Ohio photo classes for 2012 winter quarterClasses for the winter quarter in 2012 are ready for registration.

Most will close very early so register as soon as you possibly can. Some of the classes may repeat during the winter quarter depending upon the number or requests.

 NEW!

Teenage Photographers Class

If you’re a teenager, or have one in the house, and interested in becoming a better photographer, we’ve got a class for you.

This three-hour class, designed to help any level teenage photographer, starts with the basics, and finishes with personal critiques of simple lessons sent weekly to each student.

The primary goal of this class is to help each student discover a shooting style that reflects their attitude and personality.Teen Photographers Registration & Information

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Point & Shoot Fundamentals

 

small strobe lighting classes

Digital SLR Fundamentals

Small Strobe Lighting

 

Photoshop for Photographers

 

lighting and composition Portraits Studio Lighting

 

Light and Composition

Using your Point & Shoot like it’s an SLR

This class for Point & Shoot photographers is where we begin solve the crossword puzzle that is your camera controls. Each clue solved will help reveal an intersecting clue to help solve the problem of shooting better photos.

The 90-minute hands-on session costs $45.

Class size is limited to provide the best environment for learning about your specific camera.

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012 at 9:00 a.m.Learn More & Registration

Composition – P&S Class

Now that you know an f-stop from the focal length and understand how ISO effects shutter speed, it’s time for you to learn the rules of composition, so you can break them. The first thing you’ll learn is to take two steps forward before shooting almost every photo.

The 90-minute hands-on session costs $45.

Class size is limited to provide the best environment for learning about your specific camera.

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012 at 11:00 a.m.Learn More & Registration

Studying Light for Better Photos – P&S Class

Studying light means more than measuring how much and from what direction.

Learning about light means to explore how it originates and how it reacts with the surfaces from which it reflects. It means learning how color, diffusion, and tone effects your photos.

The 90-minute hands-on session costs $45.

Class size is limited.

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012 at 1:30 p.m.Learn More & Registration

Setting up a Digital SLR so it’s easy to use

This beginner’s class is for people with a new Digital Single Lens Reflex camera. It’s a lesson in making the initial settings to your camera so it makes the best photos possible fresh out of the box.

The 90-minute hands-on session costs $45.

Class size is limited to provide the best environment for learning about your specific camera.

Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, 8:00 a.m.

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Digital SLR Advanced – A class in shutter speed, f-stops, focal length, and flash

This class centers on learning more about a Digital SLR than learning how all the dials work. We’ll spend the time looking through the camera visualizing results that will make it easier for you to create in your camera what you see with your eyes.

The 90-minute hands-on session costs $45.

Class size is limited.

Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, 10:00 a.m.

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Shooting RAW and why

The two options available for serious photographers is RAW vs JPG. And, there really isn’t an option.

Saving photos in RAW format instead of JPG opens up a unique set of possibilities for photographers to properly edit and store their important images for proper editing and retrieval.

The 90-minute hands-on session costs $45.

Class size is limited.

Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, 1:30 p.m.

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Studying Light for Better Photos – SLR Class

Studying light means more than measuring how much and from what direction.

Learning about light means to explore how it originates and how it reacts with the surfaces from which it reflects. It means learning how color, diffusion, and tone effects your photos.

The 90-minute hands-on session costs $45.

Class size is limited to provide the best environment for learning about your specific camera.

Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, 3:30 p.m.

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Composition – Break the Rules – SLR Class

Now that you know an f-stop from the focal length and understand how ISO effects shutter speed, it’s time for you to learn the rules of composition, so you can break them. The first thing you’ll learn is to take two steps forward before shooting almost every photo.

The 90-minute hands-on session costs $45.

Class size is limited to provide the best environment for learning about your specific camera.

Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, 5:30 p.m.

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Portraits – Composition & Lighting – An Introduction

More to come on this class.

Class size is open. TBA

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Advantage of off-camera flash

Using an off camera flash changes your photography in a way that cannot be duplicated with any other trick or technique available today. Learning to use an off camera flash is one of the first steps a photographer can make to create more striking portraits and family photos.

This 90-minute class cost $45.

Saturday, Jan. 21, 9:00 a.m.

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Choosing the best small strobe

If you own a Nikon, it might be the SB-900. If you own a Canon, it might be the 580EX.

And, it might be a used Vivitar 283 from Ebay or a $150 replacement strobe from Hong Kong.

Choosing the proper strobe to use as an off camera flash can be a little confusing.

This 90-minute class cost $45.

Saturday, Jan. 21, 11:00 a.m.

