A DAY AT THE ZOO
Friday, June 16  /  8:30-11:30 a.m.  /  D. Robertson  /  $30
Saturday, July 8  /  8:30-11:30 a.m.  /  D. Robertson  /  $30
Friday, August 11  /  8:30-11:30 a.m.  / D. Robertson  /  $30

Spend a day taking photos at the Sedgwick County Zoo. There will be many opportunities for action, portrait, landscape and micro shots in this class.
We will discuss composition, action, backgrounds, photography, exotic animals, birds, reptiles and more. Students are responsible for the admission fee
into the zoo. 

 

A DAY AT BOTANICA
Saturday, June 24  /  9 a.m.-Noon  /  D. Robertson  /  $30
Friday, July 14  /  9 a.m.-Noon  /  D. Robertson  /  $30
Saturday, August 19  /  9 a.m.-Noon  /  D. Robertson  /  $30

Spend a day taking photos at Botanica. Close-up photos of flowers and insects, as well as discussion and practice of reverse lens photography, are all part of this class. Your goal will be to achieve amazing 1:1 nature shots. Macro/micro lenses and close-up lenses will be used. Students are responsible for the admission fee into Botanica.

 

FIREWORKS PHOTOGRAPHY
Saturday, June 10  /  9:30-11:30 p.m.  /  D. Robertson  /  $25

Learn the rules and fundamentals of photographing fireworks. We’ll meet downtown to shoot the final fireworks display during the Wichita River Festival. Once enrolled, a complete itinerary of the evening’s shooting locations, as well as an equipment list, will be provided.

 

CASSODAY BIKE RUN - DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY
Sunday, June 4  /  7:30-10:30 a.m.  /  D. Robertson  /  $40
Sunday, August 6  /  7:30-10:30 a.m.  /  D. Robertson  /  $40

Documentary photography refers to photography that highlights events relevant to history or everyday life. In this class, you’ll travel to Cassoday, Kansas to photograph the Cassoday Bike Run. You’ll be a photojournalist for the day – someone who photographs, edits and displays images to tell a visual story.

If you want to carpool with other students, you will need to meet at CityArts and be on the road by 6:30 a.m. If you choose not to carpool, meet in Cassoday at 7:30 a.m. across the street from the post office at Main & Kansas Street ready to shoot.

Breakfast will be available for purchase at the Cassoday Café after class.

 

REFRESHER COURSE
Monday, June 5  /  5:30-8:30 p.m.  /  D. Robertson  /  $30
Monday, July 10  /  5:30-8:30 p.m.  /  D. Robertson  /  $30
Monday, August 7  /  5:30-8:30 p.m.  /  D. Robertson  /  $30

In this one-night refresher class, you will have the opportunity to ask questions about anything you’ve learned in the photography program that you aren’t clear on, such as white balance, custom white balance, focus lock, metering, exposure, compensation, flash photography, lens and equipment choices, tripods — virtually any topic concerning the DSLR that you wish to bring up. This is a discussion formatted class.

 

CRITIQUE CLASS
Monday, June 12  /  5:30-8:30 p.m.  /  D. Robertson  /  $30
Monday, July 17  /  5:30-8:30 p.m.  /  D. Robertson  /  $30
Monday, August 14  /  5:30-8:30 p.m.  /  D. Robertson  /  $30

Finding and expressing our vision involves having our work critiqued in order to know where we are as photographers and artists and how others respond to our images. This is the quickest way to improve your work. This class asks you to bring your images on a flash drive for constructive classroom critique. Bring 10 photos and order them of importance you wish to have them critiqued. Learn from your images and your fellow classmates.

 

FLASH CLINIC
Monday, June 19  /  5:30-8:30 p.m.  /  D. Robertson  /  $30
Monday, July 24  /  5:30-8:30 p.m.  /  D. Robertson  /  $30
Monday, August 21  /  5:30-8:30 p.m.  /  D. Robertson  /  $30

If you struggle with correctly using your external flash unit, this interactive flash clinic is for you. Along with manual flash we will cover the different flash modes as well as the technique of fill-in flash. You will work with the instructor to perfect exposure of your flash shots both indoors and outdoors. Please bring your external flash unit, flash manual, camera and flash bracket if you own one.

 

STREET PHOTOGRAPHY
Tuesday, June 6-27  /  5:30-7:30 p.m.  /  D. Robertson  /  $65
Tuesday, July 11-August 1  /  5:30-7:30 p.m.  /  D. Robertson  /  $65
Tuesday, August 8-29  /  5:30-7:30 p.m.  /  D. Robertson  /  $65

Street photography is about taking candid photos of people, places and things in their natural environment. These photos are unmanipulated scenes that capture emotion, humanity and soul while creating powerful, compelling and emotional moments in time. This class will include learning the technique of street photography through film, shooting, critique, lecture and review.