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.
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.
Do you have a flash that has been sitting unused in your bag since you bought it? Or maybe you use your flash grudgingly, but find yourself hating the results? This course will teach you how to get natural results from your on-camera flash.
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.
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.
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.
The power and reach of social media these days is undeniable. How well companies do on social media can make or break their businesses. Knowing where to start and what to focus on can be a daunting challenge for even the most tech-savvy photographers, especially given the overwhelming amount of social networks out there.
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.
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.