Right Moves: Photography School

Myrna Kresh

Myrna Kresh, has 30 years of experience working with emerging and established photographers. Formerly the Executive Director of the Advertising Photographers of New York, Myrna energized and expanded APNY’s Assistant and Emerging Photographer Programs and has a profound understanding of what it really takes to make it as a pro. Myrna is an industry insider, producing and representing visual artists, in their commercial and personal projects.

Dear Right Moves,

Is photography school a waste of time?

My parents are spending a fortune and I’m stuck here going to classes when I could be making inroads in a photographer’s studio, learning as I get paid! Isn’t it better to get out there and BEGIN, rather than to take but another course in lighting to be used someday, maybe.

Lighting 101, Rochester, New York

Dear Lighting 101
Just as you cannot possibly know what you don’t know, you cannot appreciate the importance of what you’re learning. Without a solid foundation of technique and a thorough understanding of cameras and their capabilities, you won’t be in a position to fully develop into the visual talent you can be.

To submit your advice questions to Right Moves, send an email to myrna@myrnak.com.



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