Bob Montgomery/Eli Vega
For the 35MM and digital camera user who is new to photography and whose camera has an adjustable aperture and shutter speed. 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.
Thu, July 18-Aug 1, 6-8:45 p.m. Littleton Campus
ARCR 1132M01-58290 $99, $3 material fee to instructor (Eli)
Mon, June 10-24, 6-8:45 p.m. Parker Campus
ARCR 1132MP1-58794 $99, $3 material fee to instructor (Bob)
Right Brain Photography
The best photography is found where technical know-how and creative aesthetics meet. Today, photographers spend a lot of time learning about the technical side of photography. However, we need to sharpen not only our left brain, but also our right brain in order to create the best photo images. In this highly interactive, inspirational, and fun course learn about the creative aesthetics side of photography. Discover from Eli’s models how to create great images. Discover concepts and principles that form these paradigms while discussing images created from those paradigms/models: Eli’s 5-Point Photo Art Model™ I S.E.E SOMETHING ™ and The Photo Image Creation Process™.
Wed, May 8- 22, 6-8:45 p.m. Littleton Campus Class closed
ARCR 1154S01-80375 $99, $3 material fee to instructor
Photoshop Elements Basics
Learn to organize your images, to enhance and fix your digital photos. Bring your laptop (PC or Mac) preferably loaded with Elements 11 (a minimum of version 9 or newer), as well as images that you would like to use. During the first week you will learn how to manage your photos and practice using the basic editing tools to improve your images. During the second week, learn about layers, create artistic affects, take out unwanted objects (like that pesky pedestrian in your family photo), move or add people to a photo, and other practical editing skills.
Tue, June 11-18, 6-9 p.m Littleton Campus
ARCR 1145M01-58551 $109
Tue, July 16-23, 6-9 p.m. Littleton Campus
ARCR 1145M02-59009 $109
Photoshop Elements II
Expand your skills of Elements and learn to use all the tools offered in this powerful program. Bring your laptop (PC or Mac) loaded with Elements software, as well as images that you would like help improving. 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. Course uses version 11 of the software; you must have a minimum of 9 or newer. Prerequisite: Photoshop Elements Basic class or equivalent understanding
Tue, Aug 6-13, 6-9 p.m. Littleton Campus
ARCR 1146M01-58552 $109
Photographs from the Heart: One Day Seminar-201
Join Co-Founder and Executive Producer of the Milestones Projects discussing visual storytelling through photography. Learn about, reflect on, share, and celebrate your photography as you explore different categories that will change how you view the world and photographic subjects. Receive a copy of the Milestones Project Book, plus 2 hour post seminar.
Sat, May 18, 9:30-4:30 p.m. Littleton Campus Class closed
ARCR 1092S02-81246 $109, includes materials
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.
Fri, June 14, 5-7 p.m. Littleton Campus
ARCR 1151M01-58266 $49
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Section Numbers Chart:
Remember to include course number, section number as indicated above, course title and course start date when registering and completing your registration form for all courses listed below:
ONLI 1030 Introduction to PhotoShop CS4 — $109
ONLI 1041 Introduction to InDesign CS3 — $109
ONLI 1046 Introduction to Adobe Acrobat 9 — $109
ONLI 1071 Photoshop Elements 8 for the Digital Photographer — $109
ONLI 1103 Photoshop Elements 8 for the Digital Photographer II — $109
ONLI 1169 PhotoshopCS4 for the Digital Photographer — $109
ONLI 1177 Introduction to Flash CS4 — $109
ONLI 2066 Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera — $109
ONLI 2965 Photoshop Elements 7 for the Digital Photographer — $109