GCCA:  Beginner DSLR Photography Class Fall 2019
Sep
19
to Oct 24

GCCA: Beginner DSLR Photography Class Fall 2019

  

PHOTOGRAPHY:  Beginning DSLR Photography

Instructor: Joann Benzinger

6 weeks / Fall Session

Thursdays 9:30AM - 12:30PM

Join me at Greenville Center for Creative Arts in Greenville SC for this 6 week class where we will abandon the presets in our cameras and learn to control the manual settings.  The class will cover the menus and options found on most DSLR cameras and how to manually change different options to effect the resulting image.  Students will experiment using different apertures, shutter speeds, ISOs and white balances. They will learn when to use those settings to their best advantage as well as practice making strong compositions with the camera.  Please be prepared for going outside when weather permits as we explore the Greenville area and experiment.



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Spartanburg Art Museum:  Beginner DSLR Photography Class Fall 2019
Oct
22
to Nov 26

Spartanburg Art Museum: Beginner DSLR Photography Class Fall 2019

  

PHOTOGRAPHY:  Beginning DSLR Photography

Instructor: Joann Benzinger

6 weeks / Fall Session

Tuesdays 9:30AM - 12:30PM

Join me at the Spartanburg Art Museum in Spartanburg, SC for this 6 week class where we will abandon the presets in our cameras and learn to control the manual settings.  The class will cover the menus and options found on most DSLR cameras and how to manually change different options to effect the resulting image.  Students will experiment using different apertures, shutter speeds, ISOs and white balances. They will learn when to use those settings to their best advantage as well as practice making strong compositions with the camera.  Please be prepared for going outside when weather permits as we explore the Greenville area and experiment.



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Copy of iPhonography III - More than the Capture “Baking ‘em”
Aug
13
9:00 AM09:00

Copy of iPhonography III - More than the Capture “Baking ‘em”

iPhonography III - More than the Capture “Baking ‘em”

Emphasis on editing and wringing the emotion from your photos

Tuesday, August 13th 9:00 - 1:00

$45 per session - 3 person minimum to run the class

For anyone who wants to squeeze the most from the camera they carry around every day… It’s not finished just because you hit the shutter release - editing your photos is part of photography.  In this class you will learn what to look for in your photos, how to make basic corrections, and how to go beyond the basic using the tools native to your phone as well as third-party apps that will set your photos apart from the crowd.  Let’s get Creative and see how far we can push this thing! 

This class will be primarily class-room based. If you have an iPad as well as iPhone, feel free to bring it for editing as many apps will work on both devices.

https://www.eventbrite.com/o/joann-benzinger-16647493397

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iPhonography Workshop II - More than the Capture “Taking ‘em”
Aug
6
9:00 AM09:00

iPhonography Workshop II - More than the Capture “Taking ‘em”

iPhonography Workshop II - More than the Capture “Taking ‘em”

 Tuesday August 6th  9:00 - 1:00

Emphasis on composing and taking the photograph using the tools native to your iPhone and introducing third-party apps that will expand the capability of your phone camera beyond point-and-shoot.  

$45 per session - 2 person minimum to run the class

For anyone who wants to squeeze the most from the camera they carry around every day… This class will push you beyond the simple point-and-shoot mentality.  We will explore a variety of third-party apps that push the limits of your creativity and expand your camera’s capabilities.  Let’s get Creative and see how far we can push this thing! 

While much of this class will take place in the Wild Hare Class Room, be prepared to venture outside to put some of what you learn into practice.  Dress appropriately for the weather and wear comfortable shoes

To register please click the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/iphonography-workshop-ii-more-than-the-capture-taking-em-tickets-63703405601

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iPhonography Workshop: Basics to Intermediate
Jul
30
9:00 AM09:00

iPhonography Workshop: Basics to Intermediate

iPhonography: Basics to Intermediate 

Tuesday, July 30th ~ 9:00 - 1:00 ~ Wild Hare Gallery in Travelers Rest

$45 - 3 person minimum to run class

This 4 hour workshop covers the “must know iPhone photography essentials”.  We will go through all the iPhone menus, learn basic maintenance for this handy and powerful camera, how to use the in-phone tools to their best advantage and push ourselves beyond the basics to achieve a comfort level that gets us the results we want.  We’ll also cover some of the optional accessories you might enjoy and where to get them.

