Adobe Photoshop CC & Photography Classes In Bakersfield California

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The popular "Introduction to Digital Photography" photography class, instructed by award winning local photographer Ed Ruth author of The Digital Camera, Lens and Photoshop CC is provided on a monthly basis at Henley's Photography located at 2000 H Street, Bakersfield, California 93301, (661-324-9484).

This class is conducted during two consecutive Thursday evenings at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The photography course cost $60 if you pay before class but $70 at the class. Pay for the course at Henley's. The "Introduction to Digital Photography" course will provide you with all the information you need to reach beyond AUTO mode into the realm of creative photography.

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One-to-One Classes:

Individualized or One-to-One instruction.... Individualized courses include: Introduction to Digital Photography (using your specific digital camera), Black & White Photography, Introduction to Adobe Lightroom CC, Adobe Photoshop CC, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2017, or Building a High-Performance Photographer's Computer. Individualized classes in other areas of photography or graphic arts can be arranged. To schedule a class or for additional information, contact me at: You may include up to three friends or family members in any One-to-One class. One-to-One instruction will be tailored to meet your individual needs. I can jumpstart your skills with easy to understand and practical training. You will be left with functional work-flow knowledge that you can use to great personal or professional advantage. One-to-One classes are always confidential. I do not disclose the name, profession, or personal information of my students to anyone. One-to-One classes are typically conducted at a local coffee shop but I do make housecalls as arranged.

If you need instruction in Lightroom, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, or Desktop Publishing using Adobe InDesign you have come to the right place. I can provide you with all the information you will need to be successful with those aspects of your job that deal with publishing and design.

Need to get up and running with digital photography today? Need to batch process images right NOW! email me at: A single One-to-One class will solve this problem!Your Instructor. A truly nice fellow! Ed Ruth has been teaching “Introduction to Digital Photography,” and "Introduction to Lightroom & Photoshop" courses, at Henley's Photography in Bakersfield for six years. See also: The Sigma SuperFan Contest

Your photography teacher wrote a book for the students in his classes:

The new 198 page, 96,000 word, PDF book The Digital Camera, Lens, and Photoshop CC is free for the phototeacher’s students and available at a modest price for those who cannot attend a class. This book covers many aspects of photography including exposure, luminance, depth of field, focusing, Photoshop CC, Camera Raw, composition, hyperfocal formula and the circle of confusion, lenses, and lens coatings to name a few. The book emphasizes image composition that emphasizes an image's subject of interest while preserving tonal values. Both JPEG and RAW are covered. Every button and dial on your camera is explained. White Balance and focus points are covered in depth.

The camera is a tool and helping you select the best tool for the photographic work or play you have in mind is one purpose of this book. I also discuss composition, exposure, black & white photography, and other information useful to the mind behind the camera. Lastly, this book is not a textbook. Read this book as if it were an informal discussion. Relax and enjoy the technological revolution in photography. It is an ongoing process with surprises and innovations emerging continually. In fact, no contrivance of humanity links physics, applied technology, and art, as completely as the digital camera.


Digital Camera, Lens and Photoshop
The Digital Camera, Lens, and Photoshop CC


In the book "The Digital Camera, Lens, and Photoshop CC" you will learn how to properly photograph and apply post-production adjustments to a subject of interest such as the cover photo of the book and obtain similar results. Highlights and shadows are retained and depth of field helps to isolate the subject of interest from its surroundings.Cover photo: Antiques by Ed Ruth: Nikon D7100, Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8, 1/25s, f/5.6, ISO: 1000.

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