COCC Community Learning photography classes teach you the basics, enhance your understanding of what your camera can do and challenge the avid photographer to new levels.
To register, click on class title or call (541) 383-7270.
Are you new to digital photography? Get an understanding of what makes a good picture and how to take one no matter what kind of camera you use. These classes are intended for photographers who have cameras with automatic settings and who want to be better at using those automatic settings.
Ralph Delamarter 9:00am-noon MW 17599
3/10 to 3/12 Bend CHLAB 207
Robert Agli 9:00am-4:00 Sa 27263
4/5 Bend PIO 114
Ralph Delamarter 9:00am-noon Tu 27249
4/22 to 4/29 Bend CHLAB 207
iPhone Photography & Videography Classes New classes available this Spring.
These classes are intended for photographers who have cameras with manual exposure and other advanced controls. You will especially benefit if your camera uses interchangeable or auxiliary lenses. Take your camera off auto to discover how controlling exposure, motion, depth of field and focus will get you the picture you truly want. Enhance your point of interest by understanding the elements of composition.
Ralph Delamarter 1:00am-5:00 Tu 27250
4/8 to 4/15 Bend BEC 154
5/10 9:00am-1:00 Sa 27283
5/17 8:00am-1:00 Sa
Understand how to use your camera’s advanced controls and lenses as creative tools. Expand your knowledge of shutter speed, ISO and depth of field. Learn how to use supplementary light sources such as reflectors and flash. Discover composition elements that will help you create the WOW factor. Bring your camera, lenses and manual. A camera with manual exposure controls is required.
3/8 9:00am-1:00 Sa Bend PIO 114
3/15 8:00am-1:00 Sa Bend PIO 113
5/31 9:00am-1:00 Sa
Bend PIO 114
6/7 8:00am-1:00 Sa
Specialty Photography Classes -
We offer a wide range of photography classes including wildlife, composition, landscapes, sports and action, and much more.
The Art of Photographing People
Expand your people-photography skills! If you’re interested in portraiture that goes beyond “the surface” of your subjects, bring your DSLR and an open mind. Through a variety of hands-on shooting experiences and exercises, students will be encouraged to step outside their comfort zones to expand their creativity and interpersonal photography skills.
Kathleen Nyberg 6:00pm-9:00 Tu 27330
5/13 to 6/3 Bend MAZ 122
“Instructor was extremely easy to talk to. Worked with us individually and presented material effectively and professionally.”
Shoot and Edit: Landscapes
Learn the basics and finer points of photographing and editing creative landscapes. This class is an intense two-day "Active Learning" workshop with the photo shoot occurring early in the morning, and editing occurring in late morning/early afternoon. At the completion of the session, you should feel competent in photographing and editing your favorite landscape images for your friends, family or business.
Michael Jensen Bend PIO 114 27179
5/7 5:00pm-9:00 W
5/10 6:00am-noon Sa
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