Photography Instructors

Bridget Badore
Bridget is an editorial and portrait photographer from Phoenix, New York. She recently moved back to the Syracuse area after working as a freelance photographer in New York City for 10 years. She graduated from the School of Visual Arts honors program in 2013 with a BFA in Photography. Bridget began taking photographs in elementary school when she received her dad's old 35mm camera; teaching herself photography through her late father's scribbled notes and old kodak manuals. Her photographs have been featured in the New York Times, New York Magazine, Instyle, Vogue India, Bust Magazine, and WWD.

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Upcoming Dates hosted by Bridget Badore
Saturday the 11th of December 2021
Environmental Portraiture Meetup - Syracuse Westcott Area - 10am - 2 hours
Always wanted to take better portraits in any location? Portrait photographer Bridget Badore will share tips and tricks on how to make your portraits stand out in any environment. From working with natural light indoor and outdoor, to knowing when to pull out the flash. You’ll leave feeling confident in your ability to compose and frame an interesting photograph that tells a story.
Instructor: Bridget Badore
$35pp     7 places left
Saturday the 8th of January 2022
Analog Photography Session - Syracuse, New York - 1pm - 2 hours
Whether you started shooting analogue or you’re just getting into it, this session will cover some of the essentials of film photography. We’ll touch on how a camera meter works and how to meter for film, the different film options and how they affect your photo, and how to plan your shots!
Instructor: Bridget Badore
$35pp     open - requires 4 bookings to proceed
Saturday the 15th of January 2022
Street Photography Meetup - Clinton Square, Syracuse - 10:00 am - 2 hours
Whether you’re curious about street photography, or a long-time street enthusiast, join us for a meet up! Photographers will be guided through a series of challenges to hone in on your creative eye. We’ll take some tools from famous street photographers from Henri Cartier-Bresson to Helen Levitt, and take inspiration from a few contemporary photographers. You’ll want away with new ways of looking at the world around you, and new ways of approaching the street.
Instructor: Bridget Badore
$35pp     open - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Saturday the 29th of January 2022
Photography Class Beginners Guide to Exposure & Light in Photography - Franklin Square Park, Syracuse NY - 10 am - 3 hours
Love photography but overwhelmed when it comes to all of the technical aspects? We'll help break down the exposure triangle, and how to control your aperture, shutter speed, and ISO to get the exact photo you want. You'll leave this session feeling confident using your camera on MANUAL.
Instructor: Bridget Badore
$69pp     only 5 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Sunday the 30th of January 2022
Motion Blur & Intentional Camera Movement Workshop - Clinton Square, Syracuse NY - 1pm - 2 hours
Motion blur often frustrates new photographers. But that same blur can also create artistic, magical images. Blur allows an image that captures a single moment in time to convey motion. We will discuss ways to use shutter speed for intentionally blurring the background or the subject. We will cover the different between subject blur and camera blur, and the many different ways you can set up a shot to get the exact type of movement you're looking for.
Instructor: Bridget Badore
$35pp     open - requires 4 bookings to proceed
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