CLASSES WE OFFER

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Fundamentals of Digital SLR Photography 101

Camera modes and automatic features, the mysteries of aperture shutter speed, ISO, and white balance will be explained. Everyday situations such as family gatherings, vacation sporting events, techniques of using flash, and nature photography are covered.

Price $235

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Outdoor Portraiture*

Lighting, composition, posing in a relaxed setting, lens selection and controlling depth of field will be covered. Field trips to various locations.

 Price: $200
Instructor:  Will Tullis
Dates:  To be determined
Location:  Augusta University, Summerville Campus, Allgood Hall

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Basic Lighting; Intro to Location and Studio Posing with Speed Lights and Studio Strobes*

The basic concepts of artificial lighting will be covered in this course. By understanding the type, direction, color and quality of interior light you can produce great photographs. Topics to be covered include metering and exposing for interior lighting, qualities of the different types of lights, and when additional lighting may be needed. Strobe lighting and modifiers will be covered along with the techniques of interior portrait lighting.
Price: $235
Class Times: Mondays & Wednesdays,  6:00-8:00 pm

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Advanced Lighting; Intro to Location and Studio Posing with Speed Lights and Studio*

Learn more of the  advanced concepts of artificial lighting.
Price: $235
Class Times: Mondays & Wednesdays,  6:00-8:00 pm


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Photography Business Fundamentals

The business of photography is more than making great photographs. How to make people aware of your photography services or persuade them to hire you is a big part of the business. You need samples of your work, prices for your services, and ways to produce your product. An understanding of tax and business operation is also needed. New methods of advertising and working with your clients such as online proofing and ordering will be discussed.
Price: $200
Class Times: Mondays & Wednesdays,  6:00-8:00 pm

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Basic Adobe Photoshop

The class is designed for beginning users of Adobe Photoshop
Price: $235
Class Times: Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00 pm

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Basic Abobe Lightroom

The class is designed for beginning users of Adobe Lightroom
Price: $235
Class Times: Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00 pm

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Intermediate Adobe Photoshop

Expand your knowledge of Adobe CS6 and explore the creative side of Photoshop. Practice using the toolbar, image adjustments, layers, selections and filters to edit photos. Save hours of computer time with shortcuts, actions and batch processing. Work on fixing images, adding text and retouching photos. (Prerequisites: Fundamentals of Adobe Photoshop or substantial experience. 14 hours)
Price: $235
Class Times: Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00 pm

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Macro: Small Objects and Flowers

Macro photography refers to taking close up photographs of small subjects. Non-nature macro subjects include stamps, coins and jewelry. Popular subjects in nature include insects, bugs, and flowers. This workshop will concentrate on the close up photography of flowers and plants. Time will be spent on the concepts of macro photography including lens choice, both natural and artificial lighting, the use of reflectors, depth-of-field, and background choice. Field trips to local gardens and botanical areas will be included.
Price: $120
Class Times: 2 Saturdays

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Scenic and Landscape Photohgraphy*

Many photographers obtain great joy and fulfillment from landscape photography. There is more to a good landscape or scenic photograph than just pointing the camera at the scene. Factors such as sun angle, lens selection, and time of day all contribute to the creation of a great photograph. Time will be spent on location in the local area capturing scenic images.
Price: $120
Class Times: Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00 pm

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Wildlife and Nature Photography

Learn how to use your digital camera to take stunning nature photos, including landscapes, flowers, animals, and even macro shots
Price: $120
Class Times: Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00 pm

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Wedding and Event Photography

This on location workshop will be an introduction to what is involved in photographing social events; whether it is weddings, anniversaries, bar and bat mitzvahs, or birthday parties. How to assess the ambient light and the use of on-camera and off-camera strobes will be demonstrated. The techniques of basic group posing will be covered. We’ll shoot at different locations.
Price: $120
Class Times: Wednesdays and Saturdays

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Basic Photo Journalism

The class is designed to help students tell a story or make a statement with a single photo or a series of images. The class will be appx. 40% classroom and 60% field work.
Price: $120
Class Times: Monday and Wednesday, 6:00-8:00 pm

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 *Required prerequisites: Photography 101 & 102 or contact PaCE to test to exempt.

LOCATION

SummervileMost classes will take place on the Augusta University, Summerville Campus located at 2500 Walton Way. The campus was originally used as an United States Army Arsenal and now houses many of the undergraduate programs.  Student will have the opportunity to be fully immersed in campus surroundings while gaining familiarity with classrooms and performance venues (Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre & D. Doug Bernard Jr. Amphitheatre) at Augusta University. The History Walk, the Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art, The Honors Program and the Maxwell Alumni House  are all found on the Summerville Campus. It is also home to the James M. Hull College of Business, College of Education, College of Science and Mathematics, and the Pamplin College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences.