An exhibition featuring selections from Carlos Betancourt’s “Re-Collections” series: ornamental and organic photographic prints, “The Cut-Out Army”: life-sized prints of his closest relations in various outfits and poses, and a selection of recent works.
The Southeast Museum of Photography is pleased to present Volusia County Views, a black and white photography exhibition created by members of the Ormond Beach Casements Camera Club. This exhibition consists of 38 images–produced by 24 photographers ranging in experience from professional to amateur enthusiast–that celebrate the natural beauty and scenic wonders of Volusia County. Some of the images highlight popular tourist attractions, such as DeLeon Springs State Park and the Daytona International Speedway, while others offer contemplative views of the Florida landscape and bygone eras preserved for our continual enjoyment by the Barberville Pioneer Settlement. The imagery gives audiences a chance to take a visual "tour" of Volusia County while visiting the Community Spotlight Gallery maintained by the Southeast Museum of Photography at the News-Journal Center at Daytona State College, located at 221 North Beach Street in downtown Daytona Beach.
Opening Reception: Friday, August 18th from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public.
Where: News-Journal Center at Daytona State College, located at 221 N. Beach Street, Daytona Beach. The artwork is available for public viewing on the 2nd floor, just outside the Davidson Theater.
Eight Daytona State College photography alumni return to the Southeast Museum of Photography to exhibit recent work. The group includes New York Times Staff photographer Stephen Crowley, and Daytona Beach News-Journal Photographer Lola Gomez. The exhibition will be on display from July 11, 2017 through September 20, 2017, with a panel presentation by participating photographers scheduled for September 13, 2017 at the Madorsky Theatre on the campus of Daytona State College.
A RECIPE FOR SUCCESS: FOOD STYLING TIPS & TRICKS (Full Day Workshop, Level II)
Saturday, May 27, 2017, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Cost: $70 Register by Friday, May 12 and receive $10 off!
Instructor: Charles Hodges
Guest Speaker/Stylist: Chef Andra Dynese Chisholm
This unique workshop is designed for photographers and photo-enthusiasts alike. Participants will learn about the basics of food styling, plus the tips and tricks it takes to achieve the ideal shot. A range of concepts will be explored—including choosing accessories and props to suit various themes—as well as lighting techniques, placement, styling tips, and ways to maximize results (using cost-effective and easy-to-find materials) that will result in enticing and impressive images.
Charles and Andra will walk participants step-by-step through their process: the fundamentals of recipe/food selection, prep work, prop styling and finally, getting the signature photograph. Whether you are looking to expand your skill set for future job opportunities or take aesthetically pleasing photographs for a personal food blog, cookbook or simply your meals—and you want to share with a lager audience via social media—this workshop is for you!
Paper Blooms: Decorative Flower Vases
Saturday, May 13, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Come make a personalized flower vase that is bursting with colorful paper blooms and pictures of you! Choose from a variety of flower types—you can mix and match colors and styles—and embellish with buttons, ribbon and glitter. Best of all, your portrait and sunny smile will peek out from the center of the vase, making it a great gift to give for Mother’s Day or add a touch of springtime cheer to any room.
Family Photo Fun Days feature free activities designed for children ages 6-13 accompanied by a parent or guardian. Come visit the museum and explore new ways of seeing and creating!
Due to limited space, pre-registration is required at least 24 hours in advance. Call (386) 506-4569 for more information of visit www.smponline.org.
Join us for the opening reception of DEPARTURES 2017, an exhibition of photographs by the recent graduates of the Daytona State College A.S. Degree in Photographic Technology.
This exhibition will be on display in the upstairs gallery of the Southeast Museum of Photography May 3 - July 29, 2017.
Join us for the Opening Reception of THESIS 2017, an exhibition of portfolios by the 2017 graduates of the University of Central Florida B.S. in Photography.
