Minitex Bibliographic and Technical Services is pleased to sponsor a new workshop, Understanding Digital Images: Basic to Intermediate Concepts, presented by Wayne Torborg, The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library, Saint John's University.
We have scheduled one full-day session in the Twin Cities. If you are interested in hosting this workshop at your institution in North Dakota or South Dakota, please contact Sara Ring (firstname.lastname@example.org), Minitex.
Understanding Digital Images: Basic to Intermediate Concepts
Confused by the technical jargon of digital imaging? Frustrated by training seminars that assume too much prior knowledge on the part of the student?
This day-long series of presentations guides the participant from the very basics of digital images to intermediate-level concepts, giving them the essential knowledge to embark on further exploration. Sessions cover the basics of digital image files, the mechanics of digitization, intermediate concepts such as colorspace and profiles, and suggestions for setting up computers for imaging work.
Friday, May 27, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Central Time)
Topics covered will include:
Image File Basics
Mechanics of Digitization
Image Files: Learning More
Setting Up Computers for Imaging Work
Who Should Attend?
This seminar would be useful to anyone learning the basics of digital photography, working with scanners, or preparing images for use on the Internet or in print.
Wayne Torborg has been a professional photographer for nearly 30 years. After receiving a degree in mass communications from St. Cloud State University in 1984, he operated a commercial photography business.
In 1997, he was recruited by ColorMax, a digital media services company, to produce digital photography for advertising clients. In 2004, he became director of digital collections and imaging for the Hill Museum & Manuscript Manuscript Library at Saint John's University in Collegeville.
In his work at HMML, Torborg supervises the work of 12 overseas manuscript digitization projects, manages HMML's websites and databases, and produces the digital images of the Saint John's Bible.
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