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Fall Intermediate Photography Class: September 20 - November 1

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Fill out the form below to register for the class. Bring your $120 class fee to the first session. 

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About The Class

This class is aimed at students who have taken a beginning photography class and want to continue learning. Intermediate photography will enlarge the students’ basic concepts of photography:  students will become more familiar with camera operation, different shooting situations and lighting conditions will be given more detailed attention, composition will be further explored, and there will be more one on one instruction. There will be more time spent in field shooting situation. The class will be limited to six students.

This intermediate class will start on Tuesday, September 20th from 6 to 8pm. The class will run for 6 weeks. Cost per student is $120. 

The class will be held Tuesday evenings from 6-8pm starting on September 20th through November 1st. Each class will have assignments and critique.

Please bring your camera, its manual, a tripod, and some of your photos to the first class. Feel free to call me at 989-550-1437 with any questions.

About the Instructor

Stephen K. Grewe 

Photography has been a life long interest. Some on my earliest memories were my father’s darkroom chemical odors and bright floodlights. My first camera was a Kodak Duaflex II with an F8 lens. It accompanied me on many adventures. Thirty years ago we bought a Canon AE-1P and my late wife took a photo class.

We both learned and did assignments; she went to class. I handled the technical details, and she had incredible compositional ability.

About twenty years ago I started taking serious photo classes. Among them were: film processing, printing, and Zone System. I also took graphite drawing and critique classes to improve my composition. I moved from a 35mm to medium and large format view cameras. Most recently I acquired a digital SLR.

I began teaching classes at the Midland Center for the Arts twelve years ago. Classes I taught include: film photography and darkroom, teen photography, printing, digital camera and beginning photography. I continue to teach at MCFTA.

I have studied with several accomplished photographers – S. Preston Jones, Bill Boley, and John Sexton.

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