CLASSES - SUN CITY CENTER PHOTO CLUB

SUN CITY CENTER PHOTO CLUB

CLASS SIGN-UP PROCEDURE


TO ENROLL IN A CLASS:


1. The student must be a current paid member of the SCC Photo Club, or eligible to be a member (resident of CA, Freedom Plaza, Lake Towers, Aston Gardens or Kings Point under their agreements with the CA and Photo Club). The membership list is presently in the Monitor book.


2. If there is space available (max. not obtained), a non-member of the Photo Club may sign up, at the earliest, four days before up until the date of the class. Non-members will pay an additional fee, which is listed on the sign-up sheet. Non-members must still be a resident of CA, Freedom Plaza, Lake Towers, Aston Gardens or Kings Point.


3. Sign up during Photo Lab hours (M-F, 9-12). Monitor will check the class sheet to make sure the class is not filled. (There is a minimum and maximum number of students for each class.)


4. The student will fill out the information on a class payment envelope (located in the pocket of the class binder) and include payment. Only people who pay at the time of enrollment will be allowed to register.


5. The Monitor records date and payment received on the envelope and places it in the Treasurer’s box in the Monitor cabinet.


6. ALL PAYMENT (whether member or non-member) FOR ALL CLASSES MUST BE MADE AT THE TIME OF SIGN-UP – NO EXCEPTIONS.


7. For sponsored classes (taught by paid instructors), there are no refunds, unless the class is cancelled. However, if you cannot attend, you can find someone to substitute for you and have them pay you (reimburse you) directly. You must also change the sign-up sheet to their name and delete yours, to ensure the teacher knows who to expect in attendance.


8. Classes conducted by volunteers Refund Policy: If you cancel within 72 hours of a class, you will receive a refund. Less than 72 hours = No Refund.

ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT GARY PATE  EDUCATIONAL COORDINATOR – garypate1@icloud.com.


CLASSES


One-on-One Mentoring Sessions


The first and third Wednesdays of the month Robert Winch will offer one hour mentoring sessions at 10:00 and 11:00 am at no fee. You must sign up in the white binder in the Bill Leasy Photo Lab in advance. This is a one-on-one opportunity. Can’t figure out how to make a Photoshop fix that will make your image perfect? Ever wish you knew how to apply a specific effect, or you are just struggling with the basics? Bring your problem along to the Photo Lab for a mentoring session where Robert will work with you on your specific issues, problems and questions. There are no formalities, no specific topics, just you and Robert at a computer or working with your camera to help solve your questions or problems. Additionally, for one-on-one sessions, you can contact Andy Ledoux at 813-938-5376 or via email at bledoux2@tampabay.rr.com.



Sign up enrollment sheets are now available at the photo lab. Payment is due at time of enrollment. This is a sponsored workshop, no refunds. 






NOVEMBER CLASSES


Class Title: Introduction to HDR (High Dynamic Range) Photography

Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Time: 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Instructor: James Corwin Johnson

Lecture: Yes;

Hands-on: Yes

Cost: $15 Members; $25 Non-Members

*SPONSORED WORKSHOP*

Minimum Students: 3; Maximum Students: 8


Description: This hands on class will teach you how to get started in the amazing world of HDR. What is HDR? Have you ever seen those photographs that look like paintings? Well, most likely what you where looking at was an image created using three digital images, at three different exposures stitched together to produce a photograph with a greater variety of tonal values that was impractical before the world of modern digital photography. This class will cover the hands-on fundamentals of the camera techniques necessary for creating successful HDR images. We will also demonstrate how to use software (Photoshop or Photomatix) to complete the process, and apply your artistic vision, so you can create unique, dramatic, and creative images that are only limited by your imagination. (You can sign up for a 30-day trial of Photomatix to use in class.)

Payment must be made at time of signing up. No refunds unless class is cancelled.


