Improving Photographic Skills

Tuesdays – June 13, July 11, August 8, 7:00-9:00 PM
Robert Cuerden & David Parker

This course will be an open discussion and critique of photographic skills and technology. Join Robert and David, along with an invited professional photographer, for a session of critique and review of their compositions. Time permitting, there will be an opportunity to do a photo walkabout at the art center and a critique of those images. Be prepared to complete assignments for following sessions. You are encouraged to bring a selection of up to 3 images (digital or prints), which will be reviewed by the instructors and class members in an open critique. Please email questions and/or requests to the instructors at and

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iPhone Painting: Photography Safari

Friday, June 23, 12:00-4:00 PM
Tuesday, July 18, 5:00-9:00 PM
Debra Dresler

Take your photos from around town or still lifes in the studio and transform them into artful paintings using apps for your iPhone or iPad. We’re going on a photo safari in town. We will then return to the studio to learn how to make beautiful art paintings from your safari photos with the apps, ready for you to take home or to a print shop to print. Finishing options will be discussed. Bring your iPhone or iPad with the following apps loaded on to it from the App Store: Snapseed (free), Glaze ($2.99), and Aquarelle HD ($2.99). Sorry, not available for Android devices. No experience needed.

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I Love Night Photography

Friday, July 28, 8:00-10:00 PM
David Parker

Always wanted to learn how to take photos of light trails, star trails and other objects at night? This is a hands-on class where we will meet in downtown Stillwater and talk about camera settings before we set up our cameras and learn hands-on how to successfully capture an image at night.

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