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Bird Photography: Lessons and Field Trips

Bird Photography: Lessons and Field Trips

  • Mondays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 24, 2022
  • Instructor: Milton Heiberg

** This class will be presented as a hybrid learning opportunity, with classroom instruction via Zoom and on-location field trips**

Catch the shot and the passion for bird photography! Explore techniques on how to get as close as possible to the bird’s environment while capturing that prize photograph. Practice these techniques during instructor-led field trips with lifelong birder and bird photographer, Milton Heiberg. Prerequisite: Introduction to Digital Photography PH147 or similar experience and a 300mm lens (if you are planning to purchase please wait until after the first class). Skill level: Intermediate

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Black-and-White Film I: Introduction to the Darkroom

Black-and-White Film I: Introduction to the Darkroom

  • Mondays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 24, 2022
  • Instructor: John Baker
  • Location: Main Campus

Explore the timeless beauty of traditional, film-based black-and-white photography, including image selection, exposure and processing your own film and prints in Crealdé’s wet darkroom. This introductory course will cover basic camera controls and formats, film types, hands-on field trips, weekly assignments, print reviews and lots of fun time in the darkroom. Designed for students new to film photography and photographers who want to reconnect with this creative art form. Tuition includes lab fee, chemistry, and free loaner cameras. Prerequisites: Understanding of basic camera controls and functions. Skill Level: Beginner

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Introduction to Portrait Photography

Introduction to Portrait Photography

  • Mondays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 24, 2022
  • Instructor: Chris Casler
  • Location: Main Campus

Students learn basic lighting techniques using flash and natural light to reveal a subject’s unique personality. Focus is given to the ways in which posing techniques can define the photographic portrait. Students may work in black and white or color. Prerequisite: Black-and-White Film Photo I PH168, Intro to Digital PH147, or similar experience. Skill level: Intermediate

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Night Photography

Night Photography

  • Tuesdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Instructor: Jon P. Manchester
  • Location: Main Campus

Students will travel to various locations around Central Florida. The trips will have a theme that will exercise the student’s picture taking abilities in low light situations. There will be instructor-led feedback in class on photographs taken during night time field trips. Prerequisite: Intro to Digital Photo PH147, Black-and-White Photo Film II PH239 or similar experience. Skill level: Intermediate

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From Street to Studio

From Street to Studio

  • Saturdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Instructor: Chris Casler
  • Location: Main Campus

Meets on Tuesday evenings for reviews. Four extended field and studio sessions from 8 am to 12 noon on Saturdays**

This new intermediate level, 24-contact-hour course class will introduce students to some of the classic themes in photography with technical instruction for film and digital, photographic history, and a series of extended field and studio sessions on Saturdays. Topics covered will include street photography, architecture, portrait, and studio. Through presentations on the history of photography, participants will be introduced to the masters in each specific genre. After each work session the instructor will hold a formal review and discussion of the student’s work. Prerequisite: Photoshop & Lightroom PH258, Black-and-White Film Photo II PH239 or similar experience. Skill level: Intermediate

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iPhone Photography

iPhone Photography

  • Wednesdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 4 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 26, 2022
  • Instructor: Jon P. Manchester
  • Location: Heritage Center

In this 4 week course learn to use the iPhone camera to achieve amazing results. Explore various iPhone camera photography modes and useful camera and image processing apps. There will be interactive demonstrations and image reviews.

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Digital Street Photography (Ages 10-14)

Digital Street Photography (Ages 10-14)

  • Wednesdays | 04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 26, 2022
  • Instructor TBD.

  • Location: Heritage Center

Learn the rich history of street photography, one of the most famous photographic genres. Through instructor-lead photo walks, students will learn how to capture a fleeting moment in time and create candid images that last forever. Digital SLR cameras are provided.

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Black and White Film Photography III: The Exhibition Print

Black and White Film Photography III: The Exhibition Print

  • Thursdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 27, 2022
  • Instructor: Peter Schreyer
  • Location: Main Campus

Produce exhibition quality enlargements of your photographs by switching to fine art fiber based paper. Learn about paper selection, special chemistry and toners, archival processing and retouching final prints. The class includes regular darkroom demonstrations, supervised printing sessions, weekly assignments with follow-up print reviews and a field trip to a local photographic archive. A special session on presenting work for exhibition, including matting and framing, will culminate the class. Prerequisite: Black-and-White Film Photography II Skill level: Advanced

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Introduction to Digital Photography (Thur)

Introduction to Digital Photography (Thur)

  • Thursdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 27, 2022
  • Instructor: Jon P. Manchester
  • Location: Main Campus

Build a strong foundation for your photography and make better images by understanding exposure, metering, focus, file formats, depth of field and basic composition. Hands-on demonstrations and assignments with personalized image reviews reinforce camera systems such as shutter speed, aperture, ISO, and their artistic impact on the final photograph. Single lens reflects or mirrorless cameras are recommended. The instructor is available for camera recommendations; no need for a camera until the third class meeting.

