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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.

Music Made Easy
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Music Made Easy

$100

with Ed2Go Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar May 23, 2023

If you enjoy music and would like to know more about what makes it work, this is the course for you. You'll gain a complete understanding of rhythm, melody, and harmony, and you'll be able to recognize pitches on the musical staff and on the keyboard. Each lesson will build on previous lessons, while also introducing new musical concepts.

You'll explore the keyboard in full detail, with an emphasis on the structure of major scale and the signatures of major keys. You will examine the many significant contributions early music theorists made to the understanding of music and be able to build intervals, major scales, and chords. By the time you complete this comprehensive and full-featured course, you'll be able to read, write, and even play simple pieces of music!

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.

Keys to Successful Money Management
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Keys to Successful Money Management

Free

with Ed2Go Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jun 20, 2023

If you're interested in discovering how most wealthy people amassed their fortunes, this is the course for you. All it takes is organization, discipline, and a firm knowledge of how to proceed. If you're serious about accumulating a sizable nest egg and living the life of your dreams, you will have to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for success.

In this course, a certified financial planner will walk you through the steps you need to take in order to achieve true financial success. You'll become comfortable with the broad array of investment choices available to you right now, and you'll discover the best ways to acquire and accumulate both cash and real property. You'll also learn about the tax implications of your investment decisions, along with steps you can take to protect any wealth you acquire.

Instructor-Led classes begin on July 12, August 16 and Sept 13.  

Self-paced classes begin 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 





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