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Nat Seymour

Manual Camera Basics Workshop

Want to take your photography off automatic mode? Need a clear explanation of how depth of field, motion blur and ISO change your pictures? In this workshop we'll review how those factors change typical pictures then you'll take control of your camera and see the effects in the pictures you take yourself.

Dates & Times

November 12, Wednesday 3-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Nat Seymour
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Photography Composition Workshop

Want to make your photography pop? This class will show you how to compose your pictures to bring out the drama of your subject and highlight the interesting parts of your image. We'll discuss how to add interest to your pictures, from reviewing sample photos then get hands-on with your own camera and style.  No experience required.  All Levels.

Bring any camera, including point-and-shoots and camera phones.

Dates & Times

October 15, Wednesday 3-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Nat Seymour
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Portrait Photography Workshop

In this hands-on group effort we'll review different types of portrait lighting, then jump into hands-on demonstrations with your own camera. Taking pictures of yourself or your fellow students, you'll see how illumination, poses and expressions can elevate selfie photography into dramatic works of art.  No experience required.  Bring any camera, including point-and-shoots and camera phones.

This workshop is a part of our Arty Hour program. Enjoy a glass of wine and appetizers while creating beautiful artwork! You must be 21 years or older to participate. Class fees include art supplies, one glass of wine and appetizers. Bring a friend or family member! Advanced registration required.

Dates & Times

October 8, Wednesday 6-9 pm
Ages: 21 & up
Instructor: Nat Seymour
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Printing Your Photos on Paper, Metal & as Books

Wondering what your digital pictures look like on paper?  Want to show off your photography in new ways?  This class will demonstrate how to transfer digital photos from your camera into tangible forms, from prints on aluminum to slick photo albums you can give as gifts for the holidays.  No experience required.

Dates & Times

November 5, Wednesday 3-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Nat Seymour
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Still Life and Product Photography Workshop

Wondering how to photograph those flowers on your table? Want to sell an item on ebay? Post better pictures of your meals to Facebook? This class will show how different light, shadows, angles and framing can dramatically improve your still life photography. We'll review sample images then everyone will get hands-on with their own cameras.  No photo experience required.  All Levels.

Bring any camera, including point-and-shoots and camera phones.

Dates & Times

October 22, Wednesday 3-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Nat Seymour
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Photoshop Elements

This basic two-hour overview of the powerful graphics software, Photoshop Elements, will show you its most popular features including cloning, healing, opacity and layers.  Content is also directly applicable to Photoshop, the more comprehensive and more expensive cousin of Photoshop Elements.  Course format is a lecture with on-screen demonstrations and Q&A throughout. Level: Beginner

Dates & Times

October 29, Wednesday 3-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Nat Seymour
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2