While most of this class will take place in the Wild Hare Class Room, be prepared to venture outside to put some of what you learn into practice.  Dress appropriately for the weather and wear comfortable shoes.

This class is a great introduction to my advanced classes “Takin’ ‘Em” and “Bakin’ ‘Em” - watch for those in August!

For more information contact me at 864-630-1423 or jojo925@icloud.com

See you there!

Joann

To reserve your spot click (or copy/paste) the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/o/joann-benzinger-16647493397



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Night of Wonders “pop-up” shop at Spartanburg Art Museum
Jul
26
7:00 PM19:00

Night of Wonders “pop-up” shop at Spartanburg Art Museum

On July 26 from 7-10pm, Spartanburg Art Museum is hosting a one-night-only “art party”, an event inspired by our current exhibition A Gallery of One’s Own. Night of Wonders 2019 is a summer spectacle of comedic entertainment by Sparkle City Improv, a curated pop-up shop, a costume contest, ice cream bar, specialty cocktail, and more!

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Photographic Image Transfers Workshop
Jul
16
9:00 AM09:00

Photographic Image Transfers Workshop

A workshop at Wild Hare Gallery in Travelers Rest.

 In this 4 hour workshop we will experiment with two styles of transferring photos to non-standard surfaces.  Both processes use photos printed on sheets of transparency that can be transferred to a variety of surfaces.  Sample images, transfer mediums, transfer surfaces including one 4” wood panel per student are supplied by instructor.  Please contact Joann at jojo925@icloud.com or 864-630-1423 for more information or if you would like to be able to print your own images to transfer before the class.

3 person minimum to run class.

https://www.eventbrite.com/o/joann-benzinger-16647493397

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iPhonography III - More than the Capture “Baking ‘em”
Jun
18
9:00 AM09:00

iPhonography III - More than the Capture “Baking ‘em”

iPhonography III - More than the Capture “Baking ‘em”

Emphasis on editing and wringing the emotion from your photos

Tuesday, June 18th

$40 per session - 2 person minimum to run the class

For anyone who wants to squeeze the most from the camera they carry around every day… This two-part class will push you beyond the simple point-and-shoot mentality.  We will explore a variety of third-party apps that push the limits of your creativity and expand your camera’s capabilities.  Let’s get Creative and see how far we can push this thing! 

While much of this class will take place in the Wild Hare Class Room, be prepared to venture outside to put some of what you learn into practice.  Dress appropriately for the weather and wear comfortable shoes

To reserve your spot click the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/publish?crumb=43cd99d9eece0c&eid=60851471389

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iPhonography II - More than the Capture “Taking ‘em”
Jun
11
9:00 AM09:00

iPhonography II - More than the Capture “Taking ‘em”

iPhonography II - More than the Capture “Taking ‘em”

 Tuesday June 11th. 9:00 - Noon

Emphasis on composing and taking the photograph

$40 per session - 2 person minimum to run the class

For anyone who wants to squeeze the most from the camera they carry around every day… This two-part class will push you beyond the simple point-and-shoot mentality.  We will explore a variety of third-party apps that push the limits of your creativity and expand your camera’s capabilities.  Let’s get Creative and see how far we can push this thing! 

While much of this class will take place in the Wild Hare Class Room, be prepared to venture outside to put some of what you learn into practice.  Dress appropriately for the weather and wear comfortable shoes

To reserve you spot click the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/publish?crumb=43cd99d9eece0c&eid=60851240699

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iPhonography: Basics to Intermediate
Jun
4
9:00 AM09:00

iPhonography: Basics to Intermediate

iPhonography: Basics to Intermediate 

Tuesday, June 4th ~ 9:00 - Noon ~ Wild Hare Gallery in Travelers Rest

$40 - 2 person minimum to run class

This 3 hour “quickie class” covers the “must know iPhone photography essentials”.  We will go through all the iPhone menus, learn basic maintenance for this handy and powerful camera, how to use the in-phone tools to their best advantage and push ourselves beyond the basics to achieve a comfort level that gets us the results we want.  We’ll also cover some of the optional accessories you might enjoy and where to get them.

