I teach photography classes at the Arts Council of Princeton, the Princeton Adult School, and the Princeton Photography Club, and offer local and travel workshops throughout the year.  
I am also available for Individual instruction, both in person and online via Skype, FaceTime or Zoom.
Please use the Contact link if you'd like additional information.
Many thanks for your interest, 
Dave
Please scroll down to see 2019 Classes and Workshops...
Two-Hour Workshops in the Princeton Area
Saturday, February 16  
Saturday, March 2​​​​​​​
Saturday, April 6
Saturday, May 11
Sunday, May 19​​​​​​​
Wednesday, July 10
Saturdays, October 12 & 26, November 9
Three-Day Workshops in Other Locations
June 8 - 10
October 4 - 6
Weekly Classes in the Princeton Area
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Taking Great Photos 1 / Intro to Digital Photography
Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 pm, October 3 - October 31 (Arts Council of Princeton...REGISTER)
Tuesdays 6:00-7:30 pm, October 15 - November 12 (Princeton Adult School...REGISTER)
Tuesdays 6:00-7:30 pm, November 19 - December 17 (Princeton Adult School...REGISTER)
Have you ever taken a cool photo and then thought that it could be even more amazing if you knew just a bit more about photography?  This course will help you understand the basics of digital photography and help you have more fun with photography.  You will learn about the important settings on your camera and how they affect your photos.  You will also learn some useful tips about photo composition and editing.  Every class will include both classroom instruction and hands-on photography so that you can put your learning into action.
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Taking Great Photos 2 / Design and Composition in Photography
Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 pm, November 7 - December 12 (Arts Council of Princeton...REGISTER)
In this course, you will explore how to use principles of design and artistic composition to dramatically improve your photos.  You will learn advanced composition tools used by professional photographers every day and how to apply them to your photography.  These tools will enhance both your photographic skills and your enjoyment of photography.  Each session will include classroom instruction as well as hands-on photography.
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Lightroom 1:  Introduction to Lightroom Classic CC
Tuesdays 7:30-9:00 pm, October 15 - November 12  (Princeton Adult School...REGISTER)
Mondays 7:00-9:00 pm, October 7 - November 11  (Princeton Photography Club...REGISTER)
This course introduces the key features of Adobe’s popular and powerful photo editing program, Lightroom Classic CC. Through hands-on exercises, you will learn to import and review and your photos; adjust, correct, and enhance them; and organize your photo library.
Some of the topics covered include:
   ~ Importing, reviewing and rating photos
   ~ Organizing your photo library - working with Catalogs, Folders and Collections
   ~ Basic photo editing (white balance, exposure, tonal adjustments, etc.)
   ~ Cropping and spot removal
   ~ Applying graduated and radial Filters
   ~ Making horizontal, vertical and perspective corrections
   ~ Exporting photos
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Lightroom 2:  Advanced Photo Editing in Lightroom Classic CC
Mondays 7:00-9:00 pm, November 18 - December 16  (Princeton Photography Club...REGISTER)
This course focuses on the advanced editing capabilities within Adobe Lightroom Classic CC.  You will learn how to take your photos to their creative limit and create stunning images.  During each class, we will work on your photos, identifying creative possibilities and making impactful editing choices.
Some of the topics covered include:
   ~ Advanced color adjustments
   ~ Black & White conversions
   ~ Sharpening, blurring and masking
   ~ Noise reduction
   ~ Lens corrections
   ~ Merging photos (HDR and panorama)
   ~ Resolution and resampling
   ~ Printing
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Lightroom 3:  Creating Fine Art Images & Prints in Lightroom Classic CC
Mondays 7:00-9:00 pm, February 24 - March 23, 2020 (Princeton Photography Club...CONTACT DAVE TO REGISTER)
This master class combines the principles of artistic composition and visual design with the advanced editing and printing capabilities within Adobe Lightroom Classic CC.   This class is intended for those interested in creating exhibition-quality images and prints.
Some of the topics covered include:
   ~ Principles of visual design and composition
   ~ Localized focus and tonal contrast enhancements
   ~ Color theory and color adjustments 
   ~ Advanced B&W editing (light, shadows and luminosity)
   ~ Advanced printing and presets 
   ~ Exploring print media options
   ~ Color management

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