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.
Spring & Summer 2015 Classes
To register, click on class title or call (541) 383-7270.
Are you new to digital photography? Gain an understanding of what makes a good picture and how to take one no matter what kind of camera you use. This class is intended for photographers who have cameras with automatic settings. Learn camera basics, lighting, key shooting techniques and much more.
Bring your camera and user's manual.
Robert Agli 9:00am-4:00
7/18 Bend PIO 114 Cost
Timothy Park 9:00am-4:00 Sa 36315
7/25 Redmond RTEC 124 Cost $79
Enhance the impact of your images by understanding the elements of composition. Take your camera off auto to discover how controlling exposure, motion, depth of field and focus will get you the shot you truly want. This class is intended for photographers using cameras with adjustable
shutter, aperture and other advanced controls. You will especially benefit if your camera uses interchangeable or auxiliary lenses. Bring your camera and user's manual. The second session includes a field trip.
Robert Agli Bend PIO 114 36241
8/8 8:00am-1:00 Sa Cost $79
Timothy Park 9:00am-1:00 Sa 36314
9/12 to 9/19 Redmond
RTEC 124 Cost $79
Discover composition elements that will help you create the WOW factor. Understand how to use your camera’s advanced controls and lenses as creative tools to modify detail, contrast, form and depth. Expand your knowledge of shutter speed, ISO and depth of field as compositional tools.
Learn how to use supplementary light sources such as reflectors and flash. See demonstrations of specialty tools and software that can help you move to the next level. Have your favorite images critiqued in a positive classroom environment. Make sure you bring your camera,
lenses and manual. A camera capable of manual exposure controls is required.
Robert Agli Bend PIO 114 27724
5/30 9:00am-1:00 Sa
6/6 8:00am-1:00 Sa Cost $79
the Ordinary with Photo Techniques
Learn to utilize light and point of view to
reveal the beauty in ordinary objects around you. See the contrast in using B&W
as opposed to color. Understand the advantages of different picture formats and
how to enhance images with post-processing.
Mick Briscoe 6:00pm-9:00 Th 36182
7/9 to 7/30 Redmond RTEC 218 Cost $99
iPhone Photography Basics
Have an iPhone? Discover what is involved with taking a great picture with your phone. The class includes: how to use the camera more effectively, basic composition, editing images, and other apps that add features and benefits.
Timothy Park 5:30pm-8:30 Tu 36224
7/14 Bend CHLAB 301 Cost $59
A Key to Better Images
How do you make an image interesting? This
class will help you make compelling images by understanding how to create and
express your vision with the help of a camera. Class prerequisites: Understanding
of how to use your camera's controls to make proper exposures and a passion to
make your images reflect a vision. The class covers aspects of photography
beyond basic gear, and how to employ composition knowledge and your creativity
to make impactful images. The class may also enhance your perception of the
world around you.
Abbott Schindler 9:00am-noon WF 36242
8/19 to 8/26 Bend CHLAB 301 Cost $89
Specialty Photography Classes -
We offer a wide range of photography classes including wildlife, composition, landscapes, sports and action, and much more.
Click here for Photo Editing/Processing Classes
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