Photography

Program Description

Looking to Get More Out of Your Digital SLR or Advanced Digital Camera?
Instructor: L. Maxwell

Level 1 – Learn to take the step beyond the green automatic setting and take control of the creative process. If you want to learn to use more of the features of your digital camera, this is the class for you! You’ll learn the functions that your digital camera can perform, as well as great information about resolution, file formats and useful tips on maximizing your photography experience. Bring your camera, owner’s manual and charged batteries to class. Class will break for one-hour lunch (on your own).

1 Saturday     Sept. 16               9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
CRN 81450    Outreach – Rm. 408   Fee $59

 


Taking Photos with Your Smartphone
Instructor: E. Duffy

Level 0 – 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 Wednesday Oct. 4                         5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
CRN 81451    BHC ALC – Rm.112       Fee $25

1 Tuesday      Jan. 30                       5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
CRN 11074    BHC ALC – Rm.112       Fee $25

(Registration for this class begins Nov. 7) 


How to Take Better Photos
Instructor: L. Maxwell

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

What makes a good photograph? Whether you shoot digital or film, you will learn how to improve your photos through the composition of the photo, the color tone, foreground/background, lighting, time of day, mood and the message you are trying to capture. Learn how to photograph beautiful sunsets, landscapes, portraits, action, dusk and night, sunny days and the use depth of field. Bring your camera, owner’s manual and charged batteries to class. Class will break for one-hour lunch (on your own).

1 Saturday     Oct. 21                       9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
CRN 81452    Outreach – Rm. 408   Fee $59


Lightroom for the Digital Photographer
Instructor: L. Maxwell

Level 2 – 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 also briefly review the other modules that are part of Lightroom. Please bring your laptop or tablet loaded with Lightroom (version 5 or 6), a power cord and some photo files for editing. (If you don’t have Lightroom, go to Adobe.com for a free trial and load it on your laptop or tablet.)

1 Tuesday      Nov. 14                       6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
CRN 81453    Outreach – Rm. 405   Fee $39