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Alternate Cameras Workshop: Oyster Bay, Long Island, NY
Oyster Bay, NY
For all levels, limited seating. Sign up first come first serve. First 2 people to sign up recieve a free Holga!
Learning and exploring creative photographic possibilities with your Holga and other toy plastic cameras. Hands on workshops offer field shooting with expert guidance with the instructor. Lectures and demonstrations on proper use and modification. This will include experimentation with pinhole and zoneplate for the most unique photography. Workshops are conceptually driven to help you achieve your own unique photographic vision, whether you are a beginner, or an old pro. This is truly the class to take in order to step away from the constraints of digital photography and see what these film toy cameras can offer. Find that inner child for your true creative source with these cameras and this workshop.The possibilities now become endless!
Class starts at 11am and will run as:
Classroom lecture and demonstrations with questions and answers. Student cameras will be prepared and modified if needed.
Photo session in field with observation and guidance of instructor. Students will shoot 1 or more rolls in the field. Experimentation's highly encouraged!
Lunch. During on your own networking lunch break, the workshop will develop and digitize student's film.
Classroom critique of all work. Discussion will center on techniques and creative and possibilities.
Time permitting, back into the field to apply all that you have learned. Perhaps even with another camera that you have modified with what you've learned and the instructor's help.
About the Instructor: Michael Korol
BFA Photography, Rochester Institute of Technology
MFA Photography, Cranbrook Academy of Art
MA Art History, CCNY pending thesis
Michael is a nationally exhibited fine art photographer specializing in alternate processes, pinhole and toy cameras and a former instructor at Parsons The New School of Design. His work is in collections of various NYC museums, including M.O.M.A . Michael's commercial work has been published in every major art magazines, including Art in America, Art News, Art and Antiques, Architectural Digest as well as other publications such as Town and Country to name a few.