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Mastering Your Digital SLR or Mirrorless Camera
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Mastering Your Digital SLR or Mirrorless Camera

$100

with Ed2Go Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar May 23, 2023

Take control of your digital SLR or mirrorless camera. In this course, you will break through the technology barrier and learn how to use your DSLR to take beautiful photos.

You will start out by learning about the many features and controls of your DSLR and look at the lenses you need for the kind of photography you enjoy. Next, you will learn about metering, exposure compensation, managing aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. You will find out how to use these features to get the right exposure for every shot. Then turn your attention to flash photography, managing camera controls, photo files, and even working in manual mode. With these skills, you will be able to take your photography to the next level.

By the end of this course, you will be a DSLR master and will be able to take the photos you've always dreamed of.

Instructor-Led dates are as follows May 17, Jun 14, July 12 and Aug 16.

Self-Paced classes start anytime.

For more information or to register please click the link.

Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera
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Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera

Free

with Ed2Go Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar May 24, 2023

Nature photography can be a fun, relaxing, and exciting hobby! In this course, you'll learn about the many aspects of outdoor photography as well as how to master your digital camera's controls and features. With the knowledge you gain in this course, you'll be taking exceptional nature photos in no time.

You'll explore composition and lighting issues and find out how to take beautiful photos of landscapes, flowers, trees, and water. Along the way, you'll delve into your camera's shutter speed and aperture controls so that you'll be able to capture the photos you really want. You will discover how to use your computer to process your photos and digitally correct the most common problems. You'll see how your photos can become works of art rather than just snapshots of nature. By the end of this course, you'll have become the nature photographer you always wanted to be!

Instructor-Led dates are as follows May 17, Jun 14, July 12 and Aug 16.

Self-Paced classes start anytime.

For more information or to register please click the link.

Photographing People With Your Digital Camera
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Photographing People With Your Digital Camera

Free

with Ed2Go Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar May 24, 2023

Photographing people can be fun, exciting, and complicated! This course will make taking beautiful pictures of adults, children, and babies simple. You will start with the basic principles you need to know in order to become a people photographer. You will discover the best way to shoot faces, fix common close-up problems, and use digital photo editing techniques to retouch your photos and make other improvements.

Then you will move onto portrait and formal group shots, where you will learn how to organize people, which angles to use, and which to avoid. You will become proficient in action photography, and you will learn some fun, creative ways to photograph children and babies. You will even gain expertise in filling your photographs with imagery, setting moods, and creating themes. This course will have you well on your way to becoming a skilled people photographer.

Instructor-Led dates are as follows May 17, Jun 14, July 12 and Aug 16.

Self-Paced classes start anytime.

For more information or to register please click the link.

Individual Excellence
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Individual Excellence

Free

with Ed2Go Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jun 13, 2023

Personal development is key to success in and out of the workplace. You can develop career-enhancing skills in a single course that covers twelve popular one-day seminar topics, including goal setting, time management, and personal organization. You will learn how to improve your creative abilities, gain confidence with financial matters, and how to minimize conflict in your life. By the time you finish this course, you will have developed a fulfilling career plan and will hold the skills to improve your interpersonal relationships.

Instructor-Led classes begin on Jun 14, Jul 12, Aug 16 and Sept 13.  Self-Paced classes start at anytime.  For more information or to register please click the link.

15 iPhone/iPad Vision Accessibility Features - BoomerTECH Adventures

$50

with BoomerTECH Adventures, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2023

Open Enrollment.  ONLINE ONLY.  Work at your own pace.

Many people have vision issues.  A variety of iPhone/iPad settings allow you to use your device more easily when vision challenges arise.  In this course, you will learn where to find vision accessibility options and how to use them.  The vision accessibility features are identical on the iPhone and iPad except in a couple of noted instances.

Accounting and Finance for Entrepreneurs
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Accounting and Finance for Entrepreneurs

$129

with MindEdge ., York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2023

This course provides an introduction to key topics in accounting and finance for those involved in new ventures. It reviews financial accounting basics, including GAAP Principles and financial statements, and also covers key issues in finance, broadly defined as any financial or monetary activity that involves a company. CLICK HERE to register 

Basic Computer Skills Assessment

Free

with Northstar Testing and Training, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2023

This comprehensive assessment will let you know if you have the computer skills you need to be successful in school, work, and home. After testing, if you need to improve your skills, we can help you design a learning plan, either in a class, or in personalized lessons.

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Budgeting and Financial Analysis for Small Businesses
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Budgeting and Financial Analysis for Small Businesses

$99

with MindEdge ., York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2023

Many small business owners find creating a budget to be an intimidating process. However, creating and maintaining a budget for your business is a crucial component of success. Budgets assist in maintaining control of your business activities, and provide a road map to ensure you are spending money in the right places at the right time. Similarly, tracking performance and analyzing financial data provides insight into what is working, and what isn't, in terms of your business. Knowing how to interpret the information found in your business's financial statements is an important skill to develop. Financial analysis allows you to understand your business's financial position better and can help you make better financial decisions. This course will introduce you to the budgeting process and financial analysis. In module one, you will develop your ability to prepare budgets, generate pro forma financial statements, and analyze budget variances. Module two will focus on analyzing the financial position of your business through financial ratio analysis, benchmarking, and break-even analysis. CLICK HERE to register 





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