Andy Porter classes
Sharpen your skills, field of focus and eye - get the photos you want!

Burlington Parks & Recreation

Photography Classes with Andy Porter

Fall brings amazing foliage to capture - and the return of Burlington Parks & Recreation's popular classes with photography instructor Andy Porter.

"Awesome Images with your DSLR Basics - Beginners Level 1"


Day/Time:  Wed, Sept 20  
                   OR Thurs, Sept 28
                   OR Wed, Oct 18
                   OR Thurs, Oct 26
                   (6-9pm)
Ages:         Adults and youth 12+
Fee:           $40
Location:   Burlington Parks &
                   Rec Center

Is your DSLR always set on auto? Quality images start with understanding manual exposure. Learn about bracketing, polarizers, and the benefits of capturing images in the RAW format and more. Lots of time for hands-on and instructor Q&A. Learn to use your camera to create the images you want. Come with your camera and owner’s manual.


Ready to reserve your spot? Call Burlington Parks & Recreation with a Visa/MC to reserve an immediate space: (360) 755-9649.

View the DSLR photography registration form for more details and options.

Questions? Give us a call or send us an Email.

Thank you,
Burlington Parks & Recreation Department
www.burlingtonwa.gov/recreation
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"Composition & Basic Editing with Any Camera"

Day/Time: Wednesday, Nov 1
                 AND/OR Thurs, Nov 9
                  (6-9pm)
Ages:        Adults and youth 12+
Fee:          $40 per class
Location:  Burlington Parks & Rec
                  Center

DAY 1: COMPOSITION: There are actually basic rules to composing a photograph. This class is open to ANY picture taker, regardless of the type of camera you have (iPhone, DSLR, point and shoot)
Andy will guide you through the basic rules of composition: subject placement; use of the horizon; reflections; leading lines; the Rule of Thirds; framing; and more.

DAY 2: EDITING: Ever try to capture a fantastic scene, only to be disappointed with the results? To create an image that looks just like what you saw, especially in low light situations, you must edit the image. Discussion will include types of editing software. Edit images in class, learn tips and tools to use in your journey into this new, exciting world.

"Awesome Images with your DSLR - Intermediate - Level 2"


Day/Time:  Thurs, Oct 19
                   OR Wed, Nov 8
                   (6-9pm)
Ages:         Adults and youth 12+
Fee:           $40
Location:   Burlington Parks &     
                   Rec Center

Ready for more? Delve deeper into depth of field and mastery over how much of what's in front of you is in focus. Advanced techniques include: shutter speeds, focus, tripods, and capturing night images.

Prerequisites: DSLR Basics or *very* comfortable shooting in manual mode on your DSLR.



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