Fall classes begin the week of September 21




Note: All classes at In-Sight will run on a 12 week schedule with a week break during Thanksgiving. Classes start on the week of September 21 and end the week of December 14.


Analog Photo 101 — Wednesdays 4-6pm 

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.


Digital Photo 101 — Thursdays 4-6pm 

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.


Analog Photo: Darkroom Magic — Thursdays 6-8pm

In this class students will learn advanced darkroom tricks and techniques in addition to getting more experience with camera operation, lighting, composition, and more. This class is intended for students who have taken a level 1 black and white film photography class in the past and are hoping to dive into more advanced darkroom skills.


Digital Photo: Focus on Circus — Wednesdays 6-8pm

This class is a collaboration with the New England Center for Circus Arts and will focus not only on advanced digital photography skills, but also on the relationship circus arts has to photography and the history of photography in circus. Students will alternate weeks at In-Sight, for lessons and editing, and at NECCA, to photograph and learn about circus arts.


Writing + Photography — Mondays 4-6pm

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.


Exposures Cross-Cultural Exchange — Mondays 6-8pm

Photography is a wonderful tool for learning and investigating bigger ideas. With this in mind, in the Exposures Cross-Cultural Exchange, students will be diving into ideas such as community, culture, and place. Students will work on photo projects, visit culturally significant places in their community, attend artist lectures, and more. Throughout the class students will be communicating what they have learned, created, and experienced with partner sites throughout the country via our online classroom.

Students who have participated in the Exposures Cross-Cultural Exchange will be eligible to apply for the 3 week intensive summer program.

*This class is available for students 15-18 years old.


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.

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.