Improving Photographic Skills

CLASS ID: 5R17
Date/Time: Tuesday, November 14, 7:00PM – 9:00PM

Robert Cuerden & David Parker
This course will be an open discussion and critique of photographic skills and technology. Join Robert and David, along with an invited professional photographer, for a session of critique and review of their compositions. Time permitting, there will be an opportunity to do a photo walkabout at the art center and a critique of those images. Be prepared to complete assignments for following sessions. You are encouraged to bring a selection of up to 3 images (digital or prints), which will be reviewed by the instructors and class members in an open critique. Please email questions and/or requests to the instructors at rcuerden@mac.com and dave@davidaparker.com.

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Very Simply Painterly Photography

CLASS ID: 5R12
Date/Time: Thursday, October 26, 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Debra Dresler
Let the apps paint your photos digitally! Do some very easy painting from your iPhone or iPad using apps that mostly paint automatically with texture filters and your finger. No painting experience needed! Transfer your photographs into stunning painterly pictures before your eyes. Watercolor, Oil, Impressionistic, and wild modern looks too. We will use these apps: Brushstroke, Paint Can, Glaze, Aquarella, and Prisma.

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Intro to Photo Editing using Snapseed

CLASS ID: 5R14
Date/Time: Monday, November 13, 6:30PM – 8:30PM

Lars Samuelsson
In today’s digital world with convenient access to a camera, making a photograph has become easier than ever. Despite this, a lot of images could go from being good to great by applying some basic image editing. In this class we will take a closer look at a free application called Snapseed, one of the most popular and effective imaging apps available today. Whether you want to preform basic image enhancement or become more creative with your editing, Snapseed is a great tool to improve your photography. After this class you will be able to use adjustment tools such as crop, white balance, contrast and saturation to greatly enhance you images, and image editing will be a natural part of taking pictures.

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Digital Photo Editing with Photoshop Elements

CLASS ID: 5R08
Date/Time: Monday, November 20, 6:30PM – 8:30PM

Elise d’Entremont
Introductory Adobe Photoshop principles will be taught in this class. Participants will be introduced to the image editing capabilities of this software and will learn how to use the paintbrush, airbrush, stamp, and pencil tools. Bring your iPad, tablet, or laptop.

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Douglas Beasley

Douglas Beasley’s personal vision explores the spiritual aspects of people and place. His photography is concerned with how spirit is recognized and expressed in everyday life.

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