All Workshops

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    A Kick in the Pants: A Critique Workshop

    As artists, we all need a kick in the pants. No matter how passionate or how dedicated we may be, it takes practice and commitment in order to reach that next level. Maintaining that discipline…

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    Adobe Lightroom

    Instructor: Fran Osborn Blaschke

    Mondays 6:00 - 9:00 PM, 12 Weeks

    March 27 - June 12

    Capturing the image is just the beginning! Take your images to the next level and make them look their best by entering the “digital darkroom” and using the processing capabilities of Adobe Lightroom. In this…

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    Adobe Lightroom Intensive

    Instructor: Sue Anne Hodges

    Saturday and Sunday, 10:00-5:00 PM, 2 Day

    June 3 - June 4

    This is an information packed two-day workshop covering real-world workflow using Adobe Lightroom. Your workflow starts the minute you’ve clicked the shutter. This workshop covers what happens next and how to get the most from…

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    Advanced Alternative Process

    This workshop is designed for the person who already has a working understanding of 19th century photo processes (Cyanotype, Salt Printing, Kallitype, Platinum) and is looking for more guided instruction in a specific process or…

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    Advanced Darkroom

    Instructor: Nick Johnson

    Thursdays, 6:00-9:00 PM, 12 Weeks

    March 30 - June 15

    Advanced Darkroom is aimed at expanding artistic control of the fine art print. During this twelve-week period, we will explore several advanced negative and print making techniques we can use to bring our creative vision…

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    Advanced Digital Printing: Expressing Your Personal Vision Through the Print

    Never before has the photographer had the amount of control available in today’s digital darkroom. This ten-week class builds upon the technical abilities of the digital darkroom and the critical eye for color and tone…

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    Advanced Night Photography

    Instructor: Lance Keimig

    Photographing away from the city lights is quite different from urban night photography. Lower light levels and longer exposures present both challenges and opportunities. Today’s technology gives us the option to photograph in the darkest…

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    Alternative Process

    This class studies and practices 19th century photo processes. We will explore salt printing, cyanotype, platinum printing, pinhole photography and more. These processes require a deeper level of connection with materials and are a jumping-off…

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    Alternative Process – Wet Plate

    Instructor: Ronald Cowie

    This two day workshop is a fun introduction to wet plate printing, one of the most exciting of the antique processes in the fine art world. It was made famous by such master photographers such…

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    Alternative Process: Tintype

    Instructor: Ronald Cowie

    This one day workshop is an exciting introduction to the world of antique processes. A cousin to the daguerreotype, tintypes are the younger lightweight photo objects made popular during the American Civil War, which later…

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    Alternative Processes 101: Cyanotypes

    Instructor: Ronald Cowie

    This one day workshop is a fun introduction to one of the oldest photographic printing processes known. No previous photographic experience is necessary to participate. (Since the inventors didn’t have any, why should you) The…

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    Architectural Photography

    Instructor: Keitaro Yoshioka

    In this 10-week workshop, students will learn to create dynamic images of architectural interiors and exteriors. Extensive demonstration of Photoshop techniques showing perspective correction, ways to extend dynamic range and a variety of other essential…

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    Architectural Photography On Location

    In this 10-week workshop, students will learn to create dynamic images of architectural interiors and exteriors. This expanded 50-hour workshop offers the same technical content as our shorter, evening Architectural Photography workshop, with numerous in-class…

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    Architecture at Dusk

    Instructor: Keitaro Yoshioka

    This 10-week workshop is an extension of the Architectural Series offered by photographer Keitaro Yoshioka. Focusing on exteriors, the class will travel on location week to week, photographing compelling views of Boston’s skyline and finest…

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    Art and Design

    Instructor: Suzanne Revy

    This is an introductory course for anyone looking to improve their composition skills. Design elements will present weekly topics for discussion, including use of the frame, angle, perspective, scale, lines and geometry, color, and time….

