February 2017
Feb
25
Sat

Street Photography

3-day workshop
Advanced • Intermediate
(Sold Out)
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 2 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
02
Thu

7+3 Group Image Critique

Evening class
All Levels
(Sold Out)
Join a small group of photographers for professional feedback on your images and a lively discussion about composition and what makes for a strong photograph. You’ll have a chance to discuss your own work in a supportive setting and have fun looking at other people’s photos.
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
(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.
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
18
Sat

One Day Workshop

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

Making and Using a Pinhole Camera

Full-day workshop
All Levels
Photography unplugged! In a full day of low-tech photo fun you’ll make and use a camera that you build yourself and find out how pictures were made before digital cameras. You’ll have the opportunity to experiment with exposures and darkroom processing.
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
21
Tue

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.
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
25
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
Sun

Handmade Prints: Cyanotypes

Full-day workshop
All Levels
Join a small group of students for a hands-on workshop that will explore the ins-and-outs of the cyanotype process. You’ll come away with archival prints of found objects of your choosing.
Mar
28
Tue

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.
Mar
30
Thu

DSLR-3: Beyond Basics

Evening class
Intermediate
(Only 6 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.
April 2017
Apr
01
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.
Apr
03
Mon

Darkroom 101

Class series • Full-day workshop
Beginner
An overview of the darkroom setup and minimum tools and materials needed to develop film and make prints.
Apr
05
Wed

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.
Apr
06
Thu

DSLR-4: Creative intent

Evening class
Intermediate
(Only 5 seats available)
Step beyond the elements of focus and exposure to explore the creative aspects of photography, including composition, motion blur and lens choices.
Apr
10
Mon

Darkroom 102

Class series • Full-day workshop
Beginner
A step-by-step demonstration of film processing; and participants developing their own rolls of film.
Apr
11
Tue

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.
Apr
12
Wed

Travel Photography

Evening 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.
Apr
17
Mon

Darkroom 103

Class series • Full-day workshop
Beginner
You'll make a contact print of your negatives and select a frame for a full size print. Hands-on printing by participants!
Apr
18
Tue

Lightroom Lab

Evening class
All Levels
This Lightroom lab lets you practice tools and techniques hands-on with your own laptop. The instructor will provide images for you to work on and follow along with.
Apr
22
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.
MULTI-
DAY
April 29 - April 30

Introduction to DSLR Video

2-day workshop
Advanced • Intermediate
Whether you’re an amateur photographer wanting to make memorable family videos or a professional still shooter looking to offer video services to your clients, you’ll come away with new knowledge, skills and an appreciation for what video can do.
May 2017
May
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.