The tangled nest of power cables in a drawer, the faded magnets clinging to the refrigerator, the freckles on the back of your hand, the blur of a lover exiting the room, the receipts cluttering the dashboard, the fleeting sunlight raking across your desk. The camera is an amazing tool to help you see the familiar with new eyes. The snapshot is a powerful aesthetic for conveying the intimacy, irony, stress and humor of our daily lives -- at home, at work, and in-between. The goal of this class is to have your camera with you as much as possible, using your everyday experiences as source material to make compelling images. Through assignments and informal group critiques, students will experiment with new approaches to photographing as well as gain confidence building a personal, more cohesive body of work. We also will discuss work by inspiring artists each week, such as William Eggleston, Sally Mann, Elinor Carucci, Todd Hido, Catherine Opie, Larry Sultan and Nick Waplington.

BRING: 5-10 images of your favorite work.

TUITION INCLUDES: A lab pass to RayKo's computer workstations, the B&W and color group darkrooms, as well as B&W film processing. The lab pass does not include access to scanners or printer workstations.  


DATES:  n/a

Please review our sales policies regarding class withdrawals and cancellations before signing up.  Sorry, we can not give refunds/credits for any class withdrawals less than 7 days before the class starts.

$25.00 off if you register at least one week prior to class start date, all online discounts are applied automatically.


Register for the same class with a friend and each of you will receive 10% off. All registrations must be made by one person in a single transaction. To take advantage of the discount online, set the quantity to 2 (or 3, or 4...) when adding to the cart (or change the quantity in the shopping cart). The system automatically deducts this discount. The discount only applies if two or more you enroll in the same class. 

 Please enter the full name of your companion at the checkout stage including their name, email, and phone number in the comments section of your registration form. 


Workshop Cost $175

Early Registration: $150



Performance Art and Photography

Performance Art and Photography

Color Darkroom Printing

Color Darkroom Printing

Digital Photo, Level 2

Digital Photo, Level 2