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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. 

Basic Photography

Are you new to digital photography? Gain an understanding of what makes a good picture and how to take one regardless of the type 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 from a professional photographer. Bring your camera and user’s manual.

Brent Bunch                         9:00am-4:00 Sa                 28317
5/20                                     Prineville PRI 111               Cost $79

Ralph Delamarter                 9:00am-noon TuTh            28455
6/6 to 6/8                              Bend BEC 152                   Cost $79 

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. Bring your camera, lenses and manual.  A camera capable of manual exposure controls is required. Taught by professional photographer. 
Robert Agli                       Bend HCC 230                       28423
6/3                                    9:00am-1:00 Sa
6/10                                  8:00am-1:00 Sa                     Cost $99

Composition: Make Your Landscape Photos Stand Out

Central Oregon has unbelievably beautiful areas to photograph. Bring your passion and discover how to capture the beauty of our region and create compelling images with your camera. Learn the fundamentals of composition and then practice your skills during a field trip on Saturday (3/18). Prerequisite: Must have a good understanding of how to use your camera’s controls and manual features.
Abbott Schindler              Bend HCC 190                        28388
5/30 to 6/6                       5:30pm-7:30 TuTh                                                                                        
6/3                                   7:00am-3:00 Sa                      Cost $99

Wildland Photography
Discover nature photography by creating a strong, personal vision of the images you want to capture.
Develop new ways of seeing nature and the relation-
ships among natural subjects. See how acclaimed photographers have captured natural images, and gain a deeper understanding of composition techniques and how to apply them to your personal vision. Class includes a field trip on Saturday (6/10). 
Abbott Schindler              Bend HCC 190                       28387
6/9                                   5:00pm-8:00 F
6/10                                 8:00am-2:00 Sa                     Cost $79

iPhone Photography Basics
Discover how to take incredible photos with your iPhone!
This class will teach you how to use the camera more effectively using basic composition, image editing, and apps that add features and benefits. Taught by a professional photographer.
Timothy Park
                    6:00pm-9:00 M                        28431
5/22                                 Bend CHLAB 301                     Cost $59

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