 

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The Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) Camera

The Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) Camera

  • Fridays | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 4 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 28, 2022
  • Instructor: Peter Schreyer
  • Location: Main Campus

Uncover the history, unique camera controls, and the photographers who made the landmark German Rolleiflex, the most popular – and most copied – professional camera of the 1940s and 50s. From documentary to glamour it was the camera of choice by many of the time’s most noted photographers. The instructor – who uses his Rollei for his professional documentary, portrait and travel photography – will overview and demonstrate why the TLR has re-emerged as such a popular camera in the in the re-emergence of film-based or analog photography. Class will include special equipment and accessory demonstrations, a fieldtrip and time in the darkroom. The course is suited for students with any kind of TLR camera, including Yashica and Mamiya. Crealdé also has a loaner camera available for class use. Skill level: Intermediate

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Introduction to Digital Photography (Fri)

Introduction to Digital Photography (Fri)

  • Fridays | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 28, 2022
  • Instructor: Jennifer Copp
  • Location: Main Campus

Build a strong foundation for your photography and make better images by understanding exposure, metering, focus, file formats, depth of field and basic composition. Hands-on demonstrations and assignments with personalized image reviews reinforce camera systems such as shutter speed, aperture, ISO, and their artistic impact on the final photograph. Single lens reflects or mirrorless cameras are recommended. The instructor is available for camera recommendations, no need for a camera until the third class meeting.

 

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The Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) Camera

The Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) Camera

  • Fridays | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 4 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 28, 2022
  • Instructor: Peter Schreyer
  • Location: Main Campus

Uncover the history, unique camera controls, and the photographers who made the landmark German Rolleiflex, the most popular – and most copied – professional camera of the 1940s and 50s. From documentary to glamour it was the camera of choice by many of the time’s most noted photographers. The instructor – who uses his Rollei for his professional documentary, portrait and travel photography – will overview and demonstrate why the TLR has re-emerged as such a popular camera in the in the re-emergence of film-based or analog photography. Class will include special equipment and accessory demonstrations, a fieldtrip and time in the darkroom. The course is suited for students with any kind of TLR camera, including Yashica and Mamiya. Crealdé also has a loaner camera available for class use. Skill level: Intermediate

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Fun with Film (ages 8-12)

Fun with Film (ages 8-12)

  • Saturdays | 09:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 29, 2022
  • Instructor: John Baker
  • Location: Main Campus

Before digital photography, there was film. Have fun taking pictures using 35mm cameras and black-and-white film, then create your own photos in the darkroom. Loaner cameras available. Even Harry Potter would be amazed!

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Storytelling through Film Photography (Ages 13-17)

Storytelling through Film Photography (Ages 13-17)

  • Saturdays | 11:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 29, 2022
  • Instructor: John Baker
  • Location: Main Campus

Become a visual storyteller! Learn how to sequence images to create a narrative while incorporating the concepts of symbolism and metaphor. Process your film and watch as your prints develop in Crealdé's darkroom then combine with the written word. Get the picture? Film cameras are provided.

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Architectural Photography

Architectural Photography

  • Mondays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: March 28, 2022
  • Instructor: Chris Casler
  • Location: Main Campus

In this class students learn how to make outstanding photographs that reveal the essential qualities of the built environment — residential, commercial, monumental, historic, and contemporary — and how to photograph interiors like a pro. The class covers lighting techniques, from available light to multiple and mixed lighting, and image postproduction, including multiple exposure, and high dynamic range processing so that students realize their vision in final images. Prerequisite: Photoshop & Lightroom PH258, Black-and-White Film Photo II PH239 or similar experience Skill level: Intermediate

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Black-and-White Film I: Introduction to the Darkroom

Black-and-White Film I: Introduction to the Darkroom

  • Mondays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: March 28, 2022
  • Instructor: John Baker
  • Location: Main Campus

Explore the timeless beauty of traditional, film-based black-and-white photography, including image selection, exposure and processing your own film and prints in Crealdé’s wet darkroom. This introductory course will cover basic camera controls and formats, film types, hands-on field trips, weekly assignments, print reviews and lots of fun time in the darkroom. Designed for students new to film photography and photographers who want to reconnect with this creative art form. Tuition includes lab fee, chemistry, and free loaner cameras. Prerequisites: Understanding of basic camera controls and functions. Skill Level: Beginner

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Photographing the Natural Landscape

Photographing the Natural Landscape

  • Tuesdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: March 29, 2022
  • Instructor: Milton Heiberg

Location: **This class will be presented as a hybrid learning opportunity, with classroom instruction via Zoom and on-location field trips**

Skill Level: Intermediate

Discover skills needed to photograph landscapes. You will learn some fundamentals of 2-dimentional design now applied to photography. Subjects will include how to look at a landscape, when and how to capture the best light, what to include and what to leave out. We will also cover seeing forms of composition and how to control them in the frame. Students will practice their newly learned skills during Saturday field trips.

