1sec
lesson 3: Capture to Print Workflow: Part 1
This workflow can apply to any image you want to create as a fine art print.
10min, 19sec
lesson 4: Capture to Print Workflow: Part 2
In this lesson Steve demonstrates his light-handed approach to working in Lightroom.
18min, 24sec
lesson 5: Capture to Print Workflow: Part 3
Moving from Lightroom, Steve takes the merged pano into Photoshop to prepare it for the final print.
13min, 21sec
lesson 6: Making a Test Print
By making a test print you can see how the image looks as a print, where you can then evaluate the results and take the corrective actions required.
8min, 20sec
lesson 7: Papers, Inks, and Printers
There are pros and cons to each type of paper you need to take into consideration for each photo you are printing.
13min, 50sec
lesson 8: Finishing Options
There are a lot of finishing options available to you when matting your print.
7min, 29sec
lesson 9: Print Sizes
In this lesson Steve covers the print sizes he uses, the ones he recommends, the ones that sell best, and how many sizes you might want to offer.
2min, 46sec
lesson 10: Authenticating Prints
There are a variety of methods you can use to let buyers know these photos are yours, and that they are authentic.
4min, 49sec
lesson 11: Removing the Roll From a Print
Steve demonstrates a technique for flattening a rolled print to prepare it for being matted and framed.
2min, 12sec
lesson 12: Conclusion
Steve wraps up the class with some closing thoughts.
1min, 21sec
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Steve Hansen
meet  Steve Hansen
Award-Winning Food/Beverage & Fine Art Landscape Photographer
Award-winning food photographer, Steve Hansen, brings an artist's eye and a chef's perspective to every image he creates for his clients. Steve draws upon his prior experience as a food stylist, professional chef, and digital artist to every shoot where he creates vibrant and impactful images that consistently resonate with the senses.
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