Pictures & Cameras



Fundamentals of Photo Composition-Zoom Class
This class meets virtually on Zoom. Too often we expect a beautiful or favorite subject to automatically produce a great photograph. But strong images require selecting and arranging those subjects in the photograph—what we call composition. In this course, you learn to improve your pictures by deciding what your photo is about and using composition techniques to convey that idea. Find out when to shoot a horizontal or vertical frame, where to place the main subject for the most impact, how to employ lines to direct your viewer’s attention, what effect the background has on your photo, and why exploring different angles helps create unique images. By applying composition you can turn a snapshot into a photograph.

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PH-PC04
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Virtual
Eyster 9/9 - 9/30 We 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $44.00 10
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PH-PC04.1
Virtual
Virtual
Eyster 10/28 - 11/18 We 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $44.00 6

Outdoor Photography Explorations-Zoom Class
This class meets virtually through Zoom. Practice photography outdoors at a safe physical distance in a variety of locations in western Montana such as Kootenia Creek, Kim Williams Trail, Seeley Lake and the Ninepile Wildlife Refuge. Get camera tips and suggestions for subject matter emailed to you before the shoot, A critique of everyones photos online with Zoom will follow on the next Monday. This class is open to all skill levels and cameras, including phones!
Saturday onsite dates: Sept 12 - Sept 26 6:00p-9:20p, Mondays on Zoom Sept 14 - Sept 28 6:30p-8:30p

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PH-PC52
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Virtual
Eyster 9/12 - 9/28 Mo Sa 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $109.00 5

Still or Sparkling – Photographing Water-Zoom Class
This class meets virtually. Missoula is surrounded by waterways. Explore creative ways to photograph water from rushing creeks to still ponds. Learn to turn fast water to milky streams and record reflections on the surface or details beneath the ripples. Any body of water from a puddle to a lake, a stream to a river holds the potential for interesting pictures. Learn techniques in the online classroom and practice them on your own to share with the class. A camera with controls for shutter speed, aperture and ISO and a tripod are necessary for this class.

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PH-PC49
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Virtual
Eyster 9/10 - 10/1 Th 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $57.00 5

Using Layers and Masks in Adobe Photoshop-Zoom Class
Must have Internet and be able to use Zoom to participate. In this intermediate Adobe Photoshop class, you edit images non-destructively, using adjustment layers to change exposure, contrast, color and sharpness. You learn to make changes to parts of your photos easily using a digital paint brush. You practice changing precise portions of your photos using selection tools and blending these changes with their surroundings. Then you learn to use selections with layer masks for maximum control of your changes. You also explore special effects, including combining images, adding text and applying creative borders. The techniques you learn in this class also apply to Photoshop Elements.

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C-PSE08
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Virtual
Eyster 10/5 - 10/21 Mo We 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $83.00 3