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Stephen Johnson Photography News, Events & Info June 2004
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Welcome
Lecture Series
Featured Print Offer
Workshop News
Upcoming Events
Exhibition Opening in LA 6/5/04
Tip of the Month
Please Visit Us
Newsletter Administration

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WELCOME!

Welcome to the June 2004 edition of the Stephen Johnson
PhotographyNewsletter.

As always, we hope you enjoy this edition of the newsletter.

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FEATURED PRINT OFFER
June 2004

Late Winter Forest, Scotland. 2000.

After a speaking engagement north of Edinburgh in 2000, I drove north
on a 5 day excursion wandering through Scotland. The landscape was far
more vertical and rugged than I imagined, and even more beautiful than
I hoped. These trees seemed to be pines, turned fall color, now among
the re-emerging purple deciduous buds of coming spring. I've been fond
of this photograph for some time and this is the first occasion for
making it public.

We're offering an 11x14 inch print, matted to 16x20 and ready to frame
for $195, framed for an additional $75. This print at this price is
offered through June 30. We'll be taking orders until then, and
shipping them out by July 15th.

http://www.sjphoto.com/print_special_june_2004.html

About the Program

Each month we offer a signed, original print, at a special price.
This is a great opportunity to own a very affordable fine-art
photograph. Orders are taken for a 30-day period, then printed and
shipped within two weeks after the close. When it's over, it's over.
These prints won't be available again at this price.

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WORKSHOP NEWS

* Upcoming Workshops

* Digital Photography Fundamentals
August 14-15, 2004
http://www.sjphoto.com/beg_wksp_frameset.html

* Southwest Journey through 7 National Parks
August 22-31, 2004
with the Magical Digital Bus
http://www.sjphoto.com/digital-photo-wksp-land-sw.html

* Mono Lake
October 9-11, 2004
with the Magical Digital Bus
http://www.sjphoto.com/mono/index.html

* Intermediate Digital Photography
October 16-17, 2004
http://www.sjphoto.com/int_wksp_frameset.html

* Fine Art Printing
TBA
Stephen Johnson Photography Studios
http://www.sjphoto.com/print_wksp_frameset.html

* Death Valley in Winter
January 22-25, 2005
with the Magical Digital Bus
http://www.sjphoto.com/digital-photo-wksp-land-dv.html

* Check out our workshop web page for information on all of our
workshops, including both our field and studio workshops.

http://www.sjphoto.com/workshops.html

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* HOPE Workshops
with Stephen Johnson and the Magical Digital Bus

Hands On Photography Events are 6 day experiences, in beautiful
settings, that are designed to give students the opportunity to work
with Steve on a wide range of issues. We'll have plenty of time to
work on everything from the technical and aesthetic challenges of
composing and capturing meaningful images to overcoming the hurdles
involved in producing great prints.

The Magical Digital Bus (http://www.sjphoto.com/Southwest/ebus.html)
provides us with the hands-on tools to work with our images, review
our day's work, and produce fine-art prints.

Workshop tuition includes a variety of equipment that participants
get to keep, including a 200 gigabyte Maxtor hard drive, a Gretag
Eye-One Display, and your choice of an Epson 4000 printer or Wacom
Cintiq LCD Graphic Tablet. We'll provide catered food and bus
service for the participants.

* Mendocino
July 18-24, 2004

* Yosemite National Park
September 19-25, 2004

* Joshua Tree, Anza Borrego and Salton Sea
December 5-11, 2004

Email for information: advanzio@yahoo.com.

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UPCOMING EVENTS with Stephen Johnson

* Two Day Digital Photography Workshop with Stephen Johnson
Museum of Photographic Arts. San Diego
July 9-10, 2004

http://www.mopa.org

* With a New Eye: The Digital National Parks Project
A Lecture with Photographer Stephen Johnson
Presented by YLEM (Artists Using Science and Technology)
The Exploratorium
3601 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA
July 14, 2004 7:30pm

http://www.ylem.org

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Photoshop TIPS

I enjoy listening to my friends lecture. I learn so much. Here are a few
getting around and workflow tips from Dan Burkholder's lecture at The
Creative Edge Conference in Santa Fe. Some of these I had forgotten
since testing days, others I didn't know.

-Workspace presets for reloading custom window/menu layouts under View

-Crop and Straighten multiple image scans under the Automate menu

-Spacebar and drag to re-center photo with menus on gray or black
screen modes

-Click and Drag over words like Opacity and the values move up and down

-Option click on a layer turns all other layers off

-Background eraser tool, cross-hairs select a tone to erase for mask creation

-Shift click on layer mask turns it on and off

-Shift Option Command E combines all layers into new layer

-Match image size of two files by opening Image Size then selecting other
image under Window

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EXHIBITIONS

* Monumental Landscapes
June 5-July 10, 2004
Opening Reception Saturday June 5, 2-4pm

Fahey Klein Gallery
148 North La Brea, between First Street and Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, Ca 90036

http://www.faheykleingallery.com/home.htm

Ansel Adams
Bruce Barnbaum
Debra Bloomfield
Pat & Rosemarie Keough
Robert Glenn Ketchum
Stephen Johnson

Includes a selection of 33x40 prints by Stephen Johnson.



* Photographs by Stephen Johnson
Benham Gallery
1216 First Ave.
Seattle WA. 98101

July 27-September 4, 2004
Opening Reception August 5, 2004

http://www.benhamgallery.com
Phone (206) 622-2480

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Feature in American Photo

The May 2004 issue of American Photo features a profile of Stephen and a few photographs from "With a New Eye."

http://www.sjphoto.com/am-photo-04.html

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As always, to purchase original prints:

11x14 pigment on rag paper $450
http://order.kagi.com/cgi-bin/store.cgi?storeID=EL7&&

Information on Stephen Johnson's Original Prints
http://www.sjphoto.com/sales/salesframe.html

With a New Eye: The Digital National Parks Project
http://www.sjphoto.com/parks-home.html

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PLEASE VISIT US

Please come visit us at our gallery and see our original prints in
person. The subtle detail of the prints and the beautiful texture of
the fine art paper have to be seen to be understood. And while you're
here, browse through our books, cards, posters, and specially priced
prints.

We're happy to mail you a copy of our product catalog, just send a
note to michelle@sjphoto.com or call us at the number below.

QuickTime VR View of Gallery
We're located at:

580 Crespi Drive, Suite A2
Pacifica, CA 94044
(650) 355-7507

We're open Tuesday through Saturday, 10-3, or by appointment. To
find us, use our map online at:

http://www.sjphoto.com/sj_studio_map.jpg

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