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Tuesday, Sep 16 - 30

Tuesday, September 16

  • 11:00AM
    Our Price: $49.00
    When:
    Tue, Sep 16, 11:00AM - 01:00PM
    Understanding Your Camera II: Exposure and Metering
    Instructor:
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level:
    Beginner

    Understanding the basics of exposure and metering are the building blocks to becoming a good photographer. This course will teach you these fundamental basics of photography such as the relationship between f-stops and shutter speeds, as well as understanding the positives and negatives of ISO/ASA sensitivity with your image sensor.

    How your camera's metering system works, metering modes, scene modes, advantages of RAW versus JPEG image files, interpreting the histogram, exposure compensation, manual controls and much more will all be discussed!

    Please note that this class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.

Tuesday, September 16

  • 06:30PM
    Our Price: $49.00
    Understanding Your Camera II: Exposure and Metering
    Instructor:
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level:
    Beginner

    Understanding the basics of exposure and metering are the building blocks to becoming a good photographer. This course will teach you these fundamental basics of photography such as the relationship between f-stops and shutter speeds, as well as understanding the positives and negatives of ISO/ASA sensitivity with your image sensor.

    How your camera's metering system works, metering modes, scene modes, advantages of RAW versus JPEG image files, interpreting the histogram, exposure compensation, manual controls and much more will all be discussed!

    Please note that this class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.

Wednesday, September 17

  • 11:00AM
    Our Price: $49.00
    When:
    Wed, Sep 17, 11:00AM - 01:00PM
    Understanding Your Camera II: Exposure and Metering
    Instructor:
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level:
    Beginner

    Understanding the basics of exposure and metering are the building blocks to becoming a good photographer. This course will teach you these fundamental basics of photography such as the relationship between f-stops and shutter speeds, as well as understanding the positives and negatives of ISO/ASA sensitivity with your image sensor.

    How your camera's metering system works, metering modes, scene modes, advantages of RAW versus JPEG image files, interpreting the histogram, exposure compensation, manual controls and much more will all be discussed!

    Please note that this class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.

Wednesday, September 17

  • 06:30PM
    Our Price: $49.00
    Understanding Your Camera II: Exposure and Metering
    Instructor:
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level:
    Beginner

    Understanding the basics of exposure and metering are the building blocks to becoming a good photographer. This course will teach you these fundamental basics of photography such as the relationship between f-stops and shutter speeds, as well as understanding the positives and negatives of ISO/ASA sensitivity with your image sensor.

    How your camera's metering system works, metering modes, scene modes, advantages of RAW versus JPEG image files, interpreting the histogram, exposure compensation, manual controls and much more will all be discussed!

    Please note that this class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.

Thursday, September 18

  • 11:00AM
    Intro to Macro Photography

    Class Code: UUU208

    Our Price: $75.00
    When:
    Thu, Sep 18, 11:00AM - 01:00PM
    Intro to Macro Photography
    Instructor:
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level:
    Intermediate

    Join Michael Downey as he discusses the distinction for close-up, macro, and micro photography.

    First, the necessary tools and accessories will be reviewed.  Next, camera settings and lens settings will be covered in great detail.  The proper technique for macro photography will be demonstrated and finally, potential subject matter is discussed.

Thursday, September 18

  • 06:30PM
    Our Price: $400.00
    When:
    Thu, Sep 18, 06:30PM - 08:30PM
    Thu, Sep 25 6:30PM - 8:30PM
    Understanding Lightroom with Don Polzo (8 Sessions)

    Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars.

    Instructor:
    Don Polzo
    Skill Level:
    Beginner

    Through 8 sessions of hands-on computer use, demonstration, and practice, students will get a hands-on review of Adobe Lightroom while following a typical photographic workflow from Don Polzo, an Adobe Certified instructor.

Thursday, September 18

  • 06:30PM
    Intro to Macro Photography

    Class Code: UUU208

    Our Price: $75.00
    Intro to Macro Photography
    Instructor:
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level:
    Intermediate

    Join Michael Downey as he discusses the distinction for close-up, macro, and micro photography.

    First, the necessary tools and accessories will be reviewed.  Next, camera settings and lens settings will be covered in great detail.  The proper technique for macro photography will be demonstrated and finally, potential subject matter is discussed.

Saturday, September 20

  • 11:00AM
    Our Price: $49.00
    When:
    Sat, Sep 20, 11:00AM - 01:00PM
    Understanding Your Camera I: The Basics

    Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars.

