Skills Classes

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Digital Photography 1 -

Camera, Controls, & Composition

with Richard Batch

June 1st - July 20th

Tuesdays 9:30am-12pm

For the beginning student. Learn to take sharp, correctly exposed pictures by understanding your camera’s settings. Composition guidelines and how to take better photos taught, and each student picture is critiqued. 65 pages of instructional handouts. Suitable for DSLR and compact cameras. Info: rabatch@comcast.net. Minimum age 18.

$350

8 Session(s)

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Photoshop Retouching - Tools and Techniques

with Eliot Cohen

June 2nd - June 23rd 

Wednesdays 10am-12pm

Learn to use retouching tools in Photoshop to better advantage with a wide range of subjects, scenic, architectural, and portrait. Tools such as the clone stamp, spot healing, and patch tools will be demonstrated and exercises given to practice their use. The use of content aware methods will also be covered as will certain selection tools, layers, and masks. You will be much more adept with retouching after this class. Familiarity with Photoshop is a prerequisite. This is not an introductory class. Photoshop 22.0 or above is recommended. This class takes place via Zoom, and the link to participate will be provided to registered students by the instructor prior to the first class. More info: info@eliotcohen.com. Minimum age 18.

$375

4 Session(s)

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Print Your Own Photography Book

with Online Sites

 

with David Scherbel

June 2nd - June 16th

Wednesdays 1:30pm-3:30pm

Have a collection of photographs you’d like to see in a book? Make your own with online book making websites. Class will include steps from start to finish to make your book, including guidance on selecting final photos, text, and effective page designs. Info: Davidscherbel@gmail.com. Minimum age 18.

$160

3 Session(s)

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Night Light - Night Photography

at Glen Echo Park

with Robb Hill

June 10th - July 15th

Thursdays 7pm-9pm

This survey course will shine a light on the history of photography from its beginnings to the mid-twentieth century. Aesthetics, history, and working practices will be discussed including hands-on demonstrations of photographic processes such as cyanotype, gum bichromate, oil printing, and carbon printing. Students will make prints in some of these processes. More info: gummist@gmail.com. Minimum age 18.

$350

6 Session(s)

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Get Out of Auto

with Page Carr 

June 13th - June 27th

Thursdays 11am-1:30pm

Ideal for those who have been using their digital cameras in full auto mode and want to learn to use "Priority" and "Manual" modes to control aperture, shutter speed, white balance, and ISO. Illustrated notes will be provided. More info: pagecarr@gmail.com. Minimum age 17.

$325

3 Session(s)

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Lightroom Basics

with Sora Devore

June 14th - June 28th

Mondays 10am-12:30pm

From file storage to import, then best photo selection and editing you will learn the immense benefits and time-saving aspects of Lightroom Classic. Group and individualized instruction will tailor Lightroom to fit your personal needs. This class takes place via Zoom, and the link to participate will be provided to registered students by the instructor prior to the first class. More info: sora@rcn.com. Minimum age 18.

$250

3 Session(s)

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Introduction to Lightroom

with Alec Dann

June 30th - August 4th

Wednesdays 7pm-10pm

Learn how to organize your digital photographs and bring them to life with adjustments in a way that is intuitive and easy-to-learn – Lightroom is the place to begin. Class will include live demonstrations of the software as well as hands-on work with your own images, all presented safely through Zoom screen-share. More info: alec.dann@verizon.net.

$360

6 Session(s)

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Photoshop Layers and Masks

with Page Carr 

July 11th - July 25th

Sundays 11am-1:30pm

Learn to use Photoshop layers and masks to adjust and combine images non-destructively. Some experience with Photoshop would be useful, but not required. Illustrated notes will be provided. This course is good preparations for "Digital Montage Projects." More info: pagecarr@gmail.com. Minimum age 17.

$325

3 Session(s)

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Digital Camera Basics

with Eliot Cohen 

July 14th - July 28th

Wednesdays 10am-12:30pm

This is a beginner class to help students learn best methods to utilize ISO, shutter speed, aperture, depth of field, exposure modes, and other camera functions. Control the camera yourself in the very first session- good-bye auto. Discussion of composition and natural light. Suitable for SLR and compact cameras. This class will be taught via Zoom and the link to participate will be provided to registered students by the instructor prior to the first class. More info: info@eliotcohen.com. Minimum age: 16.

$250

3 Session(s)

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Print Your Own Photography Book

with Online Sites

 

with David Scherbel

August 17th - August 31st

Tuesdays 1:30pm-3:30pm

Have a collection of photographs you’d like to see in a book? Make your own with online book making websites. Class will include steps from start to finish to make your book, including guidance on selecting final photos, text, and effective page designs. Info: Davidscherbel@gmail.com. Minimum age 18.

$160

3 Session(s)