Adobe Intro - Northside
Jul
19
6:00pm 6:00pm

Adobe Intro - Northside

2 Week Course
Session Dates:

Wednesdays
July 19, 2017
July 26, 2017

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Want to get into the world of photo editing, but not sure where to start?  This is a great introductory class for anyone wanting to get their feet wet in the editing world.  In this class we cover the three major editing programs from Adobe - Bridge, Lightroom, and Photoshop.  We'll explain the differences between them, and when is the most appropriate time to use each.  As an introductory class, we won't bog you down with too much information.  Here, you'll be able to walk away feeling confident about what you want to learn next. 

PRICE: $95

Instructor: Michael Godek
Required Equipment: Laptop with Adobe CC Photography bundle installed (Photoshop, Lightroom & Bridge) Trial version OK

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Fundamentals of Photography - Northside
Jul
17
6:00pm 6:00pm

Fundamentals of Photography - Northside

3 Week Course
Session Dates:

Mondays
July 17, 2017
July 24, 2017
July 31, 2017

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Fundamentals of Photography teaches aspiring photographers how to use a DSLR camera. During this three-week training class, students will gain an understanding of the settings that make up the exposure triangle (ISO, aperture & shutter speed) and how to manipulate those settings in various environments and situations to get the exposure you want. A broad range of basic photography topics are also covered including stop motion, motion blur, depth of field, and more. Hands-on learning opportunities and weekly assignments reinforce learning concepts and give you the practice you need to become great.

Price: $150

Instructor: Michael Godek
Required Equipment: DSLR camera with lens

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Fundamentals of Photography - Northside DAYTIME
Jun
7
12:30pm12:30pm

Fundamentals of Photography - Northside DAYTIME

3 Week Course
Session Dates:

Wednesdays
June 7, 2017
June 14, 2017
June 21, 2017

12:00PM - 2:00PM

Fundamentals of Photography teaches aspiring photographers how to use a DSLR camera. During this three-week training class, students will gain an understanding of the settings that make up the exposure triangle (ISO, aperture & shutter speed) and how to manipulate those settings in various environments and situations to get the exposure you want. A broad range of basic photography topics are also covered including stop motion, motion blur, depth of field, and more. Hands-on learning opportunities and weekly assignments reinforce learning concepts and give you the practice you need to become great.

PRICE: $150

Instructor: Michael Godek
Required Equipment: DSLR Camera

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Fundamentals of Photography - Northside
Jun
1
6:00pm 6:00pm

Fundamentals of Photography - Northside

3 Week Course
Session Dates:

Thursdays
June 1, 2017
June 8, 2017
June 15, 2017

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Fundamentals of Photography teaches aspiring photographers how to use a DSLR camera. During this three-week training class, students will gain an understanding of the settings that make up the exposure triangle (ISO, aperture & shutter speed) and how to manipulate those settings in various environments and situations to get the exposure you want. A broad range of basic photography topics are also covered including stop motion, motion blur, depth of field, and more. Hands-on learning opportunities and weekly assignments reinforce learning concepts and give you the practice you need to become great.

PRICE: $150

Instructor: Michael Godek
Required Equipment: DSLR Camera

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Adobe Intro - Northside
May
17
6:00pm 6:00pm

Adobe Intro - Northside

2 Week Course
Session Dates:

Wednesdays
May 17, 2017
May 24, 2017

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Want to get into the world of photo editing, but not sure where to start?  This is a great introductory class for anyone wanting to get their feet wet in the editing world.  In this class we cover the three major editing programs from Adobe - Bridge, Lightroom, and Photoshop.  We'll explain the differences between them, and when is the most appropriate time to use each.  As an introductory class, we won't bog you down with too much information.  Here, you'll be able to walk away feeling confident about what you want to learn next. 

