EXPLORING DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHYDana Morrison8 sessions >> Wednesdays, January 31–March 216:30–9:30pm, McMillan Conference Room, $385No prerequisite. Students must bring their own SLR camera with manual functions.
This introductory digital photography course will provide you with a solid foundation of how to use and get the most out of your digital camera. Personal assignments will give you in-class experience of camera operations, basic editing skills in Adobe Photoshop and knowledge of contemporary photographers working in the medium. Each class will combine a lecture or discussion, hands-on demonstrations and studio time for you to complete projects and get individualized instruction and feedback to further your personal photographic voice.
Dana Morrison lives and works in San Francisco, California, where she recently received her Master of Fine Arts degree at the San Francisco Art Institute. She was awarded the Best of Show Grant for the 2016 SFAI Graduate Thesis Exhibition. She was also recently awarded the Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Award through the San Francisco Foundation and SOMArts Gallery. Although Dana uses a variety of mediums, she focuses on sculpture, photography and video.
Dana grew up in central Pennsylvania and obtained her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography at the Maryland Institute College of Art.danamorrison.com
Image courtesy of the artist.
PLEASE NOTE: Public Education courses are held contingent on a minimum enrollment, which is determined up to 24 hours in advance of the class start date. Public Education Staff will contact you ONLY if there is a course cancellation or change.
What is the refund policy?You can view the SFAI Public Education refund policy on the SFAI website here.
Refund requests must be made in writing to publicedu[email protected]
For courses that meet for ten sessions or more, a 100% refund minus a $20 processing fee is given if written notice is received at least five business days before the first class. After five business days before the first class, an 80% refund minus a $20 processing fee is given when written notice is received prior to the third class. No refund is given after the class has met three times. Please allow two to three weeks to receive your refund.
For courses that meet for six sessions or fewer, a 100% refund minus a $20 processing fee is given when written notice is received at least five business days before the first class. After five business days before the first class, an 80% refund minus a $20 processing fee is given when written notice is received prior to the second class. No refund is given after the class has met two times. Please allow two to three weeks to receive your refund.
What materials (if any) will I need to bring to class?Each course requires specific materials that we ask you bring to your first class session so you can get started making right away. Materials lists are available approximately two weeks prior to the course start date. Visit the SFAI website here, click on your course title, and then click on the blue "Materials List" link underneath the course dates. If you have any questions regarding materials, please contact Public Education Staff.What are my transport/parking options getting to San Francisco Art Institute?All classes meet at 800 Chestnut Street (unless otherwise noted), between Jones and Leavenworth. You can find directions to campus on the SFAI website.
SFAI is located in a residential neighborhood, and free two-hour parking is available on all of the streets immediately surrounding the school. The two-hour restriction cuts off at 9pm, so evening Public Education students do not need to move their car, unless you arrive prior to 7pm.SFAI is easily accessible via public transportation, with Muni bus lines #30 Stockton, and #47 Van Ness located within a few blocks of campus.I have a question that isn't on this list. Who can I contact?SFAI Public Education Staff are always happy to answer any questions you may have about the Public Education program, or our courses. We are in the office Monday–Friday from 9am to 5pm. Call us at: 415.749.4554 or e-mail: [email protected]