PHOTOGRAPHY & DIGITAL MEDIA

The Photography & Digital Media Department has a traditional black and white darkroom, Mac Computer Lab and photo studio. It is a workspace where you can meet like-minded folks, learn about your camera gear and explore various ways to make photographic imagery. We are bridging digital technology with the tried and true art of the hand made print. We are a place where you can develop your personal vision with a camera.
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Introduction to Photography / How To Use Your Camera Creatively (840)

Corinne Satterlee, Multi-Purpose Classroom
Tuesdays, June 5 - July 24
6:30 - 9 pm/8 weeks
$150/Members: $130

Learn how to use their digital cameras more creatively. Basic photographic concepts on exposure control and basic composition are explored through lectures, demonstrations and class assignments. Participants need to provide their own cameras that have user controls for shutter speed and lens opening. A tripod is recommended. Please bring your owner's manual to the first class.

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Blending Digital and Traditional Photographic Processes (842)

Mary Whalen, Darkroom
Wednesdays, June 6 - August 1 (no class 7/4)
6:30 - 9 pm/8 weeks
$175 /Members: $155

A basic knowledge of Photoshop is helpful.
Students will learn to produce high quality digital negatives, from digital files, color slides or film. The digital negatives are then contact printed in the darkroom using traditional black and white enlarging paper. This digital negative-making technique can be used for most alternative printing processes, blending digital technology with hands-on printing.

Photography in the Garden (844)

Susan Andress, Computer Lab
Wednesdays, June 6 - August 1 (no class 7/4)
6:30 - 9 pm/8 weeks
$155/Members: $135

Explore local public and private gardens to hone your photography skills. Learn techniques that will best capture the beauty of a single flower or a wider view of an entire garden. Class will meet at the KIA the first week then to designated locations, final week, reviewing and critiquing images made. Participants should be familiar with their camera and its manual adjustments, a tripod is highly recommended.

Lightroom Intro and Beyond the Basics (846)

Kelly Walkotten, Computer Lab
Tuesdays, June 5 - July 24
6:30 - 9 pm/8 weeks
$155/Members: $135

Lightroom is designed to assist with organizing, editing and outputting large volumes of photographic files in a logical and intuitive way. In this course you will learn basic photo adjustments to enhance your images. You will also learn how to customize your Lightroom Library to get organized, to create presets, black and white conversion, print layouts and more!

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Instant Film Workshop (848)

Josh Harrison, Photo Studio
Saturdays, July 14 & 21
10 am - 12:30 pm/2 weeks
$110 /Members: $90

Join Josh as he guides us in the beauty of creating unique single images using the new Poloroid film. We will have vintage Polaroid Cameras to use and the Instant Lab Universal to make transfers. https://us.polaroidoriginals.com/pages/instant-film

Traditional Black and White Film & Printing (841)

Mary Whalen, Photography Darkroom
Tuesdays, June 5 - July 24
6:30 - 9 pm/8 weeks
$175/Members: $155

Through demonstrations and supervised printing sessions, participants will learn film and print development, how to control print contrast, and special darkroom techniques. This class is a perfect opportunity to print your special black and white negatives from the family archives. Students must provide their own film and paper for the class. Darkroom chemicals and equipment are provided. Open darkroom time is available to students.

Collect & Collage (843)

Errin Ironside, Photo Studio
Thursdays, June 7 - June 28
6:30 - 9 pm/4 weeks
$135/Members: $115

Collage is a versatile and accessible art technique that results in interesting combinations of sometimes, unlikely materials. Students will be encouraged to express their unique vision by gathering a variety of materials and exploring different compositions. This class will focus on the unpredictability and creative freedom within collage. Learn through experimentation with color, shape, and contrast. Create a personal history through use of mementos or make a statement with abstract forms. Discover the many possibilities and explore the use of text, images, texture and found objects.

Introduction to Photographic Lighting (845)

Amelia Falk, Photo Studio
Thursdays, June 7 - July 26
6:30 - 9 pm/8 weeks
$175 /Members: $155

Prerequisite: A camera capable of manual exposure and familiarity with the camera controls.
Amelia will cover the fundamentals of studio lighting, including; the strobes, metering, reflectors, gels and more. Students will learn how to set up lighting for the most effective results. In addition to demos, students will be active in setting up the studio and photographing portraits, objects and other environments.

Photo Transfer on to Fabric (847)

Lynne Hall, Computer Lab
Wednesdays, June 13 - June 27
1 - 3:30 pm/3 weeks
$110 /Members: $90

Using a computer and printer, learn techniques for transferring your photos to several different kinds of fabric. The possibilities are only limited by your imagination. Bring an old black and white photo to the first class because these photos transfer beautifully.

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