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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 and a variety of backdrops. Our studio is fully equipped with White Lighting studio flash units and accessories (soft boxes, barn doors, booms, stands, etc.), radio receiver and transmitter, and a flash meter. 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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Location : Rankin Arts Center Location : 
  Rankin Arts Center.

Please read: Cost is $30 per hour.

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We custom design private lessons for individuals or small groups in the following topics: Digital Photography, Adobe Photoshop, Studio Photography, Location Portraiture, Event Photography, Wedding Photography, Digital Printing, Black and White Fine Art and more. Lessons are a great way to get even more out of our offered photography classes. Contact Kristin Barker at 706.507.8327 for more information. 

Start Date: upon registration

Total Cost: $0.00

Schedule : ; ; Class Skip Dates :Self-Paced

Instructor : Various Various 

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

Please read: Cost is $75 per hour

Call 706-507-8070 to register


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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 5 and more. Required class: Digital Photography I. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes for Saturday class. Class will have a one hour lunch break on Saturday.

Start date: 05/29/18

End date: 06/09/18

Total Cost: $199.00

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   ClassRoom: Weekly - Tue, Thu 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 4 sessions starting 5/29/2018, ending 6/7/2018. 
   ClassRoom: Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; 1 session on 06/09/2018. <

Instructor : Richard Dennard 

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

Please read: Requirement: Digital Photography I. Must ...More



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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: 06/02/18

End date: 06/02/18

Total Cost: $69.00

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; starting 6/2/2018, ending 6/2/2018

Instructor : Richard Dennard 

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

Please read: One hour break for lunch.



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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: 06/11/18

End date: 06/20/18

Total Cost: $199.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 6/11/2018, ending 6/20/2018

Instructor : Shawn Fowler 

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

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All photographers must understand light-the success of their photographs, artistically and professionally, depends on it. In this class, you will learn the four qualities of light, how great photographers use those qualities, and how you can use them to transform your own work. Weekly assignments will provide hands-on opportunities to practice what you learn. Required class: Digital Photography I.

Start date: 06/12/18

End date: 07/03/18

Total Cost: $135.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 6/12/2018, ending 7/3/2018

Instructor : Donald Tipton 

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

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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. Required class: Digital Photography I. Students must bring their hot-shoe flash to class.

Start date: 06/14/18

End date: 06/16/18

Total Cost: $135.00

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   ClassRoom: Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 6/14/2018, ending 6/14/2018. 
   ClassRoom: Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; 1 session on 06/16/2018. <

Instructor : John Helms 

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

Please read: Required: Digital Photography I or ...More



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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: 06/23/18

End date: 06/23/18

Total Cost: $69.00

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM; starting 6/23/2018, ending 6/23/2018

Instructor : Natalie Williams 

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

Please read: Required: Digital Photography I or ...More



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Viewing your photographs on a smart phone or computer monitor is convenient, but there is nothing quite like seeing one of your best images emerge from a pigment ink printer, ready to sign, mat and frame for an exhibit, a special place in your home, or as a gift. You will learn the best techniques from a master printer with twenty years of experience, using the Rankin Arts Photography Center's wide format Epson printer. Bring your best photographs on a flash drive and take home a beautiful enlargement!

Start date: 07/07/18

End date: 07/07/18

Total Cost: $49.00

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM; starting 7/7/2018, ending 7/7/2018

Instructor : Kenny Gray 

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



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Photoshop I 

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Adobe Photoshop CC offers editing options unavailable in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC. You will learn the Photoshop interface, some useful tools, how to adjust color and contrast, crop your photos, and more. The Photoshop workflow you learn will be useful for any later version of Photoshop or Photoshop Elements. Required class: Digital Photography I and Lightroom I. This class is required for anyone wishing to participate in the Digital Photography Certificate Program.

Start date: 07/09/18

End date: 07/18/18

Total Cost: $199.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 7/9/2018, ending 7/18/2018

Instructor : Bill Adams 

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

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You will be surprised how easy it to learn to use studio flash units, flash meters and backgrounds! You will photograph live models in the Rankin Arts Photography Center's spacious studio and after you complete the course successfully, you will be eligible to rent the studio on your own to photograph your family, friends, and clients. Required class: Digital Photography I.

Start date: 07/10/18

End date: 07/19/18

Total Cost: $135.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue, Thu 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 7/10/2018, ending 7/19/2018

Instructor : Kenny Gray 

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

Please read: Requirement: Digital Photography I. Must ...More



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Learn to add a natural glow to your portraits, remove blemishes, improve skin texture, and  enhance eyes, while avoiding an over-processed, plastic appearance. Learn the most useful tools and techniques, workinging on your own best images, or thoses supplied by the instructor. Required class: Photoshop I. One-hour break for lunch.

Start date: 07/14/18

End date: 07/14/18

Total Cost: $79.00

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; starting 7/14/2018, ending 7/14/2018

Instructor : Kenny Gray 

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

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