PSA Webinars

PSA - Educating and Connecting People through Photography

PSA Webinars
Acting Director

✉ Shiv Verma, APSA, MNEC·
The PSA Webinar program will invite various accomplished photographers or photographic companies to present Webinars using the Citrix GoTo Webinar and GoTo Training System. An attempt will be made to include all Webinars in a digital library once they are presented, which can be accessed by all PSA members and clubs.   

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  • Creative Macro Photography - recorded July 15, 2019
    Run time: 1:01:48
    Presented by: Charles Needle

    Learn how to create unusual and striking close-up images both in the field and in your own backyard and/or home studio. Award-winning fine art photographer and workshop leader, Charles Needle, will guide you through all the necessary steps to take your macro photography to the next level. In this webinar, Charles will discuss specific methods for shooting water droplets, reflections on iridescent glass, mylar, and everyday household objects. He will also cover more advanced topics, such as selective-focus macro, “shooting through” with a telephoto lens, close-up lenses/diopters, artistic macro with Lensbaby and Kaleidoscopic lenses, Soft-Glow Montage macro, and wide- angle macro.
    Charles Needle is an award-winning, California-based fine art photographer, author, speaker and workshop leader with a unique eye for design and artistic interpretation. His popular “Art of Nature” creative macro workshops have attracted students nationwide.

    Webinar found in the members only area under Webinars
  • Travel & Nature Photography, Near and Far - Recorded June 17, 2019
    Whether you are standing on the edge of the Grand Canyon or just trying to capture the colorful flowers in your backyard garden, here is the chance to get some helpful hints on how to best capture your subjects. Join Professional Photographer Ken Hubbard as he helps you fine tune your photography skills, so you don't miss out on taking the best possible images of your next adventure. During this webinar you will learn how to create the right exposure, approach your subject, compose new angles and perspectives, pack your bag with the right lenses and much more useful information. Open your eyes to the world of travel & nature photography and your memories will last a lifetime!

    Webinar found in the members only area under Webinars

  • The A.I, Revolution with Topaz Labs on Feb 15, 2019
    Greg Rostami, Topaz guru gave an exciting webinar of the cutting-edge A.I. solutions from Topaz Labs:
    - Upscale your photos 600% with unprecedented quality using A.I. GigaPixel.
    - Remove high ISO noise and sharpen your photos with A.I. Clear.
    - Convert any JPEG to RAW and increase dynamic range in A.I. JPEG to RAW.
    - Create an art masterpiece from your photos with A.I. ReMix.

    - Welcome and introductions
    - Presentation & Demonstration
    - Questions if possible

    Webinar found in the members only area under Webinars
  • Discover Luminar 3 with Libraries - January 18, 2019
    Duration: 1:27:42
    Given by: Abba Shapiro

    Get a special look into Luminar 3 and learn about the all new Library features that can help you sort, rate and filter your images and much more to help you quickly organize and edit your best images! 

    Some of the topics we will be going over: 
• Explore the new Library features in Luminar 3
    • Look at Sorting, Rating, and Filtering 
• Examine the new QuickEdit Workflow 
• Unique AI and Image Aware Filters in Luminar 
• and more! 

    Presenter: Abba Shapiro is the Senior Evangelist and Trainer for Skylum Software as well as a Professional Photographer and Author who conducts workshops around the globe.

    Webinar found in the members only area under Webinars
  • Achieving Photographic Distinctions from the Photographic Society of America, December 2018
    Webinar available for viewing in the Member's Only area

    Given by Roy Killen, GMPSA, EFIAP, APSEM

    This webinar will explain the process of obtaining Star Ratings and Recognition of Photographic Achievement (ROPA). It is recommended that participants download the “Star 1-5 Application Instructions” and the “Star Ratings Application Spreadsheet” from prior to the webinar. 
  • Details from Friday, November 9, 2018 - Color Management for Photographers
    PSA’s first webinar, “A Photographer’s Color Management Workflow” was broadcast on Friday, November 9, 2018

    The webinar was recorded and is available for members to view. You must be logged in to the Members Only Area and then use the Education link on the upper left and the dropdown menu to the “Webinar” tab.

    Click here for a direct link. (requires member login first)

    Details of this webinar are:
    A Photographer’s Color Management Workflow

    The best weapon in any photographer’s kit is a ColorChecker Passport and iOne Studio a Monitor/Printer Profiler. This seminar is for everyone who is concerned about good color quality in Still and Hybrid Photography. Here is what you will learn:
    • Using the Color Checker to white balance and obtain correct color in your images
    • Using Lightroom for profiling and color managing your images
    • Preventing and Correcting color casts
    • Warming and Cooling your portraits and landscapes to set the right mood
    • Calibrating your monitor for optimized editing