Learning at The Bakery

Due to the lowered costs of digital cameras, photography as a hobby and as a profession has reached incredibly new heights. To assist many of these new enthusiasts, we began offering formal classes and courses in our studio in Washington, DC. Sure, many can learn a lot online by “teaching themselves”. However, in our structured environment, we can offer hands-on instruction, outings led by some of the areas most talented photographers, the opportunity to use studio lighting on professional models, as well as paid opportunities tailored towards new photographers upon completion of courses.

 

All courses are now broadcast online for those who are unable to attend due to distance, or COVID-19 limitations.

COURSES

ADVANCED IMAGING I

This course is designed to teach each student to be able to efficiently and consistently capture all types of photographic images using standard digital cameras with removable lenses (DSLRs) or film equivalents. By learning the various camera settings, functions, traditional and contemporary means of composition, to manipulate studio and/or natural lighting, at the completion of this course each student will have a solid foundation upon which he/she will be able to produce incredible images.

Instructor: Derrel R. Todd

Duration: October 1, 2020 - March 25, 2021 

Days Held: Each Thursday

Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

ADVANCED IMAGING II

This course is designed to teach advanced professional photographers the skills that will differentiate them from their peers and colleagues in the industry. Over the years, I've found that those key distinctions come in the form of lighting, moreover light manipulation, contracting, the mastering of social media and marketing, as well as high-end branding & sales. to be able to efficiently and consistently capture all types of photographic images using standard digital cameras with removable lenses (DSLRs) or film equivalents. 

Instructor: Derrel R. Todd

Duration: October 7, 2020 - March 31, 2021

Days Held: Each Wednesday

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

INTRO TO CINEMATOGRAPHY

This course is designed to teach each student to be able to efficiently and consistently conceive, create, and edit several types of motion filled imaging using standard DSLR and/or Mirrorless cameras, and the latest industry standard editing software. By the completion of the course, the student will also be familiar with camera movements, lighting techniques, and the latest in editing trends when processing recorded footage. By learning various lighting diagrams, audio recording and microphone placement, camera settings & functions, as well as traditional and contemporary means of composition, continuity, capture, last but not least....editing, each student will have a solid foundation upon which he/she will be able to produce incredible moving images for any organization or individual, including oneself.

Instructors: Nia Barge & Miesha Dennis 

Duration: October 6, 2020 - March 30, 2021

Days Held: Each Tuesday

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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CLASSES

DIGITIAL ARTISTRY |

ADOBE LIGHTROOM 

This course is designed to teach each student to effectively use Adobe Lightroom within their workflow as a photographer. By learning the functionality, modules, and editing capabilities of Lightroom, the student will be empowered to improve management of image files. At the completion, each student will have a solid foundation in file management workflow, editing, and exporting. The course will be held each Monday online (Zoom) unless otherwise noted during class. photo assignments will occur occasionally, with plenty of notice. The textbook for this course is included with the tuition cost.

Instructors: Naku Mayo 

Duration: October 12, 2020 - April 12, 2021

Days Held: Each Monday

Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

DIGITIAL ARTISTRY & EDITING II |

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP 

This course is designed to teach each student the functions of the various tools in Photoshop, how to retouch people/skin, correct poor exposures, add graphics and text to images, as well as remove unwanted persons or items from images. In addition, correcting so-so images, or "rescuing" bad ones will also be covered. By learning how to use the various tools and features available in Photoshop, several plugins, as well as other software to create exciting new images, each student will be able to take their photography hobby or business in an exciting and limitless new direction!

Duration: TBD

Days Held: TBD

Time: TBD

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