Photography

Submitting Your Artwork to Stock Photo Agencies

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Friday, March 16, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This class is for those who have been taking quality pictures, creating vector illustrations or artwork for a while and are looking to make a little extra income from your images by submitting to stock photo agencies. This class covers some of the main stock photo agencies available, what their needs are, getting started, submitting your work, keyboarding importance and methods of payment. If time allows, we will discuss other venues to market or make a little money off your artwork.

McConnell Center Rm 301

Taught by:

Allan Wood

Allan Wood has been involved with graphics and photography for over 35 years. He has spent nearly 25 years as an educator and has had his own portrait and photo lab business for 6 years. He spent 12 years teaching at McIntosh College where he also researched and developed the successful Associate's Degree program in Digital Photography, where he also taught most of the courses. His book "The Graphic Designer's Digital Toolkit" is now in its 5th edition integrating traditional graphic design concepts with technologies in Adobe computer graphics. He created an academic web site at www.digitoolkit.com. His images have appeared in magazines, cards, and calendars. His recent projects include developing a New England lighthouse tourism Web site at www.nelights.com, photographing all 168 of New England's lighthouses, and publishing a new book entitled "New England Lighthouse Stories: Shipwrecks, Rescues, and Hauntings".

Address:
Computer Lab McConnell Center Rm 301
61 Locust Street
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 5

Digital Photo Organization and Printing

Tuition: $55.00 Dover Residents: $50.00

Start Date: Monday, April 30, 2018
End Date: Monday, May 14, 2018

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Digital cameras, smartphones, tablets...there are many ways to take digital photos, but what do you do with them all?  In this class you will learn how to use your computer to organize your digital photos and create photo projects.

Participants should be comfortable working on Windows computers and a web browser.  Bring to class:

1) Your digital photos: on your digital camera or smartphone with its USB transfer cable, on camera memory cards, on CD/DVDs, or on an external hard drive or flash drive.

2) A USB flash drive or external hard drive-this is where you will organize your own photos

3) A laptop computer (if you wish to use your own computer) or you can use one of our laptops

Mondays @  McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Tiffany Brand

Tiffany has lived in the seacoast of New Hampshire all of her life. She has over 15 years of experience in teaching technology, serving as a technology coordinator, trainer, and a computer teacher for several school districts. She enjoys bringing the fun, excitement, and usefulness of technology to her students and colleagues.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 3

Taking Wicked Good Pictures-Mini Course Part I-How to Figure Out your DSLR Camera

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Friday, May 18, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This two part course involves classroom instruction on learning about your camera and its special features for taking great pictures, then we’ll go out the following day and shoot. This beginner course is for those who want to start to take their cameras off the “Auto settings” and explore some creative camera tools, and learn to see in composing images. Your camera should either be an advanced point and shoot that has settings or a dial displaying a non-green “A” or “Av” setting, or one that uses interchangeable lenses (DSLR). This first class is an indoor class in learning about your camera and its important features in using the aperture for depth of filed, shutter speed, metering, camera care, lenses, filters, accessories, and other important settings to take great pictures. Bring your camera’s manual.

McConnell Center Room 301

Taught by:

Allan Wood

Allan Wood has been involved with graphics and photography for over 35 years. He has spent nearly 25 years as an educator and has had his own portrait and photo lab business for 6 years. He spent 12 years teaching at McIntosh College where he also researched and developed the successful Associate's Degree program in Digital Photography, where he also taught most of the courses. His book "The Graphic Designer's Digital Toolkit" is now in its 5th edition integrating traditional graphic design concepts with technologies in Adobe computer graphics. He created an academic web site at www.digitoolkit.com. His images have appeared in magazines, cards, and calendars. His recent projects include developing a New England lighthouse tourism Web site at www.nelights.com, photographing all 168 of New England's lighthouses, and publishing a new book entitled "New England Lighthouse Stories: Shipwrecks, Rescues, and Hauntings".

