SFW Online

Self-Publishing for Photographers: Books to Zines

with Dan Milnor

May 25 - 27, 2021

Tuesday and Thursday; 6:00 - 8:00 pm (Mountain Time)

  • Tuition $295.00

Online registration for this program has closed. To check availability or if you would like further information, please call 505-983-1400 ext. 111.

Course Description

Dan Milnor is a photographer and explorer who has been self-publishing since the early 1990s. He also holds the title of Creative Evangelist for the print-on-demand company Blurb, Inc., and in this eye-opening two-part workshop, he provides insight on how to best approach self-publishing for personal and professional needs.

The first session entails a lecture and presentation, where Dan offers tips on strategically utilizing the wide range of self-publishing options available today—while enjoying yourself in the process. He walks participants through formats, software, and pricing variables for projects of all sizes, from books to zines and beyond. He also shares an assortment of case studies that illustrate the methods and benefits of self-publishing as it pertains to a variety of authors.

During session two, Dan gives a short presentation about page and cover design, examining the variety of options available for typography and materials. He then takes participants through the ins and outs of two indispensable programs from Blurb: BookWright and the Adobe InDesign plugin.

You come away with a solid understanding of basic self-publishing options and, more importantly, with an increased appreciation for the print medium and its strategic (not to mention entertaining!) role in the life of a modern creative.

You can participate in this seminar even if you can’t make one or all of the live events. Participants will have access to the recordings for two weeks following the last day.

Additional Information

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
All are welcome
Special Notes:

This lecture format class will  include two online group sessions.


Webinar software (available for no charge from Zoom.com) will be used to facilitate the class sessions. Further details will be emailed to registrants.


View updated Withdrawal and Transfer Policies for 2021 online programs.


Santa Fe Workshops always aims to produce a high-quality experience for our online attendees. That said, variables including regional and local internet provider speeds, traffic on Zoom's servers, and your own computing hardware can contribute to a less than ideal streaming event. While we do our best to minimize the impact of these variables, they are outside the control of Santa Fe Workshops.

Policies:

View Withdrawal and Transfer Policies for online programs.

For the convenience of participants, recordings of each class session are posted privately for two weeks after the end of each session. Santa Fe Workshops takes the recordings down after two weeks to protect the intellectual property of our instructors.

Tuition INFO:

Includes tax.

Categories
Book Making, One-of-a-Kind, Professional Development
about
Dan Milnor

Dan Milnor is currently “Creative Evangelist” for Blurb, Inc. A former newspaper, magazine and commercial photographer who now works primarily on long-term projects, his work has taken him from the rural corners of the United States to Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. His work is in the collections of both The Los Angeles County Museum of Art and The George Eastman House. His writing and photography has been featured in Camera Arts Magazine, Black and White Magazine, LIFE Magazine, Zone Zero, Flash Flood, Finite Photo, and Resolve, as well as many others. Dan has taught at Art Center College of Design, Academy of Art University, Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, and the Photo Experience Workshops.

Website: Shifter.media

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