Youth Portrait Workshop (Ages 14+)

Description: Learn the reasoning behind the ‘why’ of a portrait and the ‘how’ to create it. Through demonstration and practice students will learn how to work with available light for portraiture, how to connect with sitters, and how locations and surroundings help reveal more about a person. They will also use Newspace’s lighting studio to explore how to use various light sources to draw with light and make portraits.

Prerequisites: All levels welcome. Students should bring their own DSLR camera or call Newspace to inquire about renting a digital camera. All other supplies provided.

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Youth Digital Visual Storytelling Camp (Ages 14+)

©Carl Sweets

©Carl Sweets

Description: This course explores key elements students must know to tell compelling visual stories. Students will learn the necessary skills to control their digital cameras and explore tuning their awareness of light and how to sequence photographs so the visual story has emotional impact. All students will bring home digital prints of their work! No photographic experience needed!

Prerequisites: All levels welcome. Students should bring their own DSLR camera or call Newspace to inquire about renting a digital camera. All other supplies provided.

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Youth iPhone Workshop (Ages 11+)

© Susan Bein

Description:  Take your iPhone photographs to a whole new level with this introduction to accessories, apps, and more. Make slide shows and animations to share with friends and learn how to do things previously only possible in Photoshop—right on your iPhone! All levels welcome.

Prerequisites: Students must have an iPhone.

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Youth Film and Darkroom Camp

Description: In this week long camp youth will be introduced to the world of hands-on photography. Students will learn how to control their film cameras to make correct exposures for different lighting situations. They will learn to develop their own B&W film and use Newspace’s darkroom to print their negatives onto photographic paper. They will also investigate creative techniques–learning how to invest in their own ideas. Students will bring home B&W photographs! No photographic experience is needed.

Prerequisites: All levels welcome. Students should bring their own SLR film camera or call to inquire about renting a film camera. All other supplies provided by Newspace.

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Youth Digital Photography and Imaging Camp

Description: Designed as an introduction to digital photography, this class gives students the necessary skills to control their digital cameras to achieve perfect exposures. Students will have the opportunity to make a variety of digital images on a walking field trip to nearby landmarks and parks. They will use Newspace’s lighting studio to explore how to use various light sources to draw with light and make portraits. They will also investigate creative techniques–learning how to invest in their own ideas. All students will bring home digital prints of their work! No photographic experience needed!

Prerequisites: All levels welcome. Students should bring their own DSLR camera or call Newspace to inquire about renting a digital camera. All other supplies provided.

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Youth: Build your own Pinhole Camera (Ages 10-13)

©Pete Gomena

Description: In this two-day class students will learn the basics of pinhole photography. Students will build their own cameras! Using their cameras, they will make photographs outside with direct positive paper, and develop their images in Newspace’s darkroom. A great opportunity for young people to learn about optics and capture images with a camera that they made! No photographic experience is needed.

 

Prerequisites: All levels welcome. All supplies provided by Newspace.

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*Girls to the Front Workshop

Description: A safe space for creative conversation with teenage girls. Monthly hands-on workshop focused on using interdisciplinary artmaking for girls empowerment. Explore new methods in visual art, storytelling, and building creative community. Each workshop will feature a visiting artist who will facilitate an activity or project during the class. No experience required. All girl-identified teens aged 13-18 welcome.

Please register here to sign-up for this workshop!

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One-on-One Private Training

©Shawn RecordsNewspace offers customized, One-on-One Private Training for students interested in tailoring their photographic education to their personal needs. Please use the form below to request training. These sessions can happen at our facility or the instructor can come to you. Training sessions are personalized for each student and can focus on a variety of hands-on topics including:

  • DSLR or SLR camera operation
  • Shooting video with a DSLR
  • iPhone Photography
  • Film development
  • Darkroom printing techniques
  • Photoshop or Lightroom software
  • Film scanning
  • Digital printing
  • Lighting
  • Composition methods and creative techniques

$90/hour
or have a friend join you for a training and split the cost:
$45/hour each

*Initial trainings are required to be scheduled for a two hour minimum. Faculty are more likely to be available for dates that are at least two weeks out.

If the private training is off-site, more than 8 miles away, a $.575 per mile travel fee is added to the cost of the class to compensate the instructor for time, gas, and mileage. (if needed additional  materials and modeling fees may apply)

To start the private training process, simply fill out the survey below.

ONE-ON-ONE TRAINING POLICIES 

• Payment in full is required at time of registration.

• Private training is limited to one or two person classes.

• Newspace cannot be responsible for cancellations due to illness or events beyond our control.

• You must cancel at least five days in advance of your schedule class date to receive a refund, minus a $10 transaction fee.

• If a class or training is cancelled by Newspace, you will receive a full refund.

• If private training is off-site more than 8 miles away, a travel fee of $.575 per miles is added to the cost of the class to compensate instructor for time, gas, and mileage.

• Newspace reserves the right to change these policies at any time.

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Mentorship Program

AdviceMentorship offers a unique opportunity to work one-on-one with a professional artist and educator to further your personal photographic vision and goals. Whether you are interested in working towards an exhibition of your work, publishing a book, preparing for a Masters of Fine Arts degree, or starting your own photography business, a mentorship may be an invaluable tool in helping to realize your goals.

*Six Months Duration | Eight – 2 hour sessions | $1400 

*This includes 5 hours in the community darkroom, private darkroom, or digital scan and print lab (lighting studio not included), 15% discount on lighting studio rental.

To start the mentorship process, please fill out the survey below.
Please consider in your mentorship timeline, that it may take a few weeks to match you up and schedule with an instructor. Instructors may not be available to start immediately. Please make sure your timeline is feasible and practical for you to achieve.

 

 

MENTORSHIP POLICIES 

• Payment in full is required at time of registration.

• Mentorship is limited to one person.

• Mentorships are a serious and binding commitment for the time specified on registration. Students should be confident that they can make such a commitment for the specified time period. No refunds are given for students who relocate during the mentorship period or for other events beyond Newspace’s control.

• If cancellation or rescheduling occurs, students must give at least five days’ notice or forfeit the session. No make-up sessions are possible for students who give less than five days’ notice for cancellations or reschedules.

• Your mentorship entitles you to two-hours of your mentor’s time, every three weeks.

• Newspace cannot be responsible for cancellations due to sickness or events beyond our control.

• If a mentorship meeting is cancelled by your mentor or Newspace, we will work with you to schedule a make-up session.

• Newspace reserves the right to change these policies at any time.

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