Digital Photography


Join an award-winning photographer to learn innovative ways to create elaborate photographic works of art. This course is dedicated to teaching you how to hone your skills while adding conceptual sensibility to your portfolio. Through the use of creative techniques, you will learn how to transform mundane images into dramatic works of art. Intended for motivated beginners and experienced students alike, this course walks you through everything you need to know to create work that pushes the boundaries of your imagination.

10 Saturdays, Feb 9, 16, 23, Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Apr 6, 13
nm: $475 • m: $450 • Instructor: John Rizzo
at PUF Studios

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John Rizzo is an award-winning photojournalist, videographer and educator whose work has been published in Newsweek, The New York Times, The Overseas Press Club, Bloomberg, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Fortune and Money Magazine.  He is a staff photographer at WAG magazine, covers the financial industry for corporate clients worldwide and has received 7 Artist-in-Residency programs from ArtsWestchester teaching photography in the public schools and community. In 2013 and 2016 he received Arts Alive grants from ArtsWestchester, the latter subject being a photo exhibition and documentary on Wounded Soldiers in Westchester. He also leads photography and family tours to Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Niger for wildlife safaris and personal tribal experiences with the Maasai, Turkana, Samburu, Mursi, Arbore, Hamer, Daasanach and Nyangatom people.

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For deposit or balance payments, please call The Art Effect at 845.471.7477.

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