History of Portrait Photography

Thursday, September 27, 2018
6 - 8 PM

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Thursday, September 27

For Ages 18+

Since the invention of photography in the early 19th century, portrait photography has been an important part of the human experience. Portrait photography preserves the history of people, from the famous to the ordinary. And, at its best, portrait photography can capture the personality and character of a person. In this class, you will learn about the evolution and history of portrait photography, from the iconic portrait photographs of the 19th and 20th centuries to the selfies of today.

$20 members • $30 nonmembers

Instructor: Terry Nathan

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About the Instructor:

Terry Nathan is a professor in the Art/Science Fusion Program at the University of California, Davis, where he also teaches Photography: Bridging Art and Science. He also teaches landscape photography workshops in California and Texas, and frequently serves as a juror and judge for art exhibitions. He has spoken on the art, history, science, and practice of photography at several national symposia.


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No experience is required unless noted. The Museum provides student-quality supplies included in the fee unless indicated otherwise. Students are welcome to bring their personal supplies; however there is no discount for doing so. Oil paints are not allowed in studio classrooms.

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