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Photo & Film

CREATIVE CELL PHONE PHOTOGRAPHY

$45

with Mary Fleming

Calendar Apr 28, 2018 at 1 pm

We’ll start with a walk around our Scott’s Addition neighborhood, examining light, shadow, texture and composition -- all things that make a great photo. After taking a few pics with your phone, we’ll return to the studio to go over various apps, cropping, editing and color. You’ll learn how to make your photos look awesome with tricks to keep it simple.

MARY FLEMING attended VCU for their craft and material studies program, with a focus in metalsmithing. She has been a gallery director and worked with several arts organizations in Richmond. She is a color expert, photographer and screen printer, and she curates Richmond area gallery shows and is events coordinator at Studio Two Three.

CYANOTYPES: TRUE BLUE SUN FLAGS & ZINES

$75

with Natalie Kohlhepp

Calendar May 5, 2018 at 10 am

Using our studio’s newly expanded darkroom, the digital lab and the beautiful outdoors, we’ll make personal zines and small garden flags in a beautiful prussian blue using this historic alternative process. Learn how to mix chemicals and prep surfaces for cyanotypes in the darkroom and discuss layout, design, storytelling and documentation.

*Students are encouraged to do research prior to class to consider personal materials & objects of differing opacities to bring for printing (i.e. botanicals, glass figurines, drawings, hand cut lettering. Anyone interested in using their own photos is welcome to email darkroom@studiotwothree.org prior to class to discuss printing digital negatives.)

 

DARKROOM PHOTOGRAMS

$75

with Cindy Hicks

Calendar Apr 21, 2018 at 10 am

A beginner’s introduction to making images with light in the darkroom without the use of the camera or negatives! You’ll be introduced to chemical set up and how to use enlargers in a relaxed class environment.  *Students encouraged to do some prior research and consider materials of differing opacities to bring for printing (i.e. botanicals, glass figurines, hand cut shapes and lettering…)

 

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY BASICS

$45

with Drew Storcks

Calendar Mar 12, 2018 at 6 pm

You’ve got a digital camera, but you’re still figuring it all out. Get to know the ins and outs of your DSLR or mirrorless camera in this overview. You’ll learn about manual-mode shooting, shooting in low-light situations, resolution, and basic photo editing. * Bring your DSLR/mirrorless camera & memory card.

DREW STORCKS grew up in New Jersey and studied photography at The University of Vermont, where he also worked as a digital lab assistant in film scanning and printing. Now a ‘Ginian, he is one of Studio Two Three’s Darkroom Managers and shoots primarily in large format. Drew is also a video editor, musician and taco lover. 

FILM & TRANSPARENCY SLIDE SCANNING

$45

with Drew Storcks

Calendar Mar 5, 2018 at 6 pm

Learn how to digitally preserve all of your Kodachrome slides & film in this workshop. We’ll take you through high-resolution scanning, restoration techniques in Photoshop, and file export settings to make sharing your old photographs with friends and family easy again. *Bring a small batch of slides &/or a strip of negative film as well as a flash drive for saving scanned images. 

DREW STORCKS grew up in New Jersey and studied photography at The University of Vermont, where he also worked as a digital lab assistant in film scanning and printing. Now a 'Ginian, he is one of Studio Two Three's Darkroom Managers, and shoots primarily in large format. Drew is also a video editor, musician and taco lover.

FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY & LIGHTING

$75

with Tyler Darden

Calendar Apr 7, 2018 at 10 am

Food photos require special preparation to keep them from looking like mush. Learn fundamental food photography lighting technique to make clients and customers hungry! In this workshop, professional food photographer Tyler Darden will go over one and two light set-ups, food styling and proper camera technique to get you making drool-worthy photographs in no time. *Students should have a working knowledge of manual camera shooting & should supply their own DSLR or Mirrorless camera.  

 

GETTING TO KNOW YOUR ANALOG CAMERA

$75

with Photo Staff

Calendar Mar 10, 2018 at 10 am

Learn how to properly load, shoot & develop a roll of black and white film! In the second half of the class, we’ll show you how to turn your film negatives into positives by making contact sheets in the darkroom. Students should bring their own SLR camera and a roll of black & white film.

*Offered one Saturday per month. Photo staff: Jake Urbanski, Natalie Kohlhepp & Drew Storcks

PHOTOSHOP WORKFLOW FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS

$45

with Drew Storcks

Calendar Mar 26, 2018 at 6 pm

In this workshop, photographers will learn proper editing workflow within Photoshop.Topics discussed and demonstrated will include file organization, RAW image editing, color-correction and grading techniques, contrast adjustment, negative dust removal, batch-image processing and more. Both digital and film photographers are welcome!

*Students should bring their own laptops with Photoshop installed (any version of PS is fine). Students should also bring their images to edit.

 DREW STORCKS grew up in New Jersey and studied photography at The University of Vermont, where he also worked as a digital lab assistant in film scanning and printing. Now a 'Ginian, he is one of Studio Two Three's Darkroom Managers, and shoots primarily in large format. Drew is also a video editor, musician and taco lover. 





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