Classes

Get the most out of your equipment. We featured classes throughout the year to help you become an expert with your camera.

We offer educational opportunities for all levels of photography, from the basics to advanced courses in macro photography, flash, studio setup and many more. Instruction is available one-on-one, small groups or through West Des Moines Adult Education.

Classes, Events and Consultation

Photography Instruction – Alexander’s is here to help you get the most out of your camera and lenses. The following educational services are currently available, with plans for additional workshops and classes in the future. All classes taught by Steve Alexander.

Classes through the WDM Adult ED
• Photography Series • Focus On Flash • Macro
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Fall WDM class dates not yet set for 2018

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SLR Photography Skills
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).
Completed Spring Course, 25th year

September 2018 dates not yet set
Tuesdays 7-9pm
6 week course

West Des Moines Community Ed.
Learning Resource Center –
Fairmeadows Room
$145
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Focus on Flash
Hands-On basic to advanced Techniques, Inside & Out.
Handouts, Q&A, examples.
Sunday July 8th
1PM- 3:30 or 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.
Location TBD. Des Moines or West Des Moines$80 per person,
minimum 3
Macro Magic
It’s a Small World, Let’s Photograph It!
Handout, Q&A
Sunday June 10th
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$80 per person,
minimum 3
Portraits In the Junction
An Outdoor Portrait Experience in Historic Valley Junction. Examples, handout info.
Sunday July 1st
1PM- 4PM
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$80 per person,
minimum 3

Stop in or call the store to register for classes – 515-288-6888.

Want more information?

Email or call Steve 288-6888. Please include your phone number. To setup a one-on-one instructional session or small group class contact Steve 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.