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Eyes Wide Open, ages 8-10, June 27-July 1, (Tues-Sat)

(Another week may be added, July 17-21, Mon-Fri.)

This is a fun, exploratory course that is designed to exercise visual awareness while learning how to work with black and white photographic materials and 35mm cameras. We will work with transparent and opaque shapes and forms with the photogram process, and may make pinhole cameras out of oatmeal boxes. All processes require working under the dim, red lights of the darkroom. Everyday we will go on field trips to fun and exciting places.

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B&W Darkroom I, ages 11- 16, July 10-15

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For students with some or no darkroom experience. This camp will explore the black and white darkroom while learning how to use a 35mm camera. Participants will learn basic camera operations and handling techniques, and darkroom procedures including film developing and print processing. Class time is spent with demonstrations, slide discussions, and working in the darkroom. Most days include a field trip to a fun and exciting place.

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Digital Discovery & The Maine Adventure, ages 11-16, July 31-Aug 4

This is an all levels workshop that will be centered around camera handling techniques, content and composition of the image, and simple computer adjustments. This is a field trip intensive class as most demonstrations and discussions will be out on location. The Lobster Festival is one of our field trip destinations. Visual exploration will address scale and perspective, tone and texture, and light and shadow.

Classroom work includes slide presentations, review and critique of work, and practicing camera functions. Software instruction, image processing, and printing will likely be done at the computer lab at the local University.

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Photographing Animals (B&W), ages 9 – 14, Aug 21-25

Animal lovers wanted!

BanjoAll levels welcome. This is a B&W camp that investigates ways of looking for interesting and unusual pictures of domestic animals that go beyond the snapshot. We will be reviewing famous photographs as a point of departure. Most days will be mixed with field trips and darkroom work. Field trips will include a visit to the Union Fair. Students will be encouraged to observe the animals and become sensitive to the “perfect moment” to release the shutter.

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