Summer Workshop Series at Silver Eye Photography

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Summer Workshop Series at Silver Eye Photography

July 21, 2018 - September 15, 2018

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The Lab @ Silver Eye is happy to announce that we now offer photography workshops. We’re starting things off with our Summer 2018 Workshop series designed for individuals of all skill levels. If you’re interested in using the lab, are new to photography, or need a crash-course on using tools and equipment, we highly recommend signing up for one of the following courses.


How To Do Everything @ the Lab
How To Do Everything @ The Lab – Beginner to Intermediate Level
Class Size: 6-10
Saturday, July 21st: 12-3
Workshop: $25 / $75 for Non-members

This 3-hour workshop is intended for those interested in lab membership and current members who need a refresher on lab procedures and equipment. This workshop will contain a brief overview of a common digital lab workflow from start to finish. We will cover the basics of using the lab’s equipment including: scanning with an Epson V850 for making contact sheets and work prints, Flextight Scanning to produce high resolution files for final prints, printing with the Epson P7000 24” Inkjet printer, and briefly discuss framing and print finishing options.

Flash Fundamentals
Flash Fundamentals – Beginner to Intermediate Level
Instructor: Ross Mantle
Class size: 6 – 10 students.
Saturday July 28: 12PM – 5PM
$125 for members, $175 for non-members

This course will demonstrate how to read light in the outside world, when to use flash, and how to operate portable flash units.

Film Scanning
Film Scanning – Beginner to Intermediate Level
Class size: 6-8 students.
Saturday August 11: 12PM – 3PM
$40 for members, $75 for non-members

Learn to make scans that capture all the grain, beauty, and character of film photography. This hands-on workshop will explain how to utilize the Hasselblad Flextight X1 virtual drum scanner to create hi-resolution files with optimal tonal range and sharpness.

The Print

The Print: Large Format Printing – Intermediate Level
Members: $125 + $100 Materials Fee; Non-Members:$175 + $100 Materials Fee
Class size: 6-10 students.
Saturday August 25: 12PM – 5PM

This 5-hour intensive workshop will expand on the introductory workshop and will cover the controls and overall functionality of the Epson P7000 24” and 9900 44” printers and Adobe Photoshop CC to get the most out of your digital files

Framing The Print
Framing The Print – Beginner Level

Members: $125 + $75 Materials Fee; Non-Members $175 + $75 Materials Fee
Class size: 6-10 students.
Saturday, September 15: 12PM – 5PM

This workshop is concerned with one of the most challenging and critical steps in preparing your photography for exhibition.

Individual Tutoring Sessions
$50 per hour

The Lab @ Silver offers private tutoring in a wide range of photography topics for all experience levels. Unlike the traditional workshops, tutoring lets you learn about photography one-to-one with talented, experienced teaching artists. Work on your projects, learn what you want, when you want. Tutoring sessions are $50 per hour.


July 21, 2018
September 15, 2018
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Silver Eye Center for Photography
4808 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA United States
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