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Digital Photography & Imaging

Participants in the following classes will learn about digital camera mechanics to take better pictures, and the elements of photographic design and picture editing using Adobe Photoshop.

Instructor:  Mr. Ricky E. Dawson, Certified Professional Photographer, Owner of Dawson Photography of Bassett, Virginia, enjoys the opportunity to share his knowledge.

Nuts and Bolts of Your Digital Photography
Do you have a digital camera but not sure what all of those buttons mean? Let professional photographer Ricky Dawson help you understand your camera by learning how the menu and buttons affect your camera and images.  Students will also learn how improve the quality of their images. Students will need to bring their own camera.

Correct Digital Photos Using Adobe Photoshop
Let professional photographer Ricky Dawson show you how your digital photos can be changed from dark and muddle to bright and vivid using Adobe Photoshop! Learn how to remove red eyes, correct blemishes, and learn how to make your subject matter stand out by blurring the background.

Correcting and Repairing Old Photos
Do you have old photographs that are torn or faded? In this class students will learn how to correct these images and get them back to their original condition. Students will also learn how they can use their digital camera to photograph images to make a copy of instead of using a bulky scanner.

All classes held at the Artisan Center, 54 W. Church Street, Uptown Martinsville

If interested in taking a class and it is not on our schedule at this time, email us to sign up today. When we obtain the minimum number of students required, we will contact you to schedule the class at your convenience.

This non-credit program is managed by:
Workforce Development and Continuing Education
Phone: 276.656.0260