Photography

Close-up Photography—2018-06-27 through 2018-06-27$49—Face to FaceView Details

<p>Wed, 6-9 pm, Great Lakes Campus Rm. 101. Ramp up your macro photography skills and learn how to take better photos of people, flowers or any detail that catches your eye. Learn simple techniques that do not require expensive lenses. Explore macro lenses, extension tubes, close-up filters and tripods (bring yours if you have them). Bring your camera for hands-on experience with focus and depth of field issues; lighting and white balance; composition and color; and point and shoot camera macro modes. Prerequisite: Essentials Skills for Photographers. Bring your digital camera.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =287639999
Drops of Light Photography—2018-07-11 through 2018-07-14$69—Face to FaceView Details

Weds, July 11, 6-9 pm and Sat, July 14, 7-9 am, Scholars Hall Rm 101. Join award-winning photographer, Charles St. Charles, and discover a very specialized type of macro photography that uses drops of water like natures lens. This amazing technique lets you capture a view of flowers inside a drop of water. Each droplet becomes a tiny magnifying lens! Mistaken for a digitally manipulated image, this method is done entirely with photography. In session one, learn the basics of the technique. Session two meets outside where you will create your own Drops of Light images in the field. Bring your DSLR camera and tripod to the second session.

  • Seats available: Approximately 24. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =287640115
Edit Photos Like a Pro—2018-08-13 through 2018-08-20$99—Face to FaceView Details

Mon/Weds/Mon, 6-8:30 pm, Fine Arts Bldg Rm 120. Learn how so many professional photographers take their photos from good to GREAT! Secrets are revealed as you work through an entire workflow with professional photographer, Dan Carlson. You will import photos, sort and rate, edit, then export images for use, in this hands-on class. The adaptable software, Adobe Lightroom, offers amazing features including extensive organization options, RAW editing, non-destructive adjustments and more. Give your images that highly sought after pop and punch. Recommended to download the free trial version of Adobe Lightroom before class and give it a brief overview.

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =287645298
Essential Skills for Photographers—2018-06-07 through 2018-06-07$49—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 5:30-8:30 pm, University Center Rm 215. Do you want to take more professional looking photographs? Practice your skills by learning the essential relationship between shutter speed, f-stop (aperture) and ISO. Learn what the numbers mean and how to set your exposure in a variety of camera modes. Study the concept of exposure and learn how to use it on a digital camera. Begin to see like a photographer by using composition and visualization. If you are not completely familiar with your camera, please take Understanding Your Digital SLR Camera first. Bring your digital camera.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =287637846
People Photography: From Candids to Portraits—2018-08-01 through 2018-08-01$49—Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6-9 pm, University Center rm 214. Want to improve your portrait photography? Get the most out of your camera to make portraits, tell stories and capture images to last a lifetime in this professional-level class. Learn the unique techniques for capturing beautiful candid images of your family and friends, whether it be at a party, event or a day at the beach. Find out how to choose the best backgrounds, camera settings and easy posing practices for every lighting situation to create great, natural looking portraits.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =287645096
Photography: Starting with the Image—2018-08-27 through 2018-08-27$49—Face to FaceView Details

Mon, 6-9 pm, University Center Rm 214. Take your images to the next level by taking a different approach to improving your photography. Rather than start with the camera, dials and settings, we will start with the image. Review some of the most common problems faced in creating the images you want, and then work backwards to figure out the steps needed to achieve each. We will also talk about how you can make your camera capture that image you have visualized in your head.

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =287647771
Photoshop for Photographers—2018-06-13 through 2018-06-13$49—Face to FaceView Details

<p>Weds, 5:30-8:30 pm, Fine Arts Rm 120. Are you a photographer interested in exploring how you can use Photoshop software to improve your images? Photoshop can be a daunting program to master, so we will focus (pun intended!) on the essentials every photographer should know without all of the other -artsy- stuff. Learn about color and exposure correction, sharpening, basic cloning and much more. Bring a few of your images on a thumb drive to this hands-on class and be prepared to make the leap into the world of Photoshop.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =287639900
Understanding Your DSLR Camera—2018-05-29 through 2018-05-29$49—Face to FaceView Details

<p>Tues, 5:30-8:30 pm, University Center Rm 215. Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) and the newer mirror-less cameras are far more complex than ordinary point and shoot cameras. Learn how to identify and adjust the most commonly used functions of your DSLR camera. Gain understanding of exposure basics and clarify many of your camera settings such as exposure and focus modes, how your camera -thinks-, adding lenses, the basic computer skills required to get the most out of your camera, and much more. Bring your DSLR camera with a fully charged battery, a memory card, your user manual, and your questions. Not suitable for point and shoot cameras.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =287635437
White and Bright Floral Photography—2018-07-18 through 2018-07-18$49—Face to FaceView Details

<p>Weds, 6-9 pm, University Center Rm 204. Discover how to overcome your cameras limitations to create elegant and richly colored floral images with a clean white -High Key- background. You will first learn what makes this technique possible and then as a group, create a floral arrangement that we will photograph together. Next, get a chance to make creative decisions about what characteristics and colors of the flowers to emphasize as the images are processed. See the colors come to life, like the artistry of a painting. Bring your DSLR camera and tripod.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =287640307
Understanding Your DSLR Camera—2018-05-29 through 2018-05-29$49—Face to FaceView Details

