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, June 16-30, 6-8:45 p.m., 3 wks Littleton Campus closed
ARCR 1132M01-58290 $99, $3 material fee to instructor (Montgomery)
Wed, July 16-30, 6-8:45 p.m., 3 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1132M02-59216 $99, $3 material fee to instructor (Vega)
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. Check out Amy's work.
Tue, July 15-22, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1145M01-58551 $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. Check out Amy's work.
Tue, July 29-Aug 5, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1146M01-58552 $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. Check out Amy's work.
Tue, Aug 12-Sep 2, 6-9 p.m., 4 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1158M01-59217 $179
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. Check out Amy's work.
Wed, Aug 6-13, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1144M01-59218 $109
Join award-winning photographer (www.incommonimages.org) and learn, share, reflect, and celebrate YOUR photographs. Alternative weeks will be class “photo safaris” to local events (e.g. Cherry Creek Farmers Market, Paris Street market, and Littleton Historical Museum). Participants will apply “photo storytelling” techniques learned in the classroom sessions. Photos will then be shared, analyzed, and appreciated by classmates. Use your own digital camera regardless of make and model. Receive 30 days of free “loving photo critique” and a free copy of a Milestones Project book.
Sat, July 12-Aug 16, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 6 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1133M01-59220 $129, $20 material fee to instructor
Secrets to Great Travel Photos
Well-known travel photojournalist Ron Stern (ronsterntravel.com) shares the secrets to taking great pictures. Learn basic camera operations the pros use and practice techniques. Explore the techniques of framing, when to use fill flash, reflectors, and manual settings for more versatility. Discover natural lighting and discuss low-cost methods to create a full-color, hardcover photo book of your images.
Mon, Aug 4, 5-7 p.m. Littleton Campus
ARCR 1151M01-58266 $49
Fun! Fast! Convenient! Great Content! Get a Certificate! Ask us how to try the first lesson of a course for FREE! All these courses are conducted online. Click on the class links below or visit our online section to see how easy and fun online learning can be.
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.
|BASIC PHOTOGRAPHY||SECTION #||COST|
|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|