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Fashion Photography with a DSLR (ages 14-17)

Starts June 26

Monday–Friday, June 26–30, 12–4 pm

Learn how to plan and produce a fashion shoot! We’ll look at the work of current and classic fashion photographers such as Craig McDean, Viviane Sassen, Mark Borthwick and Irving Penn to inspire us. We’ll plan the location, lighting, and overall mood for a shoot that will highlight clothing made by local designers, worn by local models. We’ll also plan other shoots utilizing classmates and found objects that we transform into fashion. Objectives include developing clear communication skills, preproduction planning, idea execution, artistic direction of your model, and creating a small online portfolio of the shoot. Please bring each day a digital SLR camera (with manual settings), a minimum 4GB memory card, a charged battery, and at least one lens.

Tuition: $240

stephanie-colganStephanie Colgan is a picture maker who also experiments with sound. She recently earned her M.F.A. from Bard College at the International Center of Photography in Manhattan. Her editorial work has been published in a variety of publications including The New York Times, Harper’s Bazaar, Paper Magazine and Spin. Her artwork has been exhibited most recently at The International Center of Photography and the Center for Contemporary Art in Bedminster, New Jersey. Stephanie loves music, books, incisive fictional stories about domestic life, vintage clothing and fashion in general.

Camp Registration Guidelines & Cancellation Policy

  • Registration deadlines are listed with camp descriptions (click on camp title). You may register online, in person at IFP MN, or by phone with a credit card at 651.644.1912. Space is assigned on a first-come basis. Registrations must include payment in full to be valid. Completing the online registration form without payment DOES NOT reserve a place in a camp. Registrations are accepted beyond registration deadlines as long as space is available.
  • If minimum enrollment has not been reached by 5 days prior to the start date of a camp, IFP MN may cancel it, in which case registrants will immediately be notified and receive a full refund by PayPal or charge card credit (for phone or in person credit card registrations) within 5 business days. A check will be issued for registrations that were paid in cash. In lieu of a refund, students have the option of applying their tuition to another camp if scheduled in the same calendar year.
  • For those wishing to cancel a registration prior to the registration deadline, 100% of the tuition will be refunded minus a $25 administrative fee. For registration cancellations received after the registration deadline but prior to the first camp session, 50% of the tuition will be refunded minus a $25 administrative fee. As of a camp start date, no refunds or credits/exchanges will be given.
  • Tuition is not prorated for missed camp sessions.
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June 26, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
June 30, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
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Stephanie Colgan
Registration Deadline
June 25, 2017
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Monday–Friday, June 26–30, 12–4 pm