Digital technology has allowed for the introduction of many new art forms, just as Leonardo da Vinci once predicted on his blog. Upload a masterpiece with today’s Groupon: for $49, you get a 4-hour introductory photography class from Monte Zucker Photographic Education in Rockville or Washington.
- The Intro to Photography class will take place at the following times:
- Friday, February 10 from 10 a.m. –2 p.m. at VisArts in Rockville
- Friday, February 10 from 6 p.m. –10 p.m. at VisArts in Rockville
- Wednesday, February 15 from 10 a.m. –2 p.m. at Renaissance Downtown Hotel.
- Wednesday, February 15 from 6 p.m. –10 p.m. at Renaissance Downtown Hotel.
- Saturday, February 18 from 2 p.m. –6 p.m. at Renaissance Downtown Hotel.
- Sunday, March 4 from 2 p.m. –6 p.m. at VisArts in Rockville
The visual votaries from Monte Zucker Photographic Education initiate pupils of all skill levels and types of equipment in the art of photography and filmmaking. Four-hour seminars cover the fundamentals of camera work and storytelling through images for owners of any type of camera. Photography workshops venture into the world of digital memory gathering, exploring the way sensors, shutter speeds, composition, and kazoo music can lend different moods to images. Skilled instructors explain aperture, light meters, and flash techniques before students reach the workshop’s finish line, where they receive a certificate.
Monte Zucker Photographic Education
The Intro to Photography class is produced by Monte Zucker Photographic Education (MZPE), which provides quality professional photographic instruction. More than 30,000 enthusiastic students of all levels have attended their photographic tours on three continents over the past seven years to learn how to combine the power of technical expertise and artistic vision to create beautiful photos and films. In addition to offering the tours, MZPE produces instructional books and DVDs, as well as teaching in-depth photo-master classes around the world. The 2002 United Nations Photographer of the Year, celebrated photographer and mentor Monte Zucker once stated, "I don’t photograph the world as it is. I photograph the world as I would like it to be." Continuing on in his memory, current instructor Bob Ray teaches with an entertaining, passionate presentation that focuses on learning immediately in class. The experience provides an aspiring photographer a comprehensive set of tools to reach his or her artistic potential.
“Interesting seminar, well-organized and I feel I absorbed the info. It is a bit of a sales pitch for the sponsors but frankly the seminar was so inexpensive I...”
“Interesting seminar, well-organized and I feel I absorbed the info. It is a bit of a sales pitch for the sponsors but frankly the seminar was so inexpensive I wasn't put off by the sponsors being mentioned repeatedly.”