Creating Impact with B&W Processing

Discover an incredible amount of drama and beauty that is revealed when floral images are converted to black and white.

– with Alan Shapiro

11:00 am – 12:30 pm (New York Time), Nov 28, 2020

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Frequently Asked Questions

What happens if I cannot attend my Live Online Class Session?

We record all our live classes session. So if for some reason you cannot attend a live session you will have 1 year watch the the recorded video.

NOTE: Online classes are non-refundable.

What do I need to attend Live Class Session?

You will need a high-speed internet connection to attend our live online class.

We use Zoom Meetings to run our online classes. Zoom Meetings is compatible with all devices, including Mac and PC desktop computers and laptops, mobile phones, and tablet devices. If you're still not sure whether your device will work with our streaming services, try your device out by joining a test meeting at https://zoom.us/test

NOTE: We do not recommend using your mobile phone to attend the meeting because of small screen size of mobile phone. You will get most out of your Online Classes if you are watching out live session on 13 inch or larger screen.

Can I access Online Classes after the Live Session?

Yes. We will attempt to record live presentation. Barring any unforeseen circumstances you will have 1 year access to the recorded video.

What's Included in our Online Classes?

Visual Wilderness Online classes is a live event. Here is what is included in our live online classes:

  • You will be able to watch and hear the instructors as they teach the class topic.
  • Our instructors use a variety of teaching materials in the online classes. These materials may include a Live video, Presentation, Post Processing and Field Videos and more.
  • You will be able to ask question during the Live Event using Zoom’s chat box. NOTE: You do not need a microphone to ask questions. All questions are submitted using the chat box.
  • We will send you a video recording of the class after the live session is completed.

CLASS AGENDA

  • Introduction
  • A super-short slide show of samples showcasing different approaches
  • Overview of the specific B&W conversion tools within LR and ACR
  • 2-3 start-t0-finish examples where we’ll covert photographs to B&W and edit them for maximum impact
  • Q&A will be answered throughout the webinar

SOFTWARE REQUIREMENT

  • Compatible with: Photoshop CC 2020 or later, Adobe Lightroom Classic.
  • Video Created with: Photoshop CC 2020 or later, Adobe Lightroom Classic.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Alan’s favorite B&W conversion tools in Lightroom (LR) and Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) and how he uses them
  • How to look for the potential in a photograph and map out a path to get you there
  • Everything you need to know about Lightroom’s new Color Grading Module for split toning
  • Learn more about creative B&W “sketching” using virtual copies in Lightroom
  • Explore how tonal curve in lightroom can change a mood of your photo. 
  • Some often forgotten finishing touches, additional plug-in options and more.

There is absolutely no doubt that you will walk away from Alan’s class not only feeling inspired, but also with the knowledge on how to identify and edit incredibly impactful and mood invoking imagery.

What People are Saying

Great information

Visual Wilderness Online Classes have great information presented in a logical manner.

Susan Baker
Ory Payson, AZ

Excellent webinar

Excellent webinar by Visual Wilderness., giving me the info I need. Alan Shapiro is a very good teacher.

Richard Kaylin
Grand Junction, Colorado

Alan is a master of color & light

Alan has always been a favorite of mine. Having him share his technique on  Visual Wilderness  has been fabulous. Alan, is a master of color & light, and a fabulous teacher.

Jeri Mearns
Kiawah Island, South Carolina

Presentation was very informative

Alan Shapiro’s presentation was very informative. His combination of several texture layers certainly gives painterly results.

Marjorie Prescott
La Jolla, California

Informative and enjoyable

Visual Wilderness Online Classes  are very informative and enjoyable. So glad to have these type of webinars available.

Lisa Phillips
Las Cruces, NM

Alan brings inanimate objects to life

I love Alan Shapiro‘s energy and enthusiasm for his subject. He brings inanimate objects to life and exposes their soul.

Alison Tinson
United Kingdom

Please have Alan back on Visual Wilderness

Alan Shapiro is extremely generous in sharing his knowledge. I learned so much! From equipment suggestions to flower sources, to work process, I came away with dozens of new ideas I can’t wait to try. Please have him back on Visual Wilderness Online Classes.

Laura Simpson
Glenview, IL

I have learned so much from the videos

Visual Wilderness Streaming Service is the one service that I subscribe to that I truly would be heartbroken to lose!!! I have learned so much from the videos and love that I can go back and re-watch them to refresh myself whenever I want. I knew the videos were outstanding, but I’m in awe at how amazing your customer service is.

Stephanie Young
Kentucky, United States

Eager for further on line classes with Alan Shapiro

I enjoyed the class immensely and am eager for further on line classes with Alan Shapiro on Visual Wilderness.

Sue Reyman

I learned a tremendous amount

Having admired Alan Shapiro‘s work, this entertaining and informative behind the scenes view of his masterful creativity was delightful. I learned a tremendous amount. I am looking forward to his next class.

Barbara Reiner
New Haven, CT

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