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    Art of Studio

    Instructor: Trevor Reid

    Making photographs in the studio offers unlimited creative possibilities, allowing the photographer to control every aspect of the image. Art of Studio is a course designed for people who wish to learn to use studio…

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    Basic Darkroom

    Instructor: Nick Johnson

    Wednesdays, 6:00-9:00 PM, 12 Weeks

    March 29 - June 14

    This workshop presents the fundamentals of black & white photography and explores the basic functions of the camera. The class goal is to produce a high quality negative and technically strong black & white prints….

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    Basic Digital Camera with Photoshop

    Instructor: Keitaro Yoshioka

    This foundation level course invites students to become better acquainted with their DSLR. Weekly lectures and demonstrations will familiarize students with basic camera controls including ISO, Aperture and Shutter Speed as well as various types…

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    Breaking Into the Fine Art Photo World

    Instructor: Blake Fitch

    Over the course of two days artist, curator and former museum director Blake Fitch addresses what it takes to make it as a professional fine art photographer. Part One of this two part seminar, will…

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    Breaking into the Magazine

    This workshop is designed to educate students about preparation, strategies, and developing a successful approach to breaking in to the business of magazine and editorial photography. The world of magazine photography is extremely competitive, and…

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    Business of Weddings

    Instructor: Laura Pineda

    This intense course will provide students with the advanced business and marketing skills specific to the wedding photography industry. Through weekly lectures, in-class guests and studio visits, students will be exposed to many different approaches…

  • Call For Entry – Intimate View

      Artists are invited to submit thematic work which reveals a private or intimate perspective on a personal subject, which can range from portraits to landscapes or still-life. GUIDELINES: Submit 4 images via email to:…

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    Camp Photo 1: Creative Digital Capture and Workflow

    This fast-paced course is designed to help young photographers understand how to use their digital SLR and Adobe Lightroom to capture, organize, and develop high quality images. After a basic overview of exposure, lenses and…

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    Camp Photo 1: Darkroom Magic – Traditional Black and White Photography

    Even in our thoroughly digital world, many photographers are rediscovering the uniquely satisfying process of working with traditional black and white film and paper in the chemical darkroom. This course helps students learn how to…

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    Camp Photo 1: Storytelling & Video

    Instructor: Bruno Debas

    Students will learn storytelling techniques in order to produce a short video film using audio, video and still photography edited through Apple’s Final Cut Pro X.  In addition to acquiring technical skills, the focus of…

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    Camp Photo 2: Advanced Digital Photography Using Photoshop

    Instructor: Caleb Cole

    The perfect complement to the Creative Digital Capture and Workflow course, this class introduces students to the world of creative digital imaging. Working with the instructor in the studio, on location and in NESOP’s state-of-the-art…

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    CAMP PHOTO- 2 Day Course: Cyanotype

    Instructor: Ronald Cowie

    Wednesday and Thursday, 12:00-5:00 PM, 2 Day

    April 19 - April 20

    This two day workshop is an introduction to one of the oldest photographic printing processes known. We will cover the history of the medium, negative making, printing, toning, and photograms. This is a fun, low-stress…

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    CAMP PHOTO- 2 Day Course: Fashion Photography

    Instructor: Kate Murphy

    Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:00-4:00 PM, 2 Day

    April 18 - April 19

    Aimed at giving students a hands on experience in Fashion Portraiture, students will convene at NESOP on day one to discuss technical and conceptual considerations of contemporary fashion photography followed by an afternoon of shooting…

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    CAMP PHOTO- 2 Day Course: Holga

    Instructor: William Franson

    Saturday and Sunday, 10:00-4:00 PM 2 Day

    April 22 - April 23

    There is nothing like the experience of photographing with a Holga. No one takes you seriously. You won’t even take yourself seriously! That is, until you process your first roll and discover images you could…

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    CAMP PHOTO- 2 Day Course: Pinhole Camera

    Instructor: Greg Norstrom

    Saturday and Sunday, 12:00-5:00 PM 2 Day

    May 20 - May 21

    This workshop will introduce students to the creative possibilities of low-tech photography. Reaching all of the way back to the Camera Obscura as inspiration, students will build their own lens-less pinhole cameras using everyday objects…

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    Capturing & Editing Video with FCP X

