A light management class to introduce the functions of digital and film cameras. Stop action, show action, depth of focus, metering, limitations of digital and film formats. Contrast ratios 6-9pm May 10 & 11th; June 7 & 8th; or June 28 & 29th
Studies of lens perspectives, filters, on board flashes and studio flashes, tripods, camera bags, hand held and on board meters, motordrives, digital storage facilities. Vibration reduction lenses, macro lenses, and suggested equipment for each type of image. 6-9 p.m. May 24 & 25th; or June 21 & 22nd Tuition $175
Introduction to B&W film processing and printing. Orientation of darkroom equipment, with introduction to Ansel Adams' minimum through clear film printing techniques. Tuition $175.00 COLE/MARR HAS DARKROOMS FOR RENT
Advanced studies in Fine Art Printing, with emphasis on print control. Variable contrast and split contrast printing, paper types, toning for permanence and effects, print evaluation and portfolio review. Tuition $175.00
A Visual language class, this workshop teaches how as humans we relate to visual stimuli.The instructor will teach students how to construct images that will evoke responses from the viewer that the photographer intended. Student's work will be evaluated. 6 - 9pm
Adobe Photoshop introduction class. Covers monitor calibration, basic tools, printer profiles, color corrections, intro to portrait retouching, media storage, and workflow. Photoshop Elements, Lightroom, and CS3/6 programs explored. May 3 & 4th; or June 14 & 15th 6-9pm Tuition $175
Adobe Photoshop intermediate class. Introduction to advanced tools, layers, creative print building, filters, creation of photo composites, portrait retouching, and art of archival ink jet print making. May 17 & 18th 6-9pm
In the Cole/Marr Studios students will create art and commercial product shots that promote creative thinking. Lighting techniques, camera formats, lens perspectives. Students receive hands on instruction. Tuition $175.00
An informative workshop on tracking & photographing wildlife using non-invasive, stalking techniques. All equipment that pertains to wildlife photography will be discussed. Students are invited to attend the in field demos. Tuition $175.00
The Kootenai Valley 3 day Photography Safari. Please Press the Kootenai Workshop icon to explore this wonderful photo workshop. Fri-Sun $495.00pp (double occupancy)
This workshop teaches proper lens choice and camera type for various types of portrait photography. Studio and on board flash systems and effect filters are also covered. Proper business ethics are discussed and hands on demos are performed. Second session each student is allowed studio time to photograph a subject in the Cole/Marr studio. Tuition $175.00
In the old world tradition of apprenticeship, the "Fine Art" workshop is conducted with one instructor per student. Large format cameras, zone system, commercial and art photography are covered. B&W fine art negative developing and printing, portfolio review, 4x5 camera rental and materials included Tuition $2,700.00
An informative workshop on starting and growing a photography business. Fine Art, product, portrait, freelance, stock, architecture, are juist a few of the topics discussed. A tell it like it is, realist approach to the business. . Tuition $375.00
This workshop teaches the student lots of options for mounting, matting and framing archival and non-archival photographs. Demonstrations will provide working knowledge of mat cutting and proper presentation. A frame kit is included. Class size is 1 to 3 students -- our schedule for this workshop is flexible. We will set a date to accommodate you. Call if you would like to register Tuition $175.00
GIFT CERTIFICATES are available! Share the experience of Photography with friends, family, employees ...everyone on your holiday or "special day" list! Give the Gift of Self Expression.
First Thursday Photography Exhibit
New images by local photographer Michelle Halsey. Artist reception 6 - 9pm. Refreshments served
24 HOUR notice must be given to cancel or reschedule a workshop. A "NO SHOW" will incur a $20 reschedule fee. CANCELLATION less than 24 hours will incur a $10.00 reschedule fee. Although we DO NOT GIVE REFUNDS on workshops, you may apply your tuition within 1 year of cancellation, toward any other workshop or service Cole/Marr offers.
TUITION/ENROLL: Payment must be received 7 days prior to workshop start date in order to secure your enrollment in any workshop.