Photography 1: The Camera and The Image (Instructor: Doug Bergeron )
Learn how cameras work, the creative use of basic camera functions, the basics of composition and lighting. Explore different photographic subjects and styles, and discuss equipment and accessories. You will learn techniques to help you develop a photographer’s “eye”. Cameras with interchangeable lenses are preferred, but not required.
|CEW 104-04||3/29/18||5/3/18||TH||6-8 p.m.||Workforce 2113||Ages 19 & over||$69||10|
**no class 2/14
Photography II: Post Processing (Instructor: Doug Bergeron)
Now that you have captured an image in your camera, learn how to post-process it for printing and posting to the internet. You will learn how to download images, storing them in searchable catalogs, cropping, burning, dodging, exposure adjustments, contrast adjustments, color balancing, saturation, image sharpening, saving and exporting to different file formats, and the rudiments of layering. This class will be using Adobe Lightroom CC, although the concepts learned should be applicable to many other post-processing applications. Please bring a USB memory stick/thumb drive loaded with at least 10 image files (JPG or RAW) on the first day of class.
|CEW 101-11||4/7/18||4/28/18||S||10:00 a.m. – Noon||Menard Hall, room 2226||Ages 19 & over||$69||8|
|YES 101-38||4/7/18||4/28/18||S||10:00 a.m. – Noon||Menard Hall, room 2226||Ages 16 – 18||$69||2|
Nature Photography (Instructor: Chris McDonald)
Learn the tools, and tricks, of capturing great photos of amazing animals, landscapes, and many hidden secrets of nature. Take these skills on your next vacation or on your daily nature walk. Please bring a camera or phone with camera option.
|CEW 104-01||4/11/18||4/18/18||W||6 – 8 p.m.||Millennium Center, room 2203||Ages 19 & over||$25||20|
|YES 104-01||4/11/18||4/18/18||W||6 – 8 p.m.||Millennium Center, room 2203||Ages 8-18||$25||20|
Turning Off Auto: Getting the best out of your point-shoot camera (Instructor: Chris McDonald)
Starting with basics this short, hands-on course looks at the basics of photography and offers suggestions to getting the best out of your point and shoot digital camera. Please bring your camera.
|CEW 104-05||4/12/18||4/19/18||TH||6-8 p.m.||Logan 1139||Ages 19 & over||$39||15|
|YES 104-02||4/12/18||4/19/18||TH||6-8 p.m.||Logan 1139||Ages 12-18||$39||5|
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