Photography

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In the Field: DSLR Photography in Nature! — Level 2 #854 & 855

Back by popular demand! Get ready to capture stunning Upcountry Maui scenes and interesting native plant and bird species with your camera! If you have basic knowledge of your DSLR camera’s navigation, you’ll enjoy this hands-on photo experience with Hui Teaching Artist Aubrey Hord. The first day is spent in the classroom at the Hui to review important technical skills. On the second day, students will receive special access to unique outdoor locations. In Session 1, students will visit the Nature Conservancy’s Waikamoi Preserve and will be guided by Allison Borel (Outreach & Education Liason for East Maui Watershed Partnership). There will be koa, ‘ohia and opportunities to view native birds! Students in Session 2, will visit the D.T. Fleming Arboretum—Hawai’i's oldest and largest arboretum—and receive special guidance from Martha Vockrodt-Moran (President of Friends of the Fleming Arboretum). With an incredible view, this location is a stunning site for macro and landscape photography!Register for one session or both and don’t forget to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in the field.
Prerequisite: Digital Photography Level 1 classes or equivalent experience. Students should be in physical condition to hike on uneven terrain at higher elevations. Session 2 photographs may not be sold, but can be entered for sale in Malama Wao Akua art exhibition. For further conditions, please visit huinoeau.com

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Aubrey Hord
Session 2: D.T. Fleming Arboretum at Pu‘u Mahoe in Ulupalakua
Friday & Saturday, December 5 & 6 / 9:30 am – 1:30 pm (Fri.) & 8:00 am – 12:30 pm (Sat.)
Please note the day of the week is listed incorrectly in Create. The class will be held on Friday & Saturday, December 5 & 6. Mahalo.

Location: Meet first day in the Media Lab
Tuition: $80 ($100 nonmember)

Supply List

Please bring your DSLR camera, camera manual (if you have it), memory cards, card reader or cords, lenses, tripod etc. More information on location to come upon registration!

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Recently named one of Maui’s finest photographers by Absolute Maui, and a Teaching Artist at the Hui since 2010, Aubrey began her self-taught career in photography managing a high school darkroom. Since her first international trip to England at age 14, she has explored, studied or worked in 14 countries on 5 continents. She is a fine art, celebrity, portrait and wedding photographer known for her mastery of light, vivid colors, and designs. She has photographed dozens of musical icons for the Maui Arts and Cultural Center including Elton John, Jimmy Buffet, Aerosmith, John Legend and the Steve Miller Band. Her images are featured in the Te Papa Museum of New Zealand, Faces of Hawaii 2009, 2010, 2011 books and published in the new Absolute Maui book, Maui Arts and Cultural Center’s magazines, the Maui News and Maui No Ka Oi magazine. Her fine art is available at Maui boutiques and by special order. She and her husband currently live on the slopes of Haleakala volcano on Maui. Visit www.aubreyhord.com to learn more about Aubrey and her photography!

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Digital Photography 101: First Steps with Your DSLR — Level 1 #959

You’ve got a DSLR camera, now what? This workshop with professional photographer Aubrey Hord covers the basics of how to navigate your camera and shoot with the manual setting. Students will transition from simply “pointing and clicking” on auto mode to becoming a mindful photographer who artfully creates images. This class is a perfect fit for anyone who has a new camera, wants to use their DSLR as an artistic tool, and/or needs a refresher on manual settings. From ISO to shutter speed to f-stop, we will get you shooting in the right direction!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Aubrey Hord
Day & Duration: Wednesday & Thursday, 2 days / January 14 & 15 / 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Location: Media Lab
Tuition: $80 ($100 nonmember)

Supply List

Please bring your DSLR camera, camera manual (if you have it), memory cards, card reader or cords, lenses, tripod etc. More information on location to come upon registration!

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Recently named one of Maui’s finest photographers by Absolute Maui, and a Teaching Artist at the Hui since 2010, Aubrey began her self-taught career in photography managing a high school darkroom. Since her first international trip to England at age 14, she has explored, studied or worked in 14 countries on 5 continents. She is a fine art, celebrity, portrait and wedding photographer known for her mastery of light, vivid colors, and designs. She has photographed dozens of musical icons for the Maui Arts and Cultural Center including Elton John, Jimmy Buffet, Aerosmith, John Legend and the Steve Miller Band. Her images are featured in the Te Papa Museum of New Zealand, Faces of Hawaii 2009, 2010, 2011 books and published in the new Absolute Maui book, Maui Arts and Cultural Center’s magazines, the Maui News and Maui No Ka Oi magazine. Her fine art is available at Maui boutiques and by special order. She and her husband currently live on the slopes of Haleakala volcano on Maui. Visit www.aubreyhord.com to learn more about Aubrey and her photography!

