Latest Workshop and Other News!! Class Schedule
Laura is sharing her knowledge of photography in Charleston, Hurricane, Beckley, and Huntington, West Virginia, as well as Ashland, Kentucky. She has over three years of experience helping others learn to effectively use their digital cameras. A great Chritmas gift would be a gift certificate for Laura's classes.
Digital Photography Class Laura Moul, Certified Professional Photographer/Master Photographer, will offer a digital photography class for beginners on Monday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at Hobby Lobby- Barboursville near the Huntington Mall. Pre-registration is required. Participants can bring their point and shoot cameras or SLR cameras and receive hands-on training on how to take photographs, what ones to save or edit, and ways to archive or organize them after images are shot. Laura reviews basic photography concepts and provides reference materials to help each student. A maximum of eight to ten students can enroll in each class. Each part is $25 with reference materials included. Due to demand, a new beginning digital photography class will begin on Monday, May 20th and continue on Monday, June 2 and Monday June 10th.
Part 1 Students should bring their cameras, manuals, charged batteries and fresh memory cards with them. In this class Laura review how to take photographs, which photos to save/edit, and discusses ways to organize them.
Part 2 concentrates on more hands-on practice and transferring digital files to computer. Basic editing photo software will also be reviewed. This includes discussions/demonstrations of Picasa and Photoshop.
Part 3 reviews the first 2 parts and provides more in-depth instruction and practice especially with settings on students' cameras.
HOBBY LOBBY BARBOURSVILLE Mondays, 5:30 - 7:30 pm May 20, June 3, June 10, 2013
PUTNAM COUNTY Laura is proud to announce her association with Putnam County Parks & Recreation in Hurricane. Her popular beginning digital photography classes will again be offered Tuesdays depending on demand A new class begins Tuesday, May 21, and continues May 28, and June 4th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. For more specific inf.ormation, please call Laura at 304-743-8281. Cost is $75 for the three sessions and a portion of the registration helps Putnam Parks with their expenses. Classes are held at The Commons, formerly known as The Museum in the Community.
CHARLESTON CLASS Wednesdays beginning digital photography classes will be offered at Paintbrush Studio 303A Pennsylvania Avenue in Charleston. Please call Laura at 304-743-8281 to register. Future classes will be offered at this location.
Speaking: Laura is available for speaking to local groups on a variety of topics such as "Travel Photography", "Introduction to Digitial Photography" "Canaan Wildlife Refuge Experience" etc. Feel free to call her at 304-743-8281 to arrange her to speak. Often, community groups will need speakers so Laura would be happy to do this at no charge for nonprofit organizations).
Laura spoke at Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, July 28, 2012. "Photo Tips and Walk" was very successful---and seemed to be enjoyed. After a short talk on photo tips, all those in attendance headed outside to take photos--with Laura giving personal suggestions. The refuge furnished refreshments and then Laura showed two slide shows, "America" and "Wildflowers".
Laura spoke on Wednesday, Feb 15th at The Commons at the Putnam County Park in Hurricane (previously known as The Museum in the Community) from 6:00-8:00 pm. She shared "Travel Photography Tips". This special event is sponsored by Living Social and Putnam County Parks. Laura is honored to have been contacted to set up this program. Call Laura at 304-743-8281.
Laura is delighted to present programs to non-profit groups within the Charleston to Huntington, WV, area.
Looking for a way to create additional streams of income? Join Laura and learn how you can do just that by expanding your portrait photography skills in new areas…like fine art. She’ll keep your creative juices flowing as she explains the entry steps into the fine art market and ideas for adding a fine art gallery to your studio. Her marketing ideas will help also help ease you into the transition, guided along by her proven steps in the transition process. For example, you’ll learn about the following: Developing products; Determining placement in stores and galleries; Networking with art professionals; Surviving art shows/exhibitions;Gaining knowledge about fine art photography can help you avoid the pitfalls and expense of "diving" into this new area. So, if you’re ready to take the plunge, come learn to do it right! http://www.ppa.com/education-events/webinars/transition_fineart.php