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Photography Classes

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Reading books can give you some basic information about photography, but the best way to learn is to attend a class where you can get feedback as you learn.  Answers to your questions as you try new techniques, critiques and suggestions from your instructor help you improve quickly.

Classes range is in size from small groups, to private lessons which allow you to have a class tailored to exactly what you want to learn.

Courses start from any level of experience.   Some students are new to photography and others are more experienced and just want to improve their skills or learn new techniques.   Our group classes keep people of similar skill levels together to make sure the class can be of equal benefit to all the students.

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Introduction to Photography Class

 - 4 hours, $99

  • Learn the basics of how to use your camera.
  • Discover what those settings on your camera like Av, Tv, and M are used for.
  • Learn some basic compositional guidelines to improve your photos.
  • Become aware of the basics of using flash both indoors and out.
  • And much, much more.


Portrait Photography Class

- 6 hours, $150

Requires Introduction to Photography Course or demonstration of necessary skills.

  • Learn the classic studio light techniques.
  • Discover how to pose both men and women.
  • Some tricks to working with kids are covered.
  • Learn how to pose couples.
  • Group posing techniques are covered for both small and large groups.
  • Learn to take advantage of location shooting.
  • Discover ways to get your clients to relax and produce great images.
  • How to get a great shot in a short period of time.
  • And much, much more.


Fashion Photography Class

- 6 hours, $250

Requires Introduction to Photography Course or demonstration of necessary skills.

  • Learn the advanced studio light techniques.
  • Discover how to pose both men and women to show off the fashions.
  • Learn how to pose multiple models.
  • Lighting to create moods.
  • How to shoot at night.
  • Working on location.
  • Work with Models to create images for your portfolio.
  • And much, much more.


Advanced Photography Class

Requires Introduction to Photography and Portrait or Fashion Photography, or demonstration of necessary skills.  This course has a limited availability and is customized to student requests.  Topics below are for example only.

  • Learn the complex studio light techniques.
  • Learn some special effects.
  • How to shoot for Photoshop.
  • Underwater Fashion.
  • Glamour and fine are nudes.
  • Automotive Photography.
  • And much, much more.


Photoshop Class - Retouching People

- 4 hours, $ 150

Learn how retouch people and keep them real, not plastic.  Make your clients look great with retouching tricks to bring out their best.

  • Basic skin clean-up.
  • Lines and wrinkles.
  • Teeth.
  • Eyes.
  • Digital nip tuck.
  • Setting the mood.
  • And much, much more.


Private Photography Classes

You decide what you want to learn. 

  • Advanced lighting tricks
  • Photoshop retouching
  • Glamour
  • Maternity
  • Or anything else you might have in mind

 



Classes with Chandler Community Service

I teach a series of nature photography classes for children, teens and adults with Chandler Community Services.  The classes are held  at the Environmental Education Center.

 


Travel

We travel to Phoenix, Tempe, Scottsdale, Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa and the rest of the valley in our standard fees. A reasonable travel charge is required for visit to areas outside the Phoenix metro area.

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