Georgia Southern University

Digital Photography Classes

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ADVANCED CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY – Starts 4/16/2015

ADVANCED CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY
Dates: Thursdays, 4/16/2015, 4/23/2015, 4/30/2015 and Saturdays 4/18/2015, 4/25/2015 (in the field)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursdays and 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturdays
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $125

Hone exposures using the Zone System; use a more advanced metering technique with your camera’s spot meter and center-weight/partial meter. Continue to work with basic composition rules to enhance your creative vision. Spend time in the classroom for lectures and critiques and in the field completing hands-on assignments.

PREREQUISITES: Creative Photography. A DSLR camera, any changeable lenses, and a tripod are required. Have knowledge of how to e-mail photos as attachments.

PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY – Starts 5/13/2015

PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY
Dates: Wednesdays, 5/13/2015, 5/20/2015, and 5/27/2015. Saturday, 5/23/2015 (in the field)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $100 per person

Review the history of portraiture, various tools used by photographers, techniques in on-camera flash, lighting set-ups and styles, and using ambient light with flash. By the end of class, you’ll have a basic knowledge of how to create flattering portraits of your subject. Pre-requisite: Creative Photography.

PREREQUISITES: Advanced Creative Photography is suggested.

GETTING THE MOST FROM ADOBE LIGHTROOM – Starts 6/9/2015

GETTING THE MOST FROM ADOBE LIGHTROOM
Dates: Tuesdays, 6/9/2015, 6/16/2015, 6/23/2015, 6/30/2015
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $100 per person

Explore this photo editing program used by amateurs and pros alike to organize, edit and export. This class will delve deeper, showing you how the program can be used as part of an effective workflow process: importing, editing, using identity plates and watermarks, printing set-ups using templates, and creating custom templates and presets, as well as exporting/using plug-ins.

PREREQUISITES: A basic knowledge of computers, photo editing and digital files.

BLACK AND WHITE FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY – Starts 8/10/2015

BLACK AND WHITE FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY
Dates: Mondays, 8/10/2015, 8/17/2015, 8/24/2015, and Saturdays 8/15/2015, 8/22/2015 (in the field)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Mondays and 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturdays
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $125

Students will learn the components of a good black and white photograph, composition reinforcement, and converting color images to black and white. Using the histogram to predict black and white outcomes and how color influences black and white conversion are emphasized. Class includes 2 guided field trips and critiques.

PREREQUISITES: Creative Photography and Advanced Creative Photography

CREATIVE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY – Starts 9/23/2015

CREATIVE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
Dates: 9/9/2015, 9/12/2015, 9/16/2015, 919,2015, 9/23/2015
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturdays
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $125 per person

Go in-depth into photography principles, aperture and shutter combinations, bracketing and improving composition. Spend time in the classroom for lectures and critiques and in the field for complete hands-on assignments.

PREREQUISITES: A DSLR camera and manual, any changeable lenses and a tripod are required. Have understanding of your DSLR’s controls and knowledge of how to e-mail photos as attachments.

PHOTOSHOP BASICS – Starts 10/26/2015

PHOTOSHOP BASICS
Dates: Mondays, 10/26/2015, 11/2/2015, 11/9/2015, 11/16/2015
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Mondays and 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturdays
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $100

This class will show you how to use the different tools, layers and filters of Adobe Photoshop CS/CC for improving your photographs. Learn how images are edited and step-by-step instructions, which can then be applied to your own images. Adaptations for Photoshop Elements are included.

PREREQUISITES: A basic understanding of computers, digital files and photo editing.

DIGITAL IMAGING BASICS – Starts X/X/2015

DIGITAL IMAGING BASICS
Dates: TBA

Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $75 per person

Learn about digital photography, its language and equipment. Become familiar with your digital camera’s scene modes and menu options; how megapixels affect your print size and quality; the difference between dpi and ppi; information on different file types and storage and print options. You’ll also learn how to transfer images from your camera to your PC, organize your images using Microsoft Live Photo Gallery and share your images by e-mail, web-sharing, CD/DVD or USB drives.

TECHNIQUES FOR BETTER DIGITAL PHOTOS – Starts X/X/2015

TECHNIQUES FOR BETTER DIGITAL PHOTOS
Dates: TBA

Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $90 per person

Learn how to use your pocket digital camera effectively for better photos. This class covers the basic principles of light and composition, camera functions and settings, work-flow habits and printing/storage options. Homework assignments and class feedback help you learn about your camera, how to improve your shooting style and produce good quality images.

PREREQUISITES: Digital Imaging Basics. You need to be somewhat familiar with your camera’s function, so read your camera manual prior to coming to class!

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Registration Information

Cancellation Policy:
If you must withdraw from a class, please notify the registration office by phone, e-mail, or in person. If you notify the registrar at least one working day prior to the beginning of class, you may:
1. Send another student in your place.
2. Transfer your tuition to another class, provided that the second class occurs within six months of the original one.
3. Receive a tuition refund, less a $15 withdrawal fee.
No tuition refunds or transfers will be made after the class begins.

Convenient Ways to Register

1. Online (secure server) (using a Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Discover card) at the link below.
Please note: Online registration is for individual registrations only. Please have your credit card ready.

digitalRegisterRegister Online: ADVANCED CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY
Dates: Thursdays, 4/16/2015, 4/23/2015, 4/30/2015 and Saturdays 4/18/2015, 4/25/2015 (in the field)
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $125 per person
digitalRegisterRegister Online: PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY
Dates: Wednesdays, 5/13/2015, 5/20/2015, and 5/27/2015. Saturday, 5/23/2015 (in the field)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $100 per person
digitalRegisterRegister Online: GETTING THE MOST FROM ADOBE LIGHTROOM
Dates: Tuesdays, 6/9/2015, 6/16/2015, 6/23/2015, 6/30/2015
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $100 per person
digitalRegisterRegister Online: BLACK AND WHITE FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY
Dates: Mondays, 8/10/2015, 8/17/2015, 8/24/2015, and Saturdays 8/15/2015, 8/22/2015 (in the field)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Mondays and 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturdays
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $125
digitalRegisterRegister Online: CREATIVE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
Dates: 9/9/2015, 9/12/2015, 9/16/2015, 919,2015, 9/23/2015
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturdays
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $125
digitalRegisterRegister Online: PHOTOSHOP BASICS
Dates: Mondays, 10/26/2015, 11/2/2015, 11/9/2015, 11/16/2015
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursdays and 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturdays
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $100

2. By Telephone
Call 912.478.5551 (have your Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Discover card ready).
Speed up this process by faxing your registration form in advance to: 912-478-0847.

3. By Mail
Checks should be made payable to Georgia Southern University and mailed to:
Continuing Education Registration
Georgia Southern University
PO Box 8124
Statesboro, GA 30460-8124

4. In Person: Come to the registration area in the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center on campus in Statesboro.

PaulaWilliamson
Instructor

Paula Williamson holds an MFA from SCAD and has worked as a commercial photographer since 1982. Her knowledge of photography runs the gamut from historical processes to digital media.

For Digital Photography Classes in Savannah Program Information Contact

Anna “Kye” Daniels
Staff Assistant
Office: Coastal Georgia Center
Phone: (912) 651-2005
Email: personaldevelopment@georgiasouthern.edu

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