    Instructor: Bruno Debas

    With the fast moving advances in digital cameras allowing photographers to shoot high quality Video clients often want both still images and video. This course will show you how to properly shoot video with DSLR’s,…

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    Creative Darkroom Techniques

    This darkroom-based course introduces students to a variety of alternative techniques beyond traditional black and white processes. During the first half of the course, many unique darkroom techniques, including several types of toning, bleaching and…

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    Creative Imaging I: Photoshop Tools and Techniques

    Instructor: Sue Anne Hodges

    Having already learned the fundamentals of RAW processing in the Lightroom Develop Module or Adobe Camera RAW, this workshop allows you to take your images further either technically or creatively using Adobe Photoshop. In this…

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    Creative Imaging II: Advanced Photoshop for Compositing and Creative Techniques

    Instructor: Sue Anne Hodges

    Thursdays, 6:00-9:00 PM, 10 Weeks

    March 30 - June 1

    This is the continuation of Creative Imaging I. The workshop begins with a review and further exploration of layers, then continues with more advanced work using adjustment layers, clipping groups, paths and quick mask. An…

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    Creative Lighting with Speedlights

    Instructor: Kate Murphy

    TTL flash technology has revolutionized the way photographers work, both in the studio and on location, and you won’t find a better, more informative and fun-filled guide to how that little flash can make a…

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    Creative Self-Expression in Photography

    Photography can be a powerful tool for communication and self-expression. This course in visual exploration will help students to “think outside the box” and channel their creativity by introducing them to an array of conceptual…

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    Critical Objectivity

    You shoot all the time. You feel comfortable with your camera, and you usually get the shot.  You know your way around processing and editing, whether in Lightroom, Photoshop or the analog darkroom.  But when…

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    Digital Camera I

    Instructor: Fran Osborn-Blaschke

    Wednesdays, 6:00-8:3 PM, 8 Weeks

    March 29 - May 17

    Are you disappointed by the images you get with your fancy digital SLR camera? Are you intimidated by the innumerable buttons, dials and menus on your camera? The Digital Camera I workshop can help! This…

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    Digital Camera I – Section A

    Instructor: Heratch Ekmekjian

    Are you disappointed by the images you get with your fancy digital SLR camera? Are you intimidated by the innumerable buttons, dials and menus on your camera? The Digital Camera I workshop can help! This…

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    Digital Camera I – Section B

    Instructor: Bob Keene

    Are you disappointed by the images you get with your fancy digital SLR camera? Are you intimidated by the innumerable buttons, dials and menus on your camera? The Digital Camera I workshop can help! This…

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    Digital Camera II

    Instructor: Fran Osborn-Blaschke

    Tuesdays, 6:00-8:30 PM, 8 Weeks

    March 28 - May 16

    The course builds upon the foundation built in the Digital Camera I workshop. Reviewing the basics and then moving on to more fundamentals, students will continue to develop their photography skills as they become more…

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    Digital Printing

    Instructor: Sue Anne Hodges

    In this class, students will learn to make high quality ink jet prints. Images can come from digital cameras or scanned film. Students will learn the technical skills of using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom and…

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    Documentary Photography

    Instructor: Michael Hintlian

    As documentarians, we are in the “point of view” business. How do we tell our stories with integrity, clarity and honesty? Where does personal vision come from and how do you tell a story with…

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    Editing and Presenting Your Work

    Do you have lots of images stored on your hard drive, but can’t figure out a way to present them? Whether family photos, work photos, or ongoing project, this weekend workshop will help you determine…

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    Editing and Sequencing

    Instructor: Suzanne Revy

    A well edited picture story can be like a beautifully composed piece of music, made of up different notes, crescendos and finales. Photographers working on a long term project are invariably faced with editing and…

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    Electronic Marketing for Photographers

    In this course, students will learn the underlying fundamentals necessary in developing a successful electronic marketing strategy for their photography business. Hands-on experience using the electronic tools available today will allow students to develop an…

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    Elements of Design & Composition: How to Make Stronger Pictures

    Instructor: Erin Carey

    This is an introductory course for anyone looking to improve their compositional skills. Design elements such as framing, angle, perspective, line, color, and time will be explored in an in-depth manner. A short history lesson…

