You're a new member! That's awesome. We're excited to start rolling out the new perks and benefits and will be continuing to program more events, classes and get-togethers as the year continues.
We've started a Slack team to ease communications amongst the Members and Staff here at BKC. It's awesome, and you should get it either on desktop or mobile app. Then you can join the conversation on all kinds of topics, like who to invite to our REALTALKS, or where to book our Analog Retreats.
UPCOMING MEMBER EVENTS
Go back to the basics and learn about the origins of the the photographic craft. The camera obscura, or pinhole as it is commonly known, strips photography of all the fancy gears and gadgets bringing it down to its most simple form, a black box, a hole, and light. Learn about how different photographers have used pinholes to achieve certain effects and how this timeless invention differs from its modern day counterparts.
The age-old question: Should you shoot RAW or should you shoot JPG? Well, first we gotta define what a RAW file is, and what a JPG is. There are advantages for both. What are they? When would you choose one of the other? What about all those different funky shapes and icons in my camera's JPG menu options? How do I deal with RAW files and get the most out of them? Let's do a dive into some basic file mechanics and hopefully demystify this situation once and for all.
We've got smart pro-tips and best practices to help you grow your photo library without self-destructing. Plus we'll overview some of the photo management popular software like Lightroom, Bridge and Photomechanic, and how you can make them work for you.
Monthly Assignment on Slack
Join the Members-only photo challenge group on our team forum Slack
Once you join as a member, you'll receive a welcome email and a Slack invite to our team BKC Brooklyn Central. The team url is:
Shortly after your membership is confirmed, you'll receive a personalized member discount code you can use for getting discounts. If you haven't gotten your code yet, drop us a line in the form below.
Here are the Basic member codes:
Free access to 5 Dollar Fridays ...... MEM2585
Free access to REALTALKS ............. MEM6293
Free access to Sunday Crit ............. MEM2249
20% off at Gowanus Darkroom ..... GDBKC32X
(or drop your name when at the facility)
Talk to us
Ask us questions about your membership, or tell us about your upcoming shows, projects, ideas. We'll help you spread the word!