For the 35MM and digital camera user who is new to photography. Explore the basics of working with the camera and all of its modes. Focus on aperture, shutter speed, depth of field, ISO and exposure. Discover composition principles to create better photographs. Bring your camera and its owner’s manual. Camera must have an adjustable aperture and shutter speed.
Mon, Jan 27-Feb 10, 6-8:45 p.m., 3 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1132W01-80136 $99, $3 material fee to instructor (Eli)
Mon, Feb 17-Mar 3, 6-8:45 p.m., 3 wks Parker Campus
ARCR 1132WP1-80137 $99, $3 material fee to instructor (Bob)
Thu, Mar 6-20, 6-8:45 p.m., 3 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1132W02-81118 $99, $3 material fee to instructor (Eli)
FUNdamentals of Digital Photography Made Easy
Discover the fundamental concepts for making beautiful, successful photos. Professional photographer and author Don Mammoser is a fun, enthusiastic teacher, and enjoys helping beginners gain a comprehensive understanding of the principles of photography and digital cameras. No matter what type of digital camera you have, you will become a more confident photographer.
Tue, Jan 21/28 and Thu, Jan 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 3 classes Littleton Campus
ARCR 1210W01-81399 $119
Advanced Digital Photography
Make your digital photos a whole lot better. Learn advanced camera controls and techniques, in-depth photography approaches, and easy and useful digital output techniques. Complete a structured photo assignment and participate in a professional critique session of your images. Prerequisite is Beginning Digital Photo or good base knowledge of manual camera controls.
Tue, Feb 11/18 and Thu, Feb 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 3 classes Littleton Campus
ARCR 1135W01-81400 $119
Photoshop Elements Basics
Learn to organize your images and to enhance and fix your digital photos. Bring your laptop (PC or Mac) preferably loaded with Elements 11 (or a minimum of version 9 or newer) image editing software. Organize and enhance digital photos. Bring images that you would like to use. Manage photos, practice editing tools, explore cover layers, create artistic affects, remove unwanted objects.
Tue, Jan 21-28, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1145W01- 80141 $109
Photoshop Elements II
Expand your skills of Elements and learn to use all the tools offered in this powerful program. Information on “digital darkroom” techniques will be covered in order to help you improve lighting, color, and exposure issues. Learn about levels, non-destructive layers, masks (applying effects or filters to specific areas), blending, color and skin tone corrections and Photomerge. Explore collage techniques and basic graphic design options, such as digital scrapbooking and bookmaking tips. Bring laptop (PC or Mac) with Elements software (a minimum of version 9 or newer), and images you want to improve. Prerequisite: Photoshop Elements Basic class or equivalent understanding
Tue, Feb 4-11, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1146W01-81108 $109
Photoshop CS5 or CS6
Learn to utilize the full version of Photoshop. Explore file types, color profiles, workflow and organization tips, including the use of Bridge. Discover layers, effects (such as drop shadows, bevels, and artistic filters), the clone stamp, text options, color swatches, clipping masks, layer masks, how to group layers, actions, and other commonly used features of the program. Bring your laptop (PC or Mac), preferably loaded with CS5 or CS6.
Tue, Feb 25-Mar 18, 6-9 p.m., 4 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1158W01-81402 $179
Photoshop Help Night
Get help on a project, assistance organizing your photos, or receive additional review of material covered in Amy’s previous Photoshop classes. Small class size allows for individualized instruction. Bring your laptop with the files you are working with, as well as the Photoshop version you are working with (Elements or CS). Prerequisite: Photoshop courses, or equivalent level of understanding
Tue, Feb 18, 6-9 p.m. Littleton Campus
ARCR 1139W01- 81401 $109
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3-5
Learn the digital developing tricks of professionals by turning your computer into a digital darkroom using Lightroom 3-5, the preferred software of professional photographers. This program provides multiple intuitive ways to control the image quality of one single image or entire batches of images, as well as ways to keep a vast collection of images organized. Take this class for fun or use it as a way to expand or start a business. Bring your laptop (PC or Mac) to classes loaded with Lightroom 3-5 as well as images you can work with.
