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Award-Winning Photographer Jeff Ross
Teaches Still Life Photography Class Through Nevada Museum of Art

Reno, NV (April 30, 2013) – Northern Nevadans will get a chance to learn still life photography from Emmy-nominated photographer Jeff Ross at 6 p.m., Thursdays, May 9, 16 and 23, 2013, through the Nevada Museum of Art.

Taught at Ross’ studio, the “Studio Photography: Still Life” class will allow participants to explore still life photography in a professional studio environment. Using classic still life paintings as inspiration, students will work with lighting and composition on table-top photography. This class is ideal for individuals interested in producing images for sales and advertising and for those interested in commercial photography. Subjects will include ordinary objects, food and jewelry. The cost is $72 for members and $81 for non-members. Participants can sign up through the Nevada Museum of Art at

Ross has been a commercial, editorial and fine art photographer since 1981.  Having studied at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, he apprenticed under some of the leading photographers in Los Angeles, CA. Based in Reno since 1984, Ross now uses the latest in digital technologies. In 2012, he received a TELLY Award for KNPB’s “The Work of Art,” a program that was also nominated for a regional EMMY. For more information, visit