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Photography Classes

Join us and learn how to use your own digital camera, as well as learn the basics of photography composition, camera settings, lighting and more. Learn to use your camera effectively and correctly in our Photography classes so you capture the moments you want to keep forever!

Photography - Upcoming Classes

Class Name

Embark on a photography adventure that will allow you to make the best use of the basic capabilities of your digital camera for professional or personal use. Learn the intricacies behind aperture, shutter speed and ISO and how they can change the outcome of your photographs. Discover how great pictures result from careful attention to basic elements of photographic composition along with the best use of lighting and an intriguing subject. Note: Bring your camera, manual and extra batteries to class. Prerequisite: None. Required Equipment: Digital camera (any type).

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SPB‐PD

55801
$249
05/15/2018 - 05/22/2018
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Reinhard Lorenz
CE South Building

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You have your phone with you almost every waking moment. Learn to use all of the features in the camera, whether it is an iPhone or and Android phone. Get a camera primer on focus, exposure and white balance, a photography primer on the importance of light and composition, and an introduction to key tools and apps. In addition, we'll cover tips for sharing images. Note: Bring your iPhone or Android phone and charger to class. Prerequisite: None. Required Equipment: Cell phone with photo capabilities.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SPA‐PD

55809
$125
05/15/2018 - 05/22/2018
Tue 6:00 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Pat Berrett
CE South Building

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What is an F‐stop? Should I shoot in JPEG or RAW? If you have a digital camera and have questions about how to use it, this class is for you. You'll become more familiar with your camera and learn how to take better quality images. Note: Please bring your camera and the instruction manual to class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment. Bring your camera to the first class.

Section SPB‐PE

13800
$65
05/15/2018 - 05/22/2018
Tue 6:00 PM ‐ 8:00 PM
Lance Ozier
CE South Building

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Join us and learn what makes a great photograph! Through lecture and examples you will begin to understand how to improve your photographic eye. Discover why the camera can be the least important part of photography, and how composition and light are the keys to good photography.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPB‐PE

13802
$45
05/17/2018
Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Elliot Madriss
CE South Building

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You have your phone with you almost every waking moment. Learn to use all of the features in the camera, whether it is an iPhone or and Android phone. Get a camera primer on focus, exposure and white balance, a photography primer on the importance of light and composition, and an introduction to key tools and apps. In addition, we'll cover tips for sharing images. Note: Bring your iPhone or Android phone and charger to class. Prerequisite: None. Required Equipment: Cell phone with photo capabilities.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SUA‐PD

55809
$125
06/19/2018 - 06/26/2018
Tue 6:00 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Pat Berrett
CE South Building

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Learn the basics of photography as you explore the capabilities of your digital camera. Discover what aperture, shutter speed and ISO are and how they affect your photographs. Find out how and when to use flash, and experiment with photographic composition to get the most out of your camera–and yourself! Recommended for those new to photography as well as film photographers who want to make the switch to digital. Note: Bring your camera, manual and extra batteries to class. Prerequisite: None. Required Equipment: Digital camera (any type).

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SUA‐PD

55781
$125
06/25/2018 - 07/02/2018
Mon 6:00 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Pat Berrett
CE South Building

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Embark on a photography adventure that will allow you to make the best use of the basic capabilities of your digital camera for professional or personal use. Learn the intricacies behind aperture, shutter speed and ISO and how they can change the outcome of your photographs. Discover how great pictures result from careful attention to basic elements of photographic composition along with the best use of lighting and an intriguing subject. Note: Bring your camera, manual and extra batteries to class. Prerequisite: None. Required Equipment: Digital camera (any type).

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SUA‐PD

55801
$249
07/03/2018 - 07/17/2018
Tue 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Pat Berrett
CE South Building

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One definition for photographic composition is simple: the pleasing selection and arrangement of subjects within the picture area. In general, good pictures result from careful attention to some basic elements of composition together with appropriate lighting and an interesting subject. Become familiar with the practical applications of the key elements of composition to improve your photography: point of interest, simplicity, contrast, balance, framing, viewpoint, movement, diagonals and rule of thirds. Prerequisite: None.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SUA‐PD

55782
$125
07/09/2018 - 07/16/2018
Mon 6:00 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Pat Berrett
CE South Building

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You have your phone with you almost every waking moment. Learn to use all of the features in the camera, whether it is an iPhone or and Android phone. Get a camera primer on focus, exposure and white balance, a photography primer on the importance of light and composition, and an introduction to key tools and apps. In addition, we'll cover tips for sharing images. Note: Bring your iPhone or Android phone and charger to class. Prerequisite: None. Required Equipment: Cell phone with photo capabilities.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SUB‐PD

55809
$125
07/23/2018 - 07/30/2018
Mon 6:00 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Pat Berrett
CE South Building

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Continue to unfold the beauty and joy of digital photography. Fine‐tune your photographic skills by understanding how you can set up your shots to get consistently good results and by practicing new composition techniques. Learn the basics of product photography, including how to set up shots for the Web, eBay and/or arts and crafts shows. Make the most of your camera through a deeper understanding of how the digital imaging system works and enhance your creative control over the image in printing and electronic display. Note: Bring your camera, manual, and extra batteries to class. Prerequisite: 55801 or equivalent experience. Required Equipment: Digital camera (any type).

Note: The field trip is required. UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SUA‐PD

55802
$249
07/24/2018 - 07/31/2018
Tue 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM and Sat 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM
Pat Berrett
CE South Building

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You can find more Photography classes in the Digital Arts Digital Photography Program.


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UNM Staff, Faculty & Retirees: You may use your Personal Enrichment Tuition Remission for Photography Classes.

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