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Introduction to Digital Photography

January 14, 2019

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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Introduction to Digital Photography

January 14, 2019

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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Introduction to Digital Photography

January 14, 2019

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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Introduction to Digital Photography

January 14, 2019

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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Introduction to Digital Photography

January 14, 2019

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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Large-Scale Cyanotype

January 14, 2019

Create a life-size portrait of your family or group of friends using the cyanotype process. Cyanotypes are an alternative, non-silver photographic process that utilizes sunlight. Exposed areas turn a deep blue, while unexposed areas remain white. Plan to bring objects, negatives, small furniture or anything else that is representative of what is important to you […]

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Street Photography

January 14, 2019

Explore Richmond and delve into the world of street photography. We’ll look at historical and contemporary examples of street photography and discuss both technique and personal style. As a group, we’ll head out into the city to capture images. At the end of the day, we’ll return to VisArts to edit our images, share and […]

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Artmaking in the Darkroom (Ages 7-8)

January 14, 2019

Discover the magic of making photographs by hand without a traditional camera. You’ll learn basic steps for creating photograms and use sunlight to create cyanotypes and lumen prints. We’ll also create photographic collages, make pinhole cameras and hand color silver gelatin prints. The sky is the limit in the class where we seek to explore […]

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Darkroom Photography

January 14, 2019

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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Editing the Digital Photograph in Lightroom

January 14, 2019

Adobe Lightroom is a powerful program that allows you to catalog and enhance your digital photographs. When combined with Adobe Photoshop, it’s priceless. Learn how to import photos in the library module and explore Lightroom’s develop module, which allows you to fix exposure, sharpness, contrast and white balance. You’ll also have the opportunity to spend […]

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Exploring Digital Media Through the Selfie (Ages 13-14)

January 14, 2019

Learn about digital media through photographing the self. Following in the tradition of such artists as Cindy Sherman, students will be asked to use their own image to emulate and convey ideas. We will learn about studio lighting, digital process and principles of photography, all through the lens of the selfie.

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Intermediate Digital Photography

January 14, 2019

Refine your digital photography aesthetic and technical skills. Learn how to process RAW images and create an effective workflow from capture to computer. We’ll discuss the work of master photographers and explore contemporary trends. Weekly assignments coupled with in–class discussions will help you troubleshoot problems, improve your composition and develop your personal vision.

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Intermediate Digital Photography

January 14, 2019

Refine your digital photography aesthetic and technical skills. Learn how to process RAW images and create an effective workflow from capture to computer. We’ll discuss the work of master photographers and explore contemporary trends. Weekly assignments coupled with in–class discussions will help you troubleshoot problems, improve your composition and develop your personal vision.

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Introduction to Digital Photography

January 14, 2019

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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Introduction to Digital Photography

January 14, 2019

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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Introduction to Digital Photography

January 14, 2019

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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Introduction to Digital Photography

January 14, 2019

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.

read more

Introduction to Digital Photography

January 14, 2019

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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Introduction to Digital Photography

January 14, 2019

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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Portrait Photography (Ages 11-12)

January 14, 2019

Consider what makes a compelling portrait. It’s easy to take a picture of a person, but not always as simple to capture that person’s character. You’ll learn how to use film cameras, studio lighting and natural lighting. We’ll also cover film development and how to print portraits in the darkroom.

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Photographing Your Artwork

January 14, 2019

Do you want to properly document your artwork? We’ll cover photographic lighting techniques, camera basics, tricks for minimizing glare and how to problem–solve while photographing challenging pieces of work.

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