Program Description

Get More Out of Your Digital SLR or Advanced Digital Camera
Instructor: L. Hamilton

Learn to take a step beyond the green automatic setting and take control of the creative photo process.  Learn about all the ways to manipulate light using your camera to do more than just record a moment, make the viewer FEEL the moment you captured. Great photographers don’t take photos, they make them!  Join us to find out how to master your camera and stop leaving all your photos up to chance. Bring your camera, owner’s manual and charged batteries to class.  Class will break for one-hour lunch (on your own)

1 Saturday             Feb. 9                               9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
CRN 11266           Bldg. 3 – Rm. 311              Fee $59

How to Take Better Photos
Instructor: L. Hamilton

Prerequisite: Get More Out of Your Digital SLR or Advanced Digital Camera

What makes a good photograph? Learn to improve your photo compositions through the use of balance, repetition, color, and unique framing techniques.  Course content covered will be the use of studio lighting/ natural lighting and portraiture, natural lighting, composition layout, foreground/ background as well as creating mood within your photos. Bring your camera, owner’s manual and charged batteries to class. Class will break for one-hour lunch (on your own).

1 Saturday             Feb. 23                            9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
CRN 11267           Bldg. 3 – Rm. 311             Fee $59

Lightroom for the Digital Photographer
Instructor: E. Duffy

If you are new to Adobe Lightroom or need to become more familiar with its capabilities, we will explore the Library and develop modules to learn how to import, organize, edit, and export your photos. We will work in a Mac lab. You have the option of bringing your own laptop or tablet loaded with Lightroom and a power cord. All students must bring some photo files for editing.

1 Thursday            Mar. 14                           5:45 – 8:45 p.m.
CRN 11268           Bldg. 4 – Rm. 123            Fee $39

Taking Photos with Your Smartphone

Are you wondering how to take photos using your smartphone? Learn what buttons to push, what to do with the photos you receive through text or email, how to delete photos you don’t want, and how to edit the photos you want to keep. Also learn how to text or email those photos to family and friends. Bring your charged smartphone to class.

1 Tuesday              Apr. 2                               5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
CRN 11269           Outreach – Rm. 104          Fee $19