Introduction to Digital Photography with Pittsburgh Filmmakers Summer Camp


PLEASE NOTE:  This is a week long summer camp held at The Artsmiths in Mt. Lebanon; each class is a 6.5 hour session from 9am to 3:30pm. Registering for this camp includes registration for the full week of Monday, July 16th through Friday, July 20th, 2018

CLASS DESCRIPTION:  Get beyond the automatic functions of digital photography in this hands-on camp. Learn how to master the manual functions of a digital camera while gaining an understanding for what makes for a compelling photograph. You’ll learn the basics of composition and exposure while also cultivating a critical eye. Then, discover the power of Photoshop and sample a variety of incredible digital imaging techniques while editing your work. Bring your own camera or borrow one of ours.

The Pittsburgh Filmmakers Youth Media is committed to the artist and the advancement of artistic excellence in visual arts – specifically film.  The Filmmakers Youth Media program is located at The Pittsburgh Center for Arts at 6300 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232

INSTRUCTOR:  Kara Sambrick

AGE LEVEL:  10-14

TUITION:  $395.00 (due at time of registration) includes Eventbrite fees.

MATERIALS NEEDED:  All materials are provided by the Artsmiths of Pittsburgh and costs are included in the tuition.  If a student has their own camera or laptop with Photoshop they can bring them to class to use and to save their work.

LUNCH:  Students must bring a packed lunch.

CANCELLATIONS:  Occasionally camps are cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. In such cases, we will notify you approximately 3 days before the camp was scheduled to begin & the full tuition will be refunded.

WITHDRAWALS & REFUNDS:  Students may withdraw from a camp by calling the Artsmiths. A $25 charge applies to all withdrawals, regardless of when it occurs. No camps will be refunded with less than two week’s notice.

CORRESPONDENCE:  The Artsmiths communicates to students and parents through email. Please make sure to include your email address when you register. You will receive a confirmation email for your registration and an information email shortly thereafter about the camp along with forms for Emergency and Authorization Information, Special Needs, and Boxed Lunches. You will also receive a reminder email 7 days before the start of camp.

REGISTRATION (click below)

Digital Photography Summer Camp, July 16th – 20th