Photography classes

Spring Term

Adobe Pho­to­shop for Beginners

Editing photos on a laptopLearn the basics of Adobe Photoshop’s pop­u­lar image-editing pro­gram. You’ll learn how to enhance, retouch, hand-color, cre­ate spe­cial effects, com­bine pho­tos and  other use­ful tech­niques. Class meets in the schools com­puter lab for hands-on train­ing. Pre­req­ui­site: Pro­fi­cient com­puter skills

6:00pm — 8:30pm , Tues­day 3/18 — 4/22 (No class 4/15), 5-weeks, Room 207 Science/Tech Bldg, Fees: BH Res­i­dents $70.00 — Non-Residents $88.00 Down­load Pho­to­shop for free 30-day trial.

Dig­i­tal Pho­tog­ra­phy for Beginners: 

girl taking picturesClass is designed for those who need help unlock­ing the mys­ter­ies of their dig­i­tal cam­era, from com­pacts to dSLRs. Expo­sure basics, modes & set­tings, com­po­si­tion and edit­ing images are explained through hands-on demos and assign­ments. Bring your cam­era, w/charged bat­tery, cables & instruc­tion book (if you have one) to first class. We’ll be tak­ing pic­tures the first night!

6:00pm — 8:30pm, Tues­day 4/29 — 5/27, 5-weeks, Room 207 Science/Tech Bldg., Fees: BH Res­i­dents $70.00 — Non-Residents $88.00

Sum­mer term — begins in June

Ps IconsIntermediate/Advanced Pho­to­shop

This course builds on your exist­ing knowl­edge of Pho­to­shop and expands your list of cre­ative tech­niques to turn an ordi­nary photo into the extra­or­di­nary. We’ll focus on tech­niques to cor­rect expo­sure & color, cre­ate effects, mak­ing selec­tions & com­pos­ites and retouching.

6:00pm — 8:30pm,  Tues­day 6/2 — 7/1, 5-weeks, Room 207 Science/Tech Bldg., Fees: BH Res­i­dents $70.00 — Non-Residents $88.00

Classes are offered by the Bev­erly Hills Com­mu­nity Ser­vices. Enroll online, look for the Pro­grams tab, then click on Adults 18+ Cat­e­gory & Enrich­ment to find my classes, Or enroll 1st night of class, it’s super easy and I’ll have the enroll­ment forms, pre­fer credit card or check. And I’m happy to answer any of your ques­tions about pho­tog­ra­phy or pho­to­shop. Classes meet at the Bev­erly Hills High School, 241 S. Moreno Dr., room 207 Sci/Tech build­ing. Reg­is­tra­tion Office, (310) 285‑6850, Mon-Fri 9am-4pm.

There’s free park­ing on cam­pus. To access the park­ing lot enter @Durant x Moreno Drive (stop light). Please email me you’ve enrolled & I’ll pro­vide you with direc­tions & addi­tional infor­ma­tion. It’s a big cam­pus & very easy to get lost. Keith John­son, instruc­tor, email me: kjpho­tog @

Tutor­ing: I can arrange a time for per­sonal instruc­tion too, at your home or office.