Kayla Billingsley, Tyler Blackwell, Brittany Borders, Bailley Burdersky, Tori Camera, Christin Coblentz, Timothy DeGilio, Lily DeVirgilis, Danita Driskill, Jason Epperson, Laurel Higman, Sean Hogan, Walter Jackson, Robin Kovanda, Angela Krauss-Coryell, Brianne Lehan, Maria Morrison, Kaleb Starr, Sarai Suarez, Jinsong Weeks, Benjamin Wooten
THESIS 2017 will be on display in the downstairs gallery of the Southeast Museum of Photography May 2 - June 24, 2017
2:00 p.m. afternoon screening, 6:00 p.m. evening screening and guided discussion with the film's director, Keith Miller!
Welcome To Pine Hill, Directed by Keith Miller (2012) 81 min.
Shannon, a recently reformed drug dealer, receives a grim medical diagnosis which compels him to make peace with his past and search for freedom beyond the concrete jungle of New York City.
Alumni and staff photographer for the New York Times, Stephen Crowley, will be visiting Daytona State College to give a presentation on Thursday, April 20 at 1:00 p.m. The presentation will take place in the Photography Building 530 Room 118.
INTERMEDIATE IMAGE EDITING (Full Day Workshop, Level II)
Saturday, April 15, 2017, 9:30am – 4:30pm
Cost: $70 Register by Friday, April 7 and receive $10 off!
Instructor: Edson Beckett
This workshop is geared towards photographers that have already familiarized themselves with the basic image editing tools of Adobe Photoshop, like the adjustments and some of the basic photo editing tools. This workshop expands upon the concepts presented in the introductory course by exploring more complex techniques along with some useful tips, tricks and features. Delve into Photoshop’s more advanced features—learn to apply filters; learn how to use, download and make your own actions; learn how to make accurate, realistic selections (creating, transforming and refining them) as well as how to work with quick mask and the pen tool. Learn how to utilize the amazing Camera Raw Filter, discover blend modes and how to use them effectively, plus layer masks and more.
Shoot & Share: Free Teen Photography Outing
Location: Meets at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm
Saturday, April 8, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Special Guest Photographers: Joe and Mary Jean Campanellie
This program gives teens an opportunity to photograph as a group while receiving feedback and advice on camera exposure, composition techniques and troubleshooting on location. There is no charge for this program, but participants are expected to bring their own cameras and arrange for their own transportation. Spaces are limited, so registration is required in advance along with a completed off-campus field trip form.
THE ART OF NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY by Joe and Mary Jean Campanellie
Artist Talk: Tuesday, April 4th, from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
This lecture series is designed to engage the community—especially young and emerging artists—by presenting a wide array of guest speakers and professional photographers to the public.
Through a blend of artist talks, demonstrations, slideshows and even workshops, this program offers audiences the opportunity to learn about—and discuss in detail—aspects of photography, image-making and potential career opportunities.
Not only is this a supportive learning experience, but also a platform to recognize and celebrate the incredible talent in our local community.
2:00 p.m. afternoon screening, 6:00 p.m. evening screening and guided discussion
Selma, Directed by Ava DuVernay (2014) 127 min. PG13
A chronicle of Martin Luther King's campaign to secure equal voting rights through an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.
INTRODUCTION TO LIGHTROOM (Full Day Workshop, Level I)
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Cost: $70 Register by Friday, March 10 and receive $10 off!
Instructor: Jennifer Copp
Adobe Lightroom is a powerful tool for any digital photographer looking to prepare, edit and organize their photographs quickly and effectively. Learn to sort, tag and create collections using Lightroom’s organizational tools. Learn to apply changes to multiple images, fine-tune overall color and lighting, merge images to optimize tonal range, and develop an efficient image-processing workflow. Participants will also see how to start creating customized slideshows and presentations. Utilizing a combination of easy-to-follow exercises and hands-on instruction, this workshop will help you realize the full potential of your photographs and photographic archive.
2:00 p.m. afternoon screening, 6:00 p.m. evening screening and guided discussion
The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, Directed by Stanley Nelson (2015) 155 min.
This documentary explores the Black Panther Party, its significance to the broader American culture, its cultural and political awakening for black people, and the painful lessons wrought when a movement derails.