Ongoing Develop Your Photo Habit & Style: 10 Minutes a Day for 31 Days All you need is you, your favorite camera (film, digital, smart phone, instant…), and ten minutes a day for 31 days. That’s it. Turn your camera on and go. In this self-paced course, I’ll teach you how to develop your visual voice, make photography your daily habit, and pick up mad technical skills along the way. Whether you’re a new or seasoned photographer, the assignments will sharpen your eye and your technique. I designed it to be straightforward, fun, and effective. Over 31 days, you’ll delve into both the art and craft of making poetic images. Choose from Session One or Session Two or both! Date: Start anytime; this is a self-paced e-course Duration: 31 days Fee: $31.00 Instructor: Nikki Gardner Join the fun p.s. Sign up for the Art & Lemons newsletter (see sign-up box on the right) to get the latest workshop news, recipes, photo tips, good reads + more delivered monthly to your inbox. PRESS Art & Lemons photos/recipes featured on: blogEATS, design*sponge, Farm Bell Recipes, Foodgawker, Gourmet Live, Los Angeles Times, Mint Design, Tastespotting, the kitchn, HuffPost Taste (& again), The New York Times, WBUR's Public Radio Kitchen, Whole Living, Yummly Conference Speaker: "Being Relevant—What's Your Story," TECHMunch: Food Blogger Conference, Boston 2011 Contributing Writer: Mortal Muses (a gathering spot to learn and share the art of photography) Featured Cooking Instructor/Presenter: Worcester Veg Fest, April 6, 2014 Guest blogger: Cookus Interruptus, Food Nouveau, Shutter Sisters, Snack Girl, The Blissful Chef, Mortal Muses Interviews: The Phoblographer, Moms Who Click, BlogHer, Farm Bell Recipes, The Daring Kitchen, The Stir Selected essays and journalism: Recent photo essays and stories: “Playing With Light,” story and photographs, Bella Grace, Volume 1: Issue 5. Sept/Oct/Nov 2015 “Behind the Kitchen Door: Auntie Cathy's Kitchen,” photo essay and story, Edible Pioneer Valley. Autumn 2015 “A Year of Us,” story and photographs, Bella Grace, Volume 1: Issue 4. June/July/Aug 2015 “Behind the Kitchen Door: The Laughing Tomato,” photo essay and story, Edible Pioneer Valley. Summer 2015 “Dropping Literary Baggage,” feature story with photographs Somerset Life, Volume 9: Issue 1. Jan/Feb/March 2015 “10 in 10,” story and photographs, Bella Grace, Volume 1: Issue 2. Winter 2015 “Behind the Kitchen Door: Upinngil Farm,” photo essay and story, Edible Pioneer Valley. Spring 2015 “Behind the Kitchen Door: The Hungry Ghost,” photo essay and story, Edible Pioneer Valley. Winter 2014 “Behind the Kitchen Door: Coco and The Cellar Bar,” photo essay and story, Edible Pioneer Valley. Fall 2014 Television: WWLP/22 News Mass Appeal: Skillet Asparagus with Lemon-Thyme Butter, Homemade Vegetable Stock, Strawberry Yogurt Pops, Vegan Sweet Potato Chili with Spicy Pepita Oil and Cornbread Croutons, A Sunny Winter's Day Salad, Savory and Sweet Crepes, Gluten-Free Eggplant Rollatini with Mixed Green Salad, Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Sandwiches with Vanilla Frosting, Granola-Filled Baked Apples, Raw Chocolate Truffles, Spring Vegetable Polenta Pizza, Gingery Rhubarb Crisp, Grilled Portobello Mushroom Sandwiches Writing Mentor: Afghan Women's Writing Project, 2009-2013
NEW PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSES May 2016 I'm teaching a photography workshop on May 28, 2016 from 1 to 3 pm on Photographing Your Textiles. The workshop is part of the Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Fair held at the Cummington Fairgrounds. If you run an online or in person shop, I'll cover how to photograph light, style, and capture your beautiful handmade goods with natural and artificial light. Sign up here!