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Darkroom Photography (Ages 12-14)

January 24, 2023

Learn the fundamentals of black and white photography. We'll take photo field trips and use the darkroom to print our photographs. For ages 12-14, lessons include camera operation, composition, lighting, subject matter, and other principles. 12 to 14-year-old students may bring their own manual, 35mm camera to class, or borrow one of ours. Students must […]

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Digital Photography + Photo Editing (Ages 12-14)

January 24, 2023

Learn how a digital camera works, how to import photos to computers and how to use Adobe Photoshop to edit. Go on field trips around the neighborhood to take photos, and enjoy demonstrations, hands-on practice and detailed overviews on composition and creative decision-making. Students must also have permission to go on walking field trips around […]

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Cyanotypes: Creating Photographic Art with Light (Ages 12-14)

January 24, 2023

Create photographic art with sunlight! Learn the simplistic process of making beautiful cyan-blue prints using the light of the sun. From coating paper or fabric to selecting your own personal objects such as leaves and flowers, we'll teach you the process of creating cyanotypes from start to finish.

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Darkroom Photography (Ages 9-11)

January 24, 2023

Learn the fundamentals of black and white photography. We'll take photo field trips and use the darkroom to print our photographs. Ages 9-11 will use pinhole cameras and learn to create photograms. For ages 12-14, lessons include camera operation, composition, lighting, subject matter, and other principles. 12 to 14-year-old students may bring their own manual, […]

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Darkroom Photography (Ages 12-14)

January 24, 2023

Learn the fundamentals of black and white photography. We'll take photo field trips and use the darkroom to print our photographs. For ages 12-14, lessons include camera operation, composition, lighting, subject matter, and other principles. 12 to 14-year-old students may bring their own manual, 35mm camera to class, or borrow one of ours. Students must […]

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Portrait Photography with Film (Ages 12-14)

January 24, 2023

It's easy to take a picture of a person, but not always as simple to capture that person's character. We'll tackle the question of what makes a compelling portrait and explore film photography. We'll create portraits with studio lighting and take field trips to learn about natural light portraiture. You'll also learn to print your […]

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Darkroom Photography (Ages 9-11)

January 24, 2023

Learn the fundamentals of black and white photography. We'll take photo field trips and use the darkroom to print our photographs. Ages 9-11 will use pinhole cameras and learn to create photograms. For ages 12-14, lessons include camera operation, composition, lighting, subject matter, and other principles. 12 to 14-year-old students may bring their own manual, […]

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Digital Photography: Discover Joy Through Your Lens (Ages 9-11)

January 24, 2023

Learn the joy of digital photography! Students will learn the history of photography, how to take a polished image, and how to thoughtfully critique an image. Students will learn the basics of photography (rule of thirds, composition, lighting, etc.) and how to optimize the camera they are using, whether it's an iPhone, a basic point […]

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Pinhole Camera Portraits (Ages 9-11)

January 24, 2023

Create artful black & white portraits of yourself and others through the thousands-year-old process of pinhole photography. The simple process of creating a pinhole camera out of an enclosed container, like an oatmeal box or paint can, is fun to do! Learn how to make pinhole portraits on light-sensitive darkroom paper and experience the magic […]

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Darkroom Photography (Ages 12-14)

January 24, 2023

Learn the fundamentals of black and white photography. We'll take photo field trips and use the darkroom to print our photographs. Ages 9-11 will use pinhole cameras and learn to create photograms. For ages 12-14, lessons include camera operation, composition, lighting, subject matter, and other principles. 12 to 14-year-old students may bring their own manual, […]

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Digital Photography: Discover Joy Through Your Lens (Ages 9-11)

January 24, 2023

Learn the joy of digital photography! Students will learn the history of photography, how to take a polished image, and how to thoughtfully critique an image. Students will learn the basics of photography (rule of thirds, composition, lighting, etc.) and how to optimize the camera they are using, whether it's an iPhone, a basic point […]

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ONSITE: Introduction to Darkroom Photography (A)

November 07, 2022

Learn to take photographs using 35mm film, process the film, and print photographs in a darkroom. Enjoy lots of technical guidance and aesthetic feedback, whether you’re just getting started or expanding your portfolio and skill set.

