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Capture better images with any camera!
Adult Photography Series: September 7-November 9, 2022 (Maximum 8 Participants)
Each month you will have 2 hour class instruction at CMCArts, 2 hour Saturday excursion, and 2 hour critique session at CMCArts. Total 18 hours of Photography Instruction for only $195!
Required Equipment Any reliable equipment that captures a quality photograph (Phone, DSLR, SLR, GoPro, etc)
Classes: CMCArts from 6-8pm on Wednesdays
September 7: Class #1: Introductions/ “Photography without the Camera” -Greetings, intentions, and gear familiarization -Moments and Emotions, why do we take photographs -Understanding your equipment and growing into it -Adapting to your environment (perspective, compression, framing, lighting, etc)
October 19: Class #2: The Exposure Trinity -Deep dive into how the images are captured, the rules in place, and how we can bend them to our desires.
November 2: Class #3: Post-Production and Q&A -Learning good habits, organization, and basic editing programs -Open discussion of concepts, equipment, etc.
Excursions: Each month the class will visit a location with instructor. October and November excursions will be selected based on the comfort level of the participants.
September 10: St. George Botanical Gardens/ 10am-Noon
October 22: TBA 10am-Noon
November 5: TBA 10am-Noon
Photography Critiques at CMCArts from 6-8pm on Wednesdays:
September 21, October 26, and November 9
Meet the Instructor Brett Mello:
Whether being stared down by bears in the wilds of Southeast Alaska or tossing about the Caribbean on a 92-year-old tall ship, I have always found comfort and creativity bringing experiences to life with whatever tools I have available. I have a bachelors degree in marine biology. However, I am driven by my lifelong passion in photography and am self taught. I have both worked with and learned from many brilliant photographers over the years and that reflects in my diverse skill set. With this in-depth workshop, allow me the opportunity to unlock the secrets and potential lying in your equipment, creativity, and sense of wonder.


Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts
(340) 772-2622
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Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts
10 Strand St
Frederiksted, St Croix 00840 Virgin Islands (U.S.)
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(340) 772-2622
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