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Students Choose Photo Center NW

For Many Reasons:

Our ten-week classes are taught by artists and professionals with a passion for teaching and the photographic arts.

Limited to 12 students, each course provides technical training, supports artistic expression and growth, and prepares students with essential skills for the sustained study and practice of photography. Most classes are held in the evening, which gives flexibility to professionals or parents. While many students choose to take individual courses or sequences, anyone can apply for our nationally accredited Certificate Program and work to complete a rigorous program of classes that has launched numerous careers in the photographic arts.

Those interested in taking an introductory weekend course, learning a new piece of equipment or software, or unable to commit to a ten-week class are encouraged to browse our workshop offerings.

For all 10-week classes, students should expect to spend several hours per week on assignments. Students receive steeply discounted rates for rental of the Photo Center darkroom, digital lab and studio spaces to complete assignments outside of class (see the Hours/Rates page for a list of rental rates). Before registering, please read the course descriptions in their entirety to ensure that you satisfy any prerequisites. Students who have completed equivalent coursework elsewhere or learned equivalent skills through experience may ask to have prerequisites waived. Contact the Registrar for details. View our Students page for more information and resources for students.

Summer Quarter: June 22 – August 14, 2015

Registration Deadline Extended to June 3, 2015!

Click on the course title to view complete details and descriptions for each upcoming offering.

Core Classes (Summer Quarter) Date Tuition Instructor
Photography I: Black and White June 24–Aug 12 (Wed 6-9:30pm) $700 | $630 Members Gina White
Photography I: Digital June 23-Aug 11 (Tue 6-9:30pm) $700 | $630 Members Dan Hawkins
Digital Imaging I: Photoshop Fundamentals June 24–Aug 12 (Wed 6-9:30pm) $700 | $630 Members Juan Aguilera
Photography II: Black and White June 23–Aug 11 (Tue 6-9:30pm) $700 | $630 Members Joseph Freeman
Photography II: Digital June 25–Aug 13 (Thu 6–9:30pm) $700 | $630 Members Keeara Rhoades
Electives (Summer Quarter) Date Tuition Instructor
Composite & Montage June 22–Aug 10 (Mon 6-9:30pm) $700 | $630 Members Juan Aguilera
Field Studies: Photography in Connection to Place June 24-Aug 12 (Wed 6-9:30pm) $700 | $630 Members Meghann Riepenhoff & Eirik Johnson
Street Photography: History, Concepts and Techniques June 23-Aug 11 (Tue 6-9:30pm) $700 | $630 Members Daniel Gregory
The Art of Portraiture: Photographing in Natural Light July 7-Aug 11 (Tue 6-9:30pm) $700 | $630 Members Rosanne Olson