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Learning To See Creatively

Patricia Hart Zackman, instructor, professional photographer

Explore the elements of design including: line, texture, pattern and color. Investigate composition, leading lines and the rule of thirds. Use different points of view to change the look of your images. Learn how to choose the best lens to create the look and feel of the image you want to capture. A DSLR camera is required for this class. 3 SESSIONS
Tues, Sep 26-Oct 10, 6-8 pm
Fee and Code: $89, XARTP 098

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. Sessions build upon one another, 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, Oct 7-Oct 21, 10 am-2 pm
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 & Wed, Oct 17 & 18, 6-8 pm
Sec 2: Mon & Wed, Dec 4 & 6, 6-8 pm
Fee and Code: $69, XARTP 069

Creating Portraits: It’s All About The Light

Patricia Hart Zackman, instructor, professional photographer

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. Topics include making your subject comfortable and minimizing flaws. Create a variety of portrait types including self-portrait and portraits that tell a story without showing the subject’s face. DSLR camera required. 3 SESSIONS
Sat, Nov 4-18, 10 am-noon
Fee and Code: $89, XARTP 099

Camera Theory

Kevin Burkitt, Brookdale media technology specialist; photographer

Explore how ISO, aperture, and shutter speed works in unison to create incredible images. 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 to take your photography to the next level. Students must have their own DSLR and 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.
Sec 1: Mon & Wed, Nov 6 & Nov 8, 6-8 pm
Sec 2: Sat, Dec 2, 10 am-2 pm
Fee and Code: $69, XARTP 091

Thinking Of Buying A Camera

Kevin Burkitt, Brookdale media technology specialist; photographer

Overwhelmed by camera technology? Want to buy a camera but don’t know where to start? Let’s start the discussion by finding out what you want to spend and what you want to do. Investigate various cameras and manufacturers throughout a range of price points. Explore the difference between point and shoot, hybrid, DSLR, and mirrorless. Come learn about cameras, camera technology and which camera system is right for your budget.
Wed, Nov 15, 6-8 pm
Fee and Code: $29, XARTP 096

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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