Join our instructor for a series of photography workshops at Evelyn’s Park!
These community-driven workshops focus on photography as a means for creative expression and acquiring basic photography skills. No prior experience is necessary, and all competency levels and camera types are welcome.
Each workshop will begin with a photography lesson at Evelyn’s Park, followed by time to practice the topic of the day, and will conclude with an informal critique.
There is no registration fee, and these workshops are open to teens (16 years and older) and adults
Saturday September 9: Photo walk at Evelyn’s Park
Get the most visual impact from your images by learning the basics of framing and subject placement. All camera types are suitable for this workshop.
Saturday, October 14: Cyanotypes
Use botanic samples to learn the cyanotype process and create beautiful botanical art prints on fine art paper. Nature, science, and fine art intersect in Cyanotype, the oldest photographic printmaking process recognized by its Prussian blue color. Family friendly activity. All supplies provided.
Saturday, November 11: Capturing Holiday Family Portraits
No more awkward family photos! Learn some strategies for how to capture your best family portraits for the holidays. All camera types are suitable for this workshop.
Saturday, December 9: Capturing Holiday Lights
Learn how to photograph holiday lights and create gorgeous family portraits for the holidays. All camera types are suitable for this workshop.
Saturday, January 13: Natural Light Photography
Learn how to recognize and work with characteristics of natural light to create stunning images outdoors. All camera types are suitable for this workshop.
Saturday, February 10: Candid Family Photographs
Photograph your kids and family in a casual way that no outsider could achieve! Those candid moments when they are doing nothing, or at play. All camera types are suitable for this workshop.
Saturday, March 9: Macro Photography
Discover hidden worlds and unseen details of Evelyn Park. We will talk about equipment and methods for shooting macro photography. All camera types are suitable. A tripod and macro lens are useful but not required.
Saturday, April 13: Abstract Photography:
Let’s break away from representational imagery and practice abstract photography. All camera types are suitable for this workshop. Bring a macro or zoom lens if available.
Saturday, May 11: Mixed Media:
Unleash your creativity and transform your photographs to a whole new level using layering and mixed media techniques – collage, paint, image transfer. Family friendly activity. All supplies provided.
Saturday, June 8: Using Aperture Priority Mode and Shutter Priority Mode
Learn how to move past Auto Mode and have greater creative control over your photographs. This workshop will cover the how and why of using aperture and shutter priority modes. A camera with manual settings is best suited for this workshop.
Saturday, July 13: Understanding Color
Let’s consider the following questions: What is the relationship between light, exposure, and color? How does color affect composition? How does color convey certain moods? All camera types are suitable for this workshop.
Saturday, August 10: Black and White Photography
Learn how to spot subjects and scenes with the most potential for black and white imagery while identifying visual elements such as tone, texture, shape, and contrast. All camera types are suitable for this workshop.
Meet at Trevilion on Bellaire boulevard.
9am – 11am, every second Saturday of the month
Please contact our Access and Community Education Associate (ACE) by e-mail below.
For cancellations, please check back on this page.