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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education

Photography Workshop

with Michael Leonard


Expanded class! 

Learn basic, foundational knowledge with an introduction to camera functions, including exposure, Raw Mode, White Balance, and controlling depth of field. Get an intro to Adobe Bridge & Photoshop. Using student images taken previously, Mike will give a live processing demo and show how to process a raw file and finish it for printing, sharing, etc. Cover intermediate functions, including stitching and HDR processing, understanding the most common file types and prepping images for printing. Critiques and an open discussion will conclude the session, along with information about photo opportunities and offerings happening in the area to continue their photography journey. Expect weekly homework assignments; the subject matter is open and inclusive, practicing the content covered in each class, with student images used in subsequent sessions. 

Required: DSLR camera that captures in Raw mode OR an Android or iPhone with Lightroom installed, a working knowledge of computers and an interest in learning skills in Adobe Photoshop.

Optional: Laptop with Adobe Photoshop installed. 

Mike Leonard, a photographer since the ‘80s with experience ranging from TV production to leading photography cruises, has been teaching for 12+ years. Acknowledged by Adobe Systems as a leader of a Photoshop User Group in Portland, ME, he enjoys teaching all levels of photographers in growing their talents.

  • May 23 - Jun 6th, 2023
    Tue for 3 weeks from 6:00 - 9:00 pm


207 934 4461

40 E E Cummings Blvd.
Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064 Get directions

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