Tag Archives: Capture NX

Meet me in Connecticut for workshops and seminars!

I’ve been invited to visit Connecticut this September to present a series of digital photography seminars and workshops.  Thanks to the fine folks at Milford Photo, I’ll be traveling to present three days of photographic instruction.  I can’t wait to get out there and meet you!

Friday, September 10th, 7-9pm The Magic of Digital Landscape Photography (Free Seminar)
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Saturday, Sept. 11th, 7am-2pm: Photo shoot and digital post-processing workshop (Shooting fees: $79.95/person)
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Sunday, Sept. 12th, 8am-4:30pm: The Capture NX2 Master Class (Workshop fees: $149.99/person)
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Using Color Control Points to Emphasize Subjects

Little Blue Heron, Shark Valley, FL. Nikon D300 and 600mm f/4 AFS VR Nikkor lens

Some people assume that the Control Point technology found in Capture NX2 and Nik Viveza is something you use to make radical image adjustments, like changing the color of a sky.  Not so.  In fact, some of the most powerful adjustments I make with Control Points are subtle ones, intended to accentuate a subject against its background.  The image above is an example of where I used Color Control Points (in this case, in Capture NX2) to enhance the subject.

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Heading to the Rockies; Follow me on Twitter

Here’s a quick update of what I’m up to this week.  In case you missed it, I’m leading a workshop with Rick Walker to Rocky Mountain National Park starting tomorrow.  I’m getting ready for fur days of getting up too early, going to bed too late, but hopefully capturing the aspens at their fall peak and the elk in the rut.

You can now follow me on Twitter: jason_odell.  I’ll be posting updates from the workshop if at all possible.
If you can’t travel for a workshop, consider signing up for one of my online training webinars.  These classes are live, interactive sessions where you can talk to me directly as I walk you through Capture NX2 or Nik Silver Efex Pro.  Class size is deliberately kept small so that you have ample opportunity for questions.  All you need is a telephone and a broadband internet connection.  It’s that simple.

October Workshops with Jason Odell: Silver Efex Pro; Capture NX2

Luminescence of Nature Photography is pleased to announce its October training webinar series with photographer and author Jason P. Odell, Ph.D.  Participants will be able to view Jason’s computer screen live and answer questions over the telephone.

Join Jason for the following live online workshops:
Black & White Conversions with Nik Silver Efex Pro
  • October 10 12-2pm EDT
  • October 24 12-2pm EDT
Advanced Image Processing with Capture NX2
  • October 17 11-3pm EDT
To enroll in these workshops, click here.