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Picture This Jackson announces spring photo class schedule

Jackson, MI - Picture This…Jackson announces the spring photo class schedule for 2023. These in-person classes offer instruction for anyone wanting to know more about how their camera works and how to get great pictures. All classes are held at Picture This…Jackson at 316 N Wisner St., in Jackson, and are taught by local educator Michael MacGuinness.

DSLR 1 -Understanding your DSLR

This course covers the basic camera settings and functions, the exposure triangle and understanding how a proper exposure is made.

          Jan. 21, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

          Jan. 25, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

          Jan. 30, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

          Feb. 7, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.


DSLR 2- Getting more out of your DSLR

In this second class in our series, you will learn more about camera controls, metering, exposure, focusing and more. We also clover white-balance settings, polarizing filters and neutral density filters.

          Feb. 15, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

          Feb. 20, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

          Feb. 25, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

          March 8, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.


DSLR 3 - More Custom Settings on Your DSLR

This class explores auto exposure bracketing, exposure adjustments in the auto modes, understanding focusing modes, and back-button focus. We will also take a look at metadata, the importance of lens hoods, JPG v RAW,  and storage cards.

          March 11, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

          March 20, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

          March 30, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.


DSLR 4 - Lenses and Flash

In this workshop, we will take a look at the variety of lenses and their benefits sand drawbacks. We will also being exploring flash lighting.

          April 5, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.


Lightroom Classic

This is a five-hour class. The morning is spent exploring some of the most valuable tools, working on provided images. After lunch, students will work on their own images, using the tools they learned to use from the morning session. Students are asked to bring some of their own RAW images with them. Students can use their own laptops or one can be borrowed on class day.

          April 15, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.


Each two-hour class costs $40, with the exception of the five-hour Lightroom Classic class, which costs $90.


For more information, visit, call at 517 782-9466, or visit our superstore at 316 N Wisner St, Jackson, MI 49202