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Choose Between Two Options
- $75 for a three-hour photography class for one (a $150 value)
- $145 for a three-hour photography class for two (a $300 value)
Professional shutterbug Tara Jones shows groups of six or fewer students how to adjust their camera’s manual settings to achieve a certain aesthetic. She shares expert tips and tricks while discussing fundamental concepts such as f-stops, shutter speeds, and how to prepare images for printing. Classes typically take place on weekend mornings at 10 a.m. in the Sunken Gardens (view schedule. Students should bring a camera with a manual setting option.
Tara Jones takes a picture every day, whether she’s working or not. This passion for aesthetic excellence landed her at the Brooks Institute, and her restless ambition led her to open Flare Productions a year before graduating. In the decade since, Tara has composed stunning shots of the Californian landscape, documented countless weddings, and captured the smiles of subjects lit by both natural light or the natural shine of teeth that’ve mistakenly gnawed on glow sticks.
Tara shares her infectious enthusiasm with the clients she shoots and the students she teaches. During introductory workshops, she elegantly explains how to manipulate manual camera settings to enhance the story woven into every still image. She also takes time to answer any questions that students may have in regard to printing or eating photos.
Santa Barbara Downtown
1100 Anacapa St.
Santa Barbara, California 93101