Photography



Adobe Lightroom

Still working in the dark when it comes to editing your digital photographs?  Step into Lightroom, the electronic darkroom for digital photography.  This Lightroom course focuses on the workflow between the camera and Lightroom to get the most from your digital photography. Import, export, organize, and discover techniques for developing your images.    This class is hands-on, instructor-led training by professional photographer Noella Vigeant.  

Classes are task-based and focus on real-world scenarios and challenges students face in their day-to-day digital world.  Bring your laptop with loaded software to class.  $5 materials fee payable to instructor.

Please contact instructor at [email protected] with software questions. 



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216401
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room F7
18 - &up Vigeant 1/29 - 2/19 Tu 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $145.00 View

Adobe Lightroom - Intro.

Still working in the dark when it comes to your digital photo workflow? Step into Lightroom, the electronic darkroom for digital photography. This Lightroom introductory class is for beginner users who want a clear path through this fantastic soft-ware. Get ready to catalog your photography and peak into the development possibilities of a digital photograph.

This class is software demonstration by professional photographer Noella Vigeant. Software not necessary.

Intro class is followed by full course.



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210601
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room F7
18 - &up Vigeant 1/15 - 1/22 Tu 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $75.00 View

Digital Camera - Beginning DSLR and Compact Digitals

This class advances you from Auto Mode to the custom modes of your camera: Aperture Priority and Shutter Priority modes, allowing control of aperture size, time, color, balance, metering choices, and ISO. With these essential tools you can create custom pictures.

We also learn the Rule of Thirds composition technique. Each class focuses on choices for portraits, landscape, selective focusing, and stopping action. You will bring your pictures to class for helpful discussion.A field trip brings all this together so bring camera and manual to each class.

Limited to 12 students to allow one on one help from the instructor.Instructor has presented slide shows of her work on Goddesses in Ancient Art at De Anza College and shows on historical Turkey and Greece at Foothill College.



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206202
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room Q5
18 - &up Pipkin 3/6 - 3/27 We 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM $95.00 View

DSLR Focus on Manual Exposure

Get out of auto and control exposure by learning the ins and outs of Manual Exposure. In this class you will use your camera in hands-on exercises to learn how to properly expose every photograph you make.

Manual exposure is easier than you think once you understand Shutter and Aperture modes. Control over exposure ensures every photo is never too bright or too dark.

Drastically improve your photography by learning how your camera works.

Prerequisite: DSLR1 or equivalent knowledge.



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217901
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room F7
18 - &up Vigeant 12/18 - 12/18 Tu 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $36.00 View

Portrait Photography

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.

Through lecture and hands on exercises participants learn to control camera, control the light and control the subject. Bring your camera, camera manual and a tripod if you have one to class.

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

$5 materials fee payable first class.

Class is hands-on learning with a professional photographer.



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211901
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room F7
18 - &up Vigeant 1/12 - 2/2 Sa 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM $145.00 View

Travel Photography

Improve your photography and have some fun with camera settings.This class explores classic and unique travel photography for all your travel adventures.

Explore techniques to tell a story with your photos and capture the uniqueness of new places and new people. Class is hands-on learning and two field trips with a professional photographer.

Class includes assignments and guidance in improved photos. Come learn the secrets of making great photographs with a focus on Travel Photography.

Bring your camera, charged batteries and camera manual to class.

Material fee $5 payable to instructor.



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215901
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room F7
18 - &up Vigeant 1/12 - 2/2 Sa 12:45 PM - 03:45 PM $145.00 View