Photography

Saturday, Apr 26, 2014
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Portraiture Workshop: LIMITED SPACE Call (518)273-0552 x231 to Register

April 26, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM Instructor: Katherine Wright

Perfect your portraits! Students will be guided through various techniques for shooting portraits with natural light in outdoor and indoor settings. Working with focus, composition, environment and more, students will gain a better understanding of using the time of day to your advantage to create a stunning portrait. Basic knowledge of the use of a digital SLR camera is helpful, but beginners are welcome. The Arts Center can provide a DSLR camera for you to work with, but if you have your own camera, please bring it with you.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

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SOLD OUT! Using Your DSLR Camera: A Crash Course

May 10, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM Instructor: Katherine Wright

This super condensed “crash course” will introduce students to the basics of using a digital SLR camera. This course will define and clarify the functions that are found on most SLR cameras, as well as some basic photography tips. Students will learn about depth of field, aperture, exposure, light meter, quality settings, shutter speeds, and basic composition. A digital SLR can be provided for you, but if you have your own, please bring it with you.

Sunday, May 11, 2014
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On Location Portraiture

May 11, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM Instructor: Katherine Wright

In this one-day workshop, students will be guided through the process of photographing models in a variety of locations. Students will learn about basic styling techniques including posing and we will work with natural light and natural light modifiers. Basic knowledge of the use of a digital SLR camera is helpful, but beginners are welcome. The Arts Center can provide a DSLR camera for you to work with, but if you have your own camera, please bring it with you.

Monday, May 12, 2014
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SOLD OUT! Photography 101

May 12, 2014 to June 23, 2014 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Instructor: Katherine Wright

This course will define and clarify the functions that are found on most digital SLR cameras, shooting techniques, and an introduction to digital viewing and editing on the computer. Students will learn about depth of field, aperture, exposure, light meter, quality settings, shutter speeds, and basic composition. Students can bring their own DSLR camera, or use one at The Arts Center. Please bring a USB flash drive to save your work. NO CLASS ON 5/26

Sunday, May 18, 2014
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Posing for Portraits – All Shapes and Sizes

May 18, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM Instructor: Katherine Wright

In this weekend workshop you will discover how to pose your clients of all shapes and sizes. We will cover some of the photography basics, however the main focus of this workshop is to learn how to engage, connect, and create flattering portraits for a variety of situations.

Saturday, Jun 21, 2014
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Studio Photography

June 21, 2014 to June 22, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM Instructor: Katherine Wright

In this workshop participants will be exposed to the foundations of Studio Photography. We will discuss how to create light for various studio applications, including tabletop and portrait work. Participants will experiment with various studio equipment including how to use a light meter and studio strobes to achieve well exposed and composed images. Prerequisite: Intro to Photography or a firm knowledge of Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO and Camera Metering.

Saturday, Jun 28, 2014

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Fashion Photography

June 28, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM Instructor: Katherine Wright

In the unique weekend workshop participants will learn the principles of photographing the figure and working with models in a “high fashion” setting. We will have the pleasure of working with experienced models, a professional Stylist and Pro Hair & Makeup team. Throughout the day we will focus on how to build a Fashion Editorial and create a story. PREREQUISITE: Intro to Photography or firm knowledge of Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO, Camera Metering and White Balance.

Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014
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Photography 101

July 2, 2014 to August 6, 2014 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Instructor: Katherine Wright

This course will define and clarify the functions that are found on most digital SLR cameras, shooting techniques, and an introduction to digital viewing and editing on the computer. Students will learn about depth of field, aperture, exposure, light meter, quality settings, shutter speeds, and basic composition. Students can bring their own DSLR camera, or use one at The Arts Center. Please bring a USB flash drive to save your work.

Saturday, Jul 19, 2014
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Using Your DSLR Camera: a Crash Course

July 19, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM Instructor: Katherine Wright

This super condensed “crash course” will introduce students to the basics of using a digital SLR camera. This course will define and clarify the functions that are found on most SLR cameras, as well as some basic photography tips. Students will learn about depth of field, aperture, exposure, light meter, quality settings, shutter speeds, and basic composition. A digital SLR can be provided for you, but if you have your own, please bring it with you.

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014

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Studio Photography

July 26, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM Instructor: Katherine Wright

In this workshop participants will be exposed to the foundation of Studio Photography. We will discuss how to create light for various studio applications including tabletop and portrait work. Participants will learn how to use a light meter and studio strobes to achaive well-exposed and composed images. Intro to Photography or firm knowledge of Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO, and Camera Metering.

Saturday, Aug 2, 2014

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Understanding Your External Flash Drive

August 2, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM Instructor: Katherine Wright

Understanding your external Flash: In this intense workshop, participants will be exposed to the foundation of Flash Photography. We will discuss how to create and modify light for various applications including event and portrait work. Participants will experiment with various Flash setups including on camera and off camera scenarios.
Prerequisite: Intro to Photography or firm knowledge of Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO, and Camera Metering

Monday, Aug 18, 2014
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Photography 102

August 18, 2014 to September 29, 2014 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Instructor: Katherine Wright

Students will expand on the basic photography skills instructed in Photo 101 and become exposed to a variety of “real world” situations to better improve their images. Students will also be introduced to working with models, basic post-production techniques, working with Camera RAW, shooting with both natural and studio lighting and more! Photo 101 or background in photography (shooting in manual settings) is highly recommended. The Art Center can provide a DSLR camera for you to work with, but if you have your own camera, please bring it. NO CLASS 9/1

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014
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How to Prepare your Photos for Exhibition

August 23, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM Instructor: Katherine Wright

Showing off your work is GOOD and in this workshop we will discuss key elements on what to submit, how to put your images together for an exhibition. We will go over topics including printing, matting, framing, alternative forms of presentation and guidelines for pricing.