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 KATHLEEN BRADY EDUCATIONAL COORDINATOR – KBRADY610@GMAIL.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. 



CLASSES AUGUST 2018


Class Title: Low Light Photography/Theatre Lighting

(Preparation for the 8/16 field trip to Old Tampa Theatre)

Date: Friday, August 10, 2018

Time: 1:30-4p.m.

Instructor: James Corwin Johnson

Cost: Members: $15; Non-Members: $25 Class


Description: This class will cover techniques used to take photographs with lighting used in a theatre setting.



Class Title: Directional Light

Date: Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Time: 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Instructor: Carmen Schenttino


Class Description: For the past 30 years Carmen has taught lighting and posing to professional photographers around the country. The key to great photography is directional light, whether ​it be natural or man-made. In this 3-hour Program Carmen will show how to use any photographic or natural light on any type of subject. ​ He will start with lighting the face, then progress to creating directional lighting for flowers birds​, sports photos​, products, scenics ​and room interiors. Carmen's goal is get YOU to find the directional light first in any photo you take.

Lecture: Yes

Hands-On: No

Minimum # Students: 8; Maximum # Students: 12

Cost: $43 Members; $50 Non-Members



Class Title: Layers Series – Part 5: Workflow (Putting It All Together)

Instructor: Gayle Fischer

­ Date: Friday, August 17

Time: 1pm ~ 3pm

Cost: $10 (members) $15 (non-members)

Lecture: Yes Hands On: No

Minimum Students: 3 Maximum Students: 12


Description: After a refresher/review of the previous 4 parts in this Layers Series, students will see all of the concepts and techniques put into action... layers, layer masks, adjustment layers, blend modes, etc... . Using a variety of images, the workflow needed to take them from “out of camera” to final, edited version will be demonstrated. Students will see the thought process that the instructor uses to evaluate the image, decide what is needed to improve the image, and the types of layers and layer techniques used to produce the final version. Since this is a “lecture” class, there is no prerequisite, however, students that have taken the previous classes in the Layers Series and/or understand layers will get the most out of attending. Others will see how important it is to learn to use Layers.

** Recording this class in any form (audio or video) is strictly prohibited **



Class Title: Basic Photo Enhancements Using Photoshop Elements (Beginner's Class)

Instructor: Robert Winch

Date: Tuesday, August 21, 2017

Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Lecture: Yes

Hands-On: Yes

Minimum # Students: 3 Maximum # Students: 8

Cost: $5 members; $10 non-members


Class Description: Learn how to improve your images, what tools are the most useful and how to use them.



CLASSES SEPTEMBER 2018


Class Title: Black & White Digital Photography/ Techniques and Output.

Instructor: James Corwin Johnson

Date: Thursday, September 6, 2018

Time: 1:30-4p.m.

Cost: Members: $15; Non-Members: $25

Class Lecture: Yes;

Hands-on: Yes

Class Description: See a demonstration of ways to create dramatic B&W images,that can emulate traditional photographic prints, including everything from India tone to Sepia tone. Warm tones & cool tones. Just like everything in photography, there is more than one way to do anything. James will demonstrate different techniques that can help you come up with your own style to express your own vision of the finished photographic image. Bring your camera to take this opportunity to develop your techniques in B&W Digital Photography.


Class Title: Introduction to Studio Part 1 (Part 2 is 9/25/18; Part 3 Practice Workshop is Thursday, 9/27/18.)

NOTE: If you want to sign up for the Series, there is a special "Series Sign-up Sheet" in the Class Binder. Cost is $35 for the series, a $10 discount for members.

Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Time: 1:30-4:00pm

Instructor: James Corwin Johnson

Lecture: Yes;

Hands-on: Yes

Cost: $15.00 member $25.00 non-member for single class

Minimum Students: 3; Maximum Students: 8

Description: This class is an overview of what studio equipment we have in the photo club studio lab and the terminology, techniques and theory to utilize them properly. Class one features how to use a constant light source like tungsten and florescent often referred to as hot and cold lights that produce a constant output of light. Topics include: Color Temperature and White Balance. How to set lights and use the object Studio for product and still life. How to determine Exposure. Equipment: Camera, Tripod, Cable Release or Remote, Polarizing Filter, recommended but not required. It is not necessary to shoot in this class; you may just observe if you wish. Sponsored Workshop Payment must be made at time of signing up. No refunds unless class is cancelled.


Class Title: Introduction to Studio, Pt. 2

Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Time: 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Instructor: James Corwin Johnson

Lecture: Yes;

Hands-on: Yes

Cost: $15 Members; $25 Non-Members for single class

Minimum Students: 3; Maximum Students: 8

*SPONSORED WORKSHOP*

Description: This class is an overview of what studio equipment we have in the photo club studio lab and the terminology, techniques and theory to utilize them properly. Part 2 features how to use an Electronic Flash with the flash units and accessories available in the club room. Topics include: Color Temperature and White Balance. How to set lights and use the backgrounds the "Object Studio" for product and still life. How to determine Exposure, use the meter and radio slave units. How to use reflectors, umbrellas and soft boxes. NOTE: Once you complete this two-part class, you can reserve the lab studio for your personal use - such as for taking family portraits, photographing objects (e.g., for online use), trying out "green screen" photos. Payment must be made at time of signing up. No refunds unless class is cancelled.


Class Title: Introduction to Studio: Practice Workshop

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018

Time: 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Instructor: James Corwin Johnson

Lecture: Yes;

Hands-on: No

Minimum Students: 3; Maximum Students: 8

Cost: $15 Members ; $25 Non-Members for single class

Description: For those who took the Studio classes recently or in the past, this is an opportunity to practice what you’ve learned and get more comfortable with the studio equipment, including setting lights and flashes, meter and radio slave units, reflectors, umbrellas and soft boxes. Review color temperature, white balance, and exposure for portrait and object photography. Payment required at time of sign-up. No refunds unless class is cancelled.

*SPONSORED WORKSHOP*


Class Title: Selection Fundamentals

Instructor: Gayle Fischer

Date: Friday, September 28th

Time: 1pm ~ 3pm

Cost: $10 (members) $15 (non-members)

Lecture: Yes

Hands On: No

Minimum Students: 3 Maximum Students: 12

Description: This class is designed to be an introduction to the selection tools available in the Tool Bar in Photoshop/Photoshop Elements (similar tools appear in other editing software as well). The location and use of, as well as the various options for, each tool will be discussed and demonstrated. Whether it be to create a mask, lighten or darken only a portion of a photo, change the color of an object in a photo, or extract an object from one photo to use in another to create a composite, practical examples will be shown to help students understand how to evaluate their image and choose the most appropriate selection tool to help them achieve their goal. Recording this class in any form (audio or video) is strictly prohibited. Payment required at time of sign-up. No refunds unless class is cancelled.

*SPONSORED WORKSHOP*




















































                                                        









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