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Photography

Learn Photography & Photoshop at CVCC. You can be a professional or learn just for fun.

Flowers with sunset, collage of pictures, waterfall in forestPHOTOGRAPHY & COMPUTER CLASSES

Adobe InDesign

In today's competitive job market, knowing the basics of InDesign can help set you apart, regardless of what field you are in. Whether you want to develop or maintain marketing materials, make a postcard or e-card, design your own resume, layout a book, or just gain an understanding of the software, this class will give you a solid understanding of how InDesign works and different ways you can use the tools. This is a required class in order to take the Adobe certification exam.

Adobe InDesign
Date Day Time Instructor Cost Location ID
January 11 - February 1, 2018 TH 6:00 PM-8:00 PM Aaron Tallman $50.00 CVCC REP Rm. 137 97199

 

Adobe Illustrator

This class will teach the student to create illustrations, charts, graphs, logos, diagrams, and more! Students will also learn how simple it is to create complex vector shapes using the powerful tools available within illustrator. Students will try their hand at creating logos, characters, graphics and their own unique artwork. This is a required class in order to take the Adobe Certification exam.

Adobe Illustrator
Date Day Time Instructor Cost Location ID
February 15 - March 8, 2018 TH 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Aaron Tallman $50.00 CVCC REP Rm. 137 97198

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop is an essential program for the majority of creative professionals throughout the world, whether they work in print, photography, on the Web, or in video. If you are new to Photoshop, or if you have used a previous version of Photoshop and need a refresher, this class is for you! We will cover the workspace and tools, organizing and importing photos via Bridge, color and tonal correction, image adjustments and manipulation, composting images, and masks. This hands-on course also discusses image formats, selection techniques, filter effects, retouching digital photos, restoring damaged photos, working with layers for composition, and using various painting tools. This is a required class in order to take the Adobe Certification exam.

Adobe Photoshop
Date Day Time Instructor Cost Location ID
March 22 - May 3, 2018 TH 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Aaron Tallman $70.00 CVCC EC Rm. 137 97197

 

Photography Basics

This course will cover the basics of manual camera operation. Determining proper exposure, the interplay between aperture and shutter speeds, composition, photographic techniques, and supporting equipment will be explored. In this course, we will use the camera's aperture priority, shutter priority, and manual settings to make proper exposures. After taking the course, a student should be able to photograph a scene to depict it as they desire. An DSLR camera that can be manually operated is required. Textbook: Kiss Guide to Photography by John Garrett is recommended, which can be purchased at Barnes and Noble or Amazon.

Photography Basics
Date Day Time Instructor Cost Location ID
January 11 - February 15, 2018 TH 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Robert Dant $70.00 CVCC EC Rm. 956 97328

 

For questions or to to register you may e-mail
Cheri Toney at ctoney@cvcc.edu or register with Online Instant Enrollment.
 For further information you may contact the Continuing Education Department at (828) 327-7037.