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Digital Photography 101: First Steps with Your DSLR — Level 1 #846

You’ve got a DSLR camera, now what? This two-day workshop with professional photographer Aubrey Hord covers the basics of how to navigate your camera and how to get started shooting with the manual setting. Students will transition from simply “pointing and clicking” on the camera’s auto mode to becoming a mindful photographer who artfully creates images using manual settings. 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, this class will teach you the basics to get you shooting in the right direction.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Date & Duration: Wednesday & Thursday, 2 days
September 10 & 11 / 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Teaching Artist: Aubrey Hord
Location: Media Lab
Tuition: $80 ($100 nonmember)

Supply List

TBA

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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The Art of Observation: Photography Composition – Level 1 #847

If you are already familiar with your camera and feel comfortable using your DSLR’s manual settings, this two-day photography workshop will help you to “see” more creatively. Professional photographer Aubrey Hord will explain basic photography composition techniques and will give students time to head out onto the beautiful grounds of the Hui to practice their skills, explore, and experiment with creating images that have engaging compositions!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Date & Duration: Wednesday & Thursday, 2 days
September 24 & 25 / 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Teaching Artist: Aubrey Hord
Location: Media Lab
Tuition: $80 ($100 nonmember)

Supply List

TBA

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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A Day in the Dark: Darkroom 101 #848

Come make magic in the darkroom! Have you ever wanted to experience “old-school” photography? Gwen will teach you 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 our black and white film, and finally, make beautiful and mysterious enlargements from your film. No camera 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
Session 1: Saturday, 1 day
October 4 / 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Session 2: Saturday, 1 day
November 15 / 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Location: Photography Studio
Tuition: $65 ($82 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $15

Supply List

TBA

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

TBD

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Macro Photography—Level 2 #849

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

Class Schedule & Tuition

Date & Duration: Wednesday & Thursday, 2 days
October 8 & 9 / 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Teaching Artist: Aubrey Hord
Location:Photography Studio
Tuition: $80 ($100 nonmember)

Supply List

TBA

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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Photography Lighting Techniques – Level 2 #850

Getting your subject or object lit correctly is vital to creating a great photograph. In this workshop, professional photographer Aubrey Hord focuses on the basics of lighting, including using natural light, reflectors, diffusers, and flash. Students will have the opportunity to work in various lighting conditions both indoors and outdoors to learn how to get their subject lit correctly.
Prerequisite: Digital Photography Level 1 classes or equivalent experience

Class Schedule & Tuition

Date & Duration: Wednesday & Thursday, 2 days
October 22 & 23 / 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Teaching Artist: Aubrey Hord
Location:Photography Studio
Tuition: $80 ($100 nonmember)

Supply List

TBA

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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iPhone Photography for the Creative Spirit: Level 1 #851

Learn to create professional level images with the ease and simplicity of today’s iPhone experience. Students will learn 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 in a handful of simple, well-supported apps.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Edward Baldwin
Session 1: Wednesday & Thursday, 2 days
October 29 & 30 / 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Session 2: Saturday & Sunday, 2 days
November 8 & 9 / 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Media Lab
Tuition: $60 ($75 nonmember)

Supply List

TBA

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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Adobe Lightroom Basics: Organize and Enhance Your Images — Level 2 #852

This short and sweet one-day workshop is geared for beginning to intermediate photographers who want to begin developing their images using editing software. Aubrey Hord uses Adobe Lightroom to demonstrate basic workflow, including importing, exporting, sorting, color correction, cropping, and minor retouching. Prerequisite: Digital Photography Level 1 classes or equivalent experience

Class Schedule & Tuition

Date & Duration: Wednesday, 1 day
November 12 / 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Teaching Artist: Aubrey Hord
Location: Media Lab
Tuition: $40 ($50 nonmember)

Supply List

TBA

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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iPhone Photography for the Creative Spirit: Level 2 #853

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 creative options within the exciting and accessible iPhone photography world. Prerequisites: iPhone Photography Level 1

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Edward Baldwin
Date & Duration: Saturday & Sunday, 2 days
November 22 & 23 / 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Media Lab
Tuition: $60 ($75 nonmember)

Supply List

TBA

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 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 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! Students in Session 2 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! 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 1: The Nature Conservancy’s Waikamoi Forest w/ East Maui Watershed Partnership
Wednesday & Thursday, November 5 & 6 / 9:30 am – 1:30 pm (Wed.) & 8:00 am – 1:00 pm (Thu.)
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

TBA

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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