Fine Art Black & White Inkjet Printing | November

Fine Art Black & White Inkjet Printing

Date  | Saturday, November 9, 2024

Time  |   9 AM – 5 PM

Location |  Colorado Photographic Arts Center

1200 Lincoln Street, Denver, CO, 80203

Cost  |  $240 Member and $264 Non-Member

Materials Fee  |  Additional $40 per student

Instructor  |  Frank Varney

Skill Level  |  All skill levels welcome


Students will learn to create fine art black & white archival inkjet prints to match artistic intentions.

Course Description:

Fine Art Black & White Printing is a workshop for photographers who want start printing or improve their black & white inkjet printing skills. This workshop is taught from the perspective that the fine art print should reflect your artistic intentions. Students will learn how to make better captures intended for black & white, converting color captures to B&W and editing images in Photoshop, Lightroom Classic, and Silver Image Efex Pro. Also discussed will be creating, downloading, and using ICC paper profiles; monitor calibration, soft proofing, image sharpening and noise reduction, image toning, as well as paper selection. Students will have an opportunity to apply their newly learned skills by printing one of their photographs on 13×19 Hahnemühle Fine Art Baryta Satin inkjet paper, using CPAC’s Canon Pro-1000 printer.

  • Capture techniques for the ultimate B&W inkjet print
  • Methods for converting color digital files B&W for inkjet printing using Lightroom Classic, Photoshop and Silver Efex Pro
  • Mechanics of soft proofing, printing, and toning with the same software programs listed above
  • Survey of B&W inkjet printing papers

Materials Needed:

  • Laptop for file editing
  • Lightroom Classic, Photoshop or Silver Efex Pro