PRICE: $95

Instructor: Michael Godek
Required Equipment: Adobe CC Photography bundle - Photoshop, Lightroom & Bridge (trial version ok)

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Fundamentals of Photography- Northside
May
11
6:00pm 6:00pm

Fundamentals of Photography- Northside

3 Week Course
Session Dates:

THURSDAYS
May 11, 2017
May 18, 2017
May 25, 2017

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Fundamentals of Photography teaches aspiring photographers how to use a DSLR camera. During this three-week training class, students will gain an understanding of the settings that make up the exposure triangle (ISO, aperture & shutter speed) and how to manipulate those settings in various environments and situations to get the exposure you want. A broad range of basic photography topics are also covered including stop motion, motion blur, depth of field, and more. Hands-on learning opportunities and weekly assignments reinforce learning concepts and give you the practice you need to become great.

PRICE: $150

Instructor: Michael Godek
Required Equipment: DSLR Camera with lens

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Lightroom - Northside
May
1
6:00pm 6:00pm

Lightroom - Northside

Lightroom CC Interface

2 Week Course
Session Dates:

Mondays
May 1, 2017
May 8, 2017

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Lightroom makes your post-production work easier and much more organized. In this 3 hour workshop, we will provide an overview of what photo management looks like, discuss any unfamiliar technology and tools, conduct step-by-step walkthroughs of the software, and throw in a few tips and tricks for good measure. From importing and organizing to editing and exporting, we will help you find a workflow that can be tweaked to best fit you and your style.

PRICE: $120

Lightroom:
• Understanding the Lightroom interface
• Managing your files with Lightroom
• Setting up a workflow for importing images
• Editing in RAW
• Understanding file types
• Seamless workflow between Lightroom and Photoshop

Instructor: Michael Godek
Suggested Equipment: Laptop; Adobe Lightroom (trial version ok); Memory card with images to upload

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Photoshop - Northside
Apr
13
6:00pm 6:00pm

Photoshop - Northside

3 Week Course
Session Dates:

Thursdays
April 13, 2017
April 20, 2017
April 27, 2017

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Knowing your way around Photoshop is essential in today's photography industry.  Whether you need to touch up the contrast and color, remove blemishes, or do some full blown photo manipulation, Photoshop is the standard.  In this 3 week class we'll help you navigate and understand how the program works.  Then, we'll dive in deeper into working with layers, creating a workflow, and even explore creative ways to manipulate a photograph.

PRICE: $175

Course Content

Week 1:
• Navigating the Photoshop Interface
• Important Tools
• Editing in RAW

Week 2:
• Adjustment Layers
• Layer Masks

Week 3:
• Actions
• Image Resizing
• Transform & Liquify Manipulation

Instructor: Michael Godek
Suggested Equipment: Laptop; Adobe Photoshop (trial version ok); Photos to edit

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Lightroom - Northside
Apr
7
6:00pm 6:00pm

Lightroom - Northside

2 Week Course
Session Dates:

Fridays
April 7, 2017
April 14, 2017

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Lightroom makes your post-production work easier and much more organized. In this 3 hour workshop, we will provide an overview of what photo management looks like, discuss any unfamiliar technology and tools, conduct step-by-step walkthroughs of the software, and throw in a few tips and tricks for good measure. From importing and organizing to editing and exporting, we will help you find a workflow that can be tweaked to best fit you and your style.

PRICE: $120

Lightroom:
• Understanding the Lightroom interface
• Managing your files with Lightroom
• Setting up a workflow for importing images
• Editing in RAW
• Understanding file types
• Seamless workflow between Lightroom and Photoshop

Instructor: Michael Godek
Suggested Equipment: Laptop; Adobe Lightroom & Photoshop (trial version ok); Memory card with images to upload

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Fundamentals of Photography - Northside
Apr
4
6:00pm 6:00pm

Fundamentals of Photography - Northside

3 Week Course
Session Dates:

Tuesdays
April 4, 2017
April 11, 2017
April 18, 2017

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Fundamentals of Photography teaches aspiring photographers how to use a DSLR camera. During this three-week training class, students will gain an understanding of the settings that make up the exposure triangle (ISO, aperture & shutter speed) and how to manipulate those settings in various environments and situations to get the exposure you want. A broad range of basic photography topics are also covered including stop motion, motion blur, depth of field, and more. Hands-on learning opportunities and weekly assignments reinforce learning concepts and give you the practice you need to become great.

