Lake Ann from Maple Pass
Lake Ann from Maple Pass

Burlington Parks & Recreation

Photography Classes with Andy Porter

Learn from local talent Andy Porter--take one of his popular photography classes!
Take one or take them all. Perfect for fall.

"Nature Photography - DSLR Basics - Beginners Level 1"

Day/Time: Wednesday, Oct 5
                 (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. Cover 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 image 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 basics registration form and composition 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: Take Awesome Pictures with Any Camera"

Day/Time: Wednesday, Oct 12
                 AND Wed, Oct 19
                  (6-9pm)
Ages:        Adults and youth 12+
Fee:          $80
Location:  Burlington Parks & Rec
                  Center

DAY 1: COMPOSITION: Think you’ve taken the perfect shot? Then you view the photo and it doesn’t portray your vision properly? Frustrating! 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.


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