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City of Sacramento Parks and Recreation

 
     

Digital SLR and Mirrorless Camera Workshop 

at Sacramento Parks and Recreation, California, USA
$70 (Plus $4.00 handout)

If you recently bought a digital SLR (Single Lens Reflex camera with removable lenses) has it given you the results you expect? Also, if you have purchased a high end point and shoot or Mirrorless Lens camera, do you know how to use the manual settings?

If you would like to learn more about your DSL and how to use it better, join Doctor Legacy and:

  • Learn about shooting in program mode, aperture priority mode, shutter priority mode and manually.  Learn when you would need to use those modes.
  • Learn about ISO (in film days ASA) and why it is important to your picture taking.
  • Learn about lenses and how they are not all created equal.
  • Learn about accessories and what you really need and what you should consider.
  • Learn more about shooting in low light with dramatically better results.

A fun 6 1/2 hour class to learn more about your digital cameras and taking better pictures!
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Upcoming Dates:
TBA

www.parksandreconline.cityofsacramento.org
Register with their Online System - Click on "View Activities" and use SLR as a keyword.
Or call 916-808-6060

 

 
   
Student learning how to use their camera    

Digital Camera Workshop 

at Sacramento Parks and Recreation, California, USA
$70 (plus $4 handout)

You bought the camera, do you know how to get consistently good pictures?  Join us as we learn how to:
  • Use the camera for web and email versus print.
  • Work around digital camera shortcomings
  • Use tips and tricks for taking better digital photographs
  • Take great digital portraits outdoors
  • Get prints without using your computer
  • Use your cameras basic settings with confidence

Part of this workshop will include practicing what you learn with their fellow students, reviews of students photos will take place as time permits.

Please bring the following to the workshop:

  • Your digital camera
  • Your cameras manual
  • Your cameras video adapter (it has a small jack for the camera and an yellow RCA jack on the other end)
  • A lunch for our 1/2 hour break
  • A desire to have fun

 A fun 6 1/2 hour class to learn more about your digital cameras and taking better pictures!
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Upcoming Dates:
TBA


www.parksandreconline.cityofsacramento.org
Register with their Online System - Click on "View Activities" and use Digital as a keyword.
Or call 916-808-6060

         Scrapbooking Magic
(with Adobe Photoshop Elements V9)
at Sacramento Parks and Recreation, California, USA
$70 (plus $4 for handout)

A 6.5 hour class on digital imaging using PhotoShop Elements Version 9, one of the best amateur photo editing packages. 

This course will help you learn how to:

  • Create simple backgrounds with photographs and scans
  • Embellish and give more of a 3d look with shadows
  • Make your own “die cut” effects on your layouts
  • Use the "Healing Brush" to remove skin imperfections
  • Correct your photos.
  • Manage your scrapbooking files with the “Organizer”.
  • Use layers to create visually stunning scrapbook pages.

The instructor will provide a wireless keyboard and mouse to be passed around the class to help the learning process.

Please bring one scrap of your favorite paper or fabric and one small object you would like to see possibly used in the demonstrations.

A fun 6.5 hour class about creating scrapbook pages and layouts!
Upcoming Dates:  
TBA

www.parksandreconline.cityofsacramento.org
Register with their Online System - Click on "View Activities" and use Digital as a keyword.
Or call 916-808-6060

Note:  PhotoShop Elements 8 will be demonstrated on a Windows 7 system. (the concepts apply to most systems purchased within the last 3 or 4 years).  Questions?  Write to me at andy@doctorlegacy.com 

 
    

Digital Photo Editing - Digital Photo Editing!

at Sacramento Parks and Recreation, California, USA
$41  (plus $4 for handout)

Digital cameras, scanners and photo CDs are almost everywhere!  Whether you want to do professional work or capture family moments you can enjoy using your computer to edit your photos.  Step-by-step demos show you how to download, edit and enhance images.  Learn what the different file types are; prepare your photos for the Internet, email and more.  Tips on best camera and scanner settings are provided.  This class is a fun introduction to the Digital Magic class (also applies to other editing software).  Questions?  Write to me at andy@doctorlegacy.com 

An informative 3-hour class! Class date(s) listed below:
TBA

www.parksandreconline.cityofsacramento.org
Register with their Online System - Click on "View Activities" and use Digital as a keyword.
Or call 916-808-6060

Note:  PhotoShop Elements 8 will be demonstrated on a Windows 7 system. (the concepts apply to most systems purchased within the last 3 or 4 years).  Questions?  Write to me at andy@doctorlegacy.com 

 

   

Digital Magic

at Sacramento Parks and Recreation, California, USA
$70  (plus $4 handout)

A 6 hour class on digital imaging and PhotoShop Elements Version 9, the little brother of PhotoShop CS5.  This great software allows you to create sophisticated effects and edits to photographs, create portable slide shows, organize your photos and much more.   Best yet is the price (for the software), it runs less than $100.00 (Versus PhotoShop CS5 which runs around $600!  (current COSTCO online price for Elements V9 is $79.99) The software is available through BestBuy, COSTCO and many other fine establishments!   Click here to download a trial version of PhotoShop Elements V9

This course will help you:

  • Optimize photos for emails and the web.
  • Learn how to use the new "Healing Brush".
  • Adjust, change and give your photos special effects.
  • Restore old photographs.
  • Learn how to manage and archive your image files.
  • Better understand print resolution and how to get the best quality photos/scans.
  • Learn what "layers" are and use them to create visual effects.
  • Learn how to make and distribute PDF (Adobe Acrobat) slide shows & PowerPoint slide shows.

The instructor will provide a wireless keyboard and mouse to be passed around the class to help the learning process.

Please - no camcorders or voice recorders.

Note:  PhotoShop Elements 9 will be demonstrated on a Windows 7 system. (the concepts apply to most systems purchased within the last 3 or 4 years).  Questions?  Write to me at andy@doctorlegacy.com 


Upcoming Dates
TBA

$70
(plus $4 handout)
www.parksandreconline.cityofsacramento.org
Register with their Online System - Click on "View Activities" and use Digital as a keyword.
Or call 916-808-6060

 

See also: Digital Photography classes in Sacramento, Sacramento digital photography consulting, Sacramento digital photography instruction.

    
Digital Video Magic
at Sacramento Parks and Recreation, California, USA
Click here for Elk Grove CSD classes registration info

$70 (plus $4 handout)

Learn how to create home and/or business movies with the powerful Adobe Premiere Elements V9!  Learn how to create DVD disc menus with customized backgrounds.   Learn what type of computer configuration you should get so you can enjoy making professional looking videos.  Receive tips about the video production process, from planning to shooting, editing and creating a video DVD.

The instructor will provide a wireless keyboard and mouse to be passed around the class to help the learning process.

Prerequisite:  Must have good working knowledge of Microsoft Windows XP or 7 (standard applications such as Word, Outlook or Word Perfect), or Macintosh & Apple standard applications.  Adobe Premiere Elements 8 will be demonstrated on a Windows 7 system.  Questions?  Write to me at andy@doctorlegacy.com  

A fun 6.5 hour class about editing video and creating DVDs!
  
Upcoming Date:
TBA


$72 plus $4 handout


www.parksandreconline.cityofsacramento.org
Register with their Online System - Click on "View Activities" and use Digital as a keyword.
Or call 916-808-6060

 

This page last updated 09/20/2012

contents copyright Andy Pischalnikoff

Questions? Comments?  Write to: Andy@DoctorLegacy.com