I’ve been teaching photography to adults in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1980. Many of my students have returned for additional classes, which I take to mean they liked how I teach, or they didn’t learn it all the first time, or both. Here are some of my upcoming classes, and the venues where I plan to teach them in 2013:
(Note: You must register for these classes through the education programs hosting them. Their web sites and printed catalogs contain much more detailed descriptions of the classes.)
SATURDAY AND WEEKEND CLASSES AT POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE, CA
Register through Point Reyes Field Institute, www.ptreyes.org.
Designing Great Landscape Photographs, a full day of learning how to make better compositions with a short field trip to practise what we've learned, Saturday, April 13, 2013, 10:00 am-5:00 pm at the Red Barn.
Cost: $80 ($70 for PRNSA members), limited to 16
The Colors of Spring, an intensive residential weekend exploring the diverse landscapes of the
Pt. Reyes area, April 26-28, 7:00 pm Friday-4:00 pm Sunday, based at the secluded Clem Miller
Environmental Education Center. Cost: $245 ($230 for PRNSA members), includes accommodation. Limited to
Creative Photography Weekend, an intensive residential weekend of learning and practising a wide range of creative techniques for giving your photos interesting new looks, mainly done in-camera without Photoshop,
May 24-26, 7:00 pm Friday-4:00 pm Sunday, based at the secluded Clem Miller Environmental
Education Center. Cost: $245 ($230 for PRNSA members), includes accommodation, limited to 10 students
EVENING CLASSES AT ACALANES ADULT CENTER, DEL VALLE CAMPUS,
WALNUT CREEK, CA
Register through www.acalanes.k12.ca.us/adulted.
Basic Photography, a 10-week step-by-step introduction to digital and film photography for beginners,
usually offered fall, winter and spring terms, next offered winter, 2013, cost: $80.00 ($72.00 seniors), (dirt cheap
it’s state subsidized), limited to 20 students.
Intermediate Photography, winter term, 2013 only, cost $80.00 ($72.00 seniors), limited to 20 students.
Advanced Photo Workshop, spring term, 2013 only, cost $80.00 ($72.00 seniors), limited to 15.
A more informal course in
which students work on personal projects and we hang a group show of their best
work at the end.
EVENING CLASSES AT WALNUT CREEK CIVIC ARTS EDUCATION, SHADELANDS CAMPUS, WALNUT CREEK, CA
Register through Civic Arts, www.arts-ed.org
Photographing Cities Day and Night, a 3-week workshop in photographing the urban landscape, Wednesday evenings, Feb. 13-27, 7:30-9:30 pm, and Saturday field trips Feb. 16, 7:00 am-12:00 noon,
and Feb. 23, 3:00-8:00 pm. Cost: $111. Limited to 15 students.
Dramatic Light Landscapes, two Saturdays combining classroom lectures and field trips, May 4, 3:00-8:30 pm
and May 11, 6:00-11:30 am. Cost TBA, limited to 15 students.