Skills Classes

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Advanced Black and White Photography 

 

with Bruce Falkinburg

January 4th - March 8th

Tuesdays 7pm-10pm

This course is for experienced black and white film photographers who want to fine tune their camera and darkroom techniques.  Topics will include advanced metering and exposure techniques, film processing strategies, and making fine art prints in the darkroom. We will feature regular special guests who will share their photography journeys and areas of specialization. Walk-ins are welcome for a nightly fee. For intermediate to advanced students. Supplies needed: working film camera, any format, black and white film, black and white photo paper.

 

More info: bruce.falkinburg@gmail.com. Minimum age 16. 10 sessions.

 

$350

In Person (Masks and Vaccination Required)

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Learning to Light 

 

with Robb Hill 

January 4th - February 8th

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm

Are you frustrated with your flash? Learn techniques to improve your photos when you introduce artificial lighting. This class will work with off camera flash, mixing ambient and artificial light and studio lights. Students must have 1 strobe that works off camera. 

More info: robb@robbhill.com. Minimum age 18. 6 sessions.

 

$350

In Person (Masks and Vaccination Required)

Intro to Black/White Darkroom Photography

with Bruce Falkinburg 

January 6th - March 10th

Thursdays 7pm-10pm

This course is for those who love taking black and white photos and want to learn the basics of developing film and printing in the darkroom. We will go over camera functions, metering and making good exposures, film processing, and basic to intermediate darkroom printing. This course is a recommended pre-requisite for the Advanced Black and White Darkroom program. Skill level: beginner to intermediate. Supplies needed: working film camera (any format, black and white film and photo paper. 


More info: bruce.falkinburg@gmail.com. Minimum age 16. 10 sessions.

$350

In Person (Masks and Vaccination Required) 

iPhone Still Lives

 

with Sue Bloom 

January 11th - February 1st

Tuesdays 1pm-3pm

“Still Lives” have been a constant source of inspiration in art for hundreds of years. What can a still life say to us now? How can you create a meaningful arrangement? And how can you use the modern photographic tool of the iPhone? This class will explore the use of the iPhone, and all its modes and lenses, curated apps to amplify the desired effect, as well as the importance of still lives. The winter months are a good time to nestle-in with your iPhone and your creativity. More info: sue@suebloom.com. Minimum age 18. 4 sessions.

$175

Online

Introduction to Adobe Lightroom Classic for Digital Photographers 

with Alec Dann

January 12th - February 16th

Wednesdays 7pm-9:30pm

Learn how to organize your digital photographs and bring them to life with adjustments that are intuitive and easy-to-learn. Class will include live demonstrations of the software plus hands-on practice with your own images. Includes setting up your phone to sync photos with your computer. More info: alec.dann@verizon.net. Minimum age 18. 6 sessions.

$360

Online

Photoshop Essentials - Masks & Layers

with Page Carr

January 16th - January 30th

Sunday 11am-1:30pm

Learn to use Photoshop layers and masks to adjust and retouch images non-destructively. Some experience with Photoshop will be useful, but not required. Illustrated notes will be provided. This course is good preparation for Photoshop compositing and montage work. More Info: pagecarr@gmail.com. Minimum age 18. Meets 3 times

$325

Online

Creating Handmade Photography Books

David Scherbel

October 27th - November 17th

Wednesdays 1pm-3pm

Instructor will demonstrate the steps necessary to make two different kinds of books useful to photographers. Each student will make a leather spine book of pages with photographs they have printed. Book will have approximately 12 pages. Supplies provided by instructor. More Info: davidscherbel@gmail.com; davidscherbel.com. Minimum age 18.

$240

In Person

Photoshop Compositing Basics

with Page Carr

February 13th - February 27th

Sunday 11am-1:30pm

Learn to combine multiple images into montages and photo-illusions using image layers and image masks.  Beginner experience using Photoshop layer adjustments and adjustment masks recommended.  Illustrated notes will be provided along with practice images if you need them.  More info: pagecarr@gmail.com. Minimum age 18. 3 sessions.

$325

Online

Still Life in the Studio 

with Scott Davis 

February 15th - March 15th

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm

We will explore creating still life arrangements in the studio and studio lighting methods effective in the home environment. Students can use these skills in their personal environments and continue projects started in the class. More Info: dcphotoartist@gmail.com. Minimum age 18. 5 sessions. 

$300

In Person (Masks and Vaccination Required) 

Steps and Practice of Photo Criticism 

with Karen Keating 

February 21st - March 7th

Mondays 7pm-9pm

This is an introduction to a process of understanding images before starting the sentence with “I like or I dislike…”.  Similar to the phrase, “do not put the cart before the horse” we will practice and lean on the photo criticism model and understanding of images introduced and practiced by Terry Barrett.  Support for your opinion is clear visual statements from a lively conversation around each student’s images and master photographers. 

More info: karenkeating5002@comast.net. Minimum age 18. 3 sessions.

$175

In Person (Masks and Vaccinations Required) 

Photographing Artwork

 

Frank Van Riper

February 26th - March 12th

Saturdays 10am-1pm

Learn to photograph your work and others artwork to show it off at its best for shows, proposals or catalogs. Hands-on classes; instructor provides lighting equipment. Intermediate level for students with some knowledge of flash. More Info: GVR@GVRphoto.com. Minimum age 18.

$350

In Person