A New Project From A Familiar Face – Vincent Versace

He wants to stay in town, you reap the benefits.

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After years on the road shooting, lecturing, spokeperson-ing, and generally living out of a suitcase, Vincent Versace has started a new company gathering some of the best talents in photography to bring you an upscale set of learning materials. And maybe he’ll get to stay home for a moment.

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He wrote the Best How To Book of 2007 (voted by Shutterbug) “Welcome to Oz” subtitled “A Cinematic Approach to Digital Still Photography with Photoshop” as he introduces a system for creating images with the blended thinking of traditional wet darkroom and digital one. Then there was his DVD on Capture NX for Nikon, which will now be included in all new D300 and D3′s.

His series Seeing is Believing has just expanded.

Each lesson provides you with the skills and knowledge to turn your ideas into reality, teaching you to make informed decisions at every step in the process – from the time you shoot an image all the way through digital processing and output. Each image is dissected and rebuilt, step-by-step, so you understand how and why each decision is being made. Full-resolution 16-bit source files and original 100ppi Photoshop files are included with every lesson. immersing you in both the workflow and the creative process.

The new set additions sprung right from his needs on the road.
“Retouching on a Laptop” and “Lighting on Laptop II” bring the student a brilliant primer on using Photoshop CS3 to it’s best advantage. The 3 DVD sets are way longer than the 15 minutes you’ll need after learning to properly retouch your photos on location, or in the plane/hotel room/ Starbucks after the shoot.

Joining this company are John Paul Caponigro, with his R/Evolution DVD series, and Lee Varis with his “Beyond Skin”.

How pro can you go? Take a spin with these DVD’s and find out. Or perhaps for the photographer on your gift list.

Hold on a sec…phone ringing…Yes? Hi Vincent…you want to WHAT?? That’s CRAZY!! Ok, it’s your stuff.

Well, that was Vincent. He wants us to give away 2 sets of new his Believing is Seeing series. Now when I say giveaway , that means free. BUT….once you see how good they are tell all your friends, write us an email, an let us all know what you think.

Deal? or no deal?

I heard that groan. My bad.

So this one will go out to everyone who reads this article. Just send an email to : damonw@photoinduced.com
Put the words ” Acme” in the subject line, let us know which set you prefer: look here for your choices: The fifth email reply for each will get this excellent set of DVD’s.

Ahhh….that felt good.

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Upcoming Events

  • WPPI
  • Feb. 27-March 6, 2014
  • MGM Grand
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • International Consumer Electronic Show
  • AIPAD
  • APRIL 10-13, 2014
  • PARK AVENUE ARMORY | 643 PARK AVENUE
  • NEW YORK, NY 10065
  • The Association of International Photographic Art Dealers

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Current Exhibitions

  • Annenberg Space For Photography
  • “The Power of Photography: National Geographic 125 Years”
  • Current to April 27th, 2014
  • 2000 Avenue of the Stars, #10
  • Century City, CA. 90067
  • Tel: 213.403.3000
  • ICP
  • Capa in Color
  • January 31–May 4, 2014
  • 1133 Avenue of the Americas at 43rd Street
  • New York, NY 10036
  • Phone: 212.857.0000
  • Getty Center
  • A Royal Passion: Queen Victoria and Photography
  • February 4–June 8, 2014
  • 1200 Getty Center Drive
  • Los Angeles, CA. 90049
  • Tel: 310-440-7300
  • Yossi Milo Gallery
  • David Goldes, Electro-graphs
  • January 30–March 8, 2014
  • 245 Tenth Avenue
  • New York,NY 10001
  • Tel: 212-414-0370
  • Howard Greenberg Gallery
  • Bernice Abbott and Charles Marville
  • February 27-April 12,2014
  • 41 East 57th Street, Suite 1406
  • New York,NY 10022
  • Tel: 212-334-0100
  • Staley-Wise Gallery
  • Real and Surreal
  • Feb. 27-April 19th, 2014
  • 560 Broadway
  • New York,NY
  • 10012
  • Phone: 1-212-966-6223
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio
  • February 8–October 5, 2014
  • 11 West 53rd Street
  • NYC,NY
  • 10019-5497
  • (212) 708-9400
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris
  • January 29–May 4, 2014
  • 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street)
  • New York, NY 10028
  • Phone: 212-535-7710

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