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Stuff that's tricky to do with a camera

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Do you understand your camera?

I like to imagine that I do, but my camera's pretty confusing, too.

All you need to understand is shutter speed, aperture and film speed, but with all the things to shoot and ways these interact, it can be pretty tricky!
Have you ever tried to do a photo project from the internet? I've done a bunch, developing film in coffee, for instance, that's pretty easy. Long exposures with flash stencils mirages? I do okay at that, but there's a trick to it, there's certain things you have to understand to do it. We can learn together.

Come by with any concern, or try to learn how to do specific things with long exposures, which will be my focus for the summer. You do need something like an SLR to do long exposures, but I may be able to provide these if I am told of a need in advance.

Look at these fish. If you do crafts or visual art and want to know something about photography, then I have fun experiments you may appreciate.

We will have weekly classes in July and August, not including July 4th.
Mondays are field days, where we shoot and Fridays we will have an open studio for those interested in editing their photos or learning about editing or even developing film!
Open studios are Fridays, starting at 7p, and you can stay as late as 10.
You don't have to attend all the open studios or all of the field sessions! We will try to keep in touch so that we know what materials to have and whether or not to wait up for you before we take off on ADVENTURES.

Facilitator email(s): 
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Mears Park MN
United States
Facilitator's experience: 
I've taught a stencil class and a few film and digital classes before.
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Class times: 
Mon, 07/11/2011 - 18:30 - Mon, 08/01/2011 - 21:30
Mon, 07/18/2011 - 18:30 - Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:30
Mon, 07/25/2011 - 18:30 - Mon, 08/15/2011 - 21:30
Mon, 08/01/2011 - 18:30 - Mon, 08/22/2011 - 21:30
Mon, 08/08/2011 - 18:30 - Mon, 08/29/2011 - 21:30
Mon, 08/15/2011 - 18:30 - Mon, 09/05/2011 - 21:30
Mon, 08/22/2011 - 18:30 - Mon, 09/12/2011 - 21:30
Mon, 08/29/2011 - 18:30 - Mon, 09/19/2011 - 21:30
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Mears Park MN
United States
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