Photography

Edit Photos Like a Pro—2019-03-04 through 2019-03-11$99—Face to FaceView Details

Mon/Wed/Mon, March 4, 6, and 11, 6-8:30 p.m., 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. It is recommended to download the free trial version of Adobe Lightroom before class and give it a brief overview.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328992511
Essential Skills for Photographers—2019-03-12 through 2019-03-12$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. 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 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328980065
Improve Your Photo Compositions—2019-04-24 through 2019-04-24$49—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Ramp up your photography as you learn what makes a well-composed image. Discover how to keep the viewers attention when they look into your image; how to look and think about a scene before you photograph it; and how you can use characteristics of the scene to help guide the eye around the image. Review compositional tips then have an opportunity to look at your own images and discuss positive things that work or ways to improve the photo. Bring images if you want to participate in the class review.

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329003939
Photographing People: From Candids to Portraits—2019-04-08 through 2019-04-08$49—Face to FaceView Details

Mon., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 218. Looking 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 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328984969
Photography: Starting with the Image—2019-04-24 through 2019-04-24$49—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-9 p.m., 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 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328992535
Course ClosedUnderstanding Your DSLR Camera—2019-02-26 through 2019-02-26$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. 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 cameras 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.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328980034
Wildlife Photography—2019-04-17 through 2019-04-17$49—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Learn photography techniques to help you capture images of wildlife in their natural environment from award-winning nature and wildlife photographer, Charles St. Charles. Discuss the need-to-have equipment and ways to save money on nice-to-have equipment. Discover strategies for getting close to your subjects, capturing behavior and having long term photographic projects and relationships with wildlife. Get tips on where to photograph animals locally and nationally.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329004161
Course ClosedUnderstanding Your DSLR Camera—2019-02-26 through 2019-02-26$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. 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 cameras 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.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328980034
Edit Photos Like a Pro—2019-03-04 through 2019-03-11$99—Face to FaceView Details

Mon/Wed/Mon, March 4, 6, and 11, 6-8:30 p.m., 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. It is recommended to download the free trial version of Adobe Lightroom before class and give it a brief overview.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328992511
Essential Skills for Photographers—2019-03-12 through 2019-03-12$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. 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 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328980065
Photographing People: From Candids to Portraits—2019-04-08 through 2019-04-08$49—Face to FaceView Details

Mon., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 218. Looking 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 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328984969
Wildlife Photography—2019-04-17 through 2019-04-17$49—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Learn photography techniques to help you capture images of wildlife in their natural environment from award-winning nature and wildlife photographer, Charles St. Charles. Discuss the need-to-have equipment and ways to save money on nice-to-have equipment. Discover strategies for getting close to your subjects, capturing behavior and having long term photographic projects and relationships with wildlife. Get tips on where to photograph animals locally and nationally.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329004161
Photography: Starting with the Image—2019-04-24 through 2019-04-24$49—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-9 p.m., 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 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328992535
Improve Your Photo Compositions—2019-04-24 through 2019-04-24$49—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Ramp up your photography as you learn what makes a well-composed image. Discover how to keep the viewers attention when they look into your image; how to look and think about a scene before you photograph it; and how you can use characteristics of the scene to help guide the eye around the image. Review compositional tips then have an opportunity to look at your own images and discuss positive things that work or ways to improve the photo. Bring images if you want to participate in the class review.

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329003939
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