Ordinary People (Like Me) - Photography Workshop

The Camera Store is co-sponsoring a two-part photography workshop, Ordinary People (Like Me), facilitated by Dona Schwartz! In partnership with Contemporary Calgary and Canon Canada, join us on two consecutive Saturdays, May 14th and 21st, as Dona Schwartz explores contemporary approaches to portrait photography. How can ordinary people make extraordinary photographs of friends and strangers? This workshop will help you piece it all together!

Ordinary People (Like Me) will involve an introductory talk, a shooting assignment, discussion, and peer review. The discussion will address challenges like access and permissions, as well as formal and technical considerations involved in making compelling portraits.

On the second workshop day, our amazing TCS staff will help all participants produce high-quality prints! Participants are also encouraged to bring their lunch and join in a casual meet and greet while prints are being developed from 12-1, before joining the workshop from 1-3 pm.

All participants will need to bring at least one camera. It can be a smartphone, digital or analogue camera. The choice of the device is up to you! Please note that both digital and print files made by participants will be reviewed on the second Saturday.

Ordinary People (Like Me) Two-Part Photography Workshop

Price: $50 (includes both workshop days)

Dates & Times:

Part 1:
Saturday, May 14, 2022
12:00pm – 2:00pm

Part 2:
Saturday, May 21, 2022
12:00pm – 3:00pm

Eligibility: 16 years +

For more information and to purchase your ticket, click here!

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