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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.

Intermediate Photography
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 taught by a professional photographer and is intended for those 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 manual.
Timothy Park              5:30pm-9:00 MW                 27968
5/9 to 5/11                  Redmond RTEC 127            Cost $99

Advanced Photography

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. Taught by professional photographer. 
Robert Agli                 Bend PIO 114                      28077
5/14                           9:00am-1:00 Sa
6/4                             8:00am-1:00 Sa                  Cost $99

NEW! Photo Essays
Learn how to form a narrative with a collection of photographs. Students will advance their story-telling photography skills by working on a project, selecting their photographs and presenting a photo essay. Learn how to organize and display photographs to communicate visually. All levels welcome but you must be comfortable operating your own camera equipment. 
Rob Kerr                    6:00pm-8:00 Th                  28075
5/19 to 6/9                  Bend MAZ 220                   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. Taught by a professional photographer. 
Timothy Park              5:30pm-8:30 M                   27966
5/16                           Bend CHLAB 301               Cost $59
NEW! Pro Photography Lighting Skills

Photography is all about light! Learn how to see light from a photographic perspective and how to work with the core functions of professional flash and supplemental lighting techniques. Develop understanding and control of light with any photographic subject. This course is taught by a professional photographer and is intended for photographers who understand their camera's exposure controls and basic functions. Portable electronic flash is used extensively in this class. Please bring your equipment to every class.
Brenden Butler                 6:00pm-8:00 W                 28152
4/27 to 5/11                      Bend MAZ 207                 Cost $99

Wildland Photography
Rediscover nature photography by creating a stronger, personal vision of the images you want to capture. Then develop new ways of 'seeing' nature and the relationships among natural subjects. See how acclaimed photographers have captured natural images and finally develop a deeper understanding of composition techniques and how to apply them to your personal vision. Class includes a field trip on Saturday.
Abbott Schindler              Bend BEC 160                  28144
5/13                                5:00pm-8:00 F
5/14                                8:00am-2:00 Sa                Cost $99                              

Abbott Schindler              Bend BEC 160                     28134
6/1                                  1:00pm-4:00 W  
6/2                                  8:00am-2:00 Th                 Cost $99

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