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Half-Day Workshop

Our half-day training class is an introduction to emerging digital imaging techniques, especially Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI). The class provides a practical overview of RTI with a capture demo and examples from cultural heritage and the natural sciences, including museum objects, archaeological sites and artifacts, conservation usage, and paper collections. More…


4-Day RTI Training: See Schedule

Reflectance Transformation Imaging:
Generating Digital Representations of Cultural Heritage Objects

Excellent trainer-to-student ratio! 98% of trainees report they learn and can apply these skills at work
2011 training at NYU

RTI training at the Conservation Center labs at Chang House at New York University (NYU)


“I was thrilled by the capabilities and images presented on the first day. I was actively engaged and learning something new right through the last day.”—Trainee, UCLA/Getty Conservation Center

“Instructors were extremely engaging, patient, and explained the complex info in a way even I could understand!”—Trainee, Worcester Art Museum

“An amazing learning experience for all levels of camera/computer users.”—Trainee, Queen's University

This class is a combination of lecture, demonstration, and lots of hands-on work.

After attending this class, you will know how to set up, capture, process, view, and disseminate RTI images on the Internet.

RTI software and user guides are free and available from the Capture, Process, and View sections of the Downloads area on this web site.

Class participants receive a jump drive with finished examples, data shot during the class, and technical and equipment tips.

Next Training Class: April 8–11

When Tuesday, April 8 through Friday, April 11
Where Cultural Heritage Imaging
2325 3rd Street, Suite #323
San Francisco, CA 94107
Fee $1695 per person.

Upon receiving your registration form, we will send you an invoice that you can pay by credit card or check.
(Credit card payment instructions are on the invoice.)
Prerequisites Basic photography skills; basic computer skills
Registration Form A PDF fillable form (1.1 MB) — Download this form and type directly into the fields. Please specify the dates of the training class on the form.
Questions? Send email to training@c-h-i.org

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What You Will Learn