Summer 2018 Photography Schedule
Digital Photography Computer Lab Orientation
Thursday 6-6:30 July 5
PHO-1 Todd Weber Class Fee: FREE
This one-half hour class is REQUIRED for all returning members who are NOT registered in a digital photography class. Learn how the computer studio works and be informed of changes or updates to the studio. Pre-registration Required.
Production Studio Access Workshop
Monday 6:30-8:30 July 9
PHO-2 Heather March Class Fee: $20
This workshop is REQUIRED for Production Studio use and is for EXPERIENCED members who have taken our Beginning Studio Lighting class or have comparable experience and knowledge. Successful demonstration of ability will permit member to utilize the production studio lights and backdrops for portraiture, video or still photography utilizing their own camera. Members will be responsible for safe and careful use of equipment, incurring the cost to replace any equipment they damage due to negligence or misuse. The studio is for amateur use, and not intended for production or small business use. Membership required for studio use.
Shutterbug 101: Take Great Photos!
Mondays 6-8:30 July 16 – August 6
PHO-21 Todd Weber Member Class Fee: $35
A four-week introductory class designed to familiarize you with your "beyond point-and-shoot" camera (digital, SLR and mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras, as well as advanced, single fixed-lens cameras). An individual camera consultation will occur on the first class…Bring your camera and its MANUAL! Topics of discussion will include shooting "modes," what makes a good exposure, best camera settings to use for portraits or for action shooting, basics of composition, lens and gear choices, etc. A field trip will be scheduled. Attendance at first class mandatory.
Beginning Digital Photography & Adobe Lightroom Editing
Thursdays 6:30-9 July 12 – August 23
PHO-22 Heather March Class Fee: $55
This 7-week digital photography class is for all beginners wanting to learn the basics of photography from image capture to post-production using Adobe Lightroom. Learn to how to change your camera’s settings, shoot in manual mode, identify desirable lighting, and to compose an image. The class will also cover best practices for importing, managing, editing your photos using Adobe Lightroom. Class may include on campus field trips to explore camera usage, depending on weather and term. Participants should bring their digital camera and an external hard-drive.
Advanced Photography & Photoshop and Lightroom Editing:
Tuesdays 6:30-9 July 10 – August 21
PHO-22 Heather March Class Fee: $55
This 7-week digital photography class is for those who are knowledgeable with their camera and wish to learn new tricks and techniques to elevate their photographic skills. This class will cover a myriad of topics tailored to the interests and knowledge levels of the participants. Topics may include technical shooting methods, post processing with both Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop, in-depth image manipulation, and lighting techniques. Class may include on campus field trips to explore camera usage, depending on weather and term. Participants should understand how to use ISO, shutter speed, and aperture in order to manipulate exposure, as well as basic post-processing methods. Participants should bring their digital camera and an external hard-drive.
Beginning Studio Lighting
Wednesdays 6:30-9 July 10 – August 21
PHO-23 Heather March Class Fee: $55
This 7-week studio photography class is for those interested to learn the basics of studio lighting with both portraiture and still life. Learn how to properly set up and utilize studio equipment to best light the subject you are photographing, Participants should have a grasp on ISO, shutter speed, and aperture, as well as have a camera capable of shooting in Manual mode. This class will also cover importing, managing, and editing, images with Adobe Lightroom. Participants should bring their digital camera and an external hard-drive.