Tue, Mar 25-Apr 1, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1144W01- 81109 $99
Photography From the Heart: One-Day Workshop
Join award-winning photographer, Dr. Richard Steckel and see the world differently forever. Come away confident that your heart dictates what your eye tells you to photograph. Discover the five key categories of photography. Receive one hour of personal instruction after class and a copy of The Milestone Project Book. Visit www.incommonimages.org. “The instructor has such an amazing heart for photography.”
Sat, Mar 1, 9-3 p.m. Littleton Campus
ARCR 1092W01-80768 $99
Earn Money! Sell Your Photography in Your Spare Time
Learn to market your photos to meet buyers’ needs, find and contact potential buyers, establish your prices, protect your creative rights, and more. Make extra money with your photography in your spare time.
Tue, Feb 4-18, 6-8:45 p.m., 3 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1152W01- 80139 $99, $3 material fee to instructor
How to Edit and Organize Your Digital Files and Create Great Slideshows
Discover easy ways to get control of all those digital images you’ve taken. Learn some simple digital photo enhancement techniques. Discover easy-to-use software both for organizing your digital life, and for showing it off to others as well. Learn to organize your digital photos, to make the “keepers” better, and to turn your digital files into entertaining or informative slideshows.
Thu, Jan 30, 6-9 p.m. Littleton Campus
ARCR 1204W01- 81107 $69, $5 material fee to instructor
Secrets to Great Travel Photos
Well-known travel photojournalist Ron Stern (ronsterntravel.com) shares the secrets to taking great pictures. Whether using a small point and shoot or an expensive SLR, learn to look for and take the best possible shots. Begin inside and learn about the basic camera operations and techniques the pros use. Then go outside to practice what you have learned. Bring your camera. Ron will help you see creatively, explore the techniques of framing, and when to use fill flash, reflectors, and manual settings for more versatility. Discover how to use natural lighting for dramatic effect. He will also share some options for low-cost methods to create a full-color, hardcover photo book of your images.
Tue, Apr 1, 5-7 p.m. Littleton Campus
ARCR 1151W01- 80144 $49
Bits & Bytes of Color: Introduction to Digital Workflow
You’ve invested a lot in your digital camera - don’t let software dim your creative vision. Discover the power of a color managed workflow to create stunning images for slideshows, web or inkjet printing. Learn principles that apply to any image editor and leave with tips you can use right away. Change your photography for GOOD! Doug Reese is an Adobe Certified Expert in Ps CS6 and Adobe Camera Raw. Cameras and laptops not needed, just a passion for photography.
Sat, Feb 1, 9-4:30 p.m. Littleton Campus
ARCR 1149W01- 81403 $69, $6 material fee to instructor
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|Discover Digital Photography||ONLI 1021||$119|
|Travel Photography for the Digital Photographer||ONLI 1070||$119|
|Secrets of Better Photography ||ONLI 1248||$119|
|Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking||ONLI 2089||$119|
|Introduction to Photoshop CS4||ONLI 1030||$119|
|Intermediate Photoshop CS4 ||ONLI 1037||$119|
|Introduction to Photoshop CS5||ONLI 2207||$119|
|Intermediate Photoshop CS5||ONLI 1040||$119|
|Photoshop Elements 10 for the Digital Photographer ||ONLI 1068||$119|
|Photoshop Elements 10 for the Digital Photographer II ||ONLI 1069 ||$119|
|Photoshop Elements 9 for the Digital Photographer ||ONLI 2210 ||$ 119|
|Photoshop Elements 9 for the Digital Photographer II||ONLI 2221||$119|
|Introduction to Photoshop CS6||ONLI 1198||$119|
|Photoshop CS6 for the Digital Photographer||ONLI 1220||$119|
|Photoshop CS6 for the Digital Photographer II |
|Intermediate Photoshop CS6||ONLI 2069||$119|
|Photoshop CS5 for the Digital Photographer ||ONLI 2058||$119|
|Photoshop CS5 for the Digital Photographer II||ONLI 2059||$119|