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Early Fall Workshop Schedule

Computer Newbie – Sept. 24 & 26 – 12-3pm ? $95

Never ever used a computer? Learn the basics and go online without all the jargon.

Intro to DSLR Photography – Sept 29 – 9am-1pm ? $95

For new (and new to digital) DSLR camera users. Learn auto and creative modes plus manual operation. Master aperture & shutter speed to capture the pictures you want.

Macs for Switchers – Oct. 1 & 3 – 12-3pm ? $95

A workshop for computer users new to the Mac. If you?re a proficient computer user but just feel a little lost after switching to a Mac, this class is for you. We?ll immerse you in the Macintosh way of doing things and guide you through the quirks and conventions of starting up, fine tuning settings, navigating your hard drive, managing files, connecting peripherals, printing, and networking.

iPad for New Users – Oct. 2 – 6-8:30pm ? $50

Learn how to navigate, organize and use your new iPad. Master gestures and installing Apps. Learn the many uses of the most popular digital tablet from communication to entertainment.

NEW!? Apps & Internet – Oct. 8 & 10 – 12-3pm ? $95

You?ve mastered Mac basics and want a taste of the many fun and practical tasks you can do on your Mac. Learn about email, web surfing, newsgroups, blogs, feeds, wikis, games, shopping, searching, sharing, and social networking. Plus sneak peeks into popular apps like iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie, Photoshop, Microsoft Office, and more.

NEW!? Intermediate Photography – Oct. 9 & 11 – 1-4 pm ? $95

Push your creative ideas and the best features of your camera to capture images better than ever before. Explore landscape, macro, portrait and product photography with lots of time to experiment hands-on.

The Enlightened Mac ?- Oct. 15 & 17 – 12-3pm ? $95

For proficient Mac users who want to hone their skills and get to the next level of geekiness. Here?s a grab bag of invaluable hints, tips, shortcuts, techniques, hidden features, and obscure settings to save you time, eliminate annoyances, make you more productive, and accomplish amazing feats.

NEW!? iPad Intermediate – Oct. 16 – 6-8:30pm ? $50

Master the iPad?s most popular Apps for Email, Internet, Calendars and more. Explore a variety of? available Apps for all interests from productivity, to video, communications like FaceTime & messaging, photography, and more. Learn what?s possible, and what?s not (yet.) Students should be familiar with their iPads, how they operate and syncing them to their computers.

NEW! iTunes Primer – Oct. 22 – 12-3pm ? $65

Become the master of your music and media by understanding this simple yet powerful media organizer. Learn how to import, organize and enjoy your music, podcasts, videos. Download selections from the iTunes store and transfer to mobile devices such as iPhones, iPads and iPods

Welcome to iPhoto – Oct. 23 & 25 – 1-3pm ? $95

Learn navigation and organization. Get the most from the Faces and Places features. Improve your images with simple corrections for problem photos. Share your photos online or in print.

NEW!? iCloud Overview – Oct. 22 – 12-3pm ? $65

Get a handle on this new way of computing. Understand how using cloud computing can make accessing your documents, data and images easy and convenient from any device and see if cloud computing is right for you.

Intro to Photoshop Elements – Oct. 30 & Nov. 1 – 12-3 pm ? $115

Learn to correct red-eye, crop, fix image color, remove unwanted objects, work with type, understand layers, masking, and more.

NEW! Intro to Page Layout and Adobe InDesign – Nov. 5 & 7 – 12-3pm ? $95

And introduction to InDesign?s capabilities as a professional page layout tool. Learn to create and organize pages for newsletters, manuals, and books. Learn the basics of manipulating type, images, and objects.

Spaces are limited.

Call 802-362-0222 today to register!

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The Know-How You Need! Computer Classes!

Computer Newbie – Sept. 24 & 26 – 12-3pm – $95

Never ever used a computer? Learn the basics and go online without all the jargon.

Intro to DSLR Photography – Sept 29 – 9am-1pm – $95

For new (and new to digital) DSLR camera users. Learn auto and creative modes plus manual operation. Master aperture & shutter speed to capture the pictures you want.

Macs for Switchers – Oct. 1 & 3 – 12-3pm – $95

A workshop for computer users new to the Mac. If you?re a proficient computer user but just feel a little lost after switching to a Mac, this class is for you. We?ll immerse you in the Macintosh way of doing things and guide you through the quirks and conventions of starting up, fine tuning settings, navigating your hard drive, managing files, connecting peripherals, printing, and networking.

iPad for New Users – Oct. 2 ? 6-8:30pm – $50

Learn how to navigate, organize and use your new iPad. Master gestures and installing Apps. Learn the many uses of the most popular digital tablet from communication to entertainment.

NEW!? Apps & Internet – Oct. 8 & 10- 12-3pm- ?$95

You?ve mastered Mac basics and want a taste of the many fun and practical tasks you can do on your Mac. Learn about email, web surfing, newsgroups, blogs, feeds, wikis, games, shopping, searching, sharing, and social networking. Plus sneak peeks into popular apps like iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie, Photoshop, Microsoft Office, and more.