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Photo Manipulation #960

This class will teach you how to manipulate photographs to make them more interesting and/or correct their inherent problems. Students will take or bring their own photos that have been saved as digital files from their camera and learn to change the color, exposure, vibrancy, shadows, red eye, toning, and many more adjustments. Students will explore filters, transparency, and hand tinting as they create a final piece. Bring your camera, USB/flash drive, and some old photos (at least thirty years old and damaged) of people to be scanned for inclusion. Prerequisite: basic computer skills

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Betsy Ward
Day & Duration: Fridays, 3 weeks / January 16 – 30 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Media Lab
Tuition: $85 ($106 nonmember)

Supply List

Coming soon.

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Coming soon!

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A Day in the Dark: Darkroom 101 — Levels 1 & 2 #961 & 962

Come make magic in the darkroom! Have you ever wanted to experience “old-school” photography? Gwen will teach camera function, film processing, and printing—all in one day! The class will spend the morning photographing on the historical grounds of Hui No‘eau, then hand-process black and white film, and finally, make beautiful and myste-rious enlargements from film. No camera is needed; we will supply all that it takes to make gorgeous black and white silver gelatin prints. This class is a great way to experience all that film photography has to offer!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Gwen Arkin
Day & Duration: Saturday, 1 day / 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Session 1 (#961): January 17
Session 2 (#962): March 7
Location: Media Lab
Tuition: $65 ($82 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $15

Supply List

Coming soon.

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Using processes perfected in the earliest days of photography, Gwen Arkin uses the simplest of cameras (holga, pinhole, haselblad) to record familiar scenes and objects. She exercises her alchemy and artistic will in the darkroom to offer images at once familiar and ephemeral. She composes continuous narratives, linked with gently superimposed visual segues. Fugitive figures imply a spiritual dimension, while their softly focused stillness conjures the legacy of photographic Pictorialism. In silk, her imagery runs to the abstract, while maintaining close bonds with photographic transfer processes. A sensual dimension emerges in diaphanous colors and textures, combined in dream-sequences of form and color. She received her BFA from the University of Illinois, Chicago and MFA from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and now resides on the island of Maui in Hawaii. Her work can be viewed at Zforrest Gallery, Makawao, Maui, Hawaii

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iPhone Photography for the Creative Spirit: Level 1 #963 & 964

Learn to create professional level images with the ease and simplicity of today’s iPhone experience. Students will dis-cover which camera apps to use based on the environment and then learn how to process the photographs to ensure you get the results you want. Powerful and impactful adjustments previously requiring Adobe Photoshop are now accomplished with ease by a handful of simple, well-supported apps.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Edward Baldwin
Day & Duration Session 1 (#963): Wednesday & Thursday, 2 days
February 4 & 5 / 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Day & Duration Session 2 (#964): Saturday & Sunday, 2 days
March 14 & 15 / 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Media Lab
Tuition: $60 ($75 nonmember)

Supply List

Please bring your iPhone 4S or newer or iPad with latest IOS version installed and the following apps: Vivid HDR, Snapseed

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Edward Baldwin got back into photography with a DSLR soon after moving back to Maui in 2007. He has enjoyed recognition in many of Maui’s galleries including the Hui Noe’au Visual Arts Center, Viewpoints Gallery and the Schaefer International Gallery. With an ongoing interest in improving his skills through education and practical application, he is proficient in Photoshop as well as many other software applications designed for today’s digital photography. He is often seen roaming the island with camera in hand capturing the infinite beauty of Maui 24/7 as noted by many of his photos taken after sundown. You can visit his Flickr page with over 18,000 views at http://www.flickr.com/photos/ecb808/ to see many of his favorites, which also include images from Bali, China and Japan. Quite a few of these images were taken and processed exclusively with his iPhone, validating that the “best” camera is the one you have with you.

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In the Field: DSLR Photography on Location #965 & 966

Get ready to capture stunning Maui scenes and landscapes with your camera! If you have basic knowledge of your DSLR camera’s navigation, you’ll enjoy this hands-on photo experience with Teaching Artist Aubrey Hord. The first day is spent in the classroom at the Hui to review important technical skills. On the second day, students will receive special access to unique outdoor locations to practice their photography skills. In session 1, students will hike Waihe‘e’s coastal dunes and wetlands with HILT while exploring the site’s cultural and ecological significance. In session 2, students will tour the incredible vineyards and grounds of Maui’s Winery at Ulupalakua Ranch. Register for one session or both and don’t forget to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in the field. Prerequisite: Digital Photography Level 1 classes or equivalent experience; students should be in physical condition to hike on uneven terrain and must wear closed toes shoes. Photographs may be used for personal use only.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Aubrey Hord
Session 1 (#965): Waihe‘e Coastal Dunes & Wetlands Reserve with Hawaiian Islands Land Trust (HILT)
Wednesday & Thursday, 2 days / February 11 & 12
9:30 am – 1:30 pm (Wed.), 9:30 am – 12:30 pm (Thurs.)
Session 2 (#966): Maui’s Winery at Ulupalakua Ranch
Wednesday & Thursday, 2 days / March 25 & 26
9:30 am – 1:30 pm (Wed.), 8:00 am – 12:00 pm (Thurs.)
Location: Media Lab & Off-Site
Tuition: $80 ($100 nonmember)