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    Fine Art Architecture

    Instructor: Thibault Roland

    Learn how to create impactful and original fine art images of a subject by using long exposures to create a unique aesthetic and mood. On day one, the class will venture into the landscape and…

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    Fine Art Architecture – Fan Pier Park

    Instructor: Thibault Roland

    Learn how to create impactful and original fine art images of a subject by using long exposures to create a unique aesthetic and mood. On day one, the class will venture into the landscape and…

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    Fine Art Architecture – Harvard Yard

    Instructor: Thibault Roland

    Learn how to create impactfull and original fine art images of a subject by using long exposures to create a unique aesthetic and mood. On day one, the class will venture into the landscape and spend…

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    Fine Art Portfolio & Promotion

    This is an intensive critique based course designed for artists with well-established projects who need the support of a positive, constructive environment to help complete or further a body of work. Artists are open to…

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    Food Photography I: Introduction to Food Photography

    Instructor: Chris Vaccaro

    Wednesdays, 6:00-9:00 PM, 10 Weeks

    March 29 - May 31

    Learn to create mouth-watering images that look so good, you can practically taste them! This 12-week workshop will introduce students to the exciting world of food photography. From advertising to editorial, travel and lifestyle to…

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    Getting to Know the Landscape: A Shooting Intensive Experience

    Instructor: Tsar Fedorsky

    Saturday and Sunday, Times vary*, 3 Days

    June 10 - June 17

    Photographer Tsar Fedorsky will host a workshop focusing on the interpretative landscape. The workshop will begin with an in-class meet at NESOP to present examples of their work and discuss issues and ideas in contemporary…

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    High Dynamic Range Photography

    The human eye can see further into highlights and shadows than a camera could normally capture. Even high-end digital cameras can only record a fraction of the details that we can see. However, through the…

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    Intensive Digital Camera

    Instructor: Fran Osborn-Blaschke

    This 10-week class is specifically designed for the beginner looking to gain substantial knowledge of digital photography, establish a solid command of their digital SLR camera and challenge themselves visually to make interesting and exciting…

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    Interior Design Photography

    Instructor: Keitaro Yoshioka

    This workshop is designed to introduce students to the specialized area of interior design photography. Through weekly discussion, analysis of images and demonstration, students will learn essential skills for creative dynamic interior design photographs, including…

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    Introduction to Black and White Darkroom

    In this expanded workshop, students will have the opportunity to go more deeply into the material covered in the Basic Darkroom course. This workshop presents the fundamentals of black & white photography and explores the…

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    Introduction to Final Cut Pro X for Photographers

    This introductory course is designed to expose photographers to the basics of Final Cut X, the new version of the popular video editing software offered by Apple. This course will introduce attendees to all the…

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    Introduction to Night Photography

    Instructor: Lance Keimig

    Digital technology has created opportunities to make impressive photographs that were exceedingly difficult or even unattainable with traditional tools and materials. A great example of this is the increasing popularity of photographing at night, which…

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    Introduction to Studio Lighting

    Instructor: Bruno Debas

    Making photographs in the studio, allowing the photographer to be in total control of every aspect of the image, offers unlimited creative possibilities. Introduction to Studio Lighting is a course designed for people who wish…

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    iPhonography

    Instructor: Glen Cooper

    With an iPhone in your pocket, anyone can be a photographer these days. Through Social media we are constantly being inundated with the fruits of this newfound creative expression. We will start by discussing some…

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    Launching Your Photography Business

    Instructor: Keitaro Yoshioka

    This course is designed to provide an overview to help prepare students, both mentally and literally, to launch their own photography businesses. Topics include understanding the photographer’s market, creating a 5-year business plan, self-promotion and…

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    Lecture Series: The History of Photography – Pt. 1

    Instructor: William Franson

    Saturday, 1 Day 10:00am -2:00pm

    May 6 - May 6

    Understanding the technical and aesthetic development of photography is essential to a complete photographic education. Offered in two parts, this lecture will examine the creation of a medium which has effected every aspect of modern…

