Basics of Photo Composition

March 20

Basics of Photo Composition

$90.00

Details Fee Breakdown:
Tuition: $90

Sunday, March 20th ~ 11:00am-2:00pm EST

Learning to see a composition requires a heightened awareness of light, shadow, and color and how they relate to the structure of the image. This workshop will be filled with illustrations to demonstrate the key elements of design and how to use them in your photographs or paintings for more impact. There will also be time to critique some of your images.

This class will be conducted live on Zoom. Participants will receive an email from Peters Valley at least 48 hours prior that includes a link and a password. Only registered participants will be admitted.

Level: Beginner and Beyond
Workshop Levels

Definitions of Skill Levels for Workshops

  • Beginner and Beyond: Introductory level course that presents basic knowledge of tools, materials and techniques and is geared towards first timers or those who want to improve and expand their technique. It takes time to build skills.
  • Advanced Beginner and Beyond: Instruction that assumes some familiarity with tools, materials and equipment. Includes reviews and builds on basic skill sets, allows for those with more experience to work at their own pace. Further development of fundamentals, participants have had at least one class or equivalent with professional instruction.
  • Intermediate: Course content that assumes a working knowledge of basic studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored. Participants feel comfortable in the studio setting.
  • Intermediate to Advanced: Course content that requires a proficient working knowledge of studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored in class.
  • Advanced: Assumes proficiency and advanced working knowledge of materials and studio tools and equipment so that the focus is on artistic narrative and/or technical development.
Ages: Adult

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Nancy J. Ori

Author, teacher, professional photographer, and exhibitor, Nancy Ori obtained a BA degree in Fine Arts from Elmira College, Elmira, NY and MS degree in Visual Communications from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.   She worked for 25 years for Ciba-Geigy and Novartis Pharmaceuticals as their corporate photographer and manager of Video and Photographic Services. Ori is currently the owner of NJ Media Center LLC in Berkeley Heights, where she continues to do product, portrait, food, and event photography.  She also enjoys exhibiting her photographs and teaching photography workshops throughout the US, Cuba and Europe.  Nancy was taught by Ansel Adams and then affiliated for many years with the Ansel Adams Workshop in California. In Jersey, she is currently on the faculty of numerous museums and teaches privately. 

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