THE ZONE SYSTEM - 3 hours $250

The Zone System is a technique formulated by Ansel Adams & Fred Archer in the 1930s that provides a standardized way of working that guarantees a correct exposure in every situation, even in the trickiest lighting conditions.

This seminar has been designed to teach you the basics of the Zone System as applied to digital photography.
The class will finish with a focus on applying the Zone System to processing black& white images.

What You Will Learn

• How to see what your camera sees
• When shooting in manual mode, how to adjust your exposure settings to achieve richer, more vibrant exposures
• How to solve all kinds of exposure issues
• How to adjust the exposure of selected parts of your image in postproduction

Who Should Attend

• Photographers looking to learn the Zone System or to improve their lighting/exposure prowess.

ADOBE LIGHTROOM - One on One - INTRODUCTION

6 classes, 18 hours $1250.00 

Learn the correct work-flow for importing, developing, organizing, exporting and printing your digital images. I can teach you every aspect of this wonderful digital imaging software which is now used by newbies and professionals alike. This course is delivered in six, three hour classes.


ADOBE LIGHTROOM - One on One - INTERMEDIATE

6 classes, 18 hours $1250.00 

We focus on all the Adobe Lightroom DEVELOP options so that you can enhance your images to produce stunning photographs. 


ADOBE LIGHTROOM - One on One - ADVANCED 

6 classes, 18 hours $1250.00 

These one on one lessons focus on producing the best images possible from your images. We will incorporate Photoshop as needed and produce photography books and fine art prints.


ADOBE PHOTOSHOP - One on One

6 classes, 18 hours $1250.00 

Whether you are relatively new to Photoshop or have been using it for years and want to quickly expand your expertise; my one on one classes are designed to enable you to achieve your goals with digital imaging. Adobe Photoshop is the industry standard in digital imaging, it is an environment of endless creative possibilities. In order to use Photoshop effectively you must be instructed along the lines of your creative interests first. I teach the best Photoshop workflow known to man...period!


THE ART OF THE PORTRAIT - 4 hours $350.00

This workshop provides instruction on the techniques and communication skills required to create compelling portraits. I will present several portrait styles, starting with available light and minimal equipment and building with more sophisticated lighting equipment and techniques as we progress through the classes. I bring over twenty years of experience as a professional portrait photographer to these classes. A model is provided. Bring a DSLR camera and portrait lenses. Lunch is provided.


PORTFOLIO REVIEW AND INSTRUCTION  per hour $100.00

This is a unique opportunity to go over your photographs with professional photographer, gallery director and educator Gary Ray Rush. Your photos are reviewed, your work-flow discussed and then instruction begins in order to give you the tools, knowledge and skills you need, to take your photography to the next level.

Classes are offered: weekdays, evenings and weekends.

For scheduling and registration: 

Call 416 469 8005 

email garyrayrush@rogers.com

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