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Introduction to Photography, and more!

Come learn how to get the most out of your camera and the images you take!

Looking to get more out of your digital camera? Enjoy taking pictures and want to be sure you know how to "get the shot"?

This in-depth workshop is designed to help the beginner learn how to get the most out of their digital camera. We will cover how your camera works and which settings are best for specific photographic situations. We'll teach you simple yet powerful tricks that will take your photography to the next level!

This workshop covers and includes:

  • Easy to learn instruction by Master Photographer Stephen W. Oachs
  • Documented take-a-way reminders of what you've learned
  • Free on-line Aperture Academy photo gallery
  • Free prizes including gift certificates and more!

(Note: Students under 18 are welcomed but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.)

What Others Say...

:: Carol F. ::
"This was finally the class I had been looking for. As a total beginner I was nervous but as soon as I arrived I realized everyone else was a newbie. I loved this class!"

:: Tamara C. ::
"GREAT class last weekend! Stephen Oachs, THE CLASS INSTRUCTOR WAS AWESOME! "

:: Gail B. ::
"To those of you who is just starting out with a DSLR or even a point and shoot and have no idea how to use the extra buttons outside of the "auto", you need to take this class."

:: Tom R. ::
"What a fantastic experience. I can't stop talking about it and my friends and family -- I feel like my photography skill has gone to the next level. Can't wait until the next workshop!"

:: Dave R. ::
"As soon as you walk in, you realize that the people of Aperture Academy are serious about their business."

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Featuring Stephen Oachs

Stephen W. Oachs is an award-winning photographer, successful entrepreneur and technology veteran, who began his journey in photography the moment he picked up his first camera.

In 2009 Stephen founded The Aperture Academy, a unique combination of fine art photography gallery in conjunction with classroom and workshop instruction. Students of the Aperture Academy recieve hands on instruction designed for their individual skill level which includes everything from learning to shoot in the field to digital post processing techniques.

Completely self-taught, Stephen's unique and distinctive style has earned him recognition as one of today's finest nature photographers. He was recognized in 2007 as wildlife photographer of the year by the National Wildlife Federation and was awarded best nature photographer in 2008 by National Geographic.

Stephen has received many other awards and achievements. His work has graced the pages of such notable publications such as National Geographic, Popular Photography, Outdoor Photographer, National Wildlife Magazine and many others.


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