We are less than 3 weeks away from The Photoshop Virtual Summit #4 beginning on May 2 and going for the entire week. After the first 3 weeks that were done during the Covid lockdowns, I expect this week to be another blockbuster—a wonderful week of post processing training. Among the instructors are most of my favorite teachers: Ben Willmore, Julianne Kost, Blake Rudis, Colin Smith, Jesus Ramirez, Glynn Dewis and even a special Bonus Session from Bert Monroy. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Bert Monroy, he has been using Photoshop since, I believe, version 2. He is the original digital master. He uses Photoshop and Illustrator to create his own photorealistic art. He doesn’t use these products to enhance photographs, he uses them to create “art” that you think is a photograph. In 2010 he created an art piece entitled “Times Square”. It was first shown on a 25 foot light box at the Photo Plus Expo in New York. To understand what this entailed please visit BertMonroy.Com/timesquare/timessquare.htm.
In the past few years Adobe has begun to really use artificial intelligence (AI), they call it Sensei, in both Photoshop and Lightroom to help artists and photographers further perfect their use of the products. As a result there are even two classes in using AI: Artificial Intelligence and Portraits as well as Artificial Intelligence Selections and Masks. Ben Willmore will be giving two classes: Transform Shadow into Light and Luminosity Masking 3.0. Julianne Kost is scheduled for Photoshop Automation and Top Layer Tips. The full schedule can be found here.
If you can spend some time viewing these classes, I am sure the effort will be rewarding. Each class will be available for 48 hours from its original viewing to watch for Free. As of today you can buy the entire week for $99, but the price will increase on May 2. Happy viewing a great educational experience.
PS: The PhotoPills class on Shooting Stunning Night Photography now is available under the Virtual Classes table.