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ONSITE: Introduction to Digital Photography (B)

November 07, 2022

Learn what all the buttons on your digital camera actually do. You’ll learn about things like white balance, resolution and megapixels. We’ll discuss how to capture an image, ensure proper exposure and create an effective composition. Weekly assignments coupled with in-class discussions will help you troubleshoot problems and develop a creative eye.

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ONLINE: Introduction to Digital Photography (A)

November 07, 2022

Learn how to effectively and creatively use your digital camera and leave the auto button behind! You’ll learn the fundaments of photography and image capture, including aperture, shutter speed, ISO, white balance, and composition. We'll also cover tips and tricks like choosing the right lens for your image. Weekly assignments, critiques and discussions will help […]

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ONSITE: Experimental Darkroom Printing

November 07, 2022

Learn a variety of experimental darkroom printing techniques such as toning, cliche verre, chemigrams, masking, and more. Embrace a painterly, expressive, and artistic approach to darkroom printing that goes beyond B&W prints and produces one of a kind works of photographic art.

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Cyanotypes: Making Prints with Sunlight

November 07, 2022

Come and make art side by side as a family. Families will explore a new medium each week and create a beautiful project together. In this class we will make prints using the sun and natural / founds objects. You can bring objects that have meaning to you with distinctive shapes for a more personal […]

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ONSITE: Intermediate Digital Photography

November 07, 2022

Take your photographs to the next level! You know how to use your digital camera, but have creative ennui. In this class, students are encouraged to discover their personal style with weekly assignments. We will discuss portraiture, night photography, still life and documenting daily trivia (at home). Students have the opportunity to share and discuss […]

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ONSITE: Introduction to Darkroom Photography (B)

November 07, 2022

Learn to take photographs using 35mm film, process the film, and print photographs in a darkroom. Enjoy lots of technical guidance and aesthetic feedback, whether you’re just getting started or expanding your portfolio and skill set.

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ONSITE: Tintype Photography

November 07, 2022

Use one of the earliest forms of photography to create tintypes, which are direct positives printed on an aluminum sheet using large format cameras. Learn the basics of this 19th century process, including how to pour and sensitize collodion, properly expose and develop plates, and apply a protective varnish. Plan to walk away with two […]

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ONLINE: Introduction to Digital Photography (B)

November 07, 2022

Learn how to effectively and creatively use your digital camera and leave the auto button behind! You’ll learn the fundaments of photography and image capture, including aperture, shutter speed, ISO, white balance, and composition. We'll also cover tips and tricks like choosing the right lens for your image. Weekly assignments, critiques and discussions will help […]

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ONSITE: Introduction to Darkroom Photography (C)

November 07, 2022

Learn to take photographs using 35mm film, process the film, and print photographs in a darkroom. Enjoy lots of technical guidance and aesthetic feedback, whether you’re just getting started or expanding your portfolio and skill set.

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ONSITE: Introduction to Digital Photography (A)

November 07, 2022

Learn what all the buttons on your digital camera actually do. You’ll learn about things like white balance, resolution and megapixels. We’ll discuss how to capture an image, ensure proper exposure and create an effective composition. Weekly assignments coupled with in-class discussions will help you troubleshoot problems and develop a creative eye.

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ONSITE: Darkroom Photography (Ages 12-14)

November 07, 2022

Learn the fundamentals of black and white photography. We'll take photo excursions and use the darkroom to print our photographs. Ages 9-11 will use pinhole cameras and learn to create photograms. For ages 12-14, lessons include camera operation, composition, lighting, subject matter, and other principles. 12-14 year old students may bring their own manual, 35mm […]

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