Did you just get a new DSLR camera? Do you really want to learn the functions of your camera and how to use the it to its full potential? Do you struggle with good composition and artistry? Do the colors of your images not look right? When printing, do your prints look "funny" when the image on your camera or computer look great? If you answered YES to any of these questions and more, this class is the one for you. As an aspiring photographer in this class you will learn how to take your camera skill to the next level and higher. You will learn to not rely on the camera's "modes" but how to full control the camera's functions so you are in total control of the image. In addition to learning stronger camera skills you will also learn how to create better images through strong composition and design. During this class you learn what lenses and accessories you will need to create the images you dream of. (It's easier then you think!) Once you have the skills to take the images you have in your creative mind, you will need to finish the images so your friends and family can see the amazing photographer lurking in you. This class will also touch on the editing and finishing of your images. During this class a brief demonstration of the photographer's digital dark room to be given using both Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. You will need to bring: A DSLR camera or hybrid, the camera manual (yes really), a note book and pen, and a great sense of humor. The instructor will bring: The skills you need to become the photographer you always wanted to be and the ability to teach photography in a fun and interesting matter. You will laugh a lot in this class!! Little to no overheads or boring moments in class! This is a hands on class, you will need to bring your camera to each class.