Get to know the basic workings of your DSLR, MILC, or similar camera, and explore the essentials of creative composition. Improve your photos after the first class!
Projects and assignments that will add to your composition and creative skills. Each week presents new challenges and ideas!
Learn how to use Photoshop and Lightroom together to add more tools to your photographic arsenal, creating more compelling images!
Learn about lighting, posing, and shooting portraits, in your own home studio, or on location!
Learn how to improve your photos using Lightroom's edit module, to crop interesting compositions, make color and tonal adjustments, and improve the detail.
Learn the various features and situations related to using your photographs outside of Lightroom
Learn the basics of macro photography while shooting in the studio and receiving instant feedback. Discover just how much fun it is to shoot close!
Join us on a 5-day adventure to a wolf sanctuary in New Mexico!
Drama using the abandonment of conventional dramatic form to portray the futility of human struggle in a senseless world. Major exponents include Samuel Beckett, Eugène Ionesco, and Harold Pinter.
Photography started with black & white, and it's still a compelling means of presenting photographs. Come and learn some more advanced ways of working your digital photos without color!
Learn how to process your photos from color to amazing black & white, using some proven concepts and techniques.
Experiment with light, movement, and long-exposures to create colorful and abstract photos.
Macro photography is already awesome, when you add a speedlight you can create even more dramatic photos with light that you can more easily control!
Spend a few hours refining your portrait shooting and editing skills, using speedlights, Lightroom or Photoshop, and working with a professional model.
Learn the basics of the Nik Collection and start improving and adding creative touches to your photos, quickly and easily.
Learn the basics of merging two or more images, using layers and masking in Photoshop, to create an entirely new image! Take your imagination to the next level!
Learning how to use a speedlight for outdoors portraits is a great way to learn more about how light works, and a fun way to improve your photography.
Continue to develop your ability to chose your exposure, explore more composition possibilities, and improve some technical aspects of your photos.
For people new to Photoshop. Come and learn the basics of the interface and how to work within this awesome software.
Explore different techniques and topics as you conceive and execute a photo project and work on creative assignments, learning how to solve problems and see things in completely new ways!
Learn how to get your photos into your Lightroom catalog, and then how to export them for other uses.
Learn how to organize your photos using several of Lightroom's powerful tools, such as collections and keywords.
Discover the power of controlling your light using various artificial light sources, and light modifiers.
Have fun exploring the unique possibilities of using a speedlight, off-camera, to enhance and improve your photography, both indoors and out!
The follow-up to Beginning Digital Photography, you will continue to add to your photography skills, through weekly assignments and critique, as well as discussions of more advanced techniques.
Many photographers make the jump to RAW files to take advantage of their superiority in image quality over JPEG photos. Take the jump to the next level and learn this awesome photo format!
Combine street photography with the powerful effect of long-exposure photography for compelling, creative photos!
In this two-day workshop, we'll select photos and create the files necessary to print a book on Blurb.com, using Lightroom's Book module.
Utilizing Photoshop's layers is one of the most effective ways harness Photoshop's power, and in this workshop we will explore many ways to incorporate layers into your photography-based art.
For absolute beginners to Photoshop, this workshop will familiarize you will several concepts and the basic tools required to get you started, and see beyond the potential complexity of Photoshop.
A group for people who don't have time to play every week, but who want to keep shooting and sharing their work!
Work on your software or camera skills at the firefly53 studio and receive guidance and assistance.
Still life is a great way to explore light, shape, and form, and can be done almost anywhere, in the comfort of your own home!