New classes at Rayko!
I'm excited to announce that I will be teaching a tri-color gum bichromate printing class and digital photography I class at Rayko Photo Center this November! Rayko is a wonderful photo institution located in the heart of San Francisco that celebrates and encourages the makings of beautiful art and photography. The Center offers courses in historical, alternative, and contemporary photography while also boosting amazing gallery, studio, printing, and darkroom spaces.
If you're interested in printing in gum or if you'd like to learn more about digital photography check out these class listed below:
Description: A 5-week or 2-day intensive class with a focus on students gaining a solid understanding of their D-SLR cameras. Students will learn to use focus, depth of field, and exposure to attain the desired effect when taking a picture. One class session will include a field trip to photograph in one of the most diverse and interesting places in San Francisco, the SOMA Arts District. There are weekly shooting assignments that will be critiqued on a technical and artistic level in class. Students will also learn how to upload images, and gain an understanding of basic photo-editing.
Dates: Mondays 6:30-9pm, Nov. 17, 24, Dec. 1, 8, 15
Description: This 5-session course teaches students how to capture, create, and print historical tri-color gum bichromate prints. Students are taught the basic principles of gum printing and the unique relationship that it holds with digital capture and overall convenience. During the course, students compile and interpret their own digital negatives in order to produce beautiful tri-color gum bichromate prints. Classes will usually comprise live demos and lab sessions.
Dates: Tuesdays 6:30-9:30pm, Nov. 18, 25, Dec. 2, 9, 16