• Focus on Faces
    January 16, 2016
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • The Right Light
    February 13, 2016
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Control the Light
    March 12, 2016
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • That Candid Look
    April 9, 2016
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Weddings/Parties
    May 14, 2016
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • In the Studio
    June 11, 2016
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Intermediate Photo is for the photographer wishing to hone her skills or improve his craft and take creative photography beyond the ordinary. Each lesson inspires you to grow and provide the tools to complete your assignments and pushing the limits of your photography. You will learn through participation in dynamic discussion, stimulating lecture, challenging assignments and constructive critique.

Date: Mondays, Tuesdays, Saturdays or Sundays once a month in 2016

Time: 7-9pm Mondays, 7-9pm Tuesdays, 9-11am Saturdays, or 10-12pm Sundays

Instructor: Mark Crase and David Bever

How It Works: We focus on four topics: Family, Faces and Portrait, Flash Photography, Landscape photography, and Exposure and Composition. Each topic has six classes that meet once a month called a “Session.” After six months the Session starts again on a new day. You can sign up for any individual classes that interests you or for a full 6 class session. For more information, check out the detailed session descriptions below. Limit of 25 attendees per class.

Pricing Options:

Individual Class: $49 each
Class Session (6 classes under same category): $249
Session 2-pack (Any two 6-class sessions, 12 classes total): $399
Season Ticket (Any intermediate class for the entire calendar year): $599

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Focus your efforts on capturing the emotion of your subject and controlling the environment for the very best portraits and candid people photos.

Focus on Faces – Learn 5 rules of portrait photos and how to apply them to your pictures of family, friends and clients.  Learn to control the camera and lens to achieve your desired look.
The Right Light – Light strikes the subject and creates an emotional response. Learn to see and use natural light to achieve the look you desire.
Control the Light – Use the light you find to build the photo you desire.  Find and create the light and look required with reflectors and diffusers.
That Candid Look   You’re on vacation, walking the street and having fun.  How do you capture those natural looks and moments? Learn the tips and techniques used to create stunning and candid photos.
Weddings and Parties – Where to stand, what to shoot, how to pose and specialty shots that makes a difference at your next party.
In the Studio – Transform your living room or garage for your Christmas card or prom photo.  Start with one simple light an build into something amazing.  Learn to sculpt with light simply and see how easy studio shooting can be.

Saturdays 9-11am January – June:

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Mondays 7-9pm July – December:

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Learn to effectively control your flash, your camera and your lens to sculpt light and create stunning images that look like you never used a flash!

Flash Equipment and Techniques Understand the technical aspects of flash from the camera controls to the buttons on your flash.  Discussion of the physics of light and how light affects your photography,
Indoor FlashApply fun techniques to make effective flash pictures under indoor and low light situations.  Explore light modifiers, bounce flash and slow flash synch flash for people indoors.
Outdoor Flash Learn to add fill flash in natural light, reduce contrast and control shadows.  Master flash and exposure controls to create the look and feel you desire.
Advanced Flash Techniques
– Using flash offers a fantastic creative opportunity…light painting, colored filters, and drag-shutter techniques allow us to build fun and interesting pictures.
Off Camera Flash – Move the flash, change the light and make better pictures.  the creative possibilities using off camera flash are limitless.  Use it to your advantage for people, close-ups and a variety of subjects.
Multiple Flash Techniques – One flash is good…two flashes are better.  Add multi-flash for a whole new level of creativity.  Learn to use flash triggers in manual or auto to create exciting photos.

Mondays 7-9pm, January – June:

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Saturdays 9-11am July – December:

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Learn to apply the rules of composition and exposure to develop an artistic approach to build stunning images. Train yourself to see creatively and shoot the images you desire.

The Exposure RangeMaster spot vs matrix metering, mid-tone value and your vision. Learn to see the light from highlight to shadow and where to place the exposure on the scale.
Managing Light and DarkLight – Dark subjects are problematic.  Learn the strategy and application of exposure control to create the pictures you desire.  Light and dark is simplified with the right metering skills.
Tough Exposure DecisionsHow do you decide what is the right exposure?  How does your creative desire affect your exposure decision?  Use the exposure matrix to guide you to capturing the right light.
Effective Composition – The rules of composition give control of pictures aesthetically. The formula guides us to better placement of subject and elements with classic style.
Creative Subject PlacementWhere and why do you place the subject and horizon yo make great photos?  Move beyond the rules to create images with balance and tension.
Shapes, Patterns and LinesRecognize and use geometric shapes, lines and forms to make better pictures. Know how our eye looks for these familiar shapes in art and how we can use geometry to our advantage.

Tuesdays 7-9pm January – June:

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Sundays 10-12pm July – December:

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Great landscape images are found in nature but they are built in your camera. Learn to use the light, your lens, foreground & background and filters to create stunning outdoor photos.

Techniques for Better ScenesLearn the three styles of landscape images and use of hyper-focal distance.
Creating Depth in the Landscape – Great foregrounds are the secret to great landscapes. Create them effectively.
Amazing Details and MacrosStep closer, make effective images of small subjects. Learn the tips & techniques.
Filters for Light Control Use polarizer, neutral density, and graduated filters to make better scenic images.
Landscape Field Experience– Take your classroom knowledge into the field.  Practice your lessons while making scenic images right here in the South Bay.
Bring it all Together– Take a critical look at your landscape photos.  What spark do you need to make them worthy of publishing? Examine editing, selecting and post-processing your prize winners.

Tuesdays 7-9pm, January – June:

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Sundays 10-12pm, July – December:

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Full Schedule in PDF format: 2016 Intermediate Schedule.

How to Register: Register online above. Or, to register in store or over the phone, click on the link below to download our flyer. Call 310-375-7014 to register over the phone, or bring your form to our store in Torrance and register in person.By purchasing this class, you agree to the terms of the cancellation policy.

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Venue:  

Venue Phone: 310-375-7014

Venue Website:

Address:
23845 South Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance, California, 90505, United States