Do you have a digital camera and still shoot in the automatic mode? Here is an opportunity to learn about the creative possibilities that unfold when you learn the basics of photography, camera modes and basic composition. If you are a beginner, this class is for you. Bring your camera and manual and learn to make you images your own.

Time: Mondays, beginning January 30th, 6:00 – 8:30 pm


You are comfortable with your camera and want to take it to the next level. This class explores different ways of seeing and capturing your subject and photographic techniques to enhance your images. Review images you have made, look at photographers who may inspire you and bring your photography to the next level. You will learn ways to showcase your images and take home a portfolio of work that will inspire you to do more!

Time: Mondays, beginning March 13th, 6:00 – 8:30 pm


This is a continuation of digital photography II but newcomers are welcome to join as well. Must have an understanding of the relationship between ISO, shutter speed and aperture. The class will continue to focus on individual’s interests, lighting, creativity and editing. Please come with your cameras and an eagerness to participate and delve deeper into your photographic journey.

Time: Tuesdays, beginning January 31st, 6:00 – 8:30 pm

Location: Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School
Cost: $125 for each series of five classes

These courses are being taught by photographer Deedie Steele. Classes meet for two hours and a half hours once per week for five weeks.