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PHOTOGRAPHY

*Please note that all Early Registration and New Student Discounts can only be processed by registering in person, or by phone. Discounts cannot be applied through our online registration process and discounts cannot be applied retroactively. 

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B61418 Photography: Composition and Design, Mondays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Anne Groton
Skill Level: ALL

Develop your photographer’s eye in this class where everything in the photograph is viewed as an active element of design. Learn how to see and use the elements and principles of design to create stronger images--you will be surprised by how much we have to work with when we compose our images! Through discussion, practice, review, and study, together we will ask questions and invite learning. To get the most from this class, know your camera’s settings and be familiar with aperture/depth of field and shutter speed prior to class. Bring your camera, your camera manual, and a flash drive to class.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 10/29/2018 and ending 12/10/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 211.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 234.00 ea.

B67918 Advanced Creative iPhone Photography [NEW!], Mondays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Instructor: Eric Mueller
Skill Level: I, AD

Learn and explore advanced techniques for shooting and editing amazing photos with your iPhone. You'll experiment with a variety of apps for shooting and editing images to express your unique vision as a photographer. Each week will have shooting assignments reviewed the following week in a positive, open environment. Prerequisite: Creative iPhone Photography. You'll need an iPhone for shooting, editing and sharing. Expect to spend an additional $15-$20 on iPhone apps.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 10/29/2018 and ending 12/10/2018 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 273.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 246.00 ea.

B61018 Making Photographs, Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Carl Beihl
Skill Level: I, AD

This class will help serious amateur and professional photographers find more passion in their work by exploring the narrative, aesthetic and emotional aspects of image making, with an emphasis on simplicity and the use of natural light. Through practical demonstrations, field trips, individual portfolio reviews and studying the work of other photographers, we will refine our views on producing work and balancing the various aspects of a busy life.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 10/31/2018 and ending 12/19/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 312.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 281.00 ea.

B66218 Beginning Digital Photography, Thursdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Instructor: David Coats
Skill Level: B, AB

If you're a beginning photographer and a bit mystified by your digital camera, this class is for you. You'll start by learning camera basics like aperture, shutter speed, and ISO settings. You'll move on to learning how to make pictures and to develop your compositional skills. We'll also discuss lenses and other equipment and how to care for your gear. By the end of the course you'll be more excited than ever about photography and you'll own a collection of images that demonstrate your techical and creative growth. Please bring your camera (fully charged) and its manual. The class workbook, Understanding Photography Field Guide by Brian Peterson, is optional but strongly recommended.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 11/1/2018 and ending 12/20/2018 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 246.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 273.00 ea.

C61419 Photography: Composition and Design Mondays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Anne Groton
Skill level: ALL

Develop your photographer's eye in this class where everything in the photograph is viewed as an active element of design. Learn how to place the objects or subjects you care about in the frame to create robust, intentional photographs. This class will include hands-on exercises, in-class discussions, the study of our work and the work of other artists, as well as a lot of picture taking. To get the most from this class, know your camera's settings and be familiar with aperture/depth of field and shutter speed prior to class. Bring your camera, camera cords, a flash drive and your camera's manual.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 1/7/2019 and ending 2/11/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 238.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 214.00 ea.

C61519 Intermediate Digital Photography Tuesdays, 9 a.m. - Noon
Instructor: Carl Beihl
Skill level: I, AD

This class provides greater focus on individual work as you continue to gain competency with your digital camera. Shooting assignments will be given each week, and your digital photos will be reviewed in class. Bring a digital camera (with charged or fresh batteries), memory card and your camera's manual. You will need a home computer that allows you to download images from your camera and save them to a jump drive (USB memory stick) for class viewing.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 1/8/2019 and ending 2/19/2019 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 278.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 250.00 ea.

C61019 Making Photographs, Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Carl Beihl
Skill level: I, AD

This class will help serious amateur and professional photographers find more passion in their work by exploring the narrative, aesthetic and emotional aspects of image making, with an emphasis on simplicity and the use of natural light. Through practical demonstrations, field trips, individual portfolio reviews and studying the work of other photographers, we will refine our views on producing work and balancing the various aspects of a busy life.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 1/2/2019 and ending 2/20/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 318.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 286.00 ea.

C61119 Abstract Digital Photography, Wednesdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Instructor: Carl Beihl
Skill level: ALL

Abstract photography creates mood and/or feeling without portraying recognizable objects or scenes. In this class you will experiment with ways to carry photography beyond realism by playing with scale, removing contextual information and photographing through water or other clear materials. You will explore shadow, blurring techniques and exposure times in order to find your own personal expression and design aesthetic. Color, contrast and composition will be examined through weekly assignments and in-class reviews. Bring a digital camera and examples of your work to the first class.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 1/2/2019 and ending 2/20/2019 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 318.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 286.00 ea.

C66219 Beginning Digital Photography [CORE CLASS] Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
Instructor: David Coats
Skill level: B, AB

If you're a beginning photographer and a bit mystified by your digital camera, this class is for you. You'll start by learning camera basics like aperture, shutter speed, and ISO settings. You'll move on to learning how to make pictures and to develop your compositional skills. We'll also discuss lenses and other equipment and how to care for your gear. By the end of the course you'll be more excited than ever about photography and you'll own a collection of images that demonstrate your technical and creative growth. Please bring your camera (fully charged) and its manual. The class workbook is Understanding Photography Field Guide by Brian Peterson. We'll be using it throughout the course; it's optional but strongly recommended.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 1/3/2019 and ending 2/21/2019 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 318.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 286.00 ea.

C66419 Advanced Beginner Digital Photography; Thursdays 1 - 4 p.m.
Instructor: David Coats
Skill level: AB

If you've taken Beginning Digital Photography and you're ready to take your craft to the next level but don't feel quite ready for the Intermediate Digital Photography class, this is where you belong. This is where it starts to get serious-and fun! You'll become more technically competent while honing your artistic chops. Students who have acquired beginning level digital photography skills elsewhere are welcome, but need instructor approval. Please contact the Registrar for more information.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 1/3/2019 and ending 2/21/2019 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 318.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 286.00 ea.

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2240 North Shore Drive
Wayzata, MN 55391

952.473.7361, x. 160

Hours
Monday          9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday         9 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday    9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday        9 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday             9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday        9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
   (mid-June through August, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Sunday closed


Building is closed for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve through New Year's Day*, Memorial Day and the last week in August through Labor Day.* There is no open studio when the building is closed. 

* Phone lines will be open M-F, excluding holidays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to take class registrations.  

 
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