Centnnial School District Community Education
The following is list of classes that I am offering through the Centennial School District's Community Education Program.
New programs area added for each season. The registration buttons will take you directly to the program in the school district's community education catalog. This is a much easier way to locate the classes than going through their on-line catalog.
Digital Photography Fundamentals
Regardless of the type of digital camera you have, learn how to take better photos that you will be proud to share.
This class will cover a variety of topics designed to help you get the most from your camera. Topics include, understanding exposure, camera modes, focusing techniques, lens selection, white balance, and several other topics. Time for questions and answers will be provided. No experience necessary, all camera types welcome including phone cameras.
The class consists of a lecture followed by a photoshoot where you will be able to practice the techniques discussed during the class.
Instructor Led Fall Colors Photo Hike
September 30, 2023
10:00am - 12:00pm
Wargo Nature Center
7701 Main Street
Lino Lakes, MN 55038
Join us at the Wargo Nature Center as we capture fall colors.
We will spend a couple of hours strolling around the grounds of the Wargo Nature Center. We will begin in the parking lot where I will provide tips on capturing fall color. During the photowalk, I will spend time helping participants with camera settings, composition, and subject selection. Some of the topics covered will include selective focus, subject isolation, adding depth, working with lighting challenges, and finding fall subjects other than fall colors.
Plan to be out for about 2 hours so please bring water, and dress appropriately for the weather. All levels of experience are welcome.
You will need to bring a camera that allows for manual camera settings, and a lens that can range in focal length from 35mm to 105mm.
Instructor Led Holiday Lights Photo HIke
December 9, 2023
5:00pm - 7:00pm
730 Apollo Drive
The holiday season provides all sorts of photographic options allowing you to really get creative.
We will spend a couple of hours photographing holiday light displays around the Lino Lakes area. During the photowalk, I will spend time helping participants with camera settings, focusing at night, creative camera effects such as zooming with long exposures, and shallow depth of field. We will also work with some of the challenges such as dealing with movement, and sequenced light displays.
We plan to be out for about 2 hours so please dress appropriately for the weather. All levels of experience are welcome.
You will need to bring a camera that allows for manual camera settings, a lens that can range in focal length from 35mm to 105mm, and a tripod.