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Beginning Studio Photography and Off-Camera Lighting — 2019-10-16 through  2019-10-16$59— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., Oct. 16, 6-9 p.m., Scholars Hall Rm. 30 (lower level). If you are new to off-camera lighting, it can be a bit overwhelming. What is a modifier? How do I know what modifier to choose? How do I set my camera? Can I use a flash, or do I need a strobe light? In this class, you will learn to build a basic studio lighting set up, settings and modifiers for off-camera lighting, and tips to start building your own studio kit. Bring your digital SLR camera and a tripod. This class is appropriate for intermediate level photographers and above.

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363666872
Capturing Shadows and Highlights with High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photography — 2019-09-25 through  2019-09-25$59— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., Sept. 25, 6-9 p.m., Fine Arts Building Rm. 120. Want to learn how to add more range of color and light to your photographs? HDR is a technique that lets you create images with a much wider range of contrast and color than you can normally capture. Discover how to shoot for HDR and learn several techniques for processing these images. Find out how to save scenes with more contrast than the camera can capture in a single image and how to add other effects that will bring your photos to life! Bring your digital SLR camera and a tripod. Appropriate for intermediate-level photographers and above.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363667088
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerEdit Photos Like a Pro— 2019-09-09 through  2019-09-16$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon/Wed/Mon, Sept. 9, 11 and 16, 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 a 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 Classic, 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 Classic before class and give it a brief overview.<br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363667310
Essential Skills for Photographers— 2019-12-02 through  2019-12-02$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., Dec. 2, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 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 it applies to digital photography. If you are not completely familiar with your camera, please take Understanding Your Digital SLR Camera first. Bring your DSLR camera with a fully charged battery, a memory card, your user manual, and your questions.

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363667349
Improve Your Photography — 2019-10-07 through  2019-10-07$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., Oct. 7, 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 216. 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 = 363669647
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPhotographing People: From Candids to Portraits— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-05$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., Aug. 5, 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 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 350335370
Photographing People: From Candids to Portraits— 2019-11-04 through  2019-11-04$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., Nov. 4, 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 204. 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 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363668612
Photoshop for Photographers— 2019-12-09 through  2019-12-09$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., Dec. 9, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 204. Are you a photographer interested in using 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 and leap into the world of Photoshop. You should be comfortable using a computer. Class is taught in a Mac lab, but the skills transfer easily to PC.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363668603
Understanding Your DSLR Camera— 2019-10-22 through  2019-10-22$49— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., Oct. 22, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 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 an 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.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363669936
Understanding Your DSLR Camera— 2019-11-25 through  2019-11-25$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., Nov. 25, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 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 an 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.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363669825
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPhotographing People: From Candids to Portraits— 2019-08-05 through  2019-08-05$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., Aug. 5, 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 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 350335370
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerEdit Photos Like a Pro— 2019-09-09 through  2019-09-16$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon/Wed/Mon, Sept. 9, 11 and 16, 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 a 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 Classic, 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 Classic before class and give it a brief overview.<br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363667310
Capturing Shadows and Highlights with High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photography — 2019-09-25 through  2019-09-25$59— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., Sept. 25, 6-9 p.m., Fine Arts Building Rm. 120. Want to learn how to add more range of color and light to your photographs? HDR is a technique that lets you create images with a much wider range of contrast and color than you can normally capture. Discover how to shoot for HDR and learn several techniques for processing these images. Find out how to save scenes with more contrast than the camera can capture in a single image and how to add other effects that will bring your photos to life! Bring your digital SLR camera and a tripod. Appropriate for intermediate-level photographers and above.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363667088
Improve Your Photography — 2019-10-07 through  2019-10-07$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., Oct. 7, 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 216. 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 = 363669647
Beginning Studio Photography and Off-Camera Lighting — 2019-10-16 through  2019-10-16$59— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., Oct. 16, 6-9 p.m., Scholars Hall Rm. 30 (lower level). If you are new to off-camera lighting, it can be a bit overwhelming. What is a modifier? How do I know what modifier to choose? How do I set my camera? Can I use a flash, or do I need a strobe light? In this class, you will learn to build a basic studio lighting set up, settings and modifiers for off-camera lighting, and tips to start building your own studio kit. Bring your digital SLR camera and a tripod. This class is appropriate for intermediate level photographers and above.

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363666872
Understanding Your DSLR Camera— 2019-10-22 through  2019-10-22$49— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., Oct. 22, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 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 an 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.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363669936
Photographing People: From Candids to Portraits— 2019-11-04 through  2019-11-04$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., Nov. 4, 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 204. 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 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363668612
Understanding Your DSLR Camera— 2019-11-25 through  2019-11-25$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., Nov. 25, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 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 an 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.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363669825
Essential Skills for Photographers— 2019-12-02 through  2019-12-02$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., Dec. 2, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 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 it applies to digital photography. If you are not completely familiar with your camera, please take Understanding Your Digital SLR Camera first. Bring your DSLR camera with a fully charged battery, a memory card, your user manual, and your questions.

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363667349
Photoshop for Photographers— 2019-12-09 through  2019-12-09$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., Dec. 9, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 204. Are you a photographer interested in using 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 and leap into the world of Photoshop. You should be comfortable using a computer. Class is taught in a Mac lab, but the skills transfer easily to PC.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 363668603
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