PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO

The photography studio offers classes in digital, traditional and alternative processes and how to create a better photograph.

 

Pre-registration is required three days before the start of class or workshop.
You are not registered unless paid in full.

Questions about our programming? Need help registering?
Call or email jackieroux@explorearts.org

ADULT CLASSES

PHOTOGRAPHY MODULES

Register for one or all the modules.

Required materials: Students must bring their own camera, preferably DSLR or "point and shoot" with the ability to control exposure and focus manually.  Tripod (doesn't need to be expensive but should be sturdy)

Optional materials: If you have any of the following, please bring them (but they are not required) cable release, polarizing filter the camera lens, ND filters 3-6-10 stop and graduated ND filters.

 

JULY

Module 1 - WOODLAND/LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY: Overview & Lighting with Philip Culberston- $25

Tuesday, July 23rd.  6pm-8pm

• Taking snapshots versus making photographs.
• Woodland and Landscape subjects and where to find them.
• What makes good lighting and how to use it effectively.
• Understanding exposure and contrast.
• How to critique an image.

Module 2 - WOODLAND/LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY: Camera Controls/Techniques with Philip Culberston - $25

Tuesday, July 30th. 6pm-8pm

• Raw vs. JPEG and why.
• The dials; what they mean and how to use them.
• Picking the right priority mode based on goals.
• Bracketing shots, HDR, Panorama
• Using cable release and timers.
• Overview of filters and what they do.

AUGUST

Module 3 - WOODLAND/LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY: Composition with Philip Culberston - $25

Tuesday, August 6th. 6pm-8pm

• What is composition and why you need to know
• How to envision the image
• Finding your subject or focal point
• Tools (not rules) for strengthening your image

Module 4 - WOODLAND/LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY: Getting the Shot, File Managing, Image Backup with Philip Culbertson- $25

Tuesday, August 13th.  6pm-8pm

• Tripods or handheld?
• Handy Apps to have in the field
• Use of filters
• Focusing methods, checking focus, focus stacking
• Deciding how to organize images
• Deciding about Lightroom or storing your photos
• All about backing up your files
• Posting to Facebook, Instagram, Vero
• “Hot-Wash” the shoot afterwards

Module 5 - WOODLAND/LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY: Post Processing in Lightroom or Camera Raw with Philip Culbertson - $25 

Tuesday, August 20th.  6pm-8pm

• How to import your images.
• Culling and sorting
• Use of profiles and presets
• Developing Panel, Basics and Targeted Adjustments
• Exporting files for Social Media or Printing