The Art of Black and White Photography

Black and White has always been regarded as a photographic art of its own. Learn to see in black & white, expand your visual interest and use camera controls and exposure techniques to capture workable image files for the black and white process. Students should have basic understanding of photographic principles including understanding camera controls. Required equipment: DSLR camera and tripod. The course involves two weeks of class with the first week offering a classroom session and the second week taking place on site.

Participants will need to bring a single lens reflex digital camera to class.

Instructor: Tom Neumeyer
Date: Thursdays, April 3 - 17, 2014 from 6-8:45 p.m.
Fee: $69

Tom Neumeyer, owner of Neumeyer Photography in Cape Girardeau, has taught many courses for the amateur photographer. Tom is also the author and photographer of a new book, Cape Girardeau Then and Now, a photographic history of the city.

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Death by PowerPoint

Right now as you are reading this, thousands of people are experiencing the horror, the audacity, the menace know as PowerPoint poisoning. Side after slide of excessive bullets, distracting animations, and bad images cause your audience to lose attention and succumb to its sleep inducing effects. Come join us as Dan Presson unravels the causes of PowerPoint poisoning, how you can prevent it in your presentations and how to work with your PowerPoint to strengthen your message. Remember, only you can prevent PowerPoint poisoning.

Instructor: Daniel Presson
Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 12-1 p.m.
Fee: $39

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iPad – Through Basics and Beyond

This hands-on iPad course will wash your iPad worries away. The first session will show you how to accomplish the essential, basic tasks of your iPad. Everything from general navigation, the App Store, and other standard apps will be covered. The second session will dive into more complex and productivity based applications. Ever want to use the “cloud”? Want to discover productivity apps (such as Dropbox, Wunderlist, GoodNotes, etc.) that can help simplify your common, everyday tasks? Bring your iPad and get ready to say iCan!

Instructor: Egbar Ozenkoski
Date: Mondays, March 31,2014 6-8pm and April 07,2014 6-8:30pm
Fee: $49

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Photography Basics: Pose and Compose

Learn how to compose a great picture, what should be included, what should be excluded. Find out how to get those "candid" shots of your kids. Learn how to pose without posing. Learn the differences between posing a male and a female.

Instructor: Elizabeth from Liz-Marie Photography
Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 6-9 p.m.
Fee: $39

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Red Cross Pet First Aid

Learn how to respond to health emergencies and provide basic first aid for the four-legged members of your family. Practice and preparation will help you be calm and effective in an emergency, protecting you and your animal from further injury or suffering.

Printed materials are included in the price of this training.

Instructor: Christine Beardslee
Date: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 from 6-9 p.m.
Fee: $59

Christine Beardslee is a American Red Cross Certified Health and Safety Instructor. She has been with the American Red Cross since 2011 teaching courses such as Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED and First Aid as well as Blood borne Pathogens and Pet First Aid. Christine loves animals. She started her interest with a 4H project where the bred and sold AKC Registered German Shepherd Puppies. She has also worked for 12 years doing pet photography and has a Rhodesian Ridgeback and a Pomeranian, both rescued dogs.

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Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701
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