Six sessions

March 1, 2022 9:00 am

The Well-Realized Book Project with Christian Patterson (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • March 1, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • March 8, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • March 15, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • March 22, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • March 29, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • April 5, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join artist Christian Patterson for a new online workshop experience focusing on photography, concept, narrative and the book form.  As a class we will discover ways of combining all of these elements effectively in order to produce a well-realized book project.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 12, 2022 10:00 am

Lighting without Lights: Naturalistic Lighting for Beginners with David O. Alekhuogie (In-Person Learning – Six Sessions)


  • March 12, 2022
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • March 13, 2022
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • March 19, 2022
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • March 20, 2022
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • March 26, 2022
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • March 27, 2022
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This six-session technical workshop focuses on methods of naturalistic lighting. Designed for beginners, we will discuss making use of natural light as well as interior available light.

By Brandon Gannon |
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January 26, 2022 9:00 am

The Poetic Documentary Landscape with Morgain Bailey and Stella Kalinina (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • January 26, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • February 2, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • February 9, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • February 16, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • February 23, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • March 2, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

This new workshop supports photographers who seek to develop new and ongoing projects that investigate and explore landscape photography through a poetic documentary lens.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 29, 2022 9:00 am

Your Right Brain is Right with Joanne Calitri (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • March 29, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 5, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 12, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 19, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 26, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 3, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This course demystifies the concept that only certain people are creative or just born with it. This is a fun and upbeat class that will energize you

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 26, 2022 9:00 am

Finding Your Own Voice in Today’s Internet Chorus with Hellen Van Meene (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • April 26, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • May 3, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • May 10, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • May 17, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • May 24, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • May 31, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

This class is intended to bring your work into full focus through honest, open conversations about what makes it genuinely yours, such as what defines your own vision and style, and how to push its aesthetic envelope further as something of a ‘signature’.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 28, 2022 9:00 am

From Memory to Story with Molly Wizenberg (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • February 28, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • March 3, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • March 7, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • March 10, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • March 14, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • March 17, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

In this class for creative nonfiction writers, we will practice tapping into our memories, rebuilding scenes from the past, and writing vividly from within them.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 24, 2022 9:00 am

In the Footsteps of Walker Evans: Documentary Photography with Marissa Roth (Online Learning – Six Sessions))


  • March 24, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 31, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 7, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 14, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 21, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 28, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This course delves into the rigors of undertaking a photo documentary project. Documentary photography requires knowledge of various photographic styles and techniques; photographing people, landscapes, and objects; using daylight and artificial lighting (both indoors and out); and image editing and sequencing.

By Brandon Gannon |
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June 14, 2022 7:00 pm

Product Lighting Fundamentals with James Wimberg (In-Person Learning – Six Sessions)


  • June 14, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 16, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 21, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 23, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 28, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 30, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Product Lighting Fundamentals course will give students the knowledge and techniques required to photograph a variety of products in the studio using strobe lighting with the appropriate light modifiers. Through the various assignment types, this course will focus on the fine points of lighting a basic variety of consumer goods likely to be encountered by bloggers, entry level in-house photographers and social media shooters.  

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 8, 2022 7:00 pm

Creative Lighting with F. Scott Schafer (In-Person Learning – Six Sessions)


  • February 8, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 10, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 15, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 17, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 22, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 24, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this experimental workshop we’ll play with many lighting styles, from the basics like soft boxes and umbrellas, to more alternative methods such as using ordinary desk lamps, flashlights and portable LED panels.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 9, 2022 9:00 am

Artist as Subject: Strategies of Self-Portraiture with Jennifer McClure (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • May 9, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • May 16, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • May 23, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • June 6, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • June 13, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • May 2, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Designed for those who are new to self-portraiture, as well as those who might need a push with current self portrait projects, this class studies the history and techniques of self-portraiture, shooting at home, and reviewing photos as a class.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 8, 2022 7:00 pm

Mastering Your Flash with Jennifer Emery (In-Person Learning – Six Sessions)


  • March 8, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 15, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 19, 2022
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • March 22, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 26, 2022
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • March 29, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

If you feel confident with a camera but less so with a flash and would like to master external speedlight-flash technology, this class is for you. The goal of this six-session class is to learn how to use a flash so well that the outcome looks like professional lighting utilizing TTL/SB flash units on and off camera.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 1, 2022 7:00 pm

Introduction to Adobe Lightroom Classic with Peter Bennett (In-Person Learning – Six Sessions)


  • March 1, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 3, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 8, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 10, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 15, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 17, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This workshop focuses on the most essential workflow and developing features of the Adobe Lightroom Classic with the needs of the photographer in mind. Students will learn how to import, sort, organize and enhance their digital images, as well as batch process groups of images, quickly and efficiently.

By Brandon Gannon |
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January 3, 2022 9:00 am

The Next Step: Presenting Your Work to the Fine Art Market with Aline Smithson (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • January 24, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • January 31, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 7, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop will help demystify the fine art market with lectures on editions and pricing to presentation and installation.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 5, 2022 10:00 am

Our Inner Monologue with Jason Langer (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • May 5, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 12, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 19, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 26, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 2, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 9, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Over the course of six weeks, student will discover their “Inner Monologue” and identify key words which will lead to a creation images that will form the basis for their work to come in the following decades.

