Digital Photography Classes Offered in Lompoc and Solvang

All camera formats are welcome!

AUGUST 7, 2014--Aspiring photographers can learn new skills and become proficient with their digital camera by enrolling in digital photography classes offered this fall through Allan Hancock College Community Education.

Classes are noncredit (offer no college credit) and all camera formats are welcome, from 35mm DSLR to compact and point-and-shoot styles.  Classes cover camera menus and shooting modes along with the use of flash, macro photography and printing.  A $5 materials fee per class is required.

 Digital Photography Level 1 helps you learn what to look for when purchasing a digital camera. This class emphasizes appropriate photographic techniques such as using a flash, shooting in low light, and capturing sports, portrait and landscape images. Students also learn to manipulate images when printing, emailing, archiving and using them on the web. Two class sections are available:

  • Tuesday and Thursday August 19 – October 9, from 1 - 2:55 p.m. at the Solvang Center, Room 2
  • Tuesday and Thursday, October 14 – December 4, from 9 – 10:55 a.m. at the Lompoc Valley Center, Room 2-214

Digital Photography Level 2 is for students who have mastered the basics of digital photography and want to learn more advanced digital camera skills, digital editing and image manipulation. Class meets at the Allan Hancock College Solvang Center, located at the corner of Alisal Road and Elverhoy Way/Alisal Mesa Road (320 Alisal Road Suite 306, Solvang Village Square, Solvang, CA) on Tuesday and Thursday, October 14 – December 4, from 1 – 2:55 p.m. in Room 2.

 Register online at You may also receive registration assistance in person at Community Education (bldg. S) on the AHC Santa Maria campus. Printed copies of the Spectrum Community Education schedule of classes are available at all campus locations.

For more information, call Community Education at 922-6966 ext. 3209 (toll free in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties: 1-866-DIAL AHC (342-5242) ext. 3209).

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