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In Focus: Summer Photography Camp

© Laura Burlton


Houston Center for Photography is proud to introduce our first-ever Online Summer Camps for rising upper elementary and middle school students (incoming 5th-8th graders). Join us to be inspired, develop your photography skills, and build confidence through making. Have fun learning how to use your digital camera to compose great photographs while viewing your environment from new perspectives. Discover the history and science of cameras while creating pinhole cameras and cyanotypes out in the sun. Explore the genres of portraiture and landscape while learning different lighting techniques. No prior experience is needed. This online camp will include daily lessons, and check-ins with your class and instructor at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm via our online learning platform. In addition to those meetings, students will be provided with exclusive videos and worksheets to help students work on photography projects from home.

See the available camp sessions below.


Registration & Fees: $245
Members Enjoy 20% Off Tuition

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SESSION 1 Monday, June 15th–Friday, June 19th



SESSION 2 Monday, June 22nd–Friday, June 26th



SESSION 3 Monday, July 6th–Friday, July 10th



SESSION 4 Monday, July 13th–Friday, July 17th



SESSION 5 Monday, July 20th–Friday, July 24th



SESSION 6 Monday, July 27th–Friday, July 31st



SESSION 7 Monday, August 3rd–Friday, August 7th




  • One-week sessions
  • Monday through Friday


  • 10:00-11:00 am (Online Class)
  • 11:00 am-2:00 pm (Independent work on Projects)
  • 2:00-3:00 pm (Online Class)

Material Requirements:

  • Access to a computer with an internet connection
  • Digital Camera with ‘Manual’ Mode or Smartphone Camera


  • $245 per session
  • Membership discounts apply


  • Should a session become sold out, you may contact education@hcponline.org to be placed on a waiting list