Monday, May 28, 2012

New painting available for purchase!

You can find this image for sale as a print, gallery wrap on canvas or greeting card set on my Fine Art America site:

Monday, April 30, 2012

cinematic posters

Turn your group shots into a dramatic poster!   

photo shoot $25/person
movie quality posters starting at $25

call for more info

Sunday, April 29, 2012

SEEING THE LIGHT photography 101

Want to learn how to use that beautiful digital SLR camera that you got last Christmas?  Are you frustrated that the photos you're taking are not of the quality that you expected? Have you read the manual 3 times and still can't achieve the results you want? Get your camera out of the bag and into this class! I am going to show you how to transform your  ordinary snapshots into extraodinary images that will earn you the admiration and envy of your friends and family and satisfy your artistic expectations! This is a HANDS ON photography course that I teach at my home/studio in Clermont, Florida.  I will share what I've gleaned from years of experience as a professional illustrator and photographer.  You will learn:

  • The secrets and techniques that professional photographers use to achieve stunning and striking images, not found in any manual!
  • how to use your camera with ease and confidence in a variety of lighting situations
  • how to incorporate color, composition and design into your photos
  • how to use simple and basic Photoshop and Lightroom techniques that will dramatically enhance your images 

Your DSLR camera


Clermont Florida (near Disney World)

course notes
membership in my Flickr group
(an online private group where you can share your photos with me and other students from the course and receive further help, encouragement and instruction)

 May 5th 11-5 PM
  June 16th 11-5 PM
  July 7th 11-5 PM
  Aug 4th 11-5 PM 
(special individual arrangements can be made for other dates based on availability)

Melissa Gallo Photography

Purchase Photography 101 and Photography 102 (Professional Editing Techniques) together and
SAVE $50