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St. Cloud Camera & Photo has put together a variety of classes to help you get more out of your picture taking!


We offer the following classes:

Camera 101 ($35)

This class covers the basics of your camera
Areas that will be covered:

  • Camera Buttons
  • Basic Shooting Modes
  • Camera Menus
  • Autofocus

Photo 101 ($35)

This class is designed to give you a fundamental understanding of photography and demystify the camera settings.
Some areas that will be covered:

  • Aperture, Shutter Speeds, ISO’s
  • Camera Functions & Menus
  • Focal Lengths
  • Metering
  • AF Modes

Intermediate ($35)

This class is aimed at broadening your understanding of the camera, and shooting in more difficult environments.
Some areas that will be covered:

  • Exposure & metering
  • Camera Functions & Menus
  • Focal Lengths
  • Effective use of flash
  • File Types (RAW vs. JPEG)

Photoshop or Photoshop Elements ($50)

We use Photoshop CS5 or Photoshop Elements 12 for this class.
Topics in this class include:

  • Introduction to Layers
  • Image Sizing
  • Cropping
  • Color Correction
  • Red Eye Removal
  • Adding Text to a Photo
  • Brightness/contrast/level adjusting
  • Turning a photo Black and White/ Sepia/Retro

Lightroom ($50)

This class covers basic workflow, Library and Develop Modules, and Exporting. We use Lightroom 4 for this class.
Topics in this class include:

  • Importing into the catalog
  • Library Module
  • Develop Module
  • Exporting
  • Adjustment brush
  • Watermarks
  • Presets

HDR Photography ($50)

Topics in this class include:

  • Bracketing
  • Post-Production programs
  • Generating HDRs
  • Best scenarios for an HDR
  • One shot HDRs

Nature Photography ($35)

Topics in this class include:

  • Panoramic/Photo Stitch
  • Long lens vs. Teleconverter
  • Spotting scopes as lenses (digi-scoping)
  • Tripods
  • Preparation
  • Panning/Tracking methods
  • Equipment care

Action Photography ($35)

This class is aimed at helping you get photos that freeze the action.
Some areas that will be covered:

  • Lenses
  • Iso’s & White balance
  • Long lens VS. Teleconverter
  • AF zones
  • Indoor sports
  • Panning/Tracking methods
  • Luck VS Skill

Specialty Classes are available upon request:

1-on-1 Specialty ($50)

 

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