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Taking Wicked Good Pictures Mini Course: Part 2 On Location at Great Bay Wildlife Refuge-This course is full, please call the office to be put on the waiting list

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Saturday, May 19, 2018

Time: 8:30 am - 10:30 am

This beginner class involves the following day after the “classroom” where we go out to shoot. Here you will be learning to use selective focus called “Depth of Field” to either blur out backgrounds, or to make everything sharp in an image by controlling the Aperture and Shutter Speed combination (with ISO or “camera speed” settings) on your camera for landscapes, portraits, and close ups. Your camera should either be an advanced point and shoot that has settings to display a non-green “A” or “Av” setting, or one that uses interchangeable lenses (DSLR). We’ll hike around a very level course at the Great Bay Wildlife Refuge. You’ll also learn to use your pop up flash outdoors for portraits and flower photography. We’re going to create images involving compositional elements in the use of color, or absence of color, angle of view, rule of thirds, leading lines, 50/50, framing, etc.

* We’ll meet promptly at 8:30 AM at the parking lot at the refuge. Take a right inside Pease Airforce Base, follow signs for refuge, then at rotary, continue on Arboretum Drive a few miles to the parking lot (keep driving to the end). I’ll have on a white hat

Rain Date , Sunday May 20, 2018

Taught by:

Allan Wood

Allan Wood has been involved with graphics and photography for over 35 years. He has spent nearly 25 years as an educator and has had his own portrait and photo lab business for 6 years. He spent 12 years teaching at McIntosh College where he also researched and developed the successful Associate's Degree program in Digital Photography, where he also taught most of the courses. His book "The Graphic Designer's Digital Toolkit" is now in its 5th edition integrating traditional graphic design concepts with technologies in Adobe computer graphics. He created an academic web site at www.digitoolkit.com. His images have appeared in magazines, cards, and calendars. His recent projects include developing a New England lighthouse tourism Web site at www.nelights.com, photographing all 168 of New England's lighthouses, and publishing a new book entitled "New England Lighthouse Stories: Shipwrecks, Rescues, and Hauntings".

Address:
Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge
28 Arboretum Drive
Newington, NH
03801 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 0

On Location Advanced Photo Class! White Balance, Bracketing Exposures, Flash Balance @ Prescott Park and Portsmouth Center

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Saturday, June 2, 2018

Time: 8:30 am - 10:30 am

This advanced class is for those who have cameras with interchangeable lens, or those with a camera that has settings or a dial displaying a non-green “A” or “Av” setting. We’ll cover using white balance settings for creative control, use of histograms, bracketing exposures for the best image tones, using exposure compensation controls, and balancing your pop up flash outdoors with natural light. For cameras with built in pop up flashes we’ll cover uses, and how to balance your flash with the outdoor or ambient natural light to create photos that display background details while lighting up your subject for pleasing skin tones. We’ll hike around Portsmouth center to Prescott Park. Rain Date, Sunday 6/3/18.

*Meeting on site. We’ll be meeting at the market square corner in Portsmouth at 8:30 in front of the bakery where the motorcycles park in the summer. I’ll have on a leather jacket and white cap.

 

Taught by:

Allan Wood

Allan Wood has been involved with graphics and photography for over 35 years. He has spent nearly 25 years as an educator and has had his own portrait and photo lab business for 6 years. He spent 12 years teaching at McIntosh College where he also researched and developed the successful Associate's Degree program in Digital Photography, where he also taught most of the courses. His book "The Graphic Designer's Digital Toolkit" is now in its 5th edition integrating traditional graphic design concepts with technologies in Adobe computer graphics. He created an academic web site at www.digitoolkit.com. His images have appeared in magazines, cards, and calendars. His recent projects include developing a New England lighthouse tourism Web site at www.nelights.com, photographing all 168 of New England's lighthouses, and publishing a new book entitled "New England Lighthouse Stories: Shipwrecks, Rescues, and Hauntings".

Address:
Market Square corner
in front of the bakery where motorcyles park in summer
Portsmouth, NH Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6