Summer 2014 Class Offerings

Intro to Digital SLR Photography

Intro to Digital SLR Photography

8 Tuesdays, 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Mandy Kendall
June 24 - August 12
Level: 
Beginner
Price: 
$290 Members, $315 Non-Members
This introductory photography class will meet the needs of students who have their own digital SLR (single lens reflex) camera. The rising popularity of digital SLR cameras has created a revolution in the photography world. Using Adobe Photoshop software and working with RAW images on Apple computers, students will be in command of the many features of these advanced cameras while creating photographs ready for framing.
Instructor -- Mandy KendallĀ 
is an Edinburg/Pittsburgh based photographer, educator, and artist. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and Mathematics from Duquesne University and a Certificate in Photography from Pittsburgh Filmmakers. She has studied alternative photographic processes at Peters Valley Craft Center and the f295 Symposium and has served as a teaching assistant at f295 Symposium, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts and Pittsburgh Filmmakers. Her work has appeared regionally and nationally at such locations as Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Hoyt Institute of Fine Art, Butler Institute of American Art, The Art School at Sandy Springs, and Silver Eye Center for Photography. Kendall is currently a photography instructor at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts Pittsburgh Filmmakers.

Intro to Digital SLR Photography

Intro to Digital SLR Photography

8 Wednesdays, 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Kara Sambrick
June 25 - August 13
Level: 
Beginner
Price: 
$290 Members, $315 Non-Members
This introductory photography class will meet the needs of students who have their own digital SLR (single lens reflex) camera. The rising popularity of digital SLR cameras has created a revolution in the photography world. Using Adobe Photoshop software and working with RAW images on Apple computers, students will be in command of the many features of these advanced cameras while creating photographs ready for framing.

Circuit Building 2

Circuit Building 2

6 Tuesdays, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Michael Johnsen
June 24 - July 29
Level: 
Intermediate
Price: 
$260 member / $285 non - member

This more advanced circuit-building course is for students who want to delve deeper into making their own electronic music instruments. This class will clearly guide you through the steps of making or modifying guitar effect pedals, building electronic synthesizers and circuit-bending electronic toys. The basics of soldering, construction, and schematics will be covered. Participants will leave with a device/processor/instrument of their own design and a good foundation for further electronic tinkering.

Filmmaking with DSLR Cameras

Filmmaking with DSLR Cameras

8 Thursdays, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Coty Gianelli
June 26 - August 14
Level: 
Intermediate
Price: 
$290 Member / $315 Non-Members

This workshop is for experienced photographers who want to create digital films with a DSLR camera. Learn how to utilize various video modes and formats, capture to editing software and manage post-production workflow. Essential filmmaking concepts and skills including screen direction, shooting with a plan to edit, recording audio and creating a soundtrack will be covered. Participants should be proficient with the functions of their DSLR camera. Please bring your camera to class.