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Virtual Digital Photography Classes
Learning to Shoot in Manual
Course Description: If you want to know how to use that DSLR you have had on your shelf since your last birthday, this is what you want. If you want 4 weeks of learning at your own pace, this is what you want. Color, composition and the basics of how to see the world around you in a creative way …again, if that is what you want to learn… sign up! Sign up NOW! Auto is evil.. We want to get you OUT of Auto and into manual or the priority settings.
Topics: Shutter speed, ISO, aperture, focal points, white balance, histogram and Composition, composition, composition.
Equipment Needed: A camera that gives you the manual mode. If you do NOT have a DSLR, some of the more developed (get it?) point and shoots usually have this option. A VERY basic photo upload application. Further classes will deal with applications and editing.
Workflow with Lightroom® and Photoshop®
Course Description: If you NOW want to start to organize and get your images together in an efficient, non-destructive workflow, then THIS is the class for you. This is a 4 week intensive workshop in understanding file types, working in PS RAW and Lightroom..
Topics: Setting up LR database and catalogs, Lightroom basics, Photoshop RAW editing basics, Output.
Equipment Needed: A camera that allows shooting to RAW. And if you still do not have this option, you will want to get your hands on a set of RAW files (preferably 20 or more). A computer. Lightroom v.3 or 4, Photoshop Version 4 or later.
Class Registration: Class limited to 10. Registration from October 15 - October 30 (November Class), Nov 15 - November 30 (December Class)