    Instructor:
    Rick Gerrity
    Skill Level:
    Beginner

    You have a digital camera and you know that the images are going to be far superior to the ones captured by your point-and-shoot camera, but maybe you're not sure how that happens.  This class is for beginners to amateur photographers looking to gain a better understanding of the automated modes and features, as well as the manual control and capabilities, of your digital SLR or mirrorless camera.

    Get instruction on the importance of understanding the fundamentals (such as depth of field, ISO, aperture, shutter speed, exposure compensation, metering, white balance, reading histograms, on camera flashes, lenses) and how they will affect your photos!

    In the second half of the class, the students will work with their cameras and apply what they have learned.  The buttons and settings will be much easier to manipulate and each student will have develop the ability to capture the images closer to their vision.

    Please note that this class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.

Saturday, September 20

  • 02:00PM
    Our Price: $49.00
    When:
    Sat, Sep 20, 02:00PM - 04:00PM
    Understanding Your Camera II: Exposure and Metering
    Instructor:
    Rick Gerrity
    Skill Level:
    Beginner

    Understanding the basics of exposure and metering are the building blocks to becoming a good photographer. This course will teach you these fundamental basics of photography such as the relationship between f-stops and shutter speeds, as well as understanding the positives and negatives of ISO/ASA sensitivity with your image sensor.

    How your camera's metering system works, metering modes, scene modes, advantages of RAW versus JPEG image files, interpreting the histogram, exposure compensation, manual controls and much more will all be discussed!

    Please note that this class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.

Monday, September 22

  • 11:00AM
    Our Price: $49.00
    When:
    Mon, Sep 22, 11:00AM - 01:00PM
    Understanding Your Camera III: White Balance and Composition
    Instructor:
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level:
    Beginner

    Knowing all the science and mathematics behind photography can only take you so far. The art of photography is 90 percent seeing and 10 percent photographing. Students will learn the vital aspects and rules of image composition and graphic design as they apply to taking photographs.

    This class will go over the essentials of white-balance and composition. Learn how to analyze the color temperature of light and how it affects your photographs. Your DSLR camera won't always be able to accurately reproduce colors which is where proper white-balancing comes into play. While there might be preset white-balance options in your camera, you will learn how to set up a custom white-balance enabling you to get the proper color in any lighting situation.

     

    Please note that this class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.

Monday, September 22

  • 06:30PM
    Our Price: $49.00
    Understanding Your Camera III: White Balance and Composition
    Instructor:
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level:
    Beginner

    Knowing all the science and mathematics behind photography can only take you so far. The art of photography is 90 percent seeing and 10 percent photographing. Students will learn the vital aspects and rules of image composition and graphic design as they apply to taking photographs.

    This class will go over the essentials of white-balance and composition. Learn how to analyze the color temperature of light and how it affects your photographs. Your DSLR camera won't always be able to accurately reproduce colors which is where proper white-balancing comes into play. While there might be preset white-balance options in your camera, you will learn how to set up a custom white-balance enabling you to get the proper color in any lighting situation.

     

    Please note that this class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.

Tuesday, September 23

  • 11:00AM
    Our Price: $49.00
    When:
    Tue, Sep 23, 11:00AM - 01:00PM
    Understanding Your Camera III: White Balance and Composition
    Instructor:
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level:
    Beginner

    Knowing all the science and mathematics behind photography can only take you so far. The art of photography is 90 percent seeing and 10 percent photographing. Students will learn the vital aspects and rules of image composition and graphic design as they apply to taking photographs.

    This class will go over the essentials of white-balance and composition. Learn how to analyze the color temperature of light and how it affects your photographs. Your DSLR camera won't always be able to accurately reproduce colors which is where proper white-balancing comes into play. While there might be preset white-balance options in your camera, you will learn how to set up a custom white-balance enabling you to get the proper color in any lighting situation.

     

    Please note that this class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.

Tuesday, September 23

  • 06:30PM
    Our Price: $49.00
    Understanding Your Camera III: White Balance and Composition
    Instructor:
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level:
    Beginner

    Knowing all the science and mathematics behind photography can only take you so far. The art of photography is 90 percent seeing and 10 percent photographing. Students will learn the vital aspects and rules of image composition and graphic design as they apply to taking photographs.

    This class will go over the essentials of white-balance and composition. Learn how to analyze the color temperature of light and how it affects your photographs. Your DSLR camera won't always be able to accurately reproduce colors which is where proper white-balancing comes into play. While there might be preset white-balance options in your camera, you will learn how to set up a custom white-balance enabling you to get the proper color in any lighting situation.

     

    Please note that this class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.

