Submitted by San Juan Islands Museum of Art
The San Juan Islands Museum of Art brings Ray Pfortner to teach “Photography on the Road” on Sunday, June 3, 1-5 p.m.
Pfortner, who teaches travel photography in such colorful places as Cuba, China and Prague, returns this summer to offer a workshop on how to make the best photographs possible during travels far and wide and close to home. Explore camera handling and creative settings, considerations before, during and after the trip. Also learn composition and how to obtain the best photographs for the exhibit, artist reference and elements in collage and mixed media. People of all skill levels using any digital camera; point and shoot, DSLR, mirrorless and/or phone, are welcome.
Pfortner of Vashon Island has extensive experience in teaching photography and the business of art in the Photography Certificate Program at the University of Washington and Bellevue College. He also teaches for the Pacific Northwest Art School, Daniel Smith Artist Supply Stores and many community colleges and art organizations. For more information, visit http://www.RayPfortner.com.
Participants are asked to bring three of their travel photographs on a flash drive, along with camera, lenses, tripod or monopod, plus a camera manual if they have one. This is one of many workshops for the public. Go to the website to check out Family Art Days on Saturdays, the “Deep Dive” exhibitions and Art For Fun, www.sjima.org.