January 2017
Jan
17
Tue

DSLR-2: Taking Control

Evening class
Beginner
(Sold Out)
Through hands-on exercises explore and understand the PASM exposure modes and learn to control how, when and where your camera focuses.
Jan
19
Thu

Lightroom 101

Evening class
All Levels
(Only 5 seats available)
We tackle the all-important subjects of image organization and data backup. Learn how to set up the Library module and preferences to work for your shooting style and workflow.
Jan
21
Sat

Intermediate DSLR

Full-day workshop
Intermediate
(Sold Out)
A group of up to 12 students will continue the work done in the beginner workshop. The material is the same as the DSLR 3 & 4 evening classes but with more time for hands-on exercises and individual help. You'll have a choice of shooting people or table top at the end of the day followed by a live edit session and review.
Jan
24
Tue

DSLR-3: Beyond Basics

Evening class
Intermediate
(Sold Out)
Dig deeper into common exposure problems and how to solve them. Discover metering patterns and exposure control. Learn about tripods and camera stability and how to clean your sensor.
Jan
26
Thu

Lightroom 102

Evening class
All Levels
(Only 5 seats available)
This class covers editing and culling your images, using collections and stacks to organize and the develop tools for global adjustments, corrections and special effects.
Jan
29
Sun

The Art and Business of Food Blogging

Full-day workshop
All Levels
Learn how to turn your passion for food and photography into a successful blog.
Jan
30
Mon

Travel Photography

Evening class
All Levels
(Only 3 seats available)
Travel photography gives you a chance to share your experiences and to interpret the world in your own unique way. We’ll look at topics ranging from the technical challenges of gear, packing and data backup to the creative and cultural aspects of shooting people, landscapes and details.
Jan
31
Tue

DSLR-4: Creative intent

Evening class
Intermediate
(Sold Out)
Step beyond the elements of focus and exposure to explore the creative aspects of photography, including composition, motion blur and lens choices.
February 2017
MULTI-
DAY
February 1 - February 5

Ed Kashi Near and Far

4-day workshop
Advanced • Intermediate
You don’t have to travel abroad to make great pictures. Explore photojournalistic story telling in your own life.
Feb
02
Thu

Lightroom 103

Evening class
All Levels
(Only 5 seats available)
We explore Lightroom's powerful local editing tools including cropping, spotting, editing, brushing and masking. Then learn how to export and publish your finished photos.
Feb
04
Sat

Visual Storytelling: Ed Kashi Lecture

Special Event
All Levels
Join us to hear renowned photojournalist and visual storyteller Ed Kashi speak about his personal projects and major commissions.
Feb
08
Wed

DSLR-1: The Basics

Evening class
Beginner
(Only 3 seats available)
Start at the beginning with an overview of your camera's controls. Learn the basics of exposure and the creative effects of shutter speeds, f-stops and their relationship to ISO and light.
Feb
09
Thu

Lightroom 104

Evening class
All Levels
(Only 5 seats available)
This last class will teach you how to get the most out of Adobe LIghtroom. We cover the map, web and print module, tethered shooting, slide shows and how to publish a high quality book.
Feb
11
Sat

Beginner DSLR

Full-day workshop
Beginner
(Sold Out)
Join a small group of 12 students and learn the basics of your DSLR camera. The material covered is the same as the DSLR 1 & 2 evening classes but with more time for hands-on, individual questions and help. The day ends with a live model shoot and a review of everyone’s work.
Feb
15
Wed

DSLR-2: Taking Control

Evening class
Beginner
(Only 5 seats available)
Through hands-on exercises explore and understand the PASM exposure modes and learn to control how, when and where your camera focuses.
Feb
18
Sat

One Day Workshop

Class series • Full-day workshop
Beginner
Take Beginner Darkroom in a one day workshop instead of three evening classes!
Feb
19
Sun

Beginner DSLR

Full-day workshop
Beginner
(Only1 seat left)
Join a small group of 12 students and learn the basics of your DSLR camera. The material covered is the same as the DSLR 1 & 2 evening classes but with more time for hands-on, individual questions and help. The day ends with a live model shoot and a review of everyone’s work.
Feb
22
Wed

DSLR-3: Beyond Basics

Evening class
Intermediate
(Only 5 seats available)
Dig deeper into common exposure problems and how to solve them. Discover metering patterns and exposure control. Learn about tripods and camera stability and how to clean your sensor.
Feb
25
Sat

Street Photography

3-day workshop
Advanced • Intermediate
Join Dallas-based photographer Alex Hakimi for a truly unique filmstyle photography workshop focused on creating compelling documentary and street images.
Feb
27
Mon

Photoshop 101

Evening class
Beginner
We start at the beginning with an overview of workflow, including how to organize media, open files and set up your workspace. Then we dive into global corrections.
Feb
28
Tue

Shooting Panoramas

Evening class
All Levels
Creating beautiful panoramic images is among the most fun and satisfying techniques in digital photography. Learn to make these immersive, high resolution images with any digital camera.
March 2017
Mar
01
Wed

DSLR-4: Creative intent

Evening class
Intermediate
(Only 4 seats available)
Step beyond the elements of focus and exposure to explore the creative aspects of photography, including composition, motion blur and lens choices.
Mar
06
Mon

Photoshop 102

Evening class
Beginner
Layers and cloning make up a lot of what people mean when they say “that’s been Photoshopped”. We’ll explore those tools as well as ways to use them in an organized way so you don’t lose track of the pieces of your image.
Mar
11
Sat

Beginner DSLR

Full-day workshop
Beginner
Join a small group of 12 students and learn the basics of your DSLR camera. The material covered is the same as the DSLR 1 & 2 evening classes but with more time for hands-on, individual questions and help. The day ends with a live model shoot and a review of everyone’s work.
Mar
13
Mon

Photoshop 103

Evening class
Beginner
Photoshop has powerful text tools and you can often finish a project without going to Illustrator or InDesign. We'll also explore the often confusing areas of resolution, bit depth and file formats.
Mar
16
Thu

DSLR-1: The Basics

Evening class
Beginner
Start at the beginning with an overview of your camera's controls. Learn the basics of exposure and the creative effects of shutter speeds, f-stops and their relationship to ISO and light.
Mar
20
Mon

Photoshop 104

Evening class
Beginner
Hands-on lab. Using your own laptop you'll follow along while the instructor takes you through some basic exercises to test your new skills. Image files will be supplied.
Mar
22
Wed

Movie Nights at DCP

Special Event
All Levels
Join us for a movie about photography and a group discussion afterwards.
Mar
23
Thu

DSLR-2: Taking Control

Evening class
Beginner
Through hands-on exercises explore and understand the PASM exposure modes and learn to control how, when and where your camera focuses.
Mar
30
Thu

DSLR-3: Beyond Basics

Evening class
Intermediate
Dig deeper into common exposure problems and how to solve them. Discover metering patterns and exposure control. Learn about tripods and camera stability and how to clean your sensor.
April 2017
Apr
06
Thu

DSLR-4: Creative intent

Evening class
Intermediate
Step beyond the elements of focus and exposure to explore the creative aspects of photography, including composition, motion blur and lens choices.
Apr
08
Sat

Photo Swap Meet: Buy, Sell, Trade, Gawk

Special Event
All Levels
(Sold Out)
Photo swap meets are a great place to find equipment you want or didn't even know you needed! Rent a table to sell your own gear or come and browse what others are selling. It's about photography gear. It's fun.