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InDesign for Photographers

InDesign, Photobook Design, and Typography for Photographers

Instructor: Glenn Ruga
Note: Due to lack of enrollment, we had to cancel this class

Fee: $350

The workshop will cover the basics of working with InDesign to design a photobook, including two-dimensional design principals, typography, and understanding the tools of InDesign most essential for photobooks. You will learn setting up master pages, margins, automatic page numbering and footers, importing images, working with the type, and object tools, and colors. You will also learn about image color spaces, resolutions and how to work with black and white images with modern four color offset or digital printing.

No design experience required, but students should have a collection of at least 30 photos to work with in class and a laptop computer with Adobe InDesign. Homework will be assigned.

Glenn Ruga is the founder of the Social Documentary Network and Executive Editor of ZEKE magazine. He is also the art director for ZEKE magazine and the former art director for LOUPE, the journal of the Photographic Resource Center. Ruga has a independent communications and design practice working with nonprofit and educational organizations. (www.vizcom.com) and has an MFA in graphic and advertising design from Syracuse University.




Refund policy

Full refund minus $50 for withdrawing up until two weeks prior to start of lab.
Full refund minus $100 for withdrawing up to 24 hours after first meeting.
No refund after 24 hours after first meeting.
Refunds requests must be in writing to info@socialdocumentary.net