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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 forestAdobe Lightroom

Lightroom is the focal point for all your photography needs, from organizing to editing to sharing and is an essential tool for both working and hobbyist photographers. The organizational tools and quick retouching capabilities found in Lightroom make it an indispensable addition to a photographer's workflow. Students will explore each of the modules and learn about all of the amazing tools that Lightroom has to offer. Students will learn how to create clean, consistent edits with their RAW files and develop a fast, efficient workflow to help speed up editing time.

Adobe Lightroom
Date Day Time Instructor Cost Location ID
October 12 - November 16, 2017 TH 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Colton Lidey $75.00 CVCC, REP Rm. 137 93373

 

Digital Photography: Beyond the Basics

This class addresses the need for photographers of all levels to stay technologically current and creativity relevant. This class is appropriate for beginners and experienced photographers. Topics include equipment, advanced exposure techniques, low-light situations, off-camera flash, action photography, close up macro photography, tips for photographing people and travel, camera raw capture and editing techniques. Students must have a SLR camera for this class.

Digital Photography: Beyond the Basics
Date Day Time Instructor Cost Location ID
August 22 - September 26, 2017 T 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Colton Lidey $75.00 CVCC REP Rm. 137 93374

 

Photography-Digital

In this six-week course what makes digital photography different from traditional film photography will be explored. This course will cover the basic operations of all digital cameras, and the uses for digital images. Equipment specific to digital imaging will be explained. Resolution along with camera settings and unique issues related to digital images will be covered. Transferring images to the computer, basic software manipulation, printing and storing digital files will be addressed. A book called "Digital Photography 1,2,3-Taking & Printing Great Pictures" by Rob Sheppard is recommended, which can be purchased at Barnes & Noble or Amazon. ISBN: 1579906761, 9781579906764.

Digital Photography
Date Day Time Instructor Cost Location ID
August 17 - September 21, 2017 TH 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Robert Dant $75.00 CVCC EC, Rm. 956 93872

 

Nature Photography

Learn creative techniques and strategies to better capture the beauty of nature through photography. A textbook called, "Nature Photography Field Guide" by John Shaw is recommended. This book can be purchased at Barnes & Noble or Amazon.com. Thee will be two Saturday field trips: October 28 & November 4, 2017.

Nature Photography
Date Day Time Instructor Cost Location ID
September 28 - November 16, 2017 TH 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Robert Dant $90.00 CVCC EC Rm. 1001 93875

 

To register go to the left side of this page and click the registration link or you may download the registration form and send it to Cheri Toney at ctoney@cvcc.edu or mail it to CVCC, Attn: Cheri Toney, 2550 Highway 70 SE, Hickory NC 28602.

 

Any questions please e-mail Cheri Toney at ctoney@cvcc.edu or call the Continuing Education Department at (828) 327-7000, ext 4320.


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