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Teen Workshop: Storytelling Through Portrait Photography with Meghan Ireland for ages 13 – 17

August 15, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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In this workshop, geared toward teens aged 13 – 17, discover how to create and compose striking portraits, work with natural light and shadow, and tell a compelling story through your photos. Learn the fundamentals of lighting, how lighting impacts composition and the approach to creating strong frames for your photographs. Explore art direction with colors, props and locations to infuse story, self and symbolism into your work.  The use of any camera that reflects your voice is encouraged — equipment may include SLR’s, DSLR’s, point & shoot cameras, instant film or phones.

On the final day, families are invited in the evening for a presentation of the student’s images plus a reception on the terrace!


Dates:           Monday – Thursday Aug 15 – 18

Times:          9:00  am – 12 pm EST plus artist’s reception on Aug 18  6 – 8 pm

 Location:     Griffin Museum of Photography (In Person)

Level:          Beginner

 Participants:  maximum: 10

Course Cost: $245 members / $295 non-members (the non-member tuition comes with a year regular membership to the museum)



About the Instructor:

image of Meghan IrelandMeghan Ireland is a professional, New England-based editorial, fine art and documentary photographer. Her images are a collection of instinctual moments in her life, personal moments that deal with themes related to nostalgia, identity, and an often romanticized look at history and culture.


Meghan graduated from New England School of Photography in 2010, and has since had her work exhibited in local galleries and featured in juried exhibitions around the country.  Her photographs have been published in Boston Magazine, Boston Weddings,  Aint-Bad Magazine, C 41 Magazine, Eater Boston, The Food Lens and Anti-Bride Magazine.


Meghan is a native of New Hampshire currently living in Massachusetts.


e          meghanireland.photo@gmail.com

ig         @meghan_ireland


featured image copyright Meghan Ireland 2020


August 15, 2022
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The Griffin Museum of Photography
67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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