NEW!? Intermediate Photography – Oct. 9 & 11 ? 1-4 pm – $95

Push your creative ideas and the best features of your camera to capture images better than ever before. Explore landscape, macro, portrait and product photography with lots of time to experiment hands-on.

The Enlightened Mac – Oct. 15 & 17 – 12-3pm – $95

For proficient Mac users who want to hone their skills and get to the next level of geekiness. Here?s a grab bag of invaluable hints, tips, shortcuts, techniques, hidden features, and obscure settings to save you time, eliminate annoyances, make you more productive, and accomplish amazing feats.

NEW!? iPad Intermediate – Oct. 16 – 6-8:30pm ? $50

Master the iPad?s most popular Apps for Email, Internet, Calendars and more. Explore a variety of? available Apps for all interests from productivity, to video, communications like FaceTime & messaging, photography, and more. Learn what?s possible, and what?s not (yet.) Students should be familiar with their iPads, how they operate and syncing them to their computers.

NEW! iTunes Primer- Oct. 22 – 12-3pm ? $65

Become the master of your music and media by understanding this simple yet powerful media organizer. Learn how to import, organize and enjoy your music, podcasts, videos. Download selections from the iTunes store and transfer to mobile devices such as iPhones, iPads and iPods

Welcome to iPhoto – Oct. 23 & 25 – 1-3pm – $95

Learn navigation and organization. Get the most from the Faces and Places features. Improve your images with simple corrections for problem photos. Share your photos online or in print.

NEW!? iCloud Overview – Oct. 22? – 12-3pm – $65

Get a handle on this new way of computing. Understand how using cloud computing can make accessing your documents, data and images easy and convenient from any device and see if cloud computing is right for you.

Intro to Photoshop Elements ? Oct. 30? &? Nov. 1 – 12-3 pm – $115

Learn to correct red-eye, crop, fix image color, remove unwanted objects, work with type, understand layers, masking, and more.

NEW! ? Intro to Page Layout and Adobe InDesign ? Nov. 5 & 7 – 12-3pm – $95

And introduction to InDesign?s capabilities as a professional page layout tool. Learn to create and organize pages for newsletters, manuals, and books. Learn the basics of manipulating type, images, and objects.

Spaces are limited.

Call 802-362-0222 today to register!

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Fall Camera and Computer Classes

Intro to DSLR Photography
Saturday, September 24 • 9am-1pm • $85
For new (and new to digital) DSLR camera users. You’ll learn auto and creative modes plus manual operations. Master aperture & shutter speed to capture the pictures you want.

Point & Shoot Like A Pro
Tuesday, September 27 &  Thursday, September 29 • 6-8pm • $85
Learn the best techniques for getting great landscapes and people photos using your point & shoot camera.

NPO Photo Labs
Thursdays • 3-5pm • $30/each or all three for $75
Oct. 26 – People;  Nov. 2 -Places;  Nov 9 – Products
Your images play a huge part in how your organization is perceived by the public. Learn the top ten (easy) things you should be doingto get better photos with any camera. Geared to all skill levels and equipment.

Fall Foliage Field Trips
Saturday, October 8  • 8:30  – 1pm • $75
Saturday, October 15 •  8:30  – 1pm • $75
Join a small group of fellow photo enthusiasts and enjoy a professionally guided photo safari. Get hands-on instruction, learn new techniques and tips for improving your photography as you explore Vermont nature trails and farmlands through the lens.

Mac Essentials
Wednesday., September 28  • 12-4pm • 6-8pm • $65
A workshop for new Mac users and computer novices. We’ll immerse ourselves in the Macintosh way of doing things: starting up, finding your way around, managing files, dabbling in rich media, connecting peripherals, printing, networking and sharing, and using Apple’s bundled applications.

The Enlightened Mac
Wed., October 5  • 12-4pm • 6-8pm • $65
Aimed at users already familiar with the Mac but want something more to get to the next level. Invaluable tips, shortcuts, techniques, hidden features, and obscure settings to save you time, eliminate annoyances, make you more productive.
Call 802-362-0222 to register

We’ now in the red schoolhouse on Richville Road. There’s plenty of room and all new equipment in this wonderful expanded facility!

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Photography Workshops, Field Trips and Walk-Abouts

Almost nobody visits Vermont in the fall without a camera. If you want to take the opportunity to improve your photography with professional instruction or guiding, Northshire Digital Arts Center has several offerings for you.

Intro to DSLR Photography

Sat, Sept 24 • 9-am-1pm • $85
Learn your DSLR camera?s auto & creative modes plus complete manual operations. Master aperture & shutter speed to capture the pictures you want. For new (or just new to digital)?DSLRcamera users.

Merck Forest Photo Field Trips

Sat., October 8th – $75 per person
Sat., October 15th – $75 per person
Join a small group of fellow photo enthusiasts and enjoy a professionally guided photo safari at Merck Forest & Farmland center. Get hands-on instruction, learn new techniques and tips for improving your photography as you explore the barn areas and the nature trails through the lens. These outings are led by Christine Glade, a professional photographer and Jack Glade, an avid area hiker and amateur photographer, and are appropriate for all skill levels and photographic interests.

You can meet the group at Merck Forest in Rupert or free group transportation is provided from The Tutorial Center in Manchester. You’ll be at Merck at around 9:00am and will spend the morning photographing Vermont’s natural beauty – from macro florals, brilliant foliage, stunning landscapes and animals. The walk to the farm center is an easy walk but more strenuous hikes can be arranged if you prefer. You’ll head back to Manchester at 12:30 for refreshments along with photo sharing and critique. Contact Northshire Digital Arts to register. Or call Christine at 802-236-3488.

Custom Photo Walk Abouts

Arrange for your own personal photography excursion in a variety of Southern Vermont settings such as Manchester Village or other local agricultural and natural areas. Led by a professional photographer, your instruction will be tailored to your interests and skill level. These Photo Walk Abouts are available to visitors and residents, and can be arranged for 2 to 4 hours depending on your interests. Small group transportation provided. Contact Northshire Digital Arts Center to arrange yours.

 

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New June 2011 Classes

Point & Shoot Like A Pro
Thur, June 2 (Part 1) & Thur, June 9 • 6-8pm (Part 2) • $85
Learn simple techniques for getting great landscapes, travel and people photos using your compact camera. We’ll cover all of the fundamentals of photography, plus introduce you to proven techniques for better photos. For beginners and advanced-beginners.

Intro to DSLR Photography
Sat, June 4 • 9am-1pm • $85
You’ll learn all of your camera’s auto and creative modes plus complete manual operations. You can master aperture & shutter speed to capture the pictures you want. For new (and new to digital) DSLR camera users, or anyone who wants a refresher on SLR photography.

Better Family Photos
Wed, June 8 • 9:30am – 12pm •  $65
Why are my photos blurry? How do I shoot my child’s soccer game? That’s not how that picture looked in my head. We hear these comments all the time. Learn all the best tips and techniques for photographing your family, especially children, with any camera – compact and DSLRs. You’ll learn to capture better action images and portraits.

Food shot with off-camera flashExplore Off-Camera Flash: Products & Food
Tues, Jun 7 • 6-8:30pm • $85
Great for food producers, restaurateurs, and makers of small products such as jewelry. You can instantly improve your images by using an external flash, off your camera.  For advanced-beginner and intermediate photographers familiar with their cameras operation.

Explore Off-Camera Flash: Portraits
Tues, Jun 21 • 6-8:30pm • $85
Whether you want to create simple business head shots of your staff or get a high-fashion looks for photos of friends – we’ll show you to how to create unbelievably better portraits by working with your external flash off of your camera. For advanced-beginner and intermediate photographers familiar with their cameras operation.

We’re now in the red schoolhouse on Richville Road. There’s plenty of room and new equipment in this wonderful expanded facility!

Email us or call 802-362-0222 to register. Space is limited, do it now while it’s on your mind.

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Second Welcome to Your Digital Camera Class Added

Our Welcome to your digital camera filled so quickly and the wait list started growing so we’re repeating the class for you in a couple weeks. Don’t delay, register now. This is a very popular class.

Welcome to Your NEW Digital Camera  – Mon & Wed 1/25 & 1/27 • 6-8pm • $65 Just Added!
New to digital photography? Learn all the exciting and useful features to get the best photos from your Point & Shoot!

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Great Classes for January

Welcome to Your NEW Digital Camera  – Tue & Thu 1/12 & 1/14 • 6-8pm • $65 CLASS FULL
New to digital photography? Learn all the exciting and useful features to get the best photos from your Point & Shoot!

Intro to Digital SLR Photography – Sat 1/9 • 9am-1pm •  $85
For new Digital SLR camera users. You’ll learn auto and creative modes plus manual operations. Master aperture and shutter speed to get the pictures you want.

Point & Shoot Like A Pro – Tue & Thu 1/19 & 1/21 • 6-8pm • $65
Learn the best techniques for getting great pictures using your point & shoot camera.

Photoshop Elements • Sat 1/23 • 9am-3pm • $125
Learn to use your computer to improve, correct and edit your digital images.

Led by Christine Glade, these classes are fun and packed with information and pro tips for improving you photography.

Click here to Register! Space is limited.

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Not Your Typical Fireworks

Consider using that Fireworks setting on your camera after the Fourth of July this year. Here the setting was used at night on a Ferris Wheel at the carnival. numberswiki.com

Because the shutter stays open longer a tripod would be ideal, but these shots were taken without one. Just remember to brace yourself to stay as steady as possible.

Click here for tips on capturing traditional fireworks.

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Springing into Digital Photography

Wipe off any remnant winter cobwebs still clinging to your creativity with a fun and information-packed digital photography class. You’ll find something for your area of interest, level of experience and equipment. If you don’t, drop us a note and let us know what you would like to see offered!

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