Spring Photo Courses | Maundy Mitchell Photography
Portraits • Headshots • Plymouth, New Hampshire

Spring Photo Courses

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Intro to Digital Photography & Intro to Portrait Photography

My fall courses were popular and I love teaching, so I’m going to do it again! This spring, I’m pleased to offer two small group photography courses at my studio in downtown Plymouth, NH — Introduction to Digital Photography (April) and Introduction to Portrait Photography (May).  

Course Option 1:

Introduction to Digital Photography 

Build a strong foundation for your photography in this course.  If you want to take better photographs of your friends and family, nature, or your travels, then this Introduction to Digital Photography course is for you.  By the end of the course, you’ll be more confident in your camera settings and your photography skills. 

This course is designed for you to:

  • Learn the most essential functions of your DSLR camera
  • Understand basic photographic terminology
  • Gain a better understanding of lighting and composition
  • Learn how to recognize and use different kinds of light
  • Make light work for you
  • Understand different types of lenses and how they work
  • Create stronger images with composition
  • Learn to take great photos with the DSLR camera you have without extra gear

Friday mornings, 9 – 11 am
April 3 – 24, 2020

April 2020 photo course calendar

Class size will be limited to six students

Tuition: $190

To apply, please email maundy@maundymitchell.com

Photo courses in a small group setting in a working photography studio

Course Option 2:

Introduction to Portrait Photography 

Continue your education with a hands-on course that is designed to help you take great portraits of your friends and family—and just in time for the holidays! By the end of the course, you’ll be even more confident in your camera settings, directing people, and managing light. 

This course is designed to teach you to:

  • Expand your understanding of light and composition
  • Problem-solve and use what you have (without buying extra gear)
  • Create stronger images with mood
  • Understand the role of connection and body language in portraiture
  • Direct people and position yourself in order to create beautiful portraits
  • Get an introduction to the post-processing workflow

Friday mornings, 9 – 11 am
May 1 – 22, 2020

May 2020 photo course calendar

Class size will be limited to six students

Tuition: $190

To apply, please email maundy@maundymitchell.com

Maundy’s classes were excellent, beautifully structured to blend the technical and artistic aspects of digital photography.  In each course, she offered theory, examples, hands-on work, and supportive critiques that allowed us to better assess our photos.  And because she kept the classes small, Maundy was able to take time with each of us and provide thoughtful ideas for our ongoing improvement.  My husband and I had earlier enjoyed a portrait session with Maundy, and she brought the same professionalism and joy to her classes as she had to our photo session.”  – Sara Jayne Steen

Maundy Mitchell is an awesome teacher. I took both her ‘Introduction to Digital Photography’ and ‘Introduction to Portrait Photography’ classes. I was able to fill in some gaps in my learning through her classes.  She provides an excellent summary of basic photography techniques and delivers hands on learning.  She knows how to encourage students to explore their hidden talents while gaining a new appreciation of art. I really enjoyed how she analyzed the work of famous artists, such as Rembrandt, John Singer Sargent, etc. [She applied their techniques to] her photography work and turned them into pieces of art. I also learned so much about lights, how to set up lights, how to build connections with anyone being shot through her Studio Portrait class.   I enjoyed her classes very much! What she taught me about photography and art will stay with me.” – Tinglan Yang

Maundy Mitchell’s portrait photography class is the most educational and helpful of any photography class I have taken. She knows this subject of portraits as seen through the history of portraiture in art. Her instruction focuses on being aware of light and the photographer making a meaningful contact with their subject in their quest to produce a successful portrait photograph.” – Molly Drummond

Maundy is not only an Incredibly talented and skilled portrait photographer, but a gifted instructor who is able to translate technical photo and camera talk into understandable people speak. The reviews of each of our photo homework with affirming yet instructive comments were invaluable in learning the craft. There is so much to absorb and it was so much fun, I would happily take this same class over and over.” – Kathy Kelsey

Learning from Maundy Mitchell has been the best decision I made for my photography. I highly recommend both of these classes!” – Marissa Prata