Michael NelsonThursdays, 6–8 p.m.June 18–July 30 Thinking about wedding photography? This course will help you take a look into the realm of wedding photography. We will take you from the engagement session and pre-wedding preparation all the way through to post-production method. We will take a look at the various types of equipment required as well as legal contracts, marketing strategies and pricing. $200
Chris Bisset Mondays, 6–8 p.m. June 15–July 27 Are you intimidated by your camera? Don’t settle for photographs that are less than what your camera is capable of delivering, and don’t be left in the dark concerning the vast array of features you can use to take professional-quality images. Learn to navigate the menus, submenus, options and settings of Canon digital SLRs to your best advantage. Beginning with the basic camera controls and progressing to the most advanced options, learn to unlock your camera’s potential to suit your individual needs. $200
Meg McKinney Tuesdays, 6–8 p.m.June 16–July 28 Explore the world around us—at sunset, dusk, after dark. Learn to
use camera settings and controls to create images for time exposure,
light painting, etc. Must have tripod, cable release, DSLR, lens(es),
strobe flash, flashlight, digital downloading to show photos in class.
Field trips TBD during class, including one Friday and one Sunday
evening. $200 Prerequisite: Beginning Photography
Abbie WiersmaMondays, 6–8 p.m. June 15–July 27 This class takes you from the original concept of your picture to the finished image in a digital environment. Learn the workflow through the digital darkroom while discussing file sizes and resolution, printer basics and fundamental issues regarding paper and ink choices. Discuss color calibration and management, an output of the finished digital image. 200 Prerequisite: Good working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop Elements or Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.
Samford’s Academy of the Arts800 Lakeshore DriveBirmingham, AL 35229