PRICE: $150

Instructor: Michael Godek

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Photoshop - Northside
Mar
16
6:00pm 6:00pm

Photoshop - Northside

3 Week Course
Session Dates:

Thursdays
March 16, 2017
March 23, 2017
March 30, 2017

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Knowing your way around Photoshop is essential in today's photography industry.  Whether you need to touch up the contrast and color, remove blemishes, or do some full blown photo manipulation, Photoshop is the standard.  In this 3 week class we'll help you navigate and understand how the program works.  Then, we'll dive in deeper into working with layers, creating a workflow, and even explore creative ways to manipulate a photograph.

PRICE: $175

Course Content

Week 1:
• Navigating the Photoshop Interface
• Important Tools
• Editing in RAW

Week 2:
• Adjustment Layers
• Layer Masks
• Transform & Liquify Manipulation

Week 3:
• Actions
• Quick Mask
• Image Resizing/File Types

Instructor: Michael Godek
Required Equipment: DSLR camera with lens

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Photoshop - Downtown
Mar
14
6:00pm 6:00pm

Photoshop - Downtown

3 Week Course
Session Dates:

Mondays
March 14, 2017
March 21, 2017
March 28, 2017

6:00PM - 8:00PM

In today’s photography industry, understanding how to use Photoshop is essential...and much easier than you think. Whether you need to adjust color and exposure, remove blemishes and imperfections, or do some full-blown photo manipulation, Photoshop is the standard for professionals to make high-quality edits. Learn to work with layers, organize a workflow using other Adobe programs like Lightroom and Bridge, and explore some creative manipulation. Once you learn Photoshop, your outlook on post-production work will change forever.

PRICE: $175

Course Content

Week 1:
• Navigating the Photoshop Interface
• Important Tools
• Editing in RAW

Week 2:
• Adjustment Layers
• Layer Masks

Week 3:
• Actions
• Quick Mask
• Image Resizing/File Types
• Transform & Liquify Manipulation

Instructor: Michael Godek
Suggested Equipment: Laptop; Adobe Photoshop (trial version ok); Photos to edit

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Fundamentals of Photography - Northside
Mar
10
6:00pm 6:00pm

Fundamentals of Photography - Northside

3 Week Course
Session Dates:

Fridays
March 10, 2017
March 17, 2017
March 24, 2017

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Fundamentals of Photography teaches aspiring photographers how to use a DSLR camera. During this three-week training class, students will gain an understanding of the settings that make up the exposure triangle (ISO, aperture & shutter speed) and how to manipulate those settings in various environments and situations to get the exposure you want. A broad range of basic photography topics are also covered including stop motion, motion blur, depth of field, and more. Hands-on learning opportunities and weekly assignments reinforce learning concepts and give you the practice you need to become great.

PRICE: $150

Instructor: Michael Godek
Required Equipment: DSLR camera with lens

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Composition & Meaning - Northside
Mar
6
6:00pm 6:00pm

Composition & Meaning - Northside

3 Week Course
Session Dates:

Mondays
March 6, 2017
March 13, 2017
March 20, 2017

6:00PM - 8:00PM

This follow up to Fundamentals is a must as a building block to getting the basics under your belt. Once you understand your camera settings, it is important to start thinking about the conceptual side of photography. Composition & Meaning will help you understand how to get your photos to say what you want them to say, so you can be confident and intentional with how your photos communicate. The photos we take usually aren't for us to look at, therefore, we as photographers should always be thinking about what our photos are communicating to our viewers.

