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Explore the art of digital photography at North Plains Library class

Explore how to combine photography basics and art fundamentals to make images that reflect your vision.

The North Plains Public Library will welcome Iris Taboh of Portland from 6 to 9 p.m., on Thursday, Oct. 27, for a free digital photography class. The class will be limited to 20 participants and attendance will be determined by lottery. From the list of those who call the library at 503-647-5051 to sign up, 20 names will be drawn.

Register with the library by Oct. 19; the drawing will be held on Oct. 20 and participants notified.

The class will cover lighting and composition. For inspiration, participants will study well-known nature and portrait photographers, both contemporary and historical.

Taboh has followed her passion for creating and teaching photography for over 20 years. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she moved to San Francisco to live and study after high school. After attending San Francisco Art Institute and Waseda University in Tokyo, she worked as a graphic designer and freelance photographer.

She started teaching photography and art to high school and college students more than 15 years ago. Read more about Taboh at www.iristaboh.com.