Beginning Digital Photography

Bob Montgomery/Eli Vega
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, Apr 7-21, 6-8:45 p.m., 3 wks      Parker Campus
ARCR 1132SP1-80372 $99, $3 material fee to instructor (

Thu, May 22-Jun 5, 6-8:45 p.m., 3 wks     Littleton Campus
ARCR 1132S01-80373 $99, $3 material fee to instructor (Vega)

FUNdamentals of Digital Photography Made Easy

Don Mammoser
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, Apr 22/29 and Thu, Apr 24, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 3 classes     Littleton Campus
ARCR 1210S01-81234      $119


Photoshop Elements Basics

Amy Folkestad
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. Check out Amy's work at:

Tue, Apr 8-15, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks      Littleton Campus     class closed
ARCR 1145S01-80376      $109

Photoshop Elements II

Amy Folkestad
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. Check out Amy's work at:

Tue, Apr 22-29, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks      Littleton Campus     class closed
ARCR 1146S01-81236      $109

Photoshop CS5 or CS6

Amy Folkestad
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. Check out Amy's work at:

Tue, May 13-Jun 3, 6-9 p.m., 4 wks      Littleton Campus
ARCR 1158S01-81487      $179

Photoshop Help Night

Amy Folkestad
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. Check out Amy's work at:

Tue, May 6, 6-9 p.m.      Littleton Campus
ARCR 1139S01-81482      $99

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3-5

Amy Folkestad
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. Check out Amy's work at:

Tue, Mar 25-Apr 1, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks      Littleton Campus
ARCR 1144W01- 81109      $99

Tue, Jun 10-17, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks      Littleton Campus
ARCR 1144S01-80845      $109


Photography From the Heart:  One-Day Workshop

Richard Steckel
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 A Milestone Project Book. Visit “The instructor has such an amazing heart for photography.”

Sat, May 3, 9-3 p.m.      Littleton Campus
ARCR 1092S01-80557      $9


Earn Money! Sell Your Photography in Your Spare Time

Eli Vega
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.

Thu, May 1-15, 6-8:45 p.m., 3 wks      Littleton Campus
ARCR 1152S01-80374      $99, $3 material fee to instructor


Secrets to Great Travel Photos

Ron Stern
Well-known travel photojournalist Ron Stern ( 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     class closed
ARCR 1151W01- 80144      $49


Bits & Bytes of Color: Introduction to Digital Workflow

Doug Reese
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, Apr 26, 9-4:30 p.m.      Littleton Campus
ARCR 1149S01-81467      $69, $6 material fee to instructor


Right Brain Photography

Eli Vega
Discover technical know-how and creative aesthetics using left and right brain principles. Create the best photo images. Discover new methods from Eli’s models, concepts, and principles that form these paradigms while discussing images created from those paradigms/models.

Thu, Apr 10-24, 6-8:45 p.m., 3 wks      Littleton Campus     class closed
ARCR 1154S01-80375      $99, $3 material fee to instructor


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Section Numbers Chart:

  • S01     April 15
  • S02     May 20

For all online courses: remember to include course number (below), section number (above), course title and course start date when registering and completing your registration form.


Discover Digital PhotographyONLI 1021$119
Travel Photography for the Digital PhotographerONLI 1070$119
Secrets of Better Photography ONLI 1248$119
Introduction to Digital ScrapbookingONLI 2089$119
Introduction to Photoshop CS4ONLI 1030$119
Intermediate Photoshop CS4ONLI 1037$119
Introduction to Photoshop  CS5ONLI 2207$119
Intermediate Photoshop CS5ONLI 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 IIONLI 2221$119
Introduction to Photoshop CS6 ONLI 1198$119
Photoshop CS6 for the Digital PhotographerONLI 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 IIONLI 2059$119