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ONSITE: Contemporary Platinum Palladium Photography

July 12, 2022

Developed in 1892 by William Willis, the platinum printing process, or “platinotype” has held its place firmly in the company of alternative photographic processes. Known for their supreme tonal range and permanency, platinum photographs are beautifully luminous and allow a malleability for tone control in artistic choice. This contemporary take on the platinotype using the […]

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ONSITE: Introduction to Darkroom Photography (B)

July 12, 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: Gum Printing: Colorful Photographic Printing

July 12, 2022

Gum printing (aka Gum bichromate) is a painterly photographic pigment process stretching back to the 19th century. This class will introduce multi-layer contact printing techniques that utilize easily accessible analog and digital photographic technologies. Learn how to make your own digital negatives and safely prepare chemicals used. We'll discuss color theory and produce beautiful color […]

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ONSITE: Introduction to Cyanotypes

July 12, 2022

Learn about the cyanotype process and how to integrate this alternative photography process into a variety of media. The cyanotype process uses UV light and non-toxic materials to print photographic images on a variety of surfaces. We will learn how to coat and print cyanotypes on paper first. Then we'll discuss conceptualizing and creating imagery […]

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ONSITE: Quick + Easy Introduction to Adobe Lightroom Classic

July 12, 2022

Adobe Lightroom is a powerful program that allows you to catalog and enhance your digital photographs. We will cover its most useful features like importing, making collections, fix exposure and color, applying local adjustments, using graduated filters, creating fun presets and converting images to black and white.

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ONLINE: Introduction to Digital Photography (A)

July 12, 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 Digital Photography (A)

July 12, 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: Introduction to Digital Photography (B)

July 12, 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: Intermediate Darkroom Photography (Only offered a few times a year!)

July 12, 2022

For students with previous experience in the darkroom, this is an opportunity to explore more in-depth darkroom printing processes and gain new tools for experimentations and creativity. Students will cover a variety of skills, from how to fine-tune contrast in printing, mastering multiple exposure techniques, solarization, and more. Option to learn print toning, spotting, and […]

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ONLINE: Introduction to Digital Photography (B)

July 12, 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: Darkroom Photography (Ages 12-14)

July 12, 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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ONSITE: Editing the Digital Photograph in Adobe Lightroom

July 12, 2022

Adobe Lightroom is a powerful program that allows you to catalog and enhance your digital photographs. We will cover its most useful features like importing, making collections, fix exposure and color, applying local adjustments, using graduated filters, creating fun presets and converting images to black and white. Each week, students have the opportunity to practice […]

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ONSITE: Intermediate Digital Photography

July 12, 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: Digital Photography (Ages 12-14)

July 12, 2022

This course is for those who want to learn the nuts and bolts of digital photography, including all the steps from making an image to printing an image. Holding prints of images that you've made can be a magical and gratifying experience and every student will experience that for themselves. This course will touch on […]

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ONSITE: Tintype Photography

July 12, 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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ONSITE: Introduction to Darkroom Photography (A)

July 12, 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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ONLINE: Introduction to Digital Photography

April 15, 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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ONLINE: Intermediate Digital Photography

April 15, 2022

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

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ONSITE: Darkroom Photography (Ages 15-18)

April 15, 2022

Using 35mm film camera, 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 […]

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ONSITE: Intermediate Adobe Lightroom: Find Your Editing Style

April 14, 2022

Continue exploring Adobe Lightroom and define your style of editing digital photos. Our goal will be to help you identify what type of aesthetic you enjoy in your work in terms of color, light, and detail. This class will feel a bit like a cooking class where you would learn about how different spices and […]

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ONSITE: Tintype Photography

April 14, 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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ONSITE: Gum Printing: Colorful Photographic Printing

April 14, 2022

Gum printing (aka Gum bichromate) is a painterly photographic pigment process stretching back to the 19th century. This class will introduce to multi-layer contact printing techniques that utilize easily accessible analog and digital photographic technologies. Learn how to make your own digital negatives and safely prepare chemistry. We'll discuss color theory and produce beautiful color […]

read more

ONSITE: Introduction to Cyanotypes

April 14, 2022

Learn about the cyanotype process and how to integrate this alternative photography process into a variety of media. The cyanotype process uses UV light and non-toxic materials to print photographic images to a variety of surfaces. We will learn how to coat and print cyanotypes on paper first. Then we'll discuss conceptualizing and creating imagery […]

read more

ONSITE: Darkroom Photography

April 14, 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.

read more