TEEN Photography Workshop: Creative Cell Phone Photography | June

TEEN Photography Workshop: Creative Cell Phone Photography

Date  | Monday-Friday June 21-25, 2021

Time | Monday-Thursday 9am – 2pm & Friday 9am-12pm

Instructor  |  Frank Varney

Location | Colorado Photographic Arts Center, 1070 Bannock St., Denver, CO 80204

Cost  | Non-Members $300   Members $275

Skill level  |  All Levels

Using cell phone cameras is an easy, fun, and creative introduction to photography. In this workshop we will use our phones on daily photo walks and spend time exploring creative apps to develop and enhance our photography. Discussed are basic rules of composition, camera controls, and telling stories with images. On the last day of the workshop students will have a chance to print their favorite image of the week. Any smart phone that can run the apps listed below, will work for this workshop.

Topics Covered

  • Principles of visual composition
  • Basic camera handling skills
  • Techniques for creating visual interest and mood in your photograph
  • Introduction to photo editing software and using Layers
  • Compositing and blending images

Required Smart Phone Apps

  • Google Snapseed, free for iOS and Android
  • Afterlight 2, 7day free trail, or $2.99 per month subscription, for iOS and Android
  • Adobe Photoshop Mix, free for iOS and Android Phones only

Optional Smart Phone Apps

  • DistressedFX, .99¢ for iOS only
  • Mextures, $1.99 iOS only

Required supplies for this program:

  • Paper notebook and pen or pencil
  • Cell phone with camera
  • Lunch
  • Water bottle, SPF, hat, sunglasses (encouraged)

Please note: In response to COVID-19 we have reduced this class size to 8 students in order to maintain safe distance practices. We are holding the workshop in person, but if needed we may transition online or cancel it as it gets closer to the event. Please visit our response page for more information.