Supply List

Please bring your DSLR camera, camera manual (if you have it), memory cards, card reader or cords, lenses, tripod etc. More information on location to come upon registration!

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Recently named one of Maui’s finest photographers by Absolute Maui, and a Teaching Artist at the Hui since 2010, Aubrey began her self-taught career in photography managing a high school darkroom. Since her first international trip to England at age 14, she has explored, studied or worked in 14 countries on 5 continents. She is a fine art, celebrity, portrait and wedding photographer known for her mastery of light, vivid colors, and designs. She has photographed dozens of musical icons for the Maui Arts and Cultural Center including Elton John, Jimmy Buffet, Aerosmith, John Legend and the Steve Miller Band. Her images are featured in the Te Papa Museum of New Zealand, Faces of Hawaii 2009, 2010, 2011 books and published in the new Absolute Maui book, Maui Arts and Cultural Center’s magazines, the Maui News and Maui No Ka Oi magazine. Her fine art is available at Maui boutiques and by special order. She and her husband currently live on the slopes of Haleakala volcano on Maui. Visit www.aubreyhord.com to learn more about Aubrey and her photography!

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Macro Photography — Level 2 #967

Learn to create expressive images that require you to get up close and personal with your subject! This workshop will introduce the specialized equipment and techniques needed to photograph the beauty and drama of the macro world. Professional photographer Aubrey Hord will guide students through the fundamentals, including composition, depth of field, and lighting through both classroom and hands-on experience Prerequisite: Digital Photography Level 1 classes or equivalent experience

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Aubrey Hord
Day & Duration: Wednesday & Thursday, 2 days
February 18 & 19 / 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Location: Media Lab
Tuition: $80 ($100 nonmember)

Supply List

Please bring your DSLR camera, camera manual (if you have it), memory cards, card reader or cords, lenses, tripod etc. More information on location to come upon registration!

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Recently named one of Maui’s finest photographers by Absolute Maui, and a Teaching Artist at the Hui since 2010, Aubrey began her self-taught career in photography managing a high school darkroom. Since her first international trip to England at age 14, she has explored, studied or worked in 14 countries on 5 continents. She is a fine art, celebrity, portrait and wedding photographer known for her mastery of light, vivid colors, and designs. She has photographed dozens of musical icons for the Maui Arts and Cultural Center including Elton John, Jimmy Buffet, Aerosmith, John Legend and the Steve Miller Band. Her images are featured in the Te Papa Museum of New Zealand, Faces of Hawaii 2009, 2010, 2011 books and published in the new Absolute Maui book, Maui Arts and Cultural Center’s magazines, the Maui News and Maui No Ka Oi magazine. Her fine art is available at Maui boutiques and by special order. She and her husband currently live on the slopes of Haleakala volcano on Maui. Visit www.aubreyhord.com to learn more about Aubrey and her photography!

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Into the Blue: Cyanotype Scarf #968 & 969

Create a one-of-a-kind silk scarf with the easy and beautiful cyanotype process! This photographic process, invented in the 19th century utilizes iron salts, sunlight, and three-dimensional objects as a method for producing original silk art. Spend an enjoyable afternoon exploring one of the original “alternative processes” in photography and walk away with an amazing (and wearable) work of art!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Gwen Arkin
Day & Duration: Saturday, 1 day / 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Session 1 (#968): February 21
Session 2 (#969): April 4
Location: Media Lab
Tuition: $60 ($75 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $30

Supply List

Coming soon.

