Black & White Conversion Workshop

August 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
B & W Workshop
Grecian Gardens Restaurant 2312 Sunset Blvd
West Columbia
Roger Buenzow

Saturday August 3rd will be an all day hands-on workshop on Black & White Photography:

Focus will be on Nature Photography:

Workshop agenda

  • Discuss “inspiration images” from Monochrome Awards
  • Discuss each participant’s “before” color image and thoughts re conversion to B&W
  • Review the concept of creating a conversion/editing action plan
  • Demonstrate the black and white conversion workflow using Adobe Lightroom
  • Demonstrate the black and white conversion workflow using Nik Silver Effects Pro
  • Demonstrate how to make subtle, local adjustments using Adobe Photoshop layers and layer masks
  • Lab time for participants to work on editing their own images. Mary Louise will consult with each participant to assist where needed.
  • Review and critique of participants’ final converted images from “before” to “after” images

 Workshop will be Saturday August 3rd starting at 9:00 AM

Cost of workshop is $75.00

There are only 15 total slots for this workshop so that the instructor can provide student assistance and attention throughout the workshop.

This is a first-come-first serve sign up event. 

Attendees will need to pre-pay by check to hold a slot.

Make check out to: Midlands – CNPA

Send your check to Roger Buenzow

PO Box 327, Chapin, SC 29036

When you sign-up for the workshop:

  1. Send an email to Roger [with B & W Workshop in the Subject Line] at letting him know you are sending your workshop fee. 
  2. Once your fee is received you will be notified that your slot is confirmed. 
  3. When all the slots are filled an email notification will be sent out. 

Location of Workshop

Grecian Gardens Restaurant 

2312 Sunset Blvd, West Columbia, SC

Start Time Is: 09:00 AM

Morning Session: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Pay As You Go Lunch: 12:00 to 1:00 PM

Afternoon Session: 1:00 to 4:00 PM

Attendees should bring the following:

  1. A laptop computer with the following programs:
  2.   Lightroom
  3. Photoshop
  4. NIK –  Silver Effect Pro
  5. Four to five images in RAW format to process during the workshop

Note: This will be a hands-on workshop processing photos you bring with you. We will not be doing any outside photography to gather images. 

If you have any questions- email Roger at with B&W Workshop in the Subject Line.