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Capturing Shadows and Highlights with High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photography — 2020-02-29 through  2020-02-29$59— Face to FaceView Details

Sat., Feb. 29, 1-4 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 = 374229084
Edit Photos Like a Pro— 2020-04-13 through  2020-04-20$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon/Wed/Mon, April 13, 15, and 20, 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 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.

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374230041
Essential Skills for Photographers— 2020-03-11 through  2020-03-11$49— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., March 11, 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. 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 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374229955
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerIntroduction to Video Editing— 2020-02-17 through  2020-03-02$75— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., Feb. 17-March 2, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 217. Navigate through the many different levels of editing software with retired professional, Donald Kuehlhorn. Then, using a mid-level FREE windows-based software suite, explore the tools to manipulate photos and video snippets into a complete video ready for presentation. Tools include colorizing, trimming, adding transitions, adding music and more. You will also learn how to transform your edited material into a useful video file appropriate for personal viewing or to post on YouTube. Bring a USB drive with several photos and video snippets of your own, or use instructor-provided files.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374229017
Photographing People: From Candids to Portraits— 2020-03-23 through  2020-03-23$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., March 23, 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 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374229997
Photography: Get the Best Image— 2020-05-04 through  2020-05-04$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., May 4, 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Do you get frustrated when the image on the back of your camera does not match expectations? It seems our cameras don't always want to capture the image we do. Learn tips from a professional about how to correct the most commons problems that keep us from getting our camera to capture the images we have in our head. Presentation, discussion, and hands-on demonstration will give you the confidence to make the needed adjustments to then achieve the best image possible. Now is the perfect time to take your images to the next level. Bring your own DSLR camera to this class if you have one.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374230106
Photoshop for Photographers— 2020-03-09 through  2020-03-09$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., March 9, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Fine Arts Building Rm. 120. 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 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374229636
Understanding Your DSLR Camera— 2020-03-04 through  2020-03-04$49— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., March 4, 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 213. 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's 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 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374228139
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerIntroduction to Video Editing— 2020-02-17 through  2020-03-02$75— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., Feb. 17-March 2, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 217. Navigate through the many different levels of editing software with retired professional, Donald Kuehlhorn. Then, using a mid-level FREE windows-based software suite, explore the tools to manipulate photos and video snippets into a complete video ready for presentation. Tools include colorizing, trimming, adding transitions, adding music and more. You will also learn how to transform your edited material into a useful video file appropriate for personal viewing or to post on YouTube. Bring a USB drive with several photos and video snippets of your own, or use instructor-provided files.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374229017
Capturing Shadows and Highlights with High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photography — 2020-02-29 through  2020-02-29$59— Face to FaceView Details

Sat., Feb. 29, 1-4 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 = 374229084
Understanding Your DSLR Camera— 2020-03-04 through  2020-03-04$49— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., March 4, 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 213. 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's 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 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374228139
Photoshop for Photographers— 2020-03-09 through  2020-03-09$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., March 9, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Fine Arts Building Rm. 120. 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 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374229636
Essential Skills for Photographers— 2020-03-11 through  2020-03-11$49— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., March 11, 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. 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 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374229955
Photographing People: From Candids to Portraits— 2020-03-23 through  2020-03-23$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., March 23, 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 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374229997
Edit Photos Like a Pro— 2020-04-13 through  2020-04-20$99— Face to FaceView Details

Mon/Wed/Mon, April 13, 15, and 20, 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 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.

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374230041
Photography: Get the Best Image— 2020-05-04 through  2020-05-04$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., May 4, 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Do you get frustrated when the image on the back of your camera does not match expectations? It seems our cameras don't always want to capture the image we do. Learn tips from a professional about how to correct the most commons problems that keep us from getting our camera to capture the images we have in our head. Presentation, discussion, and hands-on demonstration will give you the confidence to make the needed adjustments to then achieve the best image possible. Now is the perfect time to take your images to the next level. Bring your own DSLR camera to this class if you have one.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374230106
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