While most of this class will take place in the Wild Hare Class Room, be prepared to venture outside to put some of what you learn into practice.  Dress appropriately for the weather and wear comfortable shoes.

To reserve your spot click the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/publish?crumb=43cd99d9eece0c&eid=60851069186



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Photography: Basic Photo Editing
Apr
18
to May 23

Photography: Basic Photo Editing

Medium: Photography

Basic Photo Editing

Instructor: Joann Benzinger

6 Week Class starting April 18 (Spring Session)   

Thursdays, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Instruction Level: Beginner - Intermediate

Tuition: $249 / $229 Members

Breathe life into your photos and never again hear yourself say “I guess you had to be there – it was so much better in real life.”  Giving your photos that extra little zing is usually pretty easy and you don’t necessarily need to spend a fortune on software. This class will teach you the basics of photo editing that are common to all editing software.  You will learn what to look for, how to correct color and how to “pop” your photos. It will introduce you to several software options available and get you started on a path that I hope will bring you great satisfaction.

https://www.artcentergreenville.org/fullclasslisting/

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Photography: Beyond the Basics
Feb
28
to Apr 4

Photography: Beyond the Basics

Medium: Photography

Photography: Beyond Basics

Instructor: Joann Benzinger

6 Week Class starting February 28 (Winter Session II)  

Thursdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Instruction Level: Beginner - Intermediate

Tuition: $249 / $229 Members

Whether you shoot in manual or automatic modes, use a DSLR or a smartphone, this class will take you beyond the basics of photography.  Start by going on a theme-based photographic treasure hunt to shake you out of any creative rut and help you pre-visualize your photos. You will have opportunity to use and improve your photographic skills as we explore the Greenville area with our cameras.  Learn some basic editing techniques that will turn a 'nice' photo into something stunning. Skill level - beginner to intermediate. Students should have a basic understanding of their camera equipment and computer skills.

https://www.artcentergreenville.org/fullclasslisting/

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Photography: Basic Editing
Feb
5
to Feb 26

Photography: Basic Editing


tuesdays | 2.5 - 2.26.2019 | 9:30am - 12:30pm | 4 weeks

INSTRUCTOR: Joann Benzinger

 

Ever looked at your photos and said “I guess you had to be there, it was
better in real life”? Good news—you can achieve that WOW factor in your
photos with some basic photo editing skills! Learn the basics of common
editing software—just bring a laptop and some digital photos!

To register follow this link

https://www.spartanburgartmuseum.org/product-page/photo-editing-basics-tuesdays-9-30am-12-30pm-with-joann-benzinger

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Workshop: If not Photoshop, Then What?
Jan
31
3:00 PM15:00

Workshop: If not Photoshop, Then What?

Medium: Photography

If not Photoshop, then What?

Instructor: Joann Benzinger

1 Day Workshop: Thursday, January 31, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Instruction Level:  All skill levels, adults

Tuition: $75

It's not just a Photoshop world anymore - there are endless options available for editing your photos. In this workshop students will explore a variety of alternative desktop/laptop programs available to edit photos. Students should have a working knowledge of their computer system and bring a laptop to the workshop.

to sign up click this link:

https://www.artcentergreenville.org/fullclasslisting/

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Beginner DSLR Photography Class Fall 2018
Sep
13
to Oct 18

Beginner DSLR Photography Class Fall 2018

  

PHOTOGRAPHY:  Beginning DSLR Photography

Instructor: Joann Benzinger

6 weeks / Fall Session

Thursdays 9:30AM - 12:30PM

In this 6 week class you will learn to manage your DSLR camera instead of allowing it to manage you.  The class will cover the menus and options found on most DSLR cameras and how to manually change different options to effect the resulting image.  Students will experiment using different apertures and shutter speeds as well as different ISOs and white balances.  The class will also discuss creating a strong composition with the camera.  Please be prepared for going outside when weather permits to experiment.

