Picture This

Picture This is a photography project in three parts.

With the help of professional photographer Jacques Gaines, the Morrin Centre offers a series of five photography workshops. Each workshop, held on a Tuesday evening, will present a different aspect of photography, from framing to photo-editing.

Two discussions will also be held throughout the project, where the Morrin Centre invites participants to share some old and new photos and the story behind each of them.

The project will wrap up with a temporary photo exhibit gathering both old and new pictures from the project participants and the Morrin Centre archives.

Photography Fundamentals – October 11, 2022, 6:30 p.m.

In this workshop, Gaines will be introducing participants to the fundamentals of photography.

Register here!

 

Participants may either audit the workshop (attend just to watch) or bring the following items to actively participate in the exercises:

  • A camera. Whether a $100 camera or a $5000 camera, we do not care. Anything goes! It can even be your phone, though it should then be a fairly recent phone.
  • The picture you are most proud of. It can be a digital copy or a print. (You do not have to show it to the class).

In addition to that, please:

  • Dress for the weather outside. After the workshop, for those willing, the teacher will sometimes do a small photo walk if we have the time.
  • Make sure you have eaten before coming. It’s not fun having a student in a bad mood!

Photography Composition – October 25, 2022, 6:30 p.m.

In this workshop, Gaines will discuss the secrets behind photography composition.

Register here!

 

Participants may either audit the workshop (attend just to watch) or bring the following items to actively participate in the exercises:

  • A camera. Whether a $100 camera or a $5000 camera, we do not care. Anything goes! It can even be your phone, though it should then be a fairly recent phone.
  • The picture you are most proud of. It can be a digital copy or a print. (You do not have to show it to the class).

In addition to that, please:

  • Dress for the weather outside. After the workshop, for those willing, the teacher will sometimes do a small photo walk if we have the time.
  • Make sure you have eaten before coming. It’s not fun having a student in a bad mood!

Computer Photo-Editing – The Essentials – November 16, 2022, 6:30 p.m.

In this workshop, Gaines will introduce the basics of computer photo-editing. We will use the free software Photopea.

Register here!

 

Participants may either audit the workshop (attend just to watch) or bring the following items to actively participate in the exercises:

  • A camera. Whether a $100 camera or a $5000 camera, we do not care. Anything goes! It can even be your phone, though it should then be a fairly recent phone.
  • The picture you are most proud of. It can be a digital copy or a print. (You do not have to show it to the class).
  • A laptop. You will need it to access the photo-editing software. We will give you the wifi password during the workshop.
  • Several digital copies of photos you would like to edit. It’s harder to practice editing if you have nothing to edit!

In addition to that, please:

  • Dress for the weather outside. After the workshop, for those willing, the teacher will sometimes do a small photo walk if we have the time.
  • Make sure you have eaten before coming. It’s not fun having a student in a bad mood!

Computer Photo-Editing – Fun Techniques – November 22, 2022, 6:30 p.m.

In this workshop, Gaines will go more in depth on the topic of computer photo-editing, presenting fun techniques to try on your photographs. We will use the free software Photopea.

Register here!

 

Participants may either audit the workshop (attend just to watch) or bring the following items to actively participate in the exercises:

  • A camera. Whether a $100 camera or a $5000 camera, we do not care. Anything goes! It can even be your phone, though it should then be a fairly recent phone.
  • The picture you are most proud of. It can be a digital copy or a print. (You do not have to show it to the class).
  • A laptop. You will need it to access the photo-editing software. We will give you the wifi password during the workshop.
  • Several digital copies of photos you would like to edit. It’s harder to practice editing if you have nothing to edit!

In addition to that, please:

  • Dress for the weather outside. After the workshop, for those willing, the teacher will sometimes do a small photo walk if we have the time.
  • Make sure you have eaten before coming. It’s not fun having a student in a bad mood!

Photography – Finding Your Style – December 6, 2022, 6:30 p.m.

In this workshop, Gaines will discuss the place of the photographer behind the camera.

Register here!

 

Participants may either audit the workshop (attend just to watch) or bring the following items to actively participate in the exercises:

  • A camera. Whether a $100 camera or a $5000 camera, we do not care. Anything goes! It can even be your phone, though it should then be a fairly recent phone.
  • The picture you are most proud of. It can be a digital copy or a print. (You do not have to show it to the class).

In addition to that, please:

  • Dress for the weather outside. After the workshop, for those willing, the teacher will sometimes do a small photo walk if we have the time.
  • Make sure you have eaten before coming. It’s not fun having a student in a bad mood!