Springville Center for the Arts is offering multiple adult workshops this fall inspired by the surrounding landscape and in conjunction with Changing Seasons: The Byway Experience, an exhibit of work inspired by the Western New York Southtowns Scenic Byway.

Photographic Composition will be led by Ray Kent, a local photographer and long-time member of the Arts Center.  The workshop is intended for photography enthusiasts who want to improve their work, and already have a working knowledge of their camera and its functions.  Basic composition, the Rule of Thirds, subject selection, and other aspects of composing a photograph will be covered.  The workshop will consist of three sessions – a presentation by Ray discussing aspects of composition, a field trip to apply what you’ve learned, and a get-together to discuss your work.  All participants are encouraged to submit some of their photographs from the field trip for a blind critique during the last session.

This workshop will begin on Thursday, Oct. 19 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Arts Center. The field trip will take place on Saturday, October 21 from noon to 2pm at Sprague Brook Park. The final session of the workshop will be on Thursday, Nov. 2 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. back at the Center. Registration is $25 or $20 if you are an SCA Member. Call (716) 592-9038 to register.

Future programs scheduled as part of the Byway program include a free artists’ reception on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 6:30 p.m. and Explore Drawing with Mary Anderson. Workshops take place in the Vacanti Classroom at Springville Center for the Arts located at 37 North Buffalo Street, Springville, NY 14141.