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Photography / Digital Camera / Photo Editing (Also listed under ARTS)   










Images are more important than ever! Thanks to social media, photographs have wider audiences than ever before. Learn the basics of photography composition, camera settings, lighting, and more. Learn to use your camera effectively and correctly in our Photography classes so you capture the moments you want to share and keep forever! Want to enhance or improve those photos after the fact? Photo-editing classes will provide you with the skills you need to make the most of those memories!

For course description, click on the course title below. Hover on instructor name for biography.

 

Digital Photography 1: The Basics
Item: TDPB1002 Billy Elkins
Th 11/11/2021 - 12/16/2021 

No class NOV 25.   

This class will be both in the classroom and hands-on in the field. There will be regular assignments as well as some constructive critiques
during class. Please bring your camera, a charged battery or two, memory cards and your
camera’s manual.

 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Fee: $109.00

This class section is full. Click the Add to Wait List button below or select another available course. With enough interest, we may open another sectionContinue through the payment processing steps - you will NOT be charged to be placed on the wait list.          

 

Digital Photography 2: Moving Out of Auto
Item: TDPB2001 Billy Elkins
M   5:00 PM - 7:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-115
Sessions: 5 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
M 11/8/2021 - 12/13/2021       Fee: $109.00

No class 11/22.  

Please bring your camera, a charged battery or two and memory cards.

Students should have a general understanding of their camera. Laptops are welcome.

 

Food Photography
Item: TPFD1001a Janet Combs
W   1:00 PM - 3:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-119
Sessions: 3 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 12/1/2021 - 12/15/2021       Fee: $69.00

 

For our first class we will work with the lightbox and hone in skills necessary to make an image that will be gastronomically pleasing.  In the field we will visit a grocery store and restaurant to photograph meals or treats in their original environment. In this class cell phone cameras are welcome. Please set up a free FLICKR account prior to coming to the first class.

 

Flower Photography
Item: TPFD1001 Janet Combs
W   4:00 PM - 6:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm TBA
Sessions: 3 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 12/1/2021 - 12/15/2021       Fee: $69.00

 

Please bring links to photos you find on your social media that you believe are representative - or not - of flowers and we will have a critique during the first class. In the field we will practice what we learn in the classroom and spend time making flower portraits. For the field activities please wear sturdy shoes and bring water, an umbrella and of course, your camera. Cell phone cameras are fine for this course.  Please set up a free FLICKR account prior to coming to the first class.

 

Abstract Photography
Item: TPAB1001 Janet Combs
Tu   4:00 PM - 6:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-117
Sessions: 4 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Tu 11/16/2021 - 12/7/2021       Fee: $89.00

Please set up a free FLICKR account prior to coming to the first class. 

 

 

Photoshop Elements
Item: TPE1001 Bonnie Hammer
Th   2:00 PM - 4:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-115
Sessions: 4 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 11/18/2021 - 12/16/2021       Fee: $89.00

NO CLASS NOV 25.     

Bring to class your digital camera, a flash/thumb drive and/or your mobile camera phone as well as your laptop (don’t forget your passwords and your cables, too).   

 

Intro to Lightroom & Photoshop: Post-Processing Workflow
Item: TLPE1002 Billy Elkins
W   5:00 PM - 7:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-115
Sessions: 5 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 11/10/2021 - 12/15/2021       Fee: $109.00

No class NOV 24

Basic computer skills are recommended for this class.
Please bring your images on memory cards, jump drives or portable hard drives. We will also
go over good backup strategies for photographers. Laptops are welcome.

 

Smartphone Photography: Techniques & Editing
Item: PPSP1003 Bonnie Hammer
Th 11/18/2021 - 12/16/2021 

This is a hands-on class -- bring your smartphone charged and ready to play with.  

No class 11/25.

 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Fee: $89.00

This class section is full. Click the Add to Wait List button below or select another available course. With enough interest, we may open another sectionContinue through the payment processing steps - you will NOT be charged to be placed on the wait list.          

 

Digital Photography 1: The Basics  Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: TDPB1001 Billy Elkins
M 10/4/2021 - 11/1/2021 

Students must bring and wear a mask at all times.

This class will be both in the classroom and hands-on in the field. There will be regular assignments as well as some constructive critiques
during class. Please bring your camera, a charged battery or two, memory cards and your camera’s manual.

 
 

Digital Photography 2: Moving Out of Auto  Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: TDPB2002 Billy Elkins
Th 10/7/2021 - 11/4/2021 

 

 

Please bring your camera, a charged battery or two and memory cards. Students should have a general understanding of their camera. Laptops are welcome.

 
 

Photography Composition Skills  Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: TFCS1001 Janet Combs
Tu 10/19/2021 - 11/9/2021 

 

It is important to know the Rule of Thirds, Framing, Filling the Frame, Leading Lines, Symmetry, Focus and Background. For the first class please choose one of these rules or another that is not listed and bring an example of a photo that you have taken using a photographic rule. Additionally, you may choose to bring an example you love and tell us why you broke a rule when you composed your shot. When we are in the field please wear sturdy shoes and bring water and an umbrella. Please set up a free FLICKR account prior to coming to the first class.

 
 

Street Photography  Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: TPSP1001 Janet Combs
W 10/20/2021 - 11/17/2021 

 

For your first class please research and be prepared to discuss one street photographer of your choice and bring a link to your favorite image by that artist. For trips in the field please wear sturdy walking shoes and bring water and an umbrella. And, of course, don't forget your camera! Please set up a free FLICKR account prior to coming to the first class.

 
 

Architectural Photography  Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: TPAP1001 Janet Combs
W 10/20/2021 - 11/17/2021 

 

Please bring your widest angle lens or a fisheye or wide angle lens. For the first class please research one architectural photographer of your choice and bring a link to one image from that artist. While in the field classes we will be photographing the very same buildings in the City of Sarasota that you see every day - but guaranteed that you are looking at them from a new angle. Please bring water, and umbrella and camera. Please set up a free FLICKR account prior to coming to the first class.

 
 

Intro to Lightroom & Photoshop: Post-Processing Workflow  Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: TLPE1001 Billy Elkins
W 10/6/2021 - 11/3/2021 

 

Basic computer skills are recommended for this class.
Please bring your images on memory cards, jump drives or portable hard drives. We will also
go over good backup strategies for photographers. Laptops are welcome.

 
 

Register early to avoid disappointment, as classes will fill up quickly!

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