Project: Identity Photography

FREE digital photography program for teens
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  • Sundays & Tuesdays, September 21 thru November 23

  • Sundays, 12:00-4:00 PM 

    Tuesdays, 6:00-8:00 PM

  • The Conservatory
  • Free | Application Required
  • Registration is first come, first serve and each participant will be provided a camera and access to a Mac computer with Adobe Creative Suite for the duration of the program.
  • Please note for participants' safety, we will be following CDC recommended guidelines and participants will be required to wear masks while indoors.

Project: Identity Photography is a free digital photography intensive for 14-18 year old teens.

This unique 10-week program provides an opportunity to learn the basics of photography, composition, camera use, as well as editing tools in Adobe Photoshop. A culminating photobook and exhibition of artwork in the Event Gallery will be created and shared with the community.

Participants explore photography as medium for personal expression and storytelling, engage in workshops, visit with guest photographers, and participate in on and off-site shoots and excursions.

Complete the application below or email education@bethelwoodscenter.org for more information.

What grade are you in?
You can type directly into the form, or copy and paste your response from a word doc into this form. Please no more then 400 words.

Meet Your Teaching Artists!

Stacy Roerig

Stacy Roerig has a bachelors degree from Marywood College and a master’s degree from Wilkes University. She currently teaches art, photography, yearbook, computer graphics, and beginning game design classes at Honesdale High School. Stacy has a passion for the arts with a focus in photography. She enjoys sharing her passion with her students and watching them grow creatively.

Sharone Reef

Sharone Reef is an Israeli-born artist who came to the USA over 30 years ago after serving in the Israeli Defense Forces. A mother of two young adults, Sharone spends most of her free time creating as an illustrator, writer, painter and photographer. In addition to being a Bethel Woods Teaching Artist, Sharone teaches at a local elementary school. 

person holding a digital camera

Learn the basics of using a digital camera

person sitting on the floor with multiple photographs

Study the composition of a photograph

man at a computer learning Photoshop

Learn photo processing and editing with Adobe Photoshop

Funding for Project Identity Photography has been provided in part by the Phillip and Edith Leonian Foundation and by Bethel Woods Center for the Arts members and donors. View a copy of our annual report or visit our website at bethelwoodscenter.org for more about our supporters.