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Photography

 

Adobe Illustrator-Introduction

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 their hand at creating logos, characters, graphics and their own unique artwork.

Date

Day

Time

Instructor

Cost

Location

#

October 27-
December 8,
2016

TH

6p-8p

Aaron Tallman

$70.00

CVCC, REP
Rm. 137

 

Adobe Photoshop

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, compositing 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.

 

Date

Day

Time

Instructor

Cost

Location

#

February 2-
March 9,
2017

TH

6p-8p

Aaron Tallman

$70.00

CVCC, REP
Rm. 137

 

Digital Photography Basics

Come learn the basics to take great pictures with your digital camera. Designed for new users of digital SLR cameras, this class will focus on fundamentals of digital camera operations. You will be introduced to digital photo imaging, exploring the use of hardware/software, image capture, and input/output devices. Students must bring their SLR cameras to class.

Date

Day

Time

Instructor

Cost

Location

Class #

September 15-
October 20,
2016

TH

6pm-8pm

Milton Hawes

$70.00

CVCC AC
Rm. 118

 

January 12-
February 16,
2017

TH

6pm-8pm

Milton Hawes

$70.00

CVCC AC
Rm. 118

 

March 2-
April 6,
2017

TH

6pm-8pm

Milton Hawes

$70.00

CVCC AC
Rm. 118

Digital Photography

Learn the operations of a digital camera and what makes digital photography different from traditional film photography. This course introduces digital photo imaging, exploring the use of hardware/software, image capture, and input/output devices. Students must bring a SLR digital camera to class. The required textbook is "Digital Photography 1,2 & 3--Taking and Printing Great Pictures" by Rob Sheppard, which can be purchased at Barnes and Noble or Amazon.

Date

Day

Time

Instructor

Cost

Location

#

January 12-
February 16,
2017

TH

6p-8p

Robert Dant

$70.00

CVCC EC,
Rm.

 

February 23-
March 30,
2017

TH

6p-8p

Robert Dant

$70.00

CVCC EC,
Rm.

 

Digital Photography-Beyond Basics

This class addresses the need for photographers of all levels to stay technologically current and creatively 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 mut have a SLR camera.

Date

Day

Time

Instructor

Cost

Location

#

September 1-
October 6, 2016

T

6p-8p

Aaron Tallman

$70.00

CVCC REP,
Rm. 137

 

 Multimedia Editing and Production

Explore the world of multimedia--taking photos, texts, sound, video, and animation and turning them into a video story that can be shared on Youtube or other social media outlets. Learn skills and get hands-on training in shooting video, developing and editing a video story, and publishing the video to share with others. This class will provide a broad understanding of multimedia concepts and design principles while focusing on today's most dynamic interactive media.

Date

Day

Time

Instructor

Cost

Location

Class #

March 16-
April 20,
2017

TH

6pm-8pm

Aaron Tallman

$70.00

CVCC, REP
124

Nature Photography

Students will learn creative techniques and strategies to better capture the beauty of nature through photography. There will be 2 Saturday field trips--the instructor will discuss dates with students.  A Manual Single Lens SLR (film or digital) camera required. A textbook called "Nature Photography Field Guide" by John Shaw is required.

Date

Day

Time

Instructor

Cost

Location

Class #

September 15-
November 3,
2016

TH

6pm-8pm

Robert Dant

$90.00

CVCC, EC
1050

 

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