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Photography Classes

The Big Picture

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5: 6PM-8PM
Instructor: TOM SEMERARO
Ages 16 and Up
Location: STRAND CENTER COMMUNITY ROOM

In this class, students will learn about the three most fundamental concepts of image making: light, composition, and movement, and how they can be used to enhance the images you create. Bringing your camera is encouraged, as any technical questions about camera operation will be answered. Come and learn the many ways your camera can be utilized as an extension of your creative pursuits.

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members | Light Refreshments Included

Picture Perfect Plates

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19: 6PM-8PM
Instructor: TOM SEMERARO
Ages 16 and Up
Location: STRAND CENTER COMMUNITY ROOM

During this tasty intro course, students will learn the how-to of food and still life photography. Lighting, placement, composition, and thinking outside of the box will be the focus of this workshop on photographing inanimate objects. A “light tent” and alternate lighting methods will be introduced, and this is a great class for artists who use reference photographs. Please bring your own DSLR camera and memory cards.

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members | Light Refreshments Included

Headshots and Portraits

WEDNESDAY, MAY 3: 6PM-8PM
Instructor: TOM SEMERARO
Ages 16 and Up
Location: STRAND CENTER COMMUNITY ROOM

This class will cover photographing subjects with strobe and continuous light sources, backgrounds, reflector panels, and screens. Subject posing, body dynamics, lighting the face, and creative editorial portraiture will be covered. Students will learn tools to help capture that stellar smile, moody expression, and everything in between. Please bring your own DSLR camera and memory cards.

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members | Light Refreshments Included

For information on how to register for any of these classes, please CLICK HERE.

*Please note that the Strand Center for the Arts reserves the right to change or cancel a class. Participants will be notified by email, of these changes or cancellations.