HS Video Classes Learn from Local Pro

HS Video Classes Learn from Local Pro

James Connell’s video production classes at the high school recently participated in an interactive lighting workshop with returning visitor, local professional photographer John Lennon.

The students were given a chance to use Lennon’s professional camera and lighting equipment, enhancing their technical skills. Lennon, whose son Jack is enrolled in the video production class, talked to the students about lighting as it pertains to digital video. His full-period lesson covered everything from his own personal professional philosophy and skills to a hands-on activity in which students practiced various techniques on his equipment.

“I always enjoy bringing professionals into my classroom to speak with my students,” said teacher James Connell. “These types of visits really help put the topics we cover in class in perspective. Mr. Lennon was an amazing guest speaker and the students thoroughly enjoyed the hands-on portion of the presentation.”