This is an intensive introductory course that will help the beginning and intermediate
photographer to find what inspires them and give them the technical
knowledge to make strong images. We will cover composition, basic lighting
(daylight and studio), and the art of taking portraits.
We will learn how to control your digital camera manually with
f-stops, shutter speed and iso in order to make the best image possible.We will look at famous photographs in order to be inspired and to learn from them.
Nicole Arendt has taught video courses at the School
of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and photography at the University of
Texas at Dallas. www.nicolearendt.com
This course requires the student to have a digital camera with the
option for manual controls. A DSLR is preferred but not mandatory.
This class won't require any outside supplies other than this.
When & Where
The Gowanus Studio Space
The Gowanus Studio Space encourages inter-disciplinary exchange and provides affordable access to facilities for artists and designers. Offering exhibition, curation and production opportunities, the studio is an incubator for new ideas and an inroad to today's insular art world.
The GSS' 60+ members rent low-cost studios and storage and have 24-hour access to a woodshop, print studio, metal shop and large common workspace. GSS was established with little funding in industrial Gowanus in 2007.
Visit www.gowanusstudio.org for more details