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 taught by a professional photographer and intended for students who are interested in specialized techniques such as HDR, focus stacking, night photography, supplemental lighting, panoramas, and tethering.


Saturday, October 19, 2019, 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.


November 12-14, 2019, HCC 0140
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.


October 15-17, 2019, HCC 0140
Do you have digital photos stored in multiple locations or printed photos hidden away in boxes? If you are feeling overwhelmed by your photos and looking for a way to better organize and preserve your precious memories, this course is for you. Join professional organizer and photo coach Debbie Bauman to identify your own personal strategy for managing your photos and techniques to create a beautiful collection of memories that your family will enjoy for generations. Bring 20-50 digital photos on a flash drive, laptop, tablet or phone for this interactive course.


September 30, 2019 to October 7, 2019, CHLAB 207
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, October 5, 2019, HCC 0190
Discover how to take incredible photos with your iPhone! Learn to effectively use basic composition skills, image editing, and apps that add features and benefits.


Monday, October 7, 2019, CHLAB 301
Monday, November 4, 2019, 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, September 28, 2019, RTEC 124
Saturday, October 26, 2019, MDR 115
Saturday, November 23, 2019, PRI 111
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.


October 21-28, 2019, LIB 0118
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.


October 29, 2019 to November 5, 2019, CHLAB 301