Instructor: Mary Beth Meehan
August 7 - 10
1pm - 4:30pm
4 sessions

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This class is designed for beginners and intermediate photographers who are interested in refining their use of their digital SLR cameras. Class time will be devoted to breaking down the functions of the camera, analyzing professional photographs for technique, doing on-site photography as a group, and reviewing and critiquing student work. Time will be set aside to address particular concerns or challenges students are experiencing.

Class Requirements: Students are required to have a beginning knowledge of the workings of their digital SLR camera, and should bring this camera and all related equipment to class. Please note: this class is NOT intended to cover iphone photography. For the first class, please bring 5-10 images that reflect your interests and abilities as a photographer.

Mary Beth Meehan is a photojournalist and documentary photographer most recently known for her large-scale portraits of Providence residents installed as billboard-sized banners in that city, entitled SeenUnseen. Mary Beth has spent twenty years working intimately within her own communities, meeting strangers and telling important stories. Her work has been exhibited and published internationally, including in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, and Le Monde. Please visit