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11-28-2011, 10:52 AM
Winter/Spring '12 Schedule Announced

Our schedule of classes and workshops (http://www.projectbasho.org/workshops/photography-classes-spring12.html#anchor) for the Winter/Spring '12 semester was published just last week and we're very excited to share what we've announced! We have a wide selection of offerings for photographers who are just starting out or have many years of experience, whether you are working with film or digitally, or even combining processes. We're also happy to unveil several never-before-offered classes and welcome several new instructors.

Master printer Kylie Wright will lead a new 5-week intermediate-level Photoshop class on retouching and compositing (http://www.projectbasho.org/workshops/2012spring/photoshop-retouching-class.html). If you want to learn how to digitally shed the pounds you're picking up this Thanksgiving or seamlessly cut-and-paste elements into a background, this is the class for you.

Foodies will be happy to learn that we are inviting executive chef-cum-culinary photographer, Andrew Kahl, to lead a 3-week class on food photography (http://www.projectbasho.org/workshops/2012spring/food-photography-tips.html). Students will learn the basics of food styling, lighting, white balance, and composition in order to make your dishes look as good as they taste. Of course, we'll also take breaks between shots to sample the subject matter.

Finally, we have scheduled many sessions of our popular DSLR Tutorials (http://www.projectbasho.org/workshops/photography-tutorials.html#anchor) and created a 2-day class, DSLR: Shooting & Editing (http://www.projectbasho.org/workshops/2012spring/digital-photography-basics.html), for students that want to go further. Participants will practice their skills on location before moving to the computer lab to process their images and output to web and print.

For a full listing of our offerings, visit our classes and workshops page (http://www.projectbasho.org/workshops/photography-classes-spring12.html#anchor) or contact us (http://www.projectbasho.org/contact.html) for suggestions about which course is best for you.

Holiday Gift Ideas for Photography Lovers

The holidays are just around the corner and Project Basho has some great gift ideas (http://www.projectbasho.org/holidaygift/) for photographers and photography lovers.

In our bookstore, you'll find a choice of six beautifully printed and hard-to-find photography books by artists we have collaborated with over the years. These include four signed monographs by Andrea Modica, Larry Fink, Debbie Fleming Caffery and Shelby Lee Adams as well as two handsome collotype portfolios of Japanese artists printed by Benrido Collotype Atelier.

Photography classes also make a thoughtful gift and we have offerings to suit beginners through professionals. Feel free to give us a call and we can suggest an appropriate course for the special person you have in mind.

Can't decide what would make the best gift? You can also purchase a gift certificate (http://www.projectbasho.org/holidaygift/) in any amount. Certificates can be applied to any of our goods and services and never expire.

Books and gift certificates can be shipped anywhere in the U.S.

1 Week Left to Enter ONWARD Compé '12

The submission deadline for ONWARD Compé '12 (http://compe.onwardphoto.org/) has been extended by one week to December 5! If you haven't had a chance to submit, you now have 7 days to get your materials over to us. To be considered, we must receive your entry no later than Monday, December 5 at 11:59pm. Selected images will be exhibited at Project Basho's gallery in February 2012.

To coincide with the show's opening reception on February 11, we are also planning a very special photography event, the first annual ONWARD Summit. This unique conference and networking event will bring together emerging and established artists and curators to engage in a rich, participatory dialogue about photography.

Keep your eyes out for more information about this unique event

Project Basho
1305 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19122
www.projectbasho.org (http://www.projectbasho.org)