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Basics Of Digital SLR Photography

Patricia Hart Zackman, professional photographer, instructor

Unlock your camera’s potential to create great photos by manipulating ISO, shutter speed and aperture. Enhance your landscape and portrait images. Whether you are new to photography or just need to brush up your skills, you will gain a better understanding of your camera and all you can do with it. Digital SLR camera required; no point-and-shoot or fixed lens cameras. 2 SESSIONS

Thurs, Feb 27 & Mar 5, 6-8 pm
Fee and Code: $69, XARTP 069


Camera Theory

Patricia Hart Zackman, professional photographer, instructor

Prerequisite: Introduction to DSLR or working knowledge of your camera. Explore how ISO, aperture, and shutter speed works in unison to create incredible images. Please bring your Nikon or Canon 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.

Thurs, Mar 19 & Mar 26, 6-8 pm
Fee and Code: $69, XARTP 091


Creating Portraits: It’s All About The Light

Patricia Hart Zackman, professional photographer, instructor

Learn simple techniques for creating great portraits. Explore hard light vs. soft light, natural light vs. artificial light, on and off camera flash. Learn when and how to enhance light. Other topics include making your subject comfortable and minimizing flaws. Investigate and create a variety of portrait types including self-portrait and portraits that tell a story without showing the subject’s face. A DSLR camera is required for this class. 3 SESSIONS

Sat, Mar 21-Apr 4, 10 am-noon
Fee and Code: $89, XARTP 099


Lightroom

Patricia Hart Zackman, professional photographer, instructor

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 Classic and how you can take your photography to the next level using this powerful storage and editing software.

Sat, Apr 25-May 9, 10-11:30 am
Fee and Code: $79, XARTP 102


Sunday Photo Walk In Asbury Park

Patricia Hart Zackman, professional photographer

Explore the Beaux-Arts architecture of historic Asbury Park with your camera. Begin with the carousel building, designed by Whitney Warren and Charles Wetmore, the architects of Grand Central Station. Then see the colorful murals on our way to the historic Casino building, ending our walk along the boardwalk at Convention Hall. Get tips on composition, lighting, and perspective. A website will be set up to share images after the walk. All levels and cameras welcome. Working knowledge of your camera required. Rain date May 3rd. Please note, no refund will be given if rain date is used. Meet in the parking lot at the carousel builiding on Ocean Ave & Asbury Ave, Asbury Park

Sun, Apr 26, 10 am-noon
Fee and Code: $39, XARTP 107


Fun With Bokeh

Patricia Hart Zackman, professional photographer

“Bokeh,” a Japanese word meaning blur, has appeared in photos since the early days of photography. It refers to the out of focus highlights produced by wide open apertures. Begin with an interactive discussion of the process, then participate in a hands-on workshop. Bring your fastest lens (min f2.8) and discover natural bokeh. Create your own bokeh using props to create fun images. Props provided.
2 SESSIONS

Thurs, May 14 & May 21, 6:30-8 pm
Fee and Code: $35, XARTP 109


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