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Become a Volunteer at FMoPA!

25 Feb 2015 / in Blog, Uncategorized

Today I had the pleasure of spending my time with the FMoPA museum. I love giving back the community and being a volunteer at FMoPA has broadened my horizons to so many truly talented artists. It is a very rewarding experience to learn about the different exhibits that grace our hallways,including Ezra Stoller. This American architectural […]

Photography Excursions for Kids! Explore & Learn at Local Landmarks

10 Feb 2015 / in Blog

Do you have a little shutterbug who wants to work on their photography skills? FMoPA’s newest class is a Photography Excursion to fun, local spots like the zoo, UT, and the aquarium. The excursions are open to children ages 7 – 15 with any skill level or camera type (yep…even camera phones are fine!). Students […]

We Are the Music Makers Artist Spotlight: Captain Luke

27 Jan 2015 / in Blog

“In his own low-key way, Captain Luke Mayer is one of the most versatile and entertaining ‘discoveries’ that Music Maker has documented for quite a while.” – David Whiteis, Living Blues Magazine Captain Luke grew up on his grandparents’ farm in nearby Clinton, where he followed the furrows barefoot behind the plow as his Uncle […]

We Are the Music Makers Artist Spotlight: Willa Mae Buckner

27 Jan 2015 / in Blog

The “We Are the Music Makers” opening reception is coming up on February 6th! The artist, Tim Duffy, will be on hand to talk about his work and the organization at 7 pm. The portraits of these American blues musicians are as fascinating as their stories. Music Maker Relief Foundations strives to preserve the musical traditions of […]

22 Jan 2015 / in Blog

Was your 2015 resolution to learn some new photography skills? Or, do you have the basics down but want to take your work to the next level? We have something for everyone coming up in the next few weeks. Whether it’s foundational knowledge about how your camera works, refining your lighting or editing skills, or studying art theory, […]

Spend the day at FMoPA and Explore downtown Tampa!

13 Jan 2015 / in Blog

If you’re planning a trip to FMoPA, make a day of it and explore our cultured neighborhood, as well! Start the day with breakfast or coffee at Oxford Exchange while browsing their book selection and carefully curated home goods boutique. From there, it’s just a walk across the street to take in the iconic architecture of […]

We Are the Music Makers!

Macavine and LFK Exhibit Hi Res-1
10 Jan 2015 / in Blog

This exhibition features portraits and biographical information about Southern Roots musicians active in the past 20 years with little to no notoriety or fame. The photographs were taken by Tim Duffy in his quest to preserve Southern traditional music by partnering with the artists who make it. Music Makers Relief foundation was founded to preserve […]

First Step Photography

28 Aug 2014 / in Blog

REGISTER HERE More Photography Classes @ FMoPA… Next Step Photography Photoshop Basics Lightroom 101

Visions, Voices, and the Creative

14 Aug 2014 / in Blog

Learn the 1,2,3’s of conceptual photography. As artists it is our mission to explore, understand and capture our thoughts, dreams and hopes… to create. Yet as humans we can get lost, overwhelmed or just plan stuck in the rut of everyday. This class will touch on how and why this happens and more importantly how […]

Lightroom 101

25 Jul 2014 / in Blog

Course Goal: To take your photography to the next level by learning the ins and outs of Adobe Lightroom. In this course you will learn to manage, organize and edit your photographs through demonstrated and interactive exercises. Topics to be covered: The roles and functions of Lightroom Catalog; Importing Photographs; Organizing and developing photographs in […]