American Photo Adventures.com

Current training offerings.

Photography and Windows 10 classes are right around the corner.    Individual training sessions are welcome, please contact me to arrange a time.

PHOTOGRAPHY A TO Z

This course is for all skill levels.  The curriculum is customized to the individual student to make sure you get the most out of the class.  This course covers Composition, Exposure, Lighting, Helpful Accessories and Software.  Learn about proper shutter speed, focal length and aperture.  Take your camera off Automatic to get the results you always wanted.   Discover photo organization and backup techniques.  Basic photo manipulation software is also reviewed.  Includes approximately 100 pages of handouts plus two optional field trips to practice.  Bring your gear to the class. This four-session class is offered on Tuesday evenings starting September 25nd from 7:00 to 9:00 pm and during the day on October 23rd at 1:00 to 3:00pm.

LEARNING LIGHTROOM 

This course is intended for those new to Adobe Lightroom or considering migrating from other software.  We’ll cover importing and organizing your photos, making quick adjustments to individual and groups of photos, printing, exporting images to social media plus backing up your photos.  If you have Lightroom and a laptop, bring it along.  Includes approximately 100 pages of handouts. This four-session class is offered on Wednesdays evenings this Fall from starting September 26th from 7:00 to 9:00 pm and during the day on October 24th at 1:00 to 3:00pm.   

PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS

This course is for those new to Adobe Elements or who need a refresher.  We’ll cover organizing your photos, making quick adjustments to individual and groups of photos, unleash the power of layers, printing, exporting images for printing or social media plus backing up your photos.  As always, I'll have lots of handouts and examples for you.  If you have Photoshop Elements on a laptop, bring it along.  This four-session class is offered on Thursdays  This class is offered this Fall from starting September 27th from 7:00 to 9:00 pm and during the day on October 25th at 1:00 to 3:00pm..

MICROSOFT WINDOWS FOR ADULTS

Just get a new laptop with Windows 10?  Making the transition to Windows 10 appears difficult but it’s really not.    We’ll cover menu navigation, security, confidentiality and backup.  Lots of helpful notes and cheat sheets will be distributed.  If you have a laptop or Windows based tablet, bring it along.  If you don’t have a laptop a few loaner laptops will be available for classroom use.  Includes approximately 150 pages of handouts. This three-session weekly class is offered starting this October 3rd at 1 to 3 pm and October 23rd at 7 to 9 pm.


About Class Scheduling

Classes are open to all.   Based on demand some classes will be offered in day and evening sessions.  Use the Contact Me tab to let me know your preference in advance.


Scheduled classes are all held at the Concord Township Recreation Department near Tripoint Hospital.  For regularly scheduled class online registration click here:  Concord Recreation Department


If a class  doesn't fit into your personal schedule, any class is available on a individual basis customized to your needs.  Have a specific problem you need help with?   I can simply work with you at an hourly rate. We can use my studio or at your location.  Any time of the day or day of week.  Please use the Contact Me tab in the upper right for all other arrangements.


If you have questions regarding the course content, please use the Contact Me tab in the upper right.