Photography

Multimedia: PhotoMotion
Mondays, Jan. 7–March 4 (8 classes*)
*No class Jan. 21, Jan. 28
Teaching Artist: Rici Brockinson
Open to: All Experience Levels
You will explore capturing motion in photography!  We’ll visit various areas in Pittsburgh. You’ll learn lighting, composition, and editing by using digital SLR cameras, external flash, studio, and Photoshop. Not only will we photograph but we’ll create art pieces by printing your images. Let’s learn about imagery and create!

Mona Lisa Pose
Tuesdays, Jan 8 – Mar 5 (9 classes*)
*No class Jan 29
Teaching Artist: Rici Brockinson
Open to: All Experience Levels
Portraiture has been a key way to show how light can create dramatic or subtle images, paintings, and drawings. You’ll explore how to control the light that we paint with by using studio lighting and the three basics in light design. This class will use different kind of film cameras: Pentax K1000 35mm and 4×5 film cameras will be used. You get the opportunity to use a professional dDarkroom and wet labs to process and print. The final project will be printing the images that you’ve taken.

Cornerstones of B&W Photo
Wednesdays, Jan. 2–March 6 (10 classes)
Teaching Artist: Germaine Watkins
Open to: All Experience Levels
Take pride in making your own picture. Choose a camera: 35mm, 2 ¼ , or 4×5. You’ll get the opportunity to process your film and make your own prints in our darkroom. Learn the fundamentals in black-and-white film photography to create something exciting!

Again, My Town
Thursdays, Jan. 3–March 7 (10 classes)
Teaching Artist: Germaine Watkins
Open To: All Experience Levels
Living in Pittsburgh there are many unique areas that not everyone may know about. Join the MCG photography instructors and visiting guest photographer Ken Neely to capture unique images that are relevant to you. This digital photography class will inspire you to look beyond what you see!