Beyond Snapshots: An Intro to Digital Photography
Mark Bair Photography
Instructor: Mark Bair
This class is for people who want to go beyond shooting only in automatic mode.
Students will learn:
- How to control the aperture, shutter speed, and ISO in order to get the results they want
- How to compose better images
- How to get sharper images
- How to work with different kinds of light
- How and when to use flash
- How to do basic photo editing
In this three part class, each week students will experiment with techniques learned in class and bring examples to share with the class.
Framing & Matting for Art & Photography
Instructor: Kate Morgan
In this Class students will learn the basics of matting and mounting photos or 2D art as well as basic frame construction and assembly including the use of mitre saws and glass cutters. Students will leave the class with a framed picture with hardware for hanging.
- Mat selection – basic vs archival, color selection.
- Mat layout – margin/reveal width, double matting.
- Mat cutting and mounting – Beveled vs Flat cuts, T hangers.
- Frame cutting and assembly – Layout and color, miter cuts with a chopsaw, and assembly with a framing jig.
- Glass cutting: Measurement and cutting.
- Final assembly: Closure and installation of hanging hardware.
What to bring:
A flat picture, print or painting suitable for framing in one combination of the following sizes: two 4×6′s OR two 5×7′s OR one 8×10 OR one 11×14 for 1 picture frame to be made in class.
Table Top Product Photography
Instructor: Don Sell
This class is intended for beginners and intermediate Makers and artists who want to better photograph their creations. Participants will learn how to use the Columbus Idea foundry light tent. The tent helps eliminate glare from shiny surfaces. We will explore how to control light and use flags to eliminate hot spots. Participants should bring their digital camera and a small item to photograph.
Cyanotype Print Making
Instructor Wesley James Yoder
Lean to make cyanotypes using easily obtainable materials and gain experience in the technical aspects of making cyanotypes from both black and white film negatives as well as digital files.
Students will learn the historical context and value of cyanotype in the development of photography and view examples of 17th century and current examples of cyanotype prints.
We’ll explore various toning techniques and students will take home at least one handmade print. Please visit rickmerrick.com for cyanotype examples
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