Photography Club of Sun City – Studio Classes for Winter-Spring 2016

January 26 - May 6, 2016

Online registration for these classes is required - click the Eventbrite logo below and follow directions.  Registration begins Wed, Jan. 20th @ 1:00pm.

 Eventbrite - Photography Club 2016 Winter & Spring Class Registration

009      Mat Cutting - Part 1 (Needed for certification)
Gracene Peluso
009 – 4  Monday, April 11, 10:00 – noon.  5 seats.

This class is a hands-on instruction of the basic single-mat cutting only. Learn to dry mount your photo, measure correctly, do proper cutting for a single mat and do finish trimming of mat. You must bring an 8 x 10 photo.

 

031      Epson 7900 Cut Sheet Printing --
Rich de Asla
031 – 4  Wednesday, April 13, 1:00 – 3:30 pm, 5 seats.
031 – 5  Monday, May 2, 1:00 – 3:30 pm, 5 seats.

Cut-sheet printing training sessions with the Epson 7900 printer are limited to five (5) participants so that each person can have a hands-on experience.  These sessions will be for members who have some knowledge of Photoshop or Lightroom and who have printing experience with the Epson 3880 or equivalent.  Each participant should bring two (2) edited (ready to print) image files on a thumb drive or a CD.

 

204      Introduction to Wildlife Photography
Robert Kampwirth
204 – 1  Tuesday, April 19, 10:00 – noon, 12 seats.
This course will be oriented towards wildlife photography in Sun City. It will include basic principles and techniques, equipment needed and the importance of being opportunistic when taking photos. Examples using digital cameras mounted on small scopes and compact super zoom cameras will be presented. Bringing your camera to this session is optional.

 

220      Macro Images with Removable-Lens Cameras
John Burrack
220 – 1  Tuesday, April 12, 1:00 – 3:00 pm, 8 seats.
Removable lens cameras (DSLRs, ILCs, Micro 4/3, etc.) offer many and diverse opportunities to capture high magnification or "Macro" images.  In this class we will define "Macro" and what to look for in the lenses already in your bag as well as techniques, other lenses and add-on equipment available to increase magnification.  Bring your camera and at least one lens and we will set up to capture some close-ups. 

 

315      The Lightroom Develop Module
Rich de Asla
315 – 2  Monday, April 18, 1:00 – 3:30 pm, 10 seats.
This class will explore in depth the Develop Module in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.

 

316      Seminar for Lightroom Users
Rich de Asla
316 – 2  Monday, April 25, 1:00 – 3:30 pm, 10 seats.
Class discussion for experienced Lightroom users who will share their favorite processing techniques using Adobe Lightroom.  Additional minor features of Lightroom will be covered.

         

Photography Help Sessions
Rich de Asla
Thursdays        9:30 – noon
Every Thursday morning from 9:30 until noon, Rich de Asla or one of the other expert photographers from the club will be available in the Studio to help answer your photography questions.  No registration is needed; just bring your questions related to photography – your camera, your photographs, or storing and editing your photographs and computer issues related to photography.

 

            Black and White Users’ Group
Tom Mills
Fourth Thursday      2:00 – 4:00 pm
No sign-up needed; just come into the studio on the scheduled dates.  Group will focus on digital black and white photography.

 

            Lightroom Users’ Group
Rich de Asla and Jim Wilson
Second Monday       2:00 – 4:00 pm
No sign-up needed; just come into the studio on the scheduled dates (2nd Monday). Group will focus on processing digital photographs using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.

 

            Creativity Workshop
Group coordinators
Alternate Wednesdays       7:00 – 9:00 pm
No sign-up needed; just come into the studio on the scheduled dates.  Group will focus on creativity in photography; what is a good photograph, what we look for when we take a photograph, what attracts us to a scene, how to make our photographs better, and taking it to the next step. Each session will consist of critiques (of our photographs and of famous photographs), reading assignments and photo assignments.

 

            Canon DSLR Users’ Group
Corky Burt
Third Thursday        7:00 – 9:00 pm
No sign-up needed; just come into the studio on the scheduled dates.  This is a forum for Canon DSLR Camera users to learn and share their knowledge about the capabilities of Canon DSLR Cameras, Lenses, Speedlite Flash Units and other Accessories. The Group meets monthly (3rd Thurs.) in the Studio to discuss predetermined Topics of Interest and other Q&As.

 

            Nikon DSLR Users’ Group
Jim Wilson
First Thursday          7:00 – 9:00 pm
No sign-up needed; just come into the studio on the scheduled dates.  This is a Forum for Nikon DSLR Camera users to learn and share their knowledge about the capabilities of Nikon DSLR Cameras, Lenses, Flash Units and other Accessories. The Group meets monthly (1st Thurs.) in the Studio to discuss predetermined Topics of Interest and other Q&As.

 

            Panasonic Users’ Group
Bob Kampwirth
Third Wednesday    3:30 - 5:00 pm
No sign-up needed; just come to the studio on the scheduled dates.  This is a forum for Panasonic Lumix Camera users to learn and share their knowledge about the capabilities of Panasonic Lumix Cameras. The Group meets monthly (3rd Wed.) to discuss pre-determined Topics of Interest and other Q&As.