Nat Coalson is a photographic artist, originally from Denver, Colorado and based in the UK since 2012. He has worked professionally for over thirty years in fine art photography, digital imaging and printing. Nat’s photographic art has been published and exhibited extensively, received numerous awards and is held in private and corporate collections worldwide. He is an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society, an Adobe Certified Expert in Lightroom and Photoshop and the author of popular photography instructional books including Lightroom: Streamlining your Digital Photography Process and Nature Photography Workshop. Nat is an acclaimed teacher and speaker and the owner of Gallery Photiq, the fine art photography gallery and print atelier in Leamington Spa, United Kingdom.
Keynote: Photography as Fine Art
To kick off the event, Nat will talk about what distinguishes fine art photography from other genres, along with suggested methods for producing strong bodies of work and navigating the marketplace.
10:00 – 11:00 am bst
Fine Art Digital Printing
What makes a great digital print? Learn essential methods, tips and techniques to get the best possible quality from your digital images. Nat will explain the options and take you through the most important aspects of the professional workflow for producing digital inkjet prints with fine-art quality.
- Choosing the best media for each image
- Preparing images for printing
- Colour management
- Printing from Lightroom and Photoshop
- Sending images to a lab
This session will concentrate on fine art-quality inkjet printing, but many of the key principles apply to all kinds of digital reproduction.
Whether you make your own prints or send your images to a lab, you'll come away from this session with the knowledge and skills to ensure your prints always look the best they can.