STEVEN W. WALENTA PHOTOGRAPHY, LLC
Santa Fe Community College classes offered
by Steven - Spring 2023
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Are you ready to take the leap into the world of digital photography but confused by the various products and technologies? This class simplifies the entire process by examining all aspects of the digital camera. Discuss resolution, compression, white balance, file formats and media cards, plus all the other settings found on today's digital cameras. Learn photography basics such as shutter speed, aperture or f-stop,ISO, flash, lenses, focus, and many others.
Course #2795 $99
Wed 9am–12pm, March 1-15
Swore you'd never try a Mac? Discover how to use a Mac computer and its current operating system. Covers the standard software programs and all the basics, including using the mouse, the keyboard menus and shortcuts, the desktop and finder features. Learn file management, opening applications and documents, printing, customizing, using the internet and basic email protocol. This course is for individuals with little or no knowledge of the Mac.
Course #2797 $99
Thur 9am–12pm, March 16-April 6
(no class March 23)
This hands-on course gives you a thorough overview of the almost limitless possibilities of Adobe Photoshop, the premier image-editing program. Topics include basic commands, image adjustments and enhancements, layers, special effects, selections, cropping and saving images for the web and email. Photoshop has many uses: marketing and business materials, restoring and retouching photographs and fine art imaging are just a few. Basic Mac or PC skills are required.
Course #2798 $99
Tues 9am–12pm, February 7-21
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom software helps you bring out the best in your photographs, whether you're perfecting one image, searching for ten, processing hundreds or organizing thousands. Create incredible images that move your audience. Easily manage all your images and showcase your work in elegant print layouts, slideshows, web galleries and online photo-sharing sites. Get just the look you want from every shot with state-of-the art image processing tools that let you easily alter contrast, tune color, convert to black-and-white, add grain, reduce noise, adjust sharpness, and more.
Course #2800 $99
Thur 9am–12pm, April 27–May 11
Dive deeper into Photoshop and discover the tools and techniques to expand your vision beyond the basics. Work more efficiently and effectively by learning non-destructive and reversible editing methods such as building multi-layered composites, customizing workspace layouts and creating actions to automate repetitive tasks. Discover how to work with RAW files, smart objects, adjustment layers, layer masks and other innovative concepts to take your Photoshop skillset to the next level. A basic understanding of Photoshop is required.
Course #2799 $99
Tues 9am–12pm, Feb 28–Mar 14
Explore the entire iPhone photographic and videographic process from capture through archiving. Learn about camera settings and controls, modes like photo, video, time lapse, image editing on an iPhone and computer, and sharing content with other devices. Examine the synchronizing features of iCloud and discover long-term storage and backup options to design a practical and effective workflow. Discover the latest hardware and software offerings and non-Apple alternatives for all topics. Requires an iPhone and computer. Any iPhone will work.
Course #2796 $99
Tues 9am–12pm, April 4–18