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Classes

Understanding Basic Photography

Do you want to understand the basics of 35 mm and digital cameras? Are you looking to learn more about shutter speeds and f-stops? This course covers the basic fundamental principles of photography. Starting with the basic exposure controls, we move on to many other topics including camera functions and modes, different lenses and what they do and we finish with exploring basic composition for taking better photographs. We will even take a look at the operation of your camera, so bring it along! This workshop is designed for adjustable cameras. The simplest pocket point and shoot cameras will not be discussed, although photographers with those cameras are welcomed. Lunch break from 12:30-1:30 pm. Fee $69

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
PHOTO 1*01 - CS18 Council Bluffs Campus S 02/10/2018 8:30AM-4:30PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3361

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Outdoor Portrait Workshop

So you don't have a fancy portrait studio, but you like taking portraits. Well, one of the best studios available to all photographers is the outdoors. Photographer Pasquale Mingarelli has plenty of experience in outdoor portraiture. In this workshop we will discuss such outdoor challenges as posing, backgrounds, children, the use of props and how to make the most of the available outdoor light. So if you want to take better outdoor portraits of friends and family or perhaps even make a little money with your camera, this workshop is for you. Important: Bring your camera and its USB cord or a card reader to download your photos to a computer. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
PHOTO 99*01 - CS18 Council Bluffs Campus S 04/21/2018 9:00AM-3:30PM Arts Center
1 session Call 712-325-3361

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Photography Composition Workshop

Have you ever wondered what are some little things you can do to improve your photography? If so, this hands on workshop is for you. The design and compositional elements taught in this class will apply to all types of photography including people, scenic shots, sports, wildlife, kids, etc and will greatly improve the composition of your photographs. Don't forget to bring your camera. Participants will get to use their new knowledge in the photo-taking portion of this workshop. Important: Bring your camera's USB cord or a card reader to download your photos to a computer. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
PHOTO 99*02 - CS18 Council Bluffs Campus S 04/07/2018 9:00AM-4:00PM Arts Center
1 session Call 712-325-3361

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Online Learning

Whether you're looking for professional development or personal enrichment, these six-week online courses are the perfect way to learn a new skill or enhance your existing ones. You'll spend roughly two to four hours each week completing two engaging lessons in an enjoyable, interactive learning environment. Expert instructors develop and lead every course, and you'll be able to interact with them and with fellow students in lively online discussion areas. New sessions start every month, so you can sign up anytime. Upon completing a course with a passing score, you'll get an award of completion from your learning institution. Most courses start at $100! 

Visit us at www.ed2go.com/iwcc for a complete list of classes!

Photography Suite

Learn everything from photography fundamentals to advanced portrait techniques to advance your photography hobby or turn it into a business. Cost $261 SAVE $39

Discover Digital Photography

You'll explore a broad overview of the basics of digital photography, including equipment, software, and practical uses. 

Mastering Your Digital SLR Camera

Get control of your digital SLR camera!  In this course, you'll break through the technology barrier and learn how to use your DSLR to take beautiful photos.

Photographing People with Your Digital Camera

Photographing people can be fun, exciting – and complicated! This course will make taking beautiful pictures of adults, children, and babies simple. Don't be nervous if you're new to digital photography, because we'll start with the basic principles you need to know in order to become a people photographer. 

Register online at www.ed2go.com/iwcc