Wednesday, September 24

  • 11:00AM
    Our Price: $49.00
    When:
    Wed, Sep 24, 11:00AM - 01:00PM
    Understanding Your Camera III: White Balance and Composition
    Instructor:
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level:
    Beginner

    Knowing all the science and mathematics behind photography can only take you so far. The art of photography is 90 percent seeing and 10 percent photographing. Students will learn the vital aspects and rules of image composition and graphic design as they apply to taking photographs.

    This class will go over the essentials of white-balance and composition. Learn how to analyze the color temperature of light and how it affects your photographs. Your DSLR camera won't always be able to accurately reproduce colors which is where proper white-balancing comes into play. While there might be preset white-balance options in your camera, you will learn how to set up a custom white-balance enabling you to get the proper color in any lighting situation.

     

    Please note that this class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.

Wednesday, September 24

  • 06:30PM
    Our Price: $49.00
    Understanding Your Camera III: White Balance and Composition
    Instructor:
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level:
    Beginner

    Knowing all the science and mathematics behind photography can only take you so far. The art of photography is 90 percent seeing and 10 percent photographing. Students will learn the vital aspects and rules of image composition and graphic design as they apply to taking photographs.

    This class will go over the essentials of white-balance and composition. Learn how to analyze the color temperature of light and how it affects your photographs. Your DSLR camera won't always be able to accurately reproduce colors which is where proper white-balancing comes into play. While there might be preset white-balance options in your camera, you will learn how to set up a custom white-balance enabling you to get the proper color in any lighting situation.

     

    Please note that this class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.

Thursday, September 25

  • 11:00AM
    Intro to Flash Photography

    Class Code: UUU207

    Our Price: $75.00
    When:
    Thu, Sep 25, 11:00AM - 01:00PM
    Intro to Flash Photography
    Instructor:
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level:
    Intermediate

    In this class, Michael Downey will teach students how to manage additional lighting. The class will cover the pop-up flash built into DSLRs, as well as speedlites that go into the hot shoe.  You'll also learn how to use flash as the main, key, and fill light.  Flash compensation will also be discussed.

    Demonstrations include bouncing/reflecting flash, diffusing the light, and using flash for subject separation.

Thursday, September 25

  • 06:30PM
    Our Price: $400.00
    When:
    Thu, Sep 18, 06:30PM - 08:30PM
    Thu, Sep 25 6:30PM - 8:30PM
    Understanding Lightroom with Don Polzo (8 Sessions)

    Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars.

    Instructor:
    Don Polzo
    Skill Level:
    Beginner

    Through 8 sessions of hands-on computer use, demonstration, and practice, students will get a hands-on review of Adobe Lightroom while following a typical photographic workflow from Don Polzo, an Adobe Certified instructor.

Thursday, September 25

  • 06:30PM
    Intro to Flash Photography

    Class Code: UUU207

    Our Price: $75.00
    Intro to Flash Photography
    Instructor:
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level:
    Intermediate

    In this class, Michael Downey will teach students how to manage additional lighting. The class will cover the pop-up flash built into DSLRs, as well as speedlites that go into the hot shoe.  You'll also learn how to use flash as the main, key, and fill light.  Flash compensation will also be discussed.

    Demonstrations include bouncing/reflecting flash, diffusing the light, and using flash for subject separation.

Saturday, September 27

  • 10:00AM
    Our Price: $79.00
    When:
    Sat, Sep 27, 10:00AM - 11:00PM
    Capture the Scarlet Knights Rutgers Football

    Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars.

    Instructor:
    Skill Level:
    Everyone

    Join us at Rutgers University's High Point Solutions Stadium and shoot a Scarlet Knights football game this 2014 season!

    Only (10) spots are available per game!
    More information and details will be sent via email the week of the game.  Lunch will be provided, but attendees are welcome to bring their own lunches.  Parking is not included.

    Please register early!  Registration for each game closes on the Friday before, at noon.

Saturday, September 27

  • 10:00AM
    Our Price: $495.00
    When:
    Sat, Sep 27, 10:00AM - 11:00PM
    Rutgers Football Ultimate Experience: Be An Official Team Photographer

    Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars.

    Instructor:
    Skill Level:
    Everyone

    Become an official Rutgers Team Photographer during a Scarlet Knights football game at the High Point Solutions Stadium with your own FIELD PASS!

    Three spots are available per game!  All attendees will be on the field at the same time.
    More information and details will be sent via email the week of the game.
    Lunch will be provided, but attendees are welcome to bring their own lunches.  Parking is included.

    Please register early!  Registration for each game closes on the Friday before, at noon.

