Kanabec History Center Events















What's Happening at the Kanabec History Center

First Annual Vasa Saga Festival
Vasa Saga 2015 February 7 5pm-midnight
Vasa Saga 2015 clues 

The Kanabec History Center FAMILY TRADITIONSCOOK BOOK is now available for sale at the History Center Gift Shop which is open year round Tuesdays through Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For more info contact the Kanabec History Center at center@kanabechistory.org 

Photography Workshops

Photography can be a fun, invigorating and enlightening way to capture and share the world we see and experience. The advent of digital cameras has made photography so much more accessible and at the same time, more confusing. These workshops are designed to explain photography in understandable terms in a fun setting. Sign up for any workshop or combination of workshops by calling the Kanabec History Center 320-679-1665 or stopping in at 805 West Forest Avenue in Mora at the History Center 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesdays through Saturdays.

March 3 Digital Camera Basics
(7 to 9:30 p.m.) Fee: $25

Digital camera can be absolutely overwhelming. In this class we will go over the very basic features of digital cameras: batteries, memory cards, deleting and saving images and connecting to the tv or computer. If your are interested in purchasing a new camera, some basic information will be shared.

March 10 Understanding the Camera
(7 to 9:30 p.m.) Fee: $25

Camera have advanced greatly since the day of simply "pointing and shooting." Even the smallest camera has a lot more capabitlity than most photographers are aware of. In this workshop, we will discuss how a camera works, the difference between SLR and point and shoot cameras and film and digital cmaeras. We will spend time negotiating the menues and options of digital cameras. Sinde each camera has a different program, it is ABOSULUTELY ESSENTAIAL THAT EACH PERSON BRING THEIR CAMERA AND MANUAL TO CLASS.

March 17 Opening the Photographer's "Eye"
(7 to 9 p.m.) Fee: $25

In this workshop we will discuss what makes a pleasing photograph rather than just a snapshot. We will discuss composition-just what goes into creating a pleasing image. Photography literally means to “write with light “ so we will discuss how to work with light. We will discuss people photography-how to get great shots of family and friends. We will also cover processing, both at home and in outlabs. Open to all levels, digital and film cameras, point and shoot and SLR. Max: 30

March 31 Take Your Camera Off Automatic

(7 to 9:30 p.m.) Fee: $25

Today's cameras have automatic exposure settings that will give the correct exposure in most situations. However, there are situations when one wants to override the automatic settings and control the shutter speed and aperture or create special effects. We will discuss aperture and shutter speeds and other factors like ISO that affect getting a more correctly exposed image. Appropriate for SLR camera owners.
Max: 10 people



Must pre-register and pre-pay for all classes, call 320-679-1665 to register or mail fee to PO Box 113, Mora MN 55051. Make check out to KHC.

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