Digital photography class
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Laura Moul, certified professional photographer and master photographer/craftsman photographer, will offer beginning digital photography classes from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. beginning Sept. 4 at Paintbrush Studio, 303A Pennsylvania Ave.
Participants can bring their point-and-shoot or SLR cameras and receive hands-on training on how to take photographs, what ones to save or edit, and ways to archive or organize them after images are shot. Moul reviews basic photography concepts and provides reference materials to help each student. A maximum of 10 students may enroll in each class. The fee for each part of the class is $25. Call to preregister at 304-743-8281, or visit www.moulphotography.com.
Part 1, Sept. 5: Students should bring their cameras, manuals, charged batteries and fresh memory cards with them. Moul will review how to take photographs, which photos to save/edit, and discuss ways to organize them.
Part 2, Sept. 12: Class concentrates on hands-on practice and transferring digital files to computer. Basic editing photo software will also be reviewed, including Picasa and Photoshop. Students may bring laptops.
Part 3, Oct. 3: This session reviews the first two parts and provides more in-depth instruction and practice especially with settings on students' cameras.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Erma Byrd Women Artists Gallery features work by more than 160 West Virginia female artists.
University of Charleston, Frankenberger Art Gallery, second floor of the Student Union building, and Erma Byrd Gallery, 2300 MacCorkle Ave. SE, Charleston. Contact P. Joseph Mullins, 304-357-4387. Open daily. Admission is free and the galleries are open to the public.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Creators Program is a community extension fundamental and continuing education program offered through Digiso @ West Virginia State University Economic Development Center. In collaboration with the Arts Council of Kanawha Valley and the West Virginia Film Office, the Creators Program provides workshop instruction in anything that involves "creating" for the mass media creative world and arts administration.
Attendees will be given a certificate of participation after each workshop. Each meeting will count as one unit toward an overall Creators Certificate awarded after completing 20 workshop units.
Upcoming workshops include: