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.

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Course details (meeting times, tuition, etc.) are listed below.

Photography Studios Course Descriptions

These are the course descriptions only

 5010a | Black & White Darkroom Photo | Studio

Level: All Levels | Instructor: Anthony Francis
Dates: Wed, 6/9/2021 to 7/28/2021 | 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Studio: Lende Photography Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $290 | Friends: $275 | Sessions: 8

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 Photo | Studio

Level: All Levels | Instructor: Anthony Francis
Dates: Wed, 6/9/2021 to 7/28/2021 | 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Studio: Lende Photography Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $290 | Friends: $275 | Sessions: 8

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.

 5202 | Photoshop 101: Essential Basic | Studio

Level: All Levels | Instructor: Nancy Cavender
Dates: Tues, 6/8/2021 to 7/27/2021 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Studio: Digital Imaging Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $275 | Friends: $260 | Sessions: 8

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. See materials list.

 5205 | Photoshop: The Next Step | Studio

Level: All Levels | Instructor: Nancy Cavender
Dates: Wed, 6/9/2021 to 7/28/2021 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Studio: Lende Photography Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $275 | Friends: $260 | Sessions: 8

Continue expanding your knowledge and use of Adobe Photoshop®. Ideal for those with working knowledge of basic Photoshop tools. Work one-on-one with the instructor to discover extra processes for creating, enhancing, and perfecting pixel-based photographs. See materials list.

 ON-5061 | Illustration Techniques | Online

Level: All Levels | Instructor: Todd Fichter
Dates: Wed, 6/9/2021 to 7/14/2021 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Studio: Online | Building: Online
Tuition: $165 | Friends: $150 | Sessions: 6

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 for details. Registration closes May 31.

 

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Review all of the policies and guidelines below. By continuing to Step 2, you acknowledge you have read and understand the polices and guidelines outlined in Step 1.

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If registering during Member's Priority registration, login to the website with your username and password. 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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