Fine Art, Portrait, and Landscape Photographer
Abba picked up his first camera at the age of 12 and has been passionately shooting ever since. In addition to being a professional photographer, Abba has 30 years of experience in video and film production. Abba has worked for a wide range of commercial, corporate and federal clients, including USA Today, NASCAR, The Associated Press, NASA, Univision, Major League Baseball, Showtime, The Discovery Channel, and CNN. In addition to teaching classes through Creative Live, lynda.com, and Ripple training, Abba conducts production workshops around the globe at conferences including NAB, IBC, InterBee, Photoshop World, and Macworld. When Abba is not bouncing around the world teaching and consulting, he is probably following his passion, chasing light and shooting photos.
Making the hard stuff essy - Faster and more creative editing with Luminar, Photoshop, and Lightroom
If you’re already using Lightroom or Photoshop and you want to speed up your post-processing, or just unleash your creativity - this session will show you how you can leverage the power of Luminar in your workflow. Luminar Flex is a plugin that you access directly from within Photoshop, Lightroom CC, Photoshop Elements, and Photos for macOS. Luminar contains 50+ filters for color correction, creative effects, and retouching. You’ll learn how you can quickly take a so-so image and create a photo that truly stands out.
Unlocking the full potential of your Landscapes and Cityscapes images with Aurora HDR
Whether you shoot landscapes, cityscapes, or are just battling high contrast environments creating a natural looking final image can be a challenge. This session will explore some of the best strategies when shooting in these locations, including do you need to bracket and if so, what settings should you use. Using Skylum’s Aurora HDR software, we’ll explore how to best combine these bracketed images and also learn how to get the most dynamic range out of a single image. We’ll then look at how you can use Aurora’s “looks” to further enhance and stylize your photos.
Portraits that pop - Stylizing and relighting in Luminar
Learn how you can take an ordinary studio or environmental portrait and turn it into something special. You discover how you can quickly repair, relight, and enhance your images using Luminar’s image aware and AI-powered filters. Remove unwanted objects with content aware Erase and Clone & Stamp tools. You’ll also learn how you can quickly stylize your portraits with Luminar’s creative filters and 70+ creative Luminar Looks