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    Light Painting

    Instructor: Keitaro Yoshioka

    This ten week course will focus on the art of still life photography made possible through light painting in the studio. Weekly demonstrations on exposure techniques will be paired with instructor guided shooting exercises. As…

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    Lighting For Portraiture

    Instructor: Kate Murphy

    This course is an intensive introduction to methodologies of portrait lighting, teaching photographers how to use light creatively to make compelling pictures of people. Topics covered will include use of existing light, speedlights and studio…

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    Lighting For Portraiture – Winter

    Instructor: Kate Murphy

    This course is an intensive introduction to methodologies of portrait lighting, teaching photographers how to use light creatively to make compelling pictures of people. Topics covered will include use of existing light, speedlights and studio…

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    Moving Pictures for Still Photographers

    The convergence of digital media (image, motion and sound) with an efficient global distribution system has fueled the web’s insatiable appetite for dynamic content. Everyone has a story to tell, and now that everyone is…

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    Multimedia in Photoshop: Combining Stills, Video, and Sound using Photoshop

    Whether using a DSLR, a point and shoot, or an iPhone most of us who shoot still images also capture video files from time to time. Now you can combine your many video files into…

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    Nature Photography

    Instructor: Glen Cooper

    Let’s be Ansel Adams for a day…or at least an apprentice digital version of the master and others like him. We will meet in the picturesque hamlet of Harvard, Mass–think horse farms, deciduous forests, hills,…

  • NESOP Gift Card

    A NESOP e-gift card makes a great present for any occasion, and the process to purchase and send one could not be easier! At right: Enter the amount you wish to spend as the gift…

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    NESOP in NY: City Architecture

    Instructor: Keitaro Yoshioka

    New York City Architecture is an intensive weekend workshop for emerging and experienced architectural photographers looking to enhance their skills in the field and produce new and exciting work for their portfolios. It’s a unique…

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    NESOP in NY: Night Photography

    Workshop Description This weekend workshop is centered on capturing the essence of New York City’s landscape at Night. Transformed by darkness, New York becomes the subject of compelling night landscape photography with an emphasis on…

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    Night Photography Intensive: Cape Cod

    Instructor: Lance Keimig

    This two day workshop course will meet on Location Saturday evening on Cape Cod. Under the creative and technical direction of the instructor, students will spend the evening making long exposures within the local terrain….

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    Night Photography Intensive: North Shore

    Instructor: Lance Keimig

    This two day workshop course will meet on Location Saturday evening in Gloucester. Under the creative and technical direction of the instructor, students will spend the evening making long exposures within the local terrain. The…

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    Night Photography: Full Moon

    Instructor: Lance Keimig

    This class will introduce students to night photography by moonlight. We’ll take advantage of the full Harvest Moon to make long exposure photographs away from city lights. Long exposures present the opportunity for time to…

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    Night Photography: Light Painting

    Instructor: Lance Keimig

    The word photography means “writing with light,” but in this class, students will learn how to paint with light! This hands-on workshop extends the possibilities of night and low light photography by introducing the concept…

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    Night Photography: Star Points & Star Trails

    Instructor: Lance Keimig

    This class will introduce students to night photography for star points and star trails. We’ll take advantage of the new moon to make both short exposures at high ISO and long exposures at native ISO….

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    On Location Portrait – Section A – Outdoor Portraiture (General Overview)

    Instructor: Kate Murphy

    Section A Theme:  Outdoor Portraiture with a General Overview Are you a seasoned portrait photographer looking for the opportunity to expand your portfolio? This newly developed course focuses on shooting models at various locations around…

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    On Location Portrait – Section B – Corporate/Executive Portraiture

    Instructor: Kate Murphy

    Section B Theme:  Corporate/Executive Portraiture Are you a seasoned portrait photographer looking for the opportunity to expand your portfolio? This newly developed course focuses on shooting models at various locations around the Boston area and…

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    On Location Portrait – Section C – Couples

    Instructor: Kate Murphy

    Section C Theme:  Couples Are you a seasoned portrait photographer looking for the opportunity to expand your portfolio? This newly developed course focuses on shooting models at various locations around the Boston area and is…

