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Digital Photography Basics - LIFE 2018
with J. O'Brien
You've got a new camera. It's got a bunch of buttons and settings you don't understand. Now what? Learn how to use it. In this class, students will learn the basic concepts and skills necessary for operating a digital camera starting with types of cameras, camera anatomy, shooting modes and how they work, and understanding the digital image. After we cover the basics of camera operation, we will cover how to get the most out of your camera through exploring photo composition. By the end of the course, each of you will have gained hands-on experience in basic digital photography techniques.
Digital Photography Editing Basics - LIFE 2017
with J. O'Brien
You've learned to use your camera and have developed a great eye for photography. Take your photographs to the next level with software. In this class, students will learn how to take their photographs from good to great, leveraging digital image editing software from Adobe. Learn to understand the histogram, how to use it and get the most out of your images. The class will cover improving exposure, contrast and color as well as selectively improving areas of the image with blemish removal, sharpening and blurring.
Personal Protection in the Home - LIFE*1039
with Pat Lewis
The goal of this course is to develop the students' basic knowledge, skills and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a handgun for protection of self and family. The course will also provide information on the law-abiding citizen's right to self-defense. Students must provide 200 rounds and their own .38 caliber or larger (non-magnum) center-fire handguns and ammunition. Ammunition must be factory-loaded, full metal jacket design (no reloads). Continued participation in this class will require a student to demonstrate safe handling skills and complete a shooting proficiency evaluation with his/her handgun during the first class session. Students must present proof of participation (a signed certificate of completion) in either the LCCC/LCSD Basic Pistol Course or the NRA Basic Pistol Course on the first night of class. Any firearms brought to the course will be unloaded prior to entering the LCSD Building. Ammunition and firearms must be carried in separate containers. This course is for law-abiding adult citizens (minimum age is 21). A criminal history check will be done by the Sheriff's Department prior to the start of the class.
This in-person class requires participants to agree to:
Memoir: Write Your Story
with Tina Ann Forkner
If you have ever wanted to write your story, this writing course is for you. Led by award-winning author, Tina Ann Forkner, this class will guide students as they plan, develop, and begin writing a memoir in the form of a book or personal essay. Time will be included for in-class writing sessions, peer workshops, as well as instructor feedback. This class is for writers of all levels, and ZOOM makes it easy to attend class from the comfort of your own home.