This camp is for high school students who love photography! Whether you’ve never picked up a camera or take photos of your friends all the time, you’ll enjoy these classes! This beginner/ intermediate course will help you to refine your photography skills as well as your Photoshop/Lightroom skills. Each class will consist of technical aspects about photography and a creative lesson. There will be weekly assignments only to help you grow as a photographer.
Must have: Digital SLR camera and lens, notebook, pen
Nice to have: laptop, external hard drive, Lightroom/Photoshop
*** This Photo Camp is made up of 6 classes and one Open House Exhibition. The classes will be held on Mondays during the summer from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM at the Craftivate Studio. The Open House Exhibition will feature work from all photography related camps and classes running this summer and will take place on August 4th from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM with free admission.
*** This camp is open to current high school students and those entering high school in the fall. If you do not fall into this category, please check out the Beginner / Intermediate Photography Class that is also running this summer.
WEEK ONE: 06/19/2017
Objectives: Getting to know your camera
Assignment : Self Portraits
WEEK TWO: 06/26/2017
Technical: ISO, Metering, Aperture, Focusing tricks
Creative: Composition/Depth of Field
Assignment: Rule of Thirds
WEEK THREE: 07/10/2017
Technicals: Shutter Speed, Bulb, Low light, Raw vs. Jpgs
Creative: Blur Action, Freeze Action, Paint at night
WEEK FOUR: 07/17/2017
Technical: Settings for individual portraits/ group portraits
WEEK FIVE: 7/24/2017
Creative: Portfolio Building
Assignment: Your choice
WEEK SIX: 07/31/2017
Technical: Portfolio Review
Creative: Free shoot
Open House Exhibition: August 4, 2017 from 6 - 10 PM
At the completion of this photo camp, there will be an opportunity to display your work at a public art exhibit here in Wallingford. You will have the chance to participate in the planning and execution of this art exhibit where family and friends will be invited to view your work. Any funds raised through this exhibit will be donated to a local cause.