In FocusMPC will be closed for Memorial Day
Sunday May 26, and Monday May 27th
New! Photoshop for Lightroom Users
New! Photoshop for Lightroom Users - Starts May 22nd
Photoshop for Lightroom Users is the perfect class for photographers who already know how to adjust their images in Lightroom, but want to add the powerful adjustment and compositing capabilities made possible by Photoshop’s layers.
Beginning Digital Image Editing
Beginning Digital Image Editing with Adobe Elements 11 - Starts May 25th
Learn the full range of skills photographers need to download images, efficiently review them to pick the best, optimize their appearance, then prepare them for print or the web with Photoshop Elements 11, an inexpensive yet powerful application from Adobe.
Layne Kennedy: The Art of iPhone
Layne Kennedy: The Art of iPhone - Starts May 25th
This Layne Kennedy workshop is for everyone with an iPhone and dial into one of the newest method of creating photographs. You'll spend time canvassing the Twin Cities with your iPhone in hand, seeking visual moments using a variety of app's designed for use with the iPhone.
Mitch Kezar: Shooting in the Great Outdoors
Wildlife Photographer Mitch Kezar: Shooting Outdoors - Starts June 1st
Join, nationally recognized outdoors photographer, Mitch Kezar, for a two-day workshop exploring the fine art of creating stunning outdoor nature photography using available light and mixed light sources. Mitch weaves together eye-opening outdoor experiences, technical lessons, critiques of each student’s work.
Photo: Jim Brandenburg
New Call for Entry
Ambient Light: A Natural Luminosity with Guest Juror, Jim Brandenburg
Ambient light is found light that surrounds you and is already present in a scene. Sometimes referred to as “natural light” or “existing light,” ambient light can be the found inside a home, a restaurant or concert hall, or a bright, sunny day, a deep foggy day, a city at night...in other words, any kind of pre-existing light. This is found light, not additional light that you, the photographer, might choose to add, such as flash.
Prize Awards: First Place - $400, Second Place - $300, Third Place - $200 and Three Honorable Mentions. Prizes and Awards include a free full-color Exhibition Book All images selected by juror will be exhibited throughout the Mpls Photo Center Galleries and published in a full-color Exhibit Book for purchase.
Accepted Images: All images selected by juror will be exhibited throughout the Mpls Photo Center Galleries and published in a full-color Exhibit Book for purchase.
For More Information and to Submit Online: Ambient Light
China in Focus: MPC Photo Tour - October 9th
Join MPC On This Once in a Lifetime Experience
Travel with instructor Layne Kennedy on a unique MPC Photo Tour from October 9th to October 23rd, through urban Beijing and rural China, visiting local villages in the south of China nestled amongst the karst formations of Guangxi, and finish up in Beijing to see the wonders of imperial architecture at its best.