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    On Location Portrait – Section D – Families & Groups

    Instructor: Kate Murphy

    Section D Theme:  Families & Groups Are you a seasoned portrait photographer looking for the opportunity to expand your portfolio? This newly developed course focuses on shooting models at various locations around the Boston area…

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    On Location Portrait – Section E – Night Portraiture

    Instructor: Kate Murphy

    Section E Theme:  Night Portraiture Are you a seasoned portrait photographer looking for the opportunity to expand your portfolio? This newly developed course focuses on shooting models at various locations around the Boston area and…

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    On The Street

    Instructor: Michael Hintlian

    Photographer Michael Hintlian will host this hands-on workshop focusing on the art of shooting on the street, a traditional method of documentary investigation made popular in the 20th century by greats such as Bresson, Winogrand,…

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    On The Street – 2-Day Intensive Workshop

    Instructor: Michael Hintlian

    Photographer Michael Hintlian will host a compact and powerful hands-on workshop focusing on the art of shooting on the street, a traditional method of documentary investigation made popular in the 20th century by greats such…

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    On the Street Praxis

    Instructor: Michael Hintlian

    Saturdays, 11:00-2:00 PM, 9 weeks

    April 1 - May 27

    Photographer Michael Hintlian will host a 9-week hands-on workshop focusing on shooting on the street, a traditional method of documentary investigation made popular in the 20th century by greats such as Cartier-Bresson, Winogrand, and Wessel…

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    Panorama Photography

    This 10-week workshop introduces students to the art of panorama photography. Beginning with a brief history of the format and continuing with weekly examples of striking panoramas by a variety of influential photographers, students will…

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    Philosophy of Vision

    Instructor: Michael Hintlian

    How do you make pictures which reflect your point of view? Designed for intermediate and advanced photographers, this workshop continues the inquiry begun in The Documentary Project and Urban Landscape workshop. You have a philosophical…

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    Photographing People I

    Instructor: Dana Smith

    Thursdays, 5:30-9:00 PM, 10 Weeks

    March 30 - June 1

    A photograph can communicate a tremendous amount of information to the viewer. When a person is the subject of your image, how you photograph them – their expression, body language and body position, gestures, environment,…

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    Photographing People II

    Instructor: Dana Smith

    If you liked Dana Smith’s Photographing People workshop, you’re going to lovePhotographing People II ! This workshop is not so much of an ‘advanced’ version of the original as it is a continuing of the…

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    Photographing People: Summer Edition

    Instructor: Dana Smith

    A photograph can communicate a tremendous amount of information to the viewer. When a person is the subject of your image, how you photograph them – their expression, body language and body position, gestures, environment,…

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    Photographing the Family

    This course is specifically designed to help the new photographer learn to make better images of their family and friends. It will provide practical methods to improve basic skills for photographing family members, elevating the…

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    Photography 3.0- The Future (and Present) of Image Making

    For more than 150 years after its “invention” in 1826, photography remained a relatively unchanged chemical process. In the 1990’s, the digital revolution fundamentally altered our expectations of what was possible photographically. Today, the convergence…

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    Photojournalism Today

    Photojournalists are visual historians – the collectors and disseminators of the human story described through pictures. This is an introductory course emphasizing the craft of photography with attention to context and content. We will cover…

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    Photoshop I: 2 Day Intensive Overview

    Instructor: Sue Anne Hodges

    Saturday and Sunday 10:00a - 5:00p - 2 Day

    April 8 - April 9

    This two-day intensive weekend course is designed to provide students with a thorough overview of basic Photoshop tools and functions. Through discussions, demonstration, and hands-on application, students will review the tools and techniques for, processing…

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    Photoshop Projects

    Instructor: Sue Anne Hodges

    Once you have learned how to use Photoshop the possibilities are endless. This workshop will help you explore those possibilities with a goal of discovering and developing your personal vision. Whether you are struggling to…

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    Platinum Printing 101

    Instructor: Ronald Cowie

    This one day workshop is a fun introduction to platinum printing, one of the most sought after processes in the fine art world. It was made famous by such master photographers such as Alfred Stieglitz,…