Price: $175

Instructor: Michael Godek
Required Equipment: DSLR camera with lens

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Fundamentals of Photography - Downtown (SOLD OUT)
Feb
13
6:00pm 6:00pm

Fundamentals of Photography - Downtown (SOLD OUT)

3 Week Course
Session Dates:

Mondays
February 13, 2017
February 20, 2017
February 27, 2017

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Fundamentals of Photography teaches aspiring photographers how to use a DSLR camera. During this three-week training class, students will gain an understanding of the settings that make up the exposure triangle (ISO, aperture & shutter speed) and how to manipulate those settings in various environments and situations to get the exposure you want. A broad range of basic photography topics are also covered including stop motion, motion blur, depth of field, and more. Hands-on learning opportunities and weekly assignments reinforce learning concepts and give you the practice you need to become great.

Price: $150

Instructor: Michael Godek
Required Equipment: DSLR camera with lens

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Fundamentals of Photography - Downtown
Oct
7
6:00pm 6:00pm

Fundamentals of Photography - Downtown

3 Week Course
Session Dates:

Fridays
October 7, 2016
October 14, 2016
October 21, 2016

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Fundamentals of Photography teaches aspiring photographers how to use a DSLR camera. During this three-week training class, students will gain an understanding of the settings that make up the exposure triangle (ISO, aperture & shutter speed) and how to manipulate those settings in various environments and situations to get the exposure you want. A broad range of basic photography topics are also covered including stop motion, motion blur, depth of field, and more. Hands-on learning opportunities and weekly assignments reinforce learning concepts and give you the practice you need to become great.

PRICE: $150

Instructor: Chrissy Pearson
Required Equipment: DSLR camera with lens

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Portraiture
Oct
1
12:30pm12:30pm

Portraiture

Two Sessions
Session Dates:

SATURDAYS
October 1, 2016
October 8, 2016

12:30PM - 3:00PM

No genre of photography has a more human connection than the Portrait.  With a portrait you can get to know the person in the picture.  You can feel a connection to them, and even understand who they are on a deeper level.  In this class you'll learn how to connect with your subject when taking their portrait, as well as practice working with and directing your subject during the shoot.  Whether you take simple photos of family members, senior portraits, or you do fine art work, this class will help you interact and connect with your subjects, and be able to capture a piece of them forever.

PRICE: $215

Instructor: Michael Godek
Location: Various Locations Central or Northside (announced in welcome email)

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Composition & Meaning - Downtown
Sep
12
6:00pm 6:00pm

Composition & Meaning - Downtown

3 Week Course
Session Dates:

MONDAYS
September 12, 2016
September 19, 2016
September 26, 2016

6:00PM - 8:00PM

This follow up to Fundamentals is a must as a building block to getting the basics under your belt. Once you understand your camera settings, it is important to start thinking about the conceptual side of photography. Composition & Meaning will help you understand how to get your photos to say what you want them to say, so you can be confident and intentional with how your photos communicate. The photos we take usually aren't for us to look at, therefore, we as photographers should always be thinking about what our photos are communicating to our viewers.

 

PRICE: $175

Instructor: Michael Godek
Required Equipment: DSLR camera with lens

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Lightroom - Northside
Sep
10
11:30am11:30am

Lightroom - Northside

Weekend Workshop

September 10, 2016
11:30AM - 2:30PM

Lightroom makes your post-production work easier and much more organized. In this 3 hour workshop, we will provide an overview of what photo management looks like, discuss any unfamiliar technology and tools, conduct step-by-step walkthroughs of the software, and throw in a few tips and tricks for good measure. From importing and organizing to editing and exporting, we will help you find a workflow that can be tweaked to best fit you and your style.

 

PRICE: $95

Lightroom:
• Understanding the Lightroom interface
• Managing your files with Lightroom
• Setting up a workflow for importing images
• Editing in RAW
• Understanding file types
• Seamless workflow between Lightroom and Photoshop

Instructor: Michael Godek
Suggested Equipment: Laptop; Adobe Lightroom (trial version ok); Memory card with images to upload

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Fundamentals of Photography - Southside
Sep
9
6:00pm 6:00pm

Fundamentals of Photography - Southside

3 Week Course
Session Dates:

Fridays
September 9, 2016
September 16, 2016
September 23, 2016

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Fundamentals of Photography helps students understand the complex topics of DSLR photography. During this four week class, students will gain an understanding about the camera controls and basic camera functions (ISO, aperture, shutter speed, etc.). The class also covers topics that impact the quality of your photos including composition, subject matter, stop motion, depth of field and more. Hands-on learning opportunities and weekly assignments reinforce learning concepts.

