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SUMMER PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE

Je Revele Fine Art Photography is offering a Basic Photography course this Summer at the Castle beginning July 8, 2014 for 6 weeks.

Do you love photography?

Would you like to take your pictures to the next level?  

Learn how to shoot in manual mode and transform your family photos to artful pictures that you will cherish!  Kristin and I have been taking pictures all our life.  And they weren’t always at the quality level you see today.  Join us on either Tuesday or Thursday this Summer for a fun filled basic photography course.  Details below…

The Art of Photography

Je Revele at the Castle in NJ

Tuesday: July 8, 15, 22, 29, August 5 & 12 at 10am

Thursday: July 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7 & 14 at 10am

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Instructors

Natalie Licini; natalie@jerevele.com

Kristin McCandless; kristin@jerevele.com

Course Description

This FUN hands-on photography course shall provide students with a greater appreciation for and understanding of the artistic potential in digital photography.  The course held at the Je Revele Castle in Highland Park, NJ is designed to familiarize students with the technical aspects and controls of a manual camera. Emphasis in this class is on the development of the students’ self-expression.  This is a very casual course encouraging students to learn at all levels.  You do not need to have any basic knowledge prior to joining this class.  This Summer, Kristin and I will encourage students to explore all types of photography; including, but not limited to portraits, still life, landscapes, macro photography, photojournalism, etc.

Course Objectives:

  • Students will gain a basic understanding of the history of photography
  • Students will understand and demonstrate the basic controls of a 35mm camera.
  • Students will learn the basic qualities of light for use with photography both available light and flash.
  • Students will explore photography as a expressive art form.
  • Students will create images that illustrate their understanding of composition, design and light.
  • Students will develop a vocabulary that will enable them to offer constructive criticism to their peer’s work.
  • Students will be using their new camera skills and techniques to generate beautiful portraits, landscapes and much more!

These objectives will be obtained through lectures, demonstrations, class critiques, provided reading, and hands-on operation of equipment.

Assignments:

There will be weekly shooting assignments handed out in class and due the following week.

Dates and Details:

This six-week course will be held on Tuesday or Thursday at 10am:

Topic      Tuesday Thursday
Camera Basics 7/8 7/10
Understanding Exposure, aperture, depth of field and lenses 7/15 7/17
Understanding Shutter Speeds: Fast, slow: freezing action, panning 7/22 7/24
The Art of Storytelling 7/29 7/31
Composition, light and color, using Photoshop 8/5 8/7
Taking beautiful family portraits 8/12 8/14

 

Fees:

We are offering 3 or 6 class packages since the weekly sessions build upon basic knowledge.  The first three classes focus on basic photography knowledge and classes four through six are more intermediate and require using your camera in manual mode.

Three classes: $125+ tax

Six classes are:  $200+ tax

TO SIGN UP: We have limited space in each class.  Please click select one of two options and enter “1” and click buy now.


3 Courses: $125


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6 courses: $200


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Upon receiving your email receipt, kindly email Natalie@jerevele.com with your preference for Tuesday or Thursday at 10:00am.  NOTE: There are no additional fees or charges at all.

Recommended equipment: Digital or Film DSLR camera (any brand).

If you’re interested in renting a camera for the 6 week course we highly recommend renting here (note: this is not necessary to attend the course):

http://cameralensrentals.com/category.asp?catid=31

Conference call:  To prepare for our summer course, we are holding a conference call late Spring to answer any question you may have for our program.  The date/time will be announced.

IMPORTANT: Kindly note, all course fees are non-refundable.  Due to the size of our classes, if you miss a class (due to sickness, travel, etc) you will receive a credit for our 2015 summer workshop.

We hope you can join us.

Natalie & Kristin

Je Revele Fine Art Photography Studio & Gallery

433 River Road  |  Highland Park, NJ 08904 |  NJ Castle: 732-964-3773 | NYC Studio: 212-787-2175                                                                                                            

Website:  www.jerevele.com |  Blogwww.blog.jerevele.com

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PPA Photographer of the year 2012 

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