The Ohio State Reformatory, also referred to as the Mansfield Reformatory, is a historic prison located in Mansfield, Ohio. Constructed between 1886 and 1910, it remained in operation until a 1990 federal court order required it to be closed. The facility is best known for its role in The Shawshank Redemption.
The Ohio State Reformatory Photo Event + Workshop is now in its second year. The photo event is designed for you to check out, photograph and explore this institutional relic on your own. The hands-on workshop is designed for entry level to moderately experienced photographers. Learn the basic operations of your SLR/dSLR camera, composure, what f/stop, shutter speed and ISO are and how they relate to exposure, the basics exposure bracketing and high dynamic range, the use of remotes and tripods, and introductory flash and lighting setup.
- Photo Event: $73/person; $40/model; $40/assistant
- Workshop: $120/person
- Photo Event: Minimum 10, maximum 25
- Workshop: Maximum 10
- Restrictions: Limited electricity