Latest Tips and Tricks with PhotoShop, InDesign and PDFs


Kevin Slimp

  • Presenter: Kevin Slimp
  • Date: Thursday, March 22
  • Location: FirstEnergy Interactive Lecture Hall, Kent State University. Free parking will be available.
  • Cost: $65 for full day session (including lunch); $40 for either morning or afternoon half-day session
  • Who should attend: Anyone who works regularly with the software tools everyone uses for newspaper and Web applications
  • Registration is now closed. To see is any spaces are still open, contact Sue Bazzoli at 614-486-6677, ext. 18.

Kevin Slimp is one of the most popular lecturers in the country at newspaper conventions and training seminars. His workshops regularly generate rave reviews as being useful and interesting. You’ll learn how to save time while creating eye-popping graphics, advertisements, photo packages and page layouts. ONA is proud to bring Slimp back to Ohio for the first time in several years.

Please note that the sessions will be taught in a classroom setting at Kent State’s FirstEnergy Interactive Lecture Hall. The hall provides wireless access and space for attendees to set up their laptops. For more on the setting, please access this video.


9:00 a.m. – noon: Color correction and photo editing tips in Photoshop

During this session, Kevin will share valuable tools that will work in any version of Photoshop, Mac or PC, to make the pictures in your newspaper look better. Kevin has worked with some of the leading photographers in the industry and you will leave with pages of notes. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from the best.

noon to 1 pm: lunch (full-day session attendees only)

1:00 to 2:00: Finding & Fixing Problems in PDF Files

Most folks in our business remember Kevin Slimp as the guy who started the whole PDF printing method back in the 90s. In this quick session, learn how to find – and fix – most problems before they end up on your page.

2:00 – 4:00: Adobe InDesign Tips & Tricks to Improve Your Newspaper Production

This session will be invaluable for both veteran and newer users of Adobe InDesign. Learn tricks that will speed up your workflow and create more exciting results.

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