I teach photography classes at the Arts Council of Princeton and the Princeton Adult School, and offer workshops in various locations several times per year.  
I am also available for one-on-one mentoring, 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
September 20 - 22
Weekly Classes in the Princeton Area
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Taking Great Photos 1 / Intro to Digital Photography
Wednesday 6:30-8:00 pm, January 30 - March 13 (Arts Council of Princeton...REGISTER)
Tuesday 6:00-7:30 pm, Feb 12 - March 19 (Princeton Adult School...REGISTER)
Note:  Class will repeat in the fall semester
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 useful tips about photo composition and editing.  Every class will include both classroom instruction and hands-on photography.
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Taking Great Photos 2 / Design and Composition in Photography
Thursday 10:00-11:30 am, January 31 - March 14 (Arts Council of Princeton...REGISTER)
Note:  Class will repeat in the fall semester
You will explore how to use principles of design and artistic composition to dramatically improve your images.  The tools and tips you learn will advance your photographic skills and help you have a more fun and satisfying experience with photography.  Each session will include classroom instruction, as well as hands-on photography so that you can put your learning into action.
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Lightroom 1:  Introduction to Lightroom Classic CC
Tuesday 7:30-9:00 pm, Feb 12 - March 19 (Princeton Adult School...REGISTER)
Note:  Class will repeat in the fall semester
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
Thursday 7:00-8:30 pm, Feb 14 - March 14 (Princeton Adult School...REGISTER)
Note:  Class will repeat in the fall semester
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
Date & Location TBD
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
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