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Photography Series

Digital Photography Basics

Explore advanced digital camera and image editing software techniques. This is an advanced level course that facilitates discussion of photographic processes within the larger context of contemporary art, photography, and digital media. Participants will to learn control techniques resulting in high-quality negatives, digital files, slides, and prints. Students work with various format cameras and explore photographic color theory. Lighting techniques are taught in detail including studio electronic flash lighting and continuous lighting. The working methods of the professional photographer are explored in the production of a portfolio of black-and-white and color images for commercial or fine art applications.

DATES: Saturday, April 14, 2018
TIME: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
LOCATION: HR Training Room, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room
INSTRUCTOR: Robert Jordan — Robert Jordan has photographed the University of Mississippi in some capacity for 30 years.
FEE: $85.00
NOTES: Dress for the weather as you will be going outside to take pictures. Class participants should bring a digital camera, manual, memory card, and charging cord to each class.


iPhone Photography

You always have your iPhone with you so why not learn to use the camera feature to its fullest potential? Instructor Robert Jordan will share tips and trick to improve your usual point-and-click phone photos. Also learn how to enhance your photos using apps like SnapSeed and Camera+.

DATES: Tuesday, September 20, and Thursday, September 22
MEETS: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Weir Hall, Room 104
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: $75
NOTES: Check out our iPhone Photography Pinterest board for a preview of what to expect in class.


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, October 7, 2017
TIME: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
INSTRUCTOR: Amanda Keys, owner of Bright Ideas and Solutions
FEE: $89.00
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.