Darkroomers Monthly Critique Night

Stephen Burns Headshot
May 15, 2024 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
Photographic Arts Building
1780 Village Pl
San Diego, CA 92101

The meeting will start promptly at 7 pm, but we’ll open the building at 6 pm for setup and social hour.

Join us for our Monthly Critique Night!

Our judge for May will be Stephen Burns.

Members bring prints for critique on the third Wednesday of each month. Prints accepted by the Judge will hang for up to 2 months in the Photographic Arts Building gallery.

Visitors are welcome, however, submitting images for critique is available for members only. If you’d like more information about joining Darkroomers, please check out our membership page and email us if you have any questions.

Stephen Burns Flyer

About Stephen

Stephen Burns (www.chromeallusion.com) is a digital artist and author of books on being creative with your digital tools. He is an Adobe AEL (Adobe Educational Leader) as well as an Adobe Community Expert and has taught digital creativity internationally. He is an Instructor at Goldenwest College, Santa Monica College, Coast College, and Studio Arts of Los Angeles. He worked as a Pro-Artist for WACOM Technologies and is the president Of Photoshop Users Group (www.sdphotoshopusers.com), currently the largest Adobe Photoshop Users group in the country. You can view the Facebook section at https://www.facebook.com/groups/photoshopusersgroup.

He is a guest writer for a number of magazines, including the feature article and front cover of Photoshop User Magazine (http://www.chromeallusion.com/articles_index.htm).  In addition, Stephen is the author of the following books (http://www.chromeallusion.com/books.htm):

  1. “3D Photoshop For Creative Professionals”
  2. “Photoshop CS5 Trickery & FX”
  3. “The Art Of Poser & Photoshop”
  4. “Advanced Photoshop CS4 Trickery & FX”
  5. “Advanced Photoshop CS3 Trickery & FX”
  6. “Advanced Photoshop CS2 Trickery & FX”
  7. “Photoshop CS Trickery & FX”

He has discovered the same passion for the digital medium as he has for photography as an art form. His background began as a photographer 28 years ago and, in time, progressed toward the digital medium. His artistic influences include the great Abstractionists & the Surrealists, including Jackson Pollock, Wassily Kandinsky, Pablo Picasso, Franz Kline, Mark Rothko, Mark Tobey, and Lenore Fini, to name a few.

Stephen Burns has been a corporate instructor and lecturer in the application of digital art and design for the past 29 years internationally. He has been exhibiting digital fine art around the world at galleries such as the Durban Art Museum in South Africa, the Citizens Gallery in Yokohama, Japan, and the CECUT Museum Of Mexico, to name a few. Part of his exhibiting won him 1st place in the prestigious Seybold International digital arts contest.

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