Mar 2, 2011
Looking for music to accompany your films? Music you're legally allowed to use? The Free Music Archive features a bounty of Creative Commons licensed works that you're not only allowed to use and thus help share someone's else's work, but just as importantly are really good. And if the music maker likes your video they can help share your work too. On their latest post they present a curated collection of "Tracks to Sync":
Feb 28, 2011
Lightroom is one of the answers to digital photography's many challenges. It helps you organize, process, adjust, and output images to print or the web. The easy to use interface is intuitive and thoughtfully designed to streamline working with single or multiple images. Take one, several or all five modules; $30/class or $125 for all five. Library Module, Tuesday March 1st. Develop Module, Tuesday March 8th. Slideshow Module, Tuesday March 15th Print Module, Tuesday March 22nd. Web Module, Tuesday March 29th.
Feb 15, 2011
Hot images! Shooting tips, Tone Mapping, Local Adaptation and removing ghosts. Seasoned instructor and Adobe Certified Expert Tom Prutisto will walk you through the magic and beauty of HDR. Small class size, quality instruction, ongoing technical support available.
Feb 3, 2011
The last Ignite Amherst was one of my favorite night's in Amherst, great people, amazing presentations and a stellar venue. (Full disclosure: I was one of the presenters.) So I'm super excited about this year's event "Making Stuff" at the Eric Carle Museum, Tuesday Feb 8th, 7pm, which may be SOLD OUT, but fret not, you can watch everything streaming live and exclusive @ Wonder what's in store? Here's our coverage of last year's event..
Jan 25, 2011
We have posted the meetings with John Bayless from 1/19/11 ( and Gerald Kohn from 1/20/11 ( The meeting with Maria Geryk will be posted on 2/2/11.
Jan 21, 2011
We will be streaming all presentations from the main auditorium starting at 9:15am. Click HERE for a schedule of events Watch the stream live HERE
Jan 14, 2011
Check out the exciting new community Photoshop course descriptions below and then visit "Classes, Trainings, and Workshops" on our home page at to catch all the dates & times. Amherst Media is thrilled to offer this exciting menu of skill-building opportunities and we look forward to hearing from you for additional topics of interest & need. ïPanoramas in Photoshop - $30
Jan 13, 2011
ìLens and Keyboard as Paletteî - Exhibit on display at Amherst Media, 246 College St., through February 2011. Photographic images representing the creative vision and expression brought forth when the spirit of classical photography is married with the digital arts. Experience the talent of local photographers as they challenge our perceptions, simplify and expand our understandings, and invite us to participate in the environment through their uniquely creative lens.