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The Crealdé Wet Darkroom on the main campus is available for rent.

Crealdé Darkroom Rental
Monday, 9 am-4 pm
Tuesday, 9 am-4 pm
Wednesday, 9 am-9 pm
Thursday, 9 am-4 pm
Friday, 9 am-1 pm
Saturday, noon-5 pm
The renovated wet darkroom on the main campus features 10 separate enlarging stations, which accommodate 35mm, 120 and 4x5-inch format film, plus a separate film processing area. A Crealdé membership is required. The fee is $70 for an 8-week session.

The new Digital Printing Lab is now open, but all users must first complete the Digital Printing Lab Workshop.

Crealdé Digital Printing Lab and Finishing Area
Wednesday, 6-9 pm
Saturday, Noon-5 pm
The Digital Printing Lab features an Epson archival pigmented ink printer and one computer workstation with Photoshop, plus two workstations equipped for laptops. The finishing area has a large mat cutter and space to frame photographs. User is responsible for supplying their own paper and framing supplies. All users must complete the Digital Print Lab workshop (WKPH50). There is no charge to use the lab but a Crealdé membership is encouraged.


Classes are 8-weeks long unless noted. To see Winter Garden classes, click on link in yellow bar at top.

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See the schedule for classses and workshops below.

Fall II 2017

October 30, 2017 – January 21, 2018

Crealdé’s Photography Department offers over 20 classes designed for amateurs as well as serious students of photography and working fine art photographers who wish to enhance their technical and aesthetic skills. In addition to general courses in film and digital photography, the curriculum includes special topic courses, weekend workshops and field trips that cover classic themes such as landscapes, still lifes, architecture, portraiture and documentary photography. Crealdé offers classes in Basic Image Processing and a wide range of digital lab classes in a state-of-the-art digital classroom at the Hannibal Square Heritage Center.

The Crealdé Photography Guild meets monthly for presentations by established photographers, as well as offering reviews, image sharing, technical demonstrations and field trips. (See News & Events.)

Crealdé's Photography Guild will resume in the Fall.

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Photography Workshops

WKPH26 Travel the Back Roads to Historic Places Along the Yearling Trail
Instructor: Peter Schreyer 
Saturday, October 21, 8 am-6 pm, Fall I
Carpool from Crealdé
Withdrawal deadline is a week prior to workshop
Photo Review, Wednesday, November 1, 5 p.m., Studio 3
Explore hidden architectural and cultural treasures in the landscape and the communities immortalized by legendary Florida writer Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. The workshop will provide a contemporary window into the region’s past and rich heritage. Photographic opportunities include natural and man-made landscapes, local landmarks, as well as the interior of historical buildings.
Members $95 • Non-members $115

WKPH47 Lake to Lake Photographic Walking Tour
Instructor: Sherri Bunye      
Saturday, October 28, 2:30-8:00 pm, Lake Eola, Fall II
Withdrawal deadline is a week prior to workshop
Explore the changing skyline of downtown Orlando, from Lake Eola to Lake Ivanhoe. Students will have opportunities to photograph architecture, street scenes and interiors. The day culminates with a dusk photography session in the historic Lake Ivanhoe district.
Members $115 • Non-members $135
Sherri Bunye teaches film and digital photography classes to adults and children at Crealdé, as well as instructing the Storytellers Teen Documentary Photography Project. She was awarded a United Arts Professional Development Grant in 2011, Crealdé Artist of the Year 2011 and has exhibited work throughout Central Florida. Website:

WKPH60 Introduction to Flash Photography
Instructor: Jon Manchester
Saturday, October 28, 10 am-3 pm, Studio 5, Fall I
Withdrawal deadline is a week prior to workshop
Photography is VERY dark without light! Fortunately, you can add light to your images and have complete control over it! This workshop is for people who have little or no experience working with introduced light. We will focus on attached, hot-shoe flashes, and using flash outdoors with natural light. Hands-on demonstrations with a model and still life displays will help put to use basic lighting principles. Bring a pen, paper, DSLR with flash/hot-shoe attachable flash.
Members $150 • Non-members $170

WKPH62 Thornton Park by Day - Greenwood Cemetery by Moonlight
Instructor: Sherri Bunye   
Saturday, November 4, 3:30-8:30 pm Lake Eola, Fall II
Withdrawal deadline is a week prior to workshop
Be guided through the brick-lined streets of downtown Orlando’s Thornton Park. Capture the charm of the bungalow homes and European-inspired boutiques as we weave our way to historic Greenwood Cemetery for a moonlight tour.
Members $115 • Non-members $135

