Photography

At Southwest School of Art, we have an exceptional facility for teaching traditional and non-traditional imaging. Students receive a solid technical foundation in photography, combined with opportunities to learn innovative techniques, both historical and digital.

Photography Material List

  Materials List

Classes not listed here will either have required materials in the class description, discuss needed materials during the first class, or the materials will be supplied.

Photography Studios Course Descriptions

These are the course descriptions only. Please scroll down to Quantity and Pricing to register.

 5010a | Black & White Darkroom Photography | Studio Class

Level: All Levels | Instructor: Joe Harjo
Dates: Wed, 9/16/2020 to 11/4/2020 | 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Studio: Lende Photography Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $290.00 | Friends/Seniors (65+): $275.00

This class is designed for photographers who have no previous darkroom experience or those who want to expand their knowledge of the darkroom. Learn about black & white film developing and printing, dodging and burning of prints, toning, print retouching, and print finishing. Essential elements of camera handling, metering, lens accessories, camera accessories, and composition issues will be explained and demonstrated. Intermediate-level photographers will be encouraged to achieve better mastery over their equipment, materials, and printing skills.

 5010b | Black & White Darkroom Photography | Studio Class

Level: All Levels | Instructor: Victor Pagona
Dates: Wed, 9/16/2020 to 11/4/2020 | 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Studio: Lende Photography Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $290.00 | Friends/Seniors (65+): $275.00

This class is designed for photographers who have no previous darkroom experience or those who want to expand their knowledge of the darkroom. Learn about black & white film developing and printing, dodging and burning of prints, toning, print retouching, and print finishing. Essential elements of camera handling, metering, lens accessories, camera accessories, and composition issues will be explained and demonstrated. Intermediate-level photographers will be encouraged to achieve better mastery over their equipment, materials, and printing skills.

 ON-5061 | Illustration Techniques | Online

Level: All Levels | Instructor: Todd Fichter
Dates: Thurs, 10/15/2020 to 11/19/2020 | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Studio: Online 
Tuition: $165.00 | Friends/Seniors (65+): $150.00

Please register by September 28. This course will introduce Adobe Illustrator®, both the program's basic and advanced drawing tools. An exploration of various illustration styles such as stylized and photorealistic will also be covered. Students must have a computer with an Adobe Illustrator software subscription; see materials list.

 ON-5176 | iPhone Photography | Online

Level: All Levels | Instructor: Victor Pagona
Dates: Sat, 11/7/2020 to 11/7/2020 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Studio: Online 
Tuition: $50.00 | Friends/Seniors (65+): $35.00

Please register by September 28. Find yourself taking more and more pictures with a phone on a daily basis? Learn from a photographer whose practice includes photographing regularly with an iPhone. This short workshop can help improve the digital photos the phone captures and covers various iPhone camera functions.

 ON-5202 | Photoshop 101: Essential Basic | Online

Level: All Levels | Instructor: Nancy Cavender-Garcia
Dates: Tues, 9/29/2020 to 11/17/2020 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Studio: Online
Tuition: $190.00 | Friends/Seniors (65+): $175.00

Please register by September 14. Through structured hands-on instructor-led training expand your skills in pixel-based photography and turn up the quality of your photographs through digital enhancement. Learn the fundamentals of Adobe Photoshop® starting with the software interface and moving on to the foundational tools used in most projects. Students must have a computer with an Adobe Photoshop CC software subscription; see materials list.

 
 

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5010a | Black & White Darkroom Photography | Studio Class
Studio Class - See description above
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 9/16/2020 and ending 11/4/2020 at 10:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 290.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 275.00 ea.

5010b | Black & White Darkroom Photography | Studio Class (Full)
Studio Class - See description above
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 9/16/2020 and ending 11/4/2020 at 6:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 290.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 275.00 ea.

ON-5061 | Illustration Techniques | Online (Full)
Online Class - See description above
Please register by September 28.
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 10/15/2020 and ending 11/19/2020 at 6:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 165.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 150.00 ea.

ON-5176 | iPhone Photography | Online
Online Class - See description above
Please register by September 28.
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 11/7/2020 and ending 11/7/2020 at 10:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 50.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 35.00 ea.

ON-5202 | Photoshop 101: Essential Basic | Online (Full)
Online Class - See description above
Please register by September 14.
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 9/29/2020 and ending 11/17/2020 at 6:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 190.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 175.00 ea.

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If registering during Member's Priority registration, login to the website to purchase the classes that you would like to attend. To find classes, visit the Adult Class pages. Be sure to read the descriptions before selecting your class(es). Note: Each area of concentration will have separate registration forms. If you're registering for more than one area of concentration, please follow the prompts shown in the registration form. 

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