Owen Biddle Photo School Phila
Owen Biddle Photo School Phila
Owen Biddle Photo School Phila
Owen Biddle Photo School Phila
Owen Biddle Photo School Phila
Owen Biddle Photo School Phila
May Newsletter
Travel Photography


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Photographer of the Month
Dave Cassie
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photo by Dave Cassie

Owen Biddle Photography School in Philadelphia

I’m

Owen.

 

Grab your

camera!

Hey!!! Owen's gone      ONLINE!! 
(And in-person!)
 Email or call (610) 626 - 7854 to get details 

The Owen Biddle Photo School is THE place in the Philadelphia area for mastering the art of photography. We offer personalized photography lessons in Philadelphia for beginning, intermediate, and advanced students. Join us to learn basic skills and secrets of the trade, with exciting photo trips, customized workshops, and insightful photo salons.

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Important Dates and More 

                 

RETURN of

IN-PERSON PHOTO SALON!!

(ALSO A FUND RAISER FOR UKRAINE - WE WILL TRIPLE OUR PROCEEDS TO MAKE A DONATION TO

Razom, https://razomforukraine.org/)

Saturday,  April 30  3:00 - 4:30

 These are very friendly, relaxed get-togethers at my apartment in Lansdowne. Photographers of all levels are welcome to share pictures, get photography tips, and discuss camera equipment. Feedback from the group provides encouragement and inspiration to go out and take more pictures. These informal photography critiques offer an excellent opportunity to start identifying themes in your work and to get ideas for new directions. Group size is limited, so if you can come an RSVP is required by email or call (610) 626-7854. Cost is $10.  These Salons often fill-up, so it's best to get your spot early.

  Things being the way they are, we can't guarantee in-person salons in the coming months, but we are excited to take advantage of this month to see everyone.  

Both In-Person and Online

Classes Available!!

DSLR Fundamentals Tutorials

Below are descriptions of the basic units of our curriculum available to students ranging from beginner to advanced.  Most units are five lessons and include a set of assignments designed to give practice in targeted skills with opportunities to get feedback from the instructor so that you learn from your experiences.

Just give a call and  we can set up individual sessions to keep you moving forward with your photography.

 Call (610)-626-7854 for details.

 

​(click on links for more information)

Fundamentals 1:  Camera Operations   is for students who are just starting out, or want a good review of the basic camera functions. 

Fundamentals 2:  Applications  is for students who have some comfort with the camera and want to start applying their skills to expand their photographic range.

Fundamentals 3:  Composition  takes photography beyond the subject, and encourages you to see the artistic and compositional opportunities in everyday life. Here is a chance for your right brain to come out and play!

Fundamentals 4:  Lighting Across the Genres is for students who are  ready for the next critical step: lighting.  Explore sophisticated means of controlling both natural and artificial light for portraits, landscape and still life to get just the mood and effects you want.

Advanced PhotographyUsing self-generated assignments and in-depth critiques we will help you move forward in your work.  

New Two-Session Class

Editing 101

"The negative is the score.  The print is the performance" Ansle Adams.

The masters knew how to get the absolute most out the negative using dark room techniques such as adjusting contrast, dodging and burning, and cropping.  Today we have an even more powerful array of editing options to bring out our pictures' full potential.  This class is an introduction to basic editing adjustments, including straightening, cropping, color correction, histograms, exposure, contrast.... it's a long list, but with a little instruction you will be able to realize your visions and produce pictures worthy of printing.  Also essential for preparing images for books and websites.

To schedule call (610) 626 - 7854 or email owenbiddlephotography@gmail.com.

Photo Workshop

Two-Part Photo Workshop:  Travel Photography

Tuesday  5/24 and 5/31  7:00 - 8:30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo by Owen Biddle

 

Upcoming Photo Field Trips

Cost: $85 for individual trip

Discount: if you bring a friend, $75 each

City Hall

Wednesday,  5/11  10:00 - 12:00

Rittenhouse Square in the Evening

Saturday, 5/27  7:00 - 9:00

 

 

 

 

 

              

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Please Note:  New Cancellation Policy

 

As we transition to this phase of providing photography instruction both in-person and on-line, we are instituting a new policy covering cancelled lesson.

 

Students are asked to provide at least 24 hour notice when an appointment cannot kept.  

When a lesson is cancelled with less than 24 hour notice, students have the option of rescheduling for a $10 rescheduling fee.  If no make-up session is scheduled, however, the full amount of the missed lesson will still be charged.

 

Exceptions in the case of emergencies will be determined by Owen on a case by case basis.

photo by Owen Biddle