WKPH49 Understanding Metering & Exposure
Instructor: Jon Manchester
Saturday, November 11, 10 am-3 pm, Studio 3, Fall II
Withdrawal deadline is a week prior to workshop
Ever wonder why your images do not look like the ones you have envisioned in your mind's eye? Create images you love by understanding how light works and how your camera sees it! Get in touch with how to use the best metering setting within your camera to get the best exposure. Workshop includes hands-on exercises.
Members $150 • Non-members $170

WKPH12 Travel the Back Roads to Historic Places Along the St. Johns River
Instructor: Peter Schreyer
Saturday, December 2nd, 8 am-6 pm, Fall II
Withdrawal deadline is one week prior to workshop
Carpool from Crealdé
Photo Review, Wednesday, November 29, 5 p.m., Studio 3
Explore hidden architectural and cultural treasures along the back roads of Volusia and Lake County that provide a contemporary window to the region’s past and rich heritage. Participants cross the St. Johns River on a 19th-century ferry and travel on a dirt road through a beautiful portion of the Ocala National Forest. Photographic opportunities include the natural and man-made landscape, local landmarks and interiors of historical buildings.
Members $95 • Non-members $115
Peter Schreyer, CEO/Executive Director and Senior Faculty, Photography. A native of Switzerland, Schreyer is an internationally exhibited, award-winning photographer who has documented America’s cultural landscape for more than three decades. He has received a wide range of public art commissions, research grants and awards for his black-and- white photography on Florida communities. Following his 2015 exhibition at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, his archival photographs were purchased for the prestigious Almond Collection of Contemporary Art. Schreyer is CEO/Executive Director of Crealdé School of Art, where he teaches all levels of traditional photography classes and oversees the Photography Studio equipped with professional wet darkroom facilities as well as a state-of-the-art digital lab. 

WKPH42 Photograph Nature in the Ocala National Forest

Instructor:  Milton Heiberg    
Saturday, November 18, 8:30 am-4 pm, Fall II
Withdrawal deadline is a week prior to workshop
Join professional photographer Milton Heiberg for a day of photography in a private wilderness area near Paisley in the Ocala National Forest. Photograph the untouched lakeside cypress tree landscapes, as well as the endangered but friendly Florida scrub jays, plus many other nature subjects. The class will be the guests at a secluded lodge house. Demonstrations, lunch and follow-up review are included.
Members $95 • Non-members $115
Milton Heiberg was given a Brownie Target camera at age 8 and has been an avid photographer ever since. He is a frequent lecturer on wildlife photography, special effects and general photography. Thousands of his images have been published worldwide. He is the author of seven books on photographic technique.

WKPH67 Beyond Basic Blue (Continuing Cyanotype)
Instructor: Ali Lanenga
Saturday-Sunday, December 9-10, Studio 5, Fall II
Saturday, 9 am-3 pm and Sunday, 9 am- Noon
Withdrawal deadline is a week prior to workshop
Build on your Cyanotype printmaking by experimenting with toning techniques, diffusion tests, and preparing negatives for print.  Create a series of original cyanotype prints and the skills necessary to continue printing with technical precision.
Members $195 • Non-members $215

WKPH71 Understanding Portrait Lighting
Instructor: Patrick Van Dusen
Saturday, January 6, 10 am-5 pm, Studio 3, Fall II
Withdrawal deadline is a week prior to workshop
Photographing a portrait on location or in the studio can be a challenging experience. Learn techniques to properly light your subject using both natural and studio lights. Explore light, shadow, and posing using a female model. There will be a break provided for lunch.
Members $145 • Non-members $165

WGWKPH61 Bird Photography at Lake Apopka
Instructor: Milton Heiberg 
Saturday, January 13, 9 am-3 pm, Fall II
Withdrawal deadline is a week prior to workshop
Planning Session, January 11, 7-8 pm, Jessie Brock Community Center
Review Session, January 18, 6-8 pm, Jessie Brock Community Center
Spend a full day photographing the birds of Lake Apopka with lifelong bird photographer instructor Milton Heiberg. Meander the new Lake Apopka Wildlife Loop expanding over the north shores of Lake Apopka with over 10 miles of 360-degree vistas, including  ponds, canal waterways and the shores of Lake Apopka itself. Ever since the north shore restoration, this area has become a birder’s paradise. We will have continuous photo-ops of many species, including wading birds, passerines, gallinules, raptors, and especially Osprey carrying or eating a fish. Lunch will be provided at the Lakeside Pavilion.
Members $145 • Non-members $165

