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CREDIT: Ross McKelvey

Photoshop The McKelvey Way with Ross McKelvey

Event info

This photoshop tutorial will feature a host of tips and tricks for an improved workflow. Actions and shortcuts are essential to perform Photoshop tasks the 'McKelvey Way.' Ross will demonstrate simple actions that will allow you to perform everyday tasks such as vignetting or selective brightening with the click of a button. Ross coined the phrase 'don't be a wanger....!' - by which he means do not move sliders in a random, ad hoc way - be more precise in how you change levels and curves, and you will learn a workflow that is predictable and repeatable.

Ross McKelvey MFIAP MPAGB EFIAP/p FBPE FIPF holds two Fellowships and two Masters' qualifications and has been a prolific award winner in International Salons and Exhibitions for eight years - being named No.1 in the World for large monochrome prints in the Photographic Society of America's "Whos Who" in photography in both 2017 and 2018. A Fotospeed Ambassador, Ross specialises in the print format. Based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Ross runs studio and fine art workshops in his commercial studio known as Catchlight Studio.

All images are © Ross McKelvey.

Zoom video-conferencing

This event will take place via Zoom video-conference. You will be emailed a link in advance so you can join the event. During the event you will be able to see : Ross McKelvey and his images. You will be able to interact with him to ask questions after his session. A brief introduction to using Zoom.

Booking a place

You need to book online in order to access this event. This event is free for Digital Imaging members, but these members still have to ‘purchase’ a (free) ticket to receive a link for joining the event.

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Event Organiser

Rex Waygood


Cancellation policy

If circumstances beyond our control cause cancellation of the online event you will be reimbursed. Each attendee must ensure they are able to view this presentation online. It may not be possible for the host/organiser to rectify any problems attendees may have. For that reason, it is in your best interest to satisfy yourself that you can communicate via Zoom before the event. No refund will be available if you are unable to attend the meeting for any reason.



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