Photography

Program Description

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. 15                           9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
CRN 81303           Bldg. 3 – Rm. 311             Fee $59


How to Take Better Photos
Instructor: L. Maxwell

Prerequisite: 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. 13                             9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
CRN 81304           Bldg. 3 – Rm. 311               Fee $59


Digital Photos Workshop  (Lifelong Learner class)
Instructor: N. VanSpeybroeck

Level 2 – Do you have a lot of pictures stored on your digital camera or memory card and don’t know how to get them onto your computer? Learn how to create folders, save pictures on your PC, and back them up. Discover how to use a free online photo editing software to touch up your photos – remove red eye, touch up blemishes and more. Please bring a USB flash drive to class. If you have a digital camera, please bring your memory card or digital camera and USB cord.

1 Monday              Nov. 19                            8:30 a.m. – Noon
CRN 81305           BHC ALC – Rm. 111         Fee $49


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 Thursday            Oct. 25                             6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
CRN 81306           Bldg. 3 – Rm. 306               Fee $39