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    Portraiture I

    Instructor: Kate Murphy

    Thursdays, 6:00-9:00 PM, 10 Weeks

    March 30 - June 1

    This comprehensive introductory course will immerse students in the world of portraiture, giving them the skills to make dynamic photographs of people. Predominantly based in the studio, weekly lectures and demonstrations will provide a thorough…

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    Portraiture II

    Instructor: Laura Pineda

    Building on the skills explored in the Portraiture I course, this workshop focuses on location portraiture as well as advanced studio lighting. Through weekly lecture and in-class shoots, students will learn to recreate studio lighting…

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    Portraiture II Extended

    Instructor: Laura Pineda

    Building on the skills explored in the Portraiture I course, this workshop focuses on location portraiture as well as advanced studio lighting. Through weekly lecture and in-class shoots, students will learn to recreate studio lighting…

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    Pricing For Portraiture

    Are you struggling to figure out how much to charge for an 8×10? Are you trying to decide what products to sell as a portrait photographer? Are you unsure of the answer to the current…

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    Publishing On Demand: Online Bookmaking for Photographers

    As photographers we are all trying to solve similar problems in presenting our work. Unavailable only a few years ago, the internet has produced a wave of publishing on demand services, each with its own…

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    Radical Acts of Creativity

    Instructor: Nancy Grace Horton

    This workshop will focus on how an artist can utilize his/her concerns about the world as inspiration and content for energized and expressive photography making which speaks to a wide audience. Each session will have…

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    Rogue Flash: The Working Man’s Approach

    Instructor: Dana Smith

    Tuesdays, 5:30-9:00 PM, 10 Weeks

    March 28 - May 30

    Editorial/magazine shooter Dana Smith has designed this course for photographers interested in using portable light as a powerful means of visual communication—learning to use our flash less like a floodlight and more like a paintbrush….

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    Speedlights Intensive

    Instructor: Shawn Read

    Redesigned as three-day crash course for any beginner flash user who wants to sharpen their lighting skills, this course is a hands-on classroom experience which now features a weekly assignment and critique component. Meeting over…

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    Sports Photography: Get In The Game

    Instructor: Glen Cooper

    This is a hands-on class for any sports enthusiast with a camera! We will spend our first day looking at great sports photography and talking about shooting techniques before heading out to photograph a local…

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    Standing on the Shoulders

    This lecture and discussion based class is built upon the understanding that to really excel at something, it is crucial to understand what has happened in the past.  We are always standing on the shoulders…

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    Storytelling with Multimedia (FCP X)

    Instructor: Bruno Debas

    In this exciting workshop attendees will be introduce to storytelling with video using our DSLR’s. During this 2 day workshop you will create a short (very short) documentary. We will cover how to capture good…

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    Street Photography I

    Instructor: William Franson

    This course brings students onto the streets of Boston to capture the pulse of this exciting city. Discussions will cover both the history and practice of street photography and will focus on such topics as…

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    Street Photography II

    This course picks up where Street Photography I leaves off, bringing students onto the streets of Boston to capture the pulse of this exciting city. Discussions will cover both the history and practice of street…

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    The Autobiographical Portrait: Beyond The Selfie

    An important trend within contemporary art is using the self as subject matter. In lieu of focusing on the external world, many photographers today turn the camera inward making photographs about their personal experiences: self-portraiture,…

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    The Basics of Portraiture Lighting – Section A

    Instructor: Kate Murphy

    A newly designed summer month long intensive, this course introduces the methodologies of portrait lighting. Weekly topics and instructor demonstrations will explore creative and compelling techniques for lighting including the use of ambient lighting, speedlights…

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    The Basics of Portraiture Lighting – Section B

    Instructor: Kate Murphy

    A newly designed summer month long intensive, this course introduces the methodologies of portrait lighting. Weekly topics and instructor demonstrations will explore creative and compelling techniques for lighting including the use of ambient lighting, speedlights…

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    The Documentary Project II: Extended Projects

    Designed for intermediate and advanced photographers, Extended Projects continues the work begun in the Documentary Project workshop.  In this course, we mirror and deepen the development of personal vision and the development of a visual…

