Teen Academy - Principles of Digital Imagemaking and Visual Storytelling

Course Code: 21FTAPV009

Dates: October 9 - December 18, 2021

Meets: Sa from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM ET

Location: Online Zoom Classroom

Fall Tuition: $780

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

In this course for beginners, teens will learn the basic principles of digital photography, from composing images to exploring the effects of light. Through visual presentations, group critiques, photographic and writing exercises, a guest artist visit, and virtual trip students will expand their understanding of the technical and aesthetic possibilities of digital image-making. The class culminates with a presentation of photographic projects and writings shared with family and friends.

Need-based scholarships are available for all Teen Academy classes. To apply please visit: icp.org/teens.

Note: In order to participate, students will need access to a smartphone, DSLR or mirrorless camera, or digital point-and-shoot camera to complete assignments. Students receiving a scholarship will be provided with access to the necessary software to complete the course. Courses are subject to minimum enrollment. Please register early, within five days of the start-date, to reduce the likelihood of course cancellation and to ensure you receive all course-related materials in time to prepare for class.

Fee: $780.00

Online Zoom Classroom

Curtis Willocks

Curtis Willocks is a freelance photographer and educator. His images have been published in Time, US News and World Report, and Springer Foreign News Service. His photographs have appeared in books published through St. Martin's Press and West Publishing. Advertisements for the American Academy of Pediatrics, Lutheran Medical Center, and Forest City Ratner have also featured his work. Over the last two decades he found his true passion inspiring high school students to tell their stories through photography as an educator with the Children’s Aid Society, Teen Academy at ICP, the High School of Fashion Industries, Summer and Saturday Live at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Friends of Hudson River, and the NYC Department of Education. Curtis is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology.
Date Day Time Location
10/09/2021Saturday11 AM to 2 PM Online Zoom Classroom
10/16/2021Saturday11 AM to 2 PM Online Zoom Classroom
10/23/2021Saturday11 AM to 2 PM Online Zoom Classroom
10/30/2021Saturday11 AM to 2 PM Online Zoom Classroom
11/06/2021Saturday11 AM to 2 PM Online Zoom Classroom
11/13/2021Saturday11 AM to 2 PM Online Zoom Classroom
11/20/2021Saturday11 AM to 2 PM Online Zoom Classroom
12/04/2021Saturday11 AM to 2 PM Online Zoom Classroom
12/11/2021Saturday11 AM to 2 PM Online Zoom Classroom
12/18/2021Saturday11 AM to 2 PM Online Zoom Classroom


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