The Next Level classes are in five 3-hour session for a total of 15 hours.
Session 1 starts at 5:30 Friday night, Sessions 2-4 are on Saturday, Session 5 ends Noon Sunday (unless otherwise noted)
Photography: The Next Level Series, with Earl and Wayne
Digital Photography: The Next Level - Whether you've been shooting photogrpahs for years, or just starting, this comprehensive class is for you! Wayne Jarvis will explain the technical and artistic sides of photography.
Getting the Most Out of Photoshop Elements 11, 12 or 13 - This is a hands-on class and is designed to get you comfortable with the main Tools, Layers, Masks, Filters and Workspace.
Portraiture: The Next Level - Whether you’re interested in building your own studio setup or just want to get better picture of your friends and family or even coworkers. This class will help you understand how to use the equipment you have as well as what tools you may want to acquire to build your system.
Travel and Landscape: The Next Level - Learn how to develop your unique vision to document and capture your travels with your camera.
Paint with Light (Use light, much like an artist's brush) -The Dutch Masters knew what they were doing in their use of light. They created drama by with their use of light and dark. And that drama was best achieved if only a part of the painting was lit.
|Wayne Jarvis has over 40 years of photographic experience; 20 years digital editing experience and over 15 years classroom experience. Wayne showed interest in photography from an early age. He has shot with a variety of equipment including large format view cameras, medium format, 35mm SLR and over 10 years shooting in digital. In addition to the depth of his photographic experience, Wayne also has comparably wide computer experience. A long time popular classroom instructor, Wayne continues to receive high survey marks. He has taught in a variety of venues. Over the years he has developed and taught a wide range of photo and computer classes. Wayne has been involved in digital image editing practically from its inception. He tried numerous programs, landing on and ultimately staying with Photoshop as it became the industry standard. He has used numerous versions of Photoshop and Photoshop Elements as well as various other Adobe products.
Earl Richardson has more than 30 years experience in newspaper, magazine and commercial photography. Earl attended the University of Kansas and has a BS in Journalism with an emphasis in Photojournalism. He also holds a J.D from the University of Kansas School of Law. Earl's newspaper career included stops at the Columbia (MO.) Daily Tribune, the Topeka Capital-Journal and the Lawrence Journal-World. He ended his newspaper career as the Director of Photography at the Capital-Journal. He has been a full-time commercial photographer for the past 10 years, serving clients ranging from the New York Times to national advertising clients. Earl was an early adopter of digital photography and was one of the first photographers in Kansas to make the total switch to digital capture and digital imaging. He has more than 15 years of Photoshop experience and is always trying to learn new approaches to effective visual communications. He has lectured to classes at the University of Kansas as well as presenting at professional seminars in the areas of photojournalism, digital imaging and light painting. He regularly serves as a mentor to high school photographers in Northeast Kansas.