Basic Photography: Taking Better Pictures

Understanding photography’s  basics is essential to making great images. Start with basic photographic principles and camera controls and expand to composition, color theory and issues of visual perception. Bring your camera (any kind) to the first class. This class will meet at 253 Amory St., Jamaica Plain. Limit 8 students

Once you have taken this introductory class, follow it up with Intermediate Photography: Beyond Basics, diving deeper into photography and building your skills, your eye, your personal style, and your own photography portfolio. Continue through multiple semesters if you wish.

photos by Karen Kefalas, photography class in BostonPhotos by student Karen Kefalas, 2011

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17+, teens by permission

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Bring your camera (any kind) to each class. Be sure to remember your memory chip and a fully charged battery if applicable.

All other materials will be supplied.

Instructor, Schedule, and Cost

Instructor: Cristina Hajosy

This class is not currently being offered. It will be offered in Fall 2018 and Winter 2019.

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