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foundations of photography workshop . april 2013 . ridgewood, nj

In conjunction with the annual Ridgewood Film Festival, I am doing a two part workshop at the Clearview Cinemas in Ridgewood, NJ. Workshop dates will be Wed April 17 and Thu April 18 from 4:00-5:30pm. A description of the workshop and a bio is below for those of you interested. Best part is it’s free!! You just have to sign up here beforehand:

I love doing these workshops and this always gives me a good opportunity to share what I have learned and what I believe is valuable as you are developing your vision for your photography. I look forward to seeing you there!

Foundations of Digital Photography
We will explore and learn how to look at the incredible value of composition, learn why lighting is everything in photography and dive into those camera settings you’ve been avoiding. All for the purpose of immediately enhancing your way of seeing and capturing beautiful photos.
Andres Valenzuela is an international wedding and children’s photographer based in Ridgewood, NJ. Having lived in multiple countries around the world in his lifetime he’s gained an appreciation for different cultures and people from all walks of life. He brings this experience and sensitivity to his photography as he seeks to document the beauty and personality in each and every one of his subjects. Andres has photographed over 150 weddings from New Jersey to Mexico, hundreds of families and has also done charity photography work in Israel, Philippines, India and Kenya. Andres teaches photography at Nyack College and conducts photography workshops throughout the year.
Here’s a recap of the Film Festival From Last Year: Video done by Peter Nevill of View Higher Pictures.

Ridgewood Guild // Film Festival Promo from Peter Nevill and Orlando Suazo on Vimeo.