PRICE: $150

Instructor: Chrissy Pearson
Required Equipment: DSLR camera with lens

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Smartphone Photography - Downtown WEEKDAY
Sep
6
1:00pm 1:00pm

Smartphone Photography - Downtown WEEKDAY

Single Session

TUESDAY
September 6, 2016
1:00PM - 4:00PM

You don't need a DSLR to take stunning photos! In today's world, phone cameras have become a staple for everyone...even the most professional photographers. In this 3 hour workshop we cover differences between DSLRs & smartphones, important camera features to take advantage of, common issues with phone photography, and popular camera & editing apps.  iPhone and Android, phones and tablets are all welcome (alright...Windows can come too). 

 

PRICE: $55

Instructor: Chrissy Pearson
Required Equipment: Smartphone with camera

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Portraiture
Aug
20
12:30pm12:30pm

Portraiture

Two Sessions
Session Dates:

SATURDAYS
August 20, 2016
August 27, 2016

12:30PM - 3:00PM

No genre of photography has a more human connection than the Portrait.  With a portrait you can get to know the person in the picture.  You can feel a connection to them, and even understand who they are on a deeper level.  In this class you'll learn how to connect with your subject when taking their portrait, as well as practice working with and directing your subject during the shoot.  Whether you take simple photos of family members, senior portraits, or you do fine art work, this class will help you interact and connect with your subjects, and be able to capture a piece of them forever.

PRICE: $215

Instructor: Michael Godek
Location: Various Locations Central or Northside (announced in welcome email)

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Fundamentals of Photography - Northside DAYTIME
Aug
12
1:00pm 1:00pm

Fundamentals of Photography - Northside DAYTIME

3 Week Course
Session Dates:

Fridays
AUGUST 12, 2016
AUGUST 19, 2016
AUGUST 26, 2016

1:00PM - 3:00PM

Fundamentals of Photography teaches aspiring photographers how to use a DSLR camera. During this three-week training class, students will gain an understanding of the settings that make up the exposure triangle (ISO, aperture & shutter speed) and how to manipulate those settings in various environments and situations to get the exposure you want. A broad range of basic photography topics are also covered including stop motion, motion blur, depth of field, and more. Hands-on learning opportunities and weekly assignments reinforce learning concepts and give you the practice you need to become great.

PRICE: $150

Instructor: Michael Godek
Required Equipment: DSLR Camera

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Junior Photographers - Monon Community Center
Jul
30
2:00pm 2:00pm

Junior Photographers - Monon Community Center

Single Session:

SATURDAY
July 30, 2016

2:00PM - 4:00PM

Junior Photographers is a fun class full of activities inspiring children (ages 7-12) to embrace creativity through a camera lens, exploring several different genres of photography and making some new friends along the way. Held at the beautiful Monon Community Center, the class is provided with a stunning environment in which kids can explore nature photography, pair up and take portraits, and find interesting things for still life photos. Please bring along a point and shoot camera or a camera phone--no DSLRs. We hope to see you there!

All registrations are through the Monon Community Center.  Please follow the link or call (317) 848-7275 to register.

Price: $35

Instructor: Chrissy Pearson
Required Equipment: Point & Shoot Camera or phone camera; no DSLRs

*Gift Certificates cannot be redeemed on classes hosted by a third party, sorry :(

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Smartphone Photography - Southside
Jul
9
1:00pm 1:00pm

Smartphone Photography - Southside

Single Session

Saturday
July 9, 2016
1:00PM - 4:00PM

You don't need a DSLR to take stunning photos! In today's world, phone cameras have become a staple for everyone...even the most professional photographers. In this 3 hour workshop we cover differences between DSLRs & smartphones, important camera features to take advantage of, common issues with phone photography, and popular camera & editing apps.  iPhone and Android, phones and tablets are all welcome (alright...Windows can come too). 

