For photographers seeking to embrace a sense of wonder in creating their work.

There are no available registration dates at this time.

NOTE: This class will be held in a live, Online format using the Zoom Platform.
Class meets M/W/F for Two Weeks – Sep 14th, 16th, 18th, 21st, 23rd, 25th

Find new avenues for creative expression as you explore the mysteries of the natural world. Through a combination of lectures, image and portfolio reviews, demonstrations, discussions, and photographing in the field, you’ll learn how to better appreciate the wonder in the natural landscape all around you, and to learn tips and techniques necessary to capture it in your photographs.

You’ll explore intimate details of the landscape and learn how to capture natural processes such as tides and winds. You’ll have the opportunity to photograph the night sky and, on the other end of the spectrum, you’ll be able to capture smaller aspects of nature.

Discovery and experimentation are at the heart of this workshop. You’ll find joy in discovering landscape in new and creatively exciting ways.

Participants may work in any medium and in color or black & white.

Class will typically meet via Zoom from 9 am Eastern – noon and 1:30-5 pm on each of the Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays. Students will have the opportunity to create new photographs based on our class discussion on their own before and after class as well as on the days without class. One-on-one discussions will also be available within the Zoom time slots.

All images© Jim Nickelson

Past student work (from left to right): Abby Raeder (x2), Don Logie, Cindy Mervis

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Instructor: Jim Nickelson

Jim works full time as a fine art photographer, custom digital printer, and teacher. He is also the author of Fine Art Inkjet Printing published by Rocky Nook in 2017. Jim has received numerous awards, including being honored as Artist-in-Residence at Acadia National Park and Chiricahua National Monument in Arizona. Jim has also exhibited widely, including in museums or galleries such as the Boston Athenaeum, Photo Resource Center at Boston University, Danforth Museum of Art (Framingham, MA), Camerawork Gallery (Portland, OR), Center for Maine Contemporary Art (Rockport, ME), University of Maine Museum of Art (Bangor, ME), Michener Art Museum (Doyletown, PA), Bates College Museum of Art (Lewiston, ME), Three Columns Gallery at Harvard University (Cambridge, MA), Soho Photo Gallery (NYC), University of Wyoming Art Museum (Laramie, WY), 555 Gallery (Boston, MA), Davis Orton Gallery (Hudson, NY), Center for Photographic Art (Carmel, CA), Preston Contemporary Art Center (Mesilla, NM), Spiva Center for the Arts (Joplin, MO), Center for Fine Art Photography (Fort Collins, CO), Kingman Gallery (Deer Isle, ME), Coconino Center for the Arts (Flagstaff, AZ), Gallery Photographica (San Francisco, CA), Carver  Hill Gallery (Rockland, ME), and Silvermine Guild Galleries (New Canaan, CT).