Photography Classes

Photography Classes & Creativity Workshops

I am an artist, photographer and instructor based in Vero Beach, Florida. I am fascinated by photography, art and creativity. I have a Masters in Fine Art (MFA) in Photography and extensive experience as a commercial photographer shooting architecture, food & products. In addition to my commercial photography work I teach photography classes at the Vero Beach Museum of Art, work as Director of Photography for Vero Home, Life & Design Magazine and teach numerous private students in Vero Beach and Miami, Florida. I was recently featured on the Miami episode of Ovation TV’s art + travel show American Canvas.

Below is a list of my current photography classescreativity workshops, photography excursions and art gallery tours in Vero Beach, Delray Beach & Miami, Florida. I am also available for private photography & creativity lessons and creativity workshops for businesses and organizations.

Ilse Bing, Self Portrait In Mirrors, Black & White Photograph, 1931

Ilse Bing, Self Portrait In Mirrors, Black & White Photograph, 1931

* Photography 101
Vero Beach Museum of Art
Wednesdays 6:30-8:30pm
Next class begins September 27, 2017
Fee: $175 (Museum members $155)
10 Weeks

* Register for Photography 101 today!

What button do I push? Learn how to use your camera including compact digital and dSLRs in this engaging photography class at the Vero Beach Museum of Art. You’ll learn the fundamentals of photography including f-stops, shutter speeds, ISO, exposure and depth of field. We’ll explore design and composition as well as landscape photography, still life photography and portraits.

More details on this Photography 101 Class.

Please contact me for private lessons or to request a small group. I will also add you to my email list to notify you of future classes.

Photoshop for Photographers Class in Vero Beach, FL

Photoshop Class in Vero Beach, Florida

* Photoshop CC for Photographers
Vero Beach Museum of Art
Wednesdays 6:30-8:30pm
Next class will run in January 2018
Fee: $175 (Museum members $155)
10 Weeks

Take your photography to the next level using Adobe Photoshop CC, Bridge and Photoshop Elements. This interactive photography class is designed to teach you digital workflow from camera to computer to printer. Learn how to get the most out of your photographs using the editing capabilities of Adobe Photoshop CC, Bridge and Photoshop Elements 11-14. We will also cover filters and special effects during this 10-week photography class. You must have a portable personal laptop computer with your personal version of Adobe Photoshop CC or Elements 11 or higher.

More details on this Photoshop CC and Photoshop Elements class

* Please contact me for private lessons or to request a small group. I will also add you to my email list to notify you of future classes.

Aric Attas, Cosmic Tapestry, Color Photograph, 2011

Aric Attas, Cosmic Tapestry, Color Photograph, 2011

* Discovering Your Creative Vision
Vero Beach Museum of Art
Mondays 6:30-8:30pm
Next class begins September 25, 2017
Fee: $175 (Museum members $155)
10 Weeks

Register for Discovering Your Creative Vision today!

Discovering Your Creative Vision is a unique creativity class that uses photography to challenge the perceptions and creative limitations of the participants. With today’s technology, almost everybody has a camera with them, everywhere they go. This seminar taps the camera to discover ways of thinking creatively. Using a variety of photography strategies workshop participants will develop unique perspectives, seeing new patterns and themes not readily apparent. Learn to see from a unique perspective while developing insight and fostering innovation, and how to bring these ideas into our work as photographers.

More information on this Creativity Class

Discovering Your Creative Vision with Aric Attas feature article in Vero Beach 32963

Please contact me for private lessons or to request a small group. I will also add you to my email list to notify you of future classes.

* Private Photography Classes & Creativity Classes in Vero Beach
Please contact Aric Attas if you are interested in learning how to use your camera, lighting techniques, creativity, etc.

LightSpaces_20150524__MG_2688_Aric_Attas* Cuba Photographic Tour + Workshop
Havana, Cuba
Date TBA
Fee $3,800-4,500

Let the aromas, rhythms, colors, textures, flavors and people of Cuba ignite your senses and trigger your creativity on this cultural adventure to the island of Cuba. You’ll experience Cuba from a true insider’s perspective through person-to-person interactions with local chefs, artists, dancers, musicians, historians, architects and more.

