Courses

Discover composition elements that will help you create the "WOW" factor. Understand how to use your camera's advanced controls and lenses as creative tools to modify detail, contrast, form, and depth. This course is intended for students who are interested in specialized techniques such as HDR, focus stacking, night photography, supplemental lighting, panoramas, and tethering. Taught by a professional photographer.


Saturday, February 29, 2020, HCC 0190
Explore the world of night time photography in this hands-on course with professional photographer Toni Toreno. This three part course includes a brief review of camera settings, techniques and gear, a field excursion to practice capturing the incredible night sky and an overview of Adobe Lightroom fundamentals. Please see the "Bulletin" section of the online course listing for details regarding gear, field session and experience.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Give your landscape photography skills a boost in this hands-on course with professional photographer Toni Toreno. This three-part course includes a brief review of basic camera settings, techniques, gear, optimal lighting, and a field excursion to Smith Rock, where you will practice capturing the beautiful landscape during the golden hour and sunset. Class will also explore the fundamentals of Adobe Lightroom including basic program functions and editing techniques. Please see the "Bulletin" section of the online course listing for details regarding gear, field session and experience.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Enhance the impact of your photos by understanding the elements of image composition. Take your camera off "auto" to explore more advanced camera settings. This course is taught by a professional photographer and is intended for students who are familiar with DSLR camera controls and wish to become more proficient with adjustable shutter, aperture and other advanced manual controls.


Saturday, January 11, 2020, HCC 0190
Discover how to take incredible photos with your iPhone! This class will teach you how to use the camera more effectively using basic composition skills, image editing, and apps that add features and benefits.


Monday, January 27, 2020, CHLAB 301
Adobe Lightroom Classic is an essential tool for photography enthusiasts, serious amateurs, and professionals alike. This class will help you transition to a digital photography workflow that will enhance your productivity, organization and the quality of your results. Lightroom Illuminated - Fundamentals offers a complete overview with structured, hands-on practice and lots of personal attention. Students are required to bring their own laptop with the latest version of Lightroom Classic installed. The mobile version of Lightroom is not part of this curriculum.


March 3-19, 2020, CHLAB 301
Dive into the world of digital photography. Learn how to capture a beautiful image and use simple photo editing techniques to create a final product. Course includes an overview of basic camera controls as well as post-processing techniques. No experience required. Bring your camera and user's manual.


Saturday, January 18, 2020, RTEC 124
Photoshop is the industry standard for image manipulation and transformation. Learn the essential skills needed to get the most out of this powerful program. Explore which tools work best for specific jobs, how to effectively use palettes and how to customize your workspace.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Join professional organizer and photo coach Debbie Bauman in this hands-on course focused on sorting and organizing printed photos. Students will learn how to identify their photo goals and develop a strategy to achieve those goals. This is a great course for those who are overwhelmed with how to start organizing their boxes, bins, and bags of printed photos and outdated media. Students are asked to bring 1-2 boxes or bins of printed photos they wish to organize.


March 9-16, 2020, CHLAB 301
Join professional photographer Robert Agli as he teaches you how to navigate the world of portrait photography. Learn simple tools and lighting techniques to capture beautiful portraits both indoors and out.


This course contains no sessions at this time.