Register now for middle, high school photo class at Fla. Museum

May 15th, 2006

Photo available

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History will offer a week-long photography class for students enrolled in grades 7-10 titled “Freeze Frame” from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 5-10.

The class will explore various black and white techniques and experiment with digital photography. Participants have the opportunity to meet with local photographers, travel to one of Florida’s beautiful natural areas and use their camera lens to capture a butterfly. Students also will polish their skills in the darkroom and take part in a photography gallery opening.

The cost of the session is $170 for Florida Museum members and $215 for non-members, plus a $4 lab fee. Students must bring their own 35 mm camera. For more information, call (352) 846-2000, ext. 277 or visit http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/education/camps7-10.htm.

The Florida Museum also is offering a number of summer classes for students in grades 1-6. For more information call (352) 846-2000, ext. 277 or visit http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/education/camps1-6.htm.

Media contact: Paul Ramey, (352) 846-2000, pramey@ufl.edu
Writer: Lauren Williams