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Alternative Photographic Procsses: Image Transfers
Jul
31
to Aug 21

Alternative Photographic Procsses: Image Transfers

Alternative Photographic Processes: Image Transfers

4 weeks starting on Tuesday July 31 9:30 - 12:30

Spartanburg Art Museum

Traditional photographic processes typically include developing/processing your photograph and then making a final print to be matted and framed. Alternative processes make your photographs one-of-a-kind works of art by using non-typical materials that yield a unique result every time, even if the same process is followed. We will experiment with gloss and satin mediums, a toaster oven,  laser jet prints and a special transparency film and solution that lifts the image off the transparency and releases it on an alternative surface.  All materials included in class fee.

To sign up click the link below:

https://www.spartanburgartmuseum.org/product-page/photographic-image-transfers-tuesdays-9-30am-12-30pm-with-joann-benzinger

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The Art of iPhonoraphy Photography Workshop
Jul
18
to Jul 19

The Art of iPhonoraphy Photography Workshop

PHOTOGRAPHY:  Explore the Art of i Phone Photography

Instructor:  Joann Benzinger

2 Day Workshop

Wednesday and Thursday, July 18, 19 / 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Today, because most of us are always within a few feet of our cell phones, we rarely leave the house without a camera that is not only handy, but amazingly powerful.  This workshop will help you become proficient in the basic functions of the i phone camera while expanding your skill as a photographer.  Exploring and applying the fundamentals of art, and through the use of a few third party aps, you will quickly see the possibilities waiting for you with a camera that is always readily available.

Register Here:

http://www.artcentergreenville.org/artclasses-fine-arts-center-greenville/

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Beginner DSLR Photography Class Spring 2018
Mar
27
to May 8

Beginner DSLR Photography Class Spring 2018

  

PHOTOGRAPHY:  Beginning DSLR Photography

Instructor: Joann Benzinger

6 weeks / Spring Session

Tuesdays 9:30AM - 12:30PM

In this 6 week class you will learn to manage your DSLR camera instead of allowing it to manage you.  The class will cover the menus and options found on most DSLR cameras and how to manually change different options to effect the resulting image.  Students will experiment using different apertures and shutter speeds as well as different ISOs and white balances.  The class will also discuss creating a strong composition with the camera.  Please be prepared for going outside when weather permits to experiment.

 

https://www.spartanburgartmuseum.org/adultclasses

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Oct
21
10:00 AM10:00

Art Festival - Art on the Trail

ARTISTS MARKET @ ART ON THE TRAIL
Saturday, Oct 21, 10am - 4pm
Art on the Trail ( AOTT), is a creative gathering of local and regional visual and performing artists designed to immerse the senses in art and arouse the inner artists in all of us. Join us as we celebrate our 5th year with an amazing Art Market and a series of performances, literary art presentations, children's art activities and so much more.

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Alternative Photographic Procsses: Image Transfers
May
24
9:00 AM09:00

Alternative Photographic Procsses: Image Transfers

Alternative Photographic Processes: Image Transfer II

Starting on Saturday, March 4, 2017

 

Traditional photographic processes typically include developing/processing your photograph and then making a final print to be matted and framed. Alternative processes make your photographs one-of-a-kind works of art by using non-typical materials that yield a unique result every time, even if the same process is followed. In In the Image Transfer II Workshop, experiment with gel medium and laser jet prints and a special transparency film and solution that lifts the image off the transparency and releases it on an alternative surface.  All materials included in class fee.

To sign up click the link below:

http://www.artcentergreenville.org/artclasses-fine-arts-center-greenville/

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Art Festival - Saluda Arts Festival
May
20
10:00 AM10:00

Art Festival - Saluda Arts Festival

Cultivating and promoting its heritage in the arts, the Saluda Business Association invites you to enter your work in the 14th annual Saluda Arts Festival scheduled for May 20, 2017. Showcasing fine arts and crafts from local and regional artists, the Saluda Arts Festival draws thousands of spring tourists visiting Western North Carolina.

http://www.saluda.com/events_artfestival.php

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