Courses Offered

Classes are 6 sessions, we meet approx. 2 hours once a week. A portfolio review can be substituted for the Intro course prerequisite. Click on the course title for more info.

Introduction - This class is for a beginning photographer or someone who wants to refresh the basics of film and light. Students will learn how to use available light and meters as well as basic film and equipment choices. A 6 week course that takes you quickly to the level of a pro. Completing the course requires a portfolio of at least 8 prints.
- No Prerequisite.

Journalism - For the student who wants to capture personal images and events, in order to bring life to a single frame. Focus will be on people and their activities. Proficiency with your 35mm camera is a must. Students will publish their work in a magazine styled after Alfred Stieglitz's Camera Work, which will be printed at the end of class.
- Prerequisite Intro Course.

Fine Art - For the advanced photographer interested in displaying his or her work in galleries. Focus will be on the finished print. Subjects covered will be landscapes, seascapes, cityscapes and night time photography. Student must have profiency with a 35mm camera. A portfolio of 6 large mounted prints required for completion.
- Prerequisite Intro Course.

Portraiture - Also for the advanced student. Class focuses on people photography indoors and out using fill light and reflectors. Completion requires a book of well lit personal portraits.
- Prerequisite Intro Course.

Large Format Cameras - Students must have access to a large format, 4x5 or larger, camera. Focus will be on nature, architecture, and Palladium printing. Completion requirement is 10 black & white or color mounted prints.
- Prerequisite Intro Course.

Digital Darkroom New! - All the pros are using digital now. We shoot with film, and scan the images for publishing and printing. Learn how to take your film image to a fine art print using a computer, scanner and ink jet printer. This course covers the techniques of scanning the original and getting the best prints possible on a Giclee type printer. This is not a course on using a digital camera.
- Prerequisite Intro Course.

Computer Workshop New! - Hands on work with scanners, Photoshop and Macintosh computers, including web design and digital printing. Completion is a web site which promotes your photographic work. Requires a computer and internet access.
- Prerequisite Intro Course.