Photography



Adobe Photoshop 4 Photography

Bring out brilliant color and exposure in your photography and experience the tools digital photographers use to retouch, add glamour,remove unwanted distractions, vignette, and add pizazz to a photograph.

In this Photoshop for Photography course participants learn the program basics of Photoshop and the tools used by professional photographers to enhance and edit digital photographs. This class emphasis is on integrating Adobe Photoshop to your photography workflow. Start your photographic portfolio of gorgeous photographs.

Materials Fee $5 payable 1st day of class. Class is designed for beginner and intermediate users.



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Santa Clara Adult Education
Room F7
18 - &up Vigeant 5/7 - 5/28 Tu 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $145.00 View

Classic Black and White Photography

Many of the most powerful, memorable and effective photographs are black and white images. With digital photography though you can no longer take a great black and white photograph... but you can create one using the black and white photography techniques. Students will be challenged to visualize the world in black and white and produce striking portrait, landscape and travel photographs.

In this course, participants use a digital camera to take photos and use computer software photo editing techniques in post processing software to make Classic Black and White photographs. Class includes one off campus photography outing. Photoshop and other software will be used - no prior knowledge necessary.

Materials fee $5 payable to instructor.

Bring your camera and charged batteries to class.



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212101
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room F7
18 - &up Vigeant 6/15 - 7/13 Sa 12:45 PM - 03:45 PM $187.00 View

DSLR Focus on Depth of Field

Get out of auto and into depth of field by learning the ins and outs of Aperture Priority. Find the exact camera settings to make blurred backgrounds,bokeh, broad depth of field and get the shots you want.

You will use your camera in hands-on exercises to learn this advanced exposure modes.With control over focus and depth of focus you can create beautiful images.

Come find out how your lens creates focus depth and when and why to use Aperture Priority for your style of photography. This class focuses on the camera settings.

Bring your camera, manual, tripod (if you have one), questions and charged batteries to class for hands-on experience.

Prerequisite: DSLR1 or equivalent knowledge.



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Santa Clara Adult Education
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18 - &up Vigeant 7/6 - 7/13 Sa 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM $75.00 View

DSLR Focus on Motion

Get out of auto and into creative shutter exposures by learning the ins and outs of Shutter Priority. Find the exact camera settings to make blurred motion,stop motion, and silky water falls, and get the shots you want.

You will use your camera in hands-on exercises with long and short exposures to learn this advanced exposure modes. Come find out how and why Shutter Priority is used and improve your photography by understanding this major component of every exposure.

Bring your camera,manual, tripod (if you have one), questions and charged batteries to class for hands-on experience.

Prerequisite: DSLR1 or equivalent knowledge.



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217702
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room F7
18 - &up Vigeant 6/15 - 6/29 Sa 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM $112.00 View

Photography - Focus on Animals

Dramatically improve your photography with an in-depth study of photographing animals. Whether they be pets at home or animals in the wild, this class emphasis is exposing and composing the furry, feathered and more. Class is hands-on learning and two field trips with a professional photographer to guide your photography. Class includes assignments and photo critique for guidance in improved photo composition.

Come learn the secrets of making great photographs with a Focus on Animals.

Materials Fee $5 payable 1st day of class. Bring your camera, charged batteries and camera manual to class.



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213001
Santa Clara Adult Education
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18 - &up Vigeant 8/3 - 8/24 Sa 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM $150.00 View

Photography - Hot Summer Nights

Get out and photograph on those Hot Summer Nights. After dark is an awesome experience with today’s Digital SLR cameras. This course focuses on the camera settings for long exposures in twilight light, blue light and evening light.

Class includes one off-site photography adventure. On campus hands-on classes explore low light, existing light and camera settings for photographing fireworks. Bring your camera, manual(s), tripod (if you have one), imagination and questions to class for hands-on low light and no light photography experience.

Materials Fee $5 payable 1st day of class.

Prerequisite: DSLR1 or equivalent knowledge.



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201701
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room F7
18 - &up Vigeant 7/2 - 7/16 Tu 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $112.00 View

Photography - Mastering Composition

You can take amazing photos with any digital camera simply by understanding principals of photographic composition. If you’re new to photography or want to improve your photography this hands-on class is designed to train your photo-graphic eye to see and use composition.

You will explore lines, shapes, patterns in the world around you as you practice and improve your skill. Bring your camera or digital photo device along and take amazing photos. Remember to bring charged devices to class and dress appropriately for indoor and outdoor hands-on photography. Beginner and intermediate level photographers and smartphones welcome.

Class includes image critique and one field trip.

Materials Fee $5 payable 1st day of class.

Make your photos with purpose by learning the rules of Photography compositions.



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Santa Clara Adult Education
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18 - &up Vigeant 8/3 - 8/24 Sa 12:45 PM - 03:45 PM $150.00 View

Photoshop for Photography - Portrait Retouching

Start your photographic portfolio of gorgeous portraits. Bring out brilliant color in your photography and experience the tools digital photographers use to retouch, add glamour to portrait and candid photographs. In this Photoshop for Photography course participants learn the program basics of Photoshop and the tools used by professional photographers to enhance and edit digital photographs. This class emphasis is on Portraits, be they human or otherwise.

Materials Fee $5 payable 1st day of class. Class is designed for beginner and intermediate users. Photoshop Elements users welcome. Recommended laptops with software loaded.

Please contact instructor for computer and software questions: [email protected]: Photoshop Tools and Basics or equivalent knowledge.



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211401
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room F7
18 - &up Vigeant 7/30 - 8/20 Tu 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $150.00 View

Portrait Photography - Evening Light

You don’t need to own a studio to take good people pictures. Compose, pose and capture great images of people by learning the art of portrait photography. This class focuses on artificial and natural lighting used to make portraits in the golden hour, twilight, and ambient light.

Through lecture and hands on exercises participants explore the reflecting light, measuring light, balancing light,white balance in the golden light, and working with subjects for making portraits. Bring your camera,charged batteries, and a tripod if you have one to class.

Each class includes in-class and home assignments and tips for improving photo composition and lighting. Make beautiful pictures of the beautiful people in your life.

Materials Fee $10 payable first class.



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Santa Clara Adult Education
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18 - &up Vigeant 6/4 - 6/25 Tu 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $150.00 View