Creative Arts


Basic Photography
Learn how to operate your digital or film SLR camera to create better photographs. What does the aperTre do anyway? Why are shutter speeds important? What do different lenses do? What is a raw file vs a jpeg. Learn all of this and more in a friendly, hands-on environment. All levels of experience are welcome. earn how to operate your digital or film SLR camera

Intermediate Photography
Build upon skills you learned in Basic Photography while exploring more concepts in greater detail. One-third of the class is dedicated to reviewing student work.

Making Friends with Your Digital Camera
Take the mystery out of all those buttons, dials and menus. You will become comfortable with your digital camera by learning how to frame the picTre, choose the correct settings, and even understand the manual. Bring your camera and instruction book to class.

Travel Photography
Learn to bring back photos from your next excursion that will thrill and amaze your friends and family. You will learn the basics of composition, camera operation and the various styles of travel photography that suit your preferred approach.

Photographing Birds
Because birds don't stay put or hold still, they are very challenging to photograph. This class covers equipment, tactics and strategies and will prepare you for a lifetime of rewarding photography. Two classroom sessions and one morning field trip.

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For more information contact Continuing Education at (541) 463-6100.