By Brandon Gannon |
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January 12, 2022 9:00 am
May 10, 2022 7:00 pm

Introduction to Studio Lighting – Part 2 with Hugh Kretschmer (In-Person Learning – Six Sessions)


  • May 10, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 12, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 17, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 19, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 24, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 26, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Designed for students having completed “Introduction to Studio Lighting – Part 1”, this workshop will help students create their own sense of lighting design using advanced lighting techniques and specialized equipment.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 7, 2022 9:00 am

The Photographer’s Eye – Part 2 with Thomas Alleman (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • April 7, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 14, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 21, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 28, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 5, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 12, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this class, we’ll continue exploring the obstacles and limitations imposed by cameras, lenses, and “film”, and we’ll use lectures, presentations and assignments to learn techniques that overcome and exploit those troublesome realities.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 17, 2022 9:00 am

The Photographer’s Eye – Part 1 with Thomas Alleman (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • February 17, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 24, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 3, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 10, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 17, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 24, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Through lectures and discussions, exercises and assignments, this class will explore the specifics of camera vision in such areas as motion, time and focus.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 15, 2022 9:00 am

Photography for Social Change with John D. Russell (Online Learning – Six Months)


  • February 15, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 15, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 12, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 10, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 7, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • July 12, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This class is about finding ways to create change by photographing in an artful and empowering documentary way. At the same time, the class will demand each student learn and follow the ethics that go along with the profession of social documentary work.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 14, 2022 9:30 am

Portfolio Development Workshop with Susan Burnstine (Online Learning – Six Months)


  • March 14, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • April 11, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • May 9, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • June 6, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • July 11, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • August 8, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm

This workshop, designed specifically for fine art photographers, focuses on developing artists’ portfolios over a six-month period of time.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 9, 2022 9:00 am

Creative Portraiture with Ken Merfeld (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • March 9, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 16, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 23, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 30, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 6, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 13, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This six-week workshop will begin to explore the world of portraiture, the basics of natural and artificial lighting, and the psychology of dealing with people in front of your camera.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 31, 2022 7:00 pm

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop with Ed Freeman (In-Person Learning – Six sessions)


  • May 31, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 2, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 7, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 9, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 14, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 16, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop is a core fundamental class for photographers. Using Adobe Photoshop CC, the course teaches the most important tools, composition and basic image optimization, helping students to understand the process behind simple photo correction.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 11, 2022 9:00 am

Composition 101: A Course in Photographic Design with Kevin Weinstein (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • May 11, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 18, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 25, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 1, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 8, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 22, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This course, devoted entirely to composition and photographic design, is intended to help you develop the way you see and pre-visualize your images so the tools and ingredients can help you achieve more compelling, meaningful images.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 12, 2022 7:00 pm

Introduction to Studio Lighting – Part 1 with Hugh Kretschmer (In-Person Learning – Six Sessions)


  • April 12, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 14, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 19, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 21, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 26, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 28, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this workshop, students will gain a solid foundation of studio lighting and practical knowledge of light. Working hands-on with the equipment, participants will learn how to select the proper light source for their subjects whether shooting portraits, still life or product.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 19, 2022 7:00 pm

Basic Photography – Part 3 with Rollence Patugan (In-Person Learning – Six Sessions)


  • May 19, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 26, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 2, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 9, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 23, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 30, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this six-session course students will continue to learn basic camera operation and photography fundamentals while practicing and refining their personal process for achieving a unique photographic vision.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 25, 2022 7:00 pm

Basic Photography – Part 1 with Peter Bennett (In-Person Learning – Six Sessions)


  • April 25, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 2, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 9, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 16, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 23, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 6, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this beginning workshop, students will learn all the controls and functions on their digital Single Lens Reflex (SLR) or mirrorless cameras, basic camera operation (including f-stop, shutter speed and ISO), fundamental concepts of photography, and how to control the photograph’s final look.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 31, 2022 7:00 pm

Basic Photography – Part 2 with Rollence Patugan (In-Person Learning – Six Sessions)


  • March 31, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 7, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 14, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 21, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 28, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 5, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Building on concepts learned in “Basic Photography – Part 1”, students will use the camera to interpret the world around them and work toward mastering camera settings, metering techniques, and white balance selection for proper image capture.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 10, 2022 7:00 pm

Basic Photography – Part 1 with Rollence Patugan (In-Person Learning – Six Sessions)


  • February 10, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 17, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 24, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 3, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 10, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 17, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this beginning workshop, students will learn all the controls and functions on their digital Single Lens Reflex (SLR) or mirrorless cameras, basic camera operation (including f-stop, shutter speed and ISO), fundamental concepts of photography, and how to control the photograph’s final look.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 22, 2021 6:00 pm

The Art of Photography: Your Creative Approach with Ken Merfeld (Online Learning)

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  • September 22, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • September 29, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 6, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 13, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 20, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 27, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This class is designed to help you expand your approach to photography, to question the “how” and “why” of your technique, and to challenge and understand your creative process.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 23, 2021 6:00 pm

Photographing in the Social Landscape with Thomas Alleman (Online Learning – Six Sessions)

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  • September 23, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • September 30, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 7, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 14, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 21, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 28, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Through lectures and discussions, exercises and assignments, this class will explore the Social Landscape as other photographers have seen it over that last hundred years.

By Brandon Gannon |
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