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Adult Photography classes at MOPA!

You asked, and we’re making it happen!

MOPA is launching a brand new series of photography classes for adults. Join in great conversations, engage with compelling topics, experiment with new techniques, and hone your image-making skills!  

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Upcoming Programs

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New Ways of Seeing: Photoplay with Color, Light, Filters and Obstructions
Suitable for all levels
Cameras are provided and you can bring your own – any digital image-making device will do, including phones!
Instructor: Verónica Aponte, MOPA Education Staff
Construct expressive images using playful interventions of color, light, filters, and obstructions.  Be inspired through engaging discussions, and experiment with a variety of approaches in this hands-on workshop. There are so many innovative ways to explore your creativity through photography – don’t let “reality” stand in the way!

4-week course
Saturdays: April 8,15, 22, 29, 2023

General – $185
MOPA Members and Older Adults (60+) – $165

Past Programs:

Conceptual Photography: Expressing Your Ideas Through Images
Suitable for all levels
BYOC (bring your own camera – any digital image-making device will do, including phones!)
Instructor: Verónica Aponte, MOPA Education Staff
Explore the world of conceptual photography through creative exercises and inspirational discussions. Learn fun, compelling strategies and put them to practice to create engaging images that tell a story. Forget technical perfection and traditional aesthetics – communicating your ideas effectively is the focus in this creative, hands-on course!