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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.
how to take incredible photos with your iPhone. This class will teach you how
to use the camera more effectively, basic composition, editing images, and apps
that add features and benefits. Taught by a professional photographer.
Timothy Park 5:30pm-8:30
10/3 Bend CCC 116 Cost $59
Timothy Park 5:30pm-8:30
11/14 Bend CHLAB 301 Cost $59
New Photograph – Canon Explorers of Light Program
Technology is enabling photography to capture images of the earth and light in new ways, and to edit these new captures with a degree of finesse and precision undreamed of in the darkroom. From more realistic renditions of the real world, to cameras now liberated from blocked infrared, to hand-held stereo, wide-dynamic range, corrected perspective, panoramics, huge stitched-composite files for high resolution files, GPS enabled location, metadata and geo-views, and on the fly video from the same device, all of these new capabilities mean more power for the photographer to record and describe what they see. This empowers the imagemaker, and increases likely sale of the images. This lecture will be a survey of these capabilities and suggested workflow to handle them. For more information, visit our Canon Explorers of Light Webpage.
Stephen Johnson 9:00am-noon Sa 49476
11/12 Bend PCA Cost $15
Are you new to digital photography? Do you use
a camera with automatic settings? Come let a professional photographer improve
your understanding of what makes a good picture and how to take one. Learn camera basics, lighting, key shooting
techniques and much more. Bring your camera and user’s manual.
Robert Agli 9:00am-4:00
9/24 Bend PIO 114 Cost $99
Timothy Park 9:00am-4:00
10/29 Redmond RTEC 127 Cost $99
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. Taught by a professional photographer, this class
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.
Robert Agli Bend
PIO 114 49521
10/15 8:00am-1:00 Sa Cost $99
Bend: A Photo Tour of the City
Spend a morning photographing Bend's local
scenes with a professional photographer who will provide onsite guidance.
Discussions about composition, point of view, problem solving, shape, form and
voice will be emphasized onsite. Later in the day, techniques will be reviewed
along with your work. This class is for any photographer comfortable using the
camera equipment of their choice including smartphones.
Rob Kerr 9:00am-4:00
10/8 Bend MAZ 222 Cost $129
Tired of the "flashed" and
"washed-out" look of your flash photos? Or maybe you are wondering
how to actually use that extra flash in your camera bag. Learn off-camera
lighting techniques from a professional photographer. Instructor will discuss
how quality photos were created and what equipment was used. Observe live
demonstrations indoors and out using electronic flashes and studio strobe
equipment. Students should have good working knowledge of their camera. NOTE: This is not a photography class, it is
a lighting class for photography. Seating is limited to 8 participants.
Timothy Park 9:00am-1:00 Sa 49619
10/8 Bend HCC 260 Cost $79
Central Oregon has unbelievably beautiful
areas to photograph. But how do you get the best picture? What is it about
certain pictures that attract your eye? This class will help you make
compelling images by understanding how to create and express your vision with
the help of a camera. Get the fundamentals of composition in class. And then
make use of your new learning right away with a field trip on Saturday. 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.
Abbott Schindler Bend PIO 114 49495
11/14, 16 & 21 5:30pm-7:30
Sa Cost $199
Art Landscape Photography
Learn the fundamental principles of fine art
landscape photography. Explore new techniques in Adobe Photoshop for preparing digital
files for print output, digital printing for gold leaf and acrylic paint, and
creating new unique textures. Students will take a field trip to capture photos
to use in class. In order to be successful in this class you need to know:
basic camera functions, manual exposition, and basic understanding of depth of
field and composition. This is an intermediate level course and is taught by a
professional fine art photographer.
Breezy Winters Bend BEC 156 49530
11/5 9:00am-4:00 Sa Cost $149
& Vacation Photography
Have you ever returned from a fun-filled
family vacation or a picturesque destination, only to find that the photos you
captured do not do the trip justice? This course is designed for those looking
to improve their photographic skills, with a focus on location photography.
Class will cover trip planning, gear selection and crafting images that capture
the essence of a location, while still enjoying your travels. Scenic
photography, food, architecture, and photographing people will also be covered.
Practice your new skills on a field trip to downtown Bend and Drake Park. All
camera formats are welcome but please have some familiarity with your camera of
Lalove Benedict Bend MAZ 224 49643
10/27 & 11/1 6:00pm-9:00
Sa Cost $99
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