Join the Houston Center for Photography for educational photography workshops! These community-driven workshops focus on photography as a means for creative expression and acquiring basic photography skills. Learn and practice various aspects of photography such as composition and lighting. No prior experience is required and all levels of proficiency and camera types are welcome. To learn more about the Houston Center for Photography please visit their website.
October 1 – Getting to Know Your Camera (Repeat Session): Learn where to find and how to use the essential settings found on most digital cameras. This is an essential class to get off Auto Mode!
Bring your camera and camera manual.
October 15 – Composition & Focusing Basics (Repeat Session): Learn the basic rules of composition such as the rule of thirds, leading lines, perspective and framing to create pleasing and well-balanced photographs.
All camera types are suitable for this workshop.
November 5 – Close-up and Macrophotography: Discover hidden worlds and unseen details of Levy Park. Learn about equipment and methods for shooting close-up and macro photography. All camera types are suitable for this workshop. A tripod and macro lens are useful but not required.
November 19 – Motion & Panning: Let’s get moving! Learn how to capture motion through different techniques such as slow shutter speed and panning. A camera with manual settings is best suited for this workshop but all camera types welcome. A tripod is useful but not required.
December 3 – Intentional Mistake: Let go off the rules and see what happens! Discover In Camera Movement and create abstract and painterly images. All camera types are suitable for this workshop.
December 17 – Architecture and the Manmade Landscape: Learn about creative approaches to photographing architecture and other manmade landscapes while exploring Levy Park. All camera types are suitable for this workshop.
Photo: Dragon Stare, Jaja Huggins