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Using processes perfected in the earliest days of photography, Gwen Arkin uses the simplest of cameras (holga, pinhole, haselblad) to record familiar scenes and objects. She exercises her alchemy and artistic will in the darkroom to offer images at once familiar and ephemeral. She composes continuous narratives, linked with gently superimposed visual segues. Fugitive figures imply a spiritual dimension, while their softly focused stillness conjures the legacy of photographic Pictorialism. In silk, her imagery runs to the abstract, while maintaining close bonds with photographic transfer processes. A sensual dimension emerges in diaphanous colors and textures, combined in dream-sequences of form and color. She received her BFA from the University of Illinois, Chicago and MFA from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and now resides on the island of Maui in Hawaii. Her work can be viewed at Zforrest Gallery, Makawao, Maui, Hawaii

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How to Make a Montage #970

Students will lean to digitally select, cut, and paste photos and place them on textural backgrounds to make a photo montage suitable for fine art applications, commercial printing, and websites. Starting with the basics of Photoshop, students will explore combining several images to make digital art pieces. Bring your camera or smart phone and a USB/flash drive to save your work. Prerequisite: basic computer skills

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Betsy Ward
Day & Duration: Fridays, 5 weeks
March 6 – April 3 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Media Lab
Tuition: $85 ($106 nonmember)

Supply List

Coming soon.

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Coming soon!

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iPhone Photography for the Creative Spirit: Level 2 #971

This class will build on level 1 skills and introduce the ProCamera app along with graphic arts apps. This class also steps into the world of layers where students will begin to work with multiple images and learn about a variety of crea-tive options within the exciting and accessible iPhone photography world. Prerequisites: iPhone Photography Level 1

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Edward Baldwin
Date & Duration: Wednesday & Thursday, 2 days
April 1 & 2 / 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Media Lab
Tuition: $60 ($75 nonmember)

Supply List

Please bring your iPhone 4S or newer or iPad with latest IOS version installed and the following apps: Vivid HDR, Snapseed, ProCamera, Touch Retouch, Image Blender, Painteresque, and XnSketch.

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Edward Baldwin got back into photography with a DSLR soon after moving back to Maui in 2007. He has enjoyed recognition in many of Maui’s galleries including the Hui Noe’au Visual Arts Center, Viewpoints Gallery and the Schaefer International Gallery. With an ongoing interest in improving his skills through education and practical application, he is proficient in Photoshop as well as many other software applications designed for today’s digital photography. He is often seen roaming the island with camera in hand capturing the infinite beauty of Maui 24/7 as noted by many of his photos taken after sundown. You can visit his Flickr page with over 18,000 views at http://www.flickr.com/photos/ecb808/ to see many of his favorites, which also include images from Bali, China and Japan. Quite a few of these images were taken and processed exclusively with his iPhone, validating that the “best” camera is the one you have with you.

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Photograph Your Art! — Levels 1 & 2 #972

Learn to create expressive images that require you to get up close and personal with your subject! This workshop will introduce the specialized equipment and techniques needed to photograph the beauty and drama of the macro world. Professional photographer Aubrey Hord will guide students through the fundamentals, including composition, depth of field, and lighting through both classroom and hands-on experience Prerequisite: Digital Photography Level 1 classes or equivalent experience

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Aubrey Hord
Day & Duration: Thursday, 1 day / April 23 / 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Location: Media Lab
Tuition: $45 ($56 nonmember)

Supply List

Please bring your DSLR camera, camera manual (if you have it), memory cards, card reader or cords, lenses, tripod etc. More information on location to come upon registration!

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Recently named one of Maui’s finest photographers by Absolute Maui, and a Teaching Artist at the Hui since 2010, Aubrey began her self-taught career in photography managing a high school darkroom. Since her first international trip to England at age 14, she has explored, studied or worked in 14 countries on 5 continents. She is a fine art, celebrity, portrait and wedding photographer known for her mastery of light, vivid colors, and designs. She has photographed dozens of musical icons for the Maui Arts and Cultural Center including Elton John, Jimmy Buffet, Aerosmith, John Legend and the Steve Miller Band. Her images are featured in the Te Papa Museum of New Zealand, Faces of Hawaii 2009, 2010, 2011 books and published in the new Absolute Maui book, Maui Arts and Cultural Center’s magazines, the Maui News and Maui No Ka Oi magazine. Her fine art is available at Maui boutiques and by special order. She and her husband currently live on the slopes of Haleakala volcano on Maui. Visit www.aubreyhord.com to learn more about Aubrey and her photography!

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Create a Logo #973

Students will learn how to create a logo for a business or other creative application. Logos will be suitable for use in print collateral, silk-screen printing, and web pages. In this digital media class that focuses on vector imaging with Adobe Illustrator, students will work with various fonts and shapes to come up with an effective logo design. In addi-tion, we will talk about sending digital files to various output devices for final use. Students will need to bring paper and pencil for idea creation and a USB/flash drive to class to save work. Prerequisite: basic computer skills

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Betsy Ward
Day & Duration: Fridays, 3 weeks / April 24 – May 8 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Media Lab
Tuition: $85 ($106 nonmember)

Supply List

Coming soon.

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Coming soon!

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