October 2019
Oct
14
Mon

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.
Oct
15
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.
Oct
16
Wed

Night Photography at the State Fair

Evening class
Advanced • Intermediate
(Sold Out)
Learn to use your basic camera skills to shoot alluring photos at the State Fair of Texas after the sun goes down.
Oct
16
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.
Oct
17
Thu

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.
Oct
19
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.
Oct
23
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.
Oct
24
Thu

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.
Oct
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.
Oct
28
Mon

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.
Oct
29
Tue

What to Buy ... and Why

Day class
All Levels
We all have capable smartphone cameras with us all the time, but what if you're ready to get a dedicated camera to take you beyond what your phone camera can do? Or maybe you're eyeing a serious upgrade or a gift. Which one should it be? In this class, learn about a selection of cameras, lenses, and accessories to help you decide which is right for you.
November 2019
Nov
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.
Nov
03
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.
Nov
04
Mon

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.
MULTI-
DAY
November 8 - November 10

Street Photography with Harvey Stein

3-day workshop
Advanced • Intermediate
(Only1 seat left)
Join renowned street photographer Harvey Stein in this 3-day workshop to learn how to create meaningful and inventive portraits of people in a street environment.
Nov
11
Mon

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.
Nov
18
Mon

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.
December 2019
Dec
02
Mon

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.
Dec
02
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.
Dec
04
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.
Dec
04
Wed

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.
MULTI-
DAY
December 7 - December 8

Introduction to Wet Plate Photography

2-day workshop
All Levels
Learn to create glass negatives, tintypes and ambrotypes in this hands-on workshop brought to you by the Penumbra Foundation.
Dec
09
Mon

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.
Dec
09
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.
Dec
11
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.
Dec
11
Wed

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.
Dec
12
Thu

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.
Dec
15
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!
February 2020
MULTI-
DAY
February 28 - March 1

Alan Ross: Crafting the Fine Silver Print

3-day workshop
Advanced • Intermediate
Intensive darkroom printing workshop with Alan Ross, master printer and Ansel Adams assistant. In cooperation with Sun to Moon Gallery Photography Workshops.