Aug
18
6:00pm 6:00pm

Casements Camera Club Opening Reception

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. 

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Dispatches from the Front: Open for Viewing
Jul
11
9:30am 9:30am

Dispatches from the Front: Open for Viewing

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.

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May
27
9:30am 9:30am

Community Workshop: Recipe For Success

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!

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May
13
1:00pm 1:00pm

Family Photo Fun Day

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. 

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DEPARTURES 2017 Opening Reception
May
3
5:00pm 5:00pm

DEPARTURES 2017 Opening Reception

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.

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THESIS 2017 Opening Reception
May
2
6:00pm 6:00pm

THESIS 2017 Opening Reception

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.

Featured Photographers:

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

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Film Screening: Welcome To Pine Hill
Apr
26
6:00pm 6:00pm

Film Screening: Welcome To Pine Hill

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.

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Apr
15
9:30pm 9:30pm

Community Workshop: Intermediate Image Editing

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.

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Apr
8
9:00am 9:00am

Shoot & Share : Free Teen Photography Outing

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. 

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Artist Talk : The Art of Nature Photography
Apr
4
5:00pm 5:00pm

Artist Talk : The Art of Nature Photography

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. 

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Film Screening: Selma
Mar
29
6:00pm 6:00pm

Film Screening: Selma

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.

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Mar
25
9:30am 9:30am

Community Workshop: Introduction to Lightroom

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. 

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Film Screening: The Black Panthers
Mar
22
6:00pm 6:00pm

Film Screening: The Black Panthers

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.

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Film Screening: The Scar of Shame
Mar
8
6:00pm 6:00pm

Film Screening: The Scar of Shame

2:00 p.m. afternoon screening, 6:00 p.m. evening screening and guided discussion

The Scar of Shame, Directed by Frank Perugini (1929) 86 min.

A young black musician marries a woman of lower class to saver her from an abusive stepfather. However, he won't let his new wife meet his mother for fear of her disappointment with him for marrying below his status.

 

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Film Screening: Pioneers Double Feature
Mar
1
6:00pm 6:00pm

Film Screening: Pioneers Double Feature

2:00 p.m. afternoon screening, 6:00 p.m. evening screening and guided discussion

Rev. S.S. Jones Home Movies, from Rev. Solomon Sir Jones (1924-1926) 16 min.

A silent documentary film of daily life in some of the 30+ all-black towns that existed in Oklahoma in the mid-1920s

Symbol of the Unconquered - A Story of the Ku Klux Klan, Directed by Oscar Micheaux (1920) 59 min.

Racists learn that the land a black man owns lies over a vast oil field, and threaten his life when he refuses to sell.

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Film Screening: Pioneers Double Feature
Feb
22
6:00pm 6:00pm

Film Screening: Pioneers Double Feature

2:00 p.m. afternoon screening, 6:00 p.m. evening screening and guided discussion

Two Knights of Vaudeville, from from Ebony Film Co. (1915) 11 min.

After attending a vaudeville show, two men decide to give it a try with their own stage comedy.

Ten Nights In A Bar Room, Directed by Roy Calnek (1926) 64 min.

A man turns to drink after being swindled out of his mill business. After losing his daughter, he is reborn and runs for mayor.

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Feb
18
9:30am 9:30am

Community Workshop: Image Editing for Beginners

Saturday, February 18, 2017, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Cost: $70 Register by Friday, February 3 and receive $10 off

Instructor: Seth Parr

 Photoshop isn’t just for professionals anymore. This beginner-friendly introductory class will introduce students to a program that has redefined the digital imaging process, and has made creative control of the “digital darkroom” accessible to amateurs and enthusiasts alike. Participants will gradually become proficient at using the various tools and will learns basic editing techniques including—but not limited to—basic image management, working with multiple layers, resizing images, cropping, color correcting and saving for various outputs. If you would like to learn a new set of skills and take satisfaction in knowing how to get the most out of your photographic workflow—from downloading images to subtle manipulation to dramatic enhancements—then this is the course for you. 

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Family Photo Fun Day
Feb
11
1:00pm 1:00pm

Family Photo Fun Day

Messages of Love: Valentine’s Day Sign Cards

Saturday, February 11, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Come make a custom Valentine’s Day greeting card featuring the one and only you! Choose from a variety of messages and signs, hold them up for the camera, and then print out your photos and add to cardstock. Your personalized card will fold outwards into three pieces, the accordion-style format allowing each picture to hang below. You can give these beautiful cards to family and friends or hang them up as décor for everyone to enjoy!

 

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. 

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David Prince lecture
Feb
3
5:00pm 5:00pm

David Prince lecture

Curator of Collections at Syracuse University Art Gallery, David Prince, will deliver a lecture on the exhibition titled "North and South: Berenice Abbott's US Route 1." On loan from Syracuse, "North and South" is a collection of photos taken by Abbott in 1954 as she traveled US Route 1 from Maine to the Florida Keys. 

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Film Screening: 13th
Feb
1
6:00pm 6:00pm

Film Screening: 13th

2:00 p.m. afternoon screening, 6:00 p.m. evening screening and guided discussion.

13th, Directed by Ava DuVernay (2016) 100 min. TV-MA

A thought provoking documentary in which scholars, activists, and politicians analyze the criminalization of African-Americans and the U.S. prison boom. 

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