Photography / Video

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    Photoshop: Retouching and Color Corrections

    Wednesday and Thursday, November 7 and 8 / 6 - 9 pm

    On day one, students will gain an understanding of retouching techniques to enhance both portraits and landscape photographs. Students will retouch by improving textures, fixing “problem areas,” and will gain a better understanding of the Photoshop toolbox. On day two, students will learn the secrets to color correcting, including color calibration, color profiles and color modes to create more dynamic images. Learn how to avoid common mistakes in taking your images from the camera to the computer to the printer. *Supply list.

    Instructor: MD Welch
    Ages: Adult (15+) / Basic knowledge with Photoshop is required for this course.

    $65 General / $55 Museum members

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    Photography: Composition and Techniques

    Saturdays, November 10 and 17 / 10 am - 2 pm

    Take your photographs to the next level by learning proper composition and photography techniques. Students will learn the different ways to compose landscapes, still lifes and people, while also learning different techniques such as High Dynamic Range (HDR), panoramic stitching, long exposures, proper posing for people, working with photo filters and lighting terminology. *Supply list

    Instructor: MD Welch
    Ages: Adult (15+) / Prerequisite is our DSLR Camera Basics class or a good working knowledge of camera functions.

    $85 General / $75 Museum members

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    Portrait Photography: Posing and Composition Techniques

    Tuesday - Thursday, November 13 - 15 / 6 - 9 pm

    Students will learn tips for posing subjects and will work on composition techniques for both individual portraits and group photography. Students will enjoy classroom demonstrations, will address best techniques and use of natural versus artificial light and will learn shooting techniques. The second half of the class will allow students work with subjects and apply the techniques learned to their own creative vision. *Supply list.

    Instructor: M.D. Welch
    Ages: Adult (15+) / Prerequisite is our DSLR Camera Basics class or a good working knowledge of camera functions.

    $90 General / $80 Museum members