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Sewing 101

Creative Art and Photography

For Lifelong Learners: iPhone? iPad? iWhat?

This class is for beginner iPhone and iPad users. Learn about basic settings and navigation so you can feel smarter than your smart device. Participants will walk away with the necessary information that every iPhone/iPad user should understand and use to make life’s operations run more effectively.

DATE: Thursday, February 16
MEETS: 5:00-6:30 p.m. in Weir Hall, Room 104
INSTRUCTOR: Penny Rice — Penny Rice is an Instructional Technology Specialist in Academic Computing at Ole Miss.
FEE: $45
NOTES: Participants should bring their own iPhone or iPad to class.

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Getting to Know Your Digital Camera

Compose and take great photos using your digital camera. Topics in this class include efficient use of manual modes, quick-shooting techniques for more professional-looking shots, and most importantly, how to have fun with your camera. The instructor will touch on post-production editing and enhancing images, as well as hardware options for archiving, and printing.

DATES: Saturday, March 11

8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at Insight Park - HR Training Room

INSTRUCTOR: Robert Jordan — Robert Jordan has photographed the University of Mississippi in some capacity for 30 years. He currently serves as the Director of Brand Photography Services.
FEE: $85
NOTES: Dress for the weather you will be going outside to take pictures! Class participants should bring a creative spirit, enthusiasm, digital camera, manual, memory card, and charging cord to each class. Great photography tips on our Digital Photography Pinterest board. Check it out!


Adobe Photoshop Workshop: Getting Started

Participants will receive hands-on experience on how to change the size and resolution of photos, recognize and use the toolbar, use color correction techniques, adjust color and contrast settings, correct red-eye caused by flash photography, crop images, restore old family photos, and save photos in various file formats. Participants will also learn how to extract an image from its background and place it into another photo and how to apply artistic and textural photo effects.

DATE: Saturday, March 25
MEETS: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. in Weir Hall, Room 104
INSTRUCTOR: Amanda Keys — Amanda Keys is the owner of Bright Ideas and Solutions.
FEE: $89
NOTES: Class is held in a computer lab, but feel free to bring your laptop if you'd like to work on your personal computer.

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