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One Flash Per Photo

This class will introduce you to understanding how to balance using a second flash indoors and outdoors, with a fancy digital SLR or using a simple point & shoot with a built-in flash.

This is not rocket science although today’s modern cameras and flashes have more computing power than the Apollo spacecraft.

Saturday, Jan. 21, 1:30 p.m.

This 90-minute class cost $45.

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Off-Camera flash – Hands-On

This is a hands-on class where we will examine small strobes lighting styles to learn how slight changes in technique can adapt our lights to match our subject.

We’ll study the subject’s story and define a way to best use our lighting techniques to create a photograph that relates that story to the viewer.

  • This four hour class cost $95.
  • Sunday, February 12, 2012, 1:00 p.m. (Note: This is  date change from January 22)
  • Requires Pre-registration.
  • Call Classic Studio at Gallery202 (614-890-8202) or Photographer Gary Gardiner (614-270-5705) to information or inquiries
  • Class Materials: We’ll supply strobes, remotes,stands, and modifiers. Bring your camera and your strobes.
  • Location: Gallery 202, Partners In Art, Inc. in Uptown Westerville

Registration by calling Gallery 202, 614-890-8202. Credit card, check or cash. Pre-registration required.

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Photoshop Basics for Photographers

If you’re interest in photography goes beyond simply shooting pictures and having them printed at Walgreens, you need to know Photoshop.

This class introduces you to the best photo editing software available. It is unsurpassed in its capabilities and worthy of the investment.

This 90-minute class cost $45.

Bring your laptop with Photoshop installed.

Saturday, Jan. 28, 8:00 a.m.

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Best Workflow Practices for Photoshop

The next time you’re looking for that photo of Uncle Mark or the slide into home plate by you daughter and can’t find either, this is the class for you.

We’ll work our way through the full process of handling photos from how they are stored on your camera to a permanent repository.

This 90-minute class cost $45.

Bring your laptop with Photoshop installed.

Saturday, Jan. 28, 10:00 a.m.

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Photoshop Smart Objects and how they speed your workflow

Photoshop’s Smart Objects are the only method for creating non-destructive , re-editable layers of any photo you’ve take.

The original doesn’t need to be RAW, although it is helpful. Editing with Smart Objects is possible with your JPG and TIF images.

This 90 minute class costs $45.

Class size is limited.

Saturday, Jan. 28, 1:00 p.m.

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Adjustment layers and masks – Using only the good parts

After you’ve learned that shooting RAW files is the best way to start getting great results with your photos and when you’ve decided that Smart Objects is the most efficient process for handling image files, it’s time to learn about Adjustment Layers and Layer Masking.

This 90 minute class costs $45.

Class size is limited.

Saturday, Jan. 28, 3:00 p.m.

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Take all 4 Photoshop classes for a discounted price!

photoshop-139-dollar-badgeSeparately the classes total $180. Sign up for all four and get Photoshop Basics for Photographers, Best Workflow Practices, Smart Objects, and Adjustment Layers and Masks for $139. That’s more than a 20-percent discount for all four classes.

These four classes are specifically designed for photographers who want to speed up their workflow with great techniques to create the photos they want, without any doubt about the proper way to achieve spectacular results.

  • Class size limited to 12 photographers.
  • Requires Pre-registration.
  • Call Classic Studio at Gallery202 (614-890-8202) or Photographer Gary Gardiner (614-270-5705) to information or inquiries
  • Class Materials: Bring your laptop with Photoshop.
  • Location: Gallery 202, Partners In Art, Inc. in Uptown Westerville

 

If any one of the individual classes fills up, this special will not be available. So register early!

Registration by calling Gallery 202, 614-890-8202. Credit card, check or cash. Pre-registration required.

Basic Lighting Techniques

This 90-minute class costs $45

Class size is limited.Date TBA

One Light Portraits

This 90-minute class costs $45

Class size is limited.Date TBA

More than one light

This 90-minute class costs $45

Class size is limited.Date TBA

Light Modifiers – Their Effects

This 90-minute class costs $45

Class size is limited.Date TBA

light and composition

Composition – Using ruled paper

This 90-minute class costs $45

Class size is limited.Date TBA

Foreground – Background

This 90-minute class costs $45

Class size is limited.Date TBA

Using Lens and f-stops Correctly

This 90-minute class costs $45

Class size is limited.Date TBA

Making Order out of the Chaos

This 90-minute class costs $45

Class size is limited.Date TBA

Why you should take a nap at noon

This 90-minute class costs $45

Class size is limited.Date TBA

Studying light for better photos

This 90-minute class costs $45

Class size is limited.Date TBA