Dickerman Prints is proud to offer fine art printing tutorials and workshops. Through collaboration and instruction, we will work to give your images greater depth and range. Learn how to make beautiful, engaging prints that articulate what you would like your photograph to say.


2 Hour PRIVATE Photoshop & Printing Tutorial

This private session includes two hours of one-on-one instruction with Master Printer Seth Dickerman — and 25 square feet of 30“ wide Fuji Crystal Archive paper, exposed and processed in our state-of-the-art Polielletronicca printer.*

The tutorial will be tailored to the needs of each participant, and can accommodate photographers with advanced Photoshop skills, or those just beginning their digital practice. Regardless of experience, this tutorial will give you the tools to make your prints better than you thought possible!

The costs is $375 — and Includes 10 feet of 30” wide Fujicolor Crystal Archive paper — a $300 value

Additional time may be booked at $150 per hour, which includes an additional 4 feet of 30” wide paper.


Areas of assistance can include:

  • image manipulation, retouching and editing
  • tonality, density and contrast
  • uses of curves, levels, layers, masks, brushes
  • image sharpening
  • image rescue techniques
  • darkroom techniques, as they translate into digital photography best practices
  • file sizing
  • formatting decisions
  • cropping
  • editing
  • sequencing
  • portfolio preparation
  • exhibition preparation
  • paper choices
  • print finishing options



Seth Dickerman has been a professional printer since 1978, working with many of the country’s most respected photographers. A highly experienced teacher, Seth has trained many other professional printers. He has taught at both the UC Berkeley ASUC Art Center and at Pittsburgh Filmmakers, and has led numerous other fine printing workshops. His extensive darkroom experience uniquely informs his work with digital materials. Seth has exhibited his personal work widely and is represented by Kopeikin Gallery in Los Angeles. His work is in many public and private collections.

*10 linear feet of 30” wide paper will yield up to 45 8×10” prints, or a lesser number of larger sized prints. Any remaining unexposed paper will be available you for you to print on at a later time, at your convenience.


To schedule your workshop, please call us at 415 252-1300, or e-mail us today.