Classes are from 6:15 to 7:15 as indicated below.

No Individual Classes in April.
April 9 – Annual Awards Banquet
April 23 – Presentation in Main Room – Larry Petterborg on “Contest Judging”


NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION

Instructor: Jerry Martin
Class Availability: This Class Is Offered on
March 12, May 14
Class Duration: Single Session
Where: Main meeting room
Description:
This class is HIGHLY recommended for new members. The DCC offers a lot of activity which can be quite confusing to new members. This class will help to navigate the events.

If you wish to attend this class, simply show up before the meeting before 6:15PM.


1-2-3 Compete

Instructor: Frank Richards
Class Availability:  8 Participants
Class Duration: Starts January 8 through June 2019
Where: Room 18
Sign-up: FULL
Description: Club members who compete are generally more engaged and remain active in the club for longer. Some members don’t compete because they don’t like the concept while others lack the confidence to compete and receive feedback or they simply don’t know how the process works. This class is aimed at preparing people to start competing in May 2019.
Details: Download the PDF file


Envisioning Your Final Photo: Principles and Decisions

Instructor: Alan Whiteside
Class Availability: Open but an on-going class
Class Duration: Start January 8,2019 and ends June 2019
Where: Room 11
Sign-up: FULL
Description: This class will be focused on a thoughtful approach to capturing an image and some workflow decisions/considerations to fulfill your initial expectations as much as possible. While not a software editing class, the results of software enhancements made to RAW photos will be used as examples of moving toward the initial vision. The class requires submitting images and discussing the thought process for creating them, as well as explaining enhancements made to achieve final images.

Two goals for participants: be able to (1) describe what’s in your mind’s eye for the final output prior to taking the photo and (2) enhance the initial capture to approximate your initial vision.
Details: Download the PDF


Black and White Photography

Instructor: Dennis Fritsche
Class Availability: Open to all

Class Duration: March 12 and 26
Where: Aaron Youth Center (AYC)
Sign-up: Just attend
Description: Producing black and white images and prints in the age of digital cameras is rewarding and can produce stunning results. This class will cover converting color images to monochrome, applying local adjustments to enhance tonality, and printing your image.


Flash Photography | Basics+

Instructor: Houston Brown
Class Availability: Open to all

Class Duration: May 14, May 28, June 11
Where: Aaron Youth Center
Sign-up: Email - houston@houstonbrown.com
Description: In this class you will learn the basics of light. Hard light vs Soft light and how to reproduce and control them. Learn single light setups to multiple light setups.  We will cover equipment and modifiers and if time permits, give you a chance to shoot a model with lights. Never before has the control of light been more controllable, portable, and most important, inexpensive.  What is sync speed anyways?? Should I shoot TTL or manual?? Get all your questions answered. When you leave this class, you will see a whole new dimension to photography.