Award-Winning Photojournalist Offers Four-Part Program

Jim McNutt will teach patrons how to see photo possibilities, compose better images and how to use your camera more effectively at the Peters Township Public Library.

Dig your camera out of hiding, and learn how to take great photographs by an award-winning photojournalist!

Jim McNutt will instruct a four-part series at the  Sept. 22, 29 and Oct. 1, 6.

McNutt has been a photojournalist for the Observer-Reporter newspaper for the past 41 years and a former adjunct professor at Washington and Jefferson College for 22 years. 

His striking photos have captured people, wildlife, nature and everyday life. 

He's won the 2011 PA Associated Press Award—First Place Feature for "Little Man, Big Shot" and the 2011 Keystone Publishers Award—Honorable Mention for "Sawyer Glacier in Alaska."

During the four-part series, McNutt will teach patrons how to see photo possibilities, compose better images and how to use your camera more effectively. The cost for the classes is $75. 

The dates and times are as follows: 

  • Thursday, Sept. 22 from 7-9 p.m. 
  • Thursday, Sept. 29 from 7-9 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 1 at 9-11 a.m. (meet at the library then travel to a remote location for a photo session)
  • Thursday, Oct. 6 from 7-9 p.m.

Register at the library's circulation desk. Visit www.observer-reporter.com/or/mcnuttgallery/.

Ted Taylor 4 September 03, 2011 at 03:20 PM
Looking forward to attending this class! Thanks Mr. McNutt for bringing your expertise directly to the residents of PT!
Andrea Bosco September 03, 2011 at 03:20 PM
Roger, there was no end time listed in the release. We'll look into your question and keep you posted.
Steve Morreale September 04, 2011 at 08:30 PM
Sounds like a great opportunity to learn more about Photography. Unfortunately, I am not available for at least 2 of the sessions.
Andrea Bosco September 09, 2011 at 05:01 PM
Roger, just following up! The library staff said the location for the photo shoot is undetermined right now, but it will run 9-11 a.m., weather permitting.
Roger September 09, 2011 at 11:52 PM
Thanks for the follow up. That information makes the class feasible.


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