Introduction to Inkjet Printing

5/2 – 5/23
Tuesdays, 6pm-8pm
Brian Z. Shapiro

Course Description

Take your images off the screen and into the printed form! This course will focus on building a body of work in the form of printed photographs. This course will cover best practices in shooting, editing, preparing images for print, and archival storage methods. The class will utilize the Epson Stylus Pro, an inkjet printer capable of delivering stunning professional-quality prints on multiple types of media. Passing familiarity with Adobe Photoshop and/or Lightroom are highly recommended. Please bring a laptop with current version of Adobe Photoshop or Lightroom and thumb drive. This class will supply (2) 8 x 10 inch prints. Should students wish to print more, a materials fee will be charged according to the size and number of prints created.


Please bring a laptop with current version of Adobe Photoshop or Lightroom and thumb drive. Photo Center Orientation is not required for this class, but it is required if student wishes to come to the Photo Center outside the workshop to develop film on their own and/or print their own photos in the Darkroom.


Brian Shapiro (Scroll down for more information about the instructor)

Dates and Time

May 2 – May 23,, 2023
Tuesday 6pm-8:30pm

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Spring 2023 registration opens Mar 4 at 10am

*Priority registration for active scholarship recipients starts Mar 1

Instructor Bio – Brian Z. Shapiro

Brian Z. Shapiro is a photographer and multimedia artist born and raised in San Francisco. His work explores the invisible forces that affect our surroundings. Shapiro graduated with honors from San Francisco State University with a major in Art with an emphasis in photography and has an MFA from San Francisco State University in Studio Art. He has taught with numerous organizations, including the non-profit First Exposures, California College of the Arts, Eastside College Preparatory School and the Walnut Creek Center for Community Arts.