Do you have a child who is a budding photographer?
If so, you should check out Shutter Bugs Photography Classes for Kids. Shutter Bugs is all about helping children ages five and up discover their own unique vision and translate it into images. Shutter Bugs is offering a FREE demo class for children ages 5-13 years old on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Learn more and find out how to reserve your child’s free spot below.
About Shutter Bugs Photography Classes
With small class sizes—just four students per group—students receive lots of one-on-one assistance and attention from their experienced instructor. Younger kids’ classes (for children ages 5-8 years old) focus on photography basics, including an introduction to the camera as well as fun with Polaroids, costumed photo shoots, and more. Classes for kids ages 9-12 introduce lighting and editing, photo scavenger hunts, collage work. and more. And classes for kids ages 13 and up focus on learning to shoot manually and work with a subject along with studio photography techniques and more.
The City of Austin has temporarily banned public gatherings. Please stay home. The Free Fun in Austin calendar is only for live digital events at this time.
All classes meet once a week for a full month and have a gallery show at the end of each month to highlight students’ work.
Check out a full listing of available classes here.
About the Instructor and the Curriculum
Jon Chamberlain has been a photographer for 17 years. After graduating with a BFA in cinematography from Columbia College, he went on to focus solely on photography before becoming a stay-at-home dad. Now he’s launched Shutter Bugs to share his passion for photography with children.
Shutter Bugs focuses on helping kids become familiar with both film and digital cameras as they find their own unique vision. Through guidance and freeform discovery, students explore mixed media, collage work, painting, and film and digital photography as they learn how to translate their vision into images.
About the FREE Demo Class
The FREE demo class is open to children ages 5-13 years old. The class will be held from 4-5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at Shutter Bugs on Thornton Road (map). Class size will be capped at 25 children, so be sure to RSVP early. Email [email protected] to claim your spot.