WKPH70 Photographing the Florida Landscape
Instructor: Milton Heiberg  
Saturday, December 9, 8 am-5 pm, Fall II
Preparation, Thursday, December 7, 7-9 pm, Studio 5
Photo Review, Thursday, December 147-9 pm, Studio 5
Explore how to look at a landscape, capture the best light, and what to include and leave out. Learn how to see and control forms of composition, and using HDR in your landscapes. Students to meet prior to workshop and then afterwards to share photographs taken during workshop.
Members $95 • Non-members $115


Fall 2017 Classes

Film-based Classes

Learn the basics of photography with a camera that uses film, leading to the art and techniques of processing traditional black-and-white photographs in a wet darkroom.

PH168 Black-and-White Film Photography I
Instructor: Peter Schreyer          
Monday, 7-9 pm, Studio 5, Fall II
Be introduced to the timeless beauty of traditional, film-based black-and-white photography, including image selection, exposure and processing your own film and prints in Crealdé’s wet darkroom. This introductory course will cover basic camera controls and formats  (loaner cameras available), film types, hands-on field trips, weekly assignments, print reviews and lots of fun time in the darkroom. Designed for students new to film photography and photographers who want to reconnect with this creative art form.
Members $215 • Non-members $235

Digital Classes

The following courses teach the art and techniques of digital photography using contemporary Single Lens Reflex cameras, including the use of programs such as Photoshop.

PH147 Digital Photography I
Instructor: Sherri Bunye
Monday, 7-9 pm, Studio 3, Fall I/Fall II
Tuesday, 10 am-Noon, Heritage Center, Fall II
Instructor: Jon Manchester
Wednesday, 10 am-Noon, Studio 3, Fall I
Build a strong foundation for your photography and make better photographs by understanding exposure, metering, focus and composition. Hands-on demonstrations and assignments with follow-up reviews will reinforce how to control these systems by adjustments to camera features such as shutter speed, aperture and ISO, and the impact these settings have on the aesthetics of photographs.
Members $210 • Non-members $230

PH148 Digital Photography II  
Instructor: Jon Manchester
Wednesday, 7-9 pm, Heritage Center, Fall I
Wednesday, 10 am-Noon, Studio 3, Fall II
Delve deeper into photography by learning techniques in composition, lighting, flash and special equipment.  Instruction and assignments give students the opportunity to work on their photography weaknesses and strengths. Prerequisite: Digital Photography I or similar experience.
Members $210 • Non-members $230

PH258 Basic Image Processing 
Instructor: Jon Manchester
Wednesday, 7-9 pm, Heritage Center, Fall II
Using Lightroom and Photoshop (Standard or Elements), students learn the fundamentals of image processing with two of today's most popular image processing tools. Two basic image enhancement workflows will be covered. The first workflow will combine the best features of Lightroom and Photoshop. The second workflow will be a Photoshop-only workflow.
Members $225 • Non-members $245

Combined Digital & Film

In-depth exploration of various photographic topics and themes, applicable to digital or film, color or black-and-white photography.

PH241 Photo III
Instructor: Peter Schreyer
Thursday, 7-9 pm, Heritage Center, Fall II
Landscape, portrait, documentary and night photography themes are examined through lectures, slide presentations, assignments, critiques and field trips. Designed for the visual and photographic growth of intermediate students working in film or digital, color or black-and-white photography. Prerequisite: Digital Photo II/Black-and-White Photo II or similar experience.
Members $220 • Non-members $240

PH277 Bird Photography
Instructor: Milton Heiberg

Tuesday, 7-9 pm, Studio 5, Fall II
Learn to photograph birds from a lifelong birder and bird photography instructor. Learn to get close without disturbing the bird’s lifestyle while capturing award-winning photos of flying birds. You will need a lens of at least 300mm. If you are planning to buy a long lens, wait until after the first class. Practice these skills during four instructor-led field trips.
Members $225 • Non-members $245

PH281 Introduction to the World of Stock Photography
Instructor: Ali Lanenga
Thursday, 7-9 pm, Studio 3, 4 Weeks, Fall I/II
Explore the world of stock photography! Learn industry standards, technical terms, model and property releases. Explore how to create, style and execute concepts that catch the eye of advertisers and editors. Two instructor-led shooting sessions that will lay the foundation to beginning a robust stock portfolio. Open to all levels of interest in stock photography. Students must understand basic photography techniques and how to operate their camera.
Members $110 • Non-members $130




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