The Aperture Academy, a Fine Art Photography Gallery and Digital Photography School in Campbell, California, Opens November 1, 2009
Aperture Academy will feature the nature and outdoor photography of San Jose pro photographer, Stephen W. Oachs, and will offer classroom and in-field workshops by several award-winning instructors.
CAMPBELL, CA--SEPTEMBER 17, 2009--After over a year of conception, planning, staging, organizing and financing, professional photographer and technology entrepreneur, Stephen W. Oachs, will see his dream come to fruition. On November 1, 2009, the Aperture Academy, a Fine Art Photography Gallery and Digital Photography School, will open to the public.
Oachs, a veteran technology entrepreneur and passionate professional nature photographer, is utilizing both talents for this new enterprise. "By combining aspects of a fine art gallery and an educational facility, I am able to offer a unique approach to the Aperture Academy. I've been teaching photography workshops for awhile, always listening to students about what they love and want, and what they don't. It gave me a strong vision for Aperture Academy," said Oachs.
Located in the Pruneyard Shopping Center in Campbell, California, The Aperture Academy is a 4,000 square foot venue featuring the photography of Oachs, Academy students, and guest photographers. In addition to the gallery, the facility contains a large classroom, which will provide a fun and interactive environment for students wanting to learn all aspects of professional-quality digital photography. Interior construction is due to be completed in mid-October, and the facility is on schedule to open its doors to the public on November 1st, with a grand opening celebration slated for December 5th, 2009.
"With the digital photography revolution, it's hard for many people to keep up with such rapidly evolving technology," said Oachs. "Aperture Academy will be a chance for them to come in and learn without making long and expensive commitments. With smaller class sizes, students are sure to get plenty of one-on-one instruction. And we have some fantastic instructors that are very good at teaching on an individual level."
The Aperture Academy will offer:
To learn more about Aperture Academy, see course schedules, or to inquire about reserving the gallery for your function, visit www.ApertureAcademy.com or call 408-369-8585.
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:: About Aperture Academy ::
:: About Stephen W. Oachs ::
His work has graced the pages of many notable worldwide publications, including National Geographic, Popular Photography, Outdoor Photographer, National Wildlife Magazine, among others. Stephen and his work have been profiled locally in Gentry Magazine, and The Mercury News, and he has made numerous appearances as a guest lecturer.