Early Bird Dates: Tuesday, 5/28– Friday, 5/31. Use coupon code: EarlyBird
The Workshop’s photo department has six computers: three Mac and three Windows. When signing up for these classes, please state your preference. Students with laptops may bring them instead of using CAW’s computers. Photoshop CS5, CS6, or CC is recommended. Students must provide their own paper for printing.
Getting Started in Digital Photography
Learn to use camera controls, composition, and lighting to express your personal vision. Through demonstrations, assignments, and critiques, students will develop the techniques that allow them to transition from taking photographs to making them. (Note: This is NOT a Photoshop class.) The goal is to get the most from your digital camera and develop your photographic eye.
Supplies: Digital camera
Tuesdays, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, 6/25 – 7/30
6 sessions: $162; Early Bird price: $154 (Discount available until 5/31)
Open Studio – Darkroom Photography
Katherine Carey for 6/14-6/28
Lucy McClure for 7/12-8/23
Supplies Provided: CAW provides Sprint brand liquid chemicals. Optional: Any film processing or printing chemicals you are interested in or prefer using using. ie. Kodak D-76/Dektol
Prerequisite: Comfortable with the exposure controls of a digital SLR film camera and the ability to properly expose images to film. We will focus on darkroom processing/instruction. Note: This is not a camera instruction class.
Fridays, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM, 3/22 – 5/31
$40.50 per session
Intermediate + Advanced
The History of Optics and Lenses
Explore the use of different lenses through the history of optics with instructor demonstrations and a field trip. Weekly assignments will be given.
Supplies: Cameras and lenses
Mondays, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, 6/24 – 7/15
4 sessions: $108; Early Bird price: $103 (Discount available until 5/31)
Photographer and Muse
Explore portraiture with a hands-on experience collaborating with other students in class. Each student will be paired with another student to practice portraiture composition taking turns being either the photographer or the muse. Students will develop a small body of work by the end of class. We will be photographing indoors and outdoors.
Supplies: A digital camera and thumb drive.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of your camera settings.
Wednesdays, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, 6/26-8/13 (please note date change from the catalog)
8 sessions: $216; Early Bird price: $205 (Discount available until 5/31)
New Haven Street Photography
Wander the streets of downtown New Haven with the instructor and fellow students to compose street photography through iconic city spots. Improve your confidence of photographing groups of people walking by, sitting down, having a coffee, or any moment that captures your eyes.
Students will work with natural light. Please bring lunch to have with classmates.
Supplies: A digital camera, thumb drive, and lunch.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of digital camera settings.
Saturday, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM, 7/20
1 session: $60; Early Bird price: $57 (Discount available until 5/31)