Saturday, September 27

  • 11:00AM
    Our Price: $49.00
    When:
    Sat, Sep 27, 11:00AM - 01:00PM
    Understanding Your Camera III: White Balance and Composition
    Instructor:
    Rick Gerrity
    Skill Level:
    Beginner

    Knowing all the science and mathematics behind photography can only take you so far. The art of photography is 90 percent seeing and 10 percent photographing. Students will learn the vital aspects and rules of image composition and graphic design as they apply to taking photographs.

    This class will go over the essentials of white-balance and composition. Learn how to analyze the color temperature of light and how it affects your photographs. Your DSLR camera won't always be able to accurately reproduce colors which is where proper white-balancing comes into play. While there might be preset white-balance options in your camera, you will learn how to set up a custom white-balance enabling you to get the proper color in any lighting situation.

     

    Please note that this class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.

Saturday, September 27

  • 02:00PM
    Our Price: $75.00
    When:
    Sat, Sep 27, 02:00PM - 04:00PM
    The Art of Seeing: Improving Your Artistic Eye
    Instructor:
    Rick Gerrity
    Skill Level:
    Intermediate

    When you look at an image you see the finished product, not what the photographer saw to make that image. And it's in this prior knowledge the photographer can take a snap shot and make a true photograph. Developing this type of vision takes both practice and patience.

    This latest class in the DSLR series will take you through a series of exercises which will help you maximize your natural artistic eye and increase the overall quality of your photographs. You will learn how to visually identify the balance of your photograph using traditional techniques, such as the rule of thirds.

Sunday, September 28

  • 11:30AM
    Our Price: $99.00
    When:
    Sun, Sep 28, 11:30AM - 04:30PM
    Ultimate Understanding Your Camera Full Day Workshop with Rick Gerrity

    Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars.

    Instructor:
    Rick Gerrity
    Skill Level:
    Everyone

    If you are interested in photography but don’t have a lot of time to spend in the classroom, we understand, life gets in the way of your free time! Why not learn all you need to know about your DSLR or mirrorless camera in one weekend day?

    In this intensive class, master all of the tips, tricks and techniques of our most popular trio, Understanding Your Camera.

    Lunch will be included.  Please note that this class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.

    *Due to the structure of this class, previous registrations including Bundle Purchases, Groupon, Living Social, and Amazon Local vouchers cannot be used.

Monday, September 29

  • 11:00AM
    Our Price: $75.00
    When:
    Mon, Sep 29, 11:00AM - 01:00PM
    The Art of Seeing: Improving Your Artistic Eye
    Instructor:
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level:
    Intermediate

    When you look at an image you see the finished product, not what the photographer saw to make that image. And it's in this prior knowledge the photographer can take a snap shot and make a true photograph. Developing this type of vision takes both practice and patience.

    This latest class in the DSLR series will take you through a series of exercises which will help you maximize your natural artistic eye and increase the overall quality of your photographs. You will learn how to visually identify the balance of your photograph using traditional techniques, such as the rule of thirds.

Monday, September 29

  • 06:30PM
    Our Price: $75.00
    The Art of Seeing: Improving Your Artistic Eye
    Instructor:
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level:
    Intermediate

    When you look at an image you see the finished product, not what the photographer saw to make that image. And it's in this prior knowledge the photographer can take a snap shot and make a true photograph. Developing this type of vision takes both practice and patience.

    This latest class in the DSLR series will take you through a series of exercises which will help you maximize your natural artistic eye and increase the overall quality of your photographs. You will learn how to visually identify the balance of your photograph using traditional techniques, such as the rule of thirds.

Tuesday, September 30

  • 11:00AM
    Our Price: $75.00
    When:
    Tue, Sep 30, 11:00AM - 01:00PM
    The Art of Seeing: Improving Your Artistic Eye
    Instructor:
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level:
    Intermediate

    When you look at an image you see the finished product, not what the photographer saw to make that image. And it's in this prior knowledge the photographer can take a snap shot and make a true photograph. Developing this type of vision takes both practice and patience.

    This latest class in the DSLR series will take you through a series of exercises which will help you maximize your natural artistic eye and increase the overall quality of your photographs. You will learn how to visually identify the balance of your photograph using traditional techniques, such as the rule of thirds.

Tuesday, September 30

  • 06:30PM
    Our Price: $75.00
    The Art of Seeing: Improving Your Artistic Eye
    Instructor:
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level:
    Intermediate

    When you look at an image you see the finished product, not what the photographer saw to make that image. And it's in this prior knowledge the photographer can take a snap shot and make a true photograph. Developing this type of vision takes both practice and patience.

    This latest class in the DSLR series will take you through a series of exercises which will help you maximize your natural artistic eye and increase the overall quality of your photographs. You will learn how to visually identify the balance of your photograph using traditional techniques, such as the rule of thirds.

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