If you want more out of your camera and more out of your photos, this class is for you! If you are ready to take your camera off "auto focus" and get to the next level of artful photography then you won't want to miss this class.
You will learn how a camera sees things so that you can take the photos the way you want to.
This class is suitable for beginners but it is not basic. Students will receive an in-depth understanding of how cameras work and learn how to develop their photographic vision. Students will practice each new concept with assignments and receive feedback from fellow students and the instructor.
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Instructor: Dixon Handshaw
Dates: Feb 4 and 11
Time: 11 am - 5 pm each day
Level: Beginner and Intermediate
Number of students: 6-12
Cost: $100 members, $120 non-members
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Dick Handshaw is a photographic educator based in Mooresville, NC. He spent 35 years of his career as a learning and performance consultant as president of his own company, Handshaw, Inc. Before that he earned his living as a professional photographer. Now he is combining those two experiences to teach fine art photography in both digital and film formats.
His favorite aspect of teaching is inspiring students to find personal expression through the lens of a camera.
Dick is currently an adjunct instructor in photography at Catawba Valley Community College. He serves as the chair of the Education Committee and is a board member at Mooresville Arts where he also teaches photography.
Dick earned a BFA in photography from Alfred University and a MS in Instructional Systems
Technology from Indiana University. He served on the Board of Directors for The Light Factory in
Charlotte, NC and chaired their Education Committee where he also served as an instructor and
designer of courses. He served on the Board of Directors at the Carolina Raptor Center in Charlotte, NC, where he designed and taught a course in Bird and Wildlife Photography. He has been passionate about photography since he was 14 years old.
You can see samples of his work at: www.handshawphotography.com