Adult Classes

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* A couple of notes: Group classes are 12 students or less, unless otherwise noted. If you need to miss a class, make-up sessions are usually available!

September 28 & October 5 ~ Night Sky Workshop with Patti Blake     ~ Join Chief Photographer for the News Herald, Patti Blake, for a two part workshop on shooting the night sky.

September 28 & October 5 ~ Night Sky Workshop with Patti Blake ~ Join Chief Photographer for the News Herald, Patti Blake, for a two part workshop on shooting the night sky.

November 5 ~ Intro to Videography    Get started in videography! This class will introduce you to camera and lens selection, creating and planning the shots, thinking about the story you are telling, lighting, sound, and editing.

November 5 ~ Intro to Videography

Get started in videography! This class will introduce you to camera and lens selection, creating and planning the shots, thinking about the story you are telling, lighting, sound, and editing.

November 9 ~ Cell Phone Photography Workshop    Make better photos with the camera you always have with you! This workshop will give you tips on seeing creative composition and light, exposure, how to get the best quality image, settings to tweak and those to avoid, apps for quick editing and sharing.

November 9 ~ Cell Phone Photography Workshop

Make better photos with the camera you always have with you! This workshop will give you tips on seeing creative composition and light, exposure, how to get the best quality image, settings to tweak and those to avoid, apps for quick editing and sharing.

November 14, 16 & 23 ~ Making a Photo Book in Lightroom    Create a custom photo book using Adobe Lightroom!

November 14, 16 & 23 ~ Making a Photo Book in Lightroom

Create a custom photo book using Adobe Lightroom!

December 14 ~ End of the Year Refresher Workshop   !   Brush up on the essentials in time for the holidays.

December 14 ~ End of the Year Refresher Workshop!

Brush up on the essentials in time for the holidays.

January 7 ~ Beginning Photography    Start here! A hands-on class for learning how to use your camera. Become familiar with your camera’s most important features, and how they translate into the photograph.

January 7 ~ Beginning Photography

Start here! A hands-on class for learning how to use your camera. Become familiar with your camera’s most important features, and how they translate into the photograph.

January 9 ~ Composition    A class on creative seeing. Each week we’ll sharpen your eye by honing in on a different element of composition: perspective, framing, line, shape, pattern, texture and color.

January 9 ~ Composition

A class on creative seeing. Each week we’ll sharpen your eye by honing in on a different element of composition: perspective, framing, line, shape, pattern, texture and color.

February 13 ~ Intermediate Photography    Once you are comfortable with your camera, practice applying your knowledge to common photographic challenges. Get hands on practice shooting a portrait, indoors/low light, night shots, action, with flash.

February 13 ~ Intermediate Photography

Once you are comfortable with your camera, practice applying your knowledge to common photographic challenges. Get hands on practice shooting a portrait, indoors/low light, night shots, action, with flash.

March 25 ~ Night Photography    An exciting niche that comes alive with experimentation and photographic “rule breaking!” Practice the techniques and camera settings that make great night shots.

March 25 ~ Night Photography

An exciting niche that comes alive with experimentation and photographic “rule breaking!” Practice the techniques and camera settings that make great night shots.

Making Sense of Your Camera    A one-day workshop on getting the most out of your camera!

Making Sense of Your Camera

A one-day workshop on getting the most out of your camera!

Intro to Adobe Lightroom    An introduction to editing and organizing your photographs with Adobe Lightroom. Covering the Library and Develop modules, as well as Lightroom Mobile capabilities. Perfect for beginners or those interested in branching out from Photoshop.

Intro to Adobe Lightroom

An introduction to editing and organizing your photographs with Adobe Lightroom. Covering the Library and Develop modules, as well as Lightroom Mobile capabilities. Perfect for beginners or those interested in branching out from Photoshop.

Advanced Photography    This class focuses on photographic problem solving and jump starting your creativity.

Advanced Photography

This class focuses on photographic problem solving and jump starting your creativity.

Photography Crash Course!    A three week “crash course” in digital photography. This is an abbreviated version of our Beginning class.

Photography Crash Course!

A three week “crash course” in digital photography. This is an abbreviated version of our Beginning class.

Film Photography    Expand your photography skill set from digital to the world of film, or slow down and get back to the basics. In this class we’ll shoot film with fully manual 35 mm cameras, and introduce you to other formats as well.

Film Photography

Expand your photography skill set from digital to the world of film, or slow down and get back to the basics. In this class we’ll shoot film with fully manual 35 mm cameras, and introduce you to other formats as well.

Beginning Photoshop    An introduction to editing your photographs with Adobe Photoshop. This class will give an overview of the most useful tools for the photographer and help you create an efficient workflow.

Beginning Photoshop

An introduction to editing your photographs with Adobe Photoshop. This class will give an overview of the most useful tools for the photographer and help you create an efficient workflow.

 

We are always open to suggestions for future classes! Please let us know what you would like to learn by using our contact form. Here are some past workshop topics ~ 

Composition for Portraits

Sunset Portraiture Using On & Off Camera Flash

Portrait Lighting with a Twist

Street Photography

Printing Your Photographs

Intro to Drone Photography

Night Sky Workshop

 

 

You don’t take a photograph, you make it.
— Ansel Adams