The BASIC CAMERA SETTING classes are designed to provide the basics of digital photography with either a point and shoot or DSLR style camera. Topics covered in a group of classes include basic camera operation, storage media, card readers, selecting the resolution, downloading and storing images as well as making prints of your photographs. Participants will also learn photography terms and become familiar with the icons that appear on the camera's LCD screen. No prior photography experience is required for the basic camera setting class, just a desire to dive into a new world of photography. Please contact me to set up a class and to discuss a plan. Discounts available for groups of classes. This course will take place over zoom as well as through detailed handouts.
The ADVANCED CAMERA SETTINGS class expands on the topics covered in the basics camera classes. In addition, I will review information regarding white balance, image file size, advanced camera settings as well as working with different lenses. This class can be customized to a certain topic of photography. Discounts available for groups of classes. This course will take place over zoom as well as through detailed handouts.
Participants will learn how to capture "invisible light" also known as "Infrared" with a digital camera. Infrared photographs are surreal and dream-like with endless creative possibilities. Class members will take a journey into the technical and aesthetic aspects of the magical world of digital infrared photography. Details will be covered on how to convert a point and shoot or a digital SLR camera to photograph Infrared images. Editing techniques using Adobe software will be covered as well as methods of printing your images. This class will take place over Zoom video as well as through detailed handouts. Please contact me for more information regarding this multi- class workshop.
PHOTOSHOP - These classes are designed to teach image retouching and fine-tuning using Photoshop on a Mac computer. Course covers: histogram, contrast and color adjustment using curves, cropping , sharpening, noise control and saving settings for various outputs. Demonstrations on adjusting exposure, white balance as well as creating black and white, sepia and cyanotype images will be shown. Techniques for combining two photographs as well as layering images on top of each other will be covered. No prior Photoshop experience is required. Please contact me for more information regarding this workshop and to customize a class plan. This course will take place over the zoom platform as well as through detailed handouts.
LIGHTROOM - These classes teach the basics of image file management on a Mac computer. Participants will learn how to import and process their images with ease using Adobe Lightroom. Topics covered include exposure adjustments, sharpening, lens correction, vignetting, cropping, burning, dodging, red-eye reduction as well as color correction. Class members will also learn how to export their photographs to emails, photo websites, social media, printing, slideshows and much more. An overview of how to organize/ categorize images will be presented using Lightooms keywords, flags, stars and color label's. Please contact me for more information regarding this workshop and to customize a class plan. This course will take place over the zoom platform as well as through detailed handouts.