Better B&W Prints with Nik Silver Efex and DSI

Presentation by: Dan Hughes May 26, 2022

Join professional photographer and instructor, Dan Hughes and the B&W experts, Digital Silver Imaging, for this Nik Silver Efex webinar. Dan will step you through the process of how to use Nik Silver Efex to create a digital image that will impress both on screen and in print.

Topics to be covered include:
• Converting your color digital files from Color to B&W
• Monitor Calibration – Is it necessary for B&W?
• Contrast and tonal range
• Utilizing Nik’s U Point Technology for amazing results
• Filters and Film Grain effects • How to output your image for print
• Choosing the right print process
• How paper affects your image

Digital Silver Imaging is one of the premier fine art printing labs in the world. The only lab that makes the DSI Digital Silver Print®, is represented by owners Eric Luden and Andrea Zocchi. Together they have a combined 60+ years of photo industry experience. Luden was a consultant to the black & white division of Eastman Kodak after which he served a 12-year run as an executive at Ilford Photo. Luden left Ilford in 2008 to start Digital Silver Imaging. Zocchi was a former retail photo exec, designer, art director, and publisher before he joined Luden in 2010. Zocchi also brings his experience as a freelance photographer and photo workshop instructor at the Massachusetts College of Art and SUNY Alfred.

About the instructor: Dan Hughes is an award-winning photographer and esteemed photography faculty member at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Dan’s personal practice revolves around experimentation with careful analysis with more than 15 years in the photography industry ranging from commercial photography to fine art printmaking all the way to software development and photography education.