DIGITAL MEDIA & PHOTOGRAPHY

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CAE Photography Forum

The Mission of the Photography Forum is to encourage photographers of all levels to continue to study the art of photography, practice and produce new work, and to share ideas and experiences. Meets 3rd Tuesday of each month (June through May) to share images, critiques, technical developments, and hear guest speakers. Photographic field trips and workshops allow members to broaden their knowledge of photography. Field trip expenses are the responsibility of participants. Attendance at one meeting is free to enrolled CAE students.

INSTRUCTOR:  Tom Crews
LOCATION  Youth Art 1, Shadelands Art Center

$72:  Yearly Membership

Class 26105     Tue          7:00pm-9:30pm               6/17-5/19

 

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Using Your Camera Made Simple

Having trouble getting your camera to give you the results you want? Instructor will bring in different camera types. Learn to make better creative decisions, how to control lighting, movement and flash. Learn how to download pictures from your camera on to the computer and the best way to save, store and archive your images. Bring your camera, manual and questions to class for individual help.

INSTRUCTOR:  Greg Hazard
LOCATION  Youth Art 2, Shadelands Art Center

$111:  4 classes

Class 25515     Mon         6:30pm-9:30pm               6/23-7/14

 

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Inside Your Canon DSLR

Learn about all of the features of your Canon EOS Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera. We will cover all of the functions of the camera’s buttons, dials, and menus and how these features will help in improving your photography. Bring your camera, manual, and questions.

INSTRUCTOR:  Tom Crews
LOCATION  Youth Art 1, Shadelands Art Center

$48:  1 class

Class 25638     Sat          10:30am-1:00pm             7/26

 

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Inside Your Nikon DSLR

Learn about all of the features of your Nikon Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera. We will cover all of the functions of the camera’s buttons, dials, and menus and how these features will help in improving your photography. Bring your camera, manual and questions.

INSTRUCTOR:  Tom Crews
LOCATION  Youth Art 1, Shadelands Art Center

$48:  1 class

Class 25639     Sat          1:30pm-4:00pm               7/26

 

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More Joy of Digital Photography

Learn to see photographically. Individual student growth is encouraged by working both indoors and outside taking scenics, portraits, still lifes, and landscapes/cityscapes, working with lighting, composition, content. Plus, you learn about shutter speed, f stops, light meters, ISO, Dynamic Range, Icon, Settings, RAW or JPEG, Color Balance, and more!, Icon, Settings, RAW or JPEG, Color Balance, and more!

INSTRUCTOR:  Conrad Johnson
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$125:  7 classes

Class 25518     Mon         7:00pm-9:00pm               6/23-8/4

Class 25517     Tue          9:00am-11:00am             6/24-8/5

 

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Take Control of Your Digital Camera

Learn a clear and understandable approach to composing great photographs and how to gain more control over the design of pictures by subject placement, framing, and selecting a point of view. Camera functions, transferring files, and image file management will be explained. We will investigate the creative aspects of digital photography and discuss the importance of obtaining correct exposure. Photographic assignments and a field trip will allow practice using tools and techniques learned in class.

INSTRUCTOR:  Tom Crews
LOCATION  Youth Art 1, Shadelands Art Center

$125:  7 classes

Class 25636     Wed        6:30pm-9:00pm               7/2-8/6

Field Trip         Sat          11:00am-1:00pm             8/2

 

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How to Shoot Exciting Travel
Photographs

Starting with pre-travel planning, we will discuss what kind of equipment and supplies to take, researching your trip, dealing with local regulations, passing through customs and more. We will cover photographing landmarks, photographing people, payment for photography, and shooting in places of worship. A field trip to the San Francisco Farmers Market located at the San Francisco Ferry Building will allow students to practice the tools and techniques learned in class.

INSTRUCTOR:  Tom Crews
LOCATION  Youth Art 1, Shadelands Art Center

$94:  3 classes

Class 25635     Tue          6:30pm-9:00pm               6/24-7/1

Field Trip         Sat          10:00am-2:00pm             6/28

 

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Lighting Techniques Made Simple

Lighting is the basis for all great photographs. Uncover the mysteries of light. Hands-on course for beginners with any type of camera. The instructor will bring all types of lighting and camera equipment and demonstrate different techniques for lighting any subject matter including portraits, jewelry, pets and more! We will discuss indoor and outdoor lighting techniques and include a Saturday morning outdoor photo shoot.

INSTRUCTOR:  Greg Hazard
LOCATION  Youth Art 2, Shadelands Art Center

$115:  5 classes

Class 25514     Mon         6:30pm-9:30pm               7/21-8/11

Field Trip         Sat          9:00am-1:00pm               8/2

 

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Photoshop Made Simple

Are you frustrated by how complex Photoshop seems? This class will show beginners how to achieve beautiful editing in Photoshop the easy way! No layers, no complex commands to follow--just straight forward ways to make your images look beautiful! Laptop computers with Photoshop CS3 are provided if you do not have Photoshop on yours. Bring your own images on a USB thumb drive or memory card. The instructor will also Photoshop an image from each student as you follow along step by step on your own computer.

INSTRUCTOR:  Greg Hazard
LOCATION  Youth Art 1, Shadelands Art Center

$87:  4 classes

Class 25516     Tue          6:30pm-9:30pm               7/22-8/12

 

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Photoshop for Photographers

This class will concentrate on those Photoshop features needed to edit digital images including resizing and cropping, understanding layers, image adjustments, using levels and curves, hue/saturation, color balance, black and white conversion, how to use the select and image editing tools to work on photographs, and the importance of proper color management. Laptop with Photoshop installed highly recommended. Assignments allow students to practice the tools and techniques learned in class.

INSTRUCTOR:  Tom Crews
LOCATION  Youth Art 1, Shadelands Art Center

$88:  6 classes

Class 25637     Thu          6:30pm-9:00pm               7/10-8/14