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 the courses.

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: April 2, 2019 - September 25, 2019

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: April 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

INTRO TO CINEMATOGRAPHY

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.

Instructors: Nia Barge & Miesha Dennis 

Duration: April 7, 2019 - September 29, 2019

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.

This class will resume in the fall.

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!

This class will resume in the fall.

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