Image by: Spencer Pullen

Introduction to Digital Point & Shoot Cameras
Spencer Pullen 
(beginner)

$65 (2-class series)

Fridays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
September 19 & 26
January 23 & 30

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.  

Class Syllabus & Required Materials
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Image by: Lou-Anne Curtis

Digital Photography I
Mary Lundeberg
(beginner – intermediate)

$125 (5-class series)

Tuesdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
September 9, 16, 23, 30; October 7
October 14, 21, 28; November 4, 11
November 18, 25; December 2, 9, 16
January 13, 20, 27; February 3, 10
February 17, 24; March 3, 10, 17
March 24, 31; April 7, 14, 21

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. 

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.

Class Syllabus & Required Materials
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Digital Photography II
Spencer Pullen 
(intermediate – advanced)

$145 (5-class series, includes text book)

Fridays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
October 10, 17, 24, 31; November 7
November 14, 21; December 5, 12, 19
February 13, 20, 27; March 6, 13
March 20, 27; April 3, 10, 17

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. 

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.

Class Syllabus & Required Materials
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Osprey in Flight, Lou-Anne Curtis

Photographing the Suncoast: 1/2 Day Trips 
Mary Lundeberg 
(intermediate – advanced)

$40 (per session)

Saturday, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
September 27
October 18
November 8
December 6
February 7
April 25

Saturday, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
November 22
December 13
January 17
March 7

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.

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

Class Syllabus & Required Materials
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How to Photograph 2-D Artwork
Spencer Pullen 
(beginner)

$40 (per session)

Fridays, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
September 19

Fridays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
February 6

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.  

Class Syllabus & Required Materials
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How to Photograph 3-D Artwork
Spencer Pullen 
(beginner)

$40 (per session)

Fridays, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
September 26
February 6

Master the technique of photographing your three-dimensional artwork. Learn how to use positioning, lighting, exposure, background selection, and image editing to showcase your work at its best. This workshop is ideal for artists wishing to prepare professional portfolios.

Class Syllabus & Required Materials
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Image by: Spencer Pullen

Photography for Online Sales
Spencer Pullen 
(beginner)

$40 (per session)

Fridays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
October 3
January 16
April 24

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.

Class Syllabus & Required Materials
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White Orchids, Lou-Anne Curtis

Photoshop Elements 12
TBA
(beginner – intermediate)

$125 (5-class series)

Thursdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
November 6, 13, 20; December 4, 11, 18
January 15, 22, 29; February 5, 12
February 19, 26; March 5, 12, 19
March 26; April 2, 9, 16, 23

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.

PREREQUISITE: Basic Mac proficiency or Introduction to MAC workshop

Class Syllabus & Required Materials
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Stepping Up to Lightroom 5
TBA
(intermediate – advanced)

$65 (per session)

Wednesday, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
October 15
November 26
February 18
March 11

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.

PREREQUISITE: Proficiency in Photoshop Elements or Photoshop Elements 12

Class Syllabus & Required Materials
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Dewy Red Amaryllis, Lou-Anne Curtis

Photoshop CS6 I (a & b)
TBA
(intermediate – advanced)

$125 (5-class series)

Thursdays, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 (a)
November 6, 13, 20; December 4, 11, 18 (b)

January 15, 22, 29; February 5, 12 (a)
February 19, 26; March 5, 12, 19 (b)

Saturdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
February 14, 21, 28; March 5, 12 ,19 (a)
March 21, 28; April 4, 11, 18 (b)

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.  

PREREQUISITE: Basic Mac proficiency or Introduction to MAC Workshop

NOTE: In order to receive certification credit, students must complete both sections a and b.

Class Syllabus & Required Materials
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Wild Harbor, Lou-Anne Curtis

Photoshop CS6 II (a & b)
TBA
(intermediate – advanced)

$125 (5-class series)

Tuesdays, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
January 13, 20, 27; February 3, 10 (a)
March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 (b)

Build on your Photoshop knowledge by exploring more advanced features and improving your workflow. Master the Seven Step Raw Workflow System, refine your skills with global and local adjustment tools, and simultaneously work with multiple open images to produce rich, creative compositions.

PREREQUISITE: Photoshop CS6 I (sections a and b)

NOTE: In order to receive certification credit, students must complete both sections a and b.

Class Syllabus & Required Materials
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HDR for Digital Photographers 
Spencer Pullen
(intermediate – advanced)

$145 (5-class series, includes text book)

Fridays, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
February 13, 20, 27; March 6, 13

Invite a new range of creative possibilities to your digital images with the power of High Dynamic Range photography. Learn the process of shooting the same subject at multiple exposures, combining those shots into a single HDR image, and fine-tuning the image by tone mapping. This class combines fieldwork and in-class digital processing. 

PREREQUISITE: Digital Photography I and Digital Photography II

Class Syllabus & Required Materials
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Images by: Spencer Pullen

Lighting for Digital Photographers
Spencer Pullen 
(intermediate – advanced)

$145 (5-class series, includes text book)

Fridays, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
November 7, 14, 21; December 5, 12
March 27; April 3, 10, 17, 24


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.  

PREREQUISITES: Digital Photography I and Digital Photography II

Class Syllabus & Required Materials
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Image by: Charleen Elliott

Introduction to Mac 
Marcia Johnson 
(beginner)

$50 (per session)

Tuesdays, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
September 30
November 11
January 13
February 24

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. 

Class Syllabus & Required Materials
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Digital Design
Marcia Johnson 
(intermediate - advanced)

$175 (5-class series)

Tuesdays, 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
October 7, 14, 21, 28: November 4
January 20, 27; February 3, 10, 17

Learn the fundamentals, layout and principles of digital graphic design. Through real world projects, students create dynamic and visually powerful computer art for print, advertising and other visual media.
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Digital Painting
Marcia Johnson 
(intermediate - advanced)

$175 (5-class series)

Tuesdays, 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
November 18, 25; December 2, 9, 16

March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Learn to use the tools and techniques in Adobe Photoshop CS6 to produce artwork with future applications to the fields of concept art and illustration.
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