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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 […]

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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.

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ONSITE: Documentary Photography

April 14, 2022

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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ONSITE: Color Film Processing

April 14, 2022

Tired of sending your film to be processed? This course teaches you to chemically develop your color film negatives specifically for analog color film photography. Students will learn how to safely use chemicals, develop their rolls of color film, and digitize negatives.

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ONSITE: Introduction to Digital Photography (B)

April 14, 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: Quick + Easy Introduction to Adobe Lightroom Classic (A)

April 14, 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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ONSITE: Quick + Easy Introduction to Adobe Lightroom Classic (B)

April 14, 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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ONSITE: Introduction to Digital Photography (A)

April 14, 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: Darkroom Photography (B)

February 08, 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: Introduction to Digital Photography (B)

February 06, 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 (A)

February 06, 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

February 06, 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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ONSITE: Color Film Processing

February 06, 2022

Tired of sending your film to be processed? This course teaches you to chemically develop your color film negatives specifically for analog color film photography. Students will learn how to safely use chemicals, develop their rolls of color film, and digitize negatives.

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ONSITE: Ecofriendly Photography: Cyanotypes

February 06, 2022

This course offers a technical and historical view into the cyanotype process suitable for both first-timers and those acquainted with the process. This course consists of two major parts. The first part teaches students to produce cyanotype prints by making photographs with the original (non-toxic) chemical formula. The second part of the course teaches how […]

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ONLINE: Introduction to Digital Photography

February 06, 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 (A)

February 06, 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: Through Your Lens: Digital Photography (Ages 15–18)

February 06, 2022

Students will learn the history of photography, how to take a polished image, and how to thoughtfully critique an image. Students will learn the basics of photography (rule of thirds, composition, lighting, etc.) and how to optimize the camera they are using, whether it's an iPhone, a basic point and shoot or a DSLR. They […]

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ONSITE: Photo Printing with Sunlight: Alternative Processes

February 06, 2022

Before the invention of film and enlargers, photographers would make images and prints with sunlight. In this workshop, students will learn two alternative-process photographic techniques that allow you to produce photographic prints outside of the darkroom– lumen printing and cyanotypes. Each image made is one of a kind, handmade and vividly colored. Students will learn […]

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ONSITE: Quick + Easy Introduction to Adobe Lightroom Classic

February 06, 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: Intermediate Digital Photography

February 06, 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: Tintype Photography (B)

February 06, 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: Tintype Photography (A)

February 06, 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: Photographing Your Artwork

February 06, 2022

Do you want to properly document your 3-D artwork? We’ll cover photographic lighting techniques, camera basics, tricks for minimizing glare, and how to problem-solve while photographing your art.

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