Understanding Exposure
Oct
12
9:00 am09:00

Understanding Exposure

Are you frustrated by inconsistent exposures or the amount of time that you need to spend post-processing your images?  Do you want to learn how to use your camera's meter to achieve perfect exposures, each and every time? 

Photograph with Intention
Oct
12
9:00 am09:00

Photograph with Intention

Learn and practice the art of making, rather than taking a photograph.  If you want to improve your ability to determine and achieve a vision– this class is for you. We will explore conscientious picture making: how to gain clarity, find intention, pre-visualize, execute ideas and feelings. 

Photo Adventures: Play with Infrared, Lensbaby and More
Oct
12
1:30 pm13:30

Photo Adventures: Play with Infrared, Lensbaby and More

Immerse yourself in creative play with tools that fundamentally change the look of your photography. Laurie is known for her Infrared Photography, here’s your chance to learn with an expert. You will both understand infrared work and play with an Infrared camera yourself. Other tools include Lensbaby lenses, plastic cameras. Just come and play. 

 

Beautiful Light Anywhere
Oct
12
1:30 pm13:30

Beautiful Light Anywhere

What do you do when you are a natural light photographer who finds the perfect scene but the natural light does not cooperate?  What if you have the perfect background, but the light is dull or inappropriate for the scene?

Composition 101
Oct
13
9:15 am09:15

Composition 101

Teaching composition is almost like trying to teach someone to see. It’s nearly impossible. You can learn tips, tricks, and rules, but the vision must be yours.

Body, Mind and Self: Entering Into Self-Portraiture
Oct
13
9:15 am09:15

Body, Mind and Self: Entering Into Self-Portraiture

This class will explore self-portraiture by first delving into the body and soul. As photographers, most of us are more comfortable being behind the camera rather than in front of the lens. ou will learn to create a safe space for taking self-portraits and some techniques for photographing yourself.

 

Off-Camera Flash: Creating Light
Oct
13
1:00 pm13:00

Off-Camera Flash: Creating Light

Learning to use your flash off-camera gives you the ability to create beautiful light anywhere. Whether you like dramatic light or subtle light that mimics the look of natural light, your off-camera flash can help you fill a room with light, photograph your subjects after dark, or even overpower the sun.

Self Stories Through Words and Images
Oct
13
2:00 pm14:00

Self Stories Through Words and Images

In this class we will work to loosen the barriers between you and your writing. Barriers like negative self-talk, uncertainty about how to dive in, and what to write about yourself. We will focus on ways to open up to the voice in you that has something to say – and we ALL have one of these.

Image Transfer
Oct
14
9:15 am09:15

Image Transfer

Learn image transfer for paper arts, crafts, photography projects, and more. You will transfer your photos onto 4"x4" linen swatches and 4"x4" wooden boards. Courtney will demonstrate solvent and acrylic transferring methods, as well as techniques for creating transparent layers. 

Using Images to Tell a Story: Photojournalism & Documentary Photography
Oct
14
9:15 am09:15

Using Images to Tell a Story: Photojournalism & Documentary Photography

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Find out how to tell an effective story with your photographs. Great photojournalism is more than a single hero image; it provides a deep understanding of a place, circumstance, or event through a series of images. National Geographic photographer and Ripple Effect founder Annie Griffiths will show you how to plan, shoot, and arrange a superior visual story.