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Photography Master Class

Kevin Burkitt, Brookdale media technology specialist; photographer

Learn to operate your camera, the theory behind great picture taking, and how to manage your images using Adobe Lightroom CC. Each session will build upon concepts learned in the previous session, leaving time for experimentation with the camera including composing images, using the photographic triangle, and managing and editing your photos using software. Designed for beginners who want to learn more about their DSLR or mirrorless systems and how to manage their photos. Limited enrollment. 3 SESSIONS

Sat, Mar 3-24, 10 am-2 pm (no class on 3/17)
Fee and Code: $169, XARTP 097

Basics Of Digital SLR Photography

Kevin Burkitt, Brookdale media technology specialist; photographer

Unlock your camera’s potential to create great photos by manipulating ISO, shutter speed and aperture, as well as tips on black & white/color imagery and lighting. Enhance your landscape and portrait images. A digital Single Lens Reflex camera required. 2 SESSIONS

Sec 1: Tues & Thurs, Apr 10 & 12, 6:30-8:30 pm  •  Freehold Branch Campus
Sec 2: Tues & Thurs, Apr 24 & 26, 6:30-8:30 pm  •  Wall Campus
Sec 3: Tues & Thurs, May 1 & 3, 6:30-8:30 pm
Sec 4: Mon & Wed, Jun 4 & 6, 6:30-8:30 pm
Fee and Code: $69, XARTP 069

Camera Theory

Kevin Burkitt, Brookdale media technology specialist; photographer

Explore how ISO, Aperture, and Shutter speed works in unison to create incredible images. Please bring your DSLR camera to class and be ready to switch off automatic or guided modes in order to learn how to make manual adjustments which will take your photography to the next level. Students must have access to their own DSLR and have a basic working knowledge of their camera. Software and hardware not required. Just an open mind and a willingness to learn how ISO, Aperture, and Shutter work together in various situations.

Sat, Apr 21, 10 am-2 pm
Fee and Code: $69, XARTP 091

Color Theory In Photography

Patricia Hart Zackman, instructor, professional photographer

What color is that? Color is an important element of design. Learn to apply the principles of color theory to photography. Develop an eye for harmonious color combinations in your photos. Explore how understanding color theory can help make your images pop. 3 SESSIONS

Mon, Apr 16-30, 6-8 pm
Fee and Code: $89, XARTP 100


Kevin Burkitt, Brookdale media technology specialist; photographer

Now that you’ve taken pictures you probably want a way to store, catalog, and edit them. To do so you need a robust application like Adobe Lightroom. Come learn the basics of Lightroom and how you can take your photography to the next level using this powerful storage and editing software.

Sat, May 12, 10 am-2 pm
Fee and Code: $69, XARTP 102

Shooting With Film

Patricia Hart Zackman, instructor, professional photographer

Everything old is new again. Dust off your 35mm film camera and start shooting. Step back to when you were limited to 24 or 36 exposures on a roll of film. Make every one of those shots count. A working 35mm camera is required for this class. 3 SESSIONS

Sat, Jun 2-16, 10 am-noon
Fee and Code: $89, XARTP 101

Looking to Learn Online?

We offer a wide variety of photography courses:

Photographing People With Your Digital Camera
An expert shows you how to take beautiful pictures of adults, children and babies.

Photographing Nature With Your Digital Camera
Learn how to use your digital camera to take stunning nature photos, including landscapes, flowers, animals and even macro shots.

Introduction To Photoshop
Learn the basics of using Adobe Photoshop to create images and edit photos.

Intermediate Photoshop
Have fun taking your Photoshop skills to the next level of creativity and productivity.

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