Youth Photography: Shots that POP! AGES 11-16
Instructor: Susan Simon
Days: July 11-15, Monday-Friday
*Important! When ordering online, please include your child’s name and age in the order notes*
Go beyond snapshots and selfies. Explore your creativity through digital photography. We will photograph in several locales and create pictures that grab a viewer’s attention. Improve your skills while enjoying the opportunity to explore the area. You’ll emerge with a portfolio of best shots ready to print or use in a slide show to share with family and friends.
Monday, July 11—In the Studio: Photography Basics, composition fundamentals, and tips to improve your shots.
Tuesday, July 12—Photo Shoot: Hyannis Waterfront
Wednesday, July 13 —Photo Shoot: Dowses Beach, Osterville
Thursday, July 14—Photo Shoot: Mass Audubon Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary
Friday, July 15—In the Studio: Post Processing, Sharing, Critique
Needed: You should bring your own camera (point and shoot, DSLR, or cell phone) and the manual if you can find it. A laptop will be helpful to process photos on the last day of class. An iPad, or Chromebook will work fine as long as you can get your photos transferred/loaded onto it and you can download the Snapseed App. (Please check this before class)
Drop-Off and Pick-Up Locations:
Monday: Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Rte. 6A, Barnstable, MA 02630
Tuesday: Hyannis Public Library, 401 Main Street, Hyannis, MA 02601
Wednesday: Dowses Beach Parking Lot, 348 E. Bay Road, Osterville, MA 02655
Thursday: Mass Audubon Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary, 345 Bone Hill Road
Barnstable, MA 02637
Friday: Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Rte. 6A, Barnstable, MA 02630
When registering online, please include your child’s name and age in the order notes.
Instructor Bio: A juried artist member of Cape Cod Art Center, Susan’s work has been exhibited at multiple galleries and museums in Massachusetts. In May of 2014, her Icicle Studies were included in the 3-person exhibit “Light Matter” at the Griffin Museum of Photography, in Winchester. Her photos have also been juried into shows throughout Southeastern Massachusetts, and part of the Cahoon Museum annual Brush Off for many years. Additionally, Susan teaches photography to teens and adults at Cape Cod Art Center and Cotuit Center for the Arts. A retired middle school teacher, Susan now devotes her time largely to fine art photography and time spent with her family exploring Cape Cod.