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  • June 15th, 2016
  • Hudson Valley Professional Photographer of NY State (HVPPNYS)
  • "The Road To Better Black and White Photography"
  • To include:
  • From capture to output. Understanding what it takes to get that perfect B&W.




    Post Processing

    Print Settings

    Why most black and white images fall short.

    Third Party Plugins (Are they worth the investment)?

    Topaz Giveaways

    Moab Giveaways

    Product Discounts

This will be a week long workshop with hands on street photography. Intense and downright fun!!!!

Please check the link above for any info you might have. Class is just about full.

September 10th, 2016

Professional Photographers Association of New England (PPANE)

“With A Click Of The Shutter”

Using all our resources, including our hearts to tell our story.

"Street Photography”

• The How’s

• The Do’s

• The Don’t’s

• Telling the whole story

• Street Photography, Photojournalism, Documentary (which one is it)?

Throw natural light into your camera bag.

• Understanding how to use mother nature's lights to give shape and form to our subjects.

Now What?

• The Capture (It’s not all about the histogram), is it?

• The Import (Pick your poison) Adobe Lightroom/Adobe Camera Raw/Capture One

They all seem to do the pretty much the same thing. But, do they?

• Raw Post Processing

• More post processing in Adobe Photoshop

• Third Party Plugins (Let’s not over do it). Using Layer Masks to (control your wild imagination).

• Painting With Light to enhance and give more dimension to your images.

Black and White Photography

The unmistakeable power of B&W can bring your photography to a new level.

• How to Post Process for B&W

• What makes for a good B&W

• Understanding Contrast

• SilverEfex/On1/Topaz (which way do I go)?

•Keynote Presentations

•The Power Of Slideshows (bringing impact to your presentation).


Door Prizes


Moab/Legion Paper

Cuba/Haiti Prints


LiveBooks Website

Spider Holster

Vertus Fluid Mask

  • State Convention is over and I would like to share some of my accomplishment:
  • Kodak Award/ASP Award/Best Image for NJ/Best Image in show both NY/NJ
  • I also received the PPANJ award for my contribution towards this organization.
  • Have just returned from my photography teaching tour in Cuba. Let me see if I can put into words.
  • Exhilarating, Phenomenal, Awesome, Priceless, Educational, Trip of a lifetime.
  • I just had some of my Haiti work published by:
  • Lens Work. Please visit the following link for information on purchasing the book, digital copy and DVD with interview.
  • Anyone interested in a discount for Fluid Mask, please go to the following link:
  • Anyone interested in the Topaz plugins:
  • Go to this link and enter jimlasala as the discount code. You will receive a 15 percent discount.
  • http://www.topazlabs.com/211.html
  • Anyone interested in Spider Holster
  • Use the coupon code JSPIDER15 at check out on our website, you can receive 15% of any purchase of $50 or more.

All Images are Copyright and Watermarked using Digimarc watermark system. ©Jim LaSala All Rights Reserved

Please watch for new e commerce print ordering coming soon.

  • Please note:
  • All images are printed by me using Moab Entrada Paper.
  • Epson 9900 Printer and UV Coated.

Edges shown are for web display only. All prints will have a white border.

Sample: 10 x 15 images will be printed on 11 x 17 paper.

Matting not included.

Please contact me if you have any questions regarding ordering prints. Prints can be ordered directly by contacting me.

© Jim LaSala 2016