Members: $0 • Non-members: $35
• Prerequisites: None
PRE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: limit 10 students per class on first-come-first-served basis.
7 days notice of cancellation is required.
Students who fail to attend a class they had pre-registered for, will lose the privilege of a guaranteed seat in future classes.
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Become an iPro: Navigating your iPhone & iPad
So, you have a new iPhone or iPad… now what? Spend 90 minutes with us, and you’ll be well on your way to tapping, swiping, and pinching like an iPro. Learn to customize your phone, adjust basic settings, connect to wireless networks, and access popular features like email, messaging, and the internet. And of course, we’ll introduce you to our favorite iPhone/iPad feature — the camera! Students must bring their own iPhone or iPad.
Scene Modes: Dial in to better pictures
Those icons on your camera — the running man, the silhouette, the stars, the flower — they can help you take better pictures with a simple turn of a dial! Your camera’s ever-useful, often-overlooked scene modes are preprogrammed settings for common types of photo-opportunities. Need a clear shot of a small detail? Dial in to macro mode! Tired of blurry pictures of the kids on the soccer field? Banish blur with sports mode! In this 90-minute workshop, you’ll learn how, when, and why to use your camera’s scene modes. You’ll even come away with tips on how they can add that creative touch to your photographs. Get into class, and get your camera off the green box! A camera is required for this class.
Selective editing in Photoshop — What’s the best tool for the Job?
Having the right tool for the job saves time and results in a better product. In Photoshop, however, knowing which tool to use to select parts of an image for editing isn’t always clear. That’s where this class comes in. In 90 minutes, you’ll gain the knowledge to confidently pick the right tool for your next edit — the Lasso, Magic Wand, Marquee or Quick Mask. The result? Greater accuracy, more seamless results, and a faster editing process — so you can get back behind the camera.
Falling for the iMac
PC users — here’s your chance to get to know the iMac. Whether you just bought an iMac, are thinking of buying one, or just want a little experience behind the wheel prior to attending a computer lab at the Centre, this 90-minute introduction is for you. PC users will leave with a familiarity with the Apple operating system, and even regular Mac users will leave with important tips on storing and working with photographs on a Mac.
Get My Pictures into the World!
You’ve taken some great pictures! But unfortunately, they’re stuck on your camera. In this 90 minute class, you’ll learn to get your pictures off your camera, and on to your tablet or iPhone, or even on to your television set, where they can delight your friends and family. Leave class with a greater understanding of the various ways to get pictures from camera to computer — and out into the world!
“Increase your Likeability” on Facebook
Whether you want to share pictures of your kids, or gain greater exposure for your blossoming photography business, Facebook can help get you there — and this class will get you started on your way. You’ll learn not just how to prepare your photos for the social media site, but how to ensure they attract the “likes” they deserve. What’s the best way to resize images for upload? What’s the best time of day to post? What’s the difference between an artist page and a personal page? Join us, and find out in 90 minutes.
Learn to Create a Photo Book
Learn how to create stunning photo books in a flash online. With this demonstration, our talented instructors will gently guide you on how to create a book from an idea to a visual treasure created on line directly by You!
Become more comfortable to navigate through online book making sites, upload pics, and become familiar with choices of basic design selections. Develop an artistic perspective for portraying themes to get your idea and visual voice into a tangible product and lasting treasure!
Portraits for Social Media!
Portraits for Social Media professionally and for fun— Learn steps to create a visual persona which will speak integrity and create interest to open dialogue and connection! Expand your horizons to create a marketing campaign and avoid mishaps by purposefully composing a pose and setting! Think past the camera, to become aware of the different destinations Your “Image” may arrive at! Shoot for the different venues for with You in Mind! — eHarmony, Facebook, Linkedin, even event fliers may require different styles and backgrounds to set the tone!
GET TO KNOW YOUR NIKON DSLR
with Raymond Gehman
Are you the new owner of a Nikon DSLR? Or have you owned it for months now, but the controls and menu are still a mystery to you? This free, 90 minute workshop will have you shooting comfortably with that top quality Nikon camera you own. Whether you have a full frame D800 or D600, or the excellent entry-level models D3200 or D5200, National Geographic's
Raymond Gehman will walk you through everything you need to know to confidently make fine photographs! Functions covered will include the menus, shooting modes, image quality and size, white balance, ISO, auto focus methods, exposure and flash compensation and bracketing. This will be a hands on, learn-as-you-go workshop, guaranteed to put you on good terms with your Nikon and remove frustration from photography!
HOW TO SHOOT PAN PHOTOS OF MOVING SUBJECTS
with Raymond Gehman
A good pan photograph is both visually exciting and artistically rewarding. However, it does take some knowledge of the proper techniques, and lots of practice. Let National Geographic's
Raymond Gehman give you a great head start toward panning for photographic gold in this free, 90 minute workshop. He will lead you on a short walk along Clematis Street to a spot that will provide you with plenty of opportunity to shoot moving subjects! You will learn the best shutter speeds for capturing the action, as well as how to move your camera in harmony with your subject. Then, with some practice, you will be panning along with anything that moves!
THE ART OF SPOTTING--USING ADOBE PHOTOSHOP TOOLS TO PRODUCE CLEAN IMAGES
with Raymond Gehman
Let's say you know enough Photoshop to produce an awesome image with proper color, clarity, tonal range, and sharpness. So you're all done, and all that remains is to hit the print button, right? WRONG! We have all learned to easily remove sensor and dust spots while processing our images, but there are still many other artistic techniques that can be used to improve any
photograph’s purity! National Geographic's
Raymond Gehman will guide you through his approach to "cleaning up" an image. You will learn how to reduce or eliminate distractions that diminish the impact of your work, and how to guide the viewer's eye to the image's focal point. This new artistry will transform your print from an "8" to a "10"!
This class is taught by the Palm Beach Photographic Centre staff.