Georgia Southern University

Digital Photography Classes

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BETTER PHOTOS FOR MARRIEDS-WITH-CHILDREN – Starts 5/6/2014
BETTER PHOTOS FOR MARRIEDS-WITH-CHILDREN
Date: Tuesdays, 5/6/2014 to 5/20/2014 and Saturday, 5/10/2014 (in the field)
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturdays
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $95 per person
This photography class is a way to acquire a few must-know tips for using the creative controls and features of your camera to get the best personal photos in a variety of lighting situations. Experimentation is encouraged and is always fun, but by the time class is finished, you will have a few tried and true techniques to rely on. The photo field trip will be a great time to bring a child or friend along to use as a guinea pig for hands-on learning!
GETTING THE MOST FROM ADOBE LIGHTROOM – Starts 6/2/2014
GETTING THE MOST FROM ADOBE LIGHTROOM
Date: Mondays, 6/2/2014 to 6/23/2014
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $95 per person
GETTING THE MOST FROM ADOBE LIGHTROOM
Date: Mondays and Wednesdays, 11/3/2014 to 11/12/2014
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $100 per person
Lightroom is a photo editing program used by amateurs and pros alike to organize, edit and export. At first glance, the modules seem straightforward, but this class will delve deeper, showing you how the program can be used as part of an effective workflow process: importing, editing, using/creating presets, identity plates and watermarks, print set-ups using templates, and creating custom templates, as well as exporting/using plug-ins.
DIGITAL IMAGING BASICS – Starts 7/22/2014

DIGITAL IMAGING BASICS
Date: Tuesday and Thursday, 7/22/2014 to 7/24/2014
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. Learn about 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.
CREATIVE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY – Starts 8/4/2014

CREATIVE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
Date: Mondays, 8/4/2014 to 8/18/2014 and Saturdays, 8/9/2014 and 8/16/2014 (in the field)
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Mondays and 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturdays
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $120 per person
Go in-depth into photography principles, aperture and shutter combinations, bracketing and composition. Spend time in the field and in the classroom. You’ll need a DSLR camera, changeable lenses and a tripod, and must be able to write files to a USB drive for critiques.
ADVANCED CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY – Starts 9/8/2014

ADVANCED CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY
Date: Mondays, 9/8/2014 to 9/22/2014 and Saturdays, 9/13/2014 and 9/20/2014 (in the field)
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Mondays and 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturdays
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $120 per person
Hone exposures using the Zone System and continue to work with Gestalt Principles and basic composition rules to develop personal vision. You’ll spend time in the classroom and in the field. You’ll need a DSLR camera (full manual mode), changeable lenses, a tripod and a USB drive.
PHOTOSHOP BASICS – Starts 10/1/2014

PHOTOSHOP BASICS
Date: Wednesdays, 10/1/2014 to 10/22/2014
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $100 per person
This class will show you how to use the different tools, layers and filters of your photo editing software to improve your images. You’ll need a basic understanding of computers, digital imaging and photo editing. For homework assignments, you’ll need to be able to write files to a USB drive.
PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY – Starts 10/6/2014

PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY
Date: Mondays, 10/6/2014 to 10/20/2014 and Saturday, 10/11/2014 (in the field)
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Mondays and 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $100 per person
This creative class will teach you how to use off-camera flash, studio lighting, available light and photo editing to create flattering portraits of your subjects—people, pets, faces and more. Any camera and prints or digital files will be accepted.
Suggested prerequisite: Creative Photography.
POINT AND SHOOT – New dates coming soon!

POINT AND SHOOT
Date: DAY, X/X/2014 to X/X/2014
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday 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. Class critiques and homework assignments help you learn about your camera, how to improve your shooting style and produce good quality images. Digital Imaging Basics is recommended as a prerequisite. You need to be somewhat familiar with your camera’s functions, so read your camera manual prior to coming to class!
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. 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.

DOWNLOADregisterform2. 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

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

4. 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: BETTER PHOTOS FOR MARRIEDS-WITH-CHILDREN
Date: Tuesdays, 5/6/2014 to 5/20/2014 and Saturday, 5/10/2014 (in the field)
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturdays
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $95 per person
digitalRegisterRegister Online: GETTING THE MOST FROM ADOBE LIGHTROOM
Date: Mondays, 6/2/2014 to 6/23/2014
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $95 per person
digitalRegisterRegister Online: DIGITAL IMAGING BASICS
Date: Tuesday and Thursday, 7/22/2014 to 7/24/2014
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $75 per person
digitalRegisterRegister Online: CREATIVE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
Date: Mondays, 8/4/2014 to 8/18/2014 and Saturdays, 8/9/2014 and 8/16/2014 (in the field)
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturdays
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $120 per person
digitalRegisterRegister Online: ADVANCED CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY
Date: Mondays, 9/8/2014 to 9/22/2014 and Saturdays, 9/13/2014 and 9/20/2014 (in the field)
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Mondays and 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $120 per person
digitalRegisterRegister Online: PHOTOSHOP BASICS
Date: Wednesdays, 10/1/2014 to 10/22/2014
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $100 per person
digitalRegisterRegister Online: PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY
Date: Mondays, 10/6/2014 to 10/20/2014 and Saturday, 10/11/2014 (in the field)
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Mondays 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
Date: Mondays and Wednesdays, 11/3/2014 to 11/12/2014
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Cost: $100 per person
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

Name Title Phone Email
Judy Fogarty CE Program Specialist – Coastal Georgia Center
Personal Development and Savannah Area Professional Development and Contract Programs
912.644.5967 Savannah
912.478.2561 Statesboro
Division of Continuing Education • PO Box 8124 Statesboro, GA 30458-8124 • 912.478.5555 • conted@georgiasouthern.edu