April 2019
Apr
24
Wed

DCP Speaker Series

Special Event
All Levels
(Sold Out)
Join us for a series of photography lectures brought to you by DCP and Texas Photography Society.
Apr
29
Mon

DSLR-4: Creative intent

Day class • Evening class
Intermediate
(Only 3 seats available)
Step beyond the elements of focus and exposure to explore the creative aspects of photography, including composition, motion blur and lens choices.
May 2019
May
04
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.
May
07
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.
May
09
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.
May
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.
May
12
Sun

Darkroom Beginner Workshop

Class series • Full-day workshop
Beginner
Take Beginner Darkroom in a one day workshop instead of three evening classes!
May
14
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.
May
16
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.
May
18
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.
June 2019
Jun
05
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.
Jun
09
Sun

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.
Jun
12
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.
Jun
18
Tue

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.
Jun
19
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.
Jun
20
Thu

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.
Jun
22
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.
Jun
25
Tue

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.
Jun
26
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.
Jun
27
Thu

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.
July 2019
Jul
08
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.
Jul
09
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.
Jul
10
Wed

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.
Jul
13
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.
Jul
14
Sun

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.
Jul
15
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.
Jul
16
Tue

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.
Jul
17
Wed

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.
Jul
20
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.
Jul
23
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.
Jul
27
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.
Jul
30
Tue

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.