Highlights include touring Old Havana with an architect leading the way, a visit to the Fine Arts Museum followed by a home-cooked meal where we’ll discuss current trends in contemporary Cuban art with one of Cuba’s leading art curators, a visit to an UNESCO biosphere reserve and the opportunity to enjoy the wonderful coffee grown and roasted on the premises.

Our excursion blends cultural experiences with opportunities to photograph. There will be ample technical and creative guidance throughout the trip to help you find and enhance your creative vision. You’ll walk away from this experience with enhanced technical skills, a clearer personal vision and experiences that will last a lifetime.

More details on this Photography Workshop In Cuba.

Please contact Aric Attas to reserve your spot today as we expect this photography tour to Cuba to fill quickly.

Wynwood Walls Street Art Miami

Aric Attas, Wywnood Walls, Miami, Florida, 2012

* Wynwood Art District Gallery Tour
Miami, Florida
Next Wynwood Gallery Tour Date TBD
12:30-6:00pm
Fee$120/person

Discover Miami’s vibrant art scene on this gallery tour of the infamous Wynwood Art District. We will start the tour immersed in the Wynwood Walls street art project and continue to visit some of the district’s most successful galleries and artists. We will meet several gallery owners and directors who will share their perspectives on the art world and the role of their galleries within that world. We will also meet an artist who shows his work around the county in addition to opening his Wynwood studio as a gallery. Along the way you’ll see a range of artwork from Andy Warhol prints to student work pinned to the wall and just about everything in between.

The tour will begin at 12:30PM at the Wynwood Kitchen & Bar surrounded by some fantastic murals by Kenny Scharf, Shepard Fairey, Futura and many others.

To learn more and register visit Wynwood Art District Gallery Tour

Aric Attas, Untitled Color Photograph, Wynwood Art District, Miami, 2013

Aric Attas, Untitled Color Photograph, Wynwood Art District, Miami, 2013

* Wynwood Art District Creative Photography Class
Miami, Florida
Next Wynwood Art District Creative Photography Class Date TBD
1:00PM-4:00PM
Fee $120/person

Discover Miami’s vibrant street art and your creativity in this creative photography class held in the infamous Wynwood Art District.

We will start the photo excursion immersed in the Wynwood Walls street art project and continue to visit some of the district’s most interesting and vibrant street art. You will receive technical support and creative ideas as we explore the area with our cameras.

This creative photography class will begin at 1:00PM at the Wynwood Kitchen & Bar surrounded by some fantastic murals by Kenny Scharf, Shepard Fairey, Futura and many others. From there we will explore the street art and gallery culture Wynwood is known for.

To learn more and register visit Wynwood Art District Creative Photography Class.

Aric Attas, Particle Zoo, Abstract Color Photograph, 2011

Aric Attas, Particle Zoo, Color Photograph, 2011

* Discovering Your Creative Vision – Creative Spark Sessions
Aric Attas {Creative}
Thursdays 7:00-8:30pm

These will begin again soon!
Fee $10/session

Not your typical photography class. Join us for a creative power boost! Get constructive feedback on your photography from Aric and the group as you discover your creative vision. Sessions are held Thursday evenings from 7:30-9pm. Expect lively discussions on photography, art and the creative process. Please Aric Attas to reserve your spot in advance. Bring your photographs on a flash drive and your camera if you have technical questions.

To learn more visit Creative Sparks Sessions

Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens

Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens

* Creative Photography Class at the Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens, Delray Beach, FL
Date: TBD
10am-2pm
Fee $120/person. Museum admission and lunch are additional.

Visit the Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens with us and receive creative ideas and technical tips to improve your photography from instructor Aric Attas. We will meet at the gardens located in Delray Beach, FL on Saturday, September 28th and spend approximately 3 hours photographing and discovering your creative vision. You will receive technical and creative ideas as you shoot. Bring your camera and plenty of space on your memory card!

After shooting in the gardens we will meet at the Morikami’s Japanese Cafe for lunch and a critique session where your will receive constructive feedback on your images including ideas to for future photography.

To learn more and register visit Creative Photography Class at the Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens, Delray Beach, FL.

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