Digital Photography Ages 9-12 1F19
Explore digital photography, alternative printing techniques, and a wide range of processes. Enjoy indoor & outdoor photoshoots (weather permitting), hands-on individual and group projects, and go home at the end of the session with prints and completed 2D projects. Class explores basic photography principles and elements, experiments with various concepts and subjects, and creates opportunities for self-expression. Students are welcome to bring a digital camera to class, though not required (see more info in materials list below). All levels are welcome. Send your child for more than one term to do new projects each time.
Robin Radin photographs the cultural and natural landscape of Jamaica Plain, drawing from the neighborhood's diverse street life and the beauty of its green spaces. Her photographs have been published and exhibited nationally, including shows at Institute of Contemporary Art, Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of Anthropology, Center for Photography, Marcuse Pfeifer Gallery, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, The Dean’s Gallery at MIT and The Print Club. In 2003, she was awarded the Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Grant in Photography. Her photographs appear in "Breaking Bread: Recipes and Stories From Immigrant Kitchens", a collaboration with local writer Lynne Anderson. She has served on the board of the Jamaica Plain Arts Council for many years.
Robin earned her BFA from Tufts University and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and her MFA from Massachusetts College of Art & Design.
Materials & Tools:
If possible, bring a camera to class. Any digital camera is welcome, including point and shoot cameras, cell phones with cameras, and DSLR cameras. Bringing a camera to class is not required, but if a student wants to learn more about their camera they can during this class. All students will have access to school cameras. All other materials will be supplied.