Fundamentals of Photography - Introductory Digital Photography Class
Class day and time:
(6 weeks of classes)
Begins Tuesday Evening,
April 10, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Pre-requisite: Own or have regular access to a DSLR Camera
Instructor: Ron Urso, Fph
Have you ever wanted to learn how to take better photographs but find yourself intimidated by that new digital camera? Perhaps you own a DSLR (digital) camera and want to become familiar with all the “bells and whistles.” The Younts Center is proud to announce the development of a new “Fundamentals of Photography” training class!
If the above description fits you, then this is what you can expect to learn from this class: Basic camera operation, Camera settings beyond the “Auto” function, Depth of field, Lighting, Flash photography, Using filters, Important composition guidelines plus a class field trip with individual attention and guidance.
About your instructor: Ron Urso (Fph) is a local and regionally renown studio photographer. During his almost 50-year tenure as a professional photographer, Ron won numerous awards for his acute skill behind and in front of the camera lens. He is practiced, skilled and well-versed in all areas of photography including digital and the use of film. The Younts is proud and fortunate to have Ron available and excited to share his experience and expertise with you!
Summer Artist Workshop
Series at The Younts!
“Sketch Your Travels”
6-Hour Workshop Thursday,
June 21, 9:30am to 3:30pm
Add to the enjoyment of your next adventure by creating a sketchbook of your travels, whether it’s a day trip to a local sight or a weeks-long journey to exotic far-away places,. Start with this fun, 6-hour workshop to learn tips and tricks for capturing your favorite subjects using quick sketching and minimal supplies. Learn how to add extra fun to your travel photographs, too! We will work out of doors, weather permitting. There will be a 30 minute lunch break. Please bring a bag lunch. You may already have all the art supplies you’ll need but a complete list will be emailed to you at registration. There’s plenty of summer left for traveling and recording your experiences in your own travel sketchbook!
Deadline for registration is Friday, June 15.
August Workshop “Mix It Up”
2-Day Mixed Media Workshop
Thursday and Friday, Aug. 9
and 10; 9:30am to 3:30pm
Cost: $100, Supplies are included.
Start with a blank canvas! Throw on some paint. Glue on some papers! Add your own ideas of mark-making. Have fun in this stress-free, 2-day workshop while learning the basics of developing a mixed media art piece. We will explore several techniques using acrylic paints and mediums, ink, colored pencils, and assorted other “stuff”. You’ll take away plenty of information to continue making your own mixed media pieces. You do not need any previous art experience to enjoy this workshop. All art supplies will be furnished. Please bring a bag lunch for a 30 minute lunch break each day. Sign up soon!
Deadline for registration is Friday, August 3.
July Workshop “Digi-Kids!”
2-Day Digital Photography
Workshop for KIDS!
Tuesday, July 10 and
Wednesday, July 11
Bring your DSLR or digital camera, and have fun learning from award-winning veteran photographer, Ron Urso. Discover how to “make” a better picture, not just “take” a better picture! Learn some of the skills and tricks of the trade. Enjoy interactive instruction, a session designed to give personal and individual constructive feedback to each student, and a daily field trip around town to practice your new skills. You’ll have some summer fun and leave a better, more skilled photographer! Please bring a bag lunch to enjoy during break each day.
Registration deadline is
Tuesday, July 3rd.
Tell your friends and sign up soon!
The Younts is happy to be the new home of Sandy Young’s Acting Up Theatre Camp! For one week in June and one week in July, Acting Up Theatre Camp provides a fresh and engaging summer theatre experience for students from second grade through eighth grade including a full production at the end of each week of camp!
Camp Dates and Times:
*SESSION 1: (9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.)
*SESSION 2: (1:00 p.m.—4:00 p.m.)
*SESSION 3: (9:00 am—12:00 p.m.)
Cost: $125 per actor
Includes: $25 non-refundable registration fee, camp materials, snack, and t-shirt.
Classes filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Open to students grades 1- 8.
Art and Acting Classes coming soon!