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  Unlock your creativity with simple keys to taking better digital photographs. This class will help you master your Digital SLR camera through classroom instruction and hands-on practice. Learn to: use the automatic camera settings more effectively; choose the right ISO, shutter speed and aperture for the results you want; improve your composition; and use light effectively to enhance photos. After our classroom session, the instructor will work with you hands-on. The class will practice seeing light and composition by capturing the beauty and atmosphere of the PCC campus, then return to the classroom to review results. Note: For SLR, mirrorless, and other adjustable digital cameras capable of manual functioning. Required: Digital SLR camera, lenses, camera manual, fully-charged batteries and media cards or film (tripods are not advised).  Note: A minimum enrollment is required to run a class.  Please confirm class status before renting any photo equipment or purchasing any supplies.  

3121X

Start date: 07/08/17

Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (7/8/2017-7/8/2017)

Course: $65.00

Materials: $0.00

Instructor : Liane Enkelis 

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Location : PCC Campus Location : 
  PCC Campus.

Room :  R108



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  Join us and learn to shoot great photos using a smartphone! This two-day workshop begins with the basic features of a smartphone camera and then moves on to photo composition. Discussed will be the many photo editing apps available for download. Using the techniques learned at the first class meeting, students will be tasked with taking photos to be discussed during the second class meeting. Bring a smartphone to class; will require downloading one or two apps, app prices range from free to $5.99. $1 materials fee payable in class.  

3115X

Start date: 06/24/17

Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (6/24/2017-7/1/2017)

Course: $49.00

Materials: $1.00

Instructor : Lynne Eodice 

2 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Location : PCC Campus Location : 
  PCC Campus.

Room :  R113

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  via Metro Rail Explore nature photography in the middle of our urban environment by joining the photographers behind the Metro Duo Blog as we discover L.A.'s natural beauty and improve our photography skills. We visit the urban gardens at Exposition Park; Grand Park; and the Disney Concert Hall. The highlight of our day will be the Butterfly Pavilion at the Natural History Museum. At each location, we will discuss basic photographic topics as they apply to specific photo situations, including: camera controls; using ISO, shutter speed, and aperture to create more effective photographs. Applying the Rule of Thirds to enhance composition; and the use of light to add drama and impact will be explained. There will be ample time for photography at each site. Class will meet at 9:30 am sharp at the Sierra Madre Villa Metro Gold Line Station, 149 N. Halstead Ave., Pasadena, on the fourth level of the parking structure by the ticket machine (parking is free). Additional fees: Metro Day Pass purchased at Metro Rail Station, $7/$2.50 seniors. $12 materials fee (for advance reservation to the Butterfly Pavilion) payable in class. Lunch on your own. Equipment: Camera, lenses, camera manual, fully-charged batteries and media cards or film (tripods are not advised). Note: A minimum enrollment is required to run a class. Please confirm class status before renting any photo equipment or purchasing any supplies. Off-Campus Classes: Classes are open to both digital and film photographers with any type of hand-held camera. Ample time will be spent in each location to explore its various visual perspectives; and the instructors will give hands-on help and suggestions. Must provide own transportation to class starting location. Bring a cell phone to stay in touch. Dress weather appropriate. Moderate walking. Recommended: a backpack, bottled water, snacks. Insurance/Waivers: When attending a class or trip off-campus, PCC requires all participants carry medical/accident insurance, and does not provide this coverage. All participants are required to sign a liability waiver prior to departure.  

3124X

Start date: 07/29/17

Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM (7/29/2017-7/29/2017)

Course: $79.00

Materials: $12.00

Instructor : Liane Enkelis 

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Location : Sierra Madre Villa Metro Gold Line Station Location : 
  Sierra Madre Villa Metro Gold Line Station.

Room :  N/A



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