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Introduction to Digital Point & Shoot Cameras
Spencer Pullen 

$65 (2-class series)

Tuesdays, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
April 22, 29     P14PH108

Tuesdays, 9:30am - 12:30pm
April 29; May 6   S14PH101

Harness the potential of your basic point-and-shoot camera by mastering its various settings and dials. Learn about essential camera parts, batteries and memory cards. Explore the power of this light, compact camera while discovering new levels of creativity and quality in your photographs. Students will alternate between classroom learning and fieldwork.  (beginner)

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Digital Photography I
Lou-Anne Curtis 

$125 (5-class series)

Tuesdays, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
April 29; May 6, 13, 20, 27    S14PH111
June 3, 10, 17, 24; July         S14PH112

Capture powerful digital photographs by using the wide array of camera functions available beyond the automatic settings. Fundamental photography principles will be introduced. Students will be encouraged to explore the aesthetics of digital photography and master the terminology associated with the medium. This course includes classroom learning and field experience. (beginner – intermediate)

NOTE: In order to receive certificate credit, students must also complete 6 hours of course work from the following options: Photographing the Suncoast: 1/2 Day Trips, How to Photograph 2-D Artwork, How to Photograph 3-D Artwork, Photography for Online Sales.

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Digital Photography II
Spencer Pullen 

$145 (5-class series)*
*series price + $20 text book-only available from the instructor

Tuesdays, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
May 27; June 3, 10, 17, 24    S14PH201

Beginning with a review of the fundamentals, and progressing to more advanced techniques, this class offers an in-depth exploration of digital photography. Manual functions, custom settings, and the essential principles of photography will be covered. This course includes classroom learning and field experience. (intermediate – advanced)

NOTE: In order to receive certificate credit, students must also complete 6 hours of course work from the following options: Photographing the Suncoast: 1/2 Day Trips, How to Photograph 2-D Artwork, How to Photograph 3-D Artwork, Photography for Online Sales.

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Photographing the Suncoast: 1/2 Day Trips 
Lou-Anne Curtis 

$40 (per session)

Saturday, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
May 17     S14PH121
June 14    S14PH122

Gain hands-on field experience while learning how to use lighting, exposure, and composition to consistently capture beautiful digital images. Realize the potential of your camera by mastering its particular settings. These interactive, fun workshops are held at local scenic vistas or varied unique locations.
(intermediate – advanced)

NOTE: Students must bring camera equipment, sunscreen, insect repellant, a snack and plenty of water.

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How to Photograph 2-D Artwork
Spencer Pullen 

$40 (per session)

Tuesday, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
May 13    S14PH131

Take the guesswork out of photographing your two-dimensional artwork. Discover how positioning, exposure, settings, lighting, and image editing ensure a perfect shot every frame. This workshop is ideal for artists wishing to prepare professional portfolios.  (beginner)

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Photography for Internet Use
Spencer Pullen 

$40 (per session)

Tuesday, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
April 15    P14PH158

Tuesday, 9:30 am - 12:30pm
May 13    S14PH131

Improve your online marketing by learning techniques and insider tips for featuring your art or products on the web. This comprehensive workshop covers the fundamental principles of photography as they pertain to online sales. It is ideal for artists seeking to capture sales via their websites, online galleries, or other online marketplaces, such as Etsy, ArtQuid, and ArtFire. (beginner)

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Photoshop Elements 12
Lou-Anne Curtis 

$125 (5-class series)

Thursdays, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
May 1, 8, 15, 29; June 5    S14PH211*
       *please note dates are NOT consecutive
June 12, 19, 26; June 3, 10    S14PH212

Learn the #1 selling photo-editing software in this introduction to Photoshop Elements 12. Master the easy-to-use interface to organize, share, and transform photographs into precious keepsakes or works of art. This course promises to dramatically improve the quality and appeal of your photographs.
(beginner – intermediate)

PREREQUISITE: Basic Mac proficiency or Introduction to MAC workshop

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Stepping Up to Lightroom 4
Lou-Anne Curtis 

$65 (per session)

Saturday, 9:30am - 3:30pm
May 31    S14PH221

Strengthen and streamline your photographic output with the power of Adobe Lightroom. Learn the basics of photo management, enhancement, and printing in one indispensable interface. Maximize efficiency, productivity, and results with the Seven Point Workflow System. Emphasis will be on Lightroom’s powerful developing tools and will cover working with multiple file formats.
(intermediate – advanced)

PREREQUISITE: Proficiency in Photoshop Elements or Photoshop Elements 12fileadmin/content/eac/Class__Syllabus___Materials/Curtis_Syllabus_Lightroom.pdf

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Photoshop CS6 I (a & b)
Lou-Anne Curtis 

$125 (5-class series)

Tuesdays, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
May 6, 13, 20, 27; June 3     S14PH231a
June 10, 17, 24; July 1, 8     S14PH232b

Thursdays, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
June 12, 19, 26; July 3, 10    S14PH242a

Learn the industry-standard program for digital image manipulation. A step-by-step process will introduce key concepts, including tools, option bars, and panels. Correct and enhance images using layers and masks. Work with RAW file formats and navigate images with Bridge and Mini Bridge. This course promises to take your photos to a whole new level.  (intermediate – advanced)

PREREQUISITE: Basic Mac proficiency or Introduction to MAC Workshop
NOTE: In order to receive certification credit, students must complete both sections a and b.

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Lighting for Digital Photographers
Spencer Pullen 

$125 (5-class series)
Tuesdays, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Learn to capture professional-quality portraits, whether in the studio, on the beach, or on the sports field. Master fundamental lighting techniques, learn basic flash skills, explore special effects, and get insider tips for inexpensive lighting accessories.  (intermediate – advanced)

PREREQUISITE: Digital Photography I and Digital Photography II

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Introduction to Mac 
Marcia Johnson 

$50 (per session)

Tuesdays, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
May 27    S14DG101
June 10   S14DG102

Master the basic skills necessary to comfortably use the Mac platform while fulfilling the prerequisite for other digital courses. This one-day workshop familiarizes the student with the similarities and differences between Mac and Windows platforms, and instructs students in the functions and applications unique to the Mac. (beginner)
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