January 2019
Jan
12
Sat

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.
Jan
13
Sun

Intermediate DSLR

Full-day workshop
Intermediate
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
14
Mon

Lightroom 101

Evening class
All Levels
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
17
Thu

DSLR-1: The Basics

Day class • 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.
Jan
19
Sat

Macro Photography: Close-up Magic

Full-day workshop
Advanced • Intermediate
There is a whole world of beauty and discovery just out of reach of your regular camera lens. We’ll use traditional and non-traditional macro techniques to explore these details. You’ll use your own gear as well as accessories that we'll have on hand.
Jan
20
Sun

Natural Light Portraits

Full-day workshop
Advanced • Intermediate
This portrait workshop is for any photographer wanting to learn to capture stunning portraits of people of any age. You’ll learn how to take your basic DSLR skills and apply them to create beautiful and stylish natural light images.
Jan
20
Sun

Introduction to Cyanotypes

Day class
All Levels
Create beautiful handmade prints of any image using one of the oldest photographic processes!
Jan
21
Mon

Lightroom 102

Evening class
All Levels
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
24
Thu

DSLR-2: Taking Control

Day class • 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.
Jan
26
Sat

Travel Photography

Day class
All Levels
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.
MULTI-
DAY
January 26 - January 27

Introduction to Wet Plate Photography

2-day workshop
All Levels
(Only 2 seats available)
Learn to create glass negatives, tintypes and ambrotypes in this hands-on workshop brought to you by the Penumbra Foundation.
Jan
28
Mon

Lightroom 103

Evening class
All Levels
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.
Jan
31
Thu

DSLR-3: Beyond Basics

Day class • 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.
February 2019
Feb
02
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.
Feb
02
Sat

Introduction to Night Photography

Evening class
Advanced • Intermediate
Learn to use your tripod and basic camera skills to shoot alluring photos after the sun goes down.
Feb
04
Mon

Lightroom 104

Evening class
All Levels
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
07
Thu

DSLR-4: Creative intent

Day class • 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.
Feb
09
Sat

Smartphone Photography

Day class
All Levels
Through instruction, practice and review, you'll expand your technical skills and explore the storytelling capabilities of that excellent little camera you always have at hand.
Feb
10
Sun

Darkroom Beginner Workshop

Class series • Full-day workshop
Beginner
Take Beginner Darkroom in a one day workshop instead of three evening classes!
Feb
10
Sun

Photographing 2D Artwork

Full-day workshop
Advanced • Intermediate
Learn to capture the fine details and true colors of your flat artwork.
Feb
11
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
13
Wed

DSLR-1: The Basics

Day class • 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.
Feb
18
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.
Feb
20
Wed

DSLR-2: Taking Control

Day class • 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.
Feb
23
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.
Feb
24
Sun

Dog Photography

Full-day workshop
Advanced • Intermediate
Capturing the essence of our beloved furry companions goes beyond technique and gear. Learn to capture the beauty of our canine companions in this full day, hands-on workshop. Dogs included!
Feb
25
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.
Feb
27
Wed

DSLR-3: Beyond Basics

Day class • 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.
March 2019
Mar
02
Sat

Tabletop Product Photography

Full-day workshop
Advanced • Intermediate
An introduction to the fundamentals of studio lighting and propping for small to medium size product with an emphasis on DIY lighting gear. You'll have the opportunity to set up and shoot products followed by an image review and discussion.
Mar
04
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
06
Wed

DSLR-4: Creative intent

Day class • 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.
Mar
19
Tue

DSLR-1: The Basics

Day class • 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
21
Thu

DSLR-2: Taking Control

Day class • 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
23
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
26
Tue

DSLR-3: Beyond Basics

Day class • 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.
Mar
28
Thu

DSLR-4: Creative intent

Day class • 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.
April 2019
Apr
06
Sat

Intermediate DSLR

Full-day workshop
Intermediate
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.
Apr
07
Sun

Natural Light Portraits

Full-day workshop
Advanced • Intermediate
This portrait workshop is for any photographer wanting to learn to capture stunning portraits of people of any age. You’ll learn how to take your basic DSLR skills and apply them to create beautiful and stylish natural light images.
Apr
14
Sun

Intermediate Darkroom

Full-day workshop
Intermediate
Learn more advanced developing techniques and spend more time printing to create finished, high quality RC and fiber prints with precision and creativity.