Photography Summer Camp

  Start Date July 16
  Time 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
  Instructor Jessica Alvarenga

Class meets July 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th, from 9:00 am–3:00 pm.

HCP’s Summer Camps introduce young enthusiasts to the world of photography. In this camp, students will become familiar with camera basics and photographic processing software such as Photoshop, Lightroom and Bridge, learning color and image correction as part of the photographic process. Young photographers will also learn about the history of photography and how great images are created!

Summer Camps include lectures, hands-on activities creative writing, indoor and outdoor photographic sessions, editing and feedback sessions.

No prior photographic experience needed.

About the Instructor:
Jessica Alvarenga

Jessica Ofelia Alvarenga is a visual geographer and storyteller based out of Houston, Texas. Coupled with her background in journalism and social justice organizing, she uses photography as a way to document and reimagine immigrant narratives, particularly that of the Central American Diaspora. Her interests include urban political economies; religion and sexuality; diasporic identities; and volcanoes. She is the co-founder of Mujeres en Medio, an online media collective for women of color. In Spring 2017, she was awarded an Individual Artist Grant from the Houston Arts Alliance and the City of Houston. Jessica holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geography from the University of Texas-Austin.

Ages: 13-17

$245 HCP Members / $295 Regular price

Day 1 - Intro to Photography: How the camera works
Day 2 - Serial and Narrative Photography Objective
Day 3 - Portraiture
Day 4 - The world around me
Day 5 - Sharing your work

Snacks will be provided.

What to Bring:
Camera: Point-and-Shoot or DSLR Recommended
Thumbdrive to save your work

Registration for courses and workshops takes place through HCP's website on a first-come first-serve basis. HCP members receive discount on all of our education events. If this is your first time taking a course or workshop at HCP you will need to create a profile online; make sure to add the camp participant's name at the "student name" field. Registration will be complete upon receipt of the filled student form.

Photography Summer Camp Registration Form

Level Introductory
Course Type Capture, Edit, Process, Present
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