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Courses - Photography By Design
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"Great photography is intentional, not by accident .........."


The Photography Club of Davis


The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), administered by UC Davis Extension


"Photography By Design" Photography Curriculum


1909 Galileo Court, Suite B

Davis, CA 95618


Fall 2013: “Photography By Design:Processing and Enhancing Digital Images Using Photoshop Elements (Beginner-Intermediate)” by Samer Alassaad


If you have a digital camera, point-and-shot or DSLR, and you are a beginner to intermediate
photographer, this class is for you. Whether your purpose is an artistic expression or to capture a special moment either with family or during travel, enhancing your images via software is an indispensable as well as a very exciting part of the photographic experience. In this course you will learn “why and how” to enhance your images using Photoshop Elements and how to bring your images back to life. The principles covered can apply to any other software.


I- First Session: Friday 9/27/2013, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

- Introduction: Why do we need to process and enhance digital images?


II- Second Session: Friday 11/4/2013, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

- Processing and Enhancing Digital Images: Cropping, adjusting color, adjusting exposure, retouching, adding text……….


III- Third Session: Friday 11/11/2013 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

-Processing and Enhancing Digital Images: working with Raw vs. Jpeg images, Black & White conversion…….


IV- Fourth Session: Friday 11/18/2013, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

- Interactive processing and enhancing session of images submitted by course participants.


If you wish to register, you can contact OLLI at: http://extension.ucdavis.edu/unit/osher_lifelong_learning_institute/

Phone number 530/757-8777

The cost of the fall quarter is $55 for OLLI members. (OLLI membership is $30)


OLLI is a membership group in Davis led and directed by unpaid volunteers. Its mission is lifelong learning for pleasure. Instructors volunteer their service to OLLI.

(There is no age limit for taking the class).


Best regards


Samer Alassaad