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Photo 201 - Playground Portraits - Takoma

Morgan Loosli Photography

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM (EST)

Washington, DC

Photo 201 - Playground Portraits - Takoma

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Photo 201 - Playground Portraits 

How to get great photos of your kids as they really are.

This course reviews some basics of good photography including exposure and lighting, but focuses mainly on timing and lighting for getting good photos of your kids at play. The class will be held at Takoma Rec Center. (Other locations will be considered based on demand.) Creative tips include: how to look for good natural light, proper framing, anticipating action, and setting focus.
 
General info
This course is a single 2-hour class. The first hour will be a discussion of the necessary components of taking a good action photograph and the rest of the class will be practicing the techniques. Weather permitting we will photograph indoors and out. Kids are encouraged to attend. 

Family friendly

Because this class is about taking photos of children, you are encouraged to attend with your child(ren). All moods make for good photographs!

What to bring
Each student will be given a photographer's notebook with the main concepts from the course printed inside. There will be room for notes, so bring a pen or pencil. Detailed information about exactly where to meet will be emailed to all registered students the week of the class.
Have questions about Photo 201 - Playground Portraits - Takoma? Contact Morgan Loosli Photography

When & Where


Takoma Rec Center
300 Van Buren Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20012

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM (EST)


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Organizer

Morgan Loosli Photography

I am an experienced photojournalist, portrait photographer and photography teacher. Raised in Salt Lake City, I learned early to appreciate nature's stunning beauty and I am most at home shooting outside. My best photographs come from capturing my clients in a place they love with the people they love. I have been shooting for twenty years, and teaching people about photography every chance I get.
I have published work in the Stars and Stripes, Salt Lake Tribune, The Deseret News, O Papagaio, and The Daily Universe.

Photography Experience

1994-95 - Introductory photography and lab. Processed and printed b&w 35mm film
1996-97 - Advanced photography/lab and teacher's aide for introductory photo course. Responsible for teaching students the proper darkroom techniques, chemical handling, push processing, printing.
1997-98 - Staff photographer West High yearbook
1998-99 - Co-photo editor West High yearbook
1999-2000 - Stringer photographer at Boston University's Daily Free Press
2000-01 - Staff Photographer BYU Daily Universe
2001-02 - Assistant Photo Editor BYU Daily Universe / Lab/teaching assistant for entry-level Photography course and advanced Photojournalism course
2002-03 - Photo Editor BYU Daily Universe / Lab/teaching assistant for entry-level Photography course and advanced Photojournalism course
2004-05 - Photo/Graphics Editor Stars and Stripes Newspaper, Washington D.C.
2006-07 - Copy Editor/Web content manager The North County Times, Escondido CA
2007-08 - Unofficial photographer of the CCT class of 2009 (Master's Degree at Georgetown University) Washington, D.C.
2009-12 - Freelance travel and portrait photography. Kuala Lumpur, Perth, Singapore, Bangkok, Bali, Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro

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