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2017-01-19

Pair of Photography Workshops Offered by Local Professional

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Registration is now underway for two photography workshops set to begin January 31 to kick off the new year. Conducted by local professional photographer Jeannette Joy Hormuth and hosted by Hoffman Haus in Fredericksburg, the workshops, "Exploring Camera Basics in Depth" and "Learning to See Creatively" offer hands-on learning opportunities for beginner to avid photographers alike.
Camera Basics in Depth
Shedding a little "light on the subject" of camera basics, the "Exploring Camera Basics in Depth" workshop offers participants the opportunity to grow in their understanding and command of their camera and the technical aspects of photography.
This course will delve more deeply into such topics as exposure, f-stops, shutter speed and lens choices, as well as the range, unique characteristics and creative possibilities they offer.
According to Ms. Hormuth, this course features demonstration coupled with engaging hands-on assignments all offered in a lighthearted, enlightening and highly informative manner.
The five-week "Exploring Camera Basics in Depth" workshop will be held Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 8 pm, January 31 through February 28 at Hoffman Haus in Fredericksburg.
The fee for the course is $115.
Learning to See Creatively
The "Learning to See Creatively" Workshop will explore how to take better pictures by expanding one's photographic vision. Through demonstration of simple techniques and compositional tools, coupled with hands-on assignments and helpful critiques, participants will discover how to better "see" and, therefore, capture more interesting and creative images.
Light-hearted, engaging and highly informative, this course is designed for participants of all levels. According to Ms. Hormuth, this workshop is geared not only toward photography enthusiasts, but any individual seeking to open their mind and expand their creative vision as it offers the inspiration and techniques necessary to stretch, sharpen, nurture and energize visual perception.
This eight-week hands-on workshop is set for Tuesdays, 1:30 - 3 p.m. January 31 through March 28 (no class on March 14) and will be held at Hoffman Haus in Fredericksburg.
The fee for the course is $155.
Jeannette Joy Hormuth has been engaged in photography for over 35 years and has conducted workshops in the Hill Country for the past 20 years. Working early in her career with Life Magazine photojournalist Leigh Wiener, her works have been published, exhibited and collected throughout the United States. In 1996 she was commissioned to document the 150th anniversary of Fredericksburg in black and white photography which was featured in the 2006 exhibition, "Fredericksburg: Founders and Familiar Sites." She was one of eight artists selected to exhibit her work in the 1998 Gillespie County Artist's Exhibition at Oktoberfest. Her work has also been selected and displayed in the Invitational Counterpoint National Photography Exhibition in 2005, as well as the "In the Eye of the Beholder" Photography Invitational Exhibit in 2015 in Ingram. Specializing in black and white photography of people and families, Jeannette continues to work and teach in Fredericksburg.
To register for the "Exploring Camera Basics in Depth" or the "Learning to See Creatively" , workshops or to be placed on the mailing list for future workshops, call 830-998-1879 or email jeannettejoy@hotmail.com for information and details.