Photography Classes 2018-04-26T21:05:30+00:00

Anchorage Photography Classes

Photography Intro

Gain an understanding of  the "Exposure Triangle" [shutter speed, aperture and ISO], and how they work in concert to form the foundation of photography. Learn how and when to use manual settings to make creative photographic decisions. This fun and comprehensive course is a solid introduction to photography, covering both technical and creative sides of the art. Offered in three, 1.5-hour sessions [6:00-7:30 pm] at Stewart's Photo Shop, 531 W 4th Ave. $125 per series.

All Photography Intro students are encouraged to do a Pre-Class Assignment and bring your notes to the first class.

  • Oct 16, 18, 23 [2018]
  • Jan 8, 10, 15 [2019]
  • Feb 19, 21, 26 [2019]

Recommended Gear

  • A camera with manual settings and interchangeable lens
  • At least one zoom lens [24-70mm or thereabouts]
  • 8+ GB memory card
  • Fully charged battery
  • Adobe Lightroom Creative Cloud subscription [for Lightroom Basics] with latest version installed on your laptop. Take advantage of the free trial if you haven't already done so.

Intermediate Photography

Take your photography to the next level with practical practice on a series of field trips. This course will give you a better understanding of how the aperture settings and shutter speeds impact composition, how to read quality of light, and push you to try new perspectives. Students travel together in the Alaska Photo Treks van from a central meeting point to a different location each night. Three, 2-hour sessions [6:00-8:00pm]. Meets at east side of Sears Mall Parking lot [near the front of Nordstrom Rack] $150 per series.

  • Nov 6, 8, 13 [2018]
  • Jan 22, 24, 29 [2019]
  • Mar 5, 7, 12 [2019]

Recommended Gear

  • A camera with manual settings and interchangeable lens
  • At least one zoom lens [preferably two lenses with ranges from 24mm to 100mm]
  • 8+ GB memory card
  • Fully charged battery [preferably more than one]
  • Headlamp

Lightroom Basics

Getting a great shot is the first step to creating a memorable image. Learn how to bring out the best in your raw photo files through Lightroom editing and processing software. This class will guide you through an entire workflow from importing and organizing, to editing, processing, and finally exporting. Three, 1.5-hour sessions [6:00-7:30 pm] $125 per series.

  • Mar 27, 29, Apr 3 [2018]
  • Nov 27, 29, Dec 4 [2018]
  • Feb 5, 7, 12 [2019]
  • Mar 19, 21, 26 [2019]

Recommended Gear

  • Laptop computer
  • Latest Adobe Lightroom Creative Cloud Classic subscription. Take advantage of the free trial if you haven't already done so.

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