Photo 101: Portrait Tips
January 24, 2024


01/25/24 @ 6:00pm –
01/25/24 @ 7:45pm

Training Room

Mammen Family Public Library

Registration Required

Registration for this event is required.


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Age Guidelines

Successful library programs are designed with age in mind. Please note this program’s age guidelines will be enforced for all active participants.

Photo Permission

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Registration is required.

Explore this lecture series on how to use your new device or DSLR camera to take photos. Each lecture will be based on different basic photography principles as well as technical applications and will include hands-on experience. Each session will also include information relevant to taking photos with smartphones. Attend one or all. Bring your own camera or smartphone to the class or practice with one of the library’s cameras.

In this session, we’ll be learning portrait tips, including discussion on framing and focus.

Below is the schedule for this four-part series. Attendees should register for each individual session they plan on attending.

Wednesday, January 10th from 3:00pm-4:45pm – Lenses and Body
Thursday, January 25th from 6:00pm-7:45pm – Portrait Tips
Wednesday, February 7th from 3:00pm-4:45pm – Nature Scapes
Thursday, February 22nd from 6:00pm-7:45pm – Editing Software