Class Title: Making Photobooks on the Computer Using Shutterfly Pt. 2

Date: Monday, November 12, 2018

Time: 1pm – 3pm

Instructor: Kathy Moore

Lecture: Yes;

Hands-on: Yes

Cost: $5 Members; $10 Non-Members

Minimum Students: 3; Maximum Students: 8


Description: Making Photobooks on the computer with Shutterfly. Introduction to Shutterfly program - organizing and saving photos, creating photobooks - digital or printouts. In this class, we will be adding creativity to the pages in the photo album we began in the Part 1 class. Payment must be made at time of signing up.


Class Title: How to Edit and Improve Your Portrait Photo

Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Time: 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Instructor: James Corwin Johnson

Lecture: Yes;

Hands-on: Yes

Cost: $15 Members

*SPONSORED WORKSHOP*

Minimum Students: 3; Maximum Students: 12


Description: We will assist you in learning how to improve and edit your portrait photo, and how to make holiday greeting cards. This class is available for members only! You should be able to use Photoshop Elements if you want to take this class.

Payment must be made at time of signing up. No refunds unless class is cancelled.


Class Title: INTRO TO BIRD PHOTOGRAPHY

Date: Friday, November 30, 2018

Time: 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Instructor: James Corwin Johnson

Lecture: Yes;

Hands-on: Yes

Cost: $15 Members; $20 Non-Members

*SPONSORED WORKSHOP*

Minimum Students: 3; Maximum Students: 12


Description: Living in Florida gives us the chance to photograph some unique and exotic birds. This class will discuss the basics for capturing these amazing creatures. Lens, ISO, Exposures and more. Payment must be made at time of signing up. No refunds unless the class is cancelled.



DECEMBER CLASSES


Class Title: GOLF CART BIRDING SAFARI BETTER BIRDING WORKSHOP

Instructor: James Corwin Johnson

Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018

Time:3-5  p.m.

Lecture: Yes;

Hands-On: Yes:

Photographing in the Field Cost: $10 Members; $15 Non-Members


Class Description: Join James as he takes you to some of his favorite spots as he demonstrates how he approaches each situation. How to choose your exposure settings, lighting and camera position. This hands-on safari shoot is designed to help apply techniques taught in the classroom section. Class Information: Meet in front of the photo club room in the parking to the left of the Samaritans building. Please arrive 5 minutes early, Safari will depart promptly at 6 p.m. If you don’t have a golf cart you can partner up with someone who does.


Class Title: FINISHING TOUCHES IN PHOTOSHOP OF BIRD PHOTOGRAPHY BETTER BIRDING WORKSHOP

Date: Monday, December 10, 2018

Time: 1:30-4 p.m

Instructor: James Corwin Johnson

Lecture: Yes;

Hands on: Yes

Cost: $15 Members; $20 Non-Members

*Sponsored Workshop*


Class Description: How to get the most out of your capture, editing, post processing, image enhancement and preparation for presentation. The class covers the basic tools for retouching, cropping, composition, sharpening and, selecting areas in layers. No refunds unless class is cancelled.


Class Title: Overview and Getting Started in Photoshop CC

Instructor: Robert Winch

Date: Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Time: 1:30 p.m.

Minimum Students: 3; Maximum Students: 12

Lecture: Yes;

Hands-On: No

Cost: $5 Members; $10 Non-Members


Class Description: This class is an overview of Photoshop CC: what it costs, is it worth the money, how to get it and how to navigate the program... it is for members who need help in making up their mind about the jump from Elements, or not even bothering with Elements. It is NOT an in-depth CC class.


Class Title: COMPOSITION & CRITIQUE and PRESENTATION BETTER BIRDING WORKSHOP

Date: Friday, December 21, 2018

Time: 1:30-4 p.m.

Instructor: James Corwin Johnson

Lecture: Yes

Hands on: Yes

Cost: $5 Members; $10 Non-Members

*Sponsored Workshop*


Description: James will critique your selected images and how to prepare for presentation, how to print and mount. No refunds unless class is cancelled.






















































                                                        









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