Contemporary Photographic Practices (Online High-School Non-Credit)


Zachary Sumner Schomp
6 Sessions »Saturdays, October 3- November 14

11:00-1:00pm | Online | $200

Dive into the world of digital photography through exercises, tutorials and professional practices. Learn to compose and produce images while learning advanced Adobe Photoshop features like selections, layers and masks. Group discussions on contemporary photography offer insight—and room for debate—on photographers, their artistic practice, strategies, and concepts. By the end of the course, you will have produced a cohesive body of photographs for your own personal artistic growth, as well as a portfolio to be used for applying to college, or other art related programs.

Requirements: Students must provide their own digital SLR camera with manual camera operations, and have access to a computer with photoshop.

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Zack Sumner Schomp is a visual artist living and working in Oakland, CA. Schomp received his BFA in Photography from the San Francisco Art Institute and his MFA in Studio Arts from Mills College. Schomp’s work moves between isolation and a willingness to share, believing that within this world of chaos are moments which remind us we are not alone. He works with traditionally printed media, digital printing, projection and sculpture. Schomp assists and manages studios for artists in the Greater Bay Area and has printed for major exhibitions and museum collections. He was recently the recipient of the Hung Liu Award, recognising excellence in studio practice for his MFA exhibition.

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