Newberry hosts photo classes

Published Jul 10, 2013 at 05:00AM

The Newberry National Volcanic Monument and professional photographer Kevin Sperl will offer a series of classes to give photographers a chance to improve their skills while enjoying the monument’s scenery and beauty. Each class is limited to 12 participants and costs $40, which includes a day pass to the monument. The schedule is as follows:

• 5-8 p.m. Friday at Lava Lands Visitors Center — A beginners’ class focused on retaining a sense of three-dimensional space by using compositional techniques to provide depth and scale.

• 5-8 p.m. July 26 at Paulina Falls Day-Use Site — An intermediate class on capturing images in quality light by increasing understanding of tonal values.

• 5-8 p.m. Aug. 9 at Big Obsidian Flow Day-Use Site — A beginners’ class on retaining a sense of three-dimensional space by using compositional techniques to provide depth and scale.

• 5-8 p.m. Aug. 23 at Paulina Peak summit — An intermediate class focused on capturing images in quality light by increasing your understanding of tonal values.

For more info or to register, email karen.gentry@discovernw.org or call 541-233-6110.

— From staff reports