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Artist talk // Michael Elmkjær Madsen: From pixel to paper

5 June @ 9:00 - 12:00


Artist talk // 09:00 – 12:00

Talk with photographer and retoucher Michael Elmkjær Madsen

Want to exhibit your photos and make professional prints? Sign up for this talk and gain insight into the processes and considerations behind finalizing files and printing in a quality fit for hanging in a gallery. Michael Elmkjær Madsen will show examples of how he has solved difficult challenges for clients and guide you through all the pitfalls from exposure to exhibition. The talk is in Danish.


After the workshop you will have a better understanding of:

• Capturing for final quality
• Colour management and display requirements
• The unique requirements when printing exhibitions or books
• Techniques for image uniformity and enlargement
• Quality checks of files before printing
• Communication with retouchers, graphic designers and print specialists
• Ways to increase the quality of your own prints


About Michael Elmkjær Madsen
Photographer, retoucher, Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop and part of Theilgaard Academy. As a photojournalist and commercial photographer Michael has worked for over 20 years for magazines, publishers and companies. As a retoucher he specializes in post processing and retouching of portraits and finishing of fine-art prints for museums and exhibitions. Michael has worked on all of Helga Theilgaard’s exhibition and books, Klaus Holsting’s exhibition “90”, Kirstine Fryd’s “Women Fleeing War” and numerous other publications and exhibitions.


There is room for a maximum of 15 participants at the event.

Sign-up here: https://bit.ly/40wVQ5K


About Theilgaard Academy
We teach photography because we feel the fire burning inside when we see a great picture. It’s that fire we want to share with you. We do this through an intense development process focusing on photography as a personal tool to communicate, tell stories and create dialogue. We offer targeted workshops, masterclasses and programmes for budding and professional photographers, focusing on both the technical and artistic process that ignites the passion inside you.


5 June
9:00 - 12:00
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København, 1360 Danmark
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