WorkShops

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Digital Camera Clinic

with Page Carr

December 5th

Sunday 11am-1:30pm 

Get help with your camera settings, exposure control, and other questions and problems in a small group. Send questions ahead of time. Any skill level. Notes will be provided. More info: pagecarr@gmail.com. Minimum age 18. 1 session.

Instructor(s)

$100

Online

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Photoshop Layers & Masks Clinic

with Page Carr

December 12

Sunday 11am-1:30pm 

Get help with your Photoshop layers, masks, and compositing questions and problems in a small group. Send questions ahead of time if you like. For any level. Notes will be provided.

More info: pagecarr@gmail.com. Minimum age 18. 1 session.

 

$100

Online

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"La Faccia" - Photographing the Face 

with Frank Van Riper

 

January 8th and January 15th

Saturday 10am-1pm

Photographing the face in all styles of light - available, studio light, silhouette - concentrating on close-up expression and gesture for dramatic portraits. All levels welcome.

More Info: GVR@GVRphoto.com. Minimum age 18.

 

$250

In Person

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Advanced Cyanotypes

with Mac Cosgrove-Davies

 

January 8th and 9th

Saturday and Sunday 10am-2pm 

Starting with cyanotype printing on paper we will explore creative applications of this versatile medium. Based on student interest, this could include printing on fabric or transparent vellum and/or applying colors or collage techniques. Medium/large format negatives will be needed. Contact the instructor if this is an issue. 

More Info: gummist@gmail.com. Minimum age 18. 2 sessions.

 

$200

In Person (Masks and Vaccination Required) 

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East Wing Field Trip

with Frank Van Riper

 

January 9th

Saturday 10am-4pm

Rain or shine, always a great field trip photographing I. M. Pei’s masterpiece. Opportunities for available light architectural, abstract and people photography in a gorgeous setting.  No experience necessary.  Parking readily available on the Mall on Sundays! 

More info: GVR@GVRphoto.com. Minimum age 18. 1 session.

 

$150

Offsite 

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Printing Photographs on Alternative Papers for

Inkjet Printers

with David Scherbel

 

January 11th

Tuesday 1:30pm-3:30pm

Have you printed photographs that you believe could look more appealing? Consider printing them on noncommercial photography papers, such as archival paper, vellum, cotton drawing or watercolor papers, or “metallic” papers. The various colors and textures of traditional art papers can add new character and alternative looks to your photographs. Instructor will provide demonstrations. 

More info: davidscherbel@gmail.com. Minimum age 18. 1 session.

 

$75

In Person (Masks and Vaccination Required) 
 

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Glen Echo Night Photography

with Frank Van Riper

2 Dates:

January 13th

Thursday 7pm-9:30pm 

February 10th

Thursday 7pm-9:30pm

Prowl the shadows of magical Glen Echo Park with lighting master Frank Van Riper. Use multiple, easy-to master, techniques including drag-flash and zooming to make amazing pictures. All levels welcome. Tripod recommended. More Info: GVR@GVRphoto.com. Minimum age 18.

 

$150

In Person

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Large Format Photography

with Bruce Falkingburg 

 

January 22nd and 23rd 11am-5pm

If you have ever wanted to unlock the mysteries of 4x5 or bigger large format film cameras, then this workshop is for you. It will be a blend of classroom instruction and hands-on experience with both field and studio large format cameras. We will explore the construction and function of large format cameras including lenses, film holders, camera movements (tilt, rise, shift) focusing, depth of field, needed gear, and various calculations to make proper exposures. 

More info: bruce.falkinburg@gmail.com. Minimum age 16. 2 sessions.

 

$150

In Person (Masks and Vaccination Required) 
 

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Pictures in Books 

with Stephen Greenberg 

 

January 30th 7pm-9pm

This workshop will focus on the history of illustrated books with an emphasis on the role of photography in both illustration and broader areas of book production. We will cover book illustrations from papyrus and illuminated manuscripts to the digital age, with samples of original historical materials from the instructor’s personal collection. 

More info: patzere4@gmail.com. Minimum age 16. 2 sessions.

$150

In Person (Masks and Vaccination Required) 
 

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Intro to Studio Lighting 

with Bruce Falkinburg 

 

February 12th 11am-4pm

This hands-on workshop will explore the basics of studio lighting equipment and techniques.

We will transform Photoworks into two functioning studio environments for portraits, products, and still life with backgrounds, stands, moonlights and power pack lights, common light modifiers (including soft boxes, reflectors, umbrellas…) and triggers for the most common cameras.  

More info: bruce.falkinburg@gmail.com. Minimum age 16. 2 sessions.

$150

In Person (Masks and Vaccination Required)