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Creative Techniques for Digital Photography

  • Norberg's Art & Frame Shop 37 South Grove Street East Aurora, NY, 14052 (map)

Presented by Roycrofter at Large, Peter Potter

Students will learn how to more effectively use the camera to realize their creative vision. We will have five sessions in which we will create, print, mount & mat, and share our results with our friends and the community in a reception at the Roycroft Inn called "Coctails and Canvas."

Classes will be held at Norberg's Art & Frame Shop on the Roycroft Campus. Class size will be limited to twelve. The cost is $160 and includes all materials and instruction. A non-refundable deposit of $80 will secure your place. Scholarship assistance provided upon request.

Requirements:
An adjustable digital camera with owner's manual. The camera must have a Mode Control dial with "A, S, and M" settings. Please provide us with your camera model to ensure it is appropriate for the course.

CLASS SCHEDULE:
Sunday, Sept. 10, 1-3 pm: "The Camera"
Operation, settings, and controls of the digital camera will be explained in detail and demonstrated.

Sunday, Sept. 17, 1-3 pm: "Effects of Controls"
This class will underline how the controls impact the image, and provide guidance when choosing settings for various applications.

Sunday, Sept. 24, 1-3 pm: "Exploring Editing, and Photo Safari on the Roycroft Campus"
We will look at post exposure editing for creative effect, and we'll take a trip around the Campus to take photographs.

Sunday, Oct. 8, 1-3 pm: "Presentation"
Miranda Kirchmeyer will present instruction on mounting, matting and framing, and the students will mount their own work.

Wednesday, Oct. 11, 6-9 pm: "Coctails and Canvas"
We will share our work with the public at this special reception at the Roycroft Inn Craftsman's Lounge.

Later Event: September 15
Fall East Aurora Art Walk