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E67424 Lightroom; Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Alan Shefland
Skill level: B, AB

Learn the basics of Adobe Lightroom, a valuable tool for organizing, editing and sharing your photography. Start by learning how to set up Lightroom, including importing and exporting images. Then explore the seven modules with an emphasis on the Develop module. By the end of the session, you will have the skills to explore the vast potential of Lightroom and make your images come alive. Each student will need to bring a laptop computer running the current operating system along with the current Adobe Lightroom program installed.

Enrollment limited to 10
Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 4/23/2024 and ending 6/11/2024 at 9:30AM
Attendees: 1 $ 306.00 ea.

E66224 Beginning Digital Photography; Thursdays, 9 a.m. - noon
Instructor: Alan Shefland
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, "Understanding Photography Field Guide" by Brian Peterson, is optional but strongly recommended.

Enrollment limited to 10
Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 4/25/2024 and ending 6/13/2024 at 9:00AM
Attendees: 1 $ 306.00 ea.

E61024 Making Photographs; Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Marilyn Lamoreux
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, 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 12
Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 4/24/2024 and ending 6/12/2024 at 9:30AM
Attendees: 1 $ 306.00 ea.

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2240 North Shore Drive
Wayzata, MN 55391


952-473-7361 x. 160

Monday          9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday         9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Wednesday    9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday        9 a.m. - 9 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

The 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 Monday-Friday, excluding holidays, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. to take class registrations.  


This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.
The Minnetonka Center for the Arts is accessible to students with disabilities. If you require special assistance, please notify the Art  Center Registrar at 952.473.7361, ext. 160, and/or the Minnesota  Relay Service (for the hearing impaired) at 800.627.3529 at least two weeks in advance. We will be happy to accommodate your needs.

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