Workshops Online Workshops Tutoring Exhibits

Upcoming Workshops for 2016/2017

 

Saturday, October 8th

9:00-4:30

Rockland, Maine

Intro to Creative Portraiture

$130 tuition and fee

In this one day workshop we will focus on creative approaches to portraiture, emphasizing natural light. We will look at both aesthetic and technical aspects, and move through a series of guided individual exercises to have each participant complete a small portfolio including various approaches and styles.  

Topics will include: The Subject; Camera Controls and Lens Options for Portraiture; It's All About The Light; Lighting Sources and Back Lighting; and more.

A working lunch is provided.

Registration deadline October 1st.  Class size limited.

 

 

 

David.Aimone.Colleen.8x10.crop.SAVE.THE.DATE.text.borderDavid.Aimone.Colleen.8x10.crop.SAVE.THE.DATE.text.border

Saturday, October 29th

Glens Falls, New York

Studios of Griffin-Davidson Photography at the Shirt Factory

Intro to Creative Portraiture

$145 tuition and fee

In this one day workshop we will focus on creative approaches to portraiture, emphasizing natural light. We will look at both aesthetic and technical aspects, and move through a series of guided individual exercises to have each participant complete a small portfolio including various approaches and styles.  

Topics will include: The Subject; Camera Controls and Lens Options for Portraiture; It's All About The Light; Lighting Sources and Back Lighting; and more.

A working lunch is provided.

Registration deadline October 15st.  Class size limited.

 

 
SkylerSkylerMedium Format Film

Saturday, November 12th

Glens Falls, New York

Studio of Griffin-Davidson Photography at the Shirt Factory

The Human Figure in Natural Lighting

$170 tuition and fee

In this one day workshops we will focus on figure work using natural light in an indoor environment.  We will look at lighting, technical issues and model etiquette, and move through a series of group and individual exercises to have each participant complete a small portfolio including various approaches and styles.  A maximum 6:1 student to model ratio, with each student having ample solo shooting time with each model.

Topics will include: The Human Form as Person and Subject; Camera Controls and Lens Options for Portraiture; It's All About The Light; Collaboration as an Art Form; and more.

A working lunch is provided. Beginners welcome, but a camera with manual override suggested.  Scheduled models include Minh-Ly and Nadine Theresa.  Models subject to change.

Registration deadline October 29th. Class size limited to 12, and 8 minimum needed by October 15th to run.

 

 
CelinaCelinaLarge Format Film.

Five Wednesdays, January 11th through February 8th

6:30-9:30pm

Saratoga Springs, NY

Shooting and Developing Film Without A Darkroom

$300 tuition and $*** materials fee.  You can borrow a camera for the class if you don't have one.  The materials fee will cover film, chemicals and other supplies at the workshop, as well as sending you home with the basic equipment needed to develop your film yourself.

In this five Wednesday evening workshop we will focus on using film cameras to shoot and develop film as well as scan and present.  The work area includes a small classroom area, darkroom, scanner and printer, framing and UV print exposure area.

Topics will include: using and loading a film camera; exposure metering; using a film changing bag and daylight development tank; the developing process; scanning your negatives; and more

Registration deadline January 4th. Class size minimum of 3 and limited to 4.

2016-07-18 16.26.112016-07-18 16.26.11

Coming Soon

Saratoga Springs, NY

Introduction to Alternative Printing (Cyanotype and Kallitype)

 

 

Coming Soon

Saratoga Springs, NY

Pinhole Photography

 

 

Coming Soon

Location TBD

Seeing Light and Shadow

 

Coming Soon

Saratoga Springs, NY

Landscape Photography

 

 


Online Workshops

 

Tutoring

For more information, please contact me.

Chamonix mono

Areas of 1:1 tutoring include:

  • Film Photography, including:
    • exposure, composition, etc.
    • choosing and using film for a camera and application
    • options for film developing
    • scanning prints and negatives, including editing of scans
    • traditional silver gelatin enlarger prints
    • inkjet giclee prints
    • alternative printing techniques, including Kallitype, Gum Bichromate, Cyanotype and Platinum/Palladium prints
    • pinhole and zone plate cameras
    • medium format roll film cameras
    • large format sheet film cameras
  • Digital Photography
    • exposure, composition, etc.
    • camera modes
    • lenses
    • editing photos
    • creating archival prints
  • iPhone Photography, including:
    • advantages & limitations
    • getting more control of your iPhone camera
    • editing and enhancing photos
    • best iPhone software apps and accessories

Prior Workshops Taught

  • iPhone Photography
  • Film Photography Without a Darkroom
  • Sensual Portraiture
  • Something Old, Something New—Integrating Old and New Photographic Techniques
  • Public Educator for 29 years

SaveSaveSaveSave

Link Test 1

Link Test 2