FALL 2019 WDM class starts Oct 1 to Nov 5th Register NOW

SLR Photography Skills
Learn the necessary skills for EVERY photo you’ll ever take! This comprehensive and inspiring class will help you connect your talents with your camera by learning operations, skills, and techniques of photography using Single Lens Reflex cameras (not fixed lens cameras).
Starts Oct 1, 2019 to Nov 5th
Tuesdays 7-9pm
6 week course…..
with ADDED HANDS ON SESSIONS on listed Sundays, NEW !!
Register Sep 9 for the most helpful short course in Iowa!
West Des Moines Community Ed.
Learning Resource Center –
Fairmeadows Room
$145

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Photography Hands-On Sessions NEW this session! – Additional hands-on instruction following the classroom work is available on these Sundays, 10/13, 10/20, and 10/27 from 1-3 p.m. Extra sessions are $48 each; students may sign up for all, some, or none. The sessions will be described in class beforehand and a minimum of four students from current or prior classes is needed for a session to be held. Learning Rescouce Center : Fairmeadows Room
Sunday, Oct 13
Sunday Oct 20
Sunday Oct 27
1:00 – 3:00 PM
$48/session

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Focus on Flash
The SECOND MOST important skill for photographers! Hands-On basic to advanced Techniques, Inside & Out.
Handouts, Q&A, examples.
To Be Determined
Sunday 1PM- 4PM
Bring your DSLR and add-on flash. No point & Shoot compacts. If you don’t have a flash call to reserve one for the class. Best to be comfortable with manual controls. Indoors and outside. REGISTER in STORE or BY PHONE
515-288-6888.
Location- TBD
1PM- 4PM
$60 per person,
(minimum 4 students)
Macro Magic
It’s a Small World, Let’s Photograph It!
Handout, Q&A
DATE- To Be Determined
Sunday 1PM-4PM.
Florals, textures, more.
Bring your DSLR and macro lens. Also flash and tripod if you have it. Best to be comfortable with manual controls. Mostly outdoors so subject to weather. Register in the store or by phone.
Wendover Gardens, West Des Moines $60 per person,
minimum 4
Portraits In the Junction
Learn to manage the challenges of natural lighting in your outdoor photos! An Outdoor Portrait Experience in Historic Valley Junction. Examples, handout info.
DATE- TBD..
Bring your DSLR and flash if you have one. If you don’t have a flash call to reserve one for class. Best to be comfortable with manual controls. Outdoors so subject to weather. Register in the store or by phone.
Valley Junction, West Des Moines $60 per person,
minimum 4

Stop in or call the store to register for private classes and on site photography consults – 515-288-6888.

One-on-One & Field Training

We offer private “One on One” or small group instruction in our studio. Plus, hands-on training on location.

Call for reservations and rates 515-288-6888.

Photography Studio Consultations

Need help setting up your home or business studio? Are you a retail store with an in-house studio?
We can help you maximize your setup to take the best shots possible.

Company Group Instruction

We can teach you how to take great photos of your company events and products.
Contact us to start learning how to promote your business.