This four-part workshop is for individuals interested in learning more about digital cameras, lenses, settings and accessories. An emphasis on composition will focus on learning how to take richer, more meaningful photographs. The teacher shares her photographic documentation, knowledge and experience from a 40~year professional photography career. The presentation delves into the steps to photographic technique and composition long with learning to have a photographer’s eye as an observer of light. Tools needed: Your camera and a flash/thumb drive to store your photos on. Lap tops complete with Photoshop software. You should be comfortable and proficient on an Apple computer. Please arrive to class on time as we have much information to cover.
M101 4 sessions Wed. April 3-May 1 (no class April 24) 6:30-8:30pm
$110 (Seniors $100)
About the Artist: A luminary in the world of photography, Collette V. Fournier, has had a long and celebrated career. She has worked as a staff photographer for The Rockland Journal-News and The New York Post, and has worked in the television industry. She is currently the staff photographer in the Campus Communications Department, and has been an adjunct professor in the Photography Department at Rockland Community College since 1992. She is also part of the RCC Speaker’s Bureau.
Collette is an active member of the NYC-based Kamoinge Inc., an African American photography collective, as well as the University Photographer’s Association of America (UPAA). She has received a number of honors and awards, including the 2008 Artist of the Year Award by the County Executive Arts Awards of the Arts Council in Rockland County. Collette’s photographic achievements were recently recognized in Nyack’s News and Views, a local-interest digital newspaper.
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