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Class Location: Computer classes and tutorials will be taught by the instructor at the Continuing Education Center, located in the Town Hall Annex. Some classes may be taught live, online via Zoom.

Photoshop, iPhone and DSLR Photography - Keep Scrolling - Some In Person and Some on Zoom and Some Online with ed2go

DSLR Photography

Basic Digital Camera Operation
Need help understanding how to use your DSLR camera? Is the instruction manual that came with it almost impossible to understand? bring your DSLR or mirrorless camera and manual to this class.

This course will guide you to knowing how to take pictures you can be proud of and having a good knowledge of photography in general. All relevant buttons and switches will be explained so that your picture will come out well exposed and sharply focused. Whether you are interested in photographing your friends and family, nature, landscapes or sports, this course will certainly enhance your talents. You will learn how to freeze the action in sports; create beautiful portraits with that blurry background, and use your flash as professional fashion and wedding photographers do.. You'll become truly confident in your picture taking abilities. Instructor John Zappala has a degree in fine arts and many years of experience as a photographer and photograply instructor.

4 Sessions $ 102 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 87)
Mon., 5/6, 13, 20; 6/3 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at East Ridge Middle School

Phone Photography

iPhone Photography
Want to learn how to take great photos and videos with your iPhone? Lance Whitney will show you how to use all the iPhone’s camera features and modes, how to compose and capture the right shots, and how to use certain effects to enhance your photos. We’ll also look at the Photos tool on the iPhone to teach you how to edit and organize your photos. Please have your iPhone at class so you can try out the different tools and tricks that we cover.
Instructor Lance Whitney is a technology journalist and the author of the book “Teach Yourself Visually LinkedIn.” He’s also written a book on Windows 8. He currently writes for TechRepublic, ZDNet, PCMag, and other technology sites. Previously, he was a system administrator with Ciba Specialty Chemicals. He's taught a variety of continuing education courses at Ridgefield Continuing Education for several years.

2 hours $ 40 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 36)
Wed., 7/24 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Annex.

Photography Courses: Lots of Options!

Visit ed2go.com/ridgefield (type photography in the search box for lots of options)

Photography - DSLR, Nature, Intro . . .
Our partner, ed2go.com/ridgefield (search photography) offers a comprehensive set of online courses covering all aspects of photography. Some topics include:
• Discover Digital Photography
• Secrets of Better Photography
• Photographing Nature
• Photographing People
• Mastering Your Digital SLR
• Photoshop, Photoshop Elements

The typical instructor led class is 6 weeks. Self-paced classes are 3 months. Prices start at $115.

Visit ed2go.com/ridgefield (type photography in the search box for lots of options).