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    The Extended Portrait

    Instructor: Suzanne Revy

    Alfred Stieglitz, one of the most influential photographers of the twentieth century, argued that “to demand the [single] portrait . . . be a complete portrait of any person is as futile as to demand…

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    The Holga Experience

    There is nothing like the experience photographing with a Holga. No one takes you seriously.You won’t even take yourself seriously! That is, until you process your first roll and discover images you could never have…

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    The Leap: How to Move from Amateur to Professional Photographer

    You have the camera and you have honed your skills; now, develop the tools you need to make the leap to become a professional photographer. This class will examine the current business models that dominate…

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    The Passionate Landscape

    The landscape has been a subject for artists of all types since art has existed. How an individual relates with their surroundings is both personal and universal. Using the camera, we take time to record…

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    The Personal Landscape

    Instructor: Tsar Fedorsky

    There are many styles of landscape photography, some monumental and imposing, while some can be described as more intimate in scale. This workshop will explore the personal landscape, which can reveal a feeling or be…

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    The Personal Portrait

    Instructor: Tsar Fedorsky

    There are many ways to take a portrait. This workshop explores ways to approach portraiture that go beyond the superficial. Some believe the portrait says as much about the photographer as it does the person being…

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    The Toy Camera

    Explore the creative possibilities of the non-conventional camera, from the plastic “toy” Holga to the homemade pinhole. Get back to the basics of film photography, utilizing simplified photographic tools which will allow you to arrive…

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    Time Lapse Photography – Section A

    Instructor: Bruno Debas

    Join a group of passionate photographers and go explore the city with Bruno Debas, who will introduce the group to the art of Timelapse photography. After an introduction to the various technique in a classroom…

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    Time Lapse Photography – Section B

    Instructor: Bruno Debas

    Join a group of passionate photographers and go explore the city with Bruno Debas, who will introduce the group to the art of Timelapse photography. After an introduction to the various technique in a classroom…

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    Ultimate Photography & Photoshop

    Designed for students who are looking to advance their photographic skills and explore a broad variety of subject matter, this intensive, experiential 10-week course will provide the opportunity to master more advanced technical skills and…

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    Ultimate Photoshop Techniques

    Building upon student’s fundamental knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, this course will showcase a variety of corrective and creative techniques that will allow students to improve their photographs and work efficiently. Through weekly lecture and in-class…

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    Urban Landscape

    Instructor: Michael Hintlian

    It’s all around us, and it invites us to look at it deeply with a camera—how do you visually define landscape? Intended for intermediate students with a working knowledge of the basic techniques of photography…

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    Using The Zone System

    In this class, the goal is to close the gap between the photographer’s experience of taking the photograph and what ultimately radiates from the final print. The first step is to realize than an increased…

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    Visual Journalism

    This class is designed to provide students with a concentrated introduction to the elements essential to the photojournalism portfolio through real world assignments in all the major areas: News (Spot and General), Sports, Features and…

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    Web Design for Photographers

    This workshop builds on the experience gained in the previous classes. It will introduce students to how Photoshop is used in conjunction with other web software. Starting with Photoshop to make web graphics and using…

  • Website Building

    Instructor: Frank Herzog

    Tuesdays, 6:00-9:30 PM, 4 Weeks

    May 30 - June 20

    In the digital age, a photographer’s website is his/her primary marketing tool. Over the course of four weeks, under the guidance of the instructor, students will build a professional website of their portfolio work using…

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    Wedding Photography I

    Through this specialized workshop, Laura Pineda – owner of Alternate Angles Photography – will introduce students to the exciting world of wedding photography. Weekly class discussions will address appropriate equipment, communicating with subjects, photographing under…

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    Wedding Photography II

    This workshop is designed to assist individuals interested in running their own wedding photography business. Through weekly discussion, examining case studies and viewing examples, students will learn the components of running a successful wedding photography…

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    What the Moment has to Offer

    Photographs with the power to astonish can be found anywhere. What is required is a skilled photographer who is visually aware and ready to capture the fleeting moment. This workshop is designed to open up…