PRICE: $55

Instructor: Chrissy Pearson
Required Equipment: Smartphone with camera

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Understanding Light - Southside
Jul
8
6:00pm 6:00pm

Understanding Light - Southside

3 Week Course
Session Dates:

Fridays
July 8, 2016
July 15, 2016
July 22, 2016

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Light is the foundation of photography...without light, there would be no picture. In this three-week class, students learn to understand how cameras see light in comparison to how our human eyes see it and will practice controlling that light by using the settings in the camera to emphasize highlights and shadows and bring photos to life. Students study black and white photography to fully visualize the way light affects photos to create beautiful images with striking tones.

Price: $175

Instructor: Chrissy Pearson
Required Equipment: DSLR Camera with Lens

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Portfolio - Northside
Jun
30
6:00pm 6:00pm

Portfolio - Northside

6 Week Course
Session Dates:

Thursdays
June 30, 2016
July 7, 2016
July 14, 2016
July 21, 2016
July 28, 2016
August 4, 2016

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Portfolio is an advanced 6 week course that helps you to become a better creative and conceptual thinker.  This course is not for beginners.  It is suggested you have a solid understanding of camera settings, composition, lighting, etc.

During the beginning weeks, we will spend time studying good bodies of work and developing an idea for a series.  Then we'll move into shooting, critiquing, and discussing presentation.  Finally we'll have a gallery show to present your work!  At the end of the 6 weeks you will feel more confident in your ability to communicate visually through your photographs, and you will have a solid body of work for your professional portfolio!  

PRICE: $325

Instructor: Michael Godek
Requirements: DSLR Camera

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Junior Photographers - Monon Community Center
Jun
25
2:00pm 2:00pm

Junior Photographers - Monon Community Center

Single Session:

SATURDAY
June 25, 2016

2:00PM - 4:00PM

Junior Photographers is a fun class full of activities inspiring children (ages 7-12) to embrace creativity through a camera lens, exploring several different genres of photography and making some new friends along the way. Held at the beautiful Monon Community Center, the class is provided with a stunning environment in which kids can explore nature photography, pair up and take portraits, and find interesting things for still life photos. Please bring along a point and shoot camera or a camera phone--no DSLRs. We hope to see you there!

All registrations are through the Monon Community Center.  Please follow the link or call (317) 848-7275 to register.

Price: $35


*Gift Certificates cannot be redeemed on classes hosted by a third party, sorry :(

Instructor: Chrissy Pearson
Required Equipment: Point & Shoot Camera or phone camera; no DSLRs

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Composition & Meaning - Southside
Jun
6
6:00pm 6:00pm

Composition & Meaning - Southside

3 Week Course
Session Dates:

Mondays
June 6, 2016
June 13, 2016
June 20, 2016

6:00PM - 8:00PM

This follow up to Fundamentals is a must as a building block to getting the basics under your belt. Once you understand your camera settings, it is important to start thinking about the conceptual side of photography. Composition & Meaning will help you understand how to get your photos to say what you want them to say, so you can be confident and intentional with how your photos communicate. The photos we take usually aren't for us to look at, therefore, we as photographers should always be thinking about what our photos are communicating to our viewers.

 

PRICE: $175

Instructor: Michael Godek
Required Equipment: DSLR camera with lens

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Capturing Childhood - Northside
May
14
2:30pm 2:30pm

Capturing Childhood - Northside

2 Week Course
Session Dates:

Saturdays
May 14, 2016
May 21, 2016

2:30PM - 4:30PM

Our Capturing Childhood photography class is designed for any parent who wants to take better photos of their kids. Kids are always moving! Learn how to adjust the settings on your camera to take proper action shots and incorporate motion blur to capture that energy. This class can help you take exceptional photos of your kids that transform every day memories into keepsake photos.

PRICE: $150

Instructor: Chrissy Pearson
Required Equipment: DSLR Camera with lens

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