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    *Digital Photography 101 at Hibbing

    Oct 17th, 2014 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Event Location: Hibbing Public Library

    Price: Free

    Brian will present a three hour hands-on beginning photography workshop about using your digital camera and editing your photos. Bring your camera (compact or dSLR), camera manual, a tripod (if you have one) and other accessories to learn how to use your camera’s features to improve the pictures you take.  Make sure your batteries are charged and you have plenty of memory because the group is going to explore the library inside and outside (weather permitting) to practice taking photos while also learning to use light effectively and other artistic elements, such as composition, leading lines, rule of 3rds, etc. to improve your images.

    The last part of the workshop will be about downloading pictures, organizing your files, and using software to optimize and resize images. Brian’s favorite program to use is Photoshop CS6, but other free or inexpensive computer programs with which you can start will also be demonstrated, such as GIMP (free, and Photoshop Elements (around $100, Brian will show you how to edit your pictures to get better photos and have fun doing it!

    Brian Rauvola has been a semi-professional photographer in the Duluth/North Shore area for nearly 20 years.  He owns and operates the Duluth Photography Institute, which began October of 2010, and offers workshops, gallery space, and a fully equipped lighting studio for photographers to use. He operated HBR Studios in Two Harbors from 1995-2006, a wedding/portrait studio as well as photojournalism for the Lake County Chronicle. At that point, he closed the studio to move into freelance photography. Using the latest in digital SLR equipment up to an 11x14 large format film camera, Brian is partial to techniques including night photography, pinhole, black and white, studio still life images, abstracts, fashion portraits, and more. His work has appeared in a number of exhibits at the DPI and the Duluth Art Institute, Capture Minnesota books I and III, the Duluth/Superior Magazine, Duluth News Tribune, the Lake County Chronicle, and other area publications and exhibits.

    Join us for a workshop to learn to use your digital camera and computer to create picture perfect photos! Pre-registration is required for this workshop so call the library to register early!

    Last Updated: 2015-12-28 16:21:47