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Optical Distortion & Experimental Lens for Photography

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Fort Greene, Brooklyn
647 Fulton St
Btwn Rockwell & Ashland Places
Brooklyn, New York 11217
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 13 and older
Average Class Size: 12

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this glass blowing class:

Considering the lens as an object, we will examine how a lens functions optically to bend and distort light in order to better understand the relationship between the object and image/video/projections it can produce. Exploration and experimental modes of inquiry are encouraged. Starting with a brief lecture exploring the origins and development of lens technology for scientific and artistic uses, we will then move into the flameworking studio and work with hot glass to produce unique, one-of- a-kind of lenses for use with phone cameras and SLR cameras.

During the second day, we will put our lenses to use, experimenting and exploring optics and distortion in order to gain insight into the fundamentals of photography with the goal of creating unique images, projections, and video. The workshop will culminate with a group discussion reviewing the images made and examining the functionality of the lenses themselves as art objects.

No previous experience with glass or photography is necessary. 

Please bring your camera(s) to class on the first day.


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Students must give notification 72 hours or more in advance to receive full refund/transfer credit. Request made within 72 hours will be charged a 25% withdrawal fee. No refunds granted after the beginning of class.

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BKC is a photo, video and creative education center located in the heart of Dumbo, Brooklyn.  Our basic philosophy is simple: cut the crap.  We’re founded upon the idea of learning by doing, whether it's hands-on classes in studio lighting, a workshop on shooting HD Video for Youtube,...

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