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Topics in Photography: Exploring Photographic Styles – 10 session course with Emily Belz

September 16, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

$325.00 – $375.00
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“Photography is an art of observation. It has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them”—Elliott Erwitt

This class is designed for students who want to explore and experience different types of photographic styles and subjects. Covering topics from landscape to portraiture to still life (and beyond!) students will be given weekly assignments and images will be critiqued in class. Class sessions will also include shooting exercises and lighting demos. Previous photographic experience required.

10 Class sessions; Mondays 9:30am-12:30pm; Limited to 12 students.

Course dates:
September 16, 23
October 7, 21, 28
November 4, 18, 25
December 2, 9



Emily Belz is a photographer and educator based in Cambridge, MA. Her work focuses on domestic still lifes, and reveals a strong affinity for light, space, and color. Belz has exhibited her photographs both regionally and nationally at venues including the Center for Fine Art Photography; the Griffin Museum of Photography; and the Danforth Museum. She was the recipient of a 2014 artist grant from the Cambridge Arts Council, a 2015 Critical Mass Finalist, and was awarded the Manoog Family artist residency in 2018. In 2019 Belz will have solo exhibits at Gallery Kayafas and the Danforth Museum.

Belz holds a BA in photography and art history from Hampshire College (1997), an MA in art and design education from the Rhode Island School of Design (2009), and an MFA from the New Hampshire Institute of Art (2017). She teaches classes and workshops at the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, MA and Lasell College in Newton, MA.

When not making photographs she can be found sailing with her husband and young son, and chasing the light.



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September 16, 2019
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
$325.00 – $375.00
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The Griffin Museum of Photography
67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States

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