Photo Workshops – Taking Better Pictures – The Eliot School – Fall 2016 and Winter 2017

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Understanding photography’s basics is essential to making great images. Cristina’s 6-week intensive will start with basic photographic principles and camera controls and expand to composition, color theory and issues of visual perception. Exciting homework assignments will focus on your specific shooting subjects, you’ll gain familiarity with all the camera’s buttons, and expand your personal vision. The Eliot School, Jamaica Plain, MA

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Digital Photography – Adult Workshop – Boston Neighborhood Network TV – November 2015

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Do you have an SLR that’s never left the automatic setting? Are you frustrated with the image quality of your photos? Do the words aperture, shutter, and white balance seem like a foreign language? Join Cristina for a 4-week, intensive class of lecture, shooting, and photo critique. This class begins with the fundamentals. Students learn about camera controls, light, exposure and digital workflow. We’ll explore composition, color theory and issues of visual perception. We’ll take a good look at contemporary photographers and the context for photography today. Assignments are geared toward understanding a range of technical skills, creative image making, and developing a personal visual style. November 5 – December 3, 2015 (no class on Thanksgiving!) at the BNN-TV station in Egelston Square, Boston, MA

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Basic Photography: Taking Better Pictures – Adult Workshop – The Eliot School – Winter 2016

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Understanding photography’s basics is essential to making great images. Cristina’s 6-week intensive will start with basic photographic principles and camera controls and expand to composition, color theory and issues of visual perception. Exciting homework assignments will focus on your specific shooting subjects, you’ll gain familiarity with all the camera’s buttons, and expand your personal vision. Winter 2016. The Eliot School, Jamaica Plain, MA

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Getting Familiar with Your Digital Camera – Adult Workshop – Boston Neighborhood Network – May 2015

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Getting Familiar with Your Digital Camera, adult photography workshop, 4 Wednesdays from 6-9 pm, starting May 6, 2015 at the Boston Neighborhood Network’s television station. Understanding photography’s basics is essential to creating great images. Start with basic photographic principles and camera controls and expand to composition, color theory and issues of visual perception.

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Basic Photography: Taking Better Pictures – Adult Workshop – The Eliot School – Spring 2015

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Understanding photography’s basics is essential to making great images. This 6-week intensive will start with basic photographic principles and camera controls and expand to composition, color theory and issues of visual perception. Exciting homework assignments will focus on your specific shooting subjects, gaining familiarity with all the camera’s buttons, and expanding your personal vision.

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