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SDN education

Welcome to SDN Education, an initiative of SDN offering educational opportunities for photographers interested in advancing their knowledge and skills in the field of documentary photography. 

Upcoming Classes
All classes are held at Digital Silver Imaging in Belmont, MA

Documentary Master Class » 

Photo by Glenn RugaDesigned for photographers who are working on, or are interested in working on, a body of documentary work culminating in a portfolio or a multimedia presentation. The focus of this Master Class will be shooting and in-class critique. We will also go over developing skills for conceptualizing a project, printing, editing, sequencing, and communicating the concept of a project. The work of historical and contemporary documentary photographers will also be discussed. We define documentary fairly broad for this class and encourage both traditional and non-traditional approaches to the genre.


Eight Mondays Starting February 10, 2020
6:30 – 9:00 pm
Instructor: Glenn Ruga
Fee: $600
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InDesign, Photo Book Design, and Typography for Photographers » 

The workshop will cover the basics of working with InDesign to design a photo book, including two-dimensional design principals, typography, and understanding the tools of InDesign most essential for photobooks.

Four consecutive Tuesdays
March 3, 10, 17, 24
6:00 – 9:00 pm
Instructor: Glenn Ruga
Fee: $375
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