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    Photography II: Intermediate

    Oct. 21 - Dec. 2, 2014 (Tue., 6 - 8 p.m.)

    Students learn light modification and postprocessing techniques to develop their own photographic style. Weekly assignments and periodic field trips enhance classroom instruction. Equipment needed: fully adjustable SLR camera (film or digital), film or digital storage. Prerequisite: Photography I: Basic.

    Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

    Oct. 21 - Dec. 2, 2014 (Tue., 6 - 8 p.m.)

    This course is designed specifically for photographers to organize and edit images quickly and safely, and to cut editing time in half. Learn how to streamline your workflow by importing, organizing and postprocessing your images within one fast application. Photoshop Lightroom is an essential tool for speeding up your workflow, and it integrates with other postprocessing software programs such as Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop Elements. Photoshop Lightroom is safe and nondestructive to your original images. Prerequisites: Basic computer skills. 

    Chemistry of Light

    Oct. 23 - Dec. 11, 2014 (Thu., 6 - 8 p.m.)

    Light is the photographers medium, and without it photographs would not be possible. Many times the image we take falls short of what we see before us. This course focuses learning how to see and use natural light. 

    Equine Photography

    Nov. 4 & 11, 2014 (Tue., 6 - 8 p.m.)

    Learn the basics of how to create the best photographs of horses. Students will take a field trip to Stepping Stone Farm Riding Academy, Chelsea, AL, one Saturday (trip fee is $25 and payable to stables). Class lectures cover poses, gaits, horse shows, lenses and shutter speeds. Equipment needed: DSLR camera with changeable lenses, tripod/monopod. Prerequisite: Photography I: Basic. 

    Making Money With Photography

    Sunday, Oct. 19, 1-5 p.m.

    This workshop, taught by Michael Nelson, provides an in-depth look at ways to earn money using photographic skills. Discuss the positives and negatives of various moneymaking ventures, types of equipment needed, and setting rates and prices for your photographic work.  


    Oct. 21 - Dec. 9, 2014 (Tue., 6 - 8 p.m.); No class 11/25/2014

    Learn to tell stories with your camera, whether shooting an event, a vacation, or following a single subject or theme for the length of the class. Learn about the role photojournalism plays in current events; the differences between picture packages, picture stories and photo-essays; how to select a lead photograph, supporting and closing images to tell their story. Students write accompanying text for their photographs. Students should bring themes and story ideas to the first class. Prerequisites: Basic SLR Photography.

    Studio Lighting: I

    Oct. 22 - Dec. 10, 2014 (Wed., 6 - 8 p.m.); No class 11/26/2014

    This course covers detailed information on different lighting equipment, and how to set it up and use it. Receive detailed instruction on how to light a subject properly. Learn about different lighting patterns and how to recognize them. This class takes place in a professional working studio. All lighting equipment is provided for this class.




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