Summer programs begin the week of June 22




Film Photography — Mondays 5-7pm *FULL

This class, which is great for youth of all ages and all skill levels, will dive right into the basics and magic of traditional black and white film photography.  Students will learn how to use manual 35mm cameras, process their own film, and print their own images in the darkroom.  They will also learn how to see in a new way through the basic techniques of composition, shape, and light. Advanced students will be able to refresh their and grow upon their current skills.

*Note: This class is full. When you register you will be placed on a waiting list.


Digital Photography — Wednesdays 5-7pm *FULL

Time to step up those snapshots of your cat and learn how to make some great digital photos!

This class is great for youth of all ages and skill levels who are interested in advancing their skills with digital photography and photo editing in Photoshop. Students will learn the basics of digital photography, including camera operation, composition, lighting, basic image editing and archiving. Advanced students will learn more complex shooting, processing, and image manipulation techniques.

*Note: This class is full. When you register you will be placed on a waiting list.


Independent Study (application required)

Have a specific project or technique that you want to work on? Apply for an Independent Study and work one-on-one with an instructor over the course of the semester. You must have taken a level 1 class in the medium you project is based in. Email to apply.

Week long intensives:

Documentary Photography — Week of June 22

In  this class students will learn about the history and techniques of documentary photography. They will learn to use images to create a narrative about topics that are important to them.


Bookmaking — Week of July 6

Have you ever wanted to see your photography in a book?

In this workshop students will learn to create handmade books to present their photography and art in a beautiful and unique way.


Writing and Photography — Week of July 20

Writing and photography go together like peanut butter and jelly!

Students in this class will have the opportunity to explore the relationship of the still image with the written word. Students will learn skills in providing a personal written narrative to their images and in creating illustrative images for their writing.


Video — Week of August 3

Are you ready to move past the still image and start exploring the world of video?

In this workshop students will learn the basic introductory skills of image capture with various motion cameras as well as video editing techniques to create short videos. Students will also start to learn how to tell stories with moving images.


BEEC Nature Explorers — Week of August 10

*$180 for BEEC members, $220 for non-members — 9am – 3pm ~ Ages 12-15

This program will integrate digital photography into nature exploration and discovery, through a collaboration between In-Sight Photography and Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center. Students will use the camera as a lens to investigate the natural world. Explorations will take place at BEEC and other unique natural areas of Brattleboro, including woodland, aquatic and mountain adventures.  *Drop off and pick up location will vary by the day.

Register now through the BEEC website:


Materials: In-Sight provides all materials for every class including camera, film, paper, chemicals and more. Participants are welcome to use materials they already have, but are not expected to bring anything at all.

Please Note: All classes are offered on a sliding scale fee. No interested youth will be turned away for lack of ability to pay.