Assigned Subject: Composition – Frame within a Frame
November 6. Our own Mark Battista will be presenting on composition. Following the presentation we will have a workshop so bring your camera and tripod. Mark has more than 30 years experience as a fine art instructor for painting and photography, and teaches art in the West Haven school system. He has a masters degree in art education from Southern Connecticut State University, and bachelors degree in fine art from Paier College of Art.
Presentation by Donna Owens-Beeson on October 23rd has been cancelled and will be rescheduled.
October 2nd – Presentation
Ted Roth on The Rise and Fall of Brass Mill and Reinspiring yourself when in a rut.
Ted Roth is a well-known CT photographer whose passion capturing the old mill towns of CT is shown thorough his stunning imagery. He has authored a photo book on the decline of manufacturing in the Naugatuck Valley titled “Brass Valley: The Fall of an American Industry” which can be purchased on Amazon – https://www.amazon.com/Brass-Valley-Fall-American-Industry/dp/0764349309. He has also given photo lectures around Connecticut and his blog can be read at – http://rothphotos.blogspot.com.
Assigned Subject: Still Life
This may sound easy but it’s all about composition. The story you want your photo to tell. It can be a solo flower, a bowl of fruit, knick knacks, or something special that you want to capture forever. Look at the examples and tips at The Photo Argus.com https://www.thephotoargus.com/35-superb-examples-of-still-life-photography/or this from iPhonePhotography –https://iphonephotographyschool.com/stilllife-composition/