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Photography

Classes

Building Blocks of Basic Photography

Do you want to understand the basics of 35 mm and digital cameras? Are you looking to learn more about shutter speeds and f-stops? This course covers the basic fundamental principles of photography. Starting with the basic exposure controls, we move on to many other topics including camera functions and modes, different lenses and what they do and we finish with exploring basic composition for taking better photographs. We will even take a look at the operation of your camera, so bring it along! This workshop is designed for adjustable cameras. The simplest pocket point and shoot cameras will not be discussed, although photographers with those cameras are welcomed. Lunch break from 12:30-1:30 pm. Fee $69

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
PHOTO 1*51 - CF17 Harlan S 07/08/2017 9:00AM-5:00PM Center
1 session Call 712-755-3568

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Understanding Basic Photography

Do you have a new digital camera and you're not quite sure how to operate it? Or perhaps you had a digital camera for sometime and you feel stuck on automatic. Well, then this seminar is for you and for all those who want to grow in their understanding of basic photography skills. In this seminar designed for adjustable cameras, we start with concepts like shutter speed and f-stops and moved into discussing lenses, composition and such topics on how to better photograhic kids, landscapes and more. The simplest pocket point and shoot cameras will not be discussed, although photographers with those cameras are welcomed. Lunch break from 12:30pm - 1:30pm. Fee $69

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
PHOTO 1*01 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus S 09/23/2017 8:30AM-4:30PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3361

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Getting Better Nature Photos Here and Elsewhere

Do you like nature photography and want to learn more about it? Join us for this fun and unique class in learning from the experiences of nature photographer, Pasquale Mingarelli. In this seminar you'll discover how to capture images of birds and wildlife in your own backyard, local nature areas and in more distant locations. We will also learn how to better capture our beautiful Midwest landscapes and majestic landscapres elsewhere. Fee $39

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
PHOTO 4*01 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus S 10/14/2017 9:00AM-1:30PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3361

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Photography: Photoshop

Learn how to alter, crop, fix colors, and add effects to your images! This course teaches the correct way to use Photoshop so that you can capture the very best moments you wish to keep! Instruction led by Meagan Mattson of Shenandoah. Fee $20

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
PHOTO 99*60 - CF17 Shenandoah Th 09/21/2017 6:00-7:30PM Shenandoah
1 session Call 712-246-1499

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Online Learning

Whether you're looking for professional development or personal enrichment, these six-week online courses are the perfect way to learn a new skill or enhance your existing ones. You'll spend roughly two to four hours each week completing two engaging lessons in an enjoyable, interactive learning environment. Expert instructors develop and lead every course, and you'll be able to interact with them and with fellow students in lively online discussion areas. New sessions start every month, so you can sign up anytime. Upon completing a course with a passing score, you'll get an award of completion from your learning institution. Most courses start at $100! 

Visit us at www.ed2go.com/iwcc for a complete list of classes!

Photography Suite

Learn everything from photography fundamentals to advanced portrait techniques to advance your photography hobby or turn it into a business. Cost $261 SAVE $39

Discover Digital Photography

You'll explore a broad overview of the basics of digital photography, including equipment, software, and practical uses. 

Mastering Your Digital SLR Camera

Get control of your digital SLR camera!  In this course, you'll break through the technology barrier and learn how to use your DSLR to take beautiful photos.

Photographing People with Your Digital Camera

Photographing people can be fun, exciting – and complicated! This course will make taking beautiful pictures of adults, children, and babies simple. Don't be nervous if you're new to digital photography, because we'll start with the basic principles you need to know in order to become a people photographer. 

Register online at www.ed2go.com/iwcc