Digital photography classes offered this spring

Jurgen Hess of Hood River leads two photography classes this spring. The classes cost $70 each. This is what is covered in each class:

Basic Digital Photography I

n How to use your camera — settings, exposure, shutter speed, ISO, memory cards, etc.

n Subjects — people, landscapes, action, close-ups, learning correct exposure

n Downloading and organizing images on computer, emailing images

n Photo composition

n Enhancements — cropping, contrast, etc.

The class runs 6:30-8:30 p.m. May 6, 13, 20 and June 3 and 10, with a field trip May 31. Requirements: basic computer skills, ability to read a camera manual, and a camera with adjustable controls

Digital Photography II

n Refresher — camera controls, settings, exposure, downloading, resizing, etc.

n Learn advanced techniques for shooting landscape, close-up, people, sports, panning

n Using different lens, tripod, filters, camera RAW, WB, workflow; understanding lighting

n Image composition — getting the photo you want and what your mind’s eye sees

n Group/instructor critiques

n Printing, photo enhancements: Lightroom, Adobe Elements

The class runs 6:30-8:30 p.m. May 7, 14, 21, 28 and June 4, with a field trip June 1. Participants must have computer skills, and have taken the basic class or gain instructor’s approval.

Register at Hood River Community Ed, or 541-386-2055.

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