Thursday, March 09, 2006

Photography Workshops and Classes at The Edge

The Edge Photography Studio

The Fine Art Nude in Photography March 25th 2006 Saturday workshop includes six hours of hands on instruction in our Northern Virginia Leesburg studio. This workshop is about shadow and light- Curves and landscapes- texture and form - posing - building a photograph not just taking a snapshot. If you want to explore this exciting area of photography reserve your spot in our workshop. The fee for this workshop is $345.00 that includes modeling fees and lunch. Class size limited to 6 students.

Bill Reckert Photography Critique -10 Weeks of Education and Fun beginning March 27th, 2006. Feedback is critical to many of us involved in photography, and we have many requests from our students for this workshop.The Edge is initiating monthly critiquing sessions at our studio in Northern Virginia. The weekly sessions will be conducted each Monday from 7:00pm until 8:45pm or later (if needed). Attendance will be limited to 16 students wishing to show work. Prints or digital files are acceptable forms of presentation. Projection will be available. The Edge Photography offers this challenging 10-week program to both film and digital photographers of all skill levels. If you are interested in better composition; if you enjoy photography and would like to be challenged this is a workshop you should not miss. There will be a new surprise assignment each week. See Bill’s credentials on the “About Us” menu item. Workshop tuition is only $195.00, that’s just $19.50 for both an educational and entertaining evening.

Introduction to Studio Lighting Workshop February 2006 Weekend of February 18th & 19th. This popular workshop was sold out again! Ask about our next workshop later in 2006.We have a state of the art studio where you can learn about lighting techniques that apply to home, studio and location assignments. In February, we offered a much-requested hands-on workshop in Studio lighting for both the hobbyist and pro. This workshop gives you a total of 10 hours of instruction. Study with a professional photographer and explore different lighting techniques and their applications, proper metering, color temperature, etc. Class size is limited to 10 students and involves hands on work. Each student should bring a film or digital camera with a pc or hot shoe connection to utilize our studio strobes. Please ask about film requirements when registering. Modeling fees and releases are included in the tuition. The tuition is only $245.00 per student. Call to reserve your spot in our next fun-filled class at The Edge before we are sold out.

'Almost Alone with David A Williams' Completed Workshop on November 14th, 15th, and 16th, 2005. Ask about our next 2006 session.
That "Learning should be fun" is a fundamental part of David's presentation. Come and share an experience that will make you smile and think! Topics to be covered include...(and, no - I don't know what we're doing and precisely when - whaddya wanna know for anyway?)
• Detail Miniatures - story-telling images, and portraits of environments.
• Existing Light as the primary light source
• Supplementary light sources "Love that mixed lighting"
• Doing more with less - learning to think differently.
• Creating a homage portrait - ( how I make my Master Works portraits)
• What makes Aussie photographers different?
• Aussie weddings & my approaches.
• Aussie children & my approaches.
• Single light portraiture
• The horizontal and the using depth - using negative space.
• Visual communication.
• Immediacy and expression.
• Art and design influences - identifying the component construction of a style.
• Fine-quality inkjet printing & Digital hand printing.
• Digital practices for weddings - sorting & proofing, freehand page layouts.
• Digital tools you really need - e.g. use and creation of actions.
Cost for Three Days is $550.00
35mm Photography Taught By Bill Reckert Winter 2006
Contact us for our next Class in 2006
Bill Reckert is a popular photography instructor in the Northern Virginia area. Bill will be teaching a 10 week class in Photography concentrating on the tools and concepts of interest to both 35mm and digital photographers.
This 1 1/2 hour class will meet each Monday for 10 weeks at 7:00PM
Cost is $185.00 per student. Call to Join Bill in this fun-filled class at The Edge before we are sold out.

Annual Photoshop for Photographers Winter 2007 Class
Starting January 9th.
In January, we are offering a repeat of our popular hands-on class in Adobe Photoshop for Photographers. Some of the techniques we explore are applicable to Adobe Elements as well.
This class is scheduled two nights a week for three weeks and gives you a total of 15 hours of instruction. Study with a professional photographer to learn the Photoshop tools most useful in photography including file types, selections, effective dodging and burning, cropping and resizing, sharpening techniques, color correction, printing, working with layers, touch-up techniques, selective depth of field, powerful black and white or duotone conversions, and other topics of class interest.
Class begins on January 10th at 7:00PM, and meets each Tuesday and Thursday for three weeks. Class size is limited to 10 students and involves hands on work in the studio digital lab. We have a computer workstation for each participant, and class handouts allow you to focus on the exercises.
Cost is only $395.00 per student. Call to reserve your spot in this fun-filled class at The Edge before we are sold out.

Call us at (703) 669-1000 or (703) 431-7009 for any questions or to enroll.
The Edge Photography is located at 312 E. Market St. Suite I, Leesburg, Va. 20176

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