DESERT BOTANICAL GARDEN PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSES Whether you are an aspiring photographer or an experienced professional, the Garden provides photography classes for all skill levels taught by qualified professionals.
Whether you are an aspiring photographer or an experienced professional, the Garden provides photography classes for all skill levels taught by qualified professionals. We offer introductory classes that guide beginner photographers to acquire the basic principles and techniques of photography. For the experienced professional, we provide classes that build upon their skills and how to master new techniques. Whatever level of your experience or camera you use, we have a class for you! Many of the classes are supported with hands-on sessions in the Garden's digital classroom, along the Garden's trails or to Arizona destinations.
Adobe Photoshop Elements: Finishing Touches
This program has been CANCELED. Please contact AdultEduc@dbg.org for more information.
Wednesday / April 12 / 6 - 8:30 p.m.
Continue building your editing skills using Photoshop Elements to produce attractive photos, share your stories in sophisticated creations for both print and web, and manage and safeguard your digital memories. We will focus on recognizing what your photos need and how to use the more advanced Editor workspace to fine tune your images, fix exposure problems and to add creative touches to finish your photos. Students need a basic working knowledge of computers. Windows-based, but Mac users are welcome. Click here for required equipment. Instructed by Robert McBride. Limit 12.
Session Spring 2017: Wed, Apr 12, 2017 6:00PM - 8:30PM CLOSED
iPhone and iPad Photography: Nighttime
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Wednesday / April 26 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Have you ever taken photos with your iPhone or iPad at night and felt dissatisfied with the outcome? Learn the essential techniques that will help you shoot better iPhone or iPad photos at night or in low light. Explore lighting, exposure levels and the best apps for nighttime photography. Some photography practice in the Garden is included. Instructed by Ashley Lowery. Limit 15.
Session Spring 2017: Wed, Apr 26, 2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM (8 AVAIL)
Mastering the Tools: Exposure
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Thursday / April 27 / 6 - 8 p.m.
The Mastering Series is recommended for DSLR camera owners only.
In today's digital world, many photographers assume their camera's default metering system will give them the correct exposure every time. In this class, you will examine your camera's various metering systems and learn why different systems can produce better results under different conditions. Understanding Your Camera is a prerequisite for this class. Some photography practice in the Garden is included. Click here for required equipment. Instructed by Robert McBride. Limit 12.
Session Spring 2017: Thu, Apr 27, 2017 6:00PM - 8:00PM (1 AVAIL)