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in Lifelong Learning

Portrait Photography


with Steve McGrath

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 1, 2022 at 6 pm

This portrait photography course is designed to teach you everything you need to know to take professional-quality portraits. You will learn how to work with all different types of subjects, from individuals and groups to children and pets. Steve will explain the nuances of lighting and posing, how to shoot in studio or on location, and how to master the gear you will need to create inspiring work!

Photoshop Elements


with Steve McGrath

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 5, 2022 at 6 pm

This workshop will help participants learn Photoshop© techniques and skills, and apply them immediately to their personal photography. Using classroom lecture and interactive student participation, the course will cover workflow, file types, optimizing images, layers, tools, panoramics, color balance, black and white, and archiving. Extensive handouts will lead students step-by-step so that skills can be practiced at home. We use Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019 for our instructional labs in class.



with Jill Braceland DBA Managing Change

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 7, 2022 at 6 pm

This seminar is designed to offer organizing strategies to start your downsizing efforts. Establish your project priorities, learn what supplies you might need, and set realistic time constraints. Leave with an action plan.

Macro/Close Up Photography


with Steve McGrath

In this Beginner/Intermediate Landscape Photography Class Steve will show you all the various camera settings you can use when taking Landscape Photography utilizing your Shutter and Aperture settings for the best exposure. Including understanding and using natural light, finding the best composition, understanding the ways different focal length lenses behave and using depth of field and the use of filters. Tripods are also a plus but not mandatory for the class and you can use Smartphone or digital camera for this class.

July 21 Online Class 6-8:00pm

July 23 Meet at the Cliff Walk at York Harbor 9-11:00am

July 24 Meet Online to View and critique our Images 6-8:00pm


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