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Camera Lab 

ID:69019
Modern digital cameras are amazingly complex pieces of machinery that require you to navigate a dazzling array of menu options, multi-function buttons and switches to operate, and the manufacturer's user manuals can be frustrating to use. This class will teach you the essential settings for your specific camera, train you to use those settings, and prepare you for Digital Photography I. Bring your camera, user manual, and a selection of lenses if available.  Wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes.

Start date: 01/21/17

End date: 01/21/17

Total Cost: $79.00

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; starting 1/21/2017, ending 1/21/2017

Instructor : Bill Adams 

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



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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: 02/18/17

End date: 02/18/17

Total Cost: $69.00

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; starting 2/18/2017, ending 2/18/2017

Instructor : Richard Dennard 

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



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When you have learned your equipment and key techniques, you still need the experience necessary to recognize and create good photos. Our master photographer will show lots of photos to illustrate various strategies for good compositions and then discuss reasons to break the rules. After a week of using what you learn, you will return to the classroom to have your photos shared with the class and critiqued by the instructor. Class will break one hour for lunch on Saturday. Required course: Digital Photography I.

Start date: 03/13/17

End date: 03/20/17

Total Cost: $149.00

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Mon 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 2 sessions starting 3/13/2017, ending 3/20/2017. 
   Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; 1 session on 03/18/2017. <

Instructor : Richard Dennard 

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 will get maximum benefit from this class if they own and bring a hot-shoe flash.

Start date: 03/29/17

End date: 04/01/17

Total Cost: $135.00

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 3/29/2017, ending 3/29/2017. 
   Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; 1 session on 04/01/2017. <

Instructor : John Helms 

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



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Learn terms like F-Stop, focal length, perspective, depth of field, shutter speed and ISO; practice them with your instructor and your photography will be transformed forever.  You will have five classroom sessions and a half day hands-on photo shoot.  Bring your DSLR or mirrorless camera and lenses to the first class. Class will break one hour for lunch on Saturday. This class is required for anyone wishing to participate in the Digital Photography Certificate Program. Required course: Camera Lab.

Start date: 01/23/17

End date: 02/06/17

Total Cost: $199.00

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   ClassRoom: Weekly - Mon, Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 5 sessions starting 1/23/2017, ending 2/6/2017. 
   ClassRoom: Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; 1 session on 02/04/2017. <

Instructor : Bill Adams 

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



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The Digital Photography Certificate Program provides a structured photographic curriculum. In order to earn this certificate, four required classes and six additional classes (minimum of 84 hours) must be completed. Students who wish to gain practical, hands-on knowledge in the field will be able to develop new skills and build on existing skills in a relatively short period of time. Our program allows students, whether hobbyists, dedicated amateurs or aspiring professionals, to focus on the right techniques for their own personal success.   

Start date: 01/19/17

End date: 01/19/17

Total Cost: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM; starting 1/19/2017, ending 1/19/2017

Instructor : Kenny Gray 

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

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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 pictures styles, shooting and processing RAW files, intro to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 and more. Class will break one hour for lunch on Saturday. Required course: Digital Photography I. This class is required for anyone wishing to participate in the Digital Photography Certificate Program.

Start date: 02/13/17

End date: 02/25/17

Total Cost: $199.00

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   ClassRoom: Weekly - Mon, Wed, Sat 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 6 sessions starting 2/13/2017, ending 2/25/2017. 
   ClassRoom: Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; 1 session on 02/25/2017. <

Instructor : Richard Dennard 

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



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Lightroom I 

ID:69034
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom  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: 03/14/17

End date: 03/23/17

Total Cost: $199.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 3/14/2017, ending 3/23/2017

Instructor : Shawn Fowler 

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



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Lightroom II 

ID:69036
 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 your work in slideshows, print layouts and html or Flash web galleries.Required class: Lightroom I.

Start date: 04/11/17

End date: 04/20/17

Total Cost: $199.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 4/11/2017, ending 4/20/2017

Instructor : Shawn Fowler 

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



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ONE DAY CLASS Do not miss this opportunity to observe and shoot along with our instructor as he photographs male and female seniors, in informal and casual poses, in the RAPC studio. Then take a break for lunch and meet back in a classroom to see the results, get insights into his workflow, retouching and imaging strategies, and participate in an informal Q&A session.

Start date: 04/08/17

End date: 04/08/17

Total Cost: $69.00

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM; starting 4/8/2017, ending 4/8/2017

Instructor : Kenny Gray 

Location : Rankin Arts Photography Center Location : 
  Rankin Arts Photography 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: 02/11/17

End date: 02/11/17

Total Cost: $69.00

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM; starting 2/11/2017, ending 2/11/2017

Instructor : Julie Dice Wynn 

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



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This workshop will introduce you to some very simple, yet inspiring techniques for shooting after dark. Learn about long exposure techniques, light painting with tungsten and flash and more. As the sun sets you will learn how to expose for mood, compose inventive night portraits, artfully capture moving lights and take a variety of photos in low light situations. Equipment needed: Camera, tripod, cable release or inexpensive wireless shutter release. Required course: Digital Photography I.

Start date: 04/11/17

End date: 04/18/17

Total Cost: $119.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue, Thu 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM; 3 sessions; starting 4/11/2017, ending 4/18/2017

Instructor : John Helms 

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



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