Continuing Education
Georgia Southern University

Digital Photography Classes

Basic to Intermediate Photography

Dates: Wednesdays, October 12 & 19 and Saturday, October 22, 2016
Time: Wednesdays – 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.; Saturdays – 8:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $90
Registration Deadline: October 12, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.
Instructor(s): Pablo Aguilar & Brittany Nelson

In this photography course, students will go beyond just the basics of photography and begin diving deeper into the technical side of photography. Students will also be challenged to think creatively in their photo taking. Students will be evaluated and must demonstrate the ability to operate a camera in different lighting situations. Participants will be able to confidently approach any lighting situation and know how to technically manage their camera to produce a photo that is exposed correctly.

Digital Photo Editing

Dates: October 29, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (1 hour lunch break – discount at Dining Commons $8.75, not included in registration fee)
Location: Nessmith-Lane Center, Statesboro, GA
Cost: $139
Registration Deadline: October 28
Instructor: Jeremy Wilburn

We will cover two main photo editing titles from Adobe – Lightroom and Photoshop. Do you want to learn how to edit your images? Whether you’re a busy parent shooting lots of pictures or a professional photographer with many clients, this photo editing class will help you get the results you want in a lot less time. Participants will learn how to use photo editing tools for digital photography. This course will help participants to prepare, edit, and organize photos quickly and effectively. Participants will learn simple step-by-step instructions for basics like cropping, rotating and resizing images. They’ll also learn about histograms and how to adjust light, exposure, color and color casts as well as work with contrast, shadows, highlights, saturation, vibrance and more!


Jeremy Wilburn

Jeremy Wilburn joined Georgia Southern University’s Office of Marketing and Communications in October 2011. Jeremy is responsible for the marketing photographs for the University, and works closely with the graphic designers to help spread the word about one of the nation’s leading institutions. Jeremy comes to Georgia Southern from the University of Illinois, Springfield, where he worked as Marketing/Recruitment Specialist and University Photographer. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in visual arts with minors in communication and computer science, as well as a Master of Arts degree in communication with a focus on marketing and public relations.

Jeremy’s work has been featured internationally both online and in print for various magazines and newspapers. He has also worked with the city of San Diego, Calif., the American Cancer Society and the Smithsonian Institution on a secondary level science book for the National Science Resources Center. His photographic passion lies in photojournalism.

Pablo Aquilar and Brittany Nelson

Pablo Aguilar and Brittany Nelson are a professional photography couple based out of Historic Downtown Savannah, Ga. They run a full ­service commercial photography business helping clients and businesses advertise. They also own “Capturing Savannah­ Photo Tours and Workshops”. They have earned an excellent reputation in TripAdvisor over the last 4 years, proving they can teach technical photography in an average of 2 hours and have clients completely transformed and actually understanding their camera and executing like an artist. Imagine having them for a 3 session class! Meeting in 2010 at technical photography school (Hallmark Institute of Photography), they learned immersive photography on the most professional of equipment in a 10­-month portfolio program emphasizing hands-­on learning from seasoned professionals. They briefly lived in New York City for another 10­ months working in the major leagues of photography, and it helped to cement their move to Savannah in January 2012. Since July 2012 Pablo and Britt have been teaching visitors and locals how to photograph conceptually and to see the world differently using their unique training, encouragement and a genuine passion for teaching photography and the practice itself.

Contact Us

For more information on courses in Statesboro or the Nessmith-Lane Center, please contact Mary Thaler at

For more information on courses in Savannah or the Coastal Georgia Center, please contact Kye Daniels (

Last updated: 10/24/2016

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