Most fun after-work summer program for girls 15-20! Learn photography in a fun program that incorporates outdoor activity like hiking up mountain trails and wading creeks to get to shoot locations. Gain new skills, new friends, and newfound confidence in a supportive group of teens just like you!



More than just the basics - this comprehensive curriculum covers how to create emotional images that tell your story.​

Photography Camp 2019 covers art foundations like mood, tone, and proper composition, technical skills on how to use your DSLR, the exposure triangle, how to set your camera to gain the look you want; beyond basic lighting skills, posing and angles, and how to put all these together to capture authentic emotion and tell your story.​

Classes will take place on location around the Monsey Area, and will incorporate outdoor activity like hiking up mountain trails, and wading creeks to get to locations for practice shoots.

Runs weekly on Tuesdays
August 6, 13, 20 and 27
5:30 - 8 pm.

Active field trips to apply
new techniques on

Incorporate and master
your skills with weekly
practice projects.

Limited slots available!
Small groups = personal

Personal Portfolio 

Review and Guidance 

before and after course


Each teen will receive a beautiful 8x10 fine art portrait of herself at the end of camp (worth $100)

Referral Program: With
each friend you bring, get
$100 cash back for both
of you!

Graduates get access to rent the Peppermint Studio for shoots!



Week 1: Foundation

(August 6, 5:30pm - 8pm)


  • Discovering theme, tone, and mood - how to bring out the emotions you want in any scene.

  • Focus - 5 ways to eliminate distractions and pull the eye to the subject.

  • Three things to plan before every single shot

  • Composition: Rule of thirds, Leading Lines, how to (and how not to) crop your image.

  • Studio Work


Week 2: How to use your DSLR

(August 13, 5:30pm - 8pm)

  • The Exposure Triangle

  • Creating soft, creamy backgrounds

  • Capturing movement​

  • Field Trip - Exposure Triangle Experiments


Week 3: Writing with Light

(August 20, 5:30pm - 8pm)


  • Basic Lighting skills:

  • Understanding light and shadow

  • Understanding hard and soft light

  • Understanding Direction

  • Shooting indoors or outdoors with natural or ambient light


  • Field trip and Model Shoot: Natural Light Outdoors

  • Learning how to spot and use beautiful pockets of light




Week 4: Telling an authentic story

(August 27, 5:30pm - 8pm)

  • Posing and Angles

  • Understanding the significance of different angles and how they affect the emotion conveyed in your image.

  • How to work with kids: Capturing Genuine Moments

To register, please download the application, fill it out, and email it to

I hope you join and can't wait to watch you discover your talent!

With love,

Fraidy Shimon


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