LEARN PHOTOGRAPHY IN NORTH IOWA

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SO many Classes offered including One-On-One and Special Request Classes!

Bring your friends, create your own GROUP for special pricing!

 

Classes: 

  • DSLR Cameras for Beginners

  • Smartphone Photography

  • Choosing Photoshop/Lightroom

  • Adobe Photoshop Elements

  • Adobe Lightroom 

  • On-Location Photography

  • Adobe Photoshop

CURRENT CLASSES:

Smartphone Photography

Learn how to take stunning pictures with your smartphone! Learn tips for focus, exposure, optional editing techniques and accessories, all with hands-on practice. Learn MANY composition tips for capturing photos that will amaze your friends, family, and YOU! Finally, learn some tips for what and how to do something with all the photos collecting on your phone - upload, save safely, create photo cards and gifts and even print your beautiful pictures!

Adobe Photoshop for Beginners

 

Learn how to use the "Digital Darkroom" to edit your photos and make them what you envisioned when you took the picture.  Start from square one with getting to know the program and move onto adjustments with exposure and color corrections.  Learn how to retouch and edit out distractions and blemishes. Learn what layers and masks are and how to use them, and filters and effects. This beginner's class will give you the skills to use Photoshop in your Photography workflow!

Choosing Between Photoshop & Lightroom

 

Have you thought about trying Photoshop or other Photography editing software? Do you know which one is right for you? If you are confused about where to start, Photography Instructor Dee Schweizer will explain the differences in an easy to understand way, helping you to decide! Dee will walk you through the layouts and functions of Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, Camera RAW, Bridge, and Photoshop Elements. You will get helpful starter tips to get going, and information to help you decide the best choice for you, your budget, and your workflow!

Digital Photography for Beginners - DSLR Cameras

 

Learn Digital Photography from start to finish with this 3-class Beginner Series! Whether you are new to DSLR cameras or have had your camera awhile and want to see what it can do, you will learn and GROW with these information-packed classes. Learn basic set-up options, White Balance, Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO, Depth of Field, histogram, lenses, filters, buttons and settings AS WELL AS composition tips for creating better pictures including Rule of Thirds and MUCH MORE...with easy to understand teaching, hands-on practice, handouts, and homework. Find out what you can do with your camera to create professional looking photos!

Adobe Photoshop Elements for Beginners

 

Want to edit your photos but don't know where to start? Begin with the "User-friendly" version of Photoshop - Adobe Photoshop Elements. You will gain a foundation to begin editing your photos; brighten exposure, fix the color, fix blemishes, add text and artistic filters and more. Have fun organizing, editing, printing and sharing your images! Learn step by step with easy to understand instruction and handouts. 

Specialized Class for your Group!

 

See a class you'd like to have specially taught to your own group of friends? Click here for special pricing, the more friends you bring the more economic it is per student!

On-Location Photography

 

Join me on a Photo Walk - We will walk around outside (weather permitting) and practice our Photography Skills. You will receive hands-on assistance from Dee (And Assistants if available) to take your photography skills to the next level, using the manual settings on your camera, to help you discover what your camera and YOU can do to take better pictures! 

Adobe Lightroom for Beginners

 

Make your photos look amazing in a short amount of time! Learn how to process and organize your images quickly and efficiently in Adobe Lightroom. In this beginner's course, you will learn how to edit a photo from start to finish, learn how to import, categorize, make edits such as exposure, color, skin retouching, and blemish and distraction removal. Learn the Develop and Library modules, adjustment brushes, exporting images, and Lightroom Mobile. This beginner's class will give you the skills to use Lightroom in your Photography workflow!

Request a New Class

 

Want to learn something photography or editing related but don't see a class listed? Click here to request, we may be able to create that class or offer a one-on-one or friends-group class just for you! 

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"I've learned more about my camera in 3 classes than I knew in the 6 years I've had it!"

"Great class - I learned a lot - can't wait to get out and practice!"

""Awesome class - Awesome Instructor! She was patient and made sure we got it.""

"Really enjoyed the class - felt like I was able to learn so much & be able to ask questions"

— Student, Digital Photographers for Beginners 2

— Student, Digital Photographers for Beginners 3

— Student, Digital Photographers for Beginners 3

— Student, Digital Photographers for Beginners 1

"AWESOME CLASS! I'M NOT SCARED OF CHANGING MY SETTINGS NOW!"

~ Student, Digital Photography for Beginners
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