Photography Classes with Tom Ferguson
Current and Upcoming Classes
Conejo Valley Adult School
Thousand Oaks, CA

 

Digital Photography - Introduction: Jan 2017 Evening Class
This workshop will give you the essential skills needed to get started with digital photography. Students will learn about camera controls, shooting modes, file formats, resolution, memory cards, electronic flash, white balance and downloading images to your computer. Additionally, course covers composition, simple enhancement, preparation for email or website, printers and selecting digital image-editing software.

Participants should bring their digital camera to class for picture taking. Please bring the instruction manual for your camera to the first class. If you do not yet own a digital camera, you are welcome to attend the first class before purchasing a camera.

Instructor: Tom Ferguson is both a commercial and fine art photographer. As a commercial photographer he shoots product, architecture and corporate portraiture. As a fine art photographer he has appeared in over 100 exhibitions nationwide.

4 Wednesdays
Jan 4 – 25, 2017
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Conejo Valley Adult School, Thousand Oaks, CA Room #10
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Cost: $95 plus a $5 material fee payable to instructor
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Digital Photography - Introduction: Feb - March 2017 Morning Class
This workshop will give you the essential skills needed to get started with digital photography. Students will learn about camera controls, shooting modes, file formats, resolution, memory cards, electronic flash, white balance and downloading images to your computer. Additionally, course covers composition, simple enhancement, preparation for email or website, printers and selecting digital image-editing software.

Participants should bring their digital camera to class for picture taking. Please bring the instruction manual for your camera to the first class. If you do not yet own a digital camera, you are welcome to attend the first class before purchasing a camera.

Instructor: Tom Ferguson is both a commercial and fine art photographer. As a commercial photographer he shoots product, architecture and corporate portraiture. As a fine art photographer he has appeared in over 100 exhibitions nationwide.

4 Wednesdays
Feb 15 – March 8, 2017
9:15am - 12:15am
Conejo Valley Adult School, Thousand Oaks, CA Room #10
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Cost: $95 plus a $5 material fee payable to instructor
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Class #8131.103

 

Digital Photography - Introduction: March - April 2017 Evening Class
This workshop will give you the essential skills needed to get started with digital photography. Students will learn about camera controls, shooting modes, file formats, resolution, memory cards, electronic flash, white balance and downloading images to your computer. Additionally, course covers composition, simple enhancement, preparation for email or website, printers and selecting digital image-editing software.

Participants should bring their digital camera to class for picture taking. Please bring the instruction manual for your camera to the first class. If you do not yet own a digital camera, you are welcome to attend the first class before purchasing a camera.

Instructor: Tom Ferguson is both a commercial and fine art photographer. As a commercial photographer he shoots product, architecture and corporate portraiture. As a fine art photographer he has appeared in over 100 exhibitions nationwide.

4 Wednesdays
March 15 – April 5, 2017
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Conejo Valley Adult School, Thousand Oaks, CA Room #10
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Cost: $95 plus a $5 material fee payable to instructor
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Class #8131.304

 

Photoshop Elements for Beginners: March - April 2017 Afternoon Class

Everyone can turn everyday snapshots into sensational photos to cherish forever! Adobe’s Photoshop Elements software is inexpensive and easy to learn! Now everyone can quickly fix a photo, add artistic effects, and even combine images!

Prerequisite: Basic Computer Skills

Instructor: Tom Ferguson is both a commercial and fine art photographer. As a commercial photographer he shoots product, architecture and corporate portraiture. As a fine art photographer he has appeared in over 100 exhibitions nationwide.

6 Wednesdays
March 15 - April 26, 2017 (Note: no class 4/12)
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Conejo Valley Adult School, Thousand Oaks, CA Room #9
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Cost: $129
Class #5216.202
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Digital Photography - Intermediate: April - May 2017 Evening Class
This class is for those who have attended Digital Photography Introduction or for those familiar with the camera. This class will place more emphasis on the creative process. Topics will cover visualizing, composing, and designing better photographs. Students will learn to control and see light, both existing and flash. Bring your camera to class.

Participants should bring their digital camera to class for picture taking. Please bring the instruction manual for your camera to the first class.

Instructor: Tom Ferguson is both a commercial and fine art photographer. As a commercial photographer he shoots product, architecture and corporate portraiture. As a fine art photographer he has appeared in over 100 exhibitions nationwide.

4 Wednesdays
April 19 – May 10, 2017
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Conejo Valley Adult School, Thousand Oaks, CA Room #10
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Cost: $95 plus a $5 material fee payable to instructor
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Class #8132.302

 

Conejo Valley Adult School
1025 Old Farm Rd
Thousand Oaks, CA  91360
805-497-2761
Near the 23 and the Janss Road exit in Thousand Oaks, CA
Conveniently close to Simi Valley, Moorpark, Westlake, Camarillo, Agoura Hills, Oak Park, Calabassas and the San Fernando Valley.
Introduction to Digital Photography and Intermediate Digital Photography classes in Thousand Oaks, CA


Class Handouts / Notes: If you are looking for Tom's class handouts, either for past students review or new students preview, they can be found here. Please note that these are class handouts from the classes at Conejo Valley Adult School in Thousand Oaks. They are not on-line tutorials, they are intended to accompany an in person class and lecture with student hands on experience.


Private Lessons
Private lessons in digital photography, lighting, alternative process printing and/or large format photography are available in my Simi Valley studio. For most students, the Conejo Valley Adult School classes in Thousand Oaks will be a better choice. Please contact me at 805-577-6914 or use my  .