Color Management & Printing: 9 am - noon Saturdays, Jul 7, Jul 21

Did you ever make a print that was too dark or had the wrong shade of color? This class covers the basic information you will need to make a digital injet print that will thrill you.

You will calibrate your laptop display and then print images using custom paper profiles on PhotoMidwest's printers. You will leave the class with a handful of beautiful prints and, most importantly, the confidence to make your own prints which you will happy to exhibit. The enrollment includes $15 of printing on PhotoMidwest's printers.

To learn more and to enroll, go to Color Management and Printing in PhotoMidwest's online Store. Both The Artist Book and Matting and Framing for Beginners classes can provide a good compliment to this printing class.

The Artist Book, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Tuesdays, July 10, 17, 24, & 31

Do you want to know what is involved in creating your own handmade photo book or publishing one? Books and other publications are a great way to promote your projects and network with professionals in the field of photography but getting started can be overwhelming. From self-publishing online, creating handcrafted books and approaching publishers with an idea–learn the processes behind creating the artist book.

To learn more about this class and to enroll, go to The Artist Book in the PhotoMidwest online Store.

Another class in July, Color Management and Printing, is a good complement to The Artist Book class.

Matting & Framing for Beginners: 9 am - 4 pm Sat, Jul 28

Learn how to mat & frame your work with PhotoMidwest's equipment!


Participants will learn the basics of matting and framing photographs through active learning.  Information will be provided on the equipment and supplies needed to cut mats and frame one’s own photos.  Participants will learn to cut single mats, secure photo to mat and foam core, install and secure matted image and glass in a wooden frame, finish back with paper (if desired), and complete with hanging wire.

You will leave the class with your own photo, custom matted and installed in a 16" by 20" wood frame, including installed glass and hardware; a $55 value, plus the knowledge of how to use PhotoMidwest's matting and framing equipment.

Class enrollment MUST be done by Monday, July 16, due to the cost of ordering materials in advance for this class. To learn more about this class and to enroll, go to Matting & Framing for Beginners in the PhotoMidwest Store.

Another class in July, Color Management and Printing nicely complements this matting and framing class.