 

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Large Format Photography

Large Format Photography

  • Tuesdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: March 29, 2022
  • Instructor: Jon P. Manchester
  • Location: Main Campus

This advanced course is designed for students considering work with large format cameras using sheet film. Information will be presented on how to select this type of camera, image management and development, and how to print negatives. Students will gain a basic understanding of the view camera’s movements as a creative tool with artistic applications. Includes an overview of the Zone System method for exposure and processing. Skill level: Advanced.

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Photoshop & Lightroom

Photoshop & Lightroom

  • Wednesdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: March 30, 2022
  • Instructor: Jon P. Manchester
  • Location: Heritage Center

Learn the fundamentals of image processing with today’s most popular image processing tools and image enhancement techniques. Learn a step by step workflow that combines the best features of Lightroom, Photoshop and Epson inkjet printers to create expressive and aesthetically pleasing photographs. Topics will include creating and maintaining an image archive, image enhancement techniques, effective use of metadata, preparing images for online publishing, and the fundamentals of inkjet printing. Prerequisite: Introduction to Digital Photography PH147 or similar experience. Skill level: Intermediate

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Digital Street Photography (Ages 10-14)

Digital Street Photography (Ages 10-14)

  • Wednesdays | 04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: March 30, 2022
  • Instructor TBD.

  • Location: Heritage Center

Learn the rich history of street photography, one of the most famous photographic genres. Through instructor-lead photo walks, students will learn how to capture a fleeting moment in time and create candid images that last forever. Digital SLR cameras are provided.

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Black and White Film II: Fine-tuning Your Film and Printing Skills

Black and White Film II: Fine-tuning Your Film and Printing Skills

  • Thursdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: March 31, 2022
  • Instructor: Peter Schreyer
  • Location: Main Campus

Sharpen your black-and-white vision of the world surrounding you in this intermediate level course with more assignments, field trips, supervised time in the darkroom, and print reviews. Learn more about grain and contrast control, film speed manipulation and the relationship between camera exposure, film development and final print. Course includes darkroom demonstrations, print reviews, and a night photography field trip. Tuition includes lab fee, chemistry, and free loaner cameras. Prerequisite: Black-and-White Film Photography I PH168 or similar experience.

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Introduction to Digital Photography (Thur)

Introduction to Digital Photography (Thur)

  • Thursdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: March 31, 2022
  • Instructor: Jon P. Manchester
  • Location: Main Campus

Build a strong foundation for your photography and make better images by understanding exposure, metering, focus, file formats, depth of field and basic composition. Hands-on demonstrations and assignments with personalized image reviews reinforce camera systems such as shutter speed, aperture, ISO, and their artistic impact on the final photograph. Single lens reflects or mirrorless cameras are recommended. The instructor is available for camera recommendations; no need for a camera until the third class meeting.

 

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Introduction to Digital Photography (Fri)

Introduction to Digital Photography (Fri)

  • Fridays | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: April 1, 2022
  • Instructor: Jennifer Copp
  • Location: Main Campus

Build a strong foundation for your photography and make better images by understanding exposure, metering, focus, file formats, depth of field and basic composition. Hands-on demonstrations and assignments with personalized image reviews reinforce camera systems such as shutter speed, aperture, ISO, and their artistic impact on the final photograph. Single lens reflects or mirrorless cameras are recommended. The instructor is available for camera recommendations, no need for a camera until the third class meeting.

 

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Hasselblad Camera

Hasselblad Camera

  • Fridays | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 4 Weeks
  • Start Date: April 1, 2022
  • Instructor: Chris Casler
  • Location: Main Campus

The Hasselblad system – designed and manufactured in Sweden and using Zeiss precision lenses – was the workhorse of the fashion industry and the space program. Who can forget Hiro’s revolutionary Vogue covers or the image of the earth rising about the lunar horizon? Sophisticated shooters’ renewed enthusiasm for film photography has revived interest in all things Hasselblad. This class covers the Hasselblad’s range of functions and capabilities, including the lens system and macro capabilities. The class will culminate with a short field session, applying the specific characteristics of the unique Hasselblad system. Skill Level: Intermediate

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Fun with Film (ages 8-12)

Fun with Film (ages 8-12)

  • Saturdays | 09:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: April 2, 2022
  • Instructor: John Baker
  • Location: Main Campus

Before digital photography, there was film. Have fun taking pictures using 35mm cameras and black-and-white film, then create your own photos in the darkroom. Loaner cameras available. Even Harry Potter would be amazed!

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Storytelling through Film Photography (Ages 13-17)

Storytelling through Film Photography (Ages 13-17)

  • Saturdays | 11:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: April 2, 2022
  • Instructor: John Baker
  • Location: Main Campus

Become a visual storyteller! Learn how to sequence images to create a narrative while incorporating the concepts of symbolism and metaphor. Process your film and watch as your prints develop in Crealdé's darkroom then combine with the written word. Get the picture? Film cameras are provided.

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