Discover photography through the digital camera to understand composition, the effects of light, and color within a photograph. Examine the MFA’s photography collection and working in the galleries to inspire your own work to create compelling images. Learn different photography genres such as portraits, still life, documentary and more.

Students taking this course must bring their own digital camera with manual controls.


Ticket Information

Before registering for classes, please review Program Information and Policies.

To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975; to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.

Ticketing Policies


About the Instructor

Sarah Pollman is an artist, educator and writer working in Boston, MA. She holds a BFA and an MFA in Studio Art from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Tufts University. Her work has been exhibited nationally, including shows at the Danforth Art Museum, the Rourke Art Museum, and Wheaton College. She currently teaches at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston at Tufts University and at Emerson College. At the Museum of Fine Arts, she works as a Studio Art and Artful Adventures instructor.