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There comes a time in your development as a photographer when all of your images seem pretty good, but you need the guidance of a more experienced photographer to take your work to the next level. Bring your images and have them critiqued by a PPA Judge and Master Photographer. You will gain insights into exposure, composition, lighting, posing and emotional impact as the instructor critiques your work and that of your classmates. Required class: Digital Photography I.

Start date: 04/14/18

End date: 04/14/18

Total Cost: $69.00

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; starting 4/14/2018, ending 4/14/2018

Instructor : Richard Dennard 

Location : Rankin Arts Photography Center Location : 
  Rankin Arts Photography Center.

Please read: One hour break for lunch.



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Digital flash photography can be frustrating for even experienced photographers. Learn strategies for getting more consistent exposures and techniques for using your on- and off-camera flash as a main, fill and bounce light source. Students will get maximum benefit from this class if they own and bring an Auto/TTL hot-shoe flash. Required class: Digital Photography I or comparable experience.

Start date: 03/22/18

End date: 03/24/18

Total Cost: $135.00

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   ClassRoom: Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 3/22/2018, ending 3/22/2018. 
   ClassRoom: Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; 1 session on 03/24/2018. <

Instructor : John Helms 

Location : Rankin Arts Photography Center Location : 
  Rankin Arts Photography Center.

Please read: Must have a hot shoe flash.



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You will learn more about topics taught in Digital Photography I and be introduced to new topics, including white balance techniques, creating in-camera picture styles, shooting and processing RAW files, intro to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and more. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes for Saturday class. Class will have a one hour lunch break on Saturday.

Start date: 02/20/18

End date: 03/03/18

Total Cost: $199.00

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   ClassRoom: Weekly - Tue, Thu 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 4 sessions starting 2/20/2018, ending 3/1/2018. 
   ClassRoom: Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; 1 session on 03/03/2018. <

Instructor : Richard Dennard 

Location : Rankin Arts Photography Center Location : 
  Rankin Arts Photography Center.

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When and how does a portrait cross over into fine art? This class explores the differences between commercial and fine art portraiture. After getting help conceptualizing your portrait, spend a Saturday with the instructor in the studio and on location creating it. Back in the classroom, explore editing choices and receive a museum quality pigment ink enlargement of your best image, printed by the instructor. Required: Digital Photography I and II or comparable experience. Recommended: Fine Art Photography Overview.

Start date: 03/21/18

End date: 03/28/18

Total Cost: $179.00

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   ClassRoom: Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 2 sessions starting 3/21/2018, ending 3/28/2018. 
   ClassRoom: Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; starting 3/24/2018, ending 3/24/2018. <

Instructor : Kenny Gray 

Location : Rankin Arts Photography Center Location : 
  Rankin Arts Photography Center.

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Your iPhone can produce amazing video, especially if you add a powerful but inexpensive app to increase its functionality. Do you know that feature films and commercials have been filmed with iPhones?  This fun, one-day class will introduce you to scripting, shooting and editing video on an iPhone. You will get hands-on experience with lots of cool gear, and assist the instructor in producing a short video with music and titles

Start date: 02/24/18

End date: 02/24/18

Total Cost: $69.00

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; starting 2/24/2018, ending 2/24/2018

Instructor : Kenny Gray 

Location : Rankin Arts Photography Center Location : 
  Rankin Arts Photography Center.



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Lightroom I 

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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC is a powerful workflow solution for serious, prolific digital photographers. Now you can quickly import, process, edit, organize and showcase your images like never before.  This class is required for anyone wishing to participate in the Digital Photography Certificate Program. Required class: Digital Photography I.

Start date: 03/05/18

End date: 03/14/18

Total Cost: $199.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 3/5/2018, ending 3/14/2018

Instructor : Shawn Fowler 

Location : Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center Location : 
  Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center.

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Lightroom II 

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This class expands on the fundamentals and teaches new techniques as you work on your own photographs. Learn RAW file editing techniques, portrait enhancements, exporting to Facebook and Flickr, and techniques for showcasing you’re your work in slideshows, print layouts and html or Flash web galleries. Required class: Lightroom I.

Start date: 04/10/18

End date: 04/19/18

Total Cost: $199.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 4/10/2018, ending 4/19/2018

Instructor : Shawn Fowler 

Location : Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center Location : 
  Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center.

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This Saturday class features a live macro photo shoot with the instructor, after which your work will be reviewed in the classroom. You will learn different applications for macro photography as well as how to choose the best equipment and accessories. Required class: Digital Photography  I. One hour break for lunch.

Start date: 03/17/18

End date: 03/17/18

Total Cost: $69.00

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM; starting 3/17/2018, ending 3/17/2018

Instructor : Natalie Williams 

Location : Rankin Arts Photography Center Location : 
  Rankin Arts Photography Center.



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If you love watching short films online or at the annual Way Down Film Festival at the Springer Opera House, and think you might like to try to make your own, this informal three-hour class is a good place to start. The instructor's first film was nominated for Best Underground Film at the 2016 Way Down Festival and he wrote and directed another film in 2017 that is currently in post-production. Discussion topics include: screenwriting, pre-production, budgeting, working with actors, lighting, photography, editing, promotion and more.

Start date: 02/28/18

End date: 02/28/18

Total Cost: $49.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 2/28/2018, ending 2/28/2018

Instructor : Kenny Gray 

Location : Rankin Arts Photography Center Location : 
  Rankin Arts Photography Center.



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Before you invest in a home studio, consider taking advantage of the prestige and history of the downtown Rankin Arts Photography Center. Our professional photography studio is available for rental by qualified photographers. The 350 square-foot space features 11-foot ceilings, a large closet filled with accessories, props and clothing and a radio/CD player. Our studio is fully equipped with White Lighting studio flash units and accessories (soft boxes, barn doors, booms, stands, etc.), a Quantum Radio Slave Receiver and Transmitter, a flash meter and a variety of backdrops. Your clients will love meeting you in the beautiful Rankin lobby and being escorted to the 2nd floor studio with large restrooms just a few steps away! Reservations required. Contact Kenny Gray at 706.888.1109 

Start Date: upon registration

Total Cost: $0.00

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Instructor : Kenny Gray 

Location : Rankin Arts Center Location : 
  Rankin Arts Center.

Call 706-507-8070 to register


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Photoshop I 

ID:74945
Adobe Photoshop CC offers editing options unavailable in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC. You will learn how to use layers, remove objects from your photos, add text and more. The Photoshop workflow you learn will be useful for any later version of Photoshop or Photoshop Elements. Required class: Digital Photography I. Suggested class: Lightroom I. This class is required for anyone wishing to participate in the Digital Photography Certificate Program.

Start date: 03/27/18

End date: 04/05/18

Total Cost: $199.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 3/27/2018, ending 4/5/2018

Instructor : Bill Adams 

Location : Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center Location : 
  Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center.

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Photoshop II 

ID:74946
Go beyond the fundamentals with more advanced selection, masking, retouching and layer techniques. Also learn to use the history panel, history brush and much more, while working on your own image files. Required class: Photoshop I. 

Start date: 04/07/18

End date: 04/07/18

Total Cost: $79.00

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; starting 4/7/2018, ending 4/7/2018

Instructor : Bill Adams 

Location : Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center Location : 
  Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center.

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