<p>Tues, 5:30-8:30 pm, University Center Rm 215. Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) and the newer mirror-less cameras are far more complex than ordinary point and shoot cameras. Learn how to identify and adjust the most commonly used functions of your DSLR camera. Gain understanding of exposure basics and clarify many of your camera settings such as exposure and focus modes, how your camera -thinks-, adding lenses, the basic computer skills required to get the most out of your camera, and much more. Bring your DSLR camera with a fully charged battery, a memory card, your user manual, and your questions. Not suitable for point and shoot cameras.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =287635437
Essential Skills for Photographers—2018-06-07 through 2018-06-07$49—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 5:30-8:30 pm, University Center Rm 215. Do you want to take more professional looking photographs? Practice your skills by learning the essential relationship between shutter speed, f-stop (aperture) and ISO. Learn what the numbers mean and how to set your exposure in a variety of camera modes. Study the concept of exposure and learn how to use it on a digital camera. Begin to see like a photographer by using composition and visualization. If you are not completely familiar with your camera, please take Understanding Your Digital SLR Camera first. Bring your digital camera.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =287637846
Photoshop for Photographers—2018-06-13 through 2018-06-13$49—Face to FaceView Details

<p>Weds, 5:30-8:30 pm, Fine Arts Rm 120. Are you a photographer interested in exploring how you can use Photoshop software to improve your images? Photoshop can be a daunting program to master, so we will focus (pun intended!) on the essentials every photographer should know without all of the other -artsy- stuff. Learn about color and exposure correction, sharpening, basic cloning and much more. Bring a few of your images on a thumb drive to this hands-on class and be prepared to make the leap into the world of Photoshop.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =287639900
Close-up Photography—2018-06-27 through 2018-06-27$49—Face to FaceView Details

<p>Wed, 6-9 pm, Great Lakes Campus Rm. 101. Ramp up your macro photography skills and learn how to take better photos of people, flowers or any detail that catches your eye. Learn simple techniques that do not require expensive lenses. Explore macro lenses, extension tubes, close-up filters and tripods (bring yours if you have them). Bring your camera for hands-on experience with focus and depth of field issues; lighting and white balance; composition and color; and point and shoot camera macro modes. Prerequisite: Essentials Skills for Photographers. Bring your digital camera.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =287639999
Drops of Light Photography—2018-07-11 through 2018-07-14$69—Face to FaceView Details

Weds, July 11, 6-9 pm and Sat, July 14, 7-9 am, Scholars Hall Rm 101. Join award-winning photographer, Charles St. Charles, and discover a very specialized type of macro photography that uses drops of water like natures lens. This amazing technique lets you capture a view of flowers inside a drop of water. Each droplet becomes a tiny magnifying lens! Mistaken for a digitally manipulated image, this method is done entirely with photography. In session one, learn the basics of the technique. Session two meets outside where you will create your own Drops of Light images in the field. Bring your DSLR camera and tripod to the second session.

  • Seats available: Approximately 24. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =287640115
White and Bright Floral Photography—2018-07-18 through 2018-07-18$49—Face to FaceView Details

<p>Weds, 6-9 pm, University Center Rm 204. Discover how to overcome your cameras limitations to create elegant and richly colored floral images with a clean white -High Key- background. You will first learn what makes this technique possible and then as a group, create a floral arrangement that we will photograph together. Next, get a chance to make creative decisions about what characteristics and colors of the flowers to emphasize as the images are processed. See the colors come to life, like the artistry of a painting. Bring your DSLR camera and tripod.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =287640307
People Photography: From Candids to Portraits—2018-08-01 through 2018-08-01$49—Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6-9 pm, University Center rm 214. Want to improve your portrait photography? Get the most out of your camera to make portraits, tell stories and capture images to last a lifetime in this professional-level class. Learn the unique techniques for capturing beautiful candid images of your family and friends, whether it be at a party, event or a day at the beach. Find out how to choose the best backgrounds, camera settings and easy posing practices for every lighting situation to create great, natural looking portraits.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =287645096
Edit Photos Like a Pro—2018-08-13 through 2018-08-20$99—Face to FaceView Details

Mon/Weds/Mon, 6-8:30 pm, Fine Arts Bldg Rm 120. Learn how so many professional photographers take their photos from good to GREAT! Secrets are revealed as you work through an entire workflow with professional photographer, Dan Carlson. You will import photos, sort and rate, edit, then export images for use, in this hands-on class. The adaptable software, Adobe Lightroom, offers amazing features including extensive organization options, RAW editing, non-destructive adjustments and more. Give your images that highly sought after pop and punch. Recommended to download the free trial version of Adobe Lightroom before class and give it a brief overview.

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =287645298
Photography: Starting with the Image—2018-08-27 through 2018-08-27$49—Face to FaceView Details

Mon, 6-9 pm, University Center Rm 214. Take your images to the next level by taking a different approach to improving your photography. Rather than start with the camera, dials and settings, we will start with the image. Review some of the most common problems faced in creating the images you want, and then work backwards to figure out the steps needed to achieve each. We will also talk about how you can make your camera capture that image you have visualized in your head.

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =287647771
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