Previous Viewpoint Workshops

Workshop Date & Time

Viewpoint Summer Movie Series #2

THE IMPASSIONED EYE: Henri Cartier-Bresson
72 Minutes

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Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018 7:00 pm

How to Prepare a Proposal for Exhibition at Viewpoint

Exhibiting your photography at an established gallery is a deeply affirming and inspiring process. It can also be very time consuming and stressful. In our new Viewpoint workshop, we hope to demystify the online application process so that you may see the possibilities and opportunities within your community as well as at Viewpoint.

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Saturday, Jul 14, 2018 10:00 am

Introduction to Lightroom, with emphasis on the Library Module

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Saturday, Jul 7, 2018 9:00 am

Viewpoint Summer Movie Series #1

CHASED BY THE LIGHT: A Photographic Journey with Jim Brandenburg
60 Minutes

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Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018 7:00 pm

Expanding your Creativity with Time and Motion Techniques

Today’s outdoor photographer has many options for expanding creativity beyond that of a simple exposure.

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Saturday, Jun 16, 2018 9:00 am

Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park and North Bloomfield Ghost Town

After two years working with the rangers and park association at Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park / North Bloomfield, Jo Ann & George Aiello are bringing this exciting and rare workshop to Viewpoint.

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Saturday, Jun 2, 2018 9:00 am

Mounting, Matting, and Framing Photographs, with Gene Kennedy

The Photograph + the Mat + the Frame = An introduction to the presentation of photographs through matting and framing.

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Sunday, May 27, 2018 9:00 am

On1 Photo Raw Artistry Part 2: Beyond the Basics

This workshop is Part 2 in Viewpoint's new and innovative "On1 Photo Raw Artistry Workshop Series". You do not need to have attended Part 1. In this workshop we will cover all of the amazing features of On1 Photo Raw 2018 in detail, but with a focus on achieving your personal artistic vision. In addition, attendees will be registered in the upcoming online version containing videos, more examples, and instructor follow-up.

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Sunday, May 20, 2018 9:00 am

Light, Composition and Color: How to Best Improve Your Outdoor Images

Learn how Lewis Kemper—a well-known nature photographer—applies the techniques of light, composition, and color to make his images (and ultimately your images) unique and recognizable.

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Saturday, May 12, 2018 9:00 am

Introduction to Drone Photography

The workshop includes a morning classroom session and shooting actual images and footage in the afternoon.

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Saturday, Apr 21, 2018 9:00 am

SHARPER FOCUS SERIES WORKSHOP: Portfolio Review

Part Two of: A Hands-On Approach from a Publisher's Perspective with Michael Itkoff of Daylight Books.

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Sunday, Apr 15, 2018 11:30 am

SHARPER FOCUS SERIES LECTURE: Portfolio Publishing

Part One of: A Hands-On Approach from a Publisher's Perspective with Michael Itkoff of Daylight Books.

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Sunday, Apr 15, 2018 10:00 am

Introduction to Night Photography

This workshop is for people who would like to learn how to make proper exposures (either film or digital) after dark, both by the light of the moon and by existing artificial light.

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Sunday, Apr 8, 2018 7:00 pm

Studio Lighting: Hands-On Approach

Join David L. Robertson and Dennis McCoy to learn the secrets of portrait lighting and working with models.

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Sunday, Apr 8, 2018 8:00 am

A History of Night Photography

Tim Baskerville, Director of The Nocturnes, brings new light on some of the seldom seen innovators/pioneers of the genre—as well as current practitioners of Night Photography in the digital era.

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Saturday, Apr 7, 2018 2:00 pm

iPhoneography - Tips and Tricks

Learn to use the camera that is always with you! William "Bill" Miller will introduce you to the challenges and opportunities of capturing and using images on your photo capable cell phone.

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Saturday, Mar 24, 2018 9:00 am

Digital Fine Art Printing

By the end of this workshop, you should be comfortable in printing your own images and understanding why certain choices need to be made in order to have the image on your monitor match the print.

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Saturday, Mar 17, 2018 9:00 am

Nature Photography Workshop: Effie Yeaw Nature Center and Nature Study Area

Join internationally recognized nature photographer, Lewis Kemper, for this two-part Nature Photography Workshop at the beautiful Effie Yeaw Nature Center and Nature Study Area. The Effie Yeaw Nature Center is a 100-acre nature preserve featuring interpretive trails that meander through the riparian woodlands along the American River. Besides beautiful views of the river and oak forest, we will have the opportunity to photograph deer, coyotes, raptors, waterfowl and wild turkeys.

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Friday, Mar 16, 2018 7:00 pm

Creating Realistic HDR Images

Lewis Kemper presents a workshop illustrating the various and exciting ways for you to utilize High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography.

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Sunday, Mar 11, 2018 9:00 am

Introduction to Macro Photography

Discover tips, techniques and equipment used for successful macro photography and then practice your newfound skills in class.

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Saturday, Mar 3, 2018 9:00 am

Henry Paine's Unique Digital B&W Printmaking Techniques

This workshop will demonstrate Henry Paine’s methods of producing black and white images using only Adobe Camera Raw and Photoshop.

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Sunday, Feb 25, 2018 9:00 am

Processing Images in Lightroom Classic

This workshop will discuss all of the tools available in the Develop module of Lightroom Classic to improve the original digital capture.

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Sunday, Feb 18, 2018 9:00 am

Time-Lapse Photography

This soup-to-nuts full-day workshop will cover everything required to get you started making time-lapse photographs. In addition to the classroom portion, you will photograph your own traffic time-lapse and create your own time-lapse video by the end of the day.

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Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 9:00 am

In-Field Delta Bird Photography - Tour Group 1 - February 10, 2018

Join Bill Miller on a guided and chauffeured tour of his favorite bird photography locations in the Delta.

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Saturday, Feb 10, 2018 6:00 am

Introduction to Street Photography

Learn the nuances of Street Photography with John Hernandez.

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Sunday, Jan 28, 2018 9:00 am

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Thank you to our sponsors!


Kenneth Meyers, Robert W. Baird & Co.
Platinum Sponsor

 

Viewpoint Photographic Art Center is the proud recipient of a SMAC Cultural Arts Award grant.




Individual Sponsorships
(Luminance Level & Above)

Diane Tempest

J.B. Jones


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