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Photography & Video

Demystifying Camera Exposure & Focus

Learn what ISO 200, f5.6 and histogram mean, and why you should care. Understand what all those focus modes do. Keep detail in bright whites and saturated colors instead of blowing them out. Capture as much shadow detail as possible. Have blur only when wanted for artistic effect.

Dates & Times

Su 11/17-12/8 (skip 12/1), 1-3pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bill Ray
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Develop Your Photographer's Eye

Compose mindfully and creatively. Avoid distractions, tailor backgrounds, see opportunities, use the right lens. Become aware of what will draw the viewer into your images.

Dates & Times

Oct 6-Oct 20, Sundays 1-3 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bill Ray
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Lightroom with Photoshop Assist

This is one of three independent tips classes on Lightroom. Each class stands on its own and they can be taken in any order. Applies to Lightroom Classic Subscription directly, and except for details to LR6.

New users are recommended to start with the 3-session introduction instead which is a guided tour through the core capabilities.

Dates & Times

September 29, Sunday 1-3 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bill Ray
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Perfecting Your Photos in Lightroom

Want to bring out the best in your photos? Ready to move beyond snapshots? Learn to crop out distractions, lighten or darken to reveal detail and correct colors. Selectively blur or blacken backgrounds. Make "pop" what inspired you about the picture!

Lightroom is professional photo development software which has a friendly editing interface suited to new users with slider adjustments, instant feedback and infinite undo. 

Dates & Times

Oct 27-Nov 10, Sundays 1-3 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bill Ray
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2