At this two-day seminar, you can learn the basics of numismatic photography, under the instruction of a distinguished museum curator. Read on for more details and learn how to enroll.
The American Numismatic Association’s Florence Schook School of Numismatics is coming to New Hampshire Oct. 24–25. "Fundamentals of Digital Photography" is offered in conjunction with the New Hampshire Coin and Currency Expo in Manchester.
This two-day seminar is instructed by Douglas Mudd, curator of the ANA’s Edward C. Rochette Money Museum. Learn the basics of numismatic photography, from shooting the image to preparing it for the Web, presentations or publication, using Adobe Photoshop. Students should be prepared to bring their own "macro-capable" cameras and several coins they would like to photograph. Although not required, students are also encouraged to bring their own laptops and software.
"Fundamentals of Digital Photography" will be held each day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuition is $294 for members of the ANA and the New England Numismatic Association (NENA), and $394 for non-members. ANA Basic Membership (www.money.org) is $28; NENA Membership (www.nenacoin.org) is $12.50.
To register, call 719-482-9850 or register online at www.money.org (select "School of Numismatics" from the "Numismatic Events" dropdown menu). Register early — the seminar is limited to 10 students.
The New Hampshire Coin and Currency Expo will be held Oct. 23–25 at the Radisson Hotel Manchester, 700 Elm Street, Manchester, N.H. For more details on the expo, visit www.nhcoinexpo.com
The American Numismatic Association is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to encouraging people to study and collect money and related items. The ANA helps its 32,000 members and the public discover and explore the world of money through its vast array of education and outreach programs, as well as its museum, library, publications, conventions and seminars. For more information, call 719-632-2646 or visit www.money.org
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