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ONSITE: Documentary Photography

July 07, 2020

Learn the basics of documentary photography. Though it’s often associated with journalism, documentary photography can be driven by the ideas and inspirations of the individual artist. You’ll be introduced to some of the masters of the form and complete your own project outside of class. During class, you’ll edit your photos and participate in group […]

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Cell Phone Photography

July 07, 2020

Explore the fundamental vocabulary and techniques of digital photography while developing your personal artistic vision. You’ll learn how to use your smart phone as a photographic tool, display an understanding of the elements of design, the exposure triangle, and advanced editing techniques through apps. While there will be a focus on technical skill building, we […]

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ONSITE: Travel Photography: In Pursuit of Truth – NEW!

July 07, 2020

How can photographs be used to showcase a holistic depiction of life in other parts of the world? Travel always inspires storytelling. When traveling, one can develop an authentic, captivating visual story by creating visuals that reflect the human experience. Students will learn about how to thoughtfully build a visual narrative using photographs from their […]

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Introduction to Digital Photography (B)

April 16, 2020

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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Photography Diary (Ages 15–18) – NEW!

April 16, 2020

As visual artists, sometimes we express ourselves better through images than words. Diaries don’t have to be limited to text. Write with pictures as we create photo diaries. You’ll learn more about contemporary and traditional photographers with a focus on the art of personal expression. Develop your very own diary of photographs in a weekly, […]

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Introduction to Digital Photography (A)

April 16, 2020

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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Cell Phone Photography – NEW!

April 16, 2020

Explore the fundamental vocabulary and techniques of digital photography while developing your personal artistic vision. You’ll learn how to use your smart phone as a photographic tool, display an understanding of the elements of design, the exposure triangle, and advanced editing techniques through apps. While there will be a focus on technical skill building, we […]

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Tiny Portrait Darkroom Magic (Ages 5+ with an Adult)

February 10, 2020

Learn the magic of the darkroom with a night of instruction from Tristan Wright. You will leave this class with an understanding of how the darkroom chemistry works to make images appear on light sensitive paper, as well as how to use a 35mm camera to create a tiny portrait without film!

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Tiny Portrait Darkroom Magic (Ages 5+ with an Adult)

February 10, 2020

Learn the magic of the darkroom with a night of instruction from Tristan Wright. You will leave this class with an understanding of how the darkroom chemistry works to make images appear on light sensitive paper, as well as how to use a 35mm camera to create a tiny portrait without film!

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Portrait Photography with Film (Ages 11–12)

January 27, 2020

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. Students will also print their photographs […]

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Darkroom Photography (Ages 13–14)

January 27, 2020

Using 35mm cameras, learn the fundamentals of black and white photography. Take field trips and use the darkroom to print your own photographs. Lessons include camera operation, composition, lighting, subject matter and other principles. If time allows, we may also experiment with pinhole photography by making our own cameras out of recycled materials. Bring your […]

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Digital Photography (Ages 13–14)

January 27, 2020

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, enjoy demonstrations, hands-on practice and detailed overviews on composition and creative decision making.

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Digital Photography (Ages 11–12)

January 27, 2020

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, enjoy demonstrations, hands-on practice and detailed overviews on composition and creative decision making.

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Darkroom Photography (Ages 13–14)

January 27, 2020

Using 35mm cameras, learn the fundamentals of black and white photography. Take field trips and use the darkroom to print your own photographs. Lessons include camera operation, composition, lighting, subject matter and other principles. If time allows, we may also experiment with pinhole photography by making our own cameras out of recycled materials. Bring your […]

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Digital Photography (Ages 9–10)

January 27, 2020

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, enjoy demonstrations, hands-on practice and detailed overviews on composition and creative decision making.

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Digital Photography (Ages 13–14)

January 27, 2020

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, enjoy demonstrations, hands-on practice and detailed overviews on composition and creative decision making.

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Artist-a-Day (Ages 7–8)

January 27, 2020

Each day, we’ll learn about a new artist and the medium in which they work. Explore why artists make art and what in turn makes you an artist! Which causes are important to you? What inspires you? Have fun and explore art-making processes and concepts with inspiration from those who came before us.

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Darkroom Photography (Ages 11–12)

January 27, 2020

Using 35mm cameras, learn the fundamentals of black and white photography. Take field trips and use the darkroom to print your own photographs. Lessons include camera operation, composition, lighting, subject matter and other principles. If time allows, we may also experiment with pinhole photography by making our own cameras out of recycled materials. Bring your […]

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Portrait Photography with Film (Ages 11–12)

January 27, 2020

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. Students will also print their photographs […]

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Darkroom Photography (Ages 11–12)

January 27, 2020

Using 35mm cameras, learn the fundamentals of black and white photography. Take field trips and use the darkroom to print your own photographs. Lessons include camera operation, composition, lighting, subject matter and other principles. If time allows, we may also experiment with pinhole photography by making our own cameras out of recycled materials. Bring your […]

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Darkroom Photography (Ages 11–12)

January 27, 2020

Using 35mm cameras, learn the fundamentals of black and white photography. Take field trips and use the darkroom to print your own photographs. Lessons include camera operation, composition, lighting, subject matter and other principles. If time allows, we may also experiment with pinhole photography by making our own cameras out of recycled materials. Bring your […]

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Portrait Photography with Film (Ages 13–14)

January 27, 2020

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. Students will also print their photographs […]

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