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Artistic Storytelling through iPhone Photography with Nick Kelsh – Youth Workshop

August 15 @ 9:00 am - August 19 @ 2:30 pm

AUGUST 15 – 19
All Ages
The workshop instructor is renowned photographer Nick Kelsh, who’s authored/photographed 9 books, taught thousands of amateur photographers in his online photography courses and live workshops, and has been featured multiple times on Oprah and The Today Show. Nick now lives in Treadwell, NY.
Course Description:
We all know that the best camera is the one that’s with you! We’re constantly taking iPhone photos to share the many worlds we live in with the people we love, but in this workshop we’ll stretch technically, creatively and artistically so your photography becomes a life-enriching channel for self-expression. This workshop will help you take your photos from commonplace snaps to extraordinary images that stand out and reveal something about you and how you relate to your world.
We’ll start off with the fundamental concepts of basic photography, then delve into the features and capabilities of the iPhone camera specifically (Android users welcome!). We’ll study exposure, composition, natural and artificial lighting, photo-editing, photo-organization and sharing. We’ll cover portraits, self-portraits, group shots, landscape and nature photography, plus storytelling through multiple images. Finally, we’ll consider the value of words and pictures together to create an important third effect when sharing photographs.
The photo assignments will get you outside exploring the natural world in springtime—good for you mentally and physically—and the iPhone is a perfect tool for documenting our beautiful planet. The workshop will increase your understanding of your iPhone camera technically and creatively, resulting in memorable, meaningful photographs. The skills you acquire in this workshop will keep giving for a lifetime, regardless of the photographic hardware that may come our way, and your improved photography skills can add value to many activities and projects you’ll pursue in school and extracurricular activities. This workshop will enrich your body and soul, build your confidence, spark your imagination, hone your artistic eye and, above all, be fun.
We’ll have daily lessons, online videos, photo-assignments, personalized instructor feedback from Nick, Q&A sessions, live office hours, daily review of class assignment photos, and a streamed virtual exhibit for parents on the final day.
This workshop runs Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 2:30 PM
SUMMER SESSION: August 15 – 19
Cost to tri-county area students only: $160
Cost to out of town students: $250
Full scholarships available to Delaware Academy Students with thanks to the AL Kellogg Foundation
Nick Kelsh is a renowned photographer and author of nine books, including the bestselling Naked Babies and Siblings (co-authored with Pulitzer Prize winning writer, Anna Quindlen) and three how-to books for amateurs, How to Photograph Your Baby, How to Photograph Your Family and How to
Photograph Your Life. He has appeared on Oprah and The Today Show, and has been featured in Time, Life, Newsweek, National Geographic, The New Yorker, Forbes, and Fortune. He illustrated Rachel Carson’s classic The Sense of Wonder, and wrote and photographed two gift books: How to be Santa Claus and How to be Dad. He also wrote the popular column Great Shots for Creative Memories’ Lasting Moments magazine.
For registration form and more info go to: https://brighthillpress.org/children-youth-programming/


August 15 @ 9:00 am
August 19 @ 2:30 pm