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Classes and Workshops
Jessica Guthrie Photography will start offering workshops in Pike County in 2017!
Available photography workshops and classes are listed below. Everyone must take Photography 101 as a prerequisite* to other classes so that all participants have the same base of knowledge as they enter into more advanced curriculum. To register, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Photography 101 class was featured on AFN Iwakuni television. Click here to see this 2-minute video and learn more about the class.
2.5 hours at the Jessica Guthrie Photography Studio, $60
This is a prerequisite for any other DSLR classes*. Stop using the "green box" automatic mode on your DSLR and start making the most of what your basic camera settings have to offer! Learn about reciprocity (f-stops, shutter speed, ISO), white balance, focus points, image quality and basic composition. Maximum of 8 people.
Dates offered: Saturdays: March 25th and June 10th, 2017: All sessions are from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., meet at the studio. The June 10th class has a Photography 102 workshop 90 minutes later, convenient for new photographers who want to maximize their time.
These workshops are for hobby photographers who want to get beyond the basics. Photographers must take Photography 101 (above) before taking the workshops below.
Photoshop Creative Cloud Crash Course - 4 hours at a location at the studio, $100.
Learn what you need to know to immediately begin editing portraits and landscapes to better enhance your images. We will go over the most commonly used tools, discuss simple and easy techniques to "save" imperfect images, and talk about time-saving actions and shortcuts. Because this workshop is hands-on for your learning efficiency, you must have Photoshop Creative Cloud ($9.99 a month; not any other programs are acceptable) downloaded on to a laptop computer in order to take this workshop. Workshop limited to 6 participants. Plan for 30 minutes of homework prior to the workshop.
Dates offered: TBA.
Photoshop Creative Cloud: The Next Level - 4 hours at the studio, $100.
Take your Photoshop skills to the next level. We will discuss a few advanced skills, such as "swapping heads" on people, but also have a considerable amount of time for Q and A, so bring your tough questions! Because this workshop is hands-on for your learning efficiency, you must have Photoshop Creative Cloud ($9.99 a month; not any other programs are acceptable) downloaded on to a laptop computer in order to take this workshop. Workshop limited to 6 participants. Plan for 30 minutes of homework prior to the workshop.
Date offered: TBA.
Photography 102 - 2 hours at Jessica Guthrie Photography studio, $40.
We will briefly review concepts from Photography 101, and then dive in to lenses, advanced focusing techniques, light metering modes, and more. Maximum of 8 people.
Date offered: Saturday, June 10th, 2017: 2-4 p.m.. Meet at the studio (follows a Photography 101 workshop that day, but participants who have already taken Photography 101 can still join)
Indoor/Natural Light Portrait Photography - 2 hours at Jessica Guthrie Photography studio, $40.
Who says you need a flash to get great indoor photos? Learn how to make the most of the existing natural light in your home and other locales, tips and techniques for setting up the shots you're looking for, and the tools you might want to have on hand. Maximum of 8 people.
Saturday, May 6th, 2017: 10-11:30 a.m., meet at the studio.
Night Photography - Jessica Guthrie Photography studio, $50.
Learn how to capture beautiful night scenes. We will discuss appropriate shutter speeds, using the timer feature most DSLR cameras have, reducing camera shake during long exposures, composition for night time photography, and more. A tripod and flashlight are required for this workshop. The use of a wide-angle lens is recommended, but not required. Maximum of 8 people.
Dates offered: Thursday, May 4th, 2017. 7:30-9 p.m., meet at the studio.
2 hours on location in/around Pike County, $150
This one-on-one workshop allows you to get the coaching you need on the photography skills you want help with. I'll develop a workshop just for you! Simply email me and we can decide on a time, date and place to start shooting!
Workshops will be held at Jessica Guthrie Photography Studio
Photographing Kids, 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017: This workshop is for anyone with any type of camera who wants to learn some tips and tricks to better photograph children - (and pets!) RSVP to email@example.com so enough materials are prepared for the participants. Participants must be 14 years old or older. Please leave your children at home.
Photography 101 Review, TBA: This workshop is for any past student of mine who would like to brush up on their basic photography knowledge, ask specific questions about topics covered in Photography 101, and share ideas with other photographers. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org so enough materials are prepared for the participants. Please leave your children at home.