From Blue Light to Golden: Photographing Dawn & Sunrise

Course Code: 21MCEPV0051

Dates: September 11-25, 2021

Meets: Sa from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM ET

Location: Online Zoom Classroom

Summer Tuition: $280

While the transformation from the blue light of dawn to the golden light of sunrise is a daily event, it is also a mysterious occurrence. Students in this course photograph in their neighborhoods and homes, observing with fresh eyes the effects of changing light on forms, shapes, reflections, and shadows. In guided online discussions and critiques, they share their observations and analyze relevant famous photographs. Participants edit their images and create a visual journal of this enigmatic time of day.

Prerequisite: Intermediate: You are familiar with a camera, whether film or digital. You understand aperture, shutter speed, exposure, white balance, histograms, and how to control focus. Youare comfortable editing and processing your images. You may want to learn how to utilize your camera in a more thoughtful and articulate way, or learn more about lighting or how to utilize theoretical concepts in relation to your portfolio of work.

Note: All camera formats are welcome

Lynn Saville
Image: Lynn Saville
Fee: $280.00

Online Zoom Classroom

Lynn Saville

Faculty Bio
Date Day Time Location
09/11/2021Saturday11 AM to 1 PM Online Zoom Classroom
09/18/2021Saturday11 AM to 1 PM Online Zoom Classroom
09/25/2021Saturday11 AM to 1 PM Online Zoom Classroom

If you are using a DSLR or mirrorless camera, please familiarize yourself with the manual settings on your camera for (Shutter Speed, Aperture and ISO). Please also make some photographs at dawn (5-10) and be prepared to email them to the instructor prior to the start of class. These should be sized 1100 px on the long side, JPEG, 